Ave Maria

Latin Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, Et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, Ora pro nobis peccatoribus, Nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen. English Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women, And blessed is the fruit of thy […]

Breaking: Phoenix hospital that performed abortion no longer Catholic

(Wow. Saint Joseph’s name should be removed too…) by Kathleen Gilbert Tue Dec 21, 2010 13:56 ET PHOENIX, Arizona, December 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Catholic hospital that performed a direct abortion last year has lost its official endorsement as a Catholic institution by the local bishop. Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix, Az. announced in […]

Pray for the trapped Chilean miners

All miners have a special place in my heart because one of my grandpas was a coal miner in Pennsylvania. Please remember the poor Chilean miners trapped in the copper and gold mine named after San Jose. Here’s a lovely reflection by my friend Mary Kochan of Catholic Exchange: http://catholicexchange.com/2010/09/03/133993/ On Monday, the New York […]