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** LENT 2014, 5 March - 20 April The theme of the New Zealand Catholic ... KIWICATH NEWS AND NOTES - April 12, 2014 ... journey a big joy (photo) The Hutt News http://www.pressdisplay.com/pressdisplay/showlink.aspx?bookmarkid=KGZHS3MTI3E7&linkid=c7ad103a-c61b-4236-8d92-a8c6494ef54f&pdaffid=lHpOEO%2bSMqBuhcDzMicNAQ%3d%3d Helen Yates agrees she has scored a pretty good gig. The American-based artist has an interest in Catholicism and is spending two years travelling and painting murals for Catholic schools. Aquinas College, Tauranga: Rugby: Aquinas forwards pave way to win (photo) ...http://kiwicathnewsandnotes.blogspot.com/2014/04/lent-2014-5-march-20-april-httpwww.html
What I Wore Sunday, Entry 12 CATHOLIC HISTORY NERD - March 31, 2014 ... the patron saint of a happy death. Seeing so many family gather for her funeral was an amazing testament to her legacy - in fact, her thirteenth great-grandchild was born just this week! The Good Shepherd was favorite devotion, which perfectly suits what a caring woman she was. There were references to that title of Jesus all through Sunday Mass. We were even sitting near a Good Shepherd stained glass window. I'm grateful that I was able to know Grandma ...http://www.catholichistorynerd.com/2014/03/what-i-wore-sunday-entry-12.html
Spirituality: A Letter From Francis Xavier IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY: SET THE WORLD ABLAZE - March 11, 2014 ... missions. This letter is an example of Xavier's trust in God and zeal to spread the Good News. We have visited the villages of the new converts who accepted the Christian religion a few years ago. No Portuguese live here the country is so utterly barren and poor. The native Christians have no priests. They know only that they are Christians. There is nobody to say Mass for them; nobody to teach them the Creed, the Our Father, the Hail Mary and the Commandments of God's Law. I have not stopped ...http://predmore.blogspot.com/2014/03/spirituality-letter-from-francis-xavier.html
The Evangelical and Pastoral Heart of Francis De Sales SHAMELESS POPERY - February 26, 2014 ... role in returning tens of thousands of Calvinists to the Catholic Church. You'll often find a Saint who was accomplished as a theologian, or as a mystic, or as an apologist, or as a devotional author. Francis was all of these, in addition to being a successful evangelist, and then the bishop of a persecuted Diocese. I. Francis De Sales as a Man for All Seasons St. Francis de Sales His Introduction to the Devout Life was focused on the need for laypeople to be Saints. In this ...http://catholicdefense.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-evangelical-and-pastoral-heart-of.html
Friday, 21 Feb – Naughts and Crosses OXYGEN - February 20, 2014 21 Feb – Memorial of Saint Peter Damian Youngest child in a large but impoverished family of local nobility. Orphaned young, Peter was sent to live with a brother who mistreated him and forced him to work as a swine-herd. A pious boy, Peter was eventually sent to live with another brother, Damian, a priest in Ravenna, Italy; Peter was so grateful that he took the name Damian. Well educated in Ravenna, in Faenza and in Parma Italy. Professor. He was known for his life ...http://thecatholicwriter.com/oxygen/2014/02/friday-21-feb-naughts-and-crosses/
Monday Musings – We Need More Holy Priests HARVESTING THE FRUITS OF CONTEMPLATION - February 17, 2014 ... the advice of Venerable Fulton J. Sheen to make a daily Holy Hour! Unless and until the Eucharist is the source and center of every priest's daily life, we will neither have the number of holy priests we need nor the requisite zeal for the salvation of all souls. Thank God He still places in our midst, men who see this need and dedicate their lives to doing something about it. One such group is the Benedictine Monks of Perpetual Adoration of the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar located at ...http://harvestingthefruitsofcontemplation.blogspot.com/2014/02/monday-musings-we-need-more-holy-priests.html
Orthodox Ethics in St. Francisville, LA EST QUOD EST - January 6, 2014 http://contrapauli.blogspot.com/2014/01/orthodox-ethics-in-st-francisville-la.html