Tag Archives: Pope Benedict XVI

Join me on Twitter as Pope St John Paul II Reflects on the Psalms

I stumbled across a book a few days ago: Meditations and Catechesis on the Psalms and Canticles of Morning and Evening Prayer, by Pope St. John Paul II and Pope (Emeritus) Benedict XVI. It’s published in the UK by Catholic … Continue reading

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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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