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1 - May 2013 - Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au(Subscribers only - please login to view)
90 ISBN 978-1-58617-704-1 YOUCAT - Youth Prayer Book Cardinal Christoph Schnborn This is a follow-up to the Youth Catechism with modern and traditional prayers and the prayers of Scripture.
2 - May 2013 - Letters: What is Heaven?, Winsome De Jong(Subscribers only - please login to view)
So upon reflection and prayer I perceived an idea of Heaven that truly relates for me and I thought I would share it with others.
3 - May 2013 - Church unity and the Anglican Ordinariate, Archbishop Gerhard Müller(Subscribers only - please login to view)
In a world marked by division and discord a culture of communion can be an especially eloquent witness to the truth of our faith and in fidelity to our Lords prayer that they might be one.
4 - May 2013 - Youth: Reasons for Hope retreat for young adult Catholics, Barry Coldrey(Subscribers only - please login to view)
There are daily Mass Forty Hours Eucharistic Adoration access to confession (which most took advantage of) inspirational talks Question and Answer sessions the Candle Lit Rosary walking to and from the Werri Beach foreshore and recreational activities Prayer was the principal theme in Saturdays talks: Rich in Mercy Rich in Love (Fr Anthony Bernard) Why do we need to pray?
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The Pope speaking through a translator replied that he lacked humility and asked for prayers to the Lord to grant it to him.
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95 ISBN 978-0-64644-569-4 I the Lord Am With You Always Compiled by Christine McCarthy This book as Cardinal Pell puts it is a wonderful collection of prayers meditations and reflections on the reality of Our Lord in the Eucharist.
7 - Apr 2013 - Books: FESTA PASCHALIA: A History of Holy Week Liturgy in the Roman Rite, Goddard, Michael Daniel
Some elements were of great antiquity such as the solemn prayers on Good Friday.
8 - Apr 2013 - Pilgrimage: A Holy Land pilgrimage with Scott and Kimberly Hahn, Wanda Skowronska
The muezzin (Muslim) call to prayer and the Jews unceasing reading of the Torah were not far away.
9 - Apr 2013 - Vocations: Australia's vocations springtime continues into 2013, Br Barry Coldrey
The fruit of this prayer is obvious Deo gratias.
10 - Mar 2013 - Reflection: Icon for the Year of Grace: 'Sir, we wish to see Jesus', Anne Lastman
I have taken the journey of Grace with Jesus who has shared il camino (the pilgrimage) with me; the one who has been for me the prayer itself.
11 - Mar 2013 - Books: BECOME WHAT YOU ARE: Growing in Christian Character, by Bishop Julian Porteous, Brother Barry Coldrey
As with Cardinal Pell he is a prolific writer and has published several books including A New Wine and Fresh Skins: Ecclesial Movements in the Church A Manual of Minor Exorcisms and Prayers for Those Experiencing Spiritual Affliction.
12 - Mar 2013 - New African-American pro-life movement
Zenit: Catholics and other Christians also mark this week as the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
13 - Mar 2013 - Women priests and bishops: Anglicanism's crisis of identity, David Wetherell
In the sacrament of the Mass or Eucharist and the ordination of its male clergy (to which women priests are claimed to be successors) the mother Church of England during the Reformation drew on the Calvinist and Lutheran thinking imported from the Continent which was uppermost in the theology of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer author of the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) (1549) and the more overtly Protestant Ordinal (Ordination Service) of 1550 and revised BCP of 1552.
14 - Mar 2013 - STOP PRESS: Vale, Pope Benedict!, Peter Westmore
I am well aware that this ministry due to its essential spiritual nature must be carried out not only with words and deeds but no less with prayer and suffering.
15 - Feb 2013 - Books: THE PASSION OF PERPETUA AND FELICITY, by Thomas J. Heffernan, Peter Westmore
In the full version of the Roman Canon or First Eucharistic Prayer - rarely said these days in the Mass even on their feast days - are the words To us sinners .
16 - Feb 2013 - Letters: Shared faith?, John Frey
For the celebration of the month of Ramadan a recent meeting of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference suggested the following prayer be included in the Prayers of the Faithful.
17 - Feb 2013 - Adoration: Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration embraced by Brisbane parish, Kate Hobbs
I have been thrilled to see our churches open again during the day for prayer.
18 - Feb 2013 - News: The Church Around the World
A memo in December from Msgr James Bartylla the vicar general explained that staff from the Wisdoms Well Interfaith Spirituality Center were no longer permitted to preach catechize lead spiritual or prayer instructions or exercises or to provide spiritual direction or guidance at any Catholic institutions in the diocese.
19 - Dec 2012 - Advent and the Second Coming: a forgotten article of faith, Br Christian Moe FSC
Liturgically however there has always been a close correlation between this First Coming in history and another a Second Coming in glory as one finds in the liturgical prayers of the season.
20 - Dec 2012 - A different fire: Vatican II and the new evangelisation, Archbishop Mark Coleridge
This is a claim made more boldly and frequently in the Christian East than the Christian West but traces of it are found in the Roman Missal where addressing God in the Third Eucharistic Prayer we say for example We shall become like you.
21 - Dec 2012 - Catholicism: The Year of Faith: time to revisit the Catechism of the Catholic Church Church, Audrey English
There are four main sections: Creed Sacraments Moral life and Prayer.
22 - Dec 2012 - Young Men of God 2012 Conference showcases Christian leadership, Br Barry Coldrey
These young leaders have been evolving a format for their weekend events namely prayer the Mass Eucharistic Adoration and confession.
23 - Dec 2012 - Sectarianism: Dignitatis Humanae Institute: Christian values in public life, Babette Francis
Furthermore the Court ruled that being limited to private prayer was not a legitimate alternative to the inherent right of public worship - rejecting the notion that religious minorities should limit their profile in the public sphere.
24 - Dec 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
Senior Greek Orthodox patriarch calls for unity Orthodox Christianitys most significant bishop told Pope Benedict XVI that the Year of Faith should spur greater prayer hope and effort towards the unity of their two Churches.
25 - Nov 2012 - Books: THE GIFT OF THE ROSARY: How to Make and How and Why to Pray, by Brian Peachey, Barry Morgan
A key expression of this affection has been the recitation of the simple string of prayers called the Rosary.
26 - Nov 2012 - Books: A MIDLIFE JOURNEY, by Gerald O'Collins SJ, Frank Mobbs
Significantly he admits that he had gradually given up prayer the core of Jesuit life although the Mass remained his spiritual anchor.
27 - Nov 2012 - Books: CATHOLICISM: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith, by Fr Robert Barron, Michael Gilchrist
The books ten chapters mirror each episode of the documentary dealing with the Incarnation Jesus Teachings the Mystery of God Mary Saints Peter and Paul Christ and the Church Sacraments and Worship the Communion of Saints Prayer and the Life of the Spirit and Last Things.
28 - Nov 2012 - Letters: Religious rebellion, Kevin McManus
Having abandoned the regulated life of prayer and penance some have become captivated by pantheistic nature worship radical feminism enneagrams sexual liberation etc.
29 - Nov 2012 - The new evangelisation: restore a sense of the sacred, Andrew Kania
For some who still place value on liturgy and prayer the venue for the wedding reception is now only announced after the wedding service in order to circumvent a growing custom of people avoiding the service but attending the reception.
30 - Nov 2012 - Ignite Conference unites young practising Catholics, Br Barry Coldrey
Ignite commences each day with a two-hour program of worship prayer and a keynote speaker.
31 - Nov 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
Regarding the abortion issue the bishops have organised a Day for Life in Ireland along with a month of prayer.
32 - Nov 2012 - Pope's Lebanon visit sends a message of peace to Middle East, Michael Gilchrist
As if to underline this prior to Pope Benedict XVIs arrival Christians and Muslims came together for a prayer vigil on 12 September to invoke the protection of God and the Virgin Mary over the Popes upcoming visit.
33 - Oct 2012 - Books: AN AMAZING LOVE, by Father Ken Barker, Br Barry Coldrey
In 1986 after three of its young members had requested his advice on becoming priests he was prompted after much time in prayer and discussion and with the approval of the Archbishop of Canberra-Goulburn to establish a new Religious Order the Missionaries of Gods Love.
34 - Oct 2012 - Letters: Real Presence, Cedric Wright
and how important to prepare ourselves beforehand with prayer and penance!
35 - Oct 2012 - Schools: Saint Mary MacKillop Colleges, Wagga Wagga: progress report, Charles Morton
During morning prayers the students and teachers pray for the benefactors of the schools and Masses are regularly said for their intentions and good health.
36 - Oct 2012 - The Year of Faith and true unity of faith, Cardinal Raymond Burke
A new evangelisation is teaching the faith through preaching catechesis and all forms of Catholic education celebrating the faith in the Sacraments and in their extension through prayer and devotion and living the faith through the practice of the virtues all as if for the first time that is with the engagement and energy of the first disciples and of the first missionaries.
37 - Oct 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
Multiple challenges have been brought against veterans memorials containing crosses and displays of the Ten Commandments at state courthouses and capitols and several cases have seen challenges to prayers for opening legislative assemblies despite the fact that Congress has opened with prayer since the nations beginning.
38 - Sep 2012 - Reflection: Fatima: Mary's appeal for penance and conversion, Bishop Arthur Serratelli
They gather in prayer to mark the apparitions of Mary to three shepherd children at Fatima on the 13th day of six consecutive months starting on 13 May 1917.
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It provides a daily retreat of contemplation prayer and spiritual growth based on the writings of the early Fathers of the Church.
40 - Sep 2012 - Books: FATIMA FOR TODAY: The Urgent Marian Message of Hope, by Fr Andrew Apostoli CFR, Brother Barry Coldrey
Through her appearances and messages Mary asked the children for increased prayer devotion and repentance on behalf of the world.
41 - Sep 2012 - Books: THROUGH SHAKESPEARE'S EYES: Seeing the Catholic presence in the plays, Pearce, Michael E. Daniel
Other elements in the play that Pearce argues reflect Catholic beliefs include Hamlets decision not to kill Claudius whilst at prayer because his soul will be saved an outcome Hamlet does not want.
42 - Sep 2012 - Letters: Power of the Rosary, Gabrielle Gannon
The daily Rosary can unite a family as never before given that prayer inspires courage gives hope and revives the heart and spirit.
43 - Sep 2012 - Australian Catholic Students Association Conference 2012, Br Barry Coldrey
Todays ACSA Mission is to: inspire a deeper love of Jesus Christ and His Church through prayer the Sacraments and in Masses of extraordinary beauty; inform young Catholic adults of the threats which challenge the moral foundation of individuals and society; equip young Catholic adults to speak with authority and act with commitment on their Catholic faith.
44 - Sep 2012 - Letters: Archbishop Chaput: how to meet the challenges to religious freedom, Archbishop Charles Chaput OFM
This is the edited text of an address by Archbishop Charles Chaput OFM Cap of Philadelphia on 20 June 2012 in Indianapolis to a group of Catholic journalists on the eve of the Fortnight for Freedom a national campaign of teaching witness and prayer against the US Governments abortifacient and contraceptive mandate and in favour or religious freedom.
45 - Sep 2012 - Sainthood: Cardinal Van Thuân: process to beatification 'very advanced', Michael Gilchrist
She relied on prayer and the intercession of Cardinal Van Thun and was recently healed resuming a normal life and daily activities which for decades she had been unable to do.
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It provides a daily retreat of contemplation prayer and spiritual growth based on the writings of the early Fathers of the Church.
47 - Aug 2012 - Books: LESSONS IN A ROSE-GARDEN: Reviving the Doctrinal Rosary, by Aidan Nichols O.P., Peter Westmore
This is not to say that there are no writings on the Rosary: rather the available booklets are devotional in character rather than theological designed to help people to recite the Rosary as a prayer of praise to Our Lady.
48 - Aug 2012 - Letters: Transubstantiation, John Young
He makes the very pertinent observation that to avoid misunderstanding this mode of presence our minds must be docile and we must follow the voice of the Church through her teaching and prayer (n.
49 - Aug 2012 - Letters: Caritas, Lance Eccles
There is even a clich-ridden Prayer for a Just Climate (whatever a just climate might be).
50 - Aug 2012 - Marriage: Archbishop Hickey: the Eucharist and the Christian family, Archbishop Barry Hickey
It undermines ones own prayer-life and eventually our trust in God.
51 - Aug 2012 - Vocations: Australian religious Sisters: 'In the true spirit of Vatican II', Kate Cleary MGL
Now not so well known is that while renowned scholars and theologians were debating and defining and talking a lot a group of unknown teens at Duquesne University in America were at prayer - not in analysis controversy or debate but in humble prayer.
52 - Aug 2012 - Youth: Young adult Catholics peer ministry in WA and Queensland, Br Barry Coldrey
After a typical Catholic upbringing and education with his four brothers he drifted until in 1972 at a prayer group a priest introduced him to faith in God and the Catholic Church in a manner which was particularly engaging.
53 - Aug 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
Anglican prayers for Personal Ordinariate The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in the UK is about to publish its daily liturgical prayer book as part of its mission to incorporate Anglican traditions within the Catholic Church.
54 - Jul 2012 - Letters: The Year of Grace and the New Evangelisation, Fr Dennis Byrnes
As members of the Church community we are invited to a time of prayerful spiritual renewal in order to refocus our hearts our lives and our actions on the presence of Jesus Christ and how we can share the faith in the world in which we live.
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It provides a daily retreat of contemplation prayer and spiritual growth based on the writings of the early Fathers of the Church.
56 - Jul 2012 - Books: THE FACE OF GOD and THE TRUE ICON, by Paul Badde, Paul MacLeod
In 1968 Fr Domenico opened the doors of the shrine one morning to find Padre Pio kneeling in prayer before the image - as the very last example of Padre Pios power of bilocation.
57 - Jul 2012 - Letters: Transubstantiation, Frank Mobbs
The Agreed Statement on Eucharistic Doctrine (1971) of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission contains an apt expression of the Real Presence which is comprehensible and all that we need: Before the eucharistic prayer to the question What is that?
58 - Jul 2012 - Benedict XVI: Grave threats to the Church's moral witness, Donald R. McClarey
When the Supreme Court began the oral argument on ObamaCare the White House unveiled a new secret weapon: Prayer.
59 - Jul 2012 - Update: 'Jesus Abandoned' aid reaches the needy in Nigeria, Madonna Brosnan
Father Anthony first visited all the severely disabled children in the centre blessing and giving them Rosary purses and Divine Mercy prayer cards.
60 - Jul 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
This provision allows them to maintain the traditions of prayer and worship of Anglicanism.
61 - Jun 2012 - Reflection: Benedict XVI: Pentecost and the Church's universality, Pope Benedict XVI
The Church has prepared us in recent days for Pentecost with her prayers with the repeated and intense plea to God for a renewed outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon us.
62 - Jun 2012 - Books: YOU CAN UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE, by Peter Kreeft, Arthur Ballingall
Dr Kreeft is a Professor of Philosophy at Boston College a convert to Catholicism and the author of over 40 books including Prayer The Great Conversation Back to Virtue A Refutation of Moral Relativism Making Sense out of Suffering and How to win the Culture War.
63 - Jun 2012 - NET Ministries: Another Catholic youth ministry success story, Br Barry Coldrey
A typical day for a five-person NET team is busy commencing early at 5am with prayer and breakfast and then on the road to their assignment.
64 - Jun 2012 - News: The Church Around the World
This provision allows them to maintain some of the traditions of prayer and worship of Anglicanism.
65 - May 2012 - Books: A COMPANION TO CATHOLIC EDUCATION, by Leonardo Franchi and Stephen McKinney (ed), Angela Schumann
With a focus on prayer and personal spiritual growth constant reference to the writings of the popes Scripture and the Catechism and a bibliography at the end of each chapter A Companion to Catholic Education while not a stand-alone guide to Catholic teaching fulfils its promise to be a good companion.
66 - May 2012 - Letters: Pro-life apathy, George Simpson
A Catholic may be too poor to offer financial help or too old and feeble to march or attend vigils outside abortion clinics but any Catholic can however participate in the most important work of all prayer.
67 - May 2012 - Young adult ministry 2012: more reasons for hope, Br Barry Coldrey
The proven program for the Reasons for Hope Retreats includes the following: Intense prayer including overnight Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament as in the Forty Hours Adoration at Gerringong.
68 - May 2012 - Benedict XVI builds on John Paul II's historic Cuba visit, Michael Gilchrist
Sensitive themes Following his earlier criticisms of the Marxist ideology on which the Cuban system is based Benedict gently pressed themes highly sensitive to the Cuban government in his prayer and short speech at the sanctuary of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre near the eastern city of Santiago.
69 - May 2012 - Obama imposes contraception document on UN, Babette Francis
Our theme was publicising the horrific billion-dollar trade in sex trafficking by showing the award-winning documentary Nefarious: Merchant of Souls produced by Exodus Cry an international anti-trafficking organisation committed to abolishing modern day sex slavery through prayer awareness and assisting victims.
