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World Mission Sunday COSMOS + SUN - October 17, 2014 ... with me here. St. Isaac Jogues with missing fingers 1. Sunday we mark 368 years since the martyrdom of St. Isaac Jogues, who died in upstate New York. And he was by no means the only Jesuit who died for the faith on this continent. In 1571, eight Jesuits died as martyrs here in what is now Virginia. We salute these greatest of American heroes. Before George Washington's ...http://frmarkdwhite.wordpress.com/2014/10/17/world-mission-sunday/

October, the Month Dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary G-MANS JOURNEY - October 5, 2014 ... dispel the darkness of heresy and the light of the Catholic Faith would shine forth in all its splendor. Pope Gregory XIII assured us that the Rosary was instituted to implore the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to appease the anger of God. Pope Pius IX said, "Have courage, my dear children! I exhort you to fight against the persecution of the Church and against anarchy, not with the sword, but with the Rosary, with prayer and good example." He ...http://gman59.blogspot.com/2014/10/october-month-dedicated-to-most-holy.html

Saint Jerome Quote SAINT QUOTE OF THE DAY - September 30, 2014 You say in your book that while we live we are able to pray for each other, but afterwards when we have died, the prayer of no person for another can be heard.... But if the apostles and martyrs while still in the body can pray for others, at a time when they ought still be solicitous about themselves, how much more will they do so after their crowns, victories, and triumphs? -- Saint Jerome from " Against Vigilantius" You can help support ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SaintQuoteOfTheDay/~3/9W8MGPluIY0/saint-jerome-quote.html

Out and About: Animal War Memorial-Reagan Memorial-Tyburn Convent GEM OF THE OCEAN - September 28, 2014 ... Guide. Quite easy to miss if you just have a regular sized A-Z, because it's not showing on either the standard A-Z or the wire bound more detailed mini-pocket A-Z that most London residents have. The memorial runs for the width of the median. Not far from the War Memorial is the US embassy on the west side of Grosvenor Square. On the SW corner of the square stands the relatively new Reagan Memorial. Sadly, some pinhead spray painted some green crap at the base of the statue. There is also a ...http://gemoftheocean99.blogspot.com/2014/09/out-and-about-animal-war-memorial.html

Salesian Spanish Martyrs: Blessed José Calasanz Marqués, SDB and Companions DA MIHI ANIMAS - September 22, 2014 ... the Black Cordelias site: Professed priest of the Salesian Society of Saint John Bosco, born in Azanuy (Huesca), Spain, November 23, 1872, died at the Bridge of St. Josephon the road to Valencia, Spain, July 29, 1936. He is buried at the cemetery Benimaclet in Valencia. Pope John Paul II beatified him on March 11, 2001 together with 232 other victims of the Spanish Civil War from the Diocese of Valencia. Roman Martyrology: At Valencia in Spain, Blessed Joseph Calasanz ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2014/09/salesian-spanish-martyrs-blessed-jose.html

They Call Me the Bacon Priest NORBERTINE VOCATIONS - September 21, 2014 ... in Need to our parishes to tell us about the work of that venerable charity, and encourage the parishioners to include ACN in their almsgiving. As we have written before on our website, ACN has Norbertine origins, for it was founded by the Norbertine priest, Werenfried van Straaten, who was a Canon of Tongerloo (latterly, of Orange). You can read about his life here . Father Werenfried sprinkling the crowd, which had come to hear him preach from his mobile ...http://norbertinevocations.wordpress.com/2014/09/21/they-call-me-the-bacon-priest/

Beatification of Paul Yun Ji-Chung CATHOLIC AMERICAN EYES IN KOREA - September 9, 2014 Beatification of Paul Yun Ji-chung and 123 martyr companions at the Gwanghwamun Gate recently was a memorable day for our Christians. An essay in the Catholic Times reflects on the meaning of what happened on that day: Korean history and Catholic history came together. Before we lose the enthusiasm, the essayist wants us to reflect on three points that arise from the beatification. Blessed Paul Yun was the first one on the list of ...http://catholicamericaneyesinkorea.blogspot.com/2014/09/beatification-of-paul-yun-ji-chung.html

