Monthly Archives: June 2016

Full text: Pope Francis’ in-flight press conference from Armenia

In my previous post on this news conference, I stated I hadn’t found the full text yet of it.  I had just logged out after posting that when I found this. However, just one comment about this articel: the picture … Continue reading

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Pope Francis says the Church should Apologize to Gays

I haven’t found a full transcript of this press conference yet.  It will probably take the Vatican some time to post the English translation of it on their webpage….reyanna By Gerald O’Connell                 … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 26, 2016

•1 Kings 19:16b, 19-21 • Galatians 5:1, 13-18 • Luke 9:51-62• Weekly Scripture Readings: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time I have a miniature Swiss cowbell tied to the handle-bars of my bicycle.  It tingles softly as I peddle along.  I … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 19, 2016

No excuse for posting this one so late except just living summertime…..reyanna •Zechariah 12:10-11; 13:1 • Galatians 3:26-29 • Luke 9:18-24 • Weekly Scripture Readings: 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time   “Something terrible has gone wrong in Christian history.”    The … Continue reading

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Commemoration of St. Mary Magdalene raised to a Feast

I can’t help but comment: about time!  I noted in the article that the Secretary for the Congregation for Divine Worship was the one who issued the letter announcing this, not the head of this congregation.  This is the congregation … Continue reading

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Letter from Rome : Holding the unaccountable accountable

The following article was posted in its entirety with the permission of the author, Robert Mickens.  He writes a “Letter from Rome” every Wednesday for Global Pulse.  You can access this site at  www.globalpulsemagazine.com.  This is a subscription site but you … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 12, 2016

•Baruch 5: 1-9; Philippians1: 4-6, 8-11; Luke 3: 1-6• Weekly Scripture Readings: You will need to pull your bible off the shelf and look these readings up as the USCCB website uses a different set of readings for this Sunday. … Continue reading

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