Daily Archives: February 21, 2011

Update on Blessed Luigi Guanella

I would like to thank Sr. Margaret Mary, a Daughter of St. Mary of Providence for her leaving a comment on my post this morning regarding the upcoming three canonizations, including Blessed Luigi Guanella. Sister directed me to the website … Continue reading

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Want a Daily Retreat? Online?

I have added a new feature to this weblog. On the lower right of this page you will see an icon for a 3 minute retreat, courtesy of Loyola Press, a Jesuit ministry. Make it a regular part of your … Continue reading

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Hey Deacons! We are Growing by Leaps and Bounds!

The new statistics for the Catholic Church came out recently and were presented to the Holy Father this past Saturday. Lots of statistics, but one stands out: the number of permanent deacons grew 2.5% from 2008-2009. The totals were 37,203 … Continue reading

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Three New Saints Coming Up

The Holy Father approved three new saints this morning during the celebration of Midday Prayer in the Sala del Concistoro del Palazzo Apostolico Vaticano. They are: Bl. Guido Maria Conforti (1865-1931) Archbishop of Parma and founder of the Pius Society … Continue reading

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