Monthly Archives: September 2013

Papal Query: What’s Jesus got to do with it?

Papa Francis at it again — insisting Christians live & love Christ: (Vatican Radio) Christians must never forget that the centre of their life is Jesus Christ. That was the message of Pope Francis at Mass this morning at the … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s Christians fear for their lives

Pakistan’s Christians now fear for their lives after a bomb ripped through the All Saints’ Church in the biggest ever suicide attack on their community. Dean Nelson reports. Pakistanis light candles to express their solidarity with the victims of last … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: a force of nature

Francis at the six-month mark John L. Allen Jr. As it’s come to be understood in the 21st century, the papacy is really an impossible job. A pope is expected to be the CEO of a global religious organization, a … Continue reading

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Pax Mundi, et Numquam plus bellum

As we continue to face middle eastern turmoil, we pray for peace, thinking of the immense gravity of what’s at stake…well captured in the well-known words of Albert Einstein: I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, … Continue reading

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Wisdom from the Bayou: You gotta carry IT!

A fabulous Houma-Thibodaux priest’s equally fabulous Blog post (here): What is one thing that every Christian has? We don’t really like it… But we can’t live or have eternal life without it?? You guessed it… THE CROSS!!   The Cross … Continue reading

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Pope attacks global economics for worshipping ‘god of money’

Pope’s powerful application of Catholic Social Teaching: By Philip Pullella CAGLIARI, Sardinia (Reuters) – Pope Francis made one of his strongest attacks on the global economic system on Sunday, saying it could no longer be based on a “god called … Continue reading

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Save the Best Worship Songs

This is a worthwhile book for those who wish to comprehend the inner beauty of the psalmody that animates the Divine Office, the Breviary, the Liturgy of the Hours: N. T. Wright wants to see today’s media-saturated church shaped anew … Continue reading

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