Tag: sacrament

Civic Duty

[In response to Bishop Wuerl's weak stance against pro-choice "Catholic" politicians, Shaun Pierce wrote the following letter. He has yet to receive a reply. – Funky]

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Real Men Live Sacramentally

This reminds me a little of Promise Keepers: Bringing men back to church THE founders of a new movement in Brisbane [called Men Alive] believe they are awakening one of the Church’s ‘sleeping giants’ – men.[…]Men Alive uses the words of St Ireneaus as its inspiration – ‘God is glorified when men are fully alive’. …

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A Study in Contrasts

I'm fascinated by bias and slant in the media. Here are two opposing spins on the same story. Vatican Has Not Denied Automatic Excommunication of John Kerry (LifeSiteNews) "News which broke yesterday about a Vatican consultant's response to a question about canon law application to Catholic politicians who support abortion, has created a media uproar …

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Break From Politics

I’ve had far too much about politics here of late, so here’s something Church-related. A yet-to-be released report to the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) has found that 55% of priests in Australia believe that optional, rather than obligatory celibacy would be appropriate for priests in the Catholic Church. A further 16% of priests said …

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Engaged Encounter Part II: Three to Get Married?

The first Catholic Engaged Encounter (CEE) weekend was given in Detroit in 1974 with the aide of the Marriage Encounter Resource Community. In 1975 CEE became a self-sustaining National Ministry. CEE has had astonishing growth throughout our country and also throughout the world. CEE is now taking place in more than 30 countries around the …

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