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"Solidarity does not assume that our struggles are the same struggles, or that our pain is the same pain, or that our hope is for the same future. Solidarity involves commitment, and work, as well as the recognition that even if we do not have the same feelings, or the same lives, or the same bodies, we do live on common ground." - Sarah Ahmed
Monthly Archives: July 2016
I am glad to see this veteran Church watcher saying this. It was something I was thinking also recently especially after Benedict’s words on the occasion of the reception for his 65th ordination anniversary. The “Pope Emeritus” honored PF by … Continue reading
World Youth Day kicks off in Krackow, Poland this week so stories will be mostly focused on that event. Based on WYD in Rio in 2013, PF will surprise us and it will not be the run of the mill … Continue reading
By Reyanna Rice July 24, 2016 The title of this brief piece is what Pope Francis almost always says to folks that he meets within his daily routine or his travels: “Don’t forget to pray for me”. I post … Continue reading
As I have noted here before, I write a monthly column called “Eye on Franics” for the American Catholic Council webpage. At the request of Janet Hauter, Director of the American Catholic Council, I have focused this month’s column on … Continue reading
PF’s Apostolic Exhortation is still in the news, mainly because those in the conservative aisles of the Church are still “confused” by its message. Francis and the Vatican are making a concerted effort to make sure people understand what Amoris … Continue reading
•Genesis 18:20-32 • Colossians 2:12-14 • Luke 11:1-13• Weekly Scripture Readings:17th Sunday in Ordinary Time In my homily last week I mentioned my recent trip to Morocco. It is a 100 percent Islamic country. I have a high regard for … Continue reading
Just when you think you cannot hear any more shocking news regarding clergy sex abuse, along comes something that really blows you away. This situation is one such. The Memo referred to in the article can be accessed HERE. Warning: … Continue reading
I don’t want to over do it on articles on this topic but this one gives some very good background on the issue…..reyanna By John F Baldovin July 21, 2016 … Continue reading
Author Unknown July 17, 2016 Holy Family Catholic Community, Inverness, Il Bulletin Click HERE to read this very pertinent prayer for our times.
And this issue is not going to go away anytime soon. Crd Sarah, with his call to priests to begin celebrating Mass with their backs to people come this Advent or as the Trad camp insists “ad orientem” or facing … Continue reading