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President of U.S. Conference of Bishops Renews Commitment for Greater Effectiveness and Transparency in Disciplining Bishops

Posted by Bob Herz on 9/02/18

August 27, 2018 WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has issued the following statement.  Cardinal DiNardo's full statement follows:

"In communion with the Holy Father, I join the Executive Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in ... Read More »

Father Christopher Seibt's Homily on Accusations of Abuse by Priests

Posted by Bob Herz on 9/02/18

Delivered at St. Daniels on the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“Watch carefully how you live,” St. Paul tells us in our second reading today from his Letter to the Ephesians. Because, he says, “the days are evil.” The days are certainly evil. A recent article referred to the ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily from August 12, 2018 - Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 8/13/18

NINTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

AUGUST 12, 2018

IN A PLAY BY THORNTON WILDER A WIFE, AFTER MANY YEARS OF MARRIAGE, SAYS TO HER HUSBAND: “I DIDN'T MARRY YOU BECAUSE YOU WERE PERFECT... I MARRIED YOU BECAUSE YOU GAVE ME A PROMISE.” AND THEN SHE TAKES OFF HER RING, ... Read More »

Leader of Vatican study commission on Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae says contraception is “intrinsically wrong”.

Posted by Bob Herz on 7/21/18

Head of Vatican commission says contraception is ‘intrinsically wrong’ by Dan Hitchens Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 Pope Paul VI in St Peter's Square. The pontiff released Humanae Vitae 50 years ago next week (Getty)

There had been speculation that Mgr Gilfredo Marengo's commission would challenge Church teaching

The leader ... Read More »

Cardinal Dolan calls for prayer campaign for the change in the US Supreme Court

Posted by Bob Herz on 7/21/18

Chairman of U.S Bishops’ Conference Committee on Pro-Life Activities Calls for National Prayer Effort That Every Human Being is Protected In Law And Welcomed in Life

July 19, 2018

 WASHINGTON— Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York and Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee ... Read More »

Homily of Pope Francis on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul (29 June 2018)

Posted by Bob Herz on 7/21/18

Holy Mass and blessing of the Pallium for the new Metropolitan Archbishops on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul (29 June 2018) | Francis HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Saint Peter’s BasilicaFriday, 29 June 2018 [Multimedia]

The readings we have just heard link us to the apostolic ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily July 8, 2018 - Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 7/09/18

FOURTEENTH SUNDAY JULY 8, 2018

CARDINAL RATZINGER BEFORE HE BECAME BENEDICT XVI, WROTE A LITTLE BOOK ENTITLED GOD IS NEAR US. THIS IS WHAT HE SAYS: “WHAT ABOUT THE SOUL? IN THE PAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS, THE WORD ‘SOUL’ HAS VERY WIDELY BEEN PLACED ON THE LIST OF FORBIDDEN WORDS.” ... Read More »

Do not flee from Christ’s Cross or people’s wounds, Pope preaches to new cardinals

Posted by Bob Herz on 6/30/18

The readings we have just heard link us to the apostolic Tradition. That Tradition “is not the transmission of things or words, an assortment of lifeless objects; it is the living stream that links us to the origins, the living stream in which those origins are ever present” (BENEDICT ... Read More »

Bishop Arthur Serratelli: The loss of freedom in a culture of radical individualism

Posted by Bob Herz on 6/23/18

The loss of freedom in a culture of radical individualism

Basic to the American dream is the search for freedom. In the 17th century, Europeans facing persecution for their beliefs fled to America. Since World War II, millions of people have come to the shores of this country. Wars, ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily June 17, 2018 - Father's Day

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 6/18/18

FATHERS 2018

ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

JUNE 17, 2018 PAUL COULD WELL BE SPEAKING TO FATHERS WHEN HE SAYS: “WE WALK BY FAITH AND NOT BY SIGHT”; “WE ARE ALWAYS COURAGEOUS”; “WE MUST ALL APPEAR BEFORE THE JUDGEMENT SEAT OF GOD.” WE EXPECT FATHERS TO ALWAYS WALK BY ... Read More »

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