Daily Archives: February 12, 2013

From The Catholic Herald: 10 reasons to give thanks for Pope Benedict XVI

The pontificate of Benedict XVI was full of surprises and on Monday he sprang the greatest one of all. His abdication – the first for almost 600 years – caught even the Vatican unawares. As we struggle to absorb the … Continue reading

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Need some inspiration for Lent?

This Lent as in previous years Father John Zuhlsdorf  will offer daily “LENTCAzTS” throughout the penitential season. In fact the first one begins today. Here’s Father Z introducing the 2013 lenten audio reflections himself: With this audio offering, I am … Continue reading

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Focus on final days of Benedict XVI’s pontificate

(Vatican Radio) Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to resign is not due to ill health but the inevitable frailty that comes with aging, Fr. Federico Lombardi reiterated Tuesday to a packed Vatican Press Office. It was a decision that the Holy … Continue reading

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Bishop Mark Davies’ Homily at Mass of Thanksgiving for Marriage

Diocesan Mass of Thanksgiving for Marriage Our Lady’s Church, Stockport, 9th February 2013 Today we come together to give thanks for marriage represented here by so many couples celebrating 25, 40, 50, 60 and 65 years of married life. For … Continue reading

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