Browsing the August 2014 archive of Blog

Browsing the August 2014 archive of Blog

Untangling the Catholic Web

Posted by Bob Herz on 8/16/14

Untangling the Catholic Web

The Vatican vatican.va  You'll find enough here to keep you busy for hours on end. On the home page is a handy way to find all the recent writings, activity and news relating to Pope Francis. You can check out photos and follow his current ... Read More »

History Feast of Mary — The Assumption

Posted by Bob Herz on 8/15/14

 THE ASSUMPTION OF MARY:

A BELIEF SINCE APOSTOLIC TIMES

The Assumption is the oldest feast day of Our Lady, but we don't know how it first came to be celebrated.

Its origin is lost in those days when Jerusalem was restored as a sacred city, at the time of ... Read More »

MONS YENNOCK: PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AUGUST 3, 2014. EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Posted by Bob Herz on 8/15/14

PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AUGUST 3, 2014. EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Don’t send the people away hungry. Give them some food yourselves. But we only have five loaves of bread and two small fish. There are over 5000 people out there. Still Jesus said: “don’t send ... Read More »