Monthly Archives: February 2014

School of the Annunciation: Centre for the New Evangelisation at Buckfast Abbey, Devon

Deacon Nick Donnelly’s Protect the Pope site has published the following announcement. This has to be good news for the Catholic Church in England: A Centre of Formation for the New Evangelisation has been established by leading experts in Catholic … Continue reading

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Radiation

Common or garden radiation is either electromagnetic. sonic  or nuclear. Apart from visible light, audible sound and palpable warmth, they are all invisible to the human senses directly, though we can be aware of their effects. Mankind has mastered the … Continue reading

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The Principle: Is Earth Really the Centre of the Universe?

Is the Earth really the centre of the Universe? Extraordinary as such a statement must sound when we contemplate the unfathomable immensity of the Universe with its billions of galaxies, some of the most up to date deep space evidence … Continue reading

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Saint Polycarp: A Witness to Relics

Yesterday was the feast day of St. Polycarp.  By Michael Kenny on Journey towards Easter. In the annals of the early Church we have a substantial and important record of the beliefs and practice of early Christians, as well as … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A

Cosimo Rosselli -The sermon on the Mount Love Is a ‘Duty’ and Hate Is Not a ‘Right’ Paris, February 21, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) To look to the Cross. “Love your enemies”: a realistic command? Is it really … Continue reading

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Peter and the Keys of the Kingdom: Homily by Fr. Joachim, FFI

Every year on 22nd February, the Church celebrates the feast of the Chair of St. Peter, to commemorate St. Peter’s teaching in Rome. Already in the second half of the 18th century an ancient wooden chair inlaid with ivory was … Continue reading

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Prayers needed

This is from Aid to the Church in Need (H/t to Counter-Cultural Father) Ukraine – Plea for Prayer Dear Friends, Thanks to you, Aid to the Church in Need has stood with the faithful in Ukraine for many years. Please … Continue reading

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What I Am: Roman Catholic

From ‘Catholic Memes’

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Cardinal Re: No Sacraments for the Remarried and Divorced

Emeritus Cardinal Re does not consider it possible to revise this legal requirement of the Church, for “an objective situation can not be changed”. (H/T to Eponymous Flower) Vatican City (kath.net / KNA) The emeritus Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re (80) does not … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Catechesis on the Sacrament of Reconciliation

(Vatican Radio) Below, please find the English language synthesis of Pope Francis’ Catechesis for the General Audience on Wednesday 19 February 2014: Dear Brothers and Sisters: Through the Sacraments of Initiation, we receive new life in Christ. This life we carry … Continue reading

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Blog Challenge: The Sound Of Silence (SOS Venezuela)

Originally posted on Biltrix:
In response to this week’s blog challenge issued by Defy the Narative: The Sound of Silence Why Has the Government has Silenced the Media and shut down Twitter in Venezuela? Find out Please take a moment…

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Medjugorje and Authority

So what’s the latest on the whole Medjugorje visions? Michael Voris explains. Mic’D Up Episode The Phenomenon of Medjugorje – A Response To discuss the whole phenomenon of Medjugorje objectively it is necessary to make important distinctions between 1) responses … Continue reading

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How do you solve a problem like Pope Francis?

(Pat Marrin) H/T to Tony Flavin.Isaac McDaniel  |  Feb. 17, 2014 Share on facebookShare on twitterMore Sharing Services45 PrintemailPDF VIEWPOINT The two cardinals shuffled slowly down the long avenue outside the Catacombs of St. Sebastian. Their view of the Vatican was obscured … Continue reading

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The 2 Books by Cardinal Ratzinger that Will Change Your Life

by HHAMBROSE on Mar 9, 2013 • 11:59 am Listers, if Catholics are to live a life of virtue then there are two primary sciences –bodies of knowledge – all Catholics should study: the “Noble Science” and the “Queen of the Sciences.” The corpus of writings from … Continue reading

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A Saint Writes about Prayer

St. Claude de la Colombiere (feast day 15th February) “As I feel a great attraction toward prayer I asked God, by Our Lady’s intercession, to give me the grace to go on increasing in love of this holy exercise until … Continue reading

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