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This Week in Madonna House - February 16-22 TEN THOUSAND PLACES - February 22, 2014 ... time, but we do have our abundantly silly side, and it's always great to let it rip once in a while. The 'tragedy' side of the week came in relation to our week of prayer and study around the issue of human trafficking and slavery, which I mentioned last week. The US bishops had asked for people to pray for and educate themselves on this issue and the terrible evil it is in our world. Several of our members put together a powerful presentation one evening using the testimonies ...http://frdenis.blogspot.com/2014/02/this-week-in-madonna-house-february-16.html
Knowing When to Step Down From a Ministry or Apostolate CATHOLICMOM.COM - February 18, 2014 ... Cleveland couples are required to attend a Pre-Cana Day or other marriage preparation before they can be married in the Catholic Church. At our parish, a date close to St. Valentine's day is chosen for Pre-Cana day. Couples are treated to a nice lunch and a wedding cake for desert. Before and after lunch they listen to talks on marital topics that are supposed to be presented in light of Catholic teaching. These talks are given by couples from the parish who ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Catholicmomcom/~3/0Kbz7kMONuc/
Pornography: Answering for Your Time Online CATHOLICMOM.COM - January 31, 2014 ... Fradd/Assad interview, spending time with the teens (and adults) discussing this subject, and thinking about my friends or acquaintances struggling with the lure and lie of pornography – it was clear people needed to be made more aware of the issue and be given resources to help them avoid or heal from it. The greatest weapons come from our Catholic faith such as prayer and participation in the Sacraments, especially Reconciliation. But there are strategies used with ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Catholicmomcom/~3/t9vDYj3PIxQ/
The Field Hospital of Christ NEW WOOD - January 22, 2014 ... developed a split and her brain was being pulled downward. They had decided to do an operation would give her a chance to live, but with a fifty-fifty chance of paralysis. After healing prayer, when she went in for surgery there was no longer anything wrong with her. There was a woman with a cancerous tumor the size of a grapefruit in her uterus. The doctors told her the cancer had spread, and she should get her affairs in order. Once again, through prayer she ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/gfKkh/~3/dsTBm7AB7wQ/the-field-hospital-of-christ.html
2014 Dubuque Walk for Life IS ANYBODY THERE? - January 19, 2014 ... times hard to travel. That didn't stop the 120 plus people from showing up. (Note: this is an about average turn out.) Many drove in from outside the city limits. The walk usually begins with a rally at the Washington Park Gazebo, then the walk to the Courthouse is held. This year things were slightly rearranged because it was still snowing. The talks were held after the walk at the KC Hall. People gathered in the park in preperation for the walk. Among those who particpated was the new ...http://al007italia.blogspot.com/2014/01/2014-dubuque-walk-for-life.html
"Mondays With Mary" – "The Virgin Mary Perfectly Incarnates the Spirit of Advent" TOM PERNA™ - December 2, 2013 As I was praying over the readings today during Dismissal with our Catechumens in the RCIA program at the parish I now work at here in Arizona, I thought to myself that the readings, and essentially the entire season of Advent, had quite a few Marian characteristics. There is just something about the Season of Advent that makes me think of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It could be that we celebrate two Marian feasts this month – the Immaculate Conception and Our Lady ...http://tomperna.org/2013/12/02/mondays-with-mary-the-virgin-mary-perfectly-incarnates-the-spirit-of-advent/
How We Can Help the People of the Philippines THE WILD REED - November 12, 2013 ... city of Tacloban in central Philippines on November 9, 2013. (Photo: Raul Banias/Reuters) Above: Residents seek refuge inside a Catholic church which has been converted into an evacuation center after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered the city of Tacloban on November 10, 2013. (Photo: Romeo Ranoca/Reuters) Related Off-site Links: Typhoon Victims in Philippines Plead for Aid – Todd Pitman and Jim Gomez ( Associated Press , November 11, 2013). Typhoon Haiyan: Survival, Loss and Humanity in ...http://thewildreed.blogspot.com/2013/11/how-we-can-help-people-of-philippines.html