Tag Archives: Pope Benedict XVI

Feast Of The Holy Family

“Dear brothers and sisters! Today is the feast of the Holy Family of Nazareth. In the liturgy the passage from Luke’s Gospel presents the Virgin Mary and St. Joseph who, faithful to tradition, go to Jerusalem for the Passover with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Voting As A Catholic

Did you know that the Holy See has answered some questions on how Catholics participate in political life? It can be found here: DOCTRINAL NOTE on some questions regarding The Participation of Catholics in Political Life “The Congregation for the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Corpus Christi 2012 Quote of the Day

  The Sacrament of the Body of the Lord puts the demons to flight, defends us against the incentives to vice and to concupiscence, cleanses the soul from sin, quiets the anger of God, enlightens the understanding to know God, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Waste Not, Want Not

As a follow up to yesterday’s post about volunteering and parish life, here is a snippet of Pope Benedict’s Sunday Angelus on gifts and talents: “God summons every man to life and bestows on him a talent, while entrusting him … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Freely You Have Received, So Freely You Shall Give

The Holy Father met with European volunteer workers on Friday. The meeting was organized by the Vatican dicastery that organizes the Pope’s charitable activities, the Pontifical Council Cor Unum (one heart). Pope Benedict expressed his gratitude for the work that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

BXVI on Today’s 9/11 10th Anniversary

The Holy Father attended a Eucharistic Congress today in Ancona, and during his remarks took time to note the 10th anniversary of today’s horrific tragedy. “Today, our thoughts also go to September 11 ten years ago. In entrusting the victims … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Pope Benedict XVI Letter to Archbishop Dolan on 10th Anniversary of 9/11

“…no circumstances can ever justify acts of terrorism.” The Holy Father sent the following to Archbishop Timothy Dolan, the current president of the USCCB, to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11: To my Venerable Brother, The Most Reverend Timothy M. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

St. Joseph’s Feast Day

Happy Feast Day, Holy Father! May the intercession and  wisdom of St. Joseph, patron of the Universal Church, guide you as you guide us.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment