Monthly Archives: July 2014

St. Ignatius of Loyola 31st July

The founder of the Jesuits was on his way to military fame and fortune when a cannon ball shattered his leg. Because there were no books of romance on hand during his convalescence, Ignatius whiled away the time reading a … Continue reading

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Vatican Publishes Highlights of Pope’s Activities in 1st Quarter of 2014 Recalls Francis’ Trips, Visits and Vatican Happenings

VATICAN CITY, July 30, 2014 (Zenit.org) – The Vatican has published the following list to show the highlights of the activities of Pope Francis and the Holy See during the months of January to April 2014. *** January: 6: Private … Continue reading

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Pope Makes Heartfelt Appeal on Behalf of Child Victims of War Also Recalls Senseless Slaughter of World War One on 100th Anniversary

By Staff Reporter ROME, July 27, 2014 (Zenit.org) – During his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis issued a heartfelt appeal on behalf of the world’s child victims of war, and again appealed for peace in the Middle East and … Continue reading

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Pope Sends Message of Condolence Following Taiwan Plane Crash Assures Victims’ Relatives of Prayers, Invokes God’s Blessings

VATICAN CITY, July 24, 2014 (Zenit.org) – The Holy Father has sent his “heartfelt condolences” to the families of victims killed in a deadly plane crash in Taiwan yesterday that claimed more than 40 lives. The telegram was sent Thursday … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter July 27 2014

. Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time FIRST READING A reading from the first book of the Kings. You have asked for a discerning judgement for yourself. The Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream and said, “Ask what I should … Continue reading

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Pope’s Angelus: Imitate Jesus in Patiently Waiting for God’s Victory Over Evil Explains Meaning of the Wheat and the Tares Parable

VATICAN CITY, July 20, 2014 (Zenit.org) – Before reciting the Angelus prayer at noon today, Pope Francis explained the meaning today’s Gospel reading and the parable of the wheat and the tares. The parable, he said, is a teaching of … Continue reading

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Parish of Blackpool, The Glen and Ballyvolane Parish Newsletter July 20 2014

Parish Newsletter July 20 2014 Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time FIRST READING A reading from the book of Wisdom. After sin you will grant repentance. There is no god, other than you, who cares for every thing, to whom you … Continue reading

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