Archive of September 13, 2009

Bishop Burbidge resumes monthly Holy Hour for Vocations

Sep 13, 2009 - 02:37 pm .- The Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina is offering its prayers for holy priests by spending time in front of the Eucharist.  While parishes and schools in the diocese have committed to holding a Holy Hour for Vocations on the first Friday of each month, Bishop Michael F. Burbidge will travel to one Deanery a month where the faithful will be invited to join him in a Holy Hour dedicated to vocations.

Love is the path that leads to life, Pope Benedict says

Sep 13, 2009 - 10:16 am .- Pope Benedict XVI told the 4,000 people gathered for the recitation of the Angelus prayer in the courtyard of the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo they must be inspired by Sunday’s Gospel and learn from the Blessed Virgin Mary to witness to their Christian faith.

Church to honor patron saint of air travelers

Sep 13, 2009 - 05:08 am .- On September 18, the Church will celebrate the life of St. Joseph of Cupertino, a mystic who was perhaps most famous for his ability to fly.  His father, a poor carpenter, died before his birth and his mother, who was unable to pay the debts, lost her home and gave birth to Joseph in a stable at Cupertino, Italy on June 17, 1603.

Inquiry into beatification of Cardinal Otunga begins in Nairobi

Sep 13, 2009 - 02:38 am .- The investigation into the possible beatification of the widely loved former Archbishop of Nairobi, Cardinal Maurice Michael Otunga, has begun with the appointment of the postulator of his cause.

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