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Information: Feast Day:May 21Born:1069 at Walpole, Norfolk, England Died:1170 at Finchale, County Durham, England He was born of very mean parents at Walpole, in Norfolk, and in his youth carried about little peddling wares which he sold in villages. Having by degrees improved his stock, he frequented cities and fairs, and made several voyages by sea to traffic in Scotland
Solemnity of Most Holy Trinity, Year C- May 26, 2013The readings for this Sunday are: Prv 8:22-31, Ps 8:4-5, 6-7, 8-9, Rom 5:1-5, Jn 16:12-15On the Sunday that follows Pentecost, we celebrate the solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity.
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21 May 2013, 09:09 | Andrew Sorokowski’s column | | | Code for Blog | | Andrew SOROKOWSKIThe blasphemous stunts of FEMEN would merit little attention were they not part of a global trend. While blasphemy is nothing new, only recently has it become a form of public protest, gaining the attention of the press.
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Information: Feast Day:May 20Born:1380, Massa Marittima, ItalyDied:1444, Aquila, ItalyCanonized:24 May 1450 by Pope Nicholas VPatron of:advertisers; advertising; Aquila, Italy; chest problems; Italy; gambling addicts; public relations personnel; public relations work; St. Bernardine, a true disciple of St.
20 May 2013, 12:10 | Conferences, seminars, researches | | | Code for Blog | | The Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate will hold a round table “The first Ukrainian Orthodox Patriarch (1898-1993)” on occasion of the 20th anniversary of the death of Patriarch Mstyslav (Skrypnyk) of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orhodox Church. The event is to take place at 2 pm on 27 May, in the Kyiv Orthodox Theological Academy and is organized by the Department of Church History of the Kyiv Orthodox Theological Academy.According to the web site of UOC-Kyivan Patriarchate, the organizers invite to the event teachers, students and everyone interested in history of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and our motherland.
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20 May 2013, 11:55 | Interview | | | Code for Blog | | I believe that as Christians, as representatives of our churches, we must play a very important role in the continuation of the Polish-Ukrainian reconciliation, Patriarch Sviatoslav Shevchuk, the head of Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, said in an interview with KAI on the occasion of the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Volyn tragedy.“And if we send a request for forgiveness to our Polish brothers, it means that we feel guilty,” he adds.KAI: A remarkable process of reconciliation and cooperation between Poland and Ukraine has been observed over the last couple of decades. Our churches—the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church and the Catholic Church in Poland—have played an important role in dealing with the troubled past
20 May 2013, 09:37 | UOC (MP) | | | Code for Blog | | On 19 May, on the day of remembrance of political repressions in Ukraine marked on the 3rd Sunday of May, with the blessing of Metropolitan Volodymyr (Sabodan), Secretary of the Kyiv Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate, Protopriest Viktor Ivashchuk conducted a memorial litia for the repose of the victims of Holodomor and repressions under the Communist regime at the National Reserve Bykivnia Graves in Kyiv Region. So reported the web site of UOC-MP.In the Bykivnia forest, in 1936-1941, the NKVD organized a mass burial of people executed by the repressive bodies.
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20 May 2013, 09:16 | Faith and weapon | | | Code for Blog | | On 18 May, in the garrison Church of St. Peter and Paul in Lviv, the 55th International Pilgrimage to Lourdes began with a celebratory liturgy led by the Head of Department of the Patriarchal Curia on Pastoral Matters of Power Structures, Bishop Mykhail (Koltun) jointly with the Roman Catholic Bishop Stanislav Shyrokoradiuk.
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Information: Feast Day:May 19Born:1210 at Isneria, Abruzzi, ItalyDied:19 May 1296 in Ferentino, ItalyCanonized:1313 Humility raised this saint above the world, and preserved his soul free from its poison, both amidst its flatteries and under its frowns. He was born in Apulia about the year 1221.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,Today we contemplate and re-live in the liturgy the outpouring of the Holy Spirit sent by the risen Christ upon his Church; an event of grace which filled the Upper Room in Jerusalem and then spread throughout the world.But what happened on that day, so distant from us and yet so close as to touch the very depths of our hearts? Luke gives us the answer in the passage of the Acts of the Apostles which we have heard (2:1-11)
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Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese, 17 May 2013 Students, teachers and parents are attended the CEO – WYD pilgrim mass More than 600 people including students, teachers and parents gathered in St Mary’s Cathedral this morning to be commissioned by His Eminence Cardinal Pell as pilgrims for the Catholic Education Office (CEO) WYD pilgrimage to Rio in 2013. The Mass was concelebrated by the official WYD chaplains who are accompanying the pilgrims through Santiago, Lima, Peru, Rio de Janeiro and Iguacu Falls
This Pentecost weekend, we invite you to learn more about one of the Church’s great lay movements: Focolare also known as the “Work of Mary”. Founded by a young lay woman during wartime Italy the story of Chiara Lubich is truly extraordinary
Since its founding in 1926, the need for the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) has only grown. This papal agency, created by Pius XI to support the Eastern Catholic Churches, is helping sustain vulnerable Christian populations amidst poverty and violence.
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This weekend, 120,000 members of lay movements and ecclesial associations are gathering in Rome to celebrate Pentecost and the Year of Faith.Around 150 different groups from around the world are registered for the events. Under the slogan, “I Believe!
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Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese,17 May 2013 Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet in Sydney for the Great Grace Conference The Great Grace Conference: Understanding Vatican II, one of the most significant religious gatherings to be held in Australia will begin next Monday, 20 May and offers the 450-plus participants from across Australia the chance to hear nine internationally-renowned speakers, attend a wide variety of intensive workshops and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the start of the Second Vatican Council. In planning for more than a year, the four-day event will explore and celebrate the ongoing relevance not only to the Church today but into the future.