70 - Apr 2012 - Art: Icons: linking the spiritual and material, Aidan Hart
In this way icons are not only manifestations of heaven to earth - a window or door by which saints may reveal themselves to us - but are also an offering of man to God a priestly prayer in paint rather than word.
71 - Apr 2012 - The mystery of human suffering: a Christian understanding, Julian McGauren
Jesus said to Saint Faustina You will save more souls through prayer and suffering than will a missionary through his teachings and sermons alone.
72 - Apr 2012 - Pro-Life: Albury hosts well-attended Family Life International conference, Wanda Skowronska
Mons Reilly began peaceful prayer vigils outside abortion clinics in New York over twenty years ago saying that going to pray there is going to the modern day Golgotha adding that the current Western spiritual crisis requires a concerted spiritual response.
73 - Apr 2012 - eVangelisation: The Catholic Church and the digital media revolution - cradio.org.au, Jason Rushton
In his message for World Communications Day in January Pope Benedict wrote: Attention should be paid to the various types of websites applications and social networks which can help people today to find time for reflection and authentic questioning as well as making space for silence and occasions for prayer meditation or sharing of the word of God.
74 - Apr 2012 - Vocations: Australia's seminary numbers continue their growth, Br Barry Coldrey
Seminarians life In the Lismore Diocesan Journal Catholic Life (December 2011) Father Nicholas Maurice the Vocation Director outlined an average week in a seminarians life at Vianney College Wagga Wagga where the Bishop of Lismore sends most of his candidates for the ordained ministry: The normal day commences with Lauds the Morning Prayer of the Church and meditation.
75 - Apr 2012 - Homily: Holy Thursday: 'With the Eucharist the Church is born', Pope Benedict XVI
Saint Luke has preserved for us one concrete element of Jesus prayer for unity: Simon Simon behold Satan demanded to have you that he might sift you like wheat but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail and when you have turned again strengthen your brethren (Lk 22:31).
76 - Mar 2012 - Reflection: The wonder of the Incarnation: Pope Benedict's Nazareth homily, Pope Benedict XVI
How fitting that we should gather here to sing the Evening Prayer of the Church giving praise and thanks to God for the marvels he has done for us!
77 - Mar 2012 - Books: MISSA CANTATA: A Chant Mass for the Assembly, Accompaniments by Geoffrey Cox, Christopher Trikilis
We are also presented with the three Memorial Acclamations (We proclaim your Death O Lord; When we eat this Bread and drink this Cup; and Save us Saviour of the World) The Lords Prayer the Embolism and Doxology and four options for sung Prayer of the Faithful.
78 - Mar 2012 - Books: LEAD, KINDLY LIGHT, by Thomas Howard, Michael Daniel
As a fundamentalist Howard received a solid foundation in biblical knowledge while through his encounter with the Episcopal Church as a young man he discovered liturgical prayer the liturgical year and the threefold order of ministry.
79 - Mar 2012 - Books: The Spiritual Legacy of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, by Rev. Charles P. Connor, Michael Daniel
The final chapters explore Sheens thoughts on prayer the Virgin Mary marriage the Eucharist and priesthood.
80 - Mar 2012 - Books: Streams of Grace, by Bishop Julian Porteous, Fr Ken Barker MGL
This was the beginning of the monastic movement which was standardised by Benedict of Nursia who at Subiaco and then Monte Casino established a regular way of prayer and work which has continued to this day.
81 - Mar 2012 - Letters: Social get-together, Richard Congram
Even during Communion the racket continued and any hope of quiet prayer in thanksgiving for the birth of Our Lord and the Blessed Sacrament was dashed by lusty handclapping after an instrumental solo.
82 - Mar 2012 - The Immaculate Conception and the development of doctrine, Bishop Peter J. Elliott
This might explain why 8 December is designated as the conception of the Virgin Mary in the calendar in the 1662 Anglican Book of Common Prayer.
83 - Mar 2012 - Campion College's Summer Program on Christian leadership, Br Barry Coldrey
Dr David Daintree President of Campion College led the Morning Prayer of the Church each day and this voluntary prayer was well-attended.
84 - Mar 2012 - Year of Grace: can Australian Catholicism recover its unity?, Michael Gilchrist
Without discounting the power of prayer for divine intervention and a new Pentecost for Australian Catholicism the success of the Year of Grace and Year of Faith will also depend on the calibre of episcopal leadership in each diocese along with the level of spiritual commitment of those on whom the bishops must depend to implement their policies e.
85 - Feb 2012 - Mission UK: Can pagan Britain recover its Christian identity?
Franciscan Sister Jacinta Pollard one of the women profiled in the BBCs recent documentary Young Nuns hopes her communitys prayers and sacrifices can help bring Britain back to the Catholic faith.
86 - Feb 2012 - Census: Growth and decline in the churches: research findings, Frank Mobbs
A similar church sends a youth minister to a high school who leads a service of song and prayer lasting from 6.
87 - Dec 2011 - Letters: Devotion to Mary, Cedric Wright
was her appeal - yet less than 50 year later the Catholic bishops of the world sat in solemn conclave to - in effect - undermine devotion to this wonderful prayer.
88 - Dec 2011 - Tyburn world tour: A visually compelling new documentary on the monastic life, AD2000 Report
It offers a vivid and authentic insight into the spirituality of the nuns as they glorify the Most Blessed Trinity through the Holy Mass the choral celebration of the Divine Office Eucharistic Adoration and in daily prayer for the Holy Father the Church and the entire human family.
89 - Dec 2011 - Religious education: Different worlds: being Catholic in Indonesia and Australia, Phillip Turnbull
How do you know that prayer?
90 - Dec 2011 - Schools: St Philomena's school: a beacon of excellence, Alistair Barros
It also provides an unapologetic unvarnished teaching of Catholicism including studies of the traditional catechism Sacred Scriptures and Church history the lives of the saints prayer and the traditional Latin liturgy.
91 - Dec 2011 - Vocations: Do not be afraid: successful Young Men of God retreat, Dr Barry Coldrey
Retreat format The YMG retreat followed the format for young adult weekends: Eucharistic adoration daily Mass prayer guest speakers lively discussions personal testimonies confession and two hours of free time.
92 - Dec 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
The event focused on reflection dialogue and prayer for peace and justice in the world and commemorated the gathering Pope John Paul II held in Assisi 25 years ago.
93 - Dec 2011 - Homily: Benedict XVI: From his Christmas homily, Pope Benedict XVI
But this joy is also a prayer: Lord make your promise come fully true.
94 - Nov 2011 - Reflection: The Church's architecture: faith translated into vision, Bishop Arthur Serratelli
As the Church continues to renew the way in which we celebrate divine worship ennobling our language of prayer and focusing us on God there stirs the hope of recapturing the treasure of sacred art within our churches.
95 - Nov 2011 - Books: ST THOMAS BECKET, by Michael Green, Michael E. Daniel
Instead Green argues that as a young man he practised the virtues including chastity and was attentive to prayer and devotion.
96 - Nov 2011 - Letters: Islam, John Frey
For a Muslim the basis of brotherhood is shared faith (Sura 9:10): If they repent and take to prayer and render their alms levy they shall become your brothers in the faith.
97 - Nov 2011 - Pastoral visit: Benedict XVI calls his visit to Germany 'a great feast of faith'
Finally recalling his prayer vigil with youth Benedict said he was happy to see that the faith in my German homeland has a youthful face that it is alive and has a future.
98 - Nov 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
The Bishops have decided to re-establish the practice that this penance should be fulfilled simply by abstaining from meat and by uniting this to prayer.
99 - Oct 2011 - Reflection: Benedict XVI's Final Mass homily for World Youth Day, Pope Benedict XVI
Growing in friendship with Christ necessarily means recognising the importance of joyful participation in the life of your parishes communities and movements as well as the celebration of Sunday Mass frequent confession and the cultivation of personal prayer and meditation on Gods word.
100 - Oct 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
Even now I entrust to the prayers of all the preparation of these very important appointments said the Pope during his 24 August general audience at the papal summer residence of Castel Gandolfo.
101 - Oct 2011 - Episcopacy: Cardinal Pell: the responsibilities of Church leadership, Cardinal George Pell
In the seminary they have to be taught to pray; prayer life and spirituality have to be the priority.
102 - Oct 2011 - Angelus Message: Our Lady of the Rosary (October 7), Pope Benedict XVI
The first Sunday of October offers us two reasons for prayer and reflection: the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary and missionary commitment to which this month is especially dedicated.
103 - Sep 2011 - Reflection: Proper church etiquette: a public witness of faith, Bishop Arthur Serratelli
At funerals and weddings as some come to receive Holy Communion they stop and chat with others instead of approaching the Lord in prayerful recollection.
104 - Sep 2011 - Events: Ignatian Spiritual Exercises for busy people
The Exercises present the central truths of the Catholic faith: the existence and providence of God the meaning of life on earth and the eternity to which it leads the Saviour of the human race Jesus Christ and how to follow Him in the form of meditations examination of conscience and prayers to find peace of heart rid oneself of worldly attachments and discover the will of God for the salvation of ones soul.
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00 ISBN 978-0-89870-581-9 Maiden and Mother Edited by Margaret Miles Margaret Miles a former Anglican has gathered together a collection of hymns prayers songs and poems written over the centuries in honour of the Virgin Mary.
106 - Aug 2011 - Letters: Rose-coloured glasses, Cathy Cleary
Many people did not have Missals and spent their time at Mass saying the rosary or other private prayers - again worthy activities but not the participatio actuosa that is the ideal promoted by the Church.
107 - Aug 2011 - Letters: Catholic schools, Fr Brendan Dillon PP
In prayer and doctrine the Catholic Church places a heavy emphasis on justice.
108 - Aug 2011 - Bishop Conley on the new Missal translation: 'The very words of God', Bishop James Conley
I would venture to bet that many younger Catholics have no idea that the prayers we say at Mass are translated from an authoritative Latin text.
109 - Jul 2011 - Books: A MEMORY FOR WONDERS: a true story, by Mother Veronica Namoyo Le Goulard PCC, Michael Daniel
Denied access to religion by her parents and other family members Le Goulard was largely left to her own devices to try to discover and develop a prayer life.
110 - Jul 2011 - Letters: Conscience, John Mulholland
The Catechism also deals with the formation of conscience (1783-1785): Conscience must be informed and moral judgement enlightened (1783); and In the formation of conscience the Word of God is the light for our path; we must assimilate it in faith and prayer and put it into practice.
111 - Jul 2011 - Letters: Letter to Toowoomba Chronicle, Zelda Richardson
Every word has been prayed over and I trust that it will be read in like manner - with prayer.
112 - Jul 2011 - Letters: Bishop or Pope?, Eric Rickards
Among the many achievements of Bishop Morris listed by Fr Dorfield were constant promotion of prayer liturgy and faith education; vigorous encouragement of lay people to take a constructive part in the pastoral leadership of local communities always in partnership with their priests; willing involvement with other Churches in ecumenical initiatives; .
113 - Jul 2011 - Whatever happened to the virtue of obedience?, Bishop Julian Porteous
In the Garden of Gethsemane at a moment of intense prayer Jesus made the ultimate act of obedience expressed by St Matthew in these words And going a little further he fell on his face and prayed.
114 - Jul 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
They added that those who did not eat meat normally should abstain from some other food on Fridays while many may wish to go beyond this simple act of common witness and mark each Friday with a time of prayer and further self-sacrifice.
115 - Jun 2011 - Books: HEART OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE: Thoughts on Holy Mass, by Pope Benedict XVI, Michael Daniel
As with his other spiritual works Benedict draws on his insights that are the product not only of his extensive scholarship and reading but more importantly also of his prayer and reflection.
116 - Jun 2011 - Books: JESUS OF NAZARETH: Holy Week, by Pope Benedict XVI, Fr Glen Tattersall FSSP
Among several points of interest in the second volume Pope Benedict discusses the connection between the Jewish feast of Atonement (Yom Kippur) and the High-Priestly prayer of Christ as recorded in Chapter 17 of St Johns Gospel.
117 - Jun 2011 - Letters: Catholic religious education: some grassroots views, John Morissey
I have nothing but gratitude for the heroic teaching sisters and brothers who in the 1950s and 1960s instilled the Faith in us with the catechism prayer an understanding of the liturgy and the sacraments and hymns which reflected orthodox Church teaching.
118 - Jun 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
Attacks by Hindu extremist groups are on the rise Dias told Fides news agency: Christians are easy victims because they do not respond with violence nor with revenge but through prayer and forgiveness Dias said.
119 - May 2011 - Liturgy: Welcome to the new translation of the Missal, Audrey English
The generation of Catholics who weathered the changes in the liturgy from the Tridentine Mass to the new Order will have no difficulty accepting those alterations which are to occur in the English translation of the prayers of the Mass.
120 - May 2011 - University Life: Australian Catholic Students' Conference 2011 a success, Br Barry Coldrey
These 200 young people were a talented cross-section of contemporary Catholic leadership cool confident and orthodox untroubled by the cafeteria belief patterns agnostic prayer secularised liturgies and sterile soft-left political correctness of too many Catholic meetings and conferences.
121 - May 2011 - Interview: International Conference on Eucharistic Adoration in Rome, Father Florian Racine
However we can acknowledge the difference between the two following approaches: to come to adore when I have a bit of time after I have done all my personal activities and if I feel like it and to come to adore faithfully every week choosing to consecrate a specific hour to prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.
122 - May 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
They take part in prayer vigils Eucharistic adoration pilgrimages and processions on the streets of Damascus during Holy Week and especially in the month of May.
123 - Apr 2011 - Books: THE LOSER LETTERS, by Mary Eberstadt, Terri Kelleher
church weekly daily prayer) are more likely to give or volunteer than unbelievers.
124 - Apr 2011 - Letters: Conscience?, Thomas & Patricia Watkin
Indeed it does when the faithful are confronted with the written word of priests imprimatur and all that state: after deep prayer and consultation with clergy (a Catholic priest) a man or woman finds that as they are in the utmost good faith albeit in error they must give preference to the primacy of conscience and do what their conscience tells them to do: error has rights.
125 - Apr 2011 - Marian Valley and Penrose Park: spiritual powerhouses, Br Barry Coldrey
They are a semi-contemplative Order devoted to a life of prayer and service to Jesus through Mary.
126 - Apr 2011 - Music that elevates faith and worship of God, Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev
His music is deeply mystical because it is based on an experience of prayer and ministry to God which transcends confessional boundaries and is the heritage of all humanity.
127 - Apr 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
He has turned both to the healthy strengths of traditional communities and the new spiritual currents of the more recently founded communities which are surging against the spirit of secularism giving great importance to prayer and to the fraternal life lived in community while insisting on poverty and obedience and the religious habit a visible sign of their consecration.
128 - Apr 2011 - Homily: Pope Benedict XVI's Holy Thursday homily, Pope Benedict XVI
Thus the berakah Israels prayer of blessing and thanksgiving has become our Eucharistic celebration in which the Lord blesses our gifts - the bread and wine - to give himself in them.
129 - Mar 2011 - Reflection: Mary's rosary: picture book of faith, hope and love, Bishop Robert Finn
We persevere in trusting prayer - through the rhythms of the rosary - because she is Mother of God and our Mother.
130 - Mar 2011 - What are the marks of an authentically Catholic university?, Cardinal Raymond Burke
A Catholic college or university at which Jesus Christ alive in His Church is not taught encountered in the Sacred Liturgy and its extension through prayer and devotion and followed in a life of virtue is not worthy of the name.
131 - Mar 2011 - News: The Church Around the World
Bishop Roche continued: In the new translation we find a text that is more faithful to the Latin text and therefore a text which is richer in its theological content and allusions to the Scriptures but also a translation which I believe will move peoples hearts and minds in prayer.
132 - Feb 2011 - Reflection: The great but neglected harvest of inactive Catholics, Joseph Agius
In the name of unity the Church engages in inter-religious dialogue while during the Prayers of the Faithful we include petitions for the sick the unemployed or people suffering persecution.
133 - Feb 2011 - Books: MOTHER ANGELICA: Prayers and Personal Devotions, by Raymond Arroyo, Br Barry Coldrey
MOTHER ANGELICA: Prayers and Personal Devotions by Raymond Arroyo (Doubleday New York 2010.
134 - Feb 2011 - Vocations: Following in the footsteps of St Francis of Assisi, Kay Cozad
They live an inspiring yet remarkably austere lifestyle immersed in poverty obedience chastity and prayer.
135 - Dec 2010 - Letters: Eucharistic faith, Anna M. Silvas
Personally I find it incredible that any Catholic-minded Anglican who looks intently at the progressive deformation of the Eucharistic Prayer by Cranmer could seriously believe in the validity of Anglican orders even provisionally.
136 - Dec 2010 - Congress for Life: Catholic orthodoxy: key to promoting the culture of life, Cardinal Raymond Burke
The following is a shortened version of Cardinal Raymond Burkes address at the fifth World Prayer Congress for Life held in Rome under the auspices of Human Life International on 9 October 2010.
137 - Dec 2010 - Youth: Another successful Australian Catholic youth initiative, Br Barry Coldrey
The 2010 Young Men of God Conference mentioned above followed a proven and successful approach with Mass prayer lectures opportunities for confession and free time for sports.