"OF ONE MIND WITH THE CHURCH" : POPE FRANCIS CONFIRMS THAT ARCHBISHOP ROMERO'S CAUSE IS MOVING FORWARD by Mark Gordon MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - August 30, 2014 ... forward. "I see Oscar Arnulfo Romero as a great witness of the faith and a man who was thirsty for social justice," said Cardinal Müller at the time, noting that as early as 2007 Pope Benedict XVI said he thought Romero "worthy of beatification." These developments are of particular importance to Catholics in Central and South America, especially the poor, who view Romero as a champion of their cause for social, political ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2014/08/of-one-mind-with-church-pope-francis.html

Ss. Margaret Clitherow, Anne Line, and Margaret Ward, Martyrs ATONEMENTONLINE - August 29, 2014 The three martyrs we commemorate on August 30th are numbered amongst the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales, who suffered death for the Catholic faith which had been outlawed in the kingdom. These three women – St. Margaret Clitherow, St. Anne Line, and St. Margaret Ward – were all martyred because they protected Catholic priests from the Elizabethan ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2014/08/ss-margaret-clitherow-anne-line-and.html

"All Are Equal Before God" — Rights of Humanity and a Right of the Aggressor A CATHOLIC CITIZEN IN AMERICA - August 24, 2014 ... reason for United States policy about not paying ransom. Folks who engage in kidnapping or terrorism have to have flexible ethics: I'll get back to that. I learned that James Foley was Catholic from a post by Rebecca Hamilton , on Google Plus — indirectly. For a while, I thought I'd be writing about the Rosary, prayer, and family. Then I ran into this: " ...As Islamic State fighters have swept through northern Iraq, Pope Francis has repeatedly spoken out ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ACatholicCitizenInAmerica/~3/SlWJ9sDSTWk/all-are-equal-before-god-rights-of.html

Homily - 17 August 2014 - In His Face, They Will See Their Own Faces SERVANT AND STEWARD - August 16, 2014 ... from birds to flowers to forests. Death here has not had the final word; the light of the sun, the seemingly random dropping of seeds by birds, and the waters of many rains have worked their wonders and brought about life, life in abundance. When I stood within that crater, I could not help but wonder if the Iraqi Christians do not feel as if they are presently in such a crater. They stand now in a very bleak land, having fled those who threaten ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/OhEL/~3/T5GsS6tCgh4/homily-17-august-2014-in-his-face-they.html

St. Maximilian Kolbe, Martyr LUNCH BREAK - August 14, 2014 Many people are at least somewhat familiar with the saint whose feast day the Catholic Church celebrates today — namely, St. Maximilian Kolbe , who voluntarily gave up his life in Auschwitz in 1941 to spare the life of one Franciszek Gajowniczek . But what is lesser known is that during the canonization process, a controversy arose in the Church as to whether or not Father Kolbe should be regarded as a martyr. George Weigel writes in Witness to Hope : ...http://jdjansen.blogspot.com/2012/08/st-maximilian-kolbe-martyr.html

Between South and North, "The Quest for Peace Is a Challenge for Each of Us" WHISPERS IN THE LOGGIA - August 14, 2014 ... who were martyred for the faith because they were willing to give their lives for the truth which they had come to believe and by which they sought to live their lives. They teach us how to live fully for God and for the good of one another. A wise and great people do not only cherish their ancestral traditions; they also treasure their young, seeking to pass on the legacy of the past and to ...http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com/2014/08/between-south-and-north-quest-for-peace.html

