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In Thanksgiving for Cardinal Egan HANDING ON THE FAITH - March 7, 2015 ... catechesis. Many of you will recall his outstanding homilies at our annual Liturgy and Communion Breakfast each June. Those of you who attended the Catechetical Forum in the Bronx last October will remember his superb homily. His wisdom, prayerfulness and love for the catechetical community certainly was evident as he sat to preach, unable to stand because of weak legs. He was almost grandfatherly as he gave the homily in a style reminiscent of the Fireside Chats of President Franklin Delano ...http://blog.archny.org/faith/?p=956
Stations of the Cross ATONEMENTONLINE - February 21, 2015 ... thy peer may be: Sweetest wood, and sweetest iron! Sweetest weight is hung on thee. The Second Station - Jesus Receives the Cross V. We adore thee, O Christ, and we bless thee: (genuflect) R. Because by thy holy Cross thou hast redeemed the world. THE READING : (St. John 19:14, 17) Pilate saith unto the Jews, Behold your King! But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priest answered, We have no king but Caesar. ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2015/02/stations-of-cross.html
ASK FATHER: How Can I Gain a Plenary Indulgence As Fast As I Can? FR. Z'S BLOG - February 9, 2015 ... say a prayer for him: Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord. Let perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen. Second, I am pleased that you would think to obtain an indulgence for him. All of us should be aware of indulgences and seek to obtain them as often as we can. Think of how that might change our lives and how much benefit that would have for poor souls. Third, if ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wdtprs/DhFa/~3/6d5y74urk5o/
Saint Odilo of Cluny COMMUNIO - January 3, 2015 ... Odilo's attention: the care of the poor and the souls of the dead. Of the latter concern also impacted the prior –he decreed that Mass be offered and a monetary offering be made for the poor. He made almsgiving connect with fasting and prayer for the dead: it is not only a lenten piece of Christian spirituality but something that gives a renewed flavor to living the gospel. Odilo instructed that the offering of food given to twelve poor people (as much food as the monks ...http://communio.stblogs.org/index.php/2015/01/saint-odilo-of-cluny/
Myrrh Bearing Women IMPRISONED IN MY BONES - December 26, 2014 ... I'm not leaving you." ~Jacob Boddicker, SJ Myrrh Bearing Women by Christi Jentz I've had the great honor of organizing the Monthly Prayer Request for Priests calendar for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee since September 2010. The calendars are arranged in alphabetical order, listing all of the active and retired priests of the Archdiocese as well as requesting prayer for the Archbishop, bishops, religious order priests, seminarians and those in discernment for the ...http://annebender.blogspot.com/2014/12/myrrh-bearing-women.html
Christmas Novena Starts December 16 CATHOLIC FIRE - December 16, 2014 The following Christmas Novena begins December 16 and is prayed for nine consecutive days. It is suggested for private use with the family. The three leader parts, Father, Eldest Child and Mother may be adjusted to fit your family situation or to use in a classroom, parish or prayer group. The Christmas Novena All: In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. + Our Father... Hail Mary... Father: O Lord, Open my lips. All: And my ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2014/12/christmas-novena-starts-december-16.html
Indulgences for the Year of Consecrated Life VIS NEWS - HOLY SEE PRESS OFFICE - November 28, 2014 ... the customary conditions (sacramental confession, Eucharistic communion and prayer in keeping with the intentions of the Supreme Pontiff) to all members of the institutes of consecrated life and other truly repentant faithful moved by a spirit of charity, starting from the first Sunday of Advent this year until 2 February 2016, the day of the closure of the Year of Consecrated Life. The indulgence may also be offered for departed souls in ...http://visnews-en.blogspot.com/2014/11/indulgences-for-year-of-consecrated-life.html