138 - Nov 2010 - Books: BLESSED JOHN HENRY NEWMAN: A Richly Illustrated Portrait, by K.D. and D. Fso, Br Barry Coldrey
Available from Freedom Pub-lishing) PRAYER IN NEWMAN by Giovanni Velocci (Gracewing 2006 94pp $20.
139 - Nov 2010 - Saints: Blessed John Henry Newman: why he is worthy of canonisation, Frank Mobbs
He was a man of deep prayer right from his teen years as an Evangelical Anglican.
140 - Nov 2010 - Vocations: Priestly and religious vocations upsurge in the US, Tim Drake
A zealous willingness to preach and teach about all this in season and out because we are convinced that the world is dying to hear it and dying from not hearing it; and internally a commitment to liturgical prayer to study for the sake of the salvation of souls and to a capitular mode of governance in a common life consecrated to God by poverty chastity and obedience.
141 - Nov 2010 - Liturgy: Catholic funerals: Bishop Elliott explains Melbourne's guidelines, Bishop Peter J. Eliott
I concelebrated at a funeral where the Prayers of the Faithful turned into a half hour of eulogies.
142 - Nov 2010 - Homosexuality: Courage and EnCourage Chicago Conference: holiness the key, Marie Mason
The quality of reverence and attention to prayer and the sacraments offered throughout the conference was one area of note.
143 - Nov 2010 - Homily: Feast of All Saints: Benedict XVI's homily, Pope Benedict XVI
And let us unite ourselves in prayer already recalling our dear departed ones whom we commemorate on this feast day.
144 - Oct 2010 - Good priests: the Church's essential foot soldiers, Cardinal George Pell
Unless the seminaries are in good order communities of prayer and purity sanctified by holy routines of life study and service then the Church is self-destructing.
145 - Oct 2010 - Foundations of Faith: Archbishop Hickey: Time to stand up for Christian marriage, Archbishop Hickey
Hence couples are urged to turn to prayer and call on the grace promised to them in the Sacrament.
146 - Oct 2010 - New Missal: Why we need the new translation of the Mass, Bishop Peter J. Elliott
The time has come to change because what we are using is not only often inaccurate as a translation but the style of English is rather dull banal lacking in the dignity of language for worship more like the language of a homily than a prayer.
147 - Oct 2010 - Real Presence: Nigerian priest brings Eucharistic Adoration to a Brisbane parish, Bob Denahy
Fr Francis took this opportunity to teach his parishioners how to pray reminding them in the parish bulletin that prayer is simply communicating with God who is a loving Father interested in every detail of their lives.
148 - Oct 2010 - Editorial: Benedict buries ghosts of the Reformation, Peter Westmore
It is my hope and prayer that more and more people will benefit from his gentle wisdom and be inspired by his example of integrity and holiness of life.
149 - Sep 2010 - Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au
90 ISBN 978-0-89870-933-9 Mother Angelica: Prayers amp; Personal Devotions Edited by Raymond Arroyo Mother Angelicas humour warmth and wisdom shine through this collection based on her handwritten meditations prayer journal Stations of the Cross and devotions and petitions.
150 - Sep 2010 - Books: MEETING JESUS AND FOLLOWING HIM: A Retreat, by Cardinal Francis Arinze, Br Barry Coldrey
In the case of priests who are called to give retreats this work is an answer to prayer.
151 - Sep 2010 - Books: Edith Stein Discovered / Edith Stein and Companions, Terri Kelleher
Edith was a child of the Day of Atonement which she reminds readers in her work Prayer of the Church is the Old Testament antecedent of Good Friday.
152 - Sep 2010 - Vocations: The story of a grandmother and her love of the priesthood, Andrew Kania
I recall her prayer book thumb worn and ancient in my eyes with Gothic images of Christ.
153 - Sep 2010 - University: Another successful Australian Catholic Students Conference, Br Barry Coldrey
They were poised tough and confident untroubled by the pick-and-mix a la carte belief patterns agnostic prayer unorthodox liturgies and sterile soft-left political correctness of too many religious meetings and conferences In contrast the ACSA Conference is a celebration of faith with aspects of a retreat.
154 - Sep 2010 - Britain prepares for Benedict XVI's visit, Joanna Bogle
So my Day of Silence organised with the support of the team at Westminster Cathedral was to highlight the danger of the Holy Father being silenced and to spend time in prayer for the success of his visit.
155 - Aug 2010 - Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au
90 ISBN 978-0-89870-933-9 Mother Angelica: Prayers amp; Personal Devotions Edited by Raymond Arroyo Mother Angelicas humour warmth and wisdom shine through this collection based on her handwritten meditations prayer journal Stations of the Cross and devotions and petitions.
156 - Aug 2010 - Books: THE CATHOLIC PRIEST IMAGE OF CHRIST: Through Fifteen Centuries of Art, Terri Kelleher
The painting (on page 19) is a dynamic depiction of the life of the church - from the young boys serving at the altar the younger appropriately for his age unable to curb his exuberance to the man completely focused on his role to the enclosed nun completely engrossed in receiving holy communion part of her prayer for the day for the whole Church.
157 - Aug 2010 - News: The Church Around the World
You must create places and occasions where in silence in listening to God in personal and community prayer man can find and have a living experience of Jesus Christ who reveals the authentic face of the Father.
158 - Jul 2010 - Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au
90 each) covering The Creed The Sacraments Life in Christ and Paths of Prayer.
159 - Jul 2010 - Trends: The Church in 50 years: John Allen's predictions, Frank Mobbs
It is very interested in miracles healings visions exorcising demons piety and ecstatic prayer.
160 - Jul 2010 - Editorial: Religious education: the challenge of secularism, Michael Gilchrist
This will require a combination of improved RE texts a strong prayer life development of regular reception of the sacraments particularly the Sacrament of Penance and committed teachers.
161 - Jun 2010 - Books: Order books from www.freedompublishing.com.au
90 each) covering The Creed The Sacraments Life in Christ and Paths of Prayer.
162 - Jun 2010 - Passover: Understanding the Jewish traditions behind the Catholic Mass, Gabrielle Walsh
However by using some of the Jewish prayers and with an adaptation of the traditions of the Seder the Catholics present were able to learn more of the significance of the Jewish tradition and to be reminded that Jesus was a faithful Jew who observed Judaic law.
163 - Jun 2010 - Christians and political action: euthanasia, Babette Francis
There was much prayer and lobbying by pro- lifers and on the final vote an Opposition MP David Ridgway changed his mind and voted against the Bill so it was lost ll/9.
164 - Jun 2010 - FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH: The Eucharist: the background to Vatican II's liturgical reforms, Br Barry Coldrey
After the Protestant Reformations and the Council of Trent many Catholics prayed their own private prayers and devotions at Mass.
165 - Jun 2010 - Ecumenism: Christians and Muslims: peaceful co-existence?, Mohammad Al-Sammak
The conference was organised by the SantEgidio Community an international Catholic organisation that focuses on prayer spreading the Gospel ecumenism and dialogue with other religions and non-believers.
166 - Jun 2010 - Missal: New Mass translation: Archbishop Hart interview, Archbishop Denis Hart
Similarly you will be familiar with the prayer which asks that Gods grace may go before us and continue with us in whatever we do.
167 - May 2010 - Reflection: Our prayers and God's silence: what Scripture says, Arthur Ballingall
Some of them receive an answer to their prayers but others suffer grievously either personally or on behalf of loved ones and suffer the same silence as did Jesus alone on the cross.
168 - May 2010 - Foundations of Faith: The Mass: early centuries to Vatican II, Br Barry Coldrey
And after His resurrection Jesus did not prescribe the surrounding ritual and prayers which might be appropriate to enshrine the Eucharist when He said: Do this in commemoration of me!
169 - Apr 2010 - Real Presence: Eucharistic Adoration: ultimate weapon of spiritual warfare, Fr Martin Durham
Then in verse 18 St Paul exhorts us: Pray at all times in the Spirit with all prayer and supplication.
170 - Apr 2010 - Jerusalem: Catholic soldiers' World War I military pilgrimage in the Holy Land, Tom Johnstone
After prayers the pilgrims filed out of the basilica and another section entered When all had prayed the procession reformed and moved along the Via Dolorosa passing under the arch of Ecce Homo to St Stephens Gate and going down the steep hill all could view the site of the Garden of Gethsemane.
171 - Apr 2010 - Foundations of Faith: How do Catholics relate to non-Christians?, Fr Dudley Perera OMI
This prayer meeting was first held at Assisi in Italy.
172 - Apr 2010 - More Australian Anglicans respond to Benedict XVI's invitation, AD2000 Report
Forward in Faith (England) At the same time in England the Anglican bishop of Ebbsfleet and the Forward in Faith group called on Anglicans to mark the feast of the Chair of St Peter on 17 February with prayer - preferably together with Catholics - to discern the path to follow after Benedict XVI had opened the way for them to enter communion with Rome.
173 - Mar 2010 - Books: LORETO IN AUSTRALIA, by Mary Ryllis Clark, Katharine Munro
As well while following a life of prayer and austerity they needed to be free from being cloistered in order to carry out their work in the community.
174 - Mar 2010 - Books: Adrienne von Speyr: THE BOUNDLESS GOD and CONFESSION, Br Barry Coldrey
He observed her interior life carefully and was convinced that she was gifted with a special mission in the life of the Church: to revitalise personal as well as communal faith and prayer.
175 - Mar 2010 - Letters: Seminarian's prayer, J. Loring
Perhaps your readers may be interested in a lovely prayer to Our Blessed Mother which was an any time any place quick orison popular among Dominican rite seminarians in earlier times: Recordare Virgo Mater dum steteris in conspectu Dei ut loquaris pro nobis bona et ut avertas indignationem suam a nobis.
176 - Mar 2010 - Youth: Summer School of Evangelisation: helping young people's faith, Johanna Banks
Throughout the week personal prayer was a great source of strength and grace.
177 - Mar 2010 - Conversion: Paul Fitzgerald: my spiritual journey, Paul Fitzgerald
The boarders attended Mass every morning and we said a prayer before every class.
178 - Mar 2010 - Year for the Priest: English-speaking clergy: first ever international conference, Fr Glen Tattersall
Holy Father by this prayer of the most holy Mother Mary may Christ the Prince of Priests grant long life to you in his service.
179 - Feb 2010 - Letters: Faith alone, Rex Dale
Calvin rebuked some of his followers who refused intercessory prayer because they reasoned what is the good of praying for something when everything is fixed.
180 - Feb 2010 - Foundations of Faith: Celebrating the Eucharist during the early Christian centuries, Br Barry Coldrey
There was the Proclamation of Gods word comprising prayers readings from Scripture and a homily.
181 - Dec 2009 - Letters: Saint Damien of Molokai, Arnold Jago
He also called for prayer and help for all those engaged with generosity in the fight against leprosy and what he called other forms of leprosy - caused by lack of love by ignorance and cowardliness.
182 - Dec 2009 - Foundations of Faith: The Eucharist: what the Old and New Testaments tell us, Br Barry Coldrey
It is important to remember that these first Christians were Jews by birth and that they were steeped in Jewish prayers and customs.
183 - Dec 2009 - Events: Melbourne - The Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite (1962 Missal)
It behoves all of us to preserve the riches which have developed in the Churchs faith and prayer and to give them their proper place.
184 - Dec 2009 - Victoria: Abortion evil: pro-life forces need to be united, John Morrissey
A day of prayer and intercession held on 25 October at St Patricks Cathedral to mark the anniversary of the abortion legislation was also a welcome event.
185 - Nov 2009 - Reflection: The Feast of All Souls and the Communion of Saints, Fr Dennis Byrnes
It continues: Some are pilgrims on the earth; others having passed from this life are undergoing purification and are helped also by our prayers.
186 - Nov 2009 - Missionaries: Mary Glowrey (1887-1957): Australian witness to hope in India, Robyn Fahy And Fr Dan Strickland MGL
Of Irish descent she was the third of nine children born into a loving and prayerful family.
187 - Nov 2009 - Schools: How to rebuild Catholic education from the grass-roots, Sr Mary Augustine OP
Our students are not perfect but it is generally taken for granted among them that Sunday Mass regular Confession daily prayer and learning in the faith are a non-negotiable part of life and nothing to cringe about.
188 - Nov 2009 - The work of Courage and EnCourage supported by Melbourne priests, Marie Mason
With a prayer and some courage we each started phoning the parishes in our designated deanery.
189 - Nov 2009 - Climate change alarmism: a new 'religion' for Christians?, John Morrissey
But what was most insidious and seductive was Fr Rues hijack of the language of prayer and spirituality and his cherry-picking of phrases from papal encyclicals to cloak his side of a civic debate with an unwarranted moral authority.
190 - Nov 2009 - Editorial: Catholics and Orthodox: improving relations, Michael Gilchrist
On 17 September Archbishop Alfeyev attended afternoon prayer with the SantEgidio Community whom he thanked for their contribution to dialogue while drawing their attention to the common challenge represented by a de-Christianised world dominated by consumerism hedonism practical materialism and moral relativism.
191 - Oct 2009 - Reflection: The Mass: priest and people offer sacrifice, Bishop Edward Slattery
The priest faces the people while the people face the priest even though the Eucharistic Prayer is directed to the Father and not to the people.
192 - Oct 2009 - Letters: Liturgy reform, Paul Martin
Encourage the rites to be celebrated prayerfully and deliberately; do not omit required prayers or substitute ones of questionable value; above all do not rush through the rites.
193 - Oct 2009 - Priesthood: Why the Catholic Church cannot ordain women, Kathleen Wood OAM
With the Laying on of Hands and Consecratory Prayer the authority to be Christs instrument for His Church is given and received.
194 - Oct 2009 - Seminary Life: Spiritual direction at Sydney's Good Shepherd Seminary, Fr Paul Glynn SM
We only came up with one conclusion: If you want to survive as a priest above all in our materially rich era when ordinary citizens can live as comfortably and even as luxuriously as only kings and the very wealthy could live a century ago you must imitate the Jesus of the Gospels and commit yourself to quality-time daily prayer.
195 - Oct 2009 - Community Life: 'Progressive' leadership and the demise of religious life, Br Paul Macrossan
Mercy Sister Mary Bendyna Executive Director of the Center of Applied Research in the Apostolate in Washington DC was quoted in CathNews on 12 August: The youngest people coming in to religious life are more attracted to a traditional style of religious life where there is community living common prayer having Mass together praying the Liturgy of the Hours together.
196 - Sep 2009 - Reflection: The centrality of the tabernacle, Bishop John M. D'Arcy
Sacramental dimension The church which is both the house of God on earth (domus Dei) and a house fit for the prayers of the saints (domus ecclesiae) itself possesses a sacramental dimension - by its very structure it should aid worshippers to enter into an encounter with Christ.
197 - Sep 2009 - Books: THE BOOK OF ALL SAINTS, by Adrienne von Speyr, Br Barry Coldrey
He observed her interior life carefully and was convinced she was gifted with a special mission in the life of the Church namely to revitalise personal as well as communal faith and prayer.
198 - Sep 2009 - Letters: Abortion evil, Diana E. Fox
For over 30 years the World Apostolate of Fatima has been promoting a prayer for the spiritual adoption of a child at risk of abortion.
199 - Sep 2009 - Liturgical Books: The case for a new Missal translation, Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli
The words used in the prayers of the liturgy and most especially the Eucharistic Prayer are not to be changed by the priest.
200 - Sep 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
The Church of St Paul built as a Catholic church in the 1800s and confiscated by the government in 1943 was used throughout the 2008- 2009 year of St Paul for prayer services by Christian pilgrims.
201 - Sep 2009 - USA: Anglicans fragmenting over homosexuality, Babette Francis
The church professes adherence to Sacred Scripture the first four ecumenical councils parts of the fifth sixth and seventh ecumenical councils the Thirty-Nine Articles in their literal and grammatical sense and the 1662 Book of Common Prayer.
202 - Aug 2009 - Books: JESUS, THE APOSTLES AND THE EARLY CHURCH, by Pope Benedict XVI, Michael Daniel
These anthologies would be ideal resources for prayer and reflection group discussions as well as to develop ones understanding of seminal figures in the early Church.
203 - Aug 2009 - God's Messengers: Angels: what Scripture and Tradition reveal, Susan McKinley
Similarly Saint Padre Pio often sought the aid of his guardian angel in carrying out his good works and was known to invite his spiritual children to send me your guardian angel if they ever needed his help and prayers of intercession.
204 - Aug 2009 - Priesthood: Benedict XVI's Letter to priests: follow example of the Curé of Ars
That is the best prayer.
205 - Aug 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
He added I have developed a very real relationship with Cardinal Newman in frequent prayer and I try to pass on what marvellous gifts I have received to those I meet.
206 - Jul 2009 - Books: Books available from AD Books and Freedom Publishing
Each entry concludes with a thought-provoking prayer.
207 - Jul 2009 - Books: LIKE A SAMURAI: The Tony Glynn Story, by Fr Paul Glynn SM, Tim Cannon
As the author frequently notes these personal qualities coupled with a deep devotion to personal prayer the Mass and genuine service to others enabled Fr Tony to achieve the unachievable.
