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“Pro Orantibus Day” – Have you prayed for your contemplative religious yet today?

Wow, what a day! Today, we in the West (Roman Catholic Church) celebrate the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This celebration is unique in that it is one of the few memorials also commemorated on the same day by … Continue reading

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!!!Happy Birthday, Your Holiness!!!

   “Happy Birthday Holy Father!” That’s right, today, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI is celebrating his 85th. birthday. On this day, 85 years ago, in Marktl, Bavaria, Germany, Mr. Joseph Ratzinger Sr. and Mrs. Maria Ratzinger welcomed their little boy, … Continue reading

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“Have mercy on me, O God, in Your kindness. In your compassion blot out my offense….”

Today’s post will be kind of short; I am posting in between classes.     So another Ash Wednesday has come and gone, initiating Lent, the liturgical season of penitence, prayer and fasting. Now I have to admit that I … Continue reading

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