Tag Archives: Pope Benedict XVI

For the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI

I know everybody–and I mean, everybody!–has been talking about the Pope renouncing the Chair of Peter. I don’t have anything profound to offer. But I would like to offer a brief Lenten prayer for the Holy Father. In fact, I did … Continue reading

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Why does the Year of Faith last 410 days instead of 365?

(A post for the Year of Faith) Several people have asked this question: Why does the Year of Faith last 410 days instead of 365? Answer: Part of being Catholic is learning to think with the mind of the Church. She … Continue reading

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Catechesis by Pope Benedict XVI for the Year of Faith

I wrote in an earlier post that Pope Benedict XVI had announced that he would begin a series of weekly catechesis during the Wednesday audiences for the Year of Faith. At the time of my post I did not have the … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI begins new weekly series of catechesis for the Year of Faith

Updated Nov 1 2012 to add link to Audiences. Pope Benedict XVI announced a new series of weekly catechesis during the Wednesday audiences for the Year of Faith. Below I’ve posted the first paragraph of the announcement. Read the rest of … Continue reading

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Catholic Every Moment and While I’m Voting Too

[Brief list of voting guides at the end of this post and on the new Vote page.] People have told me here at the blog, in emails, on forums, in conversations, that being Catholic has nothing to do with politics, … Continue reading

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