208 - Jul 2009 - Books: Before the Dawn, by Eugenio Zolli, Michael Daniel
Zolli argues that his baptism was the culmination of years of prayer and reflection that went back to his childhood in Eastern Europe.
209 - Jun 2009 - Reflection: Pentecost and the power of the Holy Spirit for today, Fr Dennis W Byrnes
Life bringer So obediently they went back to Jerusalem to the upper room where they all joined in continuous prayer.
210 - Jun 2009 - Books: Catholic Christianity: A Complete Catechism of Catholic Beliefs, by Peter Kreeft, Michael Daniel
Kreeft organises his material in a manner similar to that of the Catechism the major difference being that he places the section on Catholic morality prior to the section on the liturgy and he places his discussion of prayer after the section on the liturgy.
211 - Jun 2009 - Letters: Prayers after Mass, Ken Bayliss
The priest said the Leonine Prayers with the laity making the responses then the prayer for the Conversion of Australia and finally the thrice said Most Sacred Heart of Jesus have Mercy upon us with the seven years indulgence granted by Pope Pius X in 1904.
212 - Jun 2009 - Sharia Law: Lights dim for Christians in Pakistan, Babette Francis
The midnight services of Easter in Peshawar and Nowshera were thinly attended while in Swat valley there were no prayer gatherings.
213 - Jun 2009 - Interview: American Catholics and abortion: the Church at the crossroads, Mariangela Sullivan
From the campus of Our Ladys University through peaceful prayer and solidarity we will unequivocally proclaim that the protection of innocent human life must be enshrined in law.
214 - Jun 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
These are the extended Mass for the Vigil of Pentecost the additional dismissals at the end of Mass the deletion of the Eucharistic Prayers for Masses with Children from being printed in the altar Missal (as instructed by the Holy Father) a Prayer over the gifts for September 8 and Common of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Ordinary time and the more recent feasts of St Pio of Pietrelcina (23 September) St Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin (9 December) and Our Lady of Guadalupe (12 December).
215 - Jun 2009 - Vocations: Brisbane's Holy Spirit Seminary: promising signs of growth, Anthony Barich
He also established a school of prayer open to the public where young people gathered with older people to pray for vocations through the Lexio Divina a form of Bible meditation during Eucharistic Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at St Patricks Church in Fortitude Valley in the city.
216 - Jun 2009 - Cardinal Pell's UK interview: Liturgy, Missal translation, World Youth Day, Luke Coppen
I think also I find the figure of Christ is a great aid to recollection and prayer while youre saying the Eucharistic Prayer.
217 - Apr 2009 - Conversion: Peter has spoken through Leo: why I became a Catholic, Michael Daniel
I gradually had to be honest with myself and admit that the doctrinal statements as contained in The Book of Common Prayer and particularly in The Thirty-Nine Articles could not be interpreted in a Catholic sense but reflected Protestant beliefs.
218 - Apr 2009 - Foundations of Faith: The Mass and private devotions in Catholic life, Br Barry Coldrey
There is a point in this family memory: while the liturgy is the official worship of the Catholic people and the Church regulates the liturgy closely there is some latitude in the case of each Catholics choice of private devotions and personal prayer.
219 - Mar 2009 - Reflection: Benedict XVI: why kneeling is central to Christian worship, Benedict XVI
In this pre-Pauline hymn we hear and see the prayer of the apostolic Church and can discern within it her confession of faith in Christ.
220 - Mar 2009 - Marian Valley, spiritual oasis for young Brisbane Catholics, Br Barry Coldrey
After prayer and worship there are fine facilities for picnics and barbecues.
221 - Mar 2009 - American seminaries mostly 'healthy', but many problems remain
The heart of seminary formation the report continued must be prayer.
222 - Mar 2009 - Editorial: Lent: preparing for the risen Christ, Peter Westmore
During Lent we are encouraged to deepen our spiritual lives in three different ways: in prayer fasting and almsgiving.
223 - Feb 2009 - Books: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS: Pope Benedict XVI, Siobhan Reeves
Here too he exposes more of himself his own experiences prayers and personality.
224 - Feb 2009 - Letters: Inclusive language, Eamonn Keane
For several decades Thomas Groome has been a leading protagonist for the cause of radically altering the language used by the Catholic Church in its prayer and worship.
225 - Feb 2009 - Flying into the Wind for the new evangelisation, Fr John Fowles CCS & Fr Joel Wallace CCS
The Flyaway to Heaven project had begun by flying out on a wing of a prayer and returned home knowing that the message of charity had been spread around the nation (over $225000 was raised for the poor and Australians were challenged to become ambassadors of love).
226 - Feb 2009 - Christian-Muslim dialogue: glimmerings of hope, Babette Francis
The Catholic Churchs dialogue with Islam is based on the Second Vatican Councils Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non- Christian Religions Nostra Aetate which urged esteem for Muslims because they adore the one God strive to follow his will recognise Jesus as a prophet honor his mother Mary value the moral life and worship God especially through prayer almsgiving and fasting.
227 - Feb 2009 - Vibrant retreat: Young adult ministry builds on WYD: iWitness Conference in Sydney, Br Barry Coldrey
There was daily Mass morning and evening prayer from the Divine Office all-night Eucharistic Adoration a candle-lit Rosary in the outdoor amphitheatre led by Cardinal Pell inspirational talks wide-ranging discussions and question-and-answer sessions.
228 - Feb 2009 - News: The Church Around the World
In response to this situation it is necessary to reaffirm that the liturgy is sacred and is the public prayer of the Church.
229 - Feb 2009 - The Statement of Conclusions: any signs of progress after ten years?, Michael Gilchrist
His predecessor John Paul II was very clear in his expectations of the Australian bishops in 1999: I earnestly recommend to your prayer and reflection to your responsibility and action the document which summarises your meetings with the various Dicasteries of the Holy See .
230 - Dec 2008 - Books: The Life of Saint Joseph, by Maria Cecilia Baij, OSB, Tim Cannon
Everything is related clearly and economically but always delving deeply into St Josephs heart and mind which were constantly elevated to God in prayer and focusing on his unwavering dedication and submission to the divine will.
231 - Dec 2008 - Letters: The Leonine Prayers, Kevin McManus
It seems time for serious consideration to be given to the restoration of the Leonine Prayers after Mass.
232 - Dec 2008 - Pub life: Young adult Catholic ministry: ingredients for success, Br Barry Coldrey
The prayer is led by invited (arch)bishops priests and deacons on rotation; the music is arranged by different youth and parish groups and the numbers attending are encouraging.
233 - Dec 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
During the Mass the Cardinal relayed a message to the thousands of people gathered: Know that Benedict XVI holds in his heart all those who are suffering in Orissa and other places in your country and that he prays that peace like our prayer for daily bread will be given to all of India and that all forms of discrimination will disappear.
234 - Dec 2008 - Novus Ordo: Vatican approves new Missal translation, Michael Gilchrist
The Vatican has granted its recognitio (approval) to the revised English translation of the Order of Mass (common prayers) agreed upon by the US Bishops Conference in 2006.
235 - Nov 2008 - Books: Books available from AD Books
95 Receiving the Lord Bishop Peter Elliott Bishop Elliotts compact publication provides inspirational prayers for Communion to assist Catholics in their preparation and thanksgiving.
236 - Nov 2008 - Letters: South Brisbane parish - Catholic or not?, Richard Stokes
But in the end nothing was decided except that Fr Kennedy said he could not go back to wearing an alb nor to using a Eucharistic Prayer laid down by the Church.
237 - Nov 2008 - Anima Women's Network: giving 'heart' to women of faith, Anna Krohn
Sacraments and prayer Anima also relies on the sacramental and prayer life of its members.
238 - Nov 2008 - History: Cardinal Stafford on Humanae Vitae: how dissenters tore the Church apart, Cardinal Francis Stafford
No time was allowed for discussion reflection or prayer.
239 - Nov 2008 - Dissent: Business as usual at South Brisbane's rebel church, Michael Gilchrist
For example following the first community meeting on 25 August it was decided that the priest would wear an alb and stole and that the locally concocted Eucharistic Prayer would be modified.
240 - Nov 2008 - Victorian abortion law threatens Catholic hospitals, AD2000 Report
The first Freedom to be Born rally attracted over 2000 the Young Victorians for Life prayer vigil attracted over 200 the ecumenical hour of prayer at St Patricks Cathedral attracted over 3000 and the prayer/protest on the steps of parliament saw another 2500 protestors.
241 - Oct 2008 - Books: SACRED THEN AND SACRED NOW: The Return of the Old Latin Mass, Thomas E. Woods, Fr Martin Durham
4 it is not a matter of the priest turning his back on the congregation but rather his leading them in prayer with himself and the people facing the Lord together.
242 - Oct 2008 - Foundations of Faith: Recent Marian apparitions and the life of the Church, Br Barry Coldrey
Our Ladys messages consistently include calls to conversion of heart as well as prayer and penance coupled with an assurance of the persevering love of Mary and the boundless mercy of God.
243 - Oct 2008 - Response: Archbishop Bathersby's concerns over rebel Brisbane parish, Michael Gilchrist
Archbishops letter In one bulletin what passes for a Eucharistic Prayer - with regular recitations by the congregation - includes the following: We bring wine made by many peoples work from an unjust world where some have leisure and most struggle to survive.
244 - Oct 2008 - Editorial: Sesquicentenary of Our Lady of Lourdes, Peter Westmore
Fourteen-year-old Bernadette whose sickly disposition and poverty-stricken circumstances had left her with little education was collecting firewood along the banks of the River Gave when she saw a beautiful young lady standing in prayer in a grotto in the rocks.
245 - Sep 2008 - Books: FAITH AND FIDELITY, by Anthony Meredith SJ, Michael Daniel
They would form an excellent basis for prayer and reflection both for individuals and groups and for clergy seeking insights for sermons and reflective pieces.
246 - Sep 2008 - Books: THE WISDOM OF NAZARETH: Stories of Catholic Family Life, Siobhan Reeves
Alongside the stories on marriage and family life there are those about inspiring prayerful grandparents; devotions to the Miraculous Medal and the Rosary; and family members in troubled times particularly in Germany during World War II.
247 - Sep 2008 - Foundations of Faith: Priesthood and the sacraments: Divine help for eternal salvation, Br Barry Coldrey
If the priest represents Christ he is able to present to God the prayers of the Church when he celebrates the Eucharist.
248 - Sep 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Dr Williams described his view as his definitive conclusion reached after 20 years of study and prayer.
249 - Sep 2008 - WYD08: A reflection on WYD, Tim Cannon
As we gathered at Randwick for the climactic prayer vigil and Mass the enormity of the crowd had me imagining how much more vibrant it will be to stand amid the throng of all Christs faithful past present and future of all the angels and the saints before Christ the King in the fullness of time.
250 - Aug 2008 - Books: QUESTION TIME by Fr John Flader, Fr Anthony Robbie
The book is divided into four sections following the traditional division of catechisms - doctrine sacraments morality and prayer.
251 - Aug 2008 - Foundations of Faith: How much history do the Scriptures contain?, Frank Mobbs
However portions of the OT remain as a valuable source of prayer and reflection (e.
252 - Aug 2008 - Census shows a strong Church in Singapore, AD2000 Report
However a majority of those who attended at least weekly in Singapore were critical of the lack of a prayerful atmosphere at Mass with six in ten saying that the chatter of others before Mass disturbed their private prayer.
253 - Jul 2008 - Reflection: The Real Presence: 'an essential element of the deposit of faith', Bishop Arthur Serratelli
He says They abstain from the Eucharist and from prayer because they do not confess that the Eucharist is the flesh of our Saviour Jesus Christ flesh which suffered for our sins and which the Father in his goodness raised up again (Letter to the Smyrnaeans 6:2- 7:1).
254 - Jul 2008 - FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH: Jesus: how do we know he was God?, Br Barry Coldrey CFC
In the history of the early Church visible unity was very important: They devoted themselves to the teaching of the Apostles and to the communal life and to the breaking of bread and to prayers .
255 - Jul 2008 - WORLD YOUTH DAY 2008: Authentic Catholicism: a fertile ground for vocations to flourish, Fr Anthony Denton
Eucharistic Adoration - made available in numerous churches and locations - encourages youth to contemplative prayer and silence.
256 - Jul 2008 - WORLD YOUTH DAY 2008: Juventutem Australia: young people devoted to the traditional liturgy, Alice Woolven
The name Juventutem derives from the prayer at the foot of the altar Introibo ad altare Dei.
257 - Jul 2008 - Liturgy: Archbishop Coleridge calls for an end to liturgical experimentation, Michael Gilchrist
The Eucharistic Prayer should be chosen from among the ones provided in the Missal and not be changed in an attempt to render it more accessible or acceptable.
258 - Jun 2008 - Books: FR WERENFRIED: A Life, by Joanna Bogle, Michael E. Daniel
Other publications such as catechisms and prayer books were distributed not only to assist those in communist and Third World countries but also to bolster the faith of those in the West one example being I Believe - A Little Catholic Catechism.
259 - Jun 2008 - Human Rights: China: Olympic rings - or shackles?, Babette Francis
Benedict also invited Catholics worldwide to join in a Day of Prayer for the Church in China on 24 May the feast of Our Lady Help of Christians who is venerated with great devotion at the Marian Shrine of Sheshan in Shanghai.
260 - Jun 2008 - Education: Pope: Catholic education must uphold Church teachings, Pope Benedict XVI
Is it given fervent expression liturgically sacramentally through prayer acts of charity a concern for justice and respect for Gods creation?
261 - May 2008 - Reflection: How to recover a sense of the sacred at Mass, Bishop Arthur Serratelli
The norms of the liturgy wisely have us stand in prayer at certain moments sit in attentive listening to the readings and kneel in reverent adoration during the solemn prayer of consecration.
262 - May 2008 - Books: Books available from AD2000 Books
90 Miracles of John Paul II Pawet Zuchniewicz The author who is a prominent Polish journalist commentator and author provides a compelling account of the power of prayer and of the miracles believed to have occurred through the intervention of John Paul II 194 pages Hardback $39.
263 - May 2008 - FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH: What are the basics of Catholic belief and practice?, Lucy Tucker
And then in his prayer to his Father he asks that his disciples be sanctified (made holy) and consecrated (set apart) in the truth.
264 - May 2008 - Ballarat: Children's Spirituality Conference at ACU: not to be confused with religion!, Michael Gilchrist
Some people may imagine that a childrens spirituality conference held at a Catholic university would have to cover such topics as Christian prayer and meditation making a thanksgiving after Communion examination of conscience before confession Eucharistic adoration or saying the Rosary.
265 - May 2008 - Summorum
Pontificum: Benedict XVI's Latin Mass document: a parish priest's response, Fr Andrew Wise
In the prayers at the foot of the altar to begin Mass in the extraordinary form the priest and the people with him humbly pray for mercy forgiveness and purification before the priest ascends the steps to the altar of God.
266 - May 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
The congregation was called to prayer by the sound of the didgeridoo followed by a smoking ceremony.
267 - May 2008 - Two changes: Bishop Jarrett explains upcoming Mass changes, Bishop Geoffrey Jarrett
And then we stand for the Prayer over the Gifts.
268 - Apr 2008 - Books: Books available from AD2000 Books
Groeschel CFR Fr Groeschels anthology of profound prayers drawn from all of Christian history aims to bring us closer to Jesus Christ.
269 - Apr 2008 - Fly Away to Heaven project: responding to Christ's call to charity, Fr John Fowles CCS
Our prayers were answered with the arrival of a plane kit generously donated (see earlier report November 2007 page 12).
270 - Apr 2008 - WYDSYD08: World Youth Day Sydney: look for the wider trend, Joanna Bogle
A mild summer evening after a day of driving rain a suburban church and some thirty young people kneeling in prayer.
271 - Apr 2008 - Human rights: Cardinal Joseph Zen: conscience of China, Peter Westmore
In subsequent years Cardinal Zen has attended prayer gatherings on the anniversary of the rally.
272 - Mar 2008 - Reflection: Benedict XVI on Lent: 'authentic conversion to the love of Christ', Pope Benedict XVI
With a more fervent participation let us direct our gaze therefore in this time of penance and prayer at Christ crucified who dying on Calvary revealed fully for us the love of God.
273 - Mar 2008 - Letters: From India, Fr. A. Joseph
I stayed there for three days in prayer.
274 - Mar 2008 - Letters: 'Re-ordered' churches, Brian Tooley
We pray that altar communion rails symbols of our deep faith will be restored and we will once more have a house of prayer - Gods House!
275 - Mar 2008 - Vocations: Signs of hope in US diocese
When Father Gerard Francik recently interviewed a 19-year-old who was thinking about becoming a priest the Baltimore archdiocesan vocations director asked him to talk about his prayer life.
276 - Mar 2008 - Vocations: The priesthood: a special relationship with Christ, Fr Pat Stratford
Encouraging them to find out more about Jesus Christ by reading the Gospels and speaking to him in their own words in prayer.
