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Caritas in Veritate (Love in Truth): the Pope’s next encyclical

It’s expected that on June 29th the Pope will
publish his latest encyclical, Caritas in Veritate (Love in Truth).

Last week he said: “As you know, my encyclical on the
vast theme of economics and labor will soon be published. It will highlight
what, for us Christians, are the objectives to be pursued and the values to be
promoted and tirelessly defended, with the purpose of realising a truly free
and human coexistence in solidarity.”

Pope Benedict’s two previous encyclicals

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St Dominic’s Monastery: 1st anniv in Linden, VA

Today, June 24, is the first anniversary of the dedication of Saint Dominic’s
Monastery
new monastery in Linden, Virginia. 

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What an amazing year! 
This summer four young women will enter the Monastery as postulants.  As
envisioned, the Monastery is acting as a magnet attracting young women to
devote their lives to God. The life follows

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Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

Elizabeth the wife of Zachary gave birth to a great man, John the Baptist,

the Precursor of the Lord.

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Father Henry Tim Vakoc, US Army Major, RIP

Fr Major Henry T Vakoc.jpgThe Lord called Father H. Tim Vakoc, US Army Major, to himself on June 20th.

Father Tim was a priest of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and some have said that he was the first US priest killed as a part of the war. He was 17 years ordained a priest, living the last 5 years of his priestly witness

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Remembered in Rome by Archbishop Dolan

alg_dolan-mta.jpgArchbishop Timothy Dolan is serious: he’s praying for ALL the people of the Archdiocese of New York (and others) when he’s in the Eternal City next week to receive the pallium from the Pope. He’s the link between us and our Roman sainted forefathers and mothers; likewise, he’s the link between the archdiocese and the Holy Father. Spiritual closeness is a cool thing in the Catholic Church.

Thank

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FuturePriests.com: Praying & Tweeting for priestly vocations

archbishop eijk twitter.jpgA fascinating initiative was launched the other day for the Year of the Priest on Twitter by Utrecht’s Archbishop Willem Jacobus Eijk. Follow the Archbishop at FuturePriests.com.

The Archbishop’s global campaign of prayer for priests is a terrific project that draws together the power of prayer and the power of Twitter.
Tweet with the Archbishop and keep informed by following the blog! Pray

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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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