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Analysis of the Synod on the Family

Raymond Arroyo on The World Over interviews Fr Gerald Murray and Fr Robert Sirico regarding the 2014 Synod on the Family.  Below are a number of articles with different people’s take on what happened. George Weigel: An Extraordinary Synod, Indeed  Archbishop Chaput on the Synod Bishop Athanasius Schneider: Against Pharisees Synod’s Final Report “Fails to Resolve […]

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The Greatest Historical Miracle You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

From Catholic Exchange After Constantine the Great, there were emperors who were heretics and emperors who adhered to Christian orthodoxy. Then there was Julian the Apostate. From the time of Constantine to the French Revolution, he is the only Christian monarch ever to openly reject the faith, according to Catholic historian Warren Carroll. For reasons […]

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Help Spread The Word About Our Parish Mission

This year’s Parish Mission features Dan DeMatte, author of the best-selling book, “Holiness Revolution.”  The mission will be held on October 27-29, 2014.  Please help spread the word with the following resources. A two-minute promotional video A letter-sized flyer A tabloid-sized poster (very large file – right click and save to your desktop).

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A Catholic Lifetime Reading Plan

A Catholic Lifetime Reading Plan by Father John McCloskey Catechism of the Catholic Church – Catholicism Explained/Theology Adams – The Spirit of Catholicism – Catholicism Explained/Theology Augustine – City of God – Spiritual Classics Augustine – Confessions of St. Augustine – Spiritual Classics Aumann – Spiritual Theology – Spiritual Reading Baur – Frequent Confession – […]

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The Danger of Being Religious and Idle

From  The Gregorian This Sunday’s Gospel (the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A) is directed at those of us who consider ourselves religious. Jesus tells the story of the man who had two sons — one said he would work in the vineyard but didn’t; the other said he wouldn’t but did. Who did the […]

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You are Living in the Midst of an Epic Battle

From the Diocese of Washington A grave deficiency of modern times is the loss of the sense that our lives are caught up in a tremendous, epic battle. And yet here we are living in the midst of a great drama—in the greatest story ever told. Behind the scenes is a deadly enemy, one of whom many rarely […]

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Homosexual Acts Cannot be Approved or Celebrated by the Church – Here’s Why

From the Archdiocese of Washington In recent years, homosexuality has frequently been in the news. An increasingly nationwide effort to make homosexual acts something to celebrate has gained great ground and sowed serious confusion even among those who describe themselves as Christian and Catholic. Hence, it is necessary once again to instruct on this matter […]

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