277 - Mar 2008 - News: The Church Around the World
Following his Angelus address on the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Benedict turned to the cheering crowd and expressed his heartfelt gratitude .
278 - Feb 2008 - Books: Books available from AD2000 and Freedom Publishing
95 Deep Conversion Deep Prayer Thomas Dubay SM Father Dubays spiritual writings are profound and meditative yet clear and readable.
279 - Feb 2008 - The need for solitude and reflection amid today's cacophony, Andrew Kania
As one cannot remain alive without drawing breath so one cannot lead a life of the spirit without setting time aside for prayer - and without searching for meaning in the present.
280 - Feb 2008 - How to reform Catholic education: get the world view right, Chris Hilder
Therefore the following prayer seems apposite.
281 - Feb 2008 - A remarkable father remembered, Maria Rankin
Prayer My father had always prayed.
282 - Feb 2008 - Grace under fire: ordinations, and first Holy Communion in Iraq, Babette Francis
Happy parents grandparents and godparents who celebrate the First Holy Communions of their children in free countries like Australia could spare a thought and a prayer for the children of Iraq and their priests - and send a donation to Aid to the Church in Need for Iraqi Christians.
283 - Dec 2007 - Reflection: May we deepen our longing for the Lord's coming, Bishop Arthur Serratelli
Advent like Lent is a time of more intense prayer and fasting to ready ourselves for the Lord.
284 - Dec 2007 - Books: JESUS, THE APOSTLES AND THE EARLY CHURCH by Pope Benedict XVI, Tim Cannon
The content is almost exclusively referenced from biblical texts (which are neatly indexed) and most chapters end with a call to prayer.
285 - Dec 2007 - 1962 Missal: Australian bishops support Benedict XV's liberalising of the Latin Mass, AD2000 Report
Those Mass texts in turn found their origin in a variety of liturgies and prayer forms that came from Syria and Egypt Greece and Rome - particularly Rome - and all points in between and in all the languages of those peoples.
286 - Dec 2007 - Schools: The state of Catholic education: teacher and student experiences, Br Barry Coldrey
Over the previous year since the (associated) Victorian Catholic Students and Young Adults Conference there has been considerable activity in youthful Catholic circles with many young practising Catholics coming out of the woodwork and associating themselves with various prayer groups and social life.
287 - Nov 2007 - Internet 'Singing Catechism': catechesis for the 21st century, Fr James Tierney
It has 50 Questions and Answers from the Catholic Family Catechism Disciples Edition on Creed Sacraments Commandments and Prayer which are the core of our holy faith.
288 - Nov 2007 - Prayer: John Paul II and the Rosary, Fr. M. Durham
In the letter he reminds us that the Rosary though Marian in character is centred on Christ; it is a compendium of the Gospel; it is and always has been a prayer of and for the family.
289 - Nov 2007 - Letters: Modern saints and traditional liturgy, Seamus Mahady
The liturgy as celebrated in her time was such an important part of her conversion experience and subsequent prayer life as a Roman Catholic!
290 - Nov 2007 - Poetry: A poem on the priesthood - Among the Apostles, John O'Neill
The first words in the Prayer of Ordination.
291 - Nov 2007 - Latin is still the universal language of Liturgy, Bishop Arthur Serratelli
They celebrated the Mass with the Holy Father and found a unity that transcended their national boundaries as they voiced their prayer in Latin.
292 - Nov 2007 - Ora et labora: How monastic hospitality can strengthen one's faith, Br Barry Coldrey CFC
Moreover even committed Catholics - especially young adults in detox from the ravages of the anti- religious aggro of long years in the nominally Catholic education system - can have an exhilarating experience observing the firm commit- ment of the monks or nuns and the daily round of prayer.
293 - Nov 2007 - Liturgical Abuse: Trinitarian language lost in Brisbane Scriptures, Michael Apthorp
Thus St Pauls words in the sight of our God and Father are reduced to in the sight of our God (1 Thess 3:13) and in 1 Cor 15:24 his prayer May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father becomes May Jesus Christ and our God.
294 - Oct 2007 - Sacred language: New US liturgy head endorses revised Missal translation
As a result the theological richness of the original texts could be lost and liturgical prayer impoverished.
295 - Oct 2007 - More of the same: Retired Sydney bishop calls for a radical overhaul of the Catholic faith, Michael Gilchrist
after many years of pastoral practice after much thought and prayer they are not convinced that the current teachings of the Catholic Church on this subject fully reflect the mind of Jesus.
296 - Oct 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
The World Apostolate of Fatimas program Children of the Eucharist invites school children and all children around the globe to gather before the Blessed Sacrament and follow a simple program of prayer for peace in families and around the world generally.
297 - Sep 2007 - Reflection: An informed conscience: what the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches, Bishop Luc Matthys
In prayer one can at least beg God to restore justice.
298 - Sep 2007 - New Age: Centering Prayer and other spiritualities: are they Catholic?, Wanda Skowronska
In recent times some Australian Catholic parishes have become involved in New Age activities with churches advertising Centering Prayer sessions a type of prayer related to Buddhist meditation which originated in St Josephs Abbey a Trappist monastery in Spencer Massachusetts.
299 - Sep 2007 - A successful quest for vocations in Melbourne, Br Barry Coldrey
In Australias largest Archdiocese these are the four pillars of a vocation ministry which is faith-based prayer-rich and God- centred: SIX30 is a weekly youth hour of Eucharistic adoration in St Patricks Cathedral.
300 - Sep 2007 - Pastoral Letter: NSW and ACT Bishops call for a shake-up in Catholic education, Michael Gilchrist
Among the requirements for this are leaders and staff who understand and are solidly committed to the Catholic identity of the school a sound RE curriculum taught by properly accredited teachers student involvement in school Masses and confessions ample opportunities for prayer - at assemblies in classes and in other staff and student meetings - and spiritual practices encouraged such as Scripture reflections the Angelus Eucharistic Adoration and prayerful silences.
301 - Aug 2007 - Books: Mother Angelica's Little Book of Life Lessons and Everyday Spirituality, Michael E. Daniel
This is a book that is best read slowly and prayerfully for example one or two short sections in the evening or during a time of prayer.
302 - Aug 2007 - Books: Jesus of Nazareth: Baptism to Transfiguration, by Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI, Tim Cannon
Thus we are presented with a chapter each on the baptism of Jesus the temptation in the desert the Gospel mission the Sermon on the Mount the Lords Prayer the disciples and the parables of Jesus.
303 - Aug 2007 - Catholic students' joyful encounter with the Church's sacred music treasury, Gabrielle Walsh
The musicianship displayed in the singing of this prayer was outstanding.
304 - Aug 2007 - University: Australian Catholic students' conference: 'an inspiring experience', Br Barry Coldrey
They were cool and confident ardent and enthusiastic untroubled by the agrave; la carte belief patterns agnostic prayer unorthodox liturgies and sterile soft-Left political correctness of so many Catholic meetings and conferences.
305 - Aug 2007 - Lex orandi: Benedict XVI's liturgical armistice: 'Summorum Pontificum', Fr Glen Tattersall
It behooves all of us to preserve the riches which have developed in the Churchs faith and prayer and to give them their proper place.
306 - Jul 2007 - Reflection: Bishop Robert Finn on what it means to be a Catholic priest, Bishop Robert Finn
By your attention to the Churchs liturgical books and by your reverence in carrying out the sacred rites assist the faithful to recognise more clearly Jesus Christ who alone makes the people holy through prayer and the sacraments.
307 - Jul 2007 - Books: AD2000 Books
00 An Illustrated Catechism Inos Biffi This beautifully illustrated book introduces the basics of Catholicm to young children following the structure of the Catechism of the Catholic Church: The Creed Sacraments Commandments and Prayer.
308 - Jul 2007 - Books: The Seven Capital Sins, by Fulton J. Sheen, Tim Cannon
In reparation for the sin of anger for example Sheen directs us to Christs prayer for his executioners: Father forgive them for they know not what they do.
309 - Jul 2007 - Priesthood: Praying for priests: The Society of Christ Priest and Victim, Barry O'Brien
Later in his pontificate he promoted this prayer quite strenuously.
310 - Jul 2007 - Poetry: A legacy of virtue: the remarkable Craig sisters, Fr John Lea McDaniels FSSP
No chaos invaded their civilised sanctuary a place reserved for pleasant converse for mirth for thoughtful discussion and one sensed with certainty for their own private prayer.
311 - Jul 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
A constant commitment was needed to place God always at the centre of the lives of our communities giving primacy to prayer to personal friendship with Jesus and hence to the call to sanctity.
312 - Jun 2007 - Reflection: Pentecost, the Holy Spirit and the Eucharist, Fr Dennis Byrnes
The Holy Father continues: It is significant that the Second Eucharistic Prayer invoking the Paraclete formulates its prayer for the unity of the Church as follows: may all of us who share in the body and blood of Christ be brought together in the unity of the Holy Spirit (35).
313 - Jun 2007 - Books: AD2000 Books
He directs the reader to the more humble safer path which discerns Gods presence in prayer Scripture sacraments and love of neighbour.
314 - Jun 2007 - Books: EDITH STEIN, WOMAN OF PRAYER: Her Life and Ideals, by Joanne Mosley, Tim Cannon
EDITH STEIN WOMAN OF PRAYER: Her Life and Ideals by Joanne Mosley (Gracewing 2004 162pp $25.
315 - Jun 2007 - The Caroline Chisholm Library: Melbourne's hidden treasure, John Young
Lunchtime talks The library also runs lunchtime talks with topics recently covered including the prayer methods of several religious orders (given by members of the orders); Catholics and Muslims; the life of Caroline Chisholm; a critique of private revelations; and transubstantiation.
316 - Jun 2007 - Youth ministry active in the Melbourne archdiocese, Barry Coldrey
Holy Hour At the heart of the ministry is prayer and adoration.
317 - May 2007 - Reflection: Teaching children about the Eucharist, Audrey English
To ensure the greatest possible participation the whole school sings hymns while many of the children are engaged in liturgical movements the prayers of the faithful and Offertory processions.
318 - May 2007 - Books: AD2000 Books
He directs the reader to the more humble safer path which discerns Gods presence in prayer Scripture sacraments and love of neighbour.
319 - May 2007 - Books: Liturgy, Life of the Church; The Modern Rite; Pope and Council on Sacred Liturgy, Michael Daniel
The primary concern of Beauduin and his contemporaries was not reform of the liturgy; rather it was for people to be attentive to the Mass itself by praying the prayers in a Missal rather than using the time to engage in private devotions that had at best a loose association with the text of the Mass.
320 - May 2007 - Letters: Teachers' conference, Ron Munro
It may well be that redress of this situation can only be achieved by prayer and divine intervention.
321 - May 2007 - Vocations: New religious communities flourishing in the United States, Fr James Lloyd
It is most interesting to note that these enthusiastic vigorous educated young women want a structured life centring around the Eucharist and community prayer.
322 - May 2007 - Cinema: New movie offers an authentic representation of monastic life, Rosina Gordon
Their life is a life of prayer on behalf of the Church and the world.
323 - May 2007 - Documents: Benedict XVI's new document on the Eucharist - Sacramentum Caritatis, Michael Gilchrist
He recommends also that the better-known prayers of the Churchs tradition should be recited in Latin by congregations.
324 - Apr 2007 - Books: The Way of Love: Reflections on Deus Caritas Est, Livio Melina and Carl Anderson, Tim Cannon
The volumes format favours a variety of uses and indeed The Way of Love would be an excellent resource for the academic teacher and student alike but more generally would also be a wonderful companion to personal prayer.
325 - Apr 2007 - Letters: African prisoners seek correspondents, Len Clark
Our prayer group are always praying for you .
326 - Apr 2007 - Letters: Catholic atmosphere, Stuart Paterson
The display of pictures of Jesus and Mary in classrooms talks on the meaning of different feast days encouragement of altar serving explanations of the vestments and objects used during Mass and encouragement of daily prayer would all build the right religious climate.
327 - Apr 2007 - Letters: Liturgy: what next?, Franklin J. Wood
After that the Opening Prayer was said followed by 15 minutes of silent meditation - with the Kyrie Gloria First and Second Readings and Responsorial Psalm all omitted.
328 - Apr 2007 - St Faustina: The Divine Mercy apostolate: a spirituality to transform the world, Eva Kimnes
Despite this in most churches there was a strong devotion to the Divine Mercy and to Pope John Paul II with pictures and sculptures of both prominently displayed inside the churches where people knelt and spent time in prayer after Masses.
329 - Mar 2007 - Reflection: The Holy Trinity - source of true Christian unity, Fr John O'Neill
The presence of such parishioners should not be surprising: surely there should be some places in which the fruits of the all-powerful prayer of God Incarnate are being experienced.
330 - Mar 2007 - Media: The Rosary of the Virgin Mary - 4 DVD or 4 CD set, Michael Gilchrist
Confraternity of Christ the Priest Thurgoona NSW) In the introduction to Pope John Paul IIs Rosarium Virginis Mariae we read: The Rosary of the Virgin Mary which gradually took form in the second millenium under the guidance of the Spirit of God is a prayer loved by countless Saints and encouraged by the Magisterium.
331 - Mar 2007 - Books: The Glory of These Forty Days, by Fr James Tolhurst, Michael Gilchrist
Traditionally Christians devoted this time to prayer fasting and acts of charity to give us strength to purify our hearts to control our desires and so to serve you in freedom (Preface of Lent II).
332 - Mar 2007 - 'Professional', a lá carte Catholicism and its papier màché schools, Andrew T. Kania
It found that regular attendance at Mass and confession by the students is becoming less frequent that personal prayer life is decreasing among students and that they are becoming increasingly negative towards the subject of religious education.
333 - Feb 2007 - Books: New Titles from AD Books
95 Deep Conversion Deep Prayer Thomas Dubay SM Father Dubay is a prolific author of spiritual works that are profound and meditative yet clear and readable.
334 - Feb 2007 - Letters: Limbo?, Lawrence R. Hurley
One should not hesitate to give up the idea of limbo if need be (and it is worth noting that the very theologians who proposed limbo also said that parents could spare the child limbo by desiring its baptism and through prayer); but the concern behind it must not be surrendered.
335 - Feb 2007 - Music: Johann Sebastian Bach and the heavenly choir, Fr Finbarr Flanagan
In every one of his musical manuscripts he ended with: Soli Deo Gloria (To God alone be Glory) having begun with the prayer Jesu Juva (Jesus help!
336 - Feb 2007 - Why we need holy days of obligation, Joanna Bogle
These are the young people who are part of prayer groups and/or have attended a World Youth Day or belong to some pro-life organisation or have found their own way into the Church despite everything.
337 - Feb 2007 - The Church and the environment: address the moral pollution first, Wanda Skowronska
But says US Monsignor Reilly founder of the Helpers of Gods Precious Infants of his silent prayer vigils outside abortion clinics there is a time and place to shine the spotlight on the new Calvaries where the dying is occurring.
338 - Feb 2007 - Priesthood: Orthodox priests in a divided Church, Fr John Trigilio
They need orthodox theological and sound philosophical education within the context of solid spiritual formation founded on prayer and proper celebration of the sacraments especially the Holy Mass.
339 - Feb 2007 - News: The Church Around the World
Vatican Information Service Liturgy ruling: translate pro multis as for many In November the Vatican ruled that the Latin phrase pro multis should be rendered as for many in all new translations of the Eucharistic Prayer.
340 - Dec 2006 - Letters: Linguistics, Matt Bruekers
Let me close with a quote from a medieval Anglo-Saxon legend about the martyrdom of St Agatha which relates that her final prayer included the sentence: I thank you God for having created me a man.
341 - Dec 2006 - Shrines: Marian Valley: Queensland's centre of pilgrimage, Peter Westmore
Feast Days Despite its size it retains its character as a centre of prayer.
342 - Dec 2006 - Religious Life: Tyburn Sisters' communities spread around the world, Tess Livingstone
As the Holy Father had died before we were able to establish our Roman monastery which was our special Eucharistic gift to him and to the Church in the Year of the Eucharist which he had solemnly proclaimed would he now in a very special and personal Eucharistic way give us a clear sign that he had accepted and would bless our humble Eucharistic offering of this foundation and that he would continue blessing us all everywhere our monastic family is present by the way he could answer my prayer.
343 - Dec 2006 - A 'best practice' guide to priestly vocations
The parish clergy are all potential Associate Vocations Directors and should never tire of nurturing vocations with prayer and example and preach not what people want to hear but what people need to hear.
344 - Dec 2006 - Catechesis of the Good Shepherd: the Montessori method for RE, Anne Delsorte
It can best be described as a place which stands between the home the school and the church a place in which all is a passage to prayer or prayer itself .
345 - Dec 2006 - Sydney RCIA conference for 2007 on authentic formation of new Catholics, Paula Flynn
Those taking part in the catechumenal journey (they usually include baptised Christians who are seeking full communion with the Church) are to be strengthened on their way by intense prayer not only in the formal rites but also less formally in the prayerful support of those accompanying them.
346 - Dec 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
I am pleased he said to learn that many of your dioceses have adopted the practice of silent prayer for vocations before the Blessed Sacrament.
