Communio

…bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Month: February 2012

Nun hits Hollywood, again: Mother Dolores Hart turns heads

Benedictine nuns typically don’t go to the Oscars. For that matter, high profile actresses don’t consecrate themselves as Benedictine nuns. Dolores Hart did both.  Dressed in the traditional Benedictine habit of the Abbey of Regina Laudis of Bethlehem, Connecticut, Mother Dolores Hart was being considered for a short film Oscar for “God Is The Bigger […]

Cardinal Francis George preaches Sunday Vespers for Lent I

A Christian’s observance of Lent brings with it, I hope, a certain discipline of prayer. At The Church of Saint Catherine of Siena (411 East 68th Street, NYC) the Sundays in Lent Solemn Vespers will be celebrated at 4 pm. The Church’s prayer is understood as consisting in Lauds, Vespers and Mass. The sacred Liturgy […]

Arm yourself for the culture war, Peter Kreeft, advocates at the Siena Forum for Faith and Culture

A week ago (February 18, 2012) Dr. Peter J. Kreeft, professor of Philosophy of Boston College and popular Catholic apologist delivered two lectures concerning the conflicts of culture, conscience, freedom and faith in which we find ourselves at these days. The controlling themes of Dr Kreeft’s were centered on the perspective of winning the culture […]

Communion and Liberation opens cause for beatification and canonization for Luigi Giussani today

Father Julián Carrón, the President of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, the ecclesial movement founded Father Luigi Giussani (who died 7 years ago today) and which was approved by the Church 30 years this past February 11, gave the preliminary research to Angelo Cardinal Scola, Archbishop of Milan, to open the diocesan phase of […]