Category Archives: Mission

Philip Jenkins on dissident Catholics

  Professor Philip Jenkins, Welsh-born Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University in the United States, may be quite well known to many for his contributions to research in Christian history and criminology (no pun intended!). Long, long ago in … Continue reading

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Epiphany 2014

The Magi, Ravenna, 6th century Los Reyes, the wise men from the East, come bearing gifts foretelling a kingdom, a death and a sacrifice. The child, God made man, is shown to the world through their visit; Epihany, Επιφάνεια – … Continue reading

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LMS Oxford Pilgrimage

Scenes from last year’s pilgrimage This Saturday, 19th October, is the Latin Mass Society’s Oxford Pilgrimage in honour of Oxford’s Catholic Martyrs. For more details please see Dr Shaw’s piece here.

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The papal earth-quake

Ches sums up the impact of the Papal interviews: The most visible wreckage lies in the confusion, disillusion and demoralization of faithful men and women – small ones and those at the very top of the Church’s life – whose … Continue reading

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Young Catholic Adults Retreat

We have been contacted by Young Catholic Adults, part of the Society of Saint John Vianney, who have asked us to let our UK and adventurous overseas readers know about the following event:

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Theomachs (again)

Heiromonk Seraphim Rose “Atheism, true ‘existential’ atheism burning with hatred of a seemingly unjust or unmerciful God, is a spiritual state; it is a real attempt to grapple with the true God Whose ways are so inexplicable even to the … Continue reading

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VATICAN CITY, 20 JAN 2012 (VIS) – The Pontifical Council for the Laity today published a decree approving the celebrations contained in the Catechetical Directory of the Neo-Catechumenal Way. The decree is dated 8 January, Feast of the Baptism of … Continue reading

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Christian persecution in the U.S.

We have often reported on the persecution of Christians in various places throughout the world, but America? Earlier in the summer, a priest I was in conversation with expressed the notion that we in the United Kingdom would also experience … Continue reading

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‘Noli Me Tangere’

                                                    Noli me Tangere by Fra Angelico “Noli me Tangere”. These famous words here in Latin … Continue reading

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Catholic Social **********

The missing word is ‘NETWORKING’, not teaching. Aid to the Church in Need sent out this by email, 23 hours ago: {Dear email subscriber} We are pleased to announce that ACN has just launched, a private Catholic social networking site, dedicated to young people … Continue reading

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Catholic TV and Radio on your iPhone!

The iTunes App store have this new app available for £0.59. It was only released on 3rd April, so it’s HOT! For those who don’t like the Apple brand, the app’s author informs us that an Android version is on … Continue reading

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Courtyard of the Gentiles “to promote dialogue with non-believers”.

In the Holy See Press Office at midday Friday, the presentation took place of the “Courtyard of the Gentiles”, an initiative by the Pontifical Council for Culture which will involve two days of meeting and dialogue between believers and non-believers … Continue reading

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