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Homilies For Sunday Liturgies and Holy Days, September 2014 St. … [Continue Reading]

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What Should the October Synod Discuss?

...I must say that we are blinking at reality if we do not face up to … [Continue Reading]

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Homilies for September 2014

Homilies For Sunday Liturgies and Holy Days, September 2014 St. Gregory the Great, the Prophet Ezekiel, and St. Augustine of Hippo   23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time—September 7, 2014  Being responsible for others in … continue reading..

Burke photos 8-24-14

What Should the October Synod Discuss?

...I must say that we are blinking at reality if we do not face up to the fact that since the 1950s, marriage and the family, outside and inside the Church, have been plunged into an ever-growing crisis—to the extent that their … continue reading..

Humphries photos 8-23-14

The Beauty of Chastity Today

Chastity is a costly pearl that must be guarded well. Well-lived chastity is a habitual disposition of the heart and mind that makes a person gracious and approachable. The transparent beauty of chastity sees life through a lens … continue reading..

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The Role of the Church in the Journey of Salvation

The Church, the living Body of Christ and sacrament of salvation, continues its pilgrimage to heaven by exercising Christ’s ministry in the world so as to bring humanity into greater conformity with Christ. The Vision of the … continue reading..

Kahn photos 8-18-14

“Go and Call Your Husband”: What Enables a Marriage to Endure?

The unity of will between a husband and wife that God establishes is realized also through a life that is fully shared. A marriage is contracted as a result of the consent of the spouses, and this consent needs to be renewed each … continue reading..

Morrissey photos 8-22-14

Sacred Tradition: The Forgotten Doctrine?

The miracle and mystery of divine guidance has been the primary constituent element of Church teaching over the centuries, and this guidance is what makes Tradition “sacred,” but rarely is it linked with the teaching of any … continue reading..

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  Masters of Preaching: The Most Poignant and Powerful Homilists in Church History.  Fr. Ray A. Atwood (New York: Hamilton Books, 2012) xviii + 304 pages; $34.99. (Reviewed by Fr. David Maconi, … continue reading..

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