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21 Great Quotes from Archbishop Fulton John Sheen

Archbishop Fulton John Sheen

Venerable Fulton John Sheen (born Peter John Sheen, May 8, 1895 – December 9, 1979) was an American bishop (later archbishop) of the Catholic Church known for his preaching and especially his work on television and radio. His cause for canonization as a saint was officially opened in 2002. In June 2012, Pope Benedict XVI officially recognized a decree from ...

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5 Great Quotes From Archbishop Oscar Romero

Archbishop Oscar Romero

Meet Archbishop Oscar Romero Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980) was a prelate of the Catholic Church in El Salvador, who served as the fourth Archbishop of San Salvador. He spoke out against poverty, social injustice, assassinations, and torture. In 1980, Romero was assassinated while offering Mass in the chapel of the Hospital of Divine ...

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REFLECTIONS ON THE READINGS ON THE 7TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (A) 28TH MAY, 2017. ? Acts 1:12-14, PS 27, 1Pet 4:13-16, Gosp Jn 17:1-11a ✍? FR. OGECHUKWU OKPULU. ? HOLY SPIRIT OUR HELPER. Dearly beloved, anyone who has made serious attempts at living a spiritual life will know that without God’s grace we are powerless. We can’t make any reasonable ...

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List of mortal sin

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The Distinction between two types of sin (Mortal sin and Venial Sin) All sin is an offense against God and a rejection of his perfect love and justice. Yet, Jesus makes a distinction between two types of sins. We call the most serious and grave sins, mortal sins. Mortal sins destroy the grace of God in the heart of the ...

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20 ways the Bible tells Us when to be silent.

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WHEN TO BE SILENT . . . And the Bible says. Be silent In the heat of anger – (Prov 14:17) Be silent When you don’t have all the facts – (Prov 18:13) Be silent When you haven’t verified the story –  (Deut 17:6) Be silent If your words will offend a weaker person – (1 Cor 8:11) Be silent ...

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Novena to the Risen Jesus

REFLECTIONS ON THE READINGS ON THE 6TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (A) 21TH MAY, 2017. ? Acts 8:5-8.14-17, Ps 66, 1Pet 3:15-18, Gosp Jn 14:15-21. ✍? FR. OGECHUKWU OKPULU. ? I WILL NOT LEAVE YOU ORPHANS. We are gradually coming to the end of Easter season. The Gospel reading of today from St. John continues the farewell discourse of Jesus. The ...

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Boy who pray Hail Mary

THE PROTESTANT WHO WOULD PRAY THE HAIL MARY (A true story) A little six-year-old Protestant boy had often heard his Catholic companions reciting the prayer “Hail Mary.” He liked it so much that he copied it, memorized it and would recite it every day. “Look, Mommy, what a beautiful prayer,” he said to his mother one day. “Never again say ...

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REFLECTION ON THE 5TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (A) 14TH MAY, 2017. ? Acts 6:1-7, Ps 33, 1Pet 2:4-9, Gosp In 14:1-12. ✍? FR. OGECHUKWU OKPULU. ? IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE ARE MANY ROOMS. Jesus, in the Gospel reading today says: “Let not your hearts be troubled, believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms, ...

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#2 – Pope St. Linus, Second Catholic Pope

#2 - Pope St. Linus, second catholic pope

About Pope Linus Second Catholic Pope Born in Volterra, Elected in 67 AD, he died on the 23rd September, 76 AD. He is buried near St. Peter. He created the first fifteen bishops. He forbid women to enter a church with uncovered head. During his pontificate the evangelist Luke and Mark were martyred. Second Catholic Pope How do we know ...

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The Power of the Mass

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The Power of the Mass is for you! It is the sacrifice of sacrifices, because it is the sacrifice of God for us. There is NO better activity that anyone in the entire world can do than attend a Mass in the state of grace, and receive Jesus in the Eucharist. Like the Blessed Virgin Mary, we become living tabernacles ...

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