Martyrology-August 22nd Roman Martyrology-August 22nd- on this date in various years- The Octave of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Feast of the Immaculate Heart of the same Blessed Virgin Mary. At Rome, on the Ostian Way, the birthday of the holy martyr Timothy. After he had been arrested by Tarquin, prefect of the city, and kept for a long time in prison, because he refused to sacrifice to idols, he was scourged three times, subjected to the most severe torments, and finally Read more [...]
Daily Archives: August 20, 2012
DIAZ: Democrats continue to beat up Christians Homosexual agenda on national display By Mario Diaz Friday, August 17, 2012 Enlarge Photo Illustration Democrats Hating Christians by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times more > Inch by inch, the Democratic Party continues to ostracize Christians. Its latest attack consists of forcing any Christian who would like to support the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) platform to betray his deeply held religious Read more [...]
My youngest brother…12th child and 5th son of my beloved parents…a 1st Lieutenant and Apache pilot in the U.S. Army…is being deployed to Afghanistan tomorrow, August 21, 2012. A good and faithful servant of God, I ask that you pray that he is able to serve the Will of God and be faithful to his conscience.
Source: The Baltimore Sun Vatican II: Not a break but a continuum Baltimore archbishop sees Second Vatican Council as flowing from what came before By William E. Lori August 19, 2012 In October 2012 the Church will observe the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council. Like every anniversary, it is a time to look back and to look ahead. There will be many articles and talks on the history of the council and its true meaning. As well there should. Among Read more [...]
‘Highest honor’ Nun on faculty of Berkeley’s Jesuit School of Theology saluted by LCWR August 19, 2012 cal-catholic.com/wordpress/2012/08/19/highest-homor/ Sister Schneiders Before finishing their Aug. 7-10 meeting in St. Louis, the nuns of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious conferred the group’s “highest honor” on a former faculty member at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley. While most news items about the St. Louis meeting focused on the LCWR’s Read more [...]
‘Horrible desecration’ of statue at historic St. Louis church CWN – August 20, 2012 A statue of the Virgin Mary outside the second-oldest Catholic church in St. Louis has been vandalized in a manner described as a “Satanic hate crime” and “horrible act of desecration” by one of the priests who ministers there. On the night of August 9, the head of the statue outside St. Mary of Victories Church was cut off. On August 13, the head, made to look like a vampire and marked Read more [...]