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February 3, 2014

Registration and spammer attacks on the rise

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 2 months 2 weeks ago
A note to everyone: There has been a sharp uptick of attacks on the registration form and on the combox. I am getting lots of false registrations.  Also, I received a notification...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 03/02/14

Catholic Herald - 2 months 2 weeks ago
“Every consecrated person is a gift for the People of God,” Pope Francis said at the Angelus yesterday (full text, full video). The elderly should share their wisdom and not “keep...

February 2, 2014

I Drank the Catholic Kool-Aid

Creative Minority Report - 2 months 2 weeks ago
You ever meet one of those people who seem to delight in telling you how depressed they are. It seems they just can’t wait to tell you. And somehow, that seems to only make them...

A Mom to Many in Theory Only

Integrated Catholic Life - 2 months 2 weeks ago
I can’t help but laugh at myself every time I see my kids prancing around the house, at least one of them naked, one of them screaming, and one of them careening with a bang. I...

My favorite Super Bowl ad

The Deacon's Bench - 2 months 2 weeks ago
No, it wasn’t the Budweiser commercial with the puppy. It’s this, from Coca-Cola. This is the longer, extended version, with a 30-second prelude that I think is worth every second...

Candlemas and the End of the Christmas Season

Saint Louis Catholic - 2 months 2 weeks ago
I hope it was Merry for you. The Divine Love, manifested in the incarnate God-Man, is the cure for all of the difficulties and pains in this vale of tears. Many friends and...

Hyper-Catholic Tweets About Super Bowl Ads

Catholic Vote - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Okay, since the show was boring, I spent my time creating and collecting hyper Catholic tweets about Super Bowl Ads … Poll shows Catholics love pistachios (Colbert, youngest of 11...

Is the Church the New Israel & more!

Jimmy Akin.org - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Jimmy appears on Catholic Answers Live in this episode of the podcast and answers these questions: Why does the book of Baruch not appear in some early lists of the Old Testament...

She wanted to convert. But she listened to Cardinal Ratzinger and died a Lutheran.

Rorate Coeli - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Sigrid Spath was the most famous German translator in Rome. She worked in the Jesuit General House, and then in the Vatican, since the days of Paul VI and translated around 70,000...

Pope Francis: Have Complete Trust in God in Times of Trial

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 months 2 weeks ago
David, who in the midst of betrayal and persecution is not shaken in his faith in God, is an example to follow in moments of difficulty. Pope Francis focused on the figure of...

Pope Francis Leads Faithful in Prayer For Consecrated Life

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 months 2 weeks ago
During his weekly Angelus address, Pope Francis reflected on the importance of those in consecrated life, saying that a Church without sisters is unimaginable. The Day of...

Pope's Prayer Intentions for February

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 months 2 weeks ago
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis' universal prayer intention for February is: “That the Church and society may respect the wisdom and experience of older people”....

Rome Mass in Memory of Poor and Homeless Who Have Died

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 months 2 weeks ago
The Pope's almoner has celebrated Mass in Rome in memory of the poor and homeless who have lost their lives due to inadequate living conditions and abandonment. Archbishop...

Pope Receives Samoa's Head of State

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Pope Francis and Samoa's head of state discussed human promotion, regional co-operation and hte environment during a private audience at the Vatican today. The Holy Father had "...

Missio ad Gentes: A Mission of Gratitude

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 months 2 weeks ago
“Evangelize with love, be zealous and joyful missionaries, do not lose your joy!” This was the mandate given by Pope Francis on Saturday to over 400 families of the...

Hundreds of Thousands March Across Europe in Defense of Marriage and the Traditional Family

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Paris, Lyon, Brussels, Bucharest, Madrid, Warsaw and Rome saw demonstrations yesterday in favour of marriage and the traditional family and against further relaxation of abortion...

Rep. Lipinski recognizes Catholic Schools Week with resolution

Catholic News Agency - General - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Washington D.C., Feb 2, 2014 / 02:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In honor of Catholic Schools Week, U.S. Congressman Dan Lipinski (D- Ill.) introduced a House resolution commending...

Israel gets mad (at Kerry) and others

dotCommonweal - 2 months 2 weeks ago
As Secretary of State John Kerry prepares to present the U.S. framework for two-states in Israel and the Occupied Territories, the rhetoric is heating up. And so is the politics....

Thomas Merton’s ‘The Candlemas Procession’

Sacristies of the World - 2 months 2 weeks ago
          A lovely Sunday with the Blessing of Candles and a candlight Procession. ‘The Candlemas Procession’ by Thomas Merton (1943) Lumen Ad revelationem gentium. Look kindly,...

The Weekly Francis – Volume 44 – 2 February 2014

The Curt Jester - 2 months 2 weeks ago
This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 16 October 2013 to 1 February 2014. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s...

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