Monthly Archives: April 2012

Happy Birthday Pope Benedict!

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US Catholic Bishops Lead Fight for Religious Liberty

The US Bishops have issued a Statement on Religious Liberty. (H/T Deacon Greg) It is a call to resist unjust laws that, in effect, abolish the freedom of religion. They point out that “ Religious liberty is more than freedom … Continue reading

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Easter Vigil at Christ the King

My favorite deacon during the blessing of the baptismal water 11 adults and 7 children were baptized and confirmed Six came into full communion with the Catholic Church.

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Don’t Worry Sunday’s Coming

H/T Neal Obstat

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Catholic University Students Design Hermitage

When I get overwhelmed and tired, I often quip that I want to retreat to a hermitage. But I could never make it in a rustic one like the ancient hermitage pictured. No indoor plumbing. But this is a hermitage … Continue reading

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Light of Christ

The Easter Season begins. Now after forty long days of fasting we feast for seven weeks until Easter ends on Pentecost. Alleluia! The Easter Vigil was beautiful.  Eleven adults and seven children entered into the waters of baptism. They died … Continue reading

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The High Holy Days Begin

In just a few hours the Triduum begins with the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper. The Triduum (3 days) is really one liturgy which ends with Evening Prayer on Easter (sundown). “Only one Mass is celebrated on Holy Thursday.  … Continue reading

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Spy Wednesday

The Wednesday in Holy Week is known as Spy Wednesday. It refers to Judas conspiring with the Sanhedrin to betray Jesus. But the tragedy is that all of us betray Jesus when we turn our backs on Him and fall … Continue reading

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Obama You don’t Speak for All Women

Women stand up for freedom of religion. Read and sign this letter. (H/T Mark Shea) OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA, SECRETARY SEBELIUS AND MEMBERS OF CONGRESS DON’T CLAIM TO SPEAK FOR ALL WOMEN We are women who support the competing … Continue reading

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Holy Week: It is time to Confess

Another reason to be careful what you post on Facebook.  H/T Deacon Greg

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