Monthly Archives: August 2014

Parish Newsletter August 31 2014 Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time FIRST READING A reading from the prophet Jeremiah. The word of the Lord has meant insult for me. You have seduced me, the Lord, and I have let myself be … Continue reading

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Washington to Be Next Visit of Pope’s Iraq Envoy Cardinal Filoni Expected to Meet Eastern Patriarchs, US Bishops in American Capital

RIMINI, August 26, 2014 (Zenit.org) – The Pope’s special envoy to Iraq is to meet the Eastern Patriarchs in Washington D.C. in the coming weeks, the Holy See’s representative to the United Nations in Geneva has said. Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, … Continue reading

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Final Preparations Being Made for Pope’s Soccer Match for Peace Players Representing World’s Different Cultures and Religions to Play in Rome, September 1st

Final Preparations Being Made for Pope’s Soccer Match for Peace Players Representing World’s Different Cultures and Religions to Play in Rome, September 1st ROME, August 26, 2014 (Zenit.org) – A soccer match proposed by Pope Francis and made up of … Continue reading

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Pope Sends Letter of Condolence to Family of Journalist James Foley Message Read Out at Memorial Mass in New Hampshire

VATICAN CITY, August 25, 2014 (Zenit.org) – The Holy See’s Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, has sent a message of condolence on behalf of Pope Francis for the family of the U.S. journalist James Foley, brutally executed last week … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter August 24 2014

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time FIRST READING A reading from the prophet Isaiah. I place the key of the House of David upon his shoulder. Thus says the Lord of hosts to Shebna, the master of the palace: I dismiss … Continue reading

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Pope Speaks of Tragic Family Accident Expresses Gratitude for Prayers and Condolences, Says ‘Even the Pope Has a Family’

Pope Speaks of Tragic Family Accident Expresses Gratitude for Prayers and Condolences, Says ‘Even the Pope Has a Family’ By Deborah Castellano Lubov VATICAN CITY, August 20, 2014 (Zenit.org) – Pope Francis has thanked the faithful for their prayers for … Continue reading

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St. Bernard of Clairvaux

St. Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church St. Bernard was born of noble parentage in Burgundy, France, in the castle of Fontaines near Dijon. Under the care of his pious parents he was sent at an early age to … Continue reading

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