Monthly Archives - March 2014

30 March: The Big Questions Live From Glasgow on BBC 2 – Don’t Miss It!

The Big Questions, a religious, ethical and topical debating programme usually aired on BBC 1 TV on Sundays at 10.am from various locations across the UK, is live from Glasgow this week on BBC 2 due to a sports event on BBC 1.  If you miss the live broadcast, you can view online here Then...

USA Priest: Canon 915 Mandatory & Failure to Apply, Mortally Sinful

To read the source of the following article, click on the image. All emphases in the original. A Father Vincent Fitzpatrick, of whom I am totally unfamiliar, has penned a piece for the American Life League that castigates all that great swath of bishops in this country who, for more than 40 years, have refused to enforce...

And The Greatest Of These Is Charity…

"Let us consider the Eighth Commandment, not least within the context of today’s digital age. The Ten Commandments make explicit the natural law written into every human heart. They tell us to love God (Commandments One to Three) and to love our neighbour (Commandments Four to Ten). The Eighth Commandment says this: “You shall...

Aborted Babies Used To Heat Hospitals

The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found. Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants which generate power for heat. Comment Click on picture to read entire...

The Prophecies of Sister Elena Aliello…

GOOD FRIDAY — 1961 The Sorrowful Madonna speaks: “People pay no attention to my motherly warnings, and thus the world is falling headlong evermore into an abyss of iniquity. Nations shall be convulsed by terrible disasters, causing destruction and death.“Russia, spurred on by Satan, will seek to dominate the whole world and, by bloody...

Majority of Irish Catholics Reject Teaching on Marriage & Family…

Irish bishops' release of survey findings reveals gulf between church teaching and Catholics' real-life experience.19 March 2014 12:03 by Sarah Mac Donald The Church’s teaching on marriage and family life is disconnected from the real-life experience of many Irish Catholics, the country’s bishops have acknowledged.Giving a summary of the responses to the Vatican questionnaire, the...

Happy Feast of St Joseph!

This thread is simply to pay tribute to St Joseph - to exchange Feast day greetings and to share favourite prayers, hymns, novenas and other devotions if you wish. Click on the picture to reach a lovely site devoted to St Joseph and make sure you read the two quotes from great saints who were devoted...

The Mystery of the Missing Malaysian Airplane – And Other Mysteries…

The mystery of the missing plane is exercising the media like nothing else has done for quite some time. Constant news updates reveal that every imaginable line of enquiry is apparently being followed.  One aviation  expert told callers to a  popular radio phone-in show this week that even far-fetched possibilities, dismissed at the beginning, are now being considered  Nobody knows anything, and...

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Click on the picture to read a very interesting report about St Patrick's (non-inclusive) day of celebrations in New York. Not for the politically correct, I ought to add... Nor, of course, are "Irish jokes" but as long as they're not crude and involve only silliness which could apply equally to English, Scots, Welsh, Americans,...