A Powerful Homily On Forgiveness

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – A 20 “We are only as free as our ability to forgive. “ That is not a quote from the bible. It is a quote from a holy priest friend of mine. Yet it holds a great truth FROM the Bible. Let us talk about that in considering today’s … Continue reading A Powerful Homily On Forgiveness

St. Peter Claver, Slave of Slaves, Who We Celebrate Today, Pray For Us!

From a letter by Saint Peter Claver, priestTo preach the Gospel to the poor, to heal the broken-hearted, to proclaim pardon to captives Yesterday, May 30, 1627, on the feast of the Most Holy Trinity, numerous blacks, brought from the rivers of Africa, disembarked from a large ship. Carrying two baskets of oranges, lemons, sweet … Continue reading St. Peter Claver, Slave of Slaves, Who We Celebrate Today, Pray For Us!

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PONTIFICAL COUNCIL FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE COMPENDIUMOF THE SOCIAL DOCTRINEOF THE CHURCH TO HIS HOLINESS POPE JOHN PAUL IIMASTER OF SOCIAL DOCTRINE ANDEVANGELICAL WITNESSTO JUSTICE AND PEACE The portion below is a small part of the compendium but very important as Pope St. John Paul II so eloquently stated and I paraphrase - As the … Continue reading From –

Applying Catholics’ Preeminent Obligation When Voting in the November 3, 2020 General Election

Applying Catholics' Preeminent Obligation whenVoting in the November 3, 2020 General Election The Catholic Bishops in Pa. - and throughout the United States -have repeatedly proclaimed the preeminent obligation of Catholicsregarding voting is the protection of human life from conception untilnatural death. (These statements are available atpittsburghcatholic.org/News/a-call-to-faithful-citizenship-and-respect-for-life.) We offer this Declaration to urge our fellow … Continue reading Applying Catholics’ Preeminent Obligation When Voting in the November 3, 2020 General Election