347 - Nov 2006 - Books: St John Bosco, St Dominic and the Rosary, St Thérèe of Lisieux, Siobhan B. Reeves
From a young age John entertains other boys with his acrobatic and magic shows charging a prayer for admission!
348 - Nov 2006 - Television: EWTN: now affordable and accessible in Australia, Moira Kirkwood
With the full support of her husband and her family and much prayer she has persevered.
349 - Nov 2006 - Liturgy: US bishop sets out clear guidelines on celebrations of the Mass, AD2000 REPORT
For this reason I would caution that this gradual but definite reintroduction of Gregorian chant into our parishes and communities be done with careful study deliberate consultation and much prayer.
350 - Oct 2006 - Books: Towards A People's Liturgy: The Importance of Language, by Mark Twinham Elvins, Michael E. Daniel
Among the enduring legacies of the 16th century were the King James translation of the Bible into English and The Book of Common Prayer.
351 - Oct 2006 - Books: ARMS OF LOVE by Carmen Marcoux, Jacinta Cummins
The authors strong faith shines through in the way in which the Collins family particularly Joanie and Brandon regularly use prayer in their daily life.
352 - Oct 2006 - Letters: Homosexuality, Daphne Preston
The prayers may be said at any convenient time.
353 - Oct 2006 - News: The Church Around The World
While he conceded that his own lack of diplomatic experience could be a disadvantage in a certain sense he said he would approach his new job with confidence relying on the prayers of the faithful for support.
354 - Sep 2006 - Reflection: Cardinal Arinze on the need for Eucharistic reverence, Cardinal Francis Arinze
He does not just preside at an assembly prayer as a chairman who conducts a meeting.
355 - Sep 2006 - Letters: Helping the Carmelites, Beth Burns
We feel that if we can assist them financially they are then able to spend that time in prayer without the worry of how to support themselves financially.
356 - Sep 2006 - History: The Counter Reformation and the Jesuits, John Morrissey
At a more intangible level the Churchs recovery in Germany was aided by a reservoir of prayer and spirituality and a number of popular factors which could be said to have favoured the old religion especially in rural areas.
357 - Sep 2006 - Chavagnes: Catholic education in a secular culture, Alexander Morrison
The prayer life of the College includes sung grace before meals the recitation of the Rosary and Benediction twice a week.
358 - Sep 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
Unlike the Baltimore Catechism with its 421 questions and answers the new catechism is aimed specifically at adults and is said to promote a command of Catholic faith prayer life and morals through a more accessible writing style and numerous features.
359 - Sep 2006 - USA: Liberal Christianity goes into meltdown, Charlotte Allen
) when it was the Republican Party at prayer.
360 - Aug 2006 - Books: Land of Carmel, by Elizabeth Ruth Obbard, Jacinta Cummins
Obbard cites the contemplative prayer life of the order as not only one of Carmels most distinguishing and definable characteristics but as the most direct way in which members of the order draw into a closer union with God most notably through the intercession of Our Lady of Carmel.
361 - Aug 2006 - Letters: Receive EWTN around Sydney by satellite for $495, Ernesta Sculli
Prayer is what we need and I need your help to spread the word across Australia including in your parish.
362 - Aug 2006 - Letters: East Timor contraception pressure, Imelda Aslett
In order to protect our near- neighbours from powerful secular forces we Catholics in Australia must support them with constant and fervent prayer for the spiritual welfare of their families.
363 - Aug 2006 - DIY Mass: Redemptionis Sacramentum revisited, Fr Martin Durham
The congregation joining in the recitation of any part of the Eucharistic Prayer including the doxology before the Our Father.
364 - Aug 2006 - Victoria-Tasmania: Continued growth in vocations at Melbourne's Corpus Christi seminary, Joan Clements
these evenings include a simple meal and time for prayer and discussion to assist these young men in the process of discernment.
365 - Aug 2006 - Priesthood: Promoting vocations in the Melbourne Archdiocese, Fr Anthony Denton
With the exception of a few weeks summer recess this hour of prayer has been running continuously every week since late 2000.
366 - Aug 2006 - Liturgy: The new Missal translation: Archbishop Hart's progress report, Michael Gilchrist
The huge project of translation he said will be a big step forward in our understanding of the sacred nature of the liturgy and in using clearer more elegant English to unfold for our people the real depth and meaning of the prayers which were dumbed down in the quest for excessive simplicity in the 70s.
367 - Jul 2006 - Letters: Abortion and the Annunciation, Greg Dunne
There already appears to be a growing awareness among the faithful of the link between the Annunciation and an anti-abortion stand as witnessed by the ever-increasing organised marches and prayer gatherings throughout the world on or about this day.
368 - Jul 2006 - US Archbishop: how to reform the Liturgy
From the time I was a young priest one thing that always disturbed me greatly was how often priests when celebrating the Mass would either make up the Eucharistic Prayer or tamper with it.
369 - Jul 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
Benedict identified the pastoral promotion of sanctity as a priority to be achieved by an authentic education in prayer a knowledge of the lives of the saints and of the multiple forms of spirituality that beautify and stimulate Church life assiduous participation in the Sacrament of Penance and a convincing catechesis of Sunday as day of the faith.
370 - Jun 2006 - Reflection: Pentecost, launching of the Church, Cardinal Francis Arinze
They stayed in the Upper Room and joined in continuous prayer together with several women including Mary the mother of Jesus and with his brothers (Acts 1: 14).
371 - Jun 2006 - Books: Letters to a Young Catholic, by George Weigel, Michael Daniel
Significant aspects of the Catholic faith such as sin grace prayer suffering and forgiveness are explored although many of the topics dealt with are arguably the contentious ones of our age.
372 - Jun 2006 - Books: Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Michael Gilchrist
The Compendium as Benedict assures us provides the same essentials of the faith in briefer simpler language while following the Catechisms four-part structure of Creed Sacraments Commandments and the Lords Prayer.
373 - Jun 2006 - Letters: Meditation, Rosemary Chandler
Do they think that the Church which values the traditions of prayer handed down from the early Fathers has been misled?
374 - Jun 2006 - Liturgy: Catholics at prayer: why we stand and kneel, Fr Sebastian Camilleri OFM
This attitude of quiet worship follows a long tradition of prayer and meditation either kneeling or seated in a peaceful atmosphere before the Blessed Sacrament exposed.
375 - Jun 2006 - Vocations: Sydney seminary's growth continues, Michael Gilchrist
This is reflected in the solid formation provided at the Sydney Seminary with its daily Rule of Life including celebration of the Divine Office in common in the chapel for morning evening and night prayers along with daily Mass.
376 - Jun 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
Recalling the life of St Ignatius of Loyola the founder of the Jesuit order the Pope emphasised that he was a man of deep prayer the centre and summit of whose life was the daily celebration of the Eucharist.
377 - May 2006 - Reflection: Oneness in Christ: the heart of the priesthood, Fr John W. O'Neill PP
Prayer is thus more necessary to the priest than to anyone bearing in mind that prayer should be very little about us and everything about letting God reach into us.
378 - May 2006 - Books: Young Faces of Holiness: Modern Saints in Photos and Words, by Ann Ball, Jacinta Cummins
Ball does not make the common mistake of viewing these people with rose coloured glasses but rather uses their weaknesses to show how with prayer sacrifice and the grace of God one can overcome temptation and if one falls that Gods infinite mercy and unconditional love mean He will forgive us.
379 - May 2006 - Foreign priests - a tale of two Brisbane parishes, Bob Osmak
In his sermons he calls parishioners to prayer penance and confession.
380 - May 2006 - Vocations: Can religious life be rebuilt in Australia?, Sr Mary Augustine OP
The Church affirms today as it has always affirmed that religious exist in the Church for prayer penance and the witness of their consecrated lives and only secondarily for works of the apostolate.
381 - May 2006 - Catholicism-lite's Church of convenience, Paul A. Wagner
The Psalms are a type of prayer service.
382 - May 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
The Vatican source said the exhortation would include an invitation to greater use of Latin in the daily prayer of the Church and in the Mass - with the exception of the Liturgy of the Word - as well as in large public and international Masses.
383 - Apr 2006 - Letters: Religious life, Barbara Chigwidden
They set an example to all of prayer devotion simplicity of life and total self-giving.
384 - Apr 2006 - Letters: Church of England, Jim Turley
This lack of awareness parallelled by the demise of personal prayer and an abiding sense of being bound to Jesus as Lord and Master is indeed a large part of that Churchs present problems.
385 - Apr 2006 - The Domestic Church: The Christian Family Movement: re-evangelising through families, Leslie Sammut
This can be done by prayer and support.
386 - Apr 2006 - EarthSong: Green Christianity or a new paganism?, Michael Gilchrist
Other recommended resources include: Earth Prayers from around the World: 365 Prayers Poems and Invocations for Honouring The Earth Edited by Elizabeth Roberts and Elias Amidon The Star In My Heart: Experiencing Sophia Inner Wisdom by Joyce Rupp Prayers for a Planetary Pilgrim: A Personal Manual for Prayer and Ritual by Edward Hays Sparks of The Cosmos: Rituals for Seasonal Use by Margie Abbott RSM Sparks of Life: Rituals for Children by Margaret Abbott RSM and Jennifer Callanan and Celebrating The Great Mother: A Handbook of Earth- Honoring Activities for Parents and Children by Cait Johnson and Maura D.
387 - Mar 2006 - Reflection: Bringing Christ's love to the bereaved: a ministry for Catholic parishes, Fr Dennis Byrnes
Mourners identify the following as especially helpful to hear at a time of loss: I am sorry; Words fail me at a time like this; I am here because I care and want to help; You will be in my prayers and thoughts at this time.
388 - Mar 2006 - Books: Stimulating reading from AD Books
00 Holy Daring John Udris Holy Daring explores the boundless trust that should be a hallmark of Christian prayer as highlighted in the spiritual teaching of St Thrse of Lisieux.
389 - Mar 2006 - Letters: Canadian Lectionary, Matt Walton
We deceive ourselves in denying this has happened with the 1991 Canadian Lectionary including key parts such as the Psalms the Lords Prayer and liturgical music.
390 - Mar 2006 - Letters: The Fortified School, Chris Hilder
They must live lives of constant prayer.
391 - Mar 2006 - Vocations: Dominican Sisters: religious vocations continue to rise in Nashville, Tracey Rowland
Communal prayer She decided to reserve some parts of the full regalia for final profession but still have the novices wearing the basic habit from the day of their first profession.
392 - Mar 2006 - Mass: How can differences over the Liturgy be resolved?, Fr John O'Neill
Following in a translation was only second best and often a race to keep up with father leaving out prayers to catch up at the Nobis quoque peccatoribus.
393 - Mar 2006 - Archbishop Hickey: how to address the crisis of faith, Archbishop Barry Hickey
The prayer life of the Church has not been unaffected by the reformers.
394 - Mar 2006 - News: The Church Around the World
Speaking to 7500 people in the Paul VI auditorium the Pope called attention to the publication of his first encyclical Deus Caritas Est and the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
395 - Mar 2006 - Documents: Benedict's first encyclical 'Deus Caritas Est' speaks to the heart of the Faith, Michael Gilchrist
The encyclical concludes: It is time to reaffirm the importance of prayer in the face of the activism and the growing secularism of many Christians engaged in charitable work.
396 - Mar 2006 - Editorial: The challenge facing Pope Benedict, Peter Westmore
Even for practising Catholics what were once regarded as defining characteristics of believers - regular prayer and Confession - have largely disappeared.
397 - Feb 2006 - The Church of England: beyond satire?, Rev Peter Mullen
Not one word from the Book of Common Prayer throughout the three-day conference or indeed from any source that might be identified as religious in the traditional sense.
398 - Feb 2006 - Blessed Charles de Foucauld: seeking nothing but God's will, Dr Frank Mobbs
Charles wanted to own nothing be unimportant and to maximise his time in prayer.
399 - Feb 2006 - New Age paganism's creeping influence within the Church, Wanda Skowronska
Not only is there no such disclaimer but in the Rituals Archive of the same site there are instructions on how to make a sacred space and say a prayer to the four winds invoking various spirits such as the spirit of transformation the spirit of awakening and the spirit of illumination which are not part of any Catholic tradition and in fact are similar to certain occult types of prayer.
400 - Feb 2006 - Liturgical Music: The spiritual impact of Msgr. Richard Schuler's priestly leadership and example, Fr John T. Zuhlsdorf
One of the most active ways of participating at Mass is listening with mind heart and will engaged to the prayers the readings the preaching and the sacred texts of music which is truly artistic and appropriate for use in church.
401 - Feb 2006 - Cardinal Arinze on the Liturgy: the Mass is not entertainment, Cardinal Francis Arinze
Third part what we live life in Christ so the moral law the Ten Commandments the Christian life lived; and the fourth part prayer.
402 - Dec 2005 - Books: In Memory of Me / Come to Me, My Children, by Christine McCarthy, Michael Gilchrist
Can be ordered through AD Books) COME TO ME MY CHILDREN: A Book of Prayers by Christine McCarthy (Sydney 2004 48pp $6.
403 - Dec 2005 - Books: The Cube and the Cathedral, by George Weigel, John Ballantyne
God created man gave him dignity and could be approached through prayer and worship.
404 - Dec 2005 - Letters: EWTN tapes, Daphne Thorose
I run (and attend other) prayer group meetings regularly and we often play a religious tape to inspire us in our devotions.
405 - Dec 2005 - Cinema: New movie's balanced presentation of exorcism: The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Shannon Donahoo
Our weapon against the wickedness and snares of the devil is prayer and it is refreshing to see a movie portray Christians - especially priests - as men of integrity and conviction rather than as superstitious cowards.
406 - Dec 2005 - Formation: St John Vianney's blueprint for the priesthood back in favour, Fr John Cihak
There were eight basic features to his pastoral plan: 1) the conversion of his own life as a priest; 2) manifesting an approachable and available demeanour; 3) prayer and ascetical living; 4) channeling initial energy into those families already faithful; 5) giving special attention to the liturgy preaching and catechesis; 6) addressing problems at their roots and not in their symptoms; 7) planting good habits of prayer and works of mercy; and 8) doing it all with a strong priestly identity.
407 - Dec 2005 - PRAYER: Melbourne initiative: a spiritual approach can defeat drug addiction, Anh Nguyen
It was only through the prayers and care of the Missionaries of Charity that Creos was able to give up the life of drugs and be eventually baptised in May 1998.
408 - Nov 2005 - Books: More good reading from AD Books
00 Praying to Our Lord Jesus Christ Fr Benedict Groeschel CFR Father Groeschel provides an anthology of profound prayers drawn from all of Christian history.
409 - Nov 2005 - Letters: New Zealand visitor to Brisbane, Leo Leitch
At the conclusion of the Eucharistic Prayer the congregation enthusiastically accepted the priests encouragement to proclaim the Doxology along with him.
410 - Nov 2005 - Letters: Church Music, Chris Wilson
The issue is more: the positive and practical encouragement that should be given to parish musicians to receive genuine liturgical training (Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy Art 115) so that their average-ness is transformed into prayer.
411 - Nov 2005 - Call to Holiness: Contemplating the Eucharistic Face of Christ, Christine McCarthy
Dear seminarians be the first to offer Him what is most precious to you as Pope John Paul II suggested in his Message for this WYD: the gold of your freedom the incense of your ardent prayer the myrrh of your most profound affection.
412 - Nov 2005 - Synod of Bishops on the Eucharist: areas for remedial action identified, Peter Westmore
The secret of their resounding success was the many hours they spent in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.
413 - Nov 2005 - Sister Miriam Duggan: the Church's response to AIDS, Anh Nguyen
I believe that through the power of prayer through praying with them the addictions of these people can be broken so we encourage them to pray when they feel their temptations says Sr Miriam.
414 - Oct 2005 - Letters: Anti-Christian media, Frank Bellet
To them the first thing they had to curtail was praying - particularly with personal rather than the ritualistic public prayer.
415 - Oct 2005 - Letters: Blasphemy, Alan Onraet
In response to the article on blasphemy may I suggest that we all when we hear the name of Our Lord Jesus Christ used irreverently turn it into a prayer for us all.
416 - Oct 2005 - Benedict XVI speaks out on the crisis of faith in Australia, Michael Gilchrist
At the time John Paul II endorsed the Statement during his address to the Australian bishops in Rome for the Synod of Oceania and for their ad limina visits and called on them to implement it: I earnestly recommend to your prayer and reflection to your responsibility and action the document which summarises your meetings with the various Dicasteries of the Holy See.
417 - Sep 2005 - Books: THE PATH OF LIFE: Benedictine Spirituality for Monks and Lay People, Gabrielle Walsh
In Brazil he became interested in the prayer and solitude of the monastic vocation and on his return to England joined the Benedictines at Ampleforth Abbey.
418 - Sep 2005 - Education: Catholic schools of the future, Br John Moylan CFC
As well as giving their students an excellent all-round education juniorates and junior seminaries helped their students lead a more intensive prayer life explore their vocation and develop strong lively faith in a more supportive atmosphere than was thought possible in other Catholic schools.
