Readings & Reflections with Cardinal Tagle’s Video: Third Sunday of Advent, December 14,2014

Readings & Reflections with Cardinal Tagle’s Video: Third Sunday of Advent, December 14,2014

This 3rd Sunday of Advent is “Gaudete” (Rejoice) Sunday. “Rejoice in the Lord,” for as miserable as life can seem at times, the reality is that God has clothed us “with a robe of salvation” that heals all our poverty, our broken hearts, our bondage. “He has mercy on those who fear him,” that is, those who fear only one thing: losing their relationship with the Lord. Therefore, “be preserved blameless for the coming of Jesus.” Even though in the troubles of life you may not recognize him, “the one who calls you is faithful.” read more

This Pro-Life Doctor Once Did Abortions Until God Did This Amazing Thing

This Pro-Life Doctor Once Did Abortions Until God Did This Amazing Thing

by Steven Ertelt | Washington, DC | LifeNews.com | 12/12/14 

Dr. John Bruchalski, is a former abortionist and now pro-life OB/GYN in Virginia. He once did abortions early in his career following medical school, but then an amazing thing happened.

Bruchalski is the founder of the Tepeyac Family Center in Fairfax, Virginia which is one of the only all pro-life OB/GYN health care practices in the nation. Now that he is pro-life, he is a dynamic and engaging speaker whose story and style reaches people on all sides of the culture battle and shows them the value of an evidence-based approach to medicine and the value of treating the whole person. read more

Advent and Repentance – Mother Angelica Live Classics 12/3/1991

Advent and Repentance – Mother Angelica Live Classics 12/3/1991

Published on Dec 9, 2014

Mother examines Advent and how it helps us prepare for the holy celebration of Christmas.

Related Articles/ Videos click below:

Related Articles click below:

THE 5 ADVENT VIRTUES OF ST. JOSEPH http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2014/12/21/the-5-advent-virtues-of-st-joseph/

ADVENT, THE FIRST COMING http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2016/11/28/advent-the-first-coming/

THE ART OF WAITING: A RETREAT GUIDE FOR ADVENT http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2014/11/29/the-art-of-waiting-a-retreat-guide-for-advent/

Readings & Reflections with Cardinal Tagle’s video: Second Sunday of Advent http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/2014/12/06/readings-reflections-with-cardinal-tagles-video-second-sunday-of-advent-st-ambrose-december-72014/ read more

The History of Marriage: EWTN Thelology Roundtable

The History of Marriage: EWTN Thelology Roundtable

Published on Dec 10, 2014

In preparation for the Synod of Bishops, Colin Donovan, Noah Lett and Tom Nash look at the natural and supernatural history of marriage.

Here-under are some articles about marriage for you to read or watch: 

  1. Getting to know you, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=284
  2. Be Positive, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=288
  3. Love and Marriage, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=292
  4. Endless Love – Marriage after all, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=294
  5. Say it with love, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=298
  6. Quality family moments, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=300
  7. Secret of successful marriage, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=302
  8. The vocation of marriage, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=1968
  9. Marriage as Covenant, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=1974
  10. Humility: Foundation for Marital Happiness, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=1986
  11. Gratitude: Foundation for marriage, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=1980
  12. True Meaning of marriage, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=1972
  13. Marriage and incompatibility, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=2112
  14. Love is a garden, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=2116
  15. Three kinds of love, please click this link: http://www.pagadiandiocese.org/?p=2095

“God himself is the author of marriage” (GS 48:1). The vocation of marriage is written in the very nature of man and woman as they came from the hand of the Creator. Marriage is not a purely human institution despite the many variations it may have undergone through the centuries in different cultures, social structures, and spiritual attitudes (CCC:1603) read more

What Did Mary Know?

What Did Mary Know?

Michelle Arnold December 23, 2013  Read the source: http://www.catholic.com/blog/michelle-arnold/what-did-mary-know  

The less someone speaks in Scripture, it seems the more people want to know about that person. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had to answer apologetics questions with “Scripture doesn’t say.” Two New Testament figures that garner this kind of interest are St. Joseph and St. John the Baptist. But the number one Person of Interest is the Blessed Virgin Mary, especially at Christmastime. So, let’s look at a few of the questions the apologetics department ordinarily receives. read more

Did Pope Francis say animals go to heaven?

Did Pope Francis say animals go to heaven?

 12/13/2014 

Read the source: http://www.ncregister.com/blog/jimmy-akin/did-pope-francis-say-animals-go-to-heaven/

You know how Pope Francis said animals go to heaven? Guess what. He didn’t! Here are 7 things to know and share . . .

The news networks are abuzz with stories saying that Pope Francis has said pets go to heaven.

They’ve even “helpfully” noted how this contrasts with the position of his predecessor, Benedict XVI.

But the thing is . . . the whole story is false. read more

Readings & Reflections: Saturday of the Second Week in Advent & Memorial of Saint Lucy, Virgin and Martyr December 13,2014

Readings & Reflections: Saturday of the Second Week in Advent & Memorial of Saint Lucy, Virgin and Martyr December 13,2014

Saint Lucy was a virgin martyred at Syracuse around the year 303 A.D. “Lucia” is derived from the Latin lux, meaning “light.” Medieval portrayals of Lucy show her holding her eyeballs on a plate, possibly indicating the torture she underwent. Those who suffer from diseases of the eye pray for her intercession. Her luminous witness is confirmed by the great cult that had already grown up around her figure by the fifth century. In England, the Feast of Saint Lucy was celebrated as a second order holy day until the Reformation. read more