Daily Archives: August 4, 2013

St John Vianney on Our Lord’s Real Presence in the Blessed Sacrament

h/t  Tom Perna Although today is the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, in the Church’s Roman Liturgical Calendar it’s also the memorial for Saint John Vianney. He is known as the Curé D’Ars, the Priest of Ars. He converted thousands to … Continue reading

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What The Church And World Needs: “Lobbyotomy”

Everywhere you look, there are groups, lobbies and parties springing up, like daisies if they’re good or like a crop of septic boils if they’re bad. Within the Church, new ways of living and spreading the Gospel are called “Orders”, … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Angelus in Rome today: Our encounter with Jesus fills our hearts with joy

(Vatican Radio) Below, please find Vatican Radio’s translation of Pope Francis’ remarks at the recitation of the Angelus for Sunday, 4 August 2013: Dear brothers and sisters, Good day! Last Sunday found me in Rio de Janeiro. It was the … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

The Good and the Goods By Monsignor Francesco Follo (Zenit.org) – As the pearls are linked together by a string so are the virtues of charity that make us rich of God (St. Pius of Pietralcina) 1)    To accumulate the … Continue reading

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