Tag Archives: New Evangelization

Are there big changes coming for the Church in Ireland?

From the Irish Examiner comes something that makes sense. Vatican has ‘dramatic’ plans for Irish Church By Jennifer Hough Saturday, August 13, 2011 THE Vatican is planning “something dramatic” for the Irish Church in the coming months which could see … Continue reading

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Exorcism of a Community

Troops and officers who go into battle would do well to familiarize themselves with all the weapons at their disposal.  They should know a) that they have them, b) what they do and c) how to use them and when.  … Continue reading

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Suffer the little ones to learn Gregorian chant and Latin

Liturgical liberals usually run down the intelligence of people in the pews, saying among other things that Joe and Mary Catholic will not be able to understand the new, corrected translation, or quod Deus avertat, LATIN. “It’s toooo haaard!“, they … Continue reading

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Eucharistic FLASH MOB – WDTPRS POLL

Please watch this whole video before reacting.  Then think about it for a few minutes before reacting. A Franciscan priest and a small group with him took it to the streets and staged a Eucharistic Flash Mob. [wp_youtube]cZ5aYoSr3Hg[/wp_youtube] What do … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI speaks to the new Council for “New Evangelization”

From CNA: Crisis of ‘indifference’ shows need for New Evangelization, Pope says Vatican City, May 30, 2011 / 10:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict stressed the urgency of evangelizing modern society, saying that Christians today face the task of reaching … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Tuesday 5th Week of Lent: bittersweet

COLLECT Da nobis, quaesumus, Domine, perseverantem in tua voluntate famulatum, ut in diebus nostris et merito et numero populus tibi serviens augeatur. In the Tridentinum and in the 1962 Roman Missal this prayer is listed for Tuesday after Passion Sunday … Continue reading

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The Holy Father’s Christmas Message to the UK and some reactions

The UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, proffers the full text of the Holy Father’s message. My emphases and comments: Recalling with great fondness my four-day visit to the United Kingdom last September, I am glad to have the … Continue reading

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The 2012 Synod of Bishop will focus on…

From CNS comes this news.  Woo hoo. Next synod theme: New evangelization October 24, 2010 by John Thavis VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict announced today that he’s chosen “new evangelization” as the theme for the next world Synod of Bishops in … Continue reading

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“to reconcile disputes and to renew the Church”

I have been hammering away for years now that the major goal of Pope Benedict’s pontificate is the revitalize our Catholic identity. There is a macro dimension to this and there is a micro dimension. With my emphases and comments … Continue reading

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