Daily Archives: December 1, 2011

Advent Message for Priests From Clergy Congregation Prefect – Cardinal Piacenza.

“Our Own Lives Become Transfigured Into Christ’s Coming for Humanity” Dear Priests, in this special time of Grace the Most Holy Virgin Mary, Icon and Model of the Church, wants us to be introduced to that vigilance which is the … Continue reading

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The Papal visit last year – costs still to be repaid!

The visit last year of the Holy Father exceeded every-one’s hopes. The protests where insignificant, the crowds everywhere that the Pope visited were welcoming, the goodwill generated with non-catholics was plentiful, and the Vigil at Hyde Park – awe inspiring. … Continue reading

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Sister Valsa John – Martyred in India.

Cardinal Says Murdered Nun Was Fearless Coal Mining Companies Suspected in Gruesome Death Cardinal Oswald Gracias, president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, praised Sister Valsa John for being “fearless” and said she was “a person of courage and … Continue reading

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In Preparation for Christmas…

Opening Prayer (for each day) Hail, and blessed be the hour and moment At which the Son of God was born Of a most pure Virgin At a stable at midnight in Bethlehem In the piercing cold At that hour vouchsafe, … Continue reading

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