Archives for October 2016

A suicide survivor’s miraculous witness

Brandi Moore speaks to thousands at OneLife LA about the value of human life

The following comes from an October 25 Angelus article by Casey McCorry: Six years ago, 17-year-old Brandi Moore lay in a hospital bed after a 30-foot fall over a highway overpass onto concrete — an unsuccessful attempt at suicide. The woman who had found her sat in a chair beside Moore in the hospital. When Moore woke, the woman handed her a teddy bear smiling brightly and … [Read more...]

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Vatican: Cremated bodies may not be scattered

Ashes may not be kept at home or preserved as mementos; burial still preferred for remains

The following comes from an October 25 Catholic News Agency article by Hannah Brockhaus: The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith released an instruction Tuesday regarding burial and cremation, reiterating the Church's teaching that cremation, while strongly discouraged, can be permissible under certain restrictions – and that scattering the ashes is forbidden. Ad … [Read more...]

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To vote pro-life in California

State and national candidates endorsed by Sacramento group

  The California Prolife Council, Sacramento’s branch of National Right to Life, has published a list of congressional and state legislative candidates to vote for, endorsement of presidential candidate, and a special recommendation on three state initiatives to vote against. No surprise that the council has endorsed Donald Trump and Mike Pence for national … [Read more...]

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California’s connection to leftist plot to infiltrate Church

Staff member of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good has several ties to California dioceses

California Catholic Daily exclusive by Anna Rose: The early October Wikileaks “Catholic drop” wasn’t a huge surprise to faithful Catholics. It was the proverbial kid caught with his hand in the cookie jar. Catholics concerned about the faith already knew certain players were trying to subvert the Church from within, so the Wikileaks Catholic/Podesta connection was just … [Read more...]

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Dispute over seminary leadership led to order’s departure

Sulpicians decided to leave St. Patrick's Seminary without warning after board of trustees sought to negotiate a change in governance

The following comes from an October 25 Catholic San Francisco article by By Valerie Schmalz: After 118 years, the society of diocesan priests who have administered and taught at St. Patrick’s Seminary & University will withdraw completely from the seminary at the end of this academic year. The abrupt Oct. 21 announcement by the U.S. provincial of the Sulpicians Father … [Read more...]

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“These are vocations we will lose if they are not helped”

Laboure Society helps men and women aspiring to religious life eliminate student-loan debt

The following comes from an October 24 Catholic News Agency article by Kevin J Jones: Personal and student debt can slow down or prevent prospective seminarians and aspirants to religious orders from pursuing their vocations, but one organization with national scope aims to change that. “The Laboure Society's work is critical because thousands of discerning men and women … [Read more...]

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Director of Wikileaks-exposed front group to speak at USF

John Gehring is the Catholic Program Director of Faith in Public Life, coalition funded by George Soros

A California Catholic Daily Exclusive: On Thursday, October 27, the Lane Center of the (Jesuit) University of San Francisco will host John Gehring, “Catholic Program Director” at the organization Faith in Public Life. Gehring will speak on “The Francis Effect: A Radical Pope’s Challenge to the American Catholic Church.” USF's timing could have been better chosen. In early … [Read more...]

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