Monthly Archives: February 2011

What has become of our modern society ruled by “humanists”? – The shocking Story of Baby Joseph

Humanists are certainly fighters against religion, but they seem to be the most relentless fighters against common sense, conscience, and, Humanity in general. Why do the doctors of a modern Canadian hospital prefer the court ordered death sentence of a … Continue reading

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Spirit of the Liturgy – Placing the Crucifix at the centre of the altar

Placing the Crucifix at the Center of the Altar Why it Gives Faithful and Celebrant a Common Point of Reference By Father Mauro Gagliardi (From Zenit) Throughout its history, the Church has established sensible signs that would help the faithful … Continue reading

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The City Lights — A Bumpkin’s Travelogue

My home is far from the centre of things, and for almost all of the time I am very content, here in the far occident. Once or twice a year, I am forced to set off to a metropolis, usually … Continue reading

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Bishop Moth appeals for return of Waterloo Crucifix

From UCANEWS Bishop Moth, Bishop for the Armed Forces, has appealed for recognition of the importance of religious symbols for military personnel after a historic crucifix was stolen from a chapel at the site of the Battle of Waterloo in … Continue reading

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New Zealand- Prayers from the Holy Father and a Message from the N.Z. Prime Minister.

In his General Audience on 23th. February, Pope Benedict expressed his concern for people in New Zealand: “A new and powerful earthquake, even more devastating than the one last September, has struck the city of Christchurch, in New Zealand, causing … Continue reading

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A Meditation on the Story of the Tower of Babel

Meditation by Mgr. Charles Pope – Archdiocese of Washington, USA. The Story of the Tower of Babel in Genesis 11, is a memorable story for most. And yet it has a strange angularity to it. On the one hand it … Continue reading

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St. Robert Bellarmine. The Holy Father’s Catechesis.

ROBERT BELLARMINE, A VALID AUTHORITY FOR ECCLESIOLOGY VATICAN CITY, 23 FEB 2011 (VIS) – Benedict XVI dedicated his catechesis during this morning’s general audience, held in the Paul VI Hall in the presence of 7,500 people, to St. Robert Bellarmine … Continue reading

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The Challenges and Graces of Conversion

From Catholic Exchange February 21st, 2011 by Chris Findley Sensing and answering the call to convert to Catholicism is a tremendous decision on many levels.  It can be one of the most freeing, elating, and exciting events in one’s life.  After perhaps … Continue reading

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Presentation of the Holy Father’s Lenten Message.

PRESENTATION OF HOLY FATHER’S LENTEN MESSAGE FOR 2011 RENEW OUR ACCEPTANCE OF BAPTISMAL GRACE DURING LENT VATICAN CITY, 22 FEB 2011 (VIS) – Made public today was the 2011 Lenten Message of the Holy Father Benedict XVI. The text, dated … Continue reading

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Lifesite reports: Former abortionist, top pro-life advocate Bernard Nathanson dies at 84

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord : and let perpetual light shine upon him. He shall be justified in everlasting memory, and shall not fear evil reports. February 21, 2011 ( – Bernard Nathanson, the former abortionist turned top pro-life … Continue reading

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Burrito’s Rosary

Since I was little, I have always been looking for labour saving devices. I suppose that is because I am, at core, bone idle.

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Rosary for Bishop Michael Evans

Our regular readers might have noticed that we added the “Rosary for the Bishop” logo to our site. If you click on it, you will be led to the website Rosary for the Bishop. It provides a program which allows … Continue reading

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How to plant seeds of faith with strangers.

When having a conversation with someone who is ignorant or hostile to Catholic teaching, a reasoned, gentle defense is most effective By Eric Sammons You are sitting at your son’s soccer game, enjoying the crisp weather and your boy’s joy … Continue reading

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Hell isn’t going out of fashion…

…but nobody’s talking about it anymore. Carousing the internet for something to write about, I came across this article by John Young (hat tip to Mundabor). Here are the final few paragraphs. Please do read the whole thing:

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Fatima – Sr. Lucia’s vision

In what has been sometimes described as ‘the last vision of Fatima’, Sr. Lucia, one of the three children present when Our Blessed Lady appeared at Fatima, writes, in her own words her ‘last’ vision of the Holy Trinity. Sister … Continue reading

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