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Overheard – July 31, 2014

Overheard – July 31, 2014

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

“In the face of this emergency, our first duty must be to protect these children. My brothers and sisters, what we are doing for these children as a church? It’s not about politics. We all know that. It’s about who we are as Catholics.”

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Overheard – July 17, 2014

Overheard – July 17, 2014

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Such a humanitarian emergency demands as its first measure the urgent protection and properly taking in of these children.”

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Overheard – July 3, 2014

Overheard – July 3, 2014

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

“In this dialogue, the Church rejoices in the marvelous progress of science, seeing it as a sign of the enormous God-given potential of the human mind.”

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Overhead – June 19, 2014

Overhead – June 19, 2014

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I cannot greet a nation and tell it that I love it from inside a sardine can, even one made of glass. For me that is a wall. It’s true that something can happen to me, but let’s be realistic, at my age I don’t have much to lose.”

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Overheard – June 5, 2014

Overheard – June 5, 2014

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Keep your perspective, maintain your sense of humor and don’t forget to pray. God always is there for us; Jesus never abandons us.”

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Overheard – May 22, 2014

Overheard – May 22, 2014

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Going to school means opening your mind and heart to reality in all its richness and various dimensions. If one learns how to learn — this is the secret, learning to learn — this will stay with you forever.”

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Overheard – May 8, 2014

Overheard – May 8, 2014

“Be sure to remember this: Read a passage of the Gospel every day and go to Communion every Sunday to receive Jesus. Don’t forget! When you are sad, pick up the word of God. When you’re feeling down, pick up the word of God and go to Sunday Mass to take Communion, to participate in the mystery of Jesus.”

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Overheard – April 24, 2014

Overheard – April 24, 2014

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

“It is necessary to reassert the strongest opposition to every direct attack on life, especially innocent and defenseless life, and the unborn child in the womb is the definition of innocence. Every Christian is responsible for this evangelical witness: to protect life in all its stages with courage and love.

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Overheard – April 10, 2014

Overheard – April 10, 2014

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The man and woman are consecrated for love. Through the sacrament, the spouses are given a real mission to make visible — even through simple and ordinary gestures — the love with which Christ loves his church.”

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Overheard – March 27, 2014

Overheard – March 27, 2014

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I ask that you have the grace to be very close to your children, letting them grow, but being by their side. They need you, your presence, to be there, your love!”
— Pope Francis, speaking to fathers present in St. Peter’s Square March 19, the feast of St. Joseph, patron saint of the universal church and Jesus’ earthly father

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Overheard – March 13, 2014

Overheard – March 13, 2014

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Fasting makes sense if it really chips away at our security and, as a consequence, benefits someone else, if it helps us cultivate the style of the good Samaritan, who bent down to his brother in need and took care of him.”
— Pope Francis, at his Ash Wednesday Mass March 5 at Rome’s Basilica of Santa Sabina

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News Notes – February 27, 2014

News Notes – February 27, 2014

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Rite of Election set for March 9
– Visitation teacher honored by social studies council
– Hill-Murray girls top BSM for state hockey title

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