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The Blessed Carmelite Martyrs of Compiègne CATHOLIC FIRE - July 17, 2014 ... living in a religious community in 1794. They were arrested on June 22 and imprisoned in a Visitation convent in Compiegne There they openly resumed their religious life. For a full twenty months before their execution, the sisters came together in an act of consecration "whereby each member of the community would join with the others in offering herself daily to God, soul and body in holocaust to restore peace to France and to her Church." The nuns were not just mere victims ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2014/07/the-blessed-carmelite-martyrs-of.html
Sunday Snippets: Nuns, Monks, and Saints CATHOLIC FIRE - July 13, 2014 ... Kansas appeared on EWTN and I post about the history of their abbey HERE. In case you missed them, I list dates when the show will re-air. I watched them as did my husband, and we thoroughly enjoyed the program. They share some wonderful insights into their community on the show and air some great vocation videos. Speaking of monks, did you know that there are Trappist monks in the United States who are now brewing their own brand of beer? European monks have followed this tradition for ...http://catholicfire.blogspot.com/2014/07/sunday-snippets-nuns-monks-and-saints.html
Nadine's Journey Into Pornography CNS BLOG - May 20, 2014 ... for dinner and drinks. "The man who was to film me for the next three years and three months showed me" the things he had in his basement, which would double as his studio. "I had a bad feeling in the pit of my stomach, but this man was a friend of my husband," so she figured he couldn't harm her, she said. But then "I got a shot in my arm. He drugged me," she recounted. "The first time (she was filmed)I remember almost everything," Nadine said. But they kept returning to the house. "I was ...http://cnsblog.wordpress.com/2014/05/20/nadines-journey-into-pornography/
WIWS: Mother's Day Edition A WOMAN'S PLACE... - May 11, 2014 http://awomansplaceis.blogspot.com/2014/05/wiws-mothers-day-edition.html
Aid to the Church in Need Receives Relic of Pope Saint John Paul II A CATHOLIC MOM IN HAWAII - May 6, 2014 ... hair from the Pope, who died in April 2005. Together with Pope John XXIII, Pope John Paul II was canonized on April 27, 2014, by Pope Francis in Rome. Accepting the relic, ACN's spiritual assistant, Father Martin Barta said, "As a pontifical foundation, Aid to the Church in Need, serves the Pope's worldwide pastoral work and supports him in his task of strengthening the sisters and brothers in faith." "The relic of Saint John Paul II is a sign of our loyalty to the Pope and ...http://hicatholicmom.blogspot.com/2014/05/aid-to-church-in-need-receives-relic-of.html
What I Wore Palm Sunday CATHOLIC HISTORY NERD - April 14, 2014 ... was fascinating to meet this cheery extrovert in habit and hear some specifics. She mentioned how constant intercessory prayer requires lots of faith, since you don't often see the results of your prayers. Thanks to their full prayer board of intentions, the nuns aren't hiding from the world's problems in the least. We heard how the nuns joke with each other a lot, sometimes get on each other's nerves, and spoil their golden retriever. Each monastery has its ...http://www.catholichistorynerd.com/2014/04/what-i-wore-palm-sunday.html
A News Round Up - March 30th SERVANT AND STEWARD - March 30, 2014 ... trusted . And you thought anti-Catholicism was dead. Young men attending university in North Korea now have a required hair style . A man from the north of Italy spent part of yesterday on the dome of the Basilica of St. Peter protesting Italy's economic situation. This was his fourth time doing so . How does that happen? The Shroud of Turin will be displayed for public veneration between April 19 and June 25, 2015 in Turin. Since the civil war broke out in Syria in 2011, 98 ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/OhEL/~3/24BIGlBM0Ow/a-news-round-up-march-30th.html