Tag: Pope Benedict XVI

Mary, Mother of the Church

Why has Pope Francis just instituted a new feast titled “Mary, Mother of the Church”? Find out more about this memorial to be celebrated immediately after Pentecost.

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Why Communion on the Tongue? Part II of II

Why does the Church see communion on the tongue as the more suitable way of receiving the Eucharist? Find out when Christopher Carstens offers three reflections on Eucharistic Communion, in part two of this two-part series.

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Prosecuting the Pope

Is it healthy to criticize Pope Francis? How much is too much? Therapist Allison Ricciardi, L.M.H.C. reflects on what can come of “prosecuting” the Pope.

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Saint Dominic’s Nine Ways of Prayer

What prayer postures are there besides kneeling, standing and sitting? After an introduction from Pope Benedict XVI, Dr. Anthony Lilles summarizes Saint Dominic’s nine ways of prayer.

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Relationships or Activities?

How important are relationships or activities to our apostolate? Find out when Father John Bartunek answers a question on what the Christian mission should be focused on.

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A Declaration of Dependence

A powerful reflection for the Fourth of July, Dr. Peter Howard has focused away from self-independence to dependence on God, against “freedom from” to “freedom for”.

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Corpus Christi

How did the Solemnity of Corpus Christi get its start? What is the Sacrum Convivium? Find out as Liz Estler explains and reflects on this feast.

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