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"Jesus in the Gospel of Luke" by Christoph Cardinal Schönborn INSIGHT SCOOP THE IGNATIUS PRESS BLOG - October 18, 2014 ... celebration and dedication, I was able to visit the new operational center of the Workers' Samaritan Association in Vienna. The Workers' Samaritan Association (no connection with the British Samaritans) is a kind of local Red Cross with a clear commitment to social democracy. For a long time, Austrian Socialists were reputed to be-and many of them were-critical of the Church, or even opposed to her. That was part of the sad heritage of the division in our country ...http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2014/10/jesus-in-the-gospel-of-luke-by-christoph-cardinal-sch%C3%B6nborn.html
Remigius Repost SAINT LOUIS CATHOLIC - October 1, 2014 I always like to post this interesting and edifying slice of history about today's saint, particularly for my 'new calendar' friends who can't wait two days to celebrate St. Thérèse's feast on her traditional day, and who may never have heard of St. Remigius. --------------- Today is the feast day of St. Remigius, the great Bishop of the Fifth Century who, first among his many great works, baptized Clovis, King of the Franks in 496. For today's feast, I thought ...http://stlouiscatholic.blogspot.com/2014/10/remigius-repost.html
The Beginnings of Restless Press GROW THE ROSES - September 30, 2014 Tomorrow I launch a new site: Restless Press . It is exciting and scary launching a new site, after months and even years of thinking, praying about it, and then attempting some kind of complicated jigsaw to get it to come together. Restless Press brings together passionate Catholic content creators (writers and other mediums), young and not so young, from around Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. They come from ...http://growtheroses.wordpress.com/2014/09/30/the-beginnings-of-restless-press/
Bishop Sheen Cause Suspended, Call for Prayer SANCTE PATER - September 4, 2014 From the Catholic Post : EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a news release from the Diocese of Peoria. It was distributed to the media on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. ----- It is with immense sadness that the Most Reverend Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, Bishop of Peoria and President of the Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Foundation, announced today that the Cause for Sheen's beatification and canonization has for the foreseeable future been suspended. The process to verify a possible ...http://www.sanctepater.com/2014/09/bishop-sheen-cause-suspended-call-for.html
16th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2014 A BOOK OF EVERYTHING - July 20, 2014 ... renewing to the parties in conflict his heartfelt appeal for peace and commitment to finding solutions with dialogue in order to prevent further loss of innocent human lives. I have to say that it is just beyond my thinking, and my own naivety, to think – what kind of heart does one have - to randomly kill so many innocent people. But then I look at the sin of abortion in our own United States. Since the Row vs. Wade decision in 1973, nearly 56 million unborn children have been killed. ...http://abookofeverything.blogspot.com/2014/07/16th-sunday-in-ordinary-time-2014.html
"The Kingdom of Heaven Is Like a Mustard Seed" CATHOLIC LIVING TODAY - July 17, 2014 ... wheat grow together until harvest, "then at harvest time I will order the harvesters, First collect the weeds and bundle them up to burn, then gather the wheat into my barn." Denver Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M., Cap.reminds us that God's love is not something anyone can buy . It's a free gift. But it comes with consequences. Fr. Phil Bloom tells us that we are in the midst of conflict - from outside and from within. Illness, fear and temptations attack us. Weeds threaten to choke the ...http://catholiclivingtoday.blogspot.com/2011/07/kingdom-of-heaven-is-like-mustard-seed.html
Lent and the Stages of Initiation... LITURGY REFLECTIONS - June 24, 2014 ... and support for those preparing for the Easter initiation sacraments. The rite for bringing new members into the Church is called The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. This rite, which virtually disappeared from use around the sixth century, was restored to the Church by mandate of the Second Vatican Council. Previously, adults were simply instructed in the faith and baptized with a simple ritual, often not celebrated in the presence of the rest of the community. The ...http://liturgy.blogs.com/liturgy_reflections/2014/06/lent-and-the-stages-of-initiation.html