Daily Archives: January 16, 2012

Marriage and Ordained Ministers in the Catholic Church

A reader has a question,  “What is a Deacon? I thought Catholics had priests who are not married”. I am going to answer this in two posts. First there are three degrees of Holy Orders in the Catholic Church, bishop, … Continue reading

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Archbishop Dolan: “I am going to preach about sex”.

The New York Daily News reports on the good bishop’s Sunday homily. Excerpt: I’m going to preach about sex,” he declared. “Now I’ve got your attention.” Dolan linked “sexual immorality” with society’s ills — violence, sex crimes, disease and broken … Continue reading

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The Irish Monk Who Was Burned by a Demon

I love being Catholic.  The Catholic Hearld (U.K) on St. Fursey: “Fursey (died 648) was an Irish monk who helped to advance Christianity in both East Anglia and northern France. Precisely where and when Fursey was born is unknown. According … Continue reading

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