Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Today marks the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. This feast day, in honor of our Blessed Mother, originated in the early 1700’s. It is a day to celebrate the universal church. On this special day, we call on Our Lady to pray for us. We ask for prayers just like when we ask a neighbor to pray for us. Yet, the power of Mary is far greater, as she is the Mother of God.In honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, I found this prayer on catholic.org to share with you:A Prayer to the Most Blessed Virgin, Our

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Revivre le 200e de la mission catholique dans l’Ouest et le Nord du Canada

Quelques liens pour revivre les grands moments de ce 200e anniversaire de la mission catholique dans l’Ouest et le Nord du Canada, célébré à Saint-Boniface les 13, 14 et 15 juillet 2018. Merci à Télévision Sel + Lumière pour la couverture médias, la plupart des ressources ci-dessous sont tirées de leur page Catholica 200.
Résumé des célébrations:

La messe solennelle:

Texte de l’homélie du cardinal Lacroix (en français, en anglais)
Ses remarques comme envoyé spécial du pape François (en français, en anglais)
La conférence du cardinal Lacroix:

Pour la version anglaise de cette conférence.
Le service œcuménique:

Reportage de ICI Radio-Canada
Entrevue du cardinal Lacroix avec Arnaud Decroix de

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A pardon for Latimer could have consequences for disabled Canadians

Shafer Parker wrote an excellent article that was published in the Calgary Herald on July 16. By Shafer ParkerTracy LatimerWhen I read the Herald’s report that Saskatchewan farmer Robert Latimer is seeking a federal pardon for taking the life of his 12-year-old daughter Tracy, who from birth had lived with cerebral palsy, I knew I had to speak up.Why? Because his application for a pardon is simply a continuation of the injustice Tracy has suffered ever since Latimer propped her up behind the wheel of his pickup truck in October 1993 and piped in exhaust until she was dead.It isn’t

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Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/07/18

Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has backed the death penalty for drug traffickers who organise crimes from prison. Construction has begun on Bahrain’s Our Lady of Arabia cathedral. Churches in the Czech Republic have protested against new Communist Party tax plans. A controversial Holocaust law has awakened “old demons”, a Polish archbishop has said. Laurie Goodstein and Sharon Ottermann reveal new…

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel aids in spiritual warfare, bishop says

Lincoln, Neb., Jul 16, 2018 / 05:11 pm (CNA).- The Blessed Virgin Mary aids Catholics in spiritual warfare, the bishop of Lincoln, Neb., told a monastery of Carmelite nuns Monday, at a Mass celebrating the Memorial of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

“Our Lady of Mt. Carmel reminds us of the importance of our interior lives- not only for our own salvation, but the salvation of souls through Christ’s Church,” said Bishop James Conley, while celebrating Mass July 16 at the Carmelite Monastery of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph in Valparaiso, Neb.

Mentioning the Biblical prophet Elijah, who is said to have resided

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Overturning ‘Roe’ no ‘magic bullet,’ NY archdiocese lawyer says

New York City, N.Y., Jul 16, 2018 / 07:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Director of Public Policy for the Archdiocese of New York has said that overturning the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision should not be the seen as the final objective for pro-life advocates in the United States.

In a blog post written before President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill a Supreme Court vacancy, Mechmann warned that during the confirmation process for any nominee, “the rhetoric will be heated and likely ugly, and may even include a large dose of religious intolerance.”

Mechmann’s post explained that the

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