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Needed: Catholic Cab Drivers and Bartenders

Some years back–in an interview on EWTN–Francis Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago, was addressing some of the pressing needs of the Church.  He said–and I paraphrase–“we need Catholic cab drivers and bartenders.”  It was a comment that elicited a chuckle, but the truth of it was very serious and speaks to the way the Church understands…

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Francis, Ignatius, and Reform

The first indication that the Church had a new Successor of St. Peter came to the Jesuit community at the Gregorian University during its weekly community Mass. As the main celebrant Fr. Javier López was preparing the gifts, a cell phone rang among the concelebrants and within a few seconds the bells of Rome could…

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Fr. Walter J. Ciszek, S.J. Day

Today is Fr. Walter J. Ciszek, S.J. Day in Shenandoah, PA. St. Casimir’s, the boyhood parish of Fr. Ciszek hosts this annual day to pray for his Cause of Canonization. In typical good Polish style, there is Mass, a hearty meal, and a social afterwards. Why should we pray for Fr. Ciszek’s canonization? G.K. Chesterton once commented: The saint…

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POPULARITY CONTEST

Akita Reignites with New Message: Ashes and Rosary
53 Years of Cutting Confusion out of Catholic Life
1. OUR DUTY TOWARDS OUR PARENTS
2. THE PROMISE OF THE REDEEMER
THE CATECHISM EXPLAINED, An Exhaustive Explanation of the Catholic Religion
Day 11 (Dec 7) The Forerunner’s Message & The Models to be imitated
13. THE VESTMENTS AND SACRED VESSELS USED AT MASS
THE SIX COMMANDMENTS OF THE CHURCH
Accompanying Herod: Why did People Go out in the Wilderness to See John the Baptist?
Part II. The Commandments, Vice and Virtue, Perfection
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