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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

diocesan and religious priest

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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REFLECTION ON THE 4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER(A) GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY. 7TH MAY, 2017. ? Acts 2:14a.36-41, PS 23, 1Pet 2:20b-25, Gosp Jn 10:1-10. ✍? FR. OGECHUKWU OKPULU. ? JESUS THE GOOD SHEPHERD. Today, the fourth Sunday of Easter is traditionally known as Good Shepherd Sunday. This is because every year, the Gospel Reading is chosen from chapter 10 of St. ...

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Catholics are always intimidated into believing that we do things contrary to the Bible just because we are ignorant of what we do, the following will help you locate WHERE what we do in the Bible.   1) PRAYING FOR THE DEAD 2 Mac. 12:38-45 Wisdom 3:1 Tobit 4:17   2) USE OF IMAGES AND SACRAMENTS _(these reminds us of ...

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9 Quotes from Archbishop William Edward Lori

Archbishop William Edward Lori and Pope Francis

Archbishop William Edward Lori (born May 6, 1951) is an American prelate of the Catholic Church who has served as the archbishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, Maryland since 2012. Archbishop Lori had previously served as the fourth Bishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut from 2001 until 2012. Prior to taking that post he served as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese ...

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Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan

Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan

Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan (May 20, 1913 – September 29, 2011) was an American Roman Catholic Archbishop. Archbishop Hannan, in his episcopal career, served as Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington and later as the Eleventh Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans from September 29, 1965 to December 6, 1988. Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan ...

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Quotes from Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone

Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone

Brief Intro: Salvatore Joseph Cordileone (born June 5, 1956) is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and the archbishop of San Francisco, California. Cordileone is chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Subcommittee for the Defense of Marriage. He has become known for his outspoken opposition to same-sex civil marriage and LGBT adoption. A conservative theologian, ...

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9 Quotes from Archbishop Charles J.

Charles Joseph Chaput

Charles Joseph Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. (pronounced “SHAP-you”) (born September 26, 1944) is an American prelate of the Catholic Church. He is the ninth and current Archbishop of Philadelphia, installed on September 8, 2011. He previously served as Archbishop of Denver (1997–2011) and Bishop of Rapid City (1988–1997). Chaput is a professed Capuchin and has a reputation for orthodoxy. A member ...

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Novena to the Risen Jesus

REFLECTION ON THE READINGS ON THE 3RD SUNDAY OF EASTER. (A) 30TH APRIL, 2017. ? Acts 2:14.22-23, Ps16, 1pet 1:17-21, Gosp Lk 24:13-35. ✍? FR. OGECHUKWU OKPULU. ?GOD IS EVER PRESENT IN OUR LIVES. One of the loveliest story in the Gospel is the Emmaus event. The familiar story of the Emmaus disciples shows how God works in our lives. ...

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St. Cletus: The third Catholic Post.

St. Cletus

St. Cletus was the third bishop of Rome, and succeeded St. Linus, which circumstance alone shows his eminent virtue among the first disciples of St. Peter in the West. He sat twelve years, from 76 to 89. The canon of the Roman mass, (which Bossuet and all others agree to be of primitive antiquity,) Bede, and other Martyrologists, style him a ...

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