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Our duty to proclaim Jesus

Today’s Gospel Reading at Mass (Mt 10:26-33) is a segment of the instructions which Jesus gave to His Apostles (ref Mt 10:1,5) just prior to sending them out on their first missionary expedition.   446 more words

Pope Francis

Program Highlights – Week 26/06/2017 to 02/07/2017

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Monday 26


  • Live from Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Family of Radio Maryja Meeting and Holy Mass from the Parish Church of St. Bartholomew the Apostle.
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Weekly Program Highlights

New in The Priest: My article on preaching on Catholic social teaching

My article “Preaching on Catholic Social Teaching” appears in the July issue of The Priest. It’s a big one (seven pages in the print mag, though with photos), but was thoroughly fascinating and fun to work on. 6 more words

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The Many--And Wrong--Definitions of 'Gender Ideology'

Earlier this month, the bishops of Panama met with Pope Francis, and the conversation turned to the Vatican buzzword of “gender ideology.”   It is difficult to define exactly what is meant by that term which only church leaders seem to use.   718 more words


Lord, You Really Want Me to do this? Don't you have a better option?

Devotional Thought of the Day:

17 When the seventy-two n came back, they were very happy and said, “Lord, even the demons obeyed us when we used your name!” 597 more words


Catholics Angered by Bishop's Attempt to Exclude Lesbian and Gay Couples

Catholics have reacted strongly against Bishop Thomas Paprocki’s decree prohibiting people in same-gender marriages from participating in the church’s life.

Bondings 2.0 reported Thursday on the decree released by the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois. 820 more words


A "Coming Out" of Sorts

Working in a mental health clinic has proven to be a two-way street of benevolence between myself and my clients. For them, we’re here so that they might be able to find the help they need to cope with whatever afflictions they might be experiencing. 2,726 more words