Monthly Archives: March 2016

Sacred faces

I found the artwork described in this article stunning to say the least.  Because I know most of the readers here live in the west in areas populated with Native Americans I decided to share this article with you.  My … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Washes the Feet of Refugees from Different Religions and Countries

Here is a link to a video of Pope Francis washing the feet of the12 refugees.  There was considerable disagreement voiced by various individuals as to the wisdom of his actions.  It is very moving to watch him as he … Continue reading

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When ‘cultural sensitivity’ becomes ‘cultural accommodation’

The following article is published here with the expressed permission of the author.  We thank Father Michael Kelly of Global Pulse for his gracious permission. By Fr. Michael Kelly           March 24, 2016       … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016

•Acts 10:34a, 37-43 • 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8 [42] • John 20:1-9• Weekly Readings :Easter Sunday  To prints a PDF of the homily click HERE. What happened?   No eyes witnessed the resurrection moment! Scholars do not agree, but the texts do! … Continue reading

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Eye on Francis for March 2016

Here is my monthly column for the American Catholic Council webpage…reyanna By Reyanna Rice                   March 19 2016 We have all been anxiously awaiting Pope Francis’ response to the Ordinary Synod of … Continue reading

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Why did Pope Francis join Instagram?

This may not be a big deal to most readers of this website, but remember, this pope frequently speaks of going out to the peripheries and encountering people where they are.  He knows that the Church is looking at a … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Palm Sunday, March 20, 2016

I apologize to readers for the previous posting regarding Fr. Jim’s homily not being available.  I had gotten an email from him with the heading Homily for March 27, 2016 and thought it was for next Sunday so I did … Continue reading

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An “overview effect” of Francis’ pontificate

Today marks the third anniversary of the installation of Jorge Mario Bergoglo as Bishop of Rome.  Of all the articles that have come out in the last week giving a look back at his time as pope, this one was … Continue reading

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I Dare You!

This came to us from our friend Janet Hauter of the American Catholic Council.  We have the permission of the author to post this article. A Facebook post by Fr. John Cusick, a Chicago Peoples Priest In high school everyone … Continue reading

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Three years on, pope leaves Catholic conservatives feeling marginalized

By Philip Pullella and Tom Heneghan                    March 11, 2016                     Reuters on-line VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Three years after the election of … Continue reading

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