Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Just a few moments ago the Vatican released the comprehensive itinerary for Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to the United States including his visit to Philadelphia September 26-27. I’m overjoyed to share in the excitement of this news with you. We here in and around the “City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly … Continue reading World Meeting Of Families: Pope Francis’ Itinerary, Philadelphia, PA
Month: June 2015
God Bless America
As we say goodbye to June 2015, and approach our Great Nation's Birthday on July 4, I hope you all watch and enjoy these great videos. http://biggeekdad.com/2014/09/john-wayne-1970/ http://biggeekdad.com/2015/06/dean-martin-and-john-wayne/#.VZKUWJHoEZA.aolmail http://www.WorldMeeting2015.org http://www.oremuscomms.com
“The Victory Is Ours When The Battle Is The Lord’s”
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A Message to Christians and the LGBT Community
A Message to Christians and the LGBT Community Yesterday’s 5–4 U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage will undoubtedly go down as one of the most momentous moments in U.S. history — on par with women’s right to vote, abolishing Jim Crow laws, and Roe vs. Wade. Not since the civil rights movement has there been a … Continue reading A Message to Christians and the LGBT Community
The Words of The Lord
From Psalm 12 in matins today: "The words of the Lord are words without alloy, silver from the furnace, seven times refined." Nothing is comparable to Scripture--the words of God. This is why we must study them, meditate on them, and treasure them. mat·ins ˈmatnz/ noun noun: matin; plural noun: matins; noun: mattin; plural noun: … Continue reading The Words of The Lord
I kneel before the Crucifix, and sometimes I will cry For it is I who put Him there, and also helped Him die He gave His life for everyone, He showed us all the Way! To everlasting happiness if only we obey. Each time I sin the wounds seem deep, the blood is glowing red … Continue reading “The Crucifix”
How Can We Respond To The Nationalization of Same-Sex Marriage?
Responding to the Supreme Court's Decision Dear Brothers and Sisters of the Confraternity, Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision, which nationalized same-sex marriage in the United States, has initiated many new challenges for the Church in our country, and among those challenges is a new obstacle to purity. The sad thing is that those who are rejoicing … Continue reading How Can We Respond To The Nationalization of Same-Sex Marriage?
Marriage Teaching from The Catechism of The Catholic Church
Catechism in a Year Day 177 - Why did God dispose man and woman for each other? // How does the sacrament of Matrimony come about? Why did God dispose man and woman for each other? God disposed man and woman for each other so that they might be "no longer two but one" (Mt … Continue reading Marriage Teaching from The Catechism of The Catholic Church
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The Nativity of Saint John The Baptist is Today. Who Was He? And Why Was He So Important?
From a sermon by Saint Augustine, bishop The voice of one crying in the wilderness The Church observes the birth of John as a hallowed event. We have no such commemoration for any other fathers; but it is significant that we celebrate the birthdays of John and Jesus. This day cannot be passed by. And … Continue reading The Nativity of Saint John The Baptist is Today. Who Was He? And Why Was He So Important?