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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-21-18, M, St. Pius X, Pope

    08/21/2018 12:37:56 AM PDT · by Salvation
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-21-18 | Revised New American Bible
    August 21, 2018 Memorial of Saint Pius X, Pope Reading 1 Ez 28:1-10 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man,say to the prince of Tyre: Thus says the Lord GOD: Because you are haughty of heart,you say, "A god am I!I occupy a godly thronein the heart of the sea!"—And yet you are a man, and not a god,however you may think yourself like a god.Oh yes, you are wiser than Daniel,there is no secret that is beyond you.By your wisdom and your intelligenceyou have made riches for yourself;You have put gold and silverinto your...
  • Day by Day -- Saints for All, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, 08-20-18

    08/20/2018 9:41:09 PM PDT · by Salvation · 3 replies
    FranciscanMedia.org ^ | 08-20-18 | FranciscanMedia.org
    Franciscan Media Image: Stained glass representing St. Bernard of Clairvaux | photo by Jastrow (2006) Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Saint of the Day for August 20 (1090 – August 20, 1153)  Saint Bernard of Clairvaux’s Story Man of the century! Woman of the century! You see such terms applied to so many today—“golfer of the century,” “composer of the century,” “right tackle of the century”—that the line no longer has any punch. But Western Europe’s “man of the twelfth century,” without doubt or controversy, had to be Bernard of Clairvaux. Adviser of popes, preacher of the Second Crusade, defender...
  • Video -- Episcopal Sodomy, Wuerl Gone?

    08/20/2018 3:47:44 PM PDT · by Salvation · 11 replies
    ChurchMilitant.com ^ | 08-20-18 | Michael Voris
    https://www.churchmilitant.com/news/article/episcopal-sodomy-wuerl-gone? utm_source=CM.com+Email+Subscribers&utm_campaign=64958f36c6- EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_06_29_05_39_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6225e731a9-64958f36c6-66378905
  • North Catholic HS sign vandalized amid pressure to remove Cardinal Wuerl's name

    08/20/2018 9:31:32 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 10 replies
    WPXI ^ | August 21, 2018
    CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. - As pressure grows to have Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s name removed from North Catholic High School, the school’s sign was vandalized. On Monday morning, it was discovered that someone sprayed red spray paint over “Cardinal Wuerl” on the sign. The school’s principal, Luke Crawford, said the vandalism happened sometime between 8 p.m. Sunday and 6 a.m. Monday. Cranberry Township police are investigating. Monday marked the first day of school for students, who have the option of wearing the normal Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic uniform or opting for a plain white or red polo shirt or white oxford,...
  • Bishops - The Church in Crisis

    08/20/2018 9:29:48 AM PDT · by pgyanke · 7 replies
    Yanke Academy ^ | 8/20/2018 | Patrick Yanke
    While everyone feigns shock at the revelations out of Pennsylvania this past week, this isn't news to the faithful in the pews.  We have been calling for accountability for years.  We all either know someone or of someone who has been a victim of abuse or targeted for such abuse.  When confronted, prelates turned a deaf ear and a blind eye.  Even when the evidence was clear that a priest was targeting who he thought was a 16 year-old, it was excused because there was no evidence he had been able to fulfill those desires... yet.  The abuse that came...
  • On the Punishment of Complete Loss

    08/20/2018 9:07:44 AM PDT · by Salvation · 17 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 08-19-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    On the Punishment of Complete Loss Msgr. Charles Pope • August 19, 2018 • In Mass for Monday of the 20th Week of the Year we read from the prophet Ezekiel. The reading warns of the possibility that moral conditions in the Church and the world can get so awful that God must take the strongest and most severe of measures.Ezekiel experienced the coming disaster upon Israel very personally as a last warning to the people.Thus the word of the Lord came to me: Son of man, by a sudden blow I am taking away from you the delight...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-20-18, M, St. Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church

    08/20/2018 12:26:54 AM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-20-18 | USCCB.org
    August 20, 2018 Memorial of Saint Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church Reading 1 Ez 24:15-23 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, by a sudden blowI am taking away from you the delight of your eyes,but do not mourn or weep or shed any tears.Groan in silence, make no lament for the dead,bind on your turban, put your sandals on your feet,do not cover your beard, and do not eat the customary bread.That evening my wife died,and the next morning I did as I had been commanded.Then the people asked me, "Will you...
  • Day by Day -- Saints for All, Saint John Eudes, 08-19-18

