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Saint Alphonsus Liguori

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You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost
its taste, how shall its saltness be restored? It is no longer good for
anything except to be thrown out and trodden under foot by men.


Father,

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Pope Benedict XVI’s prayer intentions, August 2009

Pope Benedict July 24 09.jpgThe Holy Father’s prayer intentions for the month of August:


The general intention
That
public opinion may be more aware of the problems of millions of displaced
persons and refugees, and that concrete solutions may be found for their often
tragic situation.

The mission

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What do ducks do all day?

Visiting the wildlife….

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola

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Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me, cannot be my disciple.

With the Church we pray: 

O God, Who for spreading the greater glory of Thy Name did, through blessed Ignatius, strengthen Thy Church militant with a new army; grant that by his aid and example we may so fight on earth as to deserve to be crowned with him in heaven.

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How Communion and Liberation moved me: Fr Meinrad Miller reflects

Earlier today I was speaking with my friend, Father Meinrad Miller, a Benedictine monk of Saint Benedict’s Abbey (Atchison, KS) and he told me he wrote this article for the local Catholic diocesan newspaper on his experience with the movement we both closely follow, Communion and Liberation. What Father Meinrad says in his article is applicable to all of us. It’s reprinted here for education of us all. Let me know what you think of it.

Seven years ago

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Thursday: a fitting day for adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

In some places it’s now catching-on that Thursday is a
fitting day for Eucharistic adoration with the intention of reparation, perhaps
replacing Fridays if one had to make a choice or either-or. I tend to think
that Thursday is a more apt for Eucharistic adoration on a stable basis in one’s
life and perhaps in parish life since as Catholics our center is Eucharistic and
the identification the Church makes with events that happened on Holy Thursdays
and Corpus Christi.

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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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