419 - Sep 2005 - Priesthood: America's 'vocation rich' dioceses: latest success stories analysed, AD2000 Report
Officials of vocation-rich dioceses most frequently attribute success to divine grace given in response to prayer.
420 - Sep 2005 - News: The Chuch Around the World
Benedict XVI on Europes Christian roots Speaking before the Angelus prayer on 24 July to a group of some 8000 pilgrims in Les Combes in Italys Valle dAosta where he was vacationing Benedict XVI recalled Europes deeply Christian roots and challenged the continent to return to them.
421 - Aug 2005 - Reflection: How we will overcome the shortage of priests, Fr John O'Neill PP
While there were always families who loved and kept Gods law there were many more it would seem who not accepting the teaching of Humanae Vitae of Pope Paul VI and falling generally into a secular lifestyle got away from sacraments and prayer.
422 - Aug 2005 - Letters: Small Catechisms available (letter), Fr Edward P. Evans
In the same series they have published My First Bible My First History of the Catholic Church My First Rosary My First Way of the Cross A Prayer Book and My First Lives of the Saints (Sons of Holy Mary Immaculate Isabella De Rosis St Multinational Village 1700 Paranaque M.
423 - Aug 2005 - Letters: Lay-led liturgies (letters), M.T. Kennedy
The Church urges parishioners to meet for prayer on Sundays where no priest is available; and in some cases Holy Communion may be distributed.
424 - Aug 2005 - London's Balham parish, 'an icon of liturgical hope', Joanna Bogle
Father Stephen Langridge parish priest at Balham makes no secret of wanting the best for God - a church that is a true place of prayer a devout and enthusiastic congregation a parish where the children are well instructed and the Faith is taught and honoured.
425 - Aug 2005 - Editorial: Liturgy: opportunity for bishops to take control, Michael Gilchrsit
The working document states: The ongoing formation of the clergy needs to rekindle a spirit of communal prayer to strengthen a disposition of humbly adhering to the spirit and letter of liturgical norms.
426 - Jul 2005 - Society: Catholics must play an active role in public life, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput OFM Cap
Chaput OFM Cap of Denver at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on 20 May 2005 in Washington DC in the presence of President George W.
427 - Jul 2005 - Year of Eucharist: The Eucharist: heart of our faith, Cardinal George Pell
It is an act of worship of prayer to the one true God through Jesus Christ His Son.
428 - Jul 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
The stamp was issued 18 May which would have been John Pauls 85th birthday and it bears the late Popes prayer for peace in the Holy Land: May peace be Gods gift to the land He chose as His own.
429 - Jun 2005 - Poetry: Sonnet on the Election of Pope Benedict XVI, Bruce Dawe
Never was more zealous and divisive prayer ever offered up; was there an ideologue from the four corners of the globe who failed to fondly wish their favourite got the nod?
430 - Jun 2005 - Letters: Pre-Vatican II myths, Douglas V. Boyle
May the number of those who study this inspired message in a spirit of humble prayer be ever more increased for thereby they will grow continually in holiness of life and in greater fidelity to all the teachings of the Church.
431 - Jun 2005 - Mother Teresa's legacy continued at Georgetown University, Peter Reynolds
Selfless work Responding to Christs words to her in prayer Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity in 1952.
432 - Jun 2005 - Benedict XVI and liturgical reform, Dom Alcuin Reid OSB
As for so many the Liturgical Movement introduced him to the prayer- book of the Church the missal and taught him the theological importance of the Liturgy: the manner in which the Church prays determines what she believes.
433 - May 2005 - Books: Sacred and Secular Scriptures / The Catholic Revival in English Literature, David Birch
In fact I think it is essential so long as I am doing so as a Catholic with a sensibility that affirms the teaching of the Church (both before and reaffirmed at Vatican II) that such a reading should always be accompanied or is at least always capable of being accompanied by prayer (Boyle p.
434 - May 2005 - Letters: Catholic hymns, Dolores Lightbody
Early Christians could be heard singing hymns from their prison cells and hymns have also been sung in homes in the prayer life of the family or during prayer group meetings.
435 - May 2005 - Letters: Private revelations, Anne Boyce
She taught them much about the Blessed Sacrament with the Angels prayer.
436 - May 2005 - St Patrick's Church, Soho Square, a spiritual oasis in London, Tess Livingstone
The first time I met him after a special Mass on St Patricks night 2003 he gave me memorial cards for his late parents who had died recently and asked for prayers for their souls.
437 - Apr 2005 - Books: Religious resources for 2005
95 The Jabez Prayer Collection Stephen Elkins This book and CD include 30 inspiring prayers from the Bible adapted for children.
438 - Apr 2005 - Books: The Path to Rome: Modern Journeys to the Catholic Church, Michael Casanova
That will require their own study and prayer other books and eventually a new book with a whole new story - their own.
439 - Apr 2005 - Letters: Good news, Geoff Storey
au The information package contains a colour prayer card designed specifically for the Alliance a copy of the newsletter Adoro Te and a letter from Fr Douglas Harris Parish Priest Saint Bernadettes Church Glendalough (Perth) which provides an explanation.
440 - Apr 2005 - Letters: Teaching the faith, Rosanna Sherman
To quote Sr Mary Augustine: So we can often find serious-minded Catholics today trying to recreate the 50s - reacting to aberrations and deficiencies they see all about them by teaching their children merely formula-type doctrines using simple catechisms from the early half of the 20th century reverting to prayers and practices of a sentimental type multiplying pious devotions applying the Gospel morality with a kind of fundamentalist rigour.
441 - Apr 2005 - Scripture: So, what else did Jesus say?, Gavan O'Farrell
Sometimes Christians use contemplative prayer to enter into a Gospel scene to see whats going on; or role-play.
442 - Apr 2005 - Events: Carnivale Christi returning to Sydney with an Easter theme, Liz Arblaster and Anthony McCarthy
From Friday 29 April St Marys Cathedral Sydney will be host to a three-day festival of Catholic art music film theatre and prayer exploring the Passion Resurrection and Christian life.
443 - Apr 2005 - Vocations: Why some new religious orders are attracting recruits, Fr John Hogan
Receiving Pontifical approval for their reform in 1973 they recommitted themselves to the charism of Catherine McAuley returning to the habit and distinctive Mercy way of life focussing on various apostolic works while maintaining an intensive program of community prayer which includes daily Eucharistic Adoration.
444 - Mar 2005 - Reflection: The Holy Trinity and the Church: the truth will set you free, Fr John O'Neill
Our prayer must be that our minds will be always absorbed in the wonder of God and the deeds that proceed from His unity of love.
445 - Mar 2005 - Books: Books to read in 2005
00 Praying to Our Lord Jesus Christ Fr Benedict Groeschel CFR Father Groeschel provides an anthology of profound prayers drawn from all of Christian history.
446 - Mar 2005 - Letters: Mangled hymns (letter), Michael Apthorp
Like Bruce Dawe I felt moved to sing a counter prayer: Strengthen in our hearts the urge to quit linguistic quibbling.
447 - Mar 2005 - A young Catholic's encounter with Latin at Chavagnes International College, Alexander Morrison
The elevation of the words of the Mass above everyday speech is appropriate seeing as the Mass is the supreme prayer of the Church to Almighty God.
448 - Mar 2005 - News: The Church Around the World
Some parishes may choose to celebrate a common prayer service as a preparation for the sacrament.
449 - Feb 2005 - Reflection: Archbishop Hart: Pope John Paul II and the Year of the Eucharist, Archbishop Denis Hart
This Year of the Eucharist the Holy Father invites us is to be: a time when the Sunday Eucharist will be celebrated with reverence and meaning as the Church provides; Eucharistic Adoration outside of Mass and keeping our church as a place of silence and prayer is integral to that personal relationship with Christ which helps us to understand the Eucharist and prepares us for mission; because of the strength which comes from the Eucharist we will be given courage and light to serve others in building a more just and fraternal society a readiness to face the suffering of so many people; elderly unemployed immigrants poor so that we will be recognised as true followers of Christ and the Eucharist will be the dynamic force bringing us and others to eternal life.
450 - Feb 2005 - Books: Turning Towards the Lord: Orientation in Liturgical Prayer, Michael Gilchrist
TURNING TOWARDS THE LORD: Orientation in Liturgical Prayer by Fr Uwe Michael Lang (Ignatius 2004 156pp $25.
451 - Feb 2005 - Letters: The New Mass (letter), Fr G.H. Duggan SM
The only change is the insertion of St Joseph in the list of Saints in the Communicantes prayer at the beginning of the Roman Canon.
452 - Feb 2005 - Religious Life: Faith and Reason: for a true renewal in religious life and the Church, Sr Mary Augustine OP
It required a return to true worship with proper priority given to liturgical and mental prayer over many pious devotions.
453 - Dec 2004 - Books: Theology of the Church, by Cardinal Charles Journet, Michael Gilchrist
George Cottier OP Theologian of the Papal Household wrote: In the present work the brevity of the text hints at a catechetical style so that the essentials can be easily understood and committed to memory and provide food for meditation; for the theology of Charles Journet naturally flowers into spirituality and prayer.
454 - Dec 2004 - English language: Will Rome ensure the completion of an improved Mass translation?, William Oddie
The old books familiar for three centuries or more - for Anglicans the Book of Common Prayer for Catholics the old Latin Missals - disappeared from the churches.
455 - Dec 2004 - Administration: Cardinal Pell: Church administrators must put Christ's mission first, Cardinal George Pell
In other words we must be able to demonstrate that through savings and efficiency at least some of the following effects are occurring: Mass attendance and prayer are increasing marriages and families are growing in numbers and in stability more adults are converting to the faith more children and students are accepting the truths of the faith the poor and suffering are being helped effectively.
456 - Dec 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
In an interview with Catholic News Service Cardinal George Pell Chairman of the Vox Clara Committee said that as a universal Church steeped in tradition the Catholic Church must be faithful to the prayers it has used for centuries and to the Latin texts that ensure that every Catholic in every place is praying the same prayer.
457 - Nov 2004 - Reflection: Saint Francis and the universal call to holiness, Fr Sebastian Camilleri OFM
The saints we admire for their heroic acts in upholding sound morality and their staunch faith despite ridicule and adversity were in fact ordinary people like ourselves; they trusted in God completely persevered in prayer and lived contented and fulfilled lives with the hope of eternal glory.
458 - Nov 2004 - Books: From East to West You Gather a People, by Fr Russell Hardiman, Brian Peachey
The title appropriate to the story stretching across the continent and into three centuries is from the words of the Third Eucharistic Prayer in the Roman Missal: From age to age you gather a people to yourself so that from east to west a perfect offering may be made.
459 - Nov 2004 - Deer Park: Transforming our secular culture: the role of women, Marcia Riordan
Prayer and reflection nights with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament a homily from Fr Newton rosary and confessions with the chapel set in semi-darkness with extra (bees wax) candles on the altar have proved popular with the young participants.
460 - Oct 2004 - Letters: Year of the Eucharist (letter), Fr Glen Tattersall FSSP
The Fraternity of St Peters Melbourne apostolate will mark the opening of the Year of the Eucharist with the celebration of the Forty Hours prayer at St Aloysius Caulfield.
461 - Oct 2004 - Books: Be Not Afraid: Cardinal George Pell's new book to be launched in November
That is why we have prayers each day at school.
462 - Oct 2004 - Liturgy: Why priests should stick to the Mass texts, Bishop T.J. Paprocki
This would be especially true in cases where the abuse not only renders the Eucharist illicit but also invalid such as changing the words of the institution narrative in the Eucharistic prayer from This is my Body to This is a symbol of my body.
463 - Sep 2004 - Books: Catholic Family Catechism: 2004 Disciples Edition with 50 Questions and Answers, Fr Peter Murphy
A simple breakdown - in 50 steps - of the four basic slabs of the Catechism; Creed Sacraments Commandments and Prayer into a user- friendly format for one and all.
464 - Sep 2004 - Why not a little Latin in the liturgy?, Angus Sibley
Thus Catholics everywhere would grow familiar with their most basic prayer in its Latin form; a small but very real step back towards the lost world of liturgical linguafranca.
465 - Sep 2004 - Mission: Sydney seminary's evangelisation program revitalises parish, Bishop Julian Porteous
It also taught me the great value of prayer and togetherness with the Lord.
466 - Sep 2004 - Sydney Catholic Adult Education Centre courses prove popular, Peter Holmes
and my favourite This is the real faith for real people Students are already looking at enrolling for new courses like Christian Prayer Vatican II for Today and Music Media and Evangelisation which will be offered in Term Four of 2004.
467 - Sep 2004 - Mass Attendance: Where have all the worshippers gone?, Fr Martin Durham
A sense of the sacred should include an attitude of reverence a prayerful sign of the cross with holy water on entering an unhurried genuflection and the absence of unnecessary conversation and noise before and after Mass.
468 - Sep 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
Not inviting the local bishop to offer a prayer is a break from Democrat tradition although the Archbishop had planned to be out of town in any case perhaps to avoid a confrontation.
469 - Aug 2004 - Pope's representative reminds Australian religious leaders on liturgy abuses, Archbishop Francesco Canalini
He stated: The Mass is not merely group prayer or shared reflection or a community-building exercise important as all these aspects are.
470 - Jul 2004 - Reflection: No time to pray? Try contemplation, Fr Leo J. Trese
To those of us who are dissatisfied with our efforts at prayer it is a comfort to remember that God asks of us only that we do our best.
471 - Jul 2004 - Croagh Patrick, Ireland's Holy Mountain: 'Sure, it's a bit of a hill', Paul Russell
In the year 441 St Patrick climbed the mountain near Westport County Mayo that now bears his name to spend 40 days in prayer and fasting there before embarking on his evangelisation of the Emerald Isle.
472 - Jul 2004 - Pastoral Letter: The secular challenges to our faith: how to respond, Bishop Geoffrey Jarrett
The rich and beautiful tradition of the Churchs vocal prayer cannot be allowed to disappear from daily use at the class level or that of the entire school community.
473 - Jul 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World New Melbournes prayer campaign for vocations Hours of Perpetual Adoration can be registered Melbourne Catholic Vocations is spearheading a prayer campaign for vocations from 1-8 August.
474 - Jul 2004 - Feminist 'rituals': no substitute for prayer, Joanna Bogle
I had to tell her that it would probably get worse as secondary school beckoned: Focus Time with a circle or people sitting around a candle is the next development - an irritating substitute for being taught about the reality of prayer the Churchs traditions use of Scripture lessons from monastic life inspiration from various saints and the Blessed Sacrament as a Real Presence with a greater meaning than a candle.
475 - Jul 2004 - Liturgy: New improved English Mass translation nears completion, Michael Gilchhrist
Perhaps the most striking example of the liberties taken by the earlier ICEL translators can be found in Eucharistic Prayer I (the original Roman Canon carried over from the Tridentine Mass).
476 - Jun 2004 - Reflection: The Holy Spirit: like a bed for the weary traveller, Fr Leo Duck
Regular daily prayer - a kind of resting in God - is another.
477 - Jun 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
Affirm and encourage Catholic schools efforts to celebrate important events and hold prayer services in ways that include the faith traditions present in the school communities (7.
478 - May 2004 - Letters: Vocations guide (letter), Patrick Ryan
As we are rapidly approaching the World Day of Prayer for Vocations on 2 May I wonder if you might suggest to your computer owning readers that they visit a web page dedicated to fostering vocations namely http://www.
479 - May 2004 - Letters: Eucharistic reverence (letter), Carmel Strong
Many adult Catholics have felt hurt and perplexed that this vital Church teaching has been allowed to be downgraded or corroded with subtlety in recent years Judging from the series of supportive letters about Fr Sebastian Camilleris courageous article on the Centrality of the Tabernacle (October 2003 AD2000) it is obvious that many practising Catholics long for restoration of a more reverential attitude towards the Eucharist which in turn would renew family prayer and promote the unity willed by Christ.
480 - May 2004 - Letters: Timely article on reverence (letter), Name and Address Supplied
This sacred place is Gods house of prayer and contemplation.
481 - May 2004 - Art: Beauty is very much an attribute of God - Sister Wendy, Sarah Macdonald
I feel I am an unimportant person who lives by Gods grace a life of prayer and through circumstances have been catapulted into the limelight.
482 - May 2004 - Education: The religious character of Catholic schools: how can it be enhanced?, Br Paul Macrossan CFC
Providence today is moved by our prayers which are always needed for the good of the Church and the spread of the Christian faith.
483 - May 2004 - Priesthood: Pope's World Day of Prayer for Vocations, Fr Paul Stuart
Pope John Paul II sends a Message to us all for the 41st World Day of Prayer for Vocations in the month of May: Serve Christ in his Church.
484 - May 2004 - Australian Bishops' ad limina: strong leadership needed to confront secularism
The seminary course now means that they are well-schooled in prayer - regular daily prayer for many years - and they also have a variety of pastoral experiences.
485 - May 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
He urged the students to retain their Christian identity steadfast and rooted in the communion of the Church and to persevere in prayer play an active part in Church life and build the Church within your universities as a visible community which believes prays gives account for our hope and lovingly welcomes every trace of good truth and beauty in university life.
