Directing our Zeal

As Catholics United for the Faith, we pray daily that even before the priorities of our apostolate, God would “direct our zeal first of all to the renewal of our own hearts.” For our own interior conversion we need constant encouragement, faithful prayer, and most of all perseverance when we recognize our weaknesses. Let a brief word of encouragement from […]

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End-of-the-Week Round-Up

A number of interesting stories have crossed my screen this week. I haven’t had time to post each individually, but wanted to draw attention to some of them nonetheless.  This link will take you to the YouTube video “‘Unwanted’: A Story about Choice.” It’s about one child–a child of rape–and the effect of his mother’s […]

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Are you ready for Lent?

Every year it seems that I get my “Lenten stride” about three days before Holy Week. I always regret not doing more, sooner. Here are some resources and answers to Lenten questions to help us start Lent on the right foot: –Read Pope Benedict XVI’s Message for Lent 2009. –Read Pope Paul VI’s Apostolic Constitution […]

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