It never rains, but it poursPosted on27 August 2012byFr. John ZuhlsdorfThe last could week have have brought some of the more challenging days I have had in some years
The National Catholic Register website today features an op-ed in which I reflect on the life and legacy of longtime Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown.Don’t be put off by the essay’s polemic headline, which was added by the editors. Although I do talk about Brown’s promotion of the “culture of use,” I’m more interested in how she came to dance with Dolan.
POLL: Length of time of the elevation of the Host and Precious Blood during MassPosted on27 August 2012byFr.
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My cri de coeur as to whether I should keep putting up news of the Monsignori drew a pretty large response from my readers, confirming my suspicion that the majority of you are really interested in the cat posts and the Catholicism bit is a bonus.When I returned from Eastbourne, I knew that Monsignor Furretti would be all over me like a rash. She was pretty clingy as a kitten, and has grown up to be rather attention-seeking
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Press conference held in Markham, Ontario by the Coalition in Support of Motion 312Everyday for Life Canada shares with its readers the information released this morning at a press conference held in Markham, Ontario, August 27, 2012, from the Coalition in Support of Motion 312. The Coalition consists of a number of community groups who want the government to pass the motion and re-examine the definition of human life in Canada.
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Remember the Paschal Mystery: The AnamnesisPosted onAugust 27, 2012by Didobonaparte At the Mass, after the Words of Institution and the Proclamation of the Mystery of Faith, turning to God the Father, the priest recalls the Paschal Mystery and we are invited to share in these saving deeds of Our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.
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This is your brain on drugsThe New Scientist: The study showed that those who developed the most persistent dependence on the drug showed the greatest subsequent decline in IQ, losing 6 points on average regardless of how early the habit began. Within that group, those who began taking the drug before their 18th birthday saw a subsequent decline in IQ of 8 points, on average.Furthermore, friends and relatives close to the persistent cannabis users reported that these users had more everyday memory and attention problems, including forgetting to pay bills and misplacing common items like keys and wallets.Really?I’m totally shocked!I never would have anticipated such a result
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photosourceToday is the feastday of Saint Monica, mother of Saint Augustine, whose tomb I meant to visit on my last trip to Rome, but got sidetracked, because I am an idiot.
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27 August 2012, 22:43 | UGCC | | | Code for Blog | | The “Testament” of Patriarch Josef Slipyj of UGCC written at the underground Church period has been published.The book begins with the Introduction by a eparchial bishop, Pastoral Address of the Synod of Bishops on 120th anniversary of birth of Patriarch Josef, Resolution of the Supreme Council regarding the celebration of this anniversary at the state level and photos.The text of the “Testament” was printed according to the original and contains a copy of the patriarch’s signature. In the end, the book includes a reportage about the celebration of the jubilee year of Patriarch Josef in Sokal0Zhovkva Eparchy and pilgrimages of children to the crypt of St.