Month: February 2019

CHURCH FATHERS (44) – Theodore of Mopsuestia

– Anastasios The life of Theodore of Mopsuestia (or Theodore the Interpreter, 350-428) started in that fatal 4th century, a time when in the Church there will be dramatic changes that will remodel change completely the way she will act…

BITE-SIZE THEOLOGY (20) – Can anyone just interpret Scripture?

– Rev José Mario O Mandía Can anyone just interpret the Bible? Saint Peter provides a clear answer in his Second Letter (II Peter 1:20-21): “First of all you must understand this, that no prophecy of scripture is a matter…

LORD, TEACH ME TO LOVE AS YOU HAVE LOVED US – 24TH February 2019 – 7th Sunday In Ordinary Time (C)

1 Sam 16:2,7-9,12-13.22-23; 1 Cor 15:45-49; Lk 6:27-38 – Pope Francis We can ask: What keeps us united? Why are we united? What prompts us to encounter each other? The certainty of knowing that we have been loved with a…

ST MARGARET OF CORTONA – Finding true love

A penitent of the Third Order of St. Francis, born at Laviano in Tuscany in 1247; died at Cortona, 22 February, 1297. At the age of seven years Margaret lost her mother and two years later her father married a…

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NOVENA, EUCHARISTIC ADORATION AND PROCESSION OF “OUR LORD BOM JESUS DOS PASSOS” – Herald of Lent

– Miguel Augusto (*) The Novena of “Our Lord Bom Jesus dos Passos,” and the procession that follows, is much awaited by the local Catholic community. This devotion heralds the approach of the liturgical feast of Lent. The faithful prepared…

ON THE FEAST OF THE CHAIR OF ST PETER – The duty to teach

– Aurelio Porfiri There is a book by Antonio Rosmini that perhaps few people know, partly because the production of the great scholar from Rovereto is huge and it is not possible to know everything. This book is called History…

FORMER AMERICAN CARDINAL THEODORE EDGAR McCARRICK – Holy See dismisses former prelate from clerical state for abuse

(Vatican News) The Holy Press Office has published a statement from the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, concerning the case of Theodore Edgar McCarrick. The Congresso of the CDF, which investigated the accusations, has issued a decree…

NEWS BRIEFS

– Tej Francis JEFFERSON CITY, MO. SATANIC TEMPLE LOSES ABORTION RELIGIOUS FREEDOM CASE IN MISSOURI (CNA/EWTN News) The Missouri Supreme Court has rejected a legal challenge against an informed consent abortion law from a self-described Satanic Temple adherent who claimed…