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I Shall Call You Friends: Pope Benedict XVI Reflects On His Sixty Years of Priesthood Watch

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Sixty years on from the day of my priestly ordination, I hear once again deep within me these words of Jesus that were addressed to us new ... continue reading


Boston: Canonization Cause Opened for Opus Dei Priest, Father Joseph Muzquiz Watch

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The Archdiocese of Boston has opened the cause for canonization of Father Joseph Muzquiz, a priest of Opus Dei who established the personal ... continue reading



54 Priests for UK Ordinariate, Episcopal Parish to Enter US Catholic Church Watch

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Until the US Ordinariate is erected, which should be soon, St. Luke's will be under the care of the Archdiocese of Washington. We have ... continue reading


Ecclesial Movements: The Catholic Charismatic Renewal Watch

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God sovereignly drew many Duquesne University students into the chapel at The Ark and Dove Retreat Center. Some were laughing, others ... continue reading


Opus Dei Prelate Ordains 35 New Priests: 'Center Life Around Eucharist' Watch

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"May your life be founded on the Eucharistic Jesus," Bishop Echevarría stated. "Beginning today, the daily celebration of the Eucharist ... continue reading


Knights of the Holy Eucharist Call Us to Genuine Eucharistic Faith Watch

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Founded in 1998 for the service of the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament and the protection of the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration ... continue reading



A Missionary Pope, the New Evangelization Council and the Ecclesial Movements Watch

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Pope Benedict XVI  notes what is obvious to any honest observer, many cultures formerly infused with a Christian culture are now ... continue reading


Priest who defied the Nazis beatified in Germany

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German priest Georg Haefner preached long and hard against the Third Reich in his native Germany. Sixty-eight years after he died of ... continue reading


Answering the Call: A Young Man's Journey to the Priesthood

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Father David Carter brings the idealism and energy of youth to the priesthood; yet, he also has a maturity and wisdom far beyond his ... continue reading


Benedict XVI: Priesthood Is a Vocation, Not a Job

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The Pope said the priest "does not preach a Christianity a la carte, according to his own tastes, preaching a Gospel according to his ... continue reading



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In Rochester, moms' group prays for vocations to come from among their families Watch

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A newly-formed group of Catholic mothers in Rochester, New York has committed to praying regularly for the flourishing of vocations from ... continue reading


Write zero-tolerance into canon law says abuse survivor Watch

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Canon law should be re-written to institute a global zero-tolerance policy against priests who commit sexual abuse, a clerical abuse ... continue reading



Global rosary for vocations happening now! Watch

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Marian shrines in more than 50 countries throughout world will join in a 24-hour rosary initiative on Friday to intercede for and honor the ... continue reading


Prayer is the first part of missionary work Watch

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Every Christian is called to be a missionary through prayer, working in collaboration with the Holy Spirit, who gives prayer efficacy, Pope ... continue reading


Vatican asks nuns: less social media, more contemplation Watch

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The Vatican has asked nuns to spend less time on social media and more time in prayer and contemplation. The request follows consultation ... continue reading


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