Monthly Archives: February 2016

Did You Take Time To Know Me?

Last Sunday, where we heard the Gospel message about the Transfiguration, the sermon I heard was simply wonderful.  I was speaking to someone recently about the Transfiguration, and they thought I was talking about the bread and wine becoming the … Continue reading

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Justice Antonin Scalia – RIP

“We are gathered here because of one man. A man known personally to many of us, known only by reputation to even more. A man loved by many, scorned by others. A man known for great controversy, and for great … Continue reading

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Walls and Christians

 “A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian. This is not the gospel,” the Pope told journalists who asked his opinion on Trump’s proposals to halt illegal immigration. Trump … Continue reading

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Ember Saturday

Today is Ember Saturday, a reminder that it is a day of partial fasting (one full meal, two smaller ones and you can have meat).  The observance of Ember Days, though not a “requirement” in the USA, is still recommended … Continue reading

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Farewell and Eternal Rest Maggie

Margaret O’Hearn It is with equally deep sadness and joy that I inform the ACTS family that one of our valiant defenders of the Church Militant passed into eternity on February 15, 2016.  I will fondly remember her as a … Continue reading

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The Church of the New Testament

I stumbled across an old article from nearly 16 years ago which was written by one of the moderators of the #CathApol Chatroom (no longer in use).  I share it again here in the CathApol Blog… The Church of the … Continue reading

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Wednesday is an Ember Day!

A reposting of earlier article: What are “Ember Days?”Four times during the liturgical year we have what are called “Ember Days.”  These days were originally recognized in pagan Rome and were celebrations or honorings of the Roman agricultural gods for … Continue reading

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