Daily Archives: January 20, 2019

“The whole course of Christianity . . . is but one series of troubles and disorder.”

From Fr George W. Rutler’s ‘Weekly Column’ The nineteenth-century churchman John Henry Newman has shaped many of my views and how to apply them. With the credit of a second miracle to his intercession, it is likely that he will be … Continue reading

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The Virgin motioned to Alphonse to kneel down

                On January 20, 1842, the last day of his stay in Rome, Italy, a young and prominent French Jew and atheist, Alphonse Ratisbonne, encouraged by one of his friends from Strasbourg, France, … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle C

FIRST READING            Isaiah 62:1-5 For Zion’s sake I will not be silent, for Jerusalem’s sake I will not be quiet, until her vindication shines forth like the dawn and her victory like a burning torch.  Nations shall behold your vindication, … Continue reading

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