Daily Archives: 5 November 2008

My Nephew’s Associate

One of my family members has friends in high places.

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Miracle of the Sun

Zenit reports that Pope Pius XII experienced the “miracle of the sun.” From the pope’s diary: The sun, which was still quite high, looked like a pale, opaque sphere, entirely surrounded by a luminous circle without the slightest bother. There … Continue reading

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PCS 75-80: Sacraments

The rites of pastoral care call for foresight on the part of the confessor: 75. If the sick wish to celebrate the sacrament of penance, it is preferable that the priest make himself available for this during a previous visit. … Continue reading

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Now What?

The post-election landscape is at the same time a garden of hope or a scorched earth, depending on a sensibility of merged Catholic outlooks. The presidential candidates have been gracious at campaign’s end, a leadership worthy of emulation. Indeed, if … Continue reading

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