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CHURCH FATHERS (44) – Theodore of Mopsuestia

admin / February 22, 2019

– 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 in the world. This is a time of great Christian thinkers, as Ambrose, Augustine, Jerome, Athanasius, Basil, the two Gregory’s,…

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

admin / February 22, 2019

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 profound love that we neither can nor want to keep quiet about a love that challenges us to respond in…

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ST MARGARET OF CORTONA – Finding true love

admin / February 22, 2019

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 second time. Between the daughter and her step-mother there seems to have been but little sympathy or affection, and Margaret…

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

admin / February 22, 2019

– 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 to immerse themselves in the Passion of the Lord in April, remembering and living more closely that dramatic moment, not…

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

admin / February 22, 2019

– 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 of Impiety (Storia dell’empietà) and is a controversy with the French philosopher Beniamino Constant (1767-1830), accused of making religion a…

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

admin / February 22, 2019

(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 finding McCarrick “guilty of the following delicts while a cleric: solicitation in the Sacrament of Confession, and sins against the…

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NEWS BRIEFS

admin / February 22, 2019

– 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 the state violated her religious beliefs. Chief Justice Zell M. Fischer, writing in a concurring opinion, said that the U.S.…

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