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fiftieth anniversary of death of pope pius xii

http://www.piusxiipope.info/petition.htm   In his book, Antisemitismo, Rabbi Zolli states: “World Jewry owes a great debt of gratitude to Pius XII for his repeated and pressing appeals for justice on behalf of the Jews and, when these did not prevail, for his strong protests against evil laws and procedures.”  Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the death of one of the truly great figures of the twentieth century, Pope Pius XII.

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Posted by on October 9, 2008 in catholic, history

 

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FEAST OF ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA

Ecce Crucem Domini,
Fugite, partes adversae,
Vicit Leo de Tribu Juda,
Radix David, alleluia.English version:
Behold the Cross of the Lord!      http://www.st-anthony-medal.com/
Flee ye adversaries!
The Lion of the Tribe of Juda,
The Root of David has conquered, alleluia!

   Today is the Feast of  St. Anthony of Padua(Lisbon), the great thirteenth century Franciscan.  Perhaps as a lay Carmelite I should not be interested in him but I’ve always really liked him, ever since I was only a kid.  Anthony (1195_1231) is a great Doctor of the Church.  Originally a Canon Regular of St. Augustine,   Ferdinand de Bouillon eventually joined the Friars Minor.   He is invoked in all sorts of necessities but is especially venerated as a model of true devotion to the Immaculate Virgin Mary.  He was one of the earliest advocates of the Three Hail Mary’s devotion.   

 
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Posted by on June 13, 2008 in catholic

 

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FEAST OF ST. MARY MAGDALENE DE PAZZI

Photobucket Yesterday was the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi(1566_1607). This great Carmelite mystic lived a very humble life among the sisters of her community. http://www.oksister.com/Saints/st__mary_magdalen_de_pazzi.htm

 
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Posted by on June 7, 2008 in catholic

 

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an odd preoccupation with progress

 
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Posted by on June 3, 2008 in catholic

 

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controversies among orthodox Catholics

 
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Posted by on June 3, 2008 in catholic

 

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Please visit the Virtual Carmelite Museum

http://carmelites.info/museum/    as a Lay Carmelite, I always have found it quite important to keep up with developments in the wide world of Carmel.    Please visit this site & check out that the Carmelite Order has done throughout the centuries ever since the Middle Ages. Photobucket

 
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Posted by on May 22, 2008 in catholic, history

 

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what the left wing is doing to us…..

http://www.silencingchristians.com/Default.aspx    Before any of you get any ideas about thanking your liberal connections for what they’ve done to us,  please check this out.

 
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Posted by on May 19, 2008 in catholic

 

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