Daily Archives: August 1, 2012

Wednesday General Audience: St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori.

Benedict XVI blesses the faithful during this morning’s general audience (AP) (Vatican Radio) Pope Benedict XVI resumed his weekly appointment with pilgrims this Wednesday, who packed into Castel Gandolfo’s tiny “Freedom Square” to hear the Pope’s latest installment in his … Continue reading

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Portiuncula reminder

The Portiuncula Plenary indulgence reminder comes from Rorate Caeli: On August 2, the “Portiuncula indulgence“: under the usual conditions, recite the Credo and the Pater in any Minor Basilica (33, § 2, c), Cathedral (33, § 3, e), or Parish Church (33, § 5, b). (Enchiridion Indulgentiarum, 4th edition, al. … Continue reading

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Summer Holidays

Holiday time! Who does not look forward to the long, warm, pleasant days of the summer holidays, – for those of us who live in the northern hemisphere – when the children, home from school or university, fill the house … Continue reading

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The Character Imprinted on the Soul. Questions About the Sacraments

Priestly Ordination of Rev. Mr. Jose Zepeda, F.S.S.P. has been conferred by Bishop Salvatore Cordileone. Deo Gratias! The following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to … Continue reading

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