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The amazing life of Princess Alice, Prince Philip’s mother

We all know about the late Queen Mum – one of Britain’s most instantly recognisable figures. But few have even heard of the Queen’s mother-in-law, Princess Alice. And yet, the life story of Prince Philip’s mother almost defies belief. A … Continue reading

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Canon Law changed – bishops will now need permission of Holy See to establish religious institutes

From Fr Z’s blog: At vatican.va and National Catholic Register… Francis issued a Motu Proprio and changed 1983 CIC can. 579 “which concerns the erection of religious orders and congregations, referred to in Church law as institutes of consecrated life and societies of … Continue reading

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How to grow a monastery

Here are a couple of videos about the Dominican Sisters of Mary Mother of the Eucharist in Ann Arbor – from four to over 100 nuns in less than 15 years, and growing, average age 26. This one is from a … Continue reading

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