Monthly Archives: April 2016

Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 1, 2016

I had recently begun adding the a ability to print a PDF of the homily.  The otherd day,  I noticed that at the bottom of the page here there is a button that says “Print” that allows you to easily … Continue reading

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Francis: Spirit works in laypeople, ‘is not property of the hierarchy’

Another post it just in case you missed this one….reyanna By Joshua McElwee            April 26, 2016                             National Catholic Reporter online Pope … Continue reading

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Fr. Hans Kung says Francis responded to request for free discussion on infallibility dogma

Just in case you didn’t see this one……reyanna By Hans Kung                         April 26, 2016                     National Catholic Reporter online Editor’s note: Fr. Hans Küng, the Swiss theologian, says that he … Continue reading

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Some Exceptions May Apply

By the Editors                    April 19, 2016                             Commonweal Magazine online When the Vatican released Amoris laetitia (“The Joy of Love”), Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation on marriage and … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Fifth Sunday of Easter, April 24, 2016

•Acts 14:21-27 • Revelation 21:1-5a • John 13: 31-35• Weekly Scripture Readings: Fifth Sunday of Easter To print a PDF of the homily click HERE. Christ is risen! Truly he is risen!!  Again this week I begin with a word … Continue reading

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Pope Warns Against Admitting Rigid, Fundamentalist Young Men into Seminary

This post has been updated.  The original posting had listed the author of this article incorrectly.  My apologies….reyanna By Rita Ferrone                                 April 20, 2016 … Continue reading

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Take Amoris Laetitia’s challenge seriously

By NCR Editorial Staff                            April 16, 2016                National Catholic Reporter online Amoris Laetitia is a profound reflection on the reality of family life in contemporary society, and … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Fourth Sunday of Easter, April 17, 2016

I’m sorry for the lateness of this posting.  Life had some other plans for me these past few days….reyanna •Acts 13:14, 43-52 • Revelation 7:9, 14b-17 • John 10:22-30• Weekly Scripture Readings: Fourth Sunday of Easter To print a PDF … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Exhortation on the Family an ‘Organic Development of Doctrine’

When I talk with friends about Pope Francis and issues in the church, a common question asked in is “Why doesn’t he just change doctrine?”.  I think it pretty safe to say that the man values his life and also … Continue reading

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«The Joy of Love». The Structure and Meaning of Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation

This is the first of just a few articles I am going to post on the pope’s Apostolic Exhortation, the ones that that I think are worthwhile.  Many of the articles on the Internet have become quite repetitive in nature … Continue reading

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