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Valentine's Day With the Saints DEPRESSED & CATHOLIC - February 14, 2014 Valentine's Day is not just about romantic love. The name "Valentine," derived from the Latin valens, means worthy, strong, powerful. St. Valentine was actually a martyr for love of God. So, I thought it would be fun to share some Saint quotes about love, forgiveness, and joy. (I'm sure you are already inundated with all the romantic stuff.) :) About Love: "The things that we love tell us what we are." ...http://depressedandcatholic.com/post/76626541250
Evangelii Gaudium: "No to Spiritual Worldliness" CATHOLIC COMMENTARY - January 29, 2014 ... quotes Henri de Lubac: ..... if [spiritual worldliness] were to seep into the Church, "it would be infinitely more disastrous than any other worldliness which is simply moral". The quotation is taken from the very end of de Lubac's book translated into English as The Splendor of the Church . The full passage from which the quotation is taken provides an instructive commentary on this section of Evangelii Gaudium . It comes at the end of a chapter in which de Lubac has ...http://rccommentary2.blogspot.com/2014/01/evangelii-gaudium-no-to-spiritual.html
Moral Life According to Bergoglio CLERICAL WHISPERS - December 12, 2013 ... from the Council of Carthage in 418 AD to the Council of Trent, from the Council of Orange in 529 AD to the Creed of the People of God issued by Paul VI, have reiterated that the will is weakened and as such intelligence is blurred as well. Our concrete everyday experiences are conditioned in so many ways that what is naturally obvious can and does become blurred and less clear. For example, the procreational vocation to protect the lives of those about to be born. The human ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2013/12/moral-life-according-to-bergoglio.html
Nelson Mandela and the Rainbow Connection THE WILD REED - December 6, 2013 ... a Rainbow Nation " Queering the Church December 6, 2013 Related Off-site Links: The Moral Courage of Nelson Mandela – Desmond Tutu ( The Washington Post , December 5, 2013). Remembering Nelson Mandela: From Freedom Fighter to Political Prisoner to South African President – Democracy Now! (December 6, 2013). Sanitizing Mandela: 12 Mandela Quotes That Won't Be In the Corporate Media Obituaries – CommonDreams.org (December 6, 2013). Dear Revisionists, Mandela ...http://thewildreed.blogspot.com/2013/12/nelson-mandela-and-rainbow-connection.html
Monty Python, Mercy and Freaks Who Jump in Frozen Lakes GONE WALKABOUT - November 18, 2013 ... that same desire. Like, when you get right down to it, pretty much every genocide has been because one group wasn't comfortable with another. It's almost never "This race did terrible things to us, so we're going to wipe them out." No, it's "Those (fill in the blank)...I just don't feel great around them. Let's get rid of them." Every prejudicial law we've ever thought up -- who can sit where or do what, who it is okay to kill, who it is okay to marry -- could end with the phrase "because that ...http://jimmcdermott.blogspot.com/2013/11/monty-python-mercy-and-freaks-who-jump.html
Catholicism and the Convenience of Empty Labels INSIGHT SCOOP THE IGNATIUS PRESS BLOG - November 18, 2013 ... progressive, educated citizenry—you know it's not far from reality. The strange thing is that when this man gets up in front of crowds of tens of thousands in St. Peter's Square and says the same things, he is described by many as "liberal". In fact, arguments and debate over whether or not Francis is a "liberal" have been both common and heated in recent months. Many in the American media, however, have already made up their minds: yes, the new pope is "liberal", and that ...http://insightscoop.typepad.com/2004/2013/11/catholicism-and-the-convenience-of-empty-labels-when-the-language-of-american-politics-is-used-to-define-catholic-belief-a.html
Pope Francis' Top Ten Reasons to Go to Confession NOTISIA KATOLIKO KORSOU - November 16, 2013 ... Review Staff There's been lots of anecdotal evidence of a boom in people going to confession because of what Pope Francis has been saying about it. Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization, said he repeatedly hears reports from priests that "a lot of people have been going to confession and many have said that while they hadn't gone in a long time, they felt touched by the words of Pope Francis." "God is happy when he ...http://notisiakatolikokorsou.blogspot.com/2013/11/pope-francis-top-ten-reasons-to-go-to.html