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2nd Advent [A] 2013
Here we are with Christmas just two and a half weeks away. The shops and malls are loaded with goodies. Christmas songs fill the air. Parties are being arranged and delicacies prepared. Thoughts of home, of family, and of a lovely time fill our hopes and imaginations.
Catholic Poetry - A Faithful Utterance
Today: Volunteers - In the end, death comes for us all; no need to step forward.
God bless and enjoy my poetry,
Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina has been elected Pope.
The new Pontiff, who chose the name Pope Francis, is the first Latin American every to become Roman Pontiff, and the first Jesuit.
The Argentine cardinal was elected on the 5th ballot of the conclave, ...
A vision of Heaven
As Dale McKay was facing death, he spoke to writer Nancy Schertzing about his feelings and his hopes for heaven. Later, Nancy spoke with Dale's widow, Ellen, who shared the joy of their marriage and the moving experience of Dale's death. Their story is filled with love and hope that speaks to all of us.
In the Know with Father Joe
Dear Fr. Joe: What is a mortal sin? If I commit one, do I automatically go to hell?
Three Myths about Online Dating
A week doesn’t go by without several newspapers writing about the expanding use of online dating services. Millions of single people have, and many more millions will, use at least one online dating site in 2005. Despite the increased societal acceptance, several myths continue to persist.
Myth #3: Meeting someone...
California Catholic Lobby Day
Each year California Catholics gather in Sacramento to speak with their elected officials about issues of concern to the Church. This effort is ...
Theologians: Pioneers In The Church's Dialogue With Cultures
“To hear, distinguish, and interpret the many voices of our age, and to judge them in the light of the divine word, so that revealed truth can always be more deeply penetrated, better understood, and set forth to greater advantage.” This is ...