Monthly Archives: August 2016

Will next synod address ordaining ‘elders’ — both women and men?

The author mentioned the article on Crux that she described as unfortunately titled.  They posted it with a title as a synod about changing celibacy. And I agree wholeheartedly that when Austen Ivereigh writes, he has the “stuff” to back … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 28, 2016

•Sirach 3:7-18, 20, 28-29 • Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a • Luke 14:1, 7-14• Weekly Scripture Readings: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time     In early summer I accidentally picked up and read “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.”  The tale is set … Continue reading

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“Re-Launching the Project of the Council”

This is an amazing speech given by a bishop.  This article gives you the high points of it.  The speech itself is a long read but worth it.  It was originally posted on his diocesan website but then taken down. … Continue reading

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“Priests need to work on their ability to discern”

This is just one of many articles that exploded on the internet on this article from La Civilta Cattolica.  It is a message that needs to be mandatory reading for all bishops and seminary rectors!!…reyanna By Andrea Tornielli     … Continue reading

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Vatican newspaper: ‘Amoris Laetitia’ is authoritative church teaching

The comment string had some interesting ones.  One commentor had the nerve to say that the earthquake in central Italy was God warning that this article and Amoris laetitia is heresy and also saying that the lightning that struck St … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke insists he is serving Francis, not opposing him

Love the picture at the top of this article.  They both had on their “make nice” smiles.  Also loved this quote: “I’ve said to the pope himself, in conversations with him — and these by the way are friendly conversations — … Continue reading

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Earthquake in Central Italy—How to help

As many of you probably know, there was a 6.2 magnitude earthquake that has devastated regions of central Italy.  The epicenter is about 100 miles or so north and east of Rome.  It was felt in Rome and also all … Continue reading

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Rehabilitated Reporter

By Reyanna Rice                                                                           … Continue reading

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