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Seven Years Behind These Stone Walls THESE STONE WALLS - June 29, 2016 These Stone Walls, the writings of Fr Gordon MacRae from prison, began seven years ago in the ashes of injustice to become one of the most popular Catholic blogs. "By faith, the walls of Jericho fell down after they had been encircled for seven days." (Hebrews 11:30) "Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them." (Hebrews 13:3) On the evening before I sat down to type this post, I received a letter in the mail from ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheseStoneWalls/~3/PWKyTSdXUMA/

Fr. Andrew Fisher - Blood of the Martyrs - IHM National Conference Notes TOTUS TUUS FAMILY & CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOL - June 28, 2016 Father Andrew Fisher was a new-to-me speaker at IHM's National Conference. He gave a multi-media talk entitled, The Blood of the Martyrs is the Seed of the Churc h. He repeated that phrase reverently after descriptions of each saint who died for the faith. As one who believes words need pictures, I was thrilled to see his presentation of artwork and photographs of these role models of ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/ePBq/~3/zj_qZZqUWcQ/fr-andrew-fisher-blood-of-martyrs-ihm.html

St. Thomas More: Defender of Christendom CRISIS MAGAZINE - June 22, 2016 ... then to King." More lived and died according to that priority, using it to guide his public and private life with integrity and grace: that's why he continues to fascinate us. There is more to More than his martyrdom, heroic as that is. More, not Henry VIII, who gained the title by defending the Seven Sacraments of the Church against Martin Luther's teaching, was the true Defender of the Faith. He mounted a defense of Christendom that is still ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CrisisMagazine/~3/4Y3fRUa8Hb4/st-thomas-defender-christendom

Sts.Thomas More and John Fisher, Martyrs CATHOLIC FIRE - June 21, 2016 ... unity and the indissolubility of the sacrament of Matrimony. Both men had well-formed consciences and were willing to die for the Truth. St. Thomas More Thomas More was born in 1478, son of the lawyer and judge John More and his wife Agnes. He received a classical education from the age of six, and at age 13 became the protege of Archbishop John Morton, who also served an important civic role as the Lord Chancellor. Although Thomas never joined the clergy, he would eventually ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2016/06/ststhomas-more-and-john-fisher-martyrs.html

IMPORTANT: Pope Francis: "On Many Occasions I Find Myself in a Crisis of Faith", Even As Pope; DENIES There Is Christian RORATE CÆLI - June 20, 2016 ... (June 16) as "orthodox" or profoundly "pastoral", or even as presaging some sort of doctrinal "deepening" or "development". This has resulted in Pope Francis' scarcely less explosive statements on Saturday, June 18, at Villa Nazareth University College getting buried in the news. He spoke these in a rambling Q & A in front of a large audience mostly of young men and women. Don't go to the Vatican website to read what he said. It only has his short speech before a smaller group, and not his ...http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2016/06/important-pope-francis-on-many.html

This Just In: The Christian Response to the Orlando Murders... Or Why the ACLU Blames Christians for the Terrorist Attac ABBEY ROADS - June 14, 2016 ... in Orlando Florida. Be it gay-Catholic activists seeking to force the USCCB come out and discuss the attack as a hate crime against LGBT people, to the right-wing nut-job Catholic fundamentalists who claim "when bad people get murdered by other bad people, it doesn't make them suddenly good." Even when they write PC posts purportedly caring about the state of their souls at the moment of death, one detects a sort of ...http://abbey-roads.blogspot.com/2016/06/this-just-in-christian-response-to.html

The Saint of the Day: Anthony of Padua DA MIHI ANIMAS - June 13, 2016 ... Catholics will honor the memory of the Franciscan priest St. Anthony of Padua. Although he is popularly invoked today by those who have trouble finding lost objects, he was known in his own day as the "Hammer of Heretics" due to the powerful witness of his life and preaching. The saint known to the Church as Anthony of Padua was not born in the Italian city of Padua, nor was he originally named Anthony. He was born in Lisbon, Portugal during 1195, the son of an army officer ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2016/06/the-saint-of-day-anthony-of-padua.html

An Irish Catholic Girl Reflects on St. Peter's Square in Rome CATHOLIC HOTDISH - June 7, 2016 ... standing guard — the saints, the martyrs, the twelve apostles. All around me as I sit in the Square I hear voices, a multitude of languages, some I don't even recognize. All around me I see nuns, bishops, women in their wedding gowns. I have landed smack dab in the middle of the "catholic" Catholic Church. From the very lively babies babbling in their strollers, to the nuns laughing together about ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CatholicHotdish/~3/sVC2-9dqY_A/

Depression and the Saints DA MIHI ANIMAS - May 12, 2016 The following comes from the Catholic Exchange: Depression can often have a physiological aspect, which means that an examination by a physician will frequently be a good starting point in addressing the situation and any underlying problems. Severe, ongoing depression isn't something we should become resigned to or attempt to cope with alone; professional assistance should generally be obtained, usually after a doctor has ruled out a physical or chemical cause. But ...http://salesianity.blogspot.com/2016/05/depression-and-saints.html

The English Martyrs ATONEMENTONLINE - May 4, 2016 The English Martyrs include 284 men and women who gave their lives during the 16th and 17th centuries. They were martyred simply because they remained steadfast in their Catholic faith. What had happened? King Henry VIII had proclaimed himself supreme head of the Church in England, claiming for himself and his successors power over his subjects not only in civil matters, but also in ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2016/05/the-english-martyrs.html

St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen A CATHOLIC LIFE - April 24, 2016 ... Capuchin. He was sent there to preach the Catholic faith, but was put to death by the heretics. He was numbered among the holy martyrs by the Sovereign Pontiff, Benedict XIV. St. Fidelis was born in Sigmaringen, Germany in 1577 as Mark Rey. A lawyer by professor, Mark traveled much across Europe as a tutor to various aristocractic families before starting on a project to defend the poor. In 1612, he became a Franciscan Capuchin monk and took ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/myST/~3/XYYwKqb8y9s/st-fidelis-of-sigmaringen.html

New Cardinal Sarah Interview: "Being Good" Is Not Enough RORATE CÆLI - April 5, 2016 ... are the brushes in the hands of a great Artist: for this reason, it was easy for me to say "yes" to God's many calls. They are so many calls, which are all privileges that were granted to me: I became a priest, I was able to continue to study and deepen the Bible, I was chosen to become bishop and successor of the Apostles, and finally St. John Paul II asked me to go to Rome to serve His Holiness, who is the Successor of St. Peter. However, life without God is a life that ...http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2016/04/new-cardinal-sarah-interview-being-good.html

** FROM THE SECULAR MEDIA ** DEAR READERS: When you open one of the ... KIWICATH NEWS AND NOTES - March 19, 2016 ... in Wellington last month. Jim's long-lost cousins emerge (photo) http://www.pressdisplay.com/pressdisplay/showlink.aspx?bookmarkid=4NSAREHFT9J4&linkid=f752c182-a74c-4d22-a8d9-37f9656164db&pdaffid=lHpOEO%2bSMqBuhcDzMicNAQ%3d%3d A funeral service for Jim Grant was held at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Sacred Heart in Wellington on Sunday. Yesterday, a woman read in her newspaper about strangers organising a funeral for the bachelor who lived and died ...http://kiwicathnewsandnotes.blogspot.com/2016/03/from-secular-media-dear-readers-when.html