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2nd Sunday After Epiphany 15 Jan 2017 Sermon LUX VERA - January 19, 2017 ... life at Nazareth; and that teaches us the value of getting the little things right; of making sure our private life matches our public professions. And the immense importance of the family in God's plans. Eventually it was time to go out into the public arena and be more explicit about His intentions. The miracle of Cana was His first public miracle. It meant that forces opposed to Him, demonic and human, would now work harder to destroy Him. ...http://luxvera.blogspot.com/2017/01/2nd-sunday-after-epiphany-15-jan-2017.html

The Holy Family 8 Jan 2017 Sermon LUX VERA - January 12, 2017 Holy Family 8.1.17 School of Love God tells us to love one another, and to love our neighbour. Our neighbour is anyone with whom we come in contact, whether regularly or once only. He knew we would find that command difficult so He gave us the family as a kind of training ground for growth in charity! We can practise on those we see every day; learn to love them despite their faults; and try to make ourselves more agreeable to them despite our faults. It is ...http://luxvera.blogspot.com/2017/01/the-holy-family-8-jan-2017-sermon.html

Dublin Priest Publishes New Book of Prayers, Meditations and Reflections on Family Life CLERICAL WHISPERS - January 11, 2017 Love One Another As I Have Loved You is the title of a new book of prayers, meditations and reflections on family life compiled by Father Gareth Byrne, a priest of the Archdiocese of Dublin, in response to the publication of Amoris Laetitia Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on Love in the Family . The collection includes reflective pieces on family, friendship and opportunity and invites readers to take time in the ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2017/01/dublin-priest-publishes-new-book-of.html

Jan 11 - Weekday in Ordinary Time FATHER BILL DINGA'S BLOG - January 11, 2017 ... life experiences. He came forth from the Father, to be the representation of Him, to invite us all – who would believe – to a family life of unimaginable perks, favors and wealth and life that lasts forever in a paradise magnificent. "Everyone is looking for you," the disciples tell Jesus, after he begins to make a difference in people's lives by touching them and healing them: for example, Simon's mother-in-law, ...http://fatherbill1975.blogspot.com/2017/01/jan-111-weekday-in-ordinary-time.html

A Thought for Christmastide SAINT LOUIS CATHOLIC - January 10, 2017 ... countries. In honour of the Three Kings, who came from the East to adore the Babe of Bethlehem, each family chose one of its members to be King . The choice was thus made. The family kept a feast, which was an allusion to the third of the Epiphany-Mysteries - the Feast of Cana in Galilee - a Cake was served up, and he who took the piece which had a certain secret mark, was proclaimed the King of the day. Two portions of the cake were reserved for the poor, in ...http://stlouiscatholic.blogspot.com/2017/01/a-thought-for-christmastide.html

Pope Francis' Visit – Keeping the Focus on the Family (Comment) CLERICAL WHISPERS - January 8, 2017 ... family is in crisis, the world is in crisis since the family is the basic building block of society. The family has also been described as the 'domestic Church', so any crisis facing the family also becomes a crisis for the Church. It is in families where children hear the first murmurings about faith. It is also in the family where children learn the values that will guide their lives for decades to come. ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2017/01/pope-francis-visit-keeping-focus-on.html

Fifth Day of Christmas, 2016 JC EVERSON - December 31, 2016 Feast of the Holy Family, Dec. 30th One of the first things I learned about Jesus was that he spent most of his life in a family. He was a preacher, a rabbi for the last three years of his life, but the rest of it was spent with family. Most of it was spent among family. Because I don't think that humankind has changed much in 2000 plus years, I imagine there was fun, laughter, tears ...http://jceverson.blogspot.com/2016/12/fifth-day-of-christmas-2016.html

Feast of the Holy Family – Jesus, Mary, and Joseph JEAN M. HEIMANN - December 30, 2016 "The family is the privileged setting where every person learns to give and receive love… The family is an intermediate institution between individuals and society, and nothing can completely take its place… The family is a necessary good for peoples, an indispensable foundation for society and a great and lifelong treasure for couples. It is a unique good for children, who are meant to be the fruit of the love, of the total ...http://www.jeanmheimann.com/2016/12/feast-holy-family-jesus-mary-joseph/

"I Don't Know Why Sometimes I Get Frightened" Καθολικός διάκονος - December 30, 2016 Because Christmas fell Sunday this year today Roman Catholics observe the Feast of the Holy Family. This feast is usually observed on the Sunday after Christmas. In my years serving at The Cathedral of the Madeleine I almost always preached on this feast. We celebrate this wonderful feast, which highlights the fact that despite the unusual circumstances surrounding His birth, God saw fit that His only begotten Son be born into a family so that He would have ...http://scottdodge.blogspot.com/2016/12/i-dont-know-why-sometimes-i-get.html

December 30 - The Holy Family FATHER BILL DINGA'S BLOG - December 30, 2016 + On this Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I should like to focus on the person of St. Joseph. Yesterday we celebrated the feast of the Child Jesus, next Friday we will celebrate the feast of Mary, the Mother of Jesus and of God, and so today it is fitting and proper to speak for a few moments on holy, just, good and faith-filled Joseph who was chosen by God to be the husband of Mary and foster-father of Jesus the Lord. Joseph possessed all of the virtues ...http://fatherbill1975.blogspot.com/2016/12/december-30-holy-family.html

