Monthly Archives: August 2013

Pope Francis Phones Rape Victim

Pope Francis telephoned an Argentine rape victim on August 25 and spoke with her for 30 minutes about “faith and trust,” according to a report that appeared in The National Catholic Register. “The Pope told me he receives thousands of letters … Continue reading

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Why the Humble are Exalted

“Nice guys finish last,” says the world.   “The last will be first,” replies Jesus. My guess is that the Lord of creation knows best who really wins in the end.  And he says in this Sunday’s gospel, “whoever exalts himself … Continue reading

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Today Feast Day St Augustine of Hippo

St. Augustine of Hippo  Feastday: August 28 Patron of brewersDied: 430 St. Augustine of Hippo is the patron of brewers because of his conversion from a former life of loose living, which included parties, entertainment, and worldly ambitions. His complete turnaround and conversion has been an inspirationto many who … Continue reading

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Pope Francis has renewed his call for peace in Syria

    Pope Francis has renewed his call for peace in Syria, urging international leaders to “find a solution to a war that sows destruction and death.” At his Sunday audience on August 25 the Pope said: “The increase in … Continue reading

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Recently Deceased

Coade (Cork): On August 24, 2013, unexpectedly, at the Cork University Hospital, Linda, Great William O’Brien Street and Youghal, beloved daughter of Christine and Gerry and loving sister of Geraldine, David and Stephen. Sadly missed by her heartbroken parents, sister, … Continue reading

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St Monica – Feast Day Today

Feastday: August 27 Patron of Wives and Abuse Victims Died: 387 St. Monica was married by arrangement to a pagan official in North Africa, who was much older than she, and although generous, was also violent tempered. His mother Lived with them and was … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Jesus Does Not Exclude Anyone

(Romereports.com) Pope Francis addressed the topic of salvation and inclusion during Sunday’s Angelus, before thousands of pilgrims at St. Peter’s Square. Speaking on Sunday’s Gospel he said that Jesus does not exclude anyone when it comes to salvation, and letting … Continue reading

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