Daily Archives: March 20, 2011

The Holy Father appeals for the people of Libya

Pope Benedict XVI made an appeal for the people of Libya this Sunday, calling on those in “positions of military and political responsibility,” to have – above all – the well being of the citizenry at heart, calling for a … Continue reading

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The Provost of the London Oratory on the translation of the Missal.

One is often reluctant to write or speak publicly about the sacred liturgy. It is a subject that sometimes produces more heat than light. Many people feel strongly about it, and one has often deemed it better to err on … Continue reading

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The Holy Father concludes his Lenten retreat

Pope and curia conclude Lenten retreat Pope Benedict and the Roman Curia concluded their week-long Lenten spiritual exercises Saturday morning. Preacher, the French Carmelite, Father Lethel, explored the theme of holiness, drawing on the figure of John Paul II in … Continue reading

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Child Saints as Role Models for Children

A saint does not have to die young in order to be a role model for children and adolescents of course, and many of the most popular saints lived well into adulthood. Yet there is something appealing in a child … Continue reading

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