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Former Catholic Priest Dies Before Facing Sex Assault Trial CLERICAL WHISPERS - January 5, 2017 A former Roman Catholic priest awaiting trial on sexual assault charges has died. The Rhode Island Medical Examiner's Office says Barry Meehan died of a heart attack on December 8. He was 67. Meehan pleaded not guilty in 2014 to five counts of first-degree sexual assault on two young men in the late 1980s and early 1990s while Meehan was a priest at parishes in Providence and Cranston. He resigned as pastor of St. Timothy's Church in Warwick in 2013 after state police ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2017/01/former-catholic-priest-dies-before.html
Commemoration of All Souls HAPPY CATHOLIC* - November 2, 2016 ... dedicate our prayers in suffrage for the souls in purgatory, still being purified of the remains of sin. Our ties with deceased relatives and friends do not end with their death. Priests can celebrate Mass three times on this day for their benefit, and all the faithful can gain special indulgences to expedite their entrance into heaven. In Conversation with God, Vol. 7 Here is the translation of the beautiful, yet mournful music for the day which I heard at ...http://happycatholic.blogspot.com/2016/11/commemoration-of-all-souls.html
Catholic Church Calls for Slowdown on Timing of Funerals CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 1, 2016 Dublin's Catholic archdiocese has called for a review of the speed with which funerals take place in Ireland. In a new policy document on funerals it notes that funerals in Ireland traditionally take place very quickly, often less than 48 hours after death has occurred. Changes in society and in the church "require a review of this practice", it said. An "increase in the number and frequency of funerals, the desire by families and the Christian community to make ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/catholic-church-calls-for-slowdown-on.html
New Vatican Directive Discourages Cremation CRISIS MAGAZINE - October 31, 2016 The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith's Instruction on the Burial of the Deceased ( Ad resurgendum cum Christo ), released October 25, is a welcome restatement of the Church's preference for earth burial over cremation. It is essential to seize the "teaching moment" this document affords: rather than just focus on the "do's" (do bury a body in a cemetery) and "don'ts" (don't scatter ashes or keep them at home), Ad resurgendum offers a prime opportunity to address ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CrisisMagazine/~3/baPMGfytjUE/new-vatican-directive-discourages-cremation
Profit Versus Profitable and the Means We Have Been Given to Defeat This Grave Evil (17-20) GOD IS AT WORK IN YOU! - October 28, 2016 ... for the defeat of grave evil in our time; for the restoration of Christ's desecrated Catholic Church, Sacred Priesthood, and people; and for the sanctification and eternal salvation of all souls not limited to time and place including one's own poor soul. What wonders. THE NIGHT BEFORE: A LESSON IN GRAVE EVIL This lesson begins th e night before with the presentation of grave evil in the following manner. Two things are revealed to you. Although it would be preferable to leave ...http://godisatworkinyou.blogspot.com/2016/10/profit-versus-profitable-and-means-we.html
The Wrong Sort of Catholic and the Democrats AND SOMETIMES TEA - October 12, 2016 So, today we learn that on Hillary Clinton's staff there are people plotting to undermine the Church by creating dissident Catholic organizations to drive a wedge between Catholics and Church authority. My first thought was that there were probably some bishops in America quietly supporting these dissident groups; my second thought was that there probably still are. Hopefully none of the episcopal supporters of "Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good" or "Catholics ...http://redcardigan.blogspot.com/2016/10/the-wrong-sort-of-catholic-and-democrats.html
4 New Brunswick Priests Caught in Sexual Abuse Allegations CLERICAL WHISPERS - October 10, 2016 In the latest series of pedophilia scandals plaguing New Brunswick's Catholic churches, four priests have been accused of sexual assault, including the former chaplain of the University of Moncton and Dorchester Penitentiary. Two of the priests practised at St-Joseph Church in Shediac when the alleged abuse took place. A lawsuit was filed against Rev. Paul Breau, the former chaplain, Rev. Yvon Arsenault and the Moncton Diocese, alleging ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/10/4-new-brunswick-priests-caught-in.html