Archive for March, 2018

Priest turns 90 Easter Sunday: Time to celebrate

Priest turns 90 Easter Sunday: Time to celebrate

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Father Robert Valit will turn 90 on Easter Sunday, April 1. After 57 years of ministry, he has one wish yet to be fulfilled.

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Aborting unborn children with Down syndrome diagnosis called genocide

Aborting unborn children with Down syndrome diagnosis called genocide

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aborting a child with a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome is a gross violation of human rights and anti-discriminatory commitments, and can be considered genocide, according to speakers at a March 20 panel at the United Nations.

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Supreme Court examines freedom of speech at crisis pregnancy centers

Supreme Court examines freedom of speech at crisis pregnancy centers

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

In oral arguments before the Supreme Court March 20, justices seemed skeptical about a California law that requires pro-life pregnancy centers in the state to visibly display information about abortions to their clients that the centers say violates their right to free speech.

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Russian Catholic leaders pledge to work with Putin after election win

Russian Catholic leaders pledge to work with Putin after election win

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Russia’s minority Catholic Church has pledged to help build a civil society after the nation’s March 18 election and called on President Vladimir Putin to “justify voters’ confidence” after his victory.

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Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

| March 22, 2018 | 9 Comments

Here are the church regulations for fasting and abstinence during Lent:

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Under new name, TLC Options for Women looks to Elevate Life

Under new name, TLC Options for Women looks to Elevate Life

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six months since its rebranding as Elevate Life, the nonprofit formerly known as TLC Options for Women has seen its new vision for its organization and pregnancy resource centers begin to take root.

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Digital Edition – March 22, 2018

Digital Edition – March 22, 2018

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Holy Week, Easter vigil, Don’t miss the triduum, Chrism Mass, Prayers for peace, Fight pornography, Praising Stephen Hawking, Confronting confession, Embryos are People, Living stations, Eucharist’s biblical basis, Catechumen family

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The holiest time of year

The holiest time of year

| Bishop Andrew Cozzens | March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lent is a time of preparation to allow us to fully enter into the most important time of the year: the sacred triduum, from Holy Thursday until the Easter Vigil. It is meant to be a kind of three-day retreat for the whole Church where we meditate on the profound outpouring of love that comes through the mysteries of Christ.

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La época más santa del año

La época más santa del año

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Las celebraciones de Semana Santa son tan importantes que pasamos 40 días preparándonos para ellas con ayuno, oración y limosna. La Cuaresma es un tiempo de preparación para permitirnos entrar plenamente en la época más importante del año: el triduo sagrado, desde el Jueves Santo hasta la Vigilia Pascual. Está destinado a ser una especie de retiro de tres días para toda la Iglesia donde meditamos sobre el derramamiento profundo de amor que surge a través de los misterios de Cristo. Es donde nos permitimos vivir estos tres días nuevamente con Cristo para experimentar nuevamente la profundidad del amor contenido en cada uno de estos misterios.

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From readers – March 22, 2018

From readers – March 22, 2018

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

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Roman Missal calls Easter Vigil ‘mother of all vigils’ for a reason

Roman Missal calls Easter Vigil ‘mother of all vigils’ for a reason

| Carol Zimmermann | March 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church pulls out all the stops for the Easter Vigil, the Mass celebrated on Holy Saturday.

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