486 - May 2004 - New liturgy document: Rome affirms right of laity to complain about abuses, Michael Gilchrist
The Eucharistic Prayer is to be recited by the priest alone; he may not change the words nor use an unauthorised Eucharistic Prayer.
487 - Apr 2004 - Letters: Church architecture
Dr Paul Mees excellent article Modern church design (February AD2000) was yet another valid criticism of an architectural movement that continues to create church environments no longer conducive to prayer reflection and devotional concentration.
488 - Apr 2004 - Whatever happened to reverence at Mass?, Matthew Greene
RE curriculum While the lack of reverence on the part of adults attending Mass might be reversed by the clergy young people need further reminders from parents and religious education teachers of the need for quiet prayer and regular short visits to the Blessed Sacrament.
489 - Apr 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
Progress on new English translation of the Missal Comments on draft invited from bishops conferences Bishops in English-speaking countries have been sent copies of a draft translation of the main prayers used at Mass.
490 - Mar 2004 - Books: Lord, Have Mercy : The Healing Power of Confession, by Scott Hahn, Paul Russell
Why not confess to God in prayer?
491 - Mar 2004 - Letters: African Rosary and Prayer Book Appeal (letter), Obour Isaac
The reason is that we are going to hold an adoration program and we would be grateful if any of your readers could help us by providing us with some rosaries and suitable prayer books.
492 - Mar 2004 - Letters: Missal (letter), John Rayner
In the context of saying the Creed us on its own means those who are actually saying the prayer.
493 - Mar 2004 - Ad limina 2004: The 'Statement of Conclusions' five years on, Michael Gilchrist
The Statement called on Australias bishops to confront the reality of abuses referring to the tendency on the part of some priests and parishes to make their own changes to liturgical texts and structures whether by omissions by additions or by substitutions occasionally even in central texts such as the Eucharistic Prayer.
494 - Mar 2004 - Red Mass Homily: Can Lawyers Be Saints?, Bishop Anthony Fisher
What they had in common was a commitment to the truth of the Gospel a deep prayer life and a willingness to give witness to their faith both within their profession and outside it if needs be unto death.
495 - Feb 2004 - Books: The Rosary : Chain of Hope, by Benedict J. Groeschel CFR, Michael E. Daniel
It has been a much loved prayer amongst Catholics for much of the Churchs history.
496 - Feb 2004 - Books: Spiritual Combat Revisited, by Jonathon Robinson, Richard Egan
Jonathan Robinson of the Toronto Oratory has synthesised for the 21st century Christian who wants to get serious about following Christ the wisdom of earlier writers on the ascetical life and on prayer.
497 - Feb 2004 - Letters: New Age?, Fr Don Coutts
Not only does it produce good fruit in my experience but points to the existence of supernatural forces and beings that impact on our lives as well as showing the authority of our Baptism and the power of prayer particularly for the holy souls in purgatory.
498 - Feb 2004 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News Eucharistic Adoration Sydney University society organises prayer for Australias legal system The Sydney University St Thomas More Society hosted 40 hours of Eucharistic Adoration from 14-16 December 2003 for the Australian legal system with a Rosary recited every hour on the hour.
499 - Dec 2003 - Books: Confirmed in the Faith, by Dora Nash, Joanna Bogle
With its bright red cover and medieval-style woodcut illustrations this is a book that states the seriousness and importance of the Sacrament of Confirmation and the information that is presented is laced with prayers to use Scriptures and other material to learn by heart and a sense of system and method.
500 - Dec 2003 - Letters: Inspiring article, Thomas Jones
Going by the favourable responses to his previous pertinent article on Individual confession and Holy Communion which hopefully prompted more Catholics to visit the confessional perhaps his article on the tabernacle will inspire the faithful to experience more fully in their prayer life the presence of the Eucharist.
501 - Dec 2003 - Letters: Centrality of tabernacle, Marie Cassey
No 891: To avoid the arid effects of liturgical rationalism and to promote prayer and reverence let the Eucharist be restored to the truly pre-eminent position in every church.
502 - Dec 2003 - EVENTS: Adore 2004: a Eucharistic Congress for youth
Its aim is to sanctify families and young people through prayer rosary confession adoration and Communion.
503 - Nov 2003 - Reflection: Cardinal Pell on Pope St Gregory the Great and the duties of bishops, Cardinal George Pell
Many Australians think of the Catholic Church as a source of many things: nearly everything in fact except genuine religion - worship prayer and spiritual wisdom.
504 - Nov 2003 - Books: Great books at the best prices!
95 Prayer for Beginners Peter Kreeft This is a classic!
505 - Nov 2003 - Interview: Vatican Cardinal praises Mel Gibson's film 'The Passion'
It is a film that leads the viewer into prayer and reflection into heartfelt contemplation.
506 - Nov 2003 - Vocations: Father James Gould and the hallmarks of successful vocations promotion, Michael Rose
Said Fr Gould of Bishop Welch: He expected the priests to be men of prayer who could preach with courage teach with clarity and serve with charity.
507 - Nov 2003 - Vocations: Missionaries of God's Love congregation flourishes in Canberra, Mary Pidcock
The normal day in an MGL formation house begins with two hours of morning prayer including Mass chanting the Divine Office and one hour of adoration before the exposed Blessed Sacrament.
508 - Oct 2003 - Reflection: Why the tabernacle should be centrally located in our churches, Fr Sebastian Camilleri OFM
With its Florentine-style architecture the chapel is most edifying and conducive to prayer; in fact it is very popular for the celebration of marriages and baptisms and now also for prayer groups seeking a dignified location that accommodates the Blessed Sacrament.
509 - Oct 2003 - Books: Great books at the best prices!
95 Prayer for Beginners Peter Kreeft This is a classic!
510 - Oct 2003 - AD2000 readers' generous response to Queensland Lourdes appeal, Jenny Davies and Nicole King
One AD2000 reader a Christian Brother sent $1000 saying I have already started to pray for Susans healing and will keep her in my prayers each day especially at Mass.
511 - Oct 2003 - Melbourne Archdiocese responds to John Paul II's Year of the Rosary, AD2000 Report
I am pleased to offer this teaching resource to assist you to develop this prayer with students in creative and imaginative ways.
512 - Oct 2003 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
He considered two steps to be essential: Conversion to a profound and deep faith with a life of prayer and sacraments and clear moral teaching and awareness of the teaching that the Church has the Holy Spirit and can give us the way.
513 - Sep 2003 - Reflection: A Christian response to bereavement: Jesus' ministry to the sick and dying, Fr Dennis Byrnes
While I have emphasised the importance of communicating our feelings to sympathetic people I would also strongly encourage the directing of our prayers to an empathetic and healing Jesus while continuing to give and receive love with the deceased through prayer.
514 - Sep 2003 - Letters: Prophetic words (letter), Errol Duke
On the positive side though Our Lady has requested the faithful to be steadfast in their prayer lives - particularly through the sacraments and the Rosary.
515 - Sep 2003 - Understanding the Catholic Liturgy since Vatican II, Dom Alcuin Reid OSB
This theological centrality indeed theological priority of the Liturgy is underlined by the ancient maxim lex orandi lex credendi - the law of prayer is the law of faith: the Church believes as she prays.
516 - Sep 2003 - Events: Hearts On Fire Vocations Congress for Melbourne Archdiocese, Joanne Grainger
Popes anniversary Thursday 16 October is the 25th Anniversary of John Paul IIs Pontificate and Archbishop Hart will be celebrating this event with the Holy Hour for Vocations on that evening also being in prayer for the Pope while the Saturday Mass at St Patricks Cathedral (6pm Vigil) will be the Archdiocesan Mass on his behalf.
517 - Sep 2003 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
There will also be a prayer vigil in preparation for World Missions Sunday organised by the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples in Paul VI Hall.
518 - Aug 2003 - Reflection: The Apocalypse: proclaiming the final victory of Christ and His Church, Fr G.H. Duggan SM
There after rebuking the Bishop of Laodicea for his lukewarmness Christ invites him to engage in contemplative prayer in order to rekindle his earlier fervour.
519 - Aug 2003 - Priests 24/7 : A video documentary, Michael Gilchrist
personal prayer homily preparation and celebrating Mass and the sacraments (marriage and baptism).
520 - Aug 2003 - Catalyst for Renewal Address: The legacy of Vatican II, Archbishop George Pell
The Church always needs purification (semper purificanda) especially through prayer and penance.
521 - Jul 2003 - Letters: Misunderstood (letter), Elsie Cunningham
Yet in Prayer of the Universe he bemoans the loss of immediacy with God because of that first sin.
522 - Jul 2003 - TMC: Adelaide Thomas More Centre Autumn School a success, Emma Benz
Fr Peter Knowles OP a priest of the Byzantine Russian Rite focussed on prayer while Paul Russell the convenor for the Thomas More Centre (SA) addressed the need for more young Catholics to get involved in politics.
523 - Jul 2003 - Orthodox Anglicans close ranks to preserve faith, Nigel Zimmermann
That high priestly prayer of Jesus Christ the night before he was betrayed will only find fulfillment when the two lungs of Christianity the East and the West find full communion.
524 - Jun 2003 - Reflection: Church scandals: focus on the message, not just the messengers, Fr Kevin Brannelly
Abraham whom we call our Father in Faith in the first Eucharistic Prayer lied to the Pharaoh of Egypt swearing that his wife Sarah was his sister and virtually offering her to the Pharaoh to save his own life.
525 - Jun 2003 - Letters: Prayer to Our Lady of Good Counsel (letter), Marie E. Curtin
In the April issue of AD2000 Robert Anderson asked for prayers to Our Lady of Good Counsel.
526 - Jun 2003 - The environment: rediscovering the balanced Catholic perspective, Michael Casanova
This virtue of seeing all things as coming from God and relating to God was caught by Mother Teresa and the Pope by discovering the teachings of the Church and by spending time in prayer in retreats and in programs of reflection which focus deeply on Jesus who suffered died rose and is with us now.
527 - Jun 2003 - Liturgy: John Paul's new encyclical on the Eucharist targets liturgical abuses, Michael Gilchrist
It is the responsibility of pastors to encourage also by their personal witness the practice of Eucharistic adoration and exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in particular as well as prayer of adoration before Christ present under the Eucharistic species.
528 - May 2003 - Reflection: St Francis on individual confession and receiving Holy Communion, Fr Sebastian Camilleri OFM
It is pertinent to note here that when the present Pope was Archbishop of Cracow one day after correcting a young priest of a grave misdemeanour he invited him to share a prayer and then asked him.
529 - May 2003 - Books: Our books are the cheapest!
00 Catherine of Siena: Selected Writings Sr Mary ODriscoll (ed) This is perhaps the best introduction to the prayer and ministry of St Catherine of Siena.
530 - May 2003 - Books: Essentials of the Faith: A Guide to the Catechism / Pastoral Answers, Michael E. Daniel
It also provides themes for reflection and prayer a glossary of terms and ideas for life application.
531 - May 2003 - Review: The Mysteries of Light: Rosary for Children and Youth on cassette, Colleen McGuinness-Howard
au) Responding to Pope John Paul IIs Rosarium Virginis Mariae Perth Catholic Productions the producers of The Rosary for Children and The Rosary for Youth have released another significant contribution to the world of Catholic prayer and education with the Mysteries of Light also known as the Luminous Mysteries.
532 - May 2003 - Books: Life-Giving Love: Embracing God's beautiful design for marriage, Kimberley Hahn, Leanne and Michael Casanova
Their testimony will help you rediscover the path of prayer sacrifice and self discipline that God intends for married couples - the path of life-giving love.
533 - May 2003 - Letters: Praying for priests (letter), Denise Kelly
Our Pope has called for a global rediscovery of the Rosary as the ideal prayer for asking God for His blessing of world peace.
534 - May 2003 - Language: The forgotten language of adoration of God - through words and actions, Audrey English
The traditional way of beginning prayers - Almighty and eternal God - is to be restored in new translations of the Lectionary.
535 - May 2003 - Architecture: 'Re-ordered' and 'new' churches - symptoms of a wider spiritual malaise, Marie Cassey
There was Heaven and Hell fasting before Communion daily prayer and even family prayer.
536 - May 2003 - Cardinal Nguyen Van Thuan (1928-2002): How faith survived in a Communist prison, Cardinal Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan
Freedom I said this prayer to Mary: Mary my Mother if you know that I cannot be of any more use to the Church grant me the grace to die here in prison and consummate my sacrifice.
537 - May 2003 - Why priestly vocations are up in Perth Archdiocese, Debra Warrier
There seems to be a real desire for priestly vocations in the Archdiocese among priests parishes prayer groups and movements he said.
538 - May 2003 - Surge in priestly vocations confounds secular culture, Joanne Grainger
The fourth Sunday of Easter (11 May 2003) has been set aside by the Church as a World Day of Prayer for Vocations.
539 - May 2003 - News: The Church Around the World
Vatican Information Service Latest from Rockhampton Diocese New Eucharistic Prayer and Windmill Lenten program A new Eucharistic Prayer of Healing was recited at a Mass for the priests in-service conference for the Diocese of Rockhampton in February.
540 - Apr 2003 - Reflection: The road to Emmaus: coming to terms with the hard reality of loss, Fr Dennis Byrnes PP
Instead of running from such occurrences we need time to reflect upon them see them through acknowledge them and make them a part of our prayer life.
541 - Apr 2003 - Books: A Seat At The Supper, by Frank Colyer, Mark Posa
However he explains this is not a Church problem and it in no way takes away the nature of the events which go to make visits to the area a genuine prayer-filled experience for pilgrims.
542 - Apr 2003 - Letters: Catholic hospitals? (letter), Tom King
One might have expected the Catholic identity would be removed; however not even an ecumenical prayer area has been spared.
543 - Apr 2003 - Our Lady of Peace: one American parish's successful formula, Arthur J. Brew
He and his brother the late Fr Louis Sweeny growing up in San Francisco credited their faith to their parents whose devotion to the Rosary family prayer and serious individual prayer inspired their priestly careers.
544 - Apr 2003 - Archbishop Hickey's pastoral letter on marriage, Archbishop Barry Hickey
Let them remember the spiritual help that is already available the presence of Christ in their marriage through the grace of the Sacraments and the power and consolation of prayer.
545 - Apr 2003 - News: The Church Around the World
Other topics covered will focus on prayer Christian service and political and social responsibility.
546 - Apr 2003 - Dr Claudio Betti's inspiring visit to Australia, Peter Westmore
In his address Dr Betti addressed the dangerous situation in Iraq saying Only prayer can assist us for a miracle is needed to prevent this war from eventuating.
547 - Mar 2003 - Reflection: Lenten self-denial - at the very heart of our lives with Christ, Fr F.E. Burns
We can overcome this by making a prayer of any hardship pain or discomfort - an effort which will make us stronger.
548 - Mar 2003 - Letters: Apostolate (letter), Barry O'Brien
The Irish-born venerable Matt Talbot (1856-1925) provides an excellent example of a life of prayer and penance.
549 - Mar 2003 - Letters: Church renovation (letter), T.E. Geraghty
It seems incomprehensible that the Magisterium would condone the wholesale devaluation of the tabernacle (and what it contains) from anything less than the focal point of prayer devotion and adoration within a church building proper.
550 - Mar 2003 - New Age ideas: how Catholics should respond, Fr Peter Joseph
There are no secret prayers or formulas to lift burdens off us as if they are a spell.
551 - Mar 2003 - Liturgy: The Mass is the same sacrifice as the Cross, Msgr. Peter J. Elliott
But at every Mass we also gather with them at the empty tomb when the suffering and doubting ceased for the whole of Christs Paschal Mystery is contained in the Mass - his life death and resurrection - hence the words used just after the consecration in each Eucharistic Prayer when: We recall .
552 - Mar 2003 - Ten years on former Anglicans enrich Church, Fr Peter Geldard
For anyone who has shared the joy of an ex-Anglicans ordination it almost goes without notice that there is included within that rite a specific prayer thanking God for that persons past sacramental life.
553 - Mar 2003 - Sydney Archdiocese RE test: behind one school's success story, Michael Gilchrist
The test covers the areas of beliefs and symbols decision-making Mass and the Eucharist sacraments saints Church prayer liturgy and Scripture.
554 - Feb 2003 - Reflection: Lectio Divina: a way to deepen our prayer life and spirituality, Fr Andrew Wise
For example the Sacred Liturgy the Divine Office shared prayer devotions song spontaneous prayer and our own private and personal prayer of the heart.
555 - Feb 2003 - Books: New year reading from AD Books
Prayer Amy Welborn This is the fourth book of a popular series.
556 - Feb 2003 - Brisbane Thomas More Centre: putting faith into action, Sidney Rofe
This will be combined with a prayer room for meditation and devotion.
557 - Feb 2003 - Liturgy: The sacrifice of the Mass: the Eucharistic words of Christ, Msgr Peter J. Elliott
The Mass is the great replay bringing the Cross into our time and space applying the power of the Cross as prayer for the living and the dead.
558 - Feb 2003 - Events: Europe's most influential Catholic lay association coming to Melbourne, Anthony Cappello
The Community of SantEgidio is a