Archive of May 10, 2009

English-speaking priests called to Rome for ‘Year for the Priests’ seminar

May 10, 2009 - 08:41 pm .- In honor of the 223rd birthday of St. John Vianney, two of the largest English-speaking associations for parish priests and deacons have announced a joint conference in Rome to encourage the ongoing formation of clergy.

Arizona diocese collecting musical instruments for Holy Land youth

May 10, 2009 - 02:26 pm .- Tucson members of one of the oldest yet least-known organizations within the Roman Catholic Church are looking for musical instruments for kids half way around the world.

Pope Benedict visits site of Jesus' baptism

May 10, 2009 - 11:32 am .- Two new church cornerstones were blessed by Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday evening at the place where the Bible says Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.

In Jordan, Pope Benedict praises 'prophetic role of women'

May 10, 2009 - 09:41 am .- Pope Benedict XVI stressed the "prophetic role" of women in God’s plans at a Sunday morning Mass with 20,000 people in Jordan’s International Stadium of Amman.

Thomas Aquinas College schedules Canadian cardinal for commencement speech

May 10, 2009 - 06:36 am .- Thomas Aquinas College has announced that Cardinal Marc Ouellet will preside over their commencement ceremonies next week. The Board of Governors chose the prelate because of his "exemplary loyalty" and "devotion" to the magisterium.

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