Saint Hyacinth of Mariscotti

Heavenly Father, You inflamed the virgin Saint Hyacinth with the fire of Your love and made her an example of continual mortification. Through her intercession in our behalf grant us the grace to repent of our sins and to abide in Your love.

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High winds cause damage to steeple, St Mary’s New Haven

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Some have bats, we’ve got holes! Big, dangerous holes!

The steeple onĀ Saint Mary’s Church, New Haven, CT, was damaged earlier today by high winds and a weakened structure.
The steeple was placed on the church for the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Knights of Columbus in 1981/82. The addition of the steeple completed the overall

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Ralph McInerny (1929-2010)

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Ralph McInerny died this morning. He was 80. McInerny for those not familiar with his name, was a prominent commentator on culture and a

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Dwindling pastoral care for the sick

Interesting issues regarding the pastoral care of the sick viz. the numbers of priests available to be sacramentally present. USA Today a story that deserves some attention. Catholics are sacramental people: no priesthood, no sacraments…

On the same page as the story noted above is a video clip of Father Denis Robinson, OSB, Rector of Saint Meinrad Seminary talking about the up-tick of vocations.

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Praying for what God wants

We tend to pray with great intensity for the things we

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About the author

Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT. He is a member of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, a Catholic ecclesial movement, and an Oblate of Saint Benedict. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]yahoo.com.
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