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Pope to consider opening priesthood to married men

VATICAN CITY — As the Vatican copes with the growing clergy sex abuse scandal and declining number of priests worldwide, it is laying the groundwork to open formal debate on an issue that has long been taboo: opening up the priesthood to married men in parts of the world where clergy are scarce. 737 more words


It Is Jesus

It is Jesus in fact that you seek when you dream of happiness; he is waiting for you when nothing else you find satisfies you; … 143 more words

Everyday Blessings

Many are the deceivers – October 22, 2018

Many are the deceivers, they do not know Me, The One whom it is all about for Real. They themselves have accepted lies for truth. All the things that are an abomination to Me, they do not only approve of those things but they themselves do them also. 269 more words

"Women's Church"

“Women’s Church”: A Cartoon About Womens’ Right to Choice over Abortion


St. Ursula and Her Companions

St. Ursula and Her Companions, Virgins

To-day we commemorate the festival of St. Ursula and her companions. Although her life and martyrdom are variously described by different historians, we cannot therefore conclude with some heretical writers, that she never existed, and that all that has been told of her are fables; for, although historians differ in some points, yet all unanimously declare that St. 980 more words

St. Hilarion

St. Hilarion, Abbot
(by Father Francis Xavier Weninger, 1876)

(Feast Day: October 21st)

The Roman Martyrology mentions to-day, St. Hilarion, whose life was written by St. 1,486 more words



The Church’s Year
By Rev. Fr. Leonard Goffine

At the Introit of the Mass pray with the priest for the forgiveness of your sins: If thou shalt observe iniquities O Lord: Lord, who shall endure? 1,658 more words