→ TIP: To search for an exact phrase, put quotes around it. For example, "short opening prayer for a meeting".
"Be Witnesses" – As Francis Looms Large, the Nuncio Upstages Elvis WHISPERS IN THE LOGGIA - November 11, 2013 At his first November Meeting in 2006, the late, beloved Archbishop Pietro Sambi – blessings and peace be upon him – took the Nuncio's customary speaking slot by storm to chide the US bishops on, among other things, an inadequate focus on Scripture in ecclesial life and "the loss of credibility" the church had suffered due to the clergy sex-abuse scandals. Asked afterward for his reaction, one senior hierarch said that the china-shattering diplomat "turned the ...http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com/2013/11/be-witnesses-as-francis-looms-large.html
Bishops, Be Sure That You First Preach by the Way You Live. If You Do Not, People Will Notice That You Say One Thing, bu ABYSSUS ABYSSUM INVOCAT / DEEP CALLS TO DEEP - November 11, 2013 ... invaluable mission to God's People. . It has been two years already since my arrival in the United States. To say the least, the experience for me has been both enlightening and enriching. My duty and my work as Apostolic Nuncio, as you know, is to be with you at your side as the representative of the Holy Father. As the Successor of St. Peter, Pope Francis has made a great impression by drawing and captivating the hearts of men and women throughout the world, inviting them to meet Christ ...http://abyssum.org/2013/11/11/bishops-be-sure-that-you-first-preach-by-the-way-you-live-if-you-do-not-people-will-notice-that-you-say-one-thing-but-live-otherwise-st-charles-borromeo/
Our Lady of Lourdes 100th Anniversary FATHER JIM CHERN'S BLOG - November 9, 2013 Tonight, I was honored to preach at the opening of the Centennial of the Founding of OUR LADY OF LOURDES PARISH and the Golden Anniversary of the Dedication of their New Church in West Orange, NJ. I was blessed to serve at Our Lady of Lourdes from 1999 - 2006. For the parishioners who asked for a copy, I'm happy to share my homily from tonight's celebration: Two anniversaries - 100 th of the Founding of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish and the 50 th of the Dedication of this ...http://chernjam.blogspot.com/2013/11/our-lady-of-lourdes-100th-anniversary.html
Carry a Cross? I Gotta Enough to Do Already! FATHER JIM CHERN'S BLOG - September 8, 2013 ... number of people asking about an "audio" version of this, I'm going to attempt to record them and upload them here if I can ever figure out how to do that!) Have a blessed week! Fr. Jim HOMILY: So it's the first week of the new Academic Year. Every year we get pretty excited about this time of year here at the Newman Catholic Center. It's so different from being in a local parish because every year we lose about 1/4 of our community (not because they don't like us anymore! because ...http://chernjam.blogspot.com/2013/09/carry-cross-i-gotta-enough-to-do-already.html
Blessed Teresa of Calcutta A CATHOLIC VIEW - September 5, 2013 ... the Eucharist and then went out, rosary in her hand, to find and serve Him in "the unwanted, the unloved, the uncared for." After some months, she was joined, one by one, by her former students. On 7 October 1950 the new congregation of the Missionaries of Charity was officially established in the Archdiocese of Calcutta. By the early 1960s, Mother Teresa began to send her Sisters to other parts of India. The Decree of Praise granted to the Congregation by Pope Paul VI in February 1965 ...http://acatholicview.blogspot.com/2013/09/blessed-teresa-of-calcutta.html