Priesthood is enlightened by reason & freedom, Archbishop Piacenza said

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“Are you resolved, with the help of the Holy Spirit,
to discharge without fail the office of the priesthood in the presbyteral order
as a conscientious fellow worker with the Bishop in caring for the Lord’s
flock?”

The Archbishop-Secretary of the Congregation for the Clergy,
Mauro Piacenza, wrote

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Saint Elijah (Elias) the Prophet

An angel in the flesh, the foundation of the prophets, and the second forerunner of Christ, the glorious Elijah from on high sent grace to
Elisha, to cure sicknesses & cleanse lepers. He likewise overflows with
healing for those who honor him
.

(Troparion of the feast, Tone 4)

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Let all Christ’s Church assemble here

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New Haven native priest moonlights as clothing designer

Fr Andrew O'Connor.jpgInteresting people come from the Elm City! The New Haven native who’s also a Catholic priest, Father Andrew O’Connor, of the Archdiocese of New York, designs clothes, provides jobs in two countries and continues to preach the Gospel.

Mary O’Leary’s New Haven Register article on Father O’Connor altar-ations can be read here.
Nice to see Mary Alice & Charles’ son in the media!

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Saint Anselm on the Honor of God

Whoever does not pay to God his honor due Him dishonors Him and removes from Him what belongs to Him; and this removal, or dishonoring, constitutes a sin. However as long as he does not repay what he has stolen, he remains guilty.

Saint Anselm of Canterbury, Cur Deus Homo

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Saint Camillus de Lellis

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As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you; abide in my
love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have
kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. These things I have spoken
to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel

OL Mt Carmel.jpgIn communion with Our Lady of Mount Carmel help us,
dear Lord, to arrive at last at the mountain which is Christ who lives and
reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit.



Today is a good day to read up on the devotion of wearing

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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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