St. Pontian and St. Hippolytus ATONEMENTONLINE - August 12, 2014 ... from 230 to 235. He was a faithful and holy man, and upheld the Catholic faith even when there were those around him who were trying to change it. But he happened to live at a time when the Roman emperor was persecuting the Church horribly, and killing as many Christians as he could find. Pontian was treated in a very cruel way: he was banished to the island of Sardinia, where they mined silver and lead, and where prisoners were forced to work ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2014/08/st-pontian-and-st-hippolytus-martyrs.html

"Give Your Life Away" GOD IS AT WORK IN YOU! - August 6, 2014 ... the Holy Innocents appear and thread their sewing needles with your mystical tears of blood, and then use them to restore the majestic white wedding gown your Divine Bridegroom has outfitted you in, which represents His defiled Bride, the One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolic, and Pro-Life Church. BE DEEPLY MOVED as more small children begin absorbing your mystical tears of blood with cloths which they then press against the bridal gown, restoring It to the whitest ...http://godisatworkinyou.blogspot.com/2014/08/give-your-life-away.html

Muslims Are Crucifying Christians Who Refuse to Convert to the Religion of Peace FR. Z'S BLOG - August 4, 2014 From the Quran: "The punishment of anyone who fights against Allah and His apostle and do mischief in the land is to be killed or crucified or to have their hands and feet from opposite ends or be banished from the land." (Quran: The table spread – Sura 5:33) Won't convert? Won't pay your fine for being an infidel? You have 4 punishments options: public execution (Qatl), crucifixion (Salb) and amputation of one hand and one foot from opposite ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/wdtprs/DhFa/~3/tUzkWMNtOjg/

POPE FRANCIS AND THE EVANGELICALS Br Father Dwight Longenecker MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - July 30, 2014 my source: ALETEIA Earlier this year, Pope Francis met with an old acquaintance named Tony Palmer. Palmer, who died tragically in a motorcycle accident last week, was a South African who lived in England. Married to a Catholic Italian, Palmer met the pope when he was a missionary in Argentina. Palmer claimed the title "Anglican Bishop" but he was not a bishop in the established Church of England. Instead it is more accurate ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2014/07/my-source-aleteia-earlier-this-year.html

How Much Do You Treasure 'The Treasure'? FATHER RAY'S 'OTHER' CORNER - July 27, 2014 ... time—sometimes there is no choice but to respond). At the end my boss said, "Well, it's not that your Catholic values and high morals are necessarily bad things, it's just that they are opposed to many of the values here. …" I remember a time in any workplace when it used to be a good thing to have "high morals." For the record, I think this woman handled the situation very well. There are definitely times when God calls us to turn the other cheek when we've been ...http://fatherrays.blogspot.com/2014/07/how-much-do-you-treasure-treasure.html

Blessed Titus Brandsma- Martyr of Dachau MOUNT CARMEL - July 26, 2014 ... well known. I even doubt if he is known at all outside the Order of Carmel. But this man of faith, a priest and a martyr, was a man of our times. He was born in the Netherlands in 1881 and entered the Order as a young man. He was ordained a priest in 1905 and was highly educated. He assumed positions in the academic world as a professor of Philosophy and of history of mysticism. He was a professional journalist and in 1935 was appointed ecclesiastical advisor to ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/MountCarmel/~3/biYcF5HjiuQ/blessed-titus-brandsma-martyr-of-dachau.html

Martyrs of Otranto Pray for the Nazarenes JOE CATHOLIC - July 25, 2014 ... remembered that early in his pontificate, Pope Francis canonized the Martyrs of Otranto, 813 men who stood up to the Ottoman Turks who were intent on invading Rome. 800 The events surrounding the martyrdom of Antonio Primaldo and the other 800+ men is fascinating and relevant to events of today. On August 14, 1480, the northern Italian town of Otranto was besieged by a massive invading army of Ottoman Turks. Their leader, ...http://www.thejoecatholic.org/2014/07/martyrs-of-otranto-pray-for-nazarenes.html

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