The Holy Family PRINTED AS PREACHED - December 30, 2016 ... the image of the baby Jesus still glowing in our minds, today's celebration of the feast of the Holy Family fast-forwards 12 years. Much can happen in a few days! Having lost sight of him for a few days, all of a sudden Joseph and Mary are shocked to find Jesus standing up and talking to and questioning the elders in the temple - not as a child, but as their equal, and he does so with authority. Mother is confused, hurt and even naturally upset, having probably worried for ...http://printedaspreached.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-holy-family.html

Feast of the Holy Family BIG C CATHOLICS - December 29, 2016 ... general breakdown of the family, however, at the end of the past century and at the beginning of our own, prompted the popes, especially the far-sighted Leo XIII, to promote the observance of this feast with the hope that it might instill into Christian families something of the faithful love and the devoted attachment that characterize the family of Nazareth. The primary purpose of the Church in instituting and promoting this feast is to present the Holy ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2016/12/feast-of-holy-family.html

'Papal Visit to Ireland Will Inspire Us and Turn Around Negativity Towards Church' CLERICAL WHISPERS - December 29, 2016 ... having this world gathering of families." When Pope Francis called Cardinal Farrell on the telephone last May to offer him the role of Prefect of the new Department for Laity, Family and Life, the Cardinal said he was "just completely shocked". "He called me on the telephone and started to talk to me about coming to Rome to set up this new dicastery. I didn't know what to say or how to respond," he said. "I had spent most of my life involved ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/12/papal-visit-to-ireland-will-inspire-us.html

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2016 Bishop of Kilmore CLERICAL WHISPERS - December 24, 2016 Christmas greetings to you wherever you are today. Every family has their own particular way of marking Christmas, their own traditions and rituals which are often handed down from parents or grandparents. Still, we are all united in remembering and celebrating the birth of Christ our Saviour. Christmas, we often say, is a family time. Scattered families come back home to be together for the feast. Christmas reminds us that families are important for our ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/12/christmas-message-2016-bishop-of-kilmore.html

Christmas Message 2016 Bishop of Elphin CLERICAL WHISPERS - December 24, 2016 ... (The Joy of Love) by Pope Francis. In this letter of encouragement he reflects on the practical challenges of family life against the background of the hope that God keeps in his heart for every person and every family. Pope Francis invites us "to look to the reality of the family today in all its complexity, with both its lights and shadows" so that we can, as Christians, respond positively to the challenge of supporting ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/12/christmas-message-2016-bishop-of-elphin.html

Council of Cardinals Discusses Role of Laity in the Church CLERICAL WHISPERS - December 16, 2016 ... Pontifical Commission for Latin America. In that letter, released in April, Francis strongly reaffirmed the right of laypeople to make decisions in their lives , saying that priests must trust that the Holy Spirit is working in them and that the Spirit "is not only the 'property' of the ecclesial hierarchy." Australian Cardinal George Pell, head of the new centralized Secretariat of the Economy, also gave a presentation to the cardinals, as did O'Malley, who leads the Pontifical Commission for ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/12/council-of-cardinals-discusses-role-of.html

Archbishop Says Church Must Help People in Marriage Difficulty CLERICAL WHISPERS - December 15, 2016 ... Indeed, the really great families which we all know would be the very first to admit that their marriage and family life were far from ideal. That does not mean that we do not propose an ideal for all to aim at." He also noted how "there are some in the church who are unsettled by the ability of the pope to place himself in the midst of the uncertainties of people lives. Some, even senior church figures, seem to feel that the affirmation of certainties in an ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/12/archbishop-says-church-must-help-people.html

In a World Torn by Conflict, Nonviolence Is a Christian Requirement, Pope Says EWTN NEWS - VATICAN NEWS - December 12, 2016 Vatican City, Dec 12, 2016 / 06:34 am ( EWTN News/CNA ).- When it comes to the many conflicts splintering different parts of the world, Pope Francis said the Christian response must be one of nonviolence, which isn't passive, but active and has roots in a strong family life.http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/EwtnNews-Vatican/~3/jkrqOeHXF9I/new.php

Asian Bishops Discuss Family Life, Consecrate Families to the Holy Family CLERICAL WHISPERS - December 9, 2016 The Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences gathered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, for a seven-day meeting devoted to "The Asian Catholic Family: Domestic Church of the Poor on a Mission of Mercy." The Pope's envoy to the meeting—Cardinal Telesphore Toppo of Ranchi, India—said that "our Catholic families across Asia once [were] bound within traditional ties, cultural values, social norms, and enhanced by Catholic Faith," but "today are faced with numerous problems ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/12/asian-bishops-discuss-family-life.html

Immaculate Conception Novena: Day 5 HAPPY CATHOLIC* - December 4, 2016 ... life in the light of faith. Her considerations, full of affection, colour her entire attitude toward the various occurrences of her life as they unfold. Mary gives us a supreme example of interior recollection. Her insistent prayer rises to heaven like the sweet perfume of the rose... The Blessed Virgin shows us how to ponder the truths of the Faith in our heart. We also come to perceive the events of our life in the light of God's presence. ...http://happycatholic.blogspot.com/2016/12/immaculate-conception-novena-day-5.html

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