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HELP CHRISTIANS AT RISK

March 17 deadline for the United States State Department to declare the attacks on Christians at the hands of ISIS as genocide.  The EU, 200 plus Members of Congress, Hillary Clinton, and many others have found compelling evidence to call … Continue reading

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The Traditions and History Behind the “White Smoke Over the Vatican”

The Traditions and History Behind the “White Smoke Over the Vatican” Originally written in 2005 for the Notre Dame Graduate School at Christendom College This year, 2005 A.D., saw an election of a new pope and traditionally, when white smoke … Continue reading

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Canon Law and the Actions of Father Marcel Guarnizo

As a priest and canon lawyer, I’d like in canonical terms, to revisit the controversial events surrounding the denial of Holy Communion to Barbara Johnson by Father Marcel Guarnizo. First of all, while I agree with many of the points … Continue reading

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Support Cardinal Dolan Sign the Religious Freedom Petition

The Obama Administration announced that Catholics MUST pay into insurance policies that cover abortion, contraception, and sterilization — NO conscience clauses will be accepted. Cardinal Timothy Dolan released this video: http://bcove.me/ob5itz9v Please sign the petition to support Cardinal Dolan and stand … Continue reading

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An Architectural Guide to the Spiritual Life

Conscience Examination as Church Renovation: An Architectural Guide to the Spiritual Life Fr. Daniel Scheidt—Queen of Peace Parish—Advent 2011 Baptismal Font [Nov. 27-28] Who am I to the world? What do I witness to be most important? Who am I … Continue reading

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An Attitude of Gratitude

As we approach Thanksgiving Day, we have an opportunity to reflect on all the blessing in our lives. It is so easy to focus on all the problems, challenges and disappointments that we encounter in our lives that we can … Continue reading

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Saint Michael the Archangel Defend Us in Battle

Join us in prayer today on the Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel: Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; and … Continue reading

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The Power of the Rosary on Good Friday

Imagine what might happen if every Catholic in the world would pray a Rosary on the same day! We have an example in October of 1573, when Europe was saved from the invasion of the mighty Turkish fleet, by the … Continue reading

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A Stolen Caravaggio Painting Resurfaces In an Online Auction

Barely reported here in the U.S., a version of Caravaggio’s 17th century masterpiece, the Taking of Christ (Judas’ Kiss) was stolen from the Museum of Western and Eastern Art in Odessa, Ukraine on August 1, 2008 and has been recently … Continue reading

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Outrage: Sr. Carol Keehan to Speak at John Carroll Society Annual Dinner on April 16

UPDATE 10:01 pm 3/25: Sr. Carol Keehan will NOT be attending the Annual Dinner. A mass email sent this evening by JCS read: “Sister Carol Keehan has decided that our annual dinner this year is not the appropriate time to … Continue reading

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