Monthly Archives: January 2016

Ezra’s Wooden Platform from the Book of Nehemiah and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Snow Altar

 

Hundreds of Catholic Faithful stranded on the Pennsylvania Turnpike attend an outdoor Mass with an altar made out of snow. (IMAGE: KENNEDEYMAE)

By now I’m sure many of you have heard about the Pennsylvania Turnpike Mass celebrated in the snow with hundreds of Catholic Faithful who were stranded while on their way home from the March For Life in Washington, D.C.  For more information about the Mass and the details of how it unfolded visit: https://churchpop.com/2016/01/23/photos-of-the-historic-turnpike-mass-of-2016/ or https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/many-busloads-of-pro-life-marchers-stranded-on-pennsylvania-turnpike-since.

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“In Hoc Signo Vinces”: It’s Time to Take Back Our Catholic Manhood!

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Venerable Servant of God Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen celebrating the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

This post is aimed mainly at the gentlemen out there. Let me start with a couple of questions.  When was the last time you spent an afternoon watching football or any sport for that matter?

Now answer me this. When was the last time you spent an hour or even 10 minutes on your knees in adoration before our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament?

So let me ask you another question. Are you looking for answers to tough questions in your life? Are you struggling with something?

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Message of His Holiness Pope Paul VI for the Observance of a Day of Peace (January 1, 1968)

Blessed Pope Paul VI, Giovanni Giovanni Battista Montini (CNS photo)

Blessed Pope Paul VI, Giovanni Battista Montini (CNS photo)

Message of His Holiness Pope Paul VI for the Observance of a Day of Peace (January 1, 1968)

“We address Ourself to all men of good will to exhort them to celebrate ‘The Day of Peace’, throughout the world, on the first day of the year, January 1, 1968. It is Our desire that then, every year, this commemoration be repeated as a hope and as a promise, at the beginning of the calendar which measures and outlines the path of human life in time, that Peace with its just and beneficent equilibrium may dominate the development of events to come.”

To read the full message of His Holiness Pope Paul VI visit: http://w2.vatican.va/content/paul-vi/en/messages/peace/documents/hf_p-vi_mes_19671208_i-world-day-for-peace.html

Pope Saint Sylvester’s Israeli Connection

Pope Saint Sylvester I

Pope Saint Sylvester I (Reigned: January 31, 314 AD – December 31, 335 AD)

The old saying “You learn something new everyday” is certainly the truth. While waiting on line for my latte, the two older ladies in front of me started a conversation with the proprietor/barista about New Year’s Day.

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