Monthly Archives: May 2013

Don’t create sacrament of ‘pastoral customs,’ Pope preaches

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic Vatican City, May 25, 2013 / 06:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis warned that some Christians establish the eighth sacrament “of pastoral customs” when they insist on protocol instead of seeking … Continue reading

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Western culture ‘lost God’ through demise of family

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic Washington D.C., May 24, 2013 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Scholar Mary Eberstadt says most theories of secularization do not take into account the role of the family in religious practice, … Continue reading

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Pope: Ask if your life promotes unity or division

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic Vatican City, May 22, 2013 / 06:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy Spirit made it possible for everyone to hear the apostles in their own language on Pentecost, uniting people who … Continue reading

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The End of the Line

After many years of therapy appointments and careful explanations to teachers, friends and family…we have reached the last stop. Our wonderful OT, who has seen Timmy since 2008, broke the news to me gently. “I think, Kristen, that we’ve done … Continue reading

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Updated | Bombers target Catholic church in Benghazi, priests escape unhurt

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The Rise, Fall and Future of Catholicism in the U.S.

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic An interview with Russell Shaw, author of American Church. Kristen McGuire‘s insight: Russell Shaw ranks high as one of the authors I respect the most. See on http://www.catholicworldreport.com

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Law professor says Christian sexual ethics will help poor

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane Catholic Washington D.C., May 10, 2013 / 02:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- George Mason University law professor Helen Alvare challenged Catholics to courageously witness to the truth of the Church’s sexual teaching, because … Continue reading

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