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Monthly Archives: January 2007

What your parish needs..

We've just completed the task of compiling something called “100 Essential Books for the Catholic Parish Library” (PDF file) here at Aquinas and More. It was quite a challenge to distill the great bounty of Catholic books down to just a core “100 Best” but we think we did a pretty good job. If your parish has a library or …

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A Journey of Faith 1

January 31, 2007 – 1st Entry A Journey of Faith Dear Readers, This short section of our newsletter will introduce you to the healing power of our Lord in the life of just one of his unworthy creatures.  I am not an intellectual, just another ordinary Catholic girl experiencing the extraordinary power of God in her life.  This is not …

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Ghosts From The Past

Eight years ago I wrote an article for Homiletic and Pastoral Review called Parish Liturgical Renewal. Yesterday my sister was looking through her reading list for a theology masters from the Catholic Distance University and the article is on the list! Unfortunately, the original article was printed in draft form. I have provided a link to the finished article here. …

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Do you need strength?

Human nature wants to stand up for itself. “I can do it myself! I don't need any help.” How many times a day do we say that to ourselves? Fr. Walter Ciszek, S. J., tells his personal story of how he overcame these emotions and came to fully rely on God to protect him in his two books He Leadeth …

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Six is…

…the magical number of children that when reached requires you to run the dishwasher at least twice a day so that you have enough dishes and silverware for each meal.

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Fr. Drinan is Dead. Pray For His Soul.

He's going to need all the prayer he can get His last public act was saying the inauguration Mass for pro-abortion, pro-homosexual union “Catholic” Nancy Pelosi. He also wrote editorials praising President Clinton for vetoing a ban on partial birth abortions and had a consistently pro-abortion voting record during his tenure in Congress. And yet, during the controversy over Nancy …

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Breaking News – Latin Is Dead!

In what sounds like a sour grapes interview from a Fr. Foster in the London Telegraph, comes this choice bit of anger: “He is not going to do it [allow greater use of the Tridentine Mass],” Fr Foster said. “He had trouble with Regensberg, and then trouble in Warsaw, and if he does this, all hell will break loose.” In …

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A Weekend Full of Good Things

Saturday morning started bright and early with a CUF seminar at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. The entire confirmation class from another parish and the RCIA class from St. Patrick's were required to attend the seminar which would be unheard of in most places. Bishop Sheridan celebrated Mass and then gave a talk on reconciliation. The talk was very good, laying …

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Aquinas and MUCH More

Earlier this week we received a rather cryptic email from someone who gave us a “ticket number” and said that since he couldn't use it last summer he wanted to use it now. When asked for more details, he said that it was a Delta Airlines ticket number and he was writing to see if it was not too late …

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