Daily Archives: February 18, 2012

Contraception and the Early Church Fathers

Despite what some commentators and politicians think, Church teaching on abortion and contraception has remained unchanged. By FATHER MITCH PACWA SJ, 02/16/2012 (copied from National Catholic Register) The recent indignity by which the Obama administration wants to mandate everyone, including … Continue reading

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Wedding Homily

I’ll be performing a wedding a little later today… Here is the homily:   Becoming One (Gen 2:24) Wednesday was St Valentine’s Day. You know, that mushy day when everyone dresses up in red and white, when gifts of love: … Continue reading

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Pope: Allocution to New Cardinals

Venerable Brothers, Dear Brothers and Sisters, With these words the entrance hymn has led us into the solemn and evocative ritual of the ordinary public Consistory for the creation of new Cardinals, with the placing of the biretta, the handing … Continue reading

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NT Wright on Reading Mark for Lent

HT:  Catholic Bibles  

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Cardinal-to-be Dolan (and others)

Speaks of going to confession in Rome. Powerful. Archbishop Dolan’s message about confession the other day was a fine example of simple pastoral care for his people. Love, Prayers, and Best Wishes from Rome Well, I did it again… It’s usually … Continue reading

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