    08/19/2018 9:30:25 PM PDT · by Salvation · 3 replies
    FranciscanMedia.org ^ | 08-19-18 | FranciscanMedia.org
    Franciscan Media Image: Stained glass window in Saint-Pierre de Dourdain | photo by GO69 Saint John Eudes Saint of the Day for August 19 (November 14, 1601 – August 19, 1680)  Saint John Eudes’ Story How little we know where God’s grace will lead. Born on a farm in northern France, John died at 79 in the next “county” or department. In that time, he was a religious, a parish missionary, founder of two religious communities, and a great promoter of the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.John joined the religious community...
  • [Cath Caucus] Fr. John Lankeit Addresses the Scandal in His Homily

    08/19/2018 7:25:06 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 21 replies
    Diocese of Phoenix ^ | 8/19/2018 | Fr. John Lankeit
    Fr. John Lankeit, Rector the Cathedral for Diocese of Phoenix, Addresses the Scandal in His Homily VIDEO The homily starts at 20:00
  • Open Letter to the Bishops - The Church in Crisis

    08/19/2018 5:33:21 PM PDT · by pgyanke · 16 replies
    Yanke Academy ^ | 8/19/2018 | Patrick Yanke
    While everyone feigns shock at the revelations out of Pennsylvania this past week, this isn't news to the faithful in the pews.  We have been calling for accountability for years.  We all know someone or of someone who has been a victim of abuse or targeted for such abuse.  When confronted, prelates turned a deaf ear and a blind eye.  The abuse that came to light almost 15 years ago was an opportunity to cleanse the Church.  The result was a superficial cleaning that didn't touch the root problems, make amends with victims, nor administer appropriate penalties for offenders. The...
  • Is It Fitting for Calvinists to Adopt the Theology of a Man, and One Who Murdered Servetus?

    08/19/2018 12:48:40 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 74 replies
    Ligonier Ministries ^ | May 2009 | R.C. Sproul
    As my friend Doug Phillips has pointed out, this year has brought, in the providence of God, a strange confluence of anniversaries. The two men who have had the greatest impact on these United States may well be, on the one hand, Charles Darwin, and on the other John Calvin. Darwin was born two hundred years ago this year, Calvin five hundred years ago. Our perspective on each of these men will serve as a potent bell-weather for our perspectives on a whole host of issues. In the culture wars most of our enemies will celebrate the birth of Darwin...
  • New allegations surface regarding Archbishop McCarrick and Newark priests

    08/17/2018 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 30 replies
    Catholic News Agency | August 17, 2018 | Ed Condon
    (CNA).- Recent allegations against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick include reports that he made sexual advances toward seminarians during his tenure as Bishop of Metuchen and Archbishop of Newark. .... The religious priest who spoke to CNA said when he studied in a seminary in New York, McCarrick, who was then an aide to Cardinal Terence Cooke of New York, would sometimes visit the seminary. The priest said that McCarrick’s reputation was already well established by this time. .... So well-known was McCarrick’s reputation, the priest said, that when McCarrick would accompany Cooke to visit the seminary there was a standing...
  • Costly Truth – A Homily for the 20th Sunday of the Year

    08/19/2018 7:22:59 AM PDT · by Salvation · 8 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 08-18-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Costly Truth – A Homily for the 20th Sunday of the Year Msgr. Charles Pope • August 18, 2018 • In the Gospel this Sunday, we continue with Jesus’ great treatise on the Eucharist (John 6).Although many of the Jewish listeners who hear Him speaking in the synagogue at Capernaum are grumbling and murmuring in protest at His insistence that they eat His flesh and drink His blood, Jesus does not back down. In fact, He “doubles down” and quite graphically teaches a very real (as opposed to symbolic) call to eat His flesh and drink His blood. Let’s...
  • Catholic Caucus: Sunday Mass Readings, 08-19-18, Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    08/18/2018 8:59:19 PM PDT · by Salvation · 60 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-19-18 | Revised New American Bible
    August 19, 2018 Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Prv 9:1-6 Wisdom has built her house,she has set up her seven columns;she has dressed her meat, mixed her wine,yes, she has spread her table.She has sent out her maidens; she callsfrom the heights out over the city:"Let whoever is simple turn in here;To the one who lacks understanding, she says,Come, eat of my food,and drink of the wine I have mixed!Forsake foolishness that you may live;advance in the way of understanding." Responsorial Psalm Ps 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7 R. (9a) Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.I will...
  • Day by Day -- Saints for All, Saint Louis of Toulouse, 08-18-18

    08/18/2018 5:10:35 PM PDT · by Salvation · 5 replies
    FranciscanMedia.org ^ | FranciscanMedia.org
    Franciscan Media Image: Saint Louis of Toulouse | Carlo Crivelli | Church of Santa Lucia, Montefiore dell’Aso, Italy Saint Louis of Toulouse Saint of the Day for August 18 (February 9, 1274 – August 19, 1297)  Saint Louis of Toulouse’s Story When he died at the age of 23, Louis was already a Franciscan, a bishop, and a saint!Louis’s parents were Charles II of Naples and Sicily, and Mary, daughter of the King of Hungary. Louis was related to Saint Louis IX on his father’s side and to Elizabeth of Hungary on his mother’s side.Louis showed early signs of...
  • Cardinal Burke: 'Very Grave Problem of Homosexual Culture in the Church' [Revelation 18]

    08/18/2018 12:37:36 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 77 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/17/2017 | Thomas Williams, PHD
    Cardinal Raymond Burke has called for "open recognition" of the Catholic church’s homosexual culture in light of recent revelations of sexual abuse. "I believe that there needs to be an open recognition that we have a very grave problem of a homosexual culture in the Church," Burke said in an interview Thursday, "especially among the clergy and the hierarchy, that needs to be addressed honestly and efficaciously." The former head of the church's equivalent of the Supreme Court said it was already "clear after the studies following the 2002 sexual abuse crisis that most of the acts of abuse were...
  • Is lying always wrong?

    08/18/2018 10:09:46 AM PDT · by Salvation · 226 replies
    OSV.com ^ | 08-08-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Is lying always wrong? The Bible and the Church never praise lying, even when there are good intentions behind the act Msgr. Charles Pope 8/8/2018 Is lying always wrong? Question: We are told not to lie, but the Bible says Rahab the prostitute lied to protect the Jewish spies. The Bible later praises her as being justified for doing this. Does Scripture praise lying, which is a sin? — Tamarah E. Jones, La Plata, Maryland Answer: No. We should be careful to recall that the Bible records many things that are not praiseworthy. There are murders, rapes, theft, polygamy, adultery...
  • The Humiliation of the Southern Baptist Convention [Sexual Abuse]

    08/18/2018 9:39:49 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 68 replies
    AlbertMohler.com ^ | May 23, 2018 | Albert Mohler
    Sexual misconduct is as old as sin, but the avalanche of sexual misconduct that has come to light in recent weeks is almost too much to bear. These grievous revelations of sin have occurred in churches, in denominational ministries, and even in our seminaries. We thought this was a Roman Catholic problem. The unbiblical requirement of priestly celibacy and the organized conspiracy of silence within the hierarchy helped to explain the cesspool of child sex abuse that has robbed the Roman Catholic Church of so much of its moral authority. When people said that Evangelicals had a similar crisis coming,...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 08-18-18

    08/17/2018 9:54:42 PM PDT · by Salvation · 32 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 08-18-18 | Revised New American Bible
    August 18, 2018 Saturday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Ez 18:1-10, 13b, 30-32 The word of the LORD came to me:Son of man, what is the meaning of this proverbthat you recite in the land of Israel: "Fathers have eaten green grapes,thus their children's teeth are on edge"? As I live, says the Lord GOD:I swear that there shall no longer be anyone among youwho will repeat this proverb in Israel.For all lives are mine;the life of the father is like the life of the son, both are mine;only the one who sins shall die....
  • Day by Day -- Saints for All, Saint Joan of the Cross, 08-17-18

    08/17/2018 6:56:24 PM PDT · by Salvation · 3 replies
    FranciscanMedia.org ^ | FranciscanMedia.org
    Franciscan Media Image: Wooden statue of Saint Joan of the Cross | A l’école des soeurs de Jeanne Delanoue | unknown Saint Joan of the Cross Saint of the Day for August 17 (June 18, 1666 – August 17, 1736)  Saint Joan of the Cross’ Story An encounter with a shabby old woman many dismissed as insane prompted Saint Joan to dedicate her life to the poor. For Joan, who had a reputation as a businesswoman intent on monetary success, this was a significant conversion.Born in 1666 in Anjou, France, Joan worked in the family business—a small shop near...