Archive of October 14, 2012

Former NHL referee recalls how God changed his heart

Oct 14, 2012 - 04:54 pm .- Legendary referee Kerry Fraser is known for his trademark hairstyle and holds the record for most National Hockey League games called. However, Fraser’s life was most deeply touched by a different kind of call – one that led to his conversion to the Catholic faith.

Parents stress family, faith for son with disability

Oct 14, 2012 - 01:07 pm .- Matt Wellendorf’s favorite prayer is the Chaplet of Divine Mercy in song. During the Liturgy of the Eucharist at Mass, he becomes reverent. And he won’t go to sleep before his mother prays with him.

God's love stronger than the attraction of wealth, Pope says

Oct 14, 2012 - 10:19 am .- Pope Benedict XVI said that although riches should pose no barrier to serving the Kingdom of God, Christ's love fulfills humanity's deepest needs in a way that wealth is unable to.

Feast of early martyr St. Ignatius of Antioch observed Oct. 17

Oct 14, 2012 - 08:03 am .- On Oct. 17, the Roman Catholic Church remembers the early Church Father, bishop, and martyr Saint Ignatius of Antioch, whose writings attest to the sacramental and hierarchical nature of the Church from its earliest days. Eastern Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate his memory on Dec. 20.