Monthly Archives: March 2009

Patriachates

Christian Patriarchates(as of March 2009) Catholic Patriarchates 64 Apostolic Seat resulting from the Apostles Peter and Paul; current seat: Benedict XVI) 533: Patriarchate of Aquilée (Removed in 1752) (Resulting from the Apostle Mark) 607: Patriarchate of Grado (Replaced in 1451 by the Patriarchate … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To Me

Well…  30 minutes left of the birthdate!  Since I wasn’t born until 4:31 pm though, I still have another 17 hours!   The “Big Five-O” this year… The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums hosted by A.C.T.S. the … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Scandal

Notre Dame has invited President Obama to be the “guest of honor” speaker at commencement!  Can you believe it?  After rejecting the ban on spending OUR tax dollars to fund embryonic stem cell research – a decidedly Pro-“Choice” position – … Continue reading

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Easter Duty

What is the Easter Duty or Easter Obligation? Well, let’s first discuss the precepts involved here: CCC 2042 The first precept (“You shall attend Mass on Sundays and holy days of obligation and rest from servile labor”) requires the faithful … Continue reading

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Abstaining

The subject of fasting and abstinence comes up often during the season of Lent, and though I have written a rather extensive article on the subject, it seems a bit difficult to follow. I am rewriting that article in hopes … Continue reading

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Kecharitomenae

Our Blessed Mother & The Saints Topic: Kecharitomenae Question: I am wondering about how many apologists (as well as Church Doctors) use the greeting of the Archangel Gabriel to illustrate the Immaculate Conception. He says she is “full of grace.” … Continue reading

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Kecharitomenae

Our Blessed Mother & The SaintsTopic: Kecharitomenae Question: I am wondering about how many apologists (as well as Church Doctors) use the greeting of the Archangel Gabriel to illustrate the Immaculate Conception. He says she is “full of grace.” St. … Continue reading

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