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Christed IMPRISONED IN MY BONES - April 14, 2013 ... since the name Christ means "anointed." ~Bishop Richard Sklba My son Joe received the Sacrament of Confirmation on April 13th, conferred upon him by Bishop Richard Sklba. Bishop Sklba is known to use a lot of Chrism when he Confirms teenagers. When he Confirmed Joe, he rubbed it in his hair as if he were washing Joe's hair with the Chrism. Then he rubbed some onto John's hand that was resting on Joe's right shoulder. You can easily see the Chrism in Joe's hair in this picture, ...http://annebender.blogspot.com/2013/04/christed_14.html
A Strange Case of Invalid Sacramental "Confirmations" in Herzegovina TE DEUM LAUDAMUS! - April 7, 2013 ... INVITE YOU IN THE NAME OF JESUS AND HIS LAWS OF LOVE WHICH SHOULD NOT SUBSIDE IN OUR UNIVERSAL CATHOLIC WORLD. FOR IF WE ACCEPT THE HOLY GOSPEL, THEN IT'S CLEAR THAT WE WILL BE JUDGED BY LOVE. I BELIEVE THAT THIS INVITATION WILL NOT BE REFUSED, BUT ON THE CONTRARY, BE ACCEPTED - BECAUSE WE ARE ALL GOD'S CHILDREN MADE IN HIS IMAGE. DEAR MONS. RATKO, I BELIEVE THAT THE FEELING OF LOVE WILL ALSO PREVAIL IN YOU TOWARDS OUR YOUTH WHO ARE AT VARIOUS TURNING POINTS IN THEIR LIVES. ...http://te-deum.blogspot.com/2013/04/a-strange-case-of-invalid-sacramental.html
Habemus Papam!! The New Pope and St Gregory the Great MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - March 13, 2013 ... the Orthodox, his introductory speech holds out many hopes. He made it clear that his first task is the evangelisation of the diocese of Rome as its bishop, and he spoke of the "church of Rome", rather than himself personally, as having first place in the Catholic Church. This echoes the theology of Affanasiev and eucharistic ecclesiology. He is pope BECAUSE he is Bishop pf Rome; so that, if history wishes to judge his papacy, its criticism must begin, not with his impact of ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2013/03/when-st-gregory-great-was-elected-pope.html
Sede Vacante Thoughts A CONCORD PASTOR COMMENTS - March 3, 2013 ... letters. February 15, 2013 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Can't tell you how many times folks have asked me this past week about the pope's resignation: "Did you see it coming?" (Well, no – and neither did anyone else.) "Who do you think will be the next pope?" (Along with the rest of the world, I didn't expect Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger to be the present pope so just how accurate might be anyone's prediction this time around? And who would have guessed that this pope would ...http://concordpastor.blogspot.com/2013/03/o-ff-line-s-ome-folks-have-mentioned.html
Tucson a 'Dumping Ground' for Abusive Calif. Priests VOICE FROM THE DESERT - February 25, 2013 ... "sordid iceberg." [FJD]. * * * Tucson a 'dumping ground' for abusive Calif. priests STORY OF ONE FROM LA ILLUSTRATES ONLY THE TIP OF A SORDID ICEBERG Print February 24, 2013 12:00 am • Stephanie Innes Arizona Daily Star When a young Catholic priest in Los Angeles was accused of sexually molesting a 12-year-old boy in 1983, church officials did not remove him from ministry. Instead, they sent him to Tucson. Recently released court documents from the Archdiocese of Los ...http://reform-network.net/?p=19823
675 Adults Formally Elect to Become Catholic at Westminster Cathedral CLERICAL WHISPERS - February 24, 2013 ... Catholic Church. Presiding over the ceremony was Bishop Alan Hopes, along with Bishops John Arnold, John Sherrington and Canon Paschal Ryan, Episcopal Vicar in the Diocese. At Easter, of those adults undergoing RCIA, 335 will receive the sacraments of Confirmation and the Holy Eucharist, and 340 adults will be baptised. Bishop Alan praised those undergoing the Rite of Election saying: "Election is a translation of a Latin word for chosen. Today you are being ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2013/02/675-adults-formally-elect-to-become.html
Bishop John D'Arcy 1932-2013 CLERICAL WHISPERS - February 4, 2013 The retired bishop of the Fort Wayne-South Bend Catholic Diocese passed away in his home Sunday morning surrounded by loved ones. Bishop Emeritus John M. D'Arcy was diagnosed with lung and brain cancer in December. He served as bishop here 24 years, overseeing a huge network of churches and schools, as well as the region's largest group of charities, until 2010. Legacy Many of the priests who knew Bishop D'Arcy during his lengthy tenure remember him as a father figure, ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2013/02/bishop-john-darcy-1932-2013.html