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June 18, 2014

Two saints, two sons inspire liturgical art at Savage parish

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 5 months 6 days ago
For the Rasmussen and Schwartz families of St. John the Baptist in Savage, Pentecost Sunday not only celebrated the coming of the Holy Spirit, but also the long-awaited arrival of...

Photos of the Recent FSSP Ordinations in Virgina

New Liturgical Movement - 5 months 6 days ago
Our thanks to Mr. Craig Spiering of Spiering Photography for his kind permission to share with our readers some of his photographs from the FSSP Ordination recently held this past...

Married couples gather to celebrate, renew vows

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 5 months 6 days ago
Archbishop John Nienstedt honored married couples, especially those celebrating 25 years, and 50 years or more, during the annual Marriage Day Celebration June 7 at the Cathedral...

Book Review: A Daughter’s Love: Thomas More and His Dearest Meg

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 6 days ago
St. Thomas More is one of my favorite saints, stemming from the first time I watched the Academy-award winning movie A Man for All Seasons about his martyrdom at the time of the...

She Was a Surrogate Mom, But Then They Asked Her to Have a Sex-Selection Abortion

LifeNews.com - 5 months 6 days ago
I am not a fan of surrogate mothering. I am particularly opposed to commercial surrogacy, as it reduces gestation to a matter of breeding and can, in particular, lead to the...

Overhead – June 19, 2014

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 5 months 6 days ago
“I cannot greet a nation and tell it that I love it from inside a sardine can, even one made of glass. For me that is a wall. It’s true that something can happen to me, but let’s...

Roundup of Interesting Articles in Today’s News

Quartermaster of the Barque - 5 months 6 days ago
In no particular order: John Shimek writes on CatholicVote.org that the HHS Contraceptive Mandate was just a beginning for the Obama Administration’s plans to impose legal...

In Pictures – June 19, 2014

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 5 months 6 days ago
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Miracle approved, Archbishop Fulton Sheen moves closer to beatification

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 6 days ago
A Vatican-appointed panel of theologians has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Archbishop Fulton Sheen, moving the renowned American preacher closer to ...

EWTN will appeal decision rejecting challenge to HHS mandate

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 6 days ago
The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) has announced that it will appeal a judge's decision rejecting the network's challenge against the Obama administration's contraceptive...

New climate-control systems to preserve Sistine Chapel

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 6 days ago
The Vatican has plans to install a new climate-control system in the Sistine Chapel, to preserve the renowned Michelangelo works. The new system--replacing an older system that...

Maryland County Must Pay $375,000 for Attempting to Shut Down Pregnancy Centers

LifeNews.com - 5 months 6 days ago
A Maryland county paid $375,000 in attorneys’ fees, costs, and nominal damages this week after a court battle won by a pro-life center represented by Alliance Defending Freedom...

Shown in probably its best light

Sacristies of the World - 5 months 6 days ago
Shown in probably its best light, the entrance to the sacristy of Mount St Joseph Abbey, Roscrea, Co Tipperary, Ireland.

Search Strings: How’d you get here?

Quartermaster of the Barque - 5 months 6 days ago
Certain search engines (apparently, not Google) permit the search strings entered that bring web surfers to this blog to be recorded in the WordPress stats. From time to time, a...

California Increases Taxpayer Funding of Abortions by 40%

LifeNews.com - 5 months 6 days ago
Even though California is in a major fiscal crisis and water emergency that is crippling its agricultural output, the Medi-Cal department decided to increase funding of abortion...

Creating Summer Family Memories (Code for “Keeping Sane This Summer”)

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 6 days ago
One summer I encouraged Catholic moms to be mindful of their prayer schedules when changing over to a new season. I gently but straightforwardly reminded, “While making plans for...

Vatican panel approves miracle for Fulton Sheen

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 6 days ago
Details:  The possible miracle needed for the beatification of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen took another step toward papal recognition on June 17 when a panel of theologians met at...

Parents Beware: Planned Parenthood Uses Classrooms “Abstinence” Programs as a Trap

LifeNews.com - 5 months 6 days ago
Throughout the nation, we see parents being convinced that sex education in the schools is a given, and they are settling for what they see as the lesser of the evils presented....

Pope's Mexico visit meaningful for all Latin America, diplomat says

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 6 days ago
Rome, Italy, Jun 18, 2014 / 02:03 pm (CNA).- Mexico's ambassador to the Holy See says he is awaiting the announcement of the dates of a visit to the country by Pope Francis, after...

Kenya terror attacks may not be work of al Shabaab, bishop says

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 6 days ago
A Kenyan bishop has voiced doubts that two recent terrorist attacks have been the work of the Somalian jihadist group al Shabaab. Bishop Emanuel Barbara of Malindi told the Fides...

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