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News Nightly

I have just been blown away by the great quality of this Catholic News video programme. Well done EWTN and thank you. I shall watch you again more often!

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Love Chooses You

This fantastic video was written by David Wells and Animated by Tree Behrens for CYMFed Flame 2, and is a really powerful way of telling the story. From Catholic Youth Work.com

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Meditation Nine – The Choice Upon You Between Heaven And Hell

We come to our penultimate meditation taken from “Introduction to the Devout Life” by St. Francis de Sales as preparation to make a worthy General Confession before Easter. Chapter XVII: Ninth Meditation – On the Choice Upon You Between Heaven … Continue reading

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The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – 25th March

Today we celebrate a very great feast day of the Church, the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, the moment when our Lord Jesus was conceived, and when the Divine Word and Son of God was incarnate into flesh, … Continue reading

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Meditation Eight – Paradise

We continue our meditations taken from “Introduction to the Devout Life” by St. Francis de Sales to prepare ourselves to make a worthy General Confession before Easter. Chapter XVI: Eighth Meditation – On Paradise Preparation. 1. PLACE yourself in the … Continue reading

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Forebearance

We all have crosses to carry, and Everyone’s life is too brief. So, Let us have no cross words between us, except the words of the Holiest Liturgy, Nor cross swords, except to cut each other’s disabling bonds.

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Cardinal Nichol’s Homily at Requiem for King Richard lll at Holy Cross Priory, Leicester.

Full text of Cardinal Nichols’ homily: This evening we fulfil a profound and essential Christian duty: that of praying for the dead, for the repose of their eternal souls. Here we pray for King Richard III, ‘King of England and … Continue reading

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The Veil of St. Veronica

According to ancient tradition, Veronica was from Jerusalem and was one of the pious women who encountered Christ on the Via Dolorosa to Mount Calvary. Deeply moved by His suffering, looking into His face pouring with sweat and blood, she … Continue reading

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Meditation Seven – Hell

Continuing our meditations taken from “Introduction to the Devout Life” by St. Francis de Sales, to prepare ourselves to make a General Confession before Holy Week, we come to Chapter XV: the Seventh Meditation –  Hell.  Preparation. 1. PLACE yourself … Continue reading

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Meditation Six – Judgement

Continuing our daily meditations, taken from “Introduction to the Devout Life” by St. Francis de Sales, in preparation for making a truly Holy Confession before entering Holy Week. Chapter XVI: Sixth Meditation – Judgement Preparation. 1. PLACE yourself in the … Continue reading

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Mission Impossible

Your mission J, if you decide to accept it, is as follows: 1) Infiltrate unobtrusively. If you are perchance discovered by some astrology/celebrity nuts, still proceed with your mission. Follow your cover agents’ every word (ie Mum and Dad). 2) Stay … Continue reading

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Meditation Five – Death

Continuing the daily meditations of our Lenten journey, taken from “Introduction to the Devout Life” by St. Francis de Sales, today we contemplate the prospect of death. Chapter XIII: Fifth Meditation. On Death Preparation. 1. PLACE yourself in the Presence … Continue reading

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Conference given by Cardinal Caffarra on March 12 in Rome at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. “FAITH AND CULTURE AT GRIPS WITH MARRIAGE”

FAITH AND CULTURE AT GRIPS WITH MARRIAGE by Cardinal Carlo Caffarra I believe that it is necessary to make a clarification of terms, so as to be able to indicate with conceptual rigor what precisely is the theme of my … Continue reading

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“Resistance through forgiveness”

The videos of a ten-year-old Iraqi displaced by IS (Islamic State) and of a brother of two Egyptian labourers beheaded in Libya both voicing forgiveness for their persecutors have been watched by a million viewers and drawn the attention of … Continue reading

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Theft

Last night, some cheeky blighter walked up my drive, undeterred by the security light, opened my garage door and stole my (unlocked) bicycle. Outrageous! I reported it just now to the local police using an online form which was a doddle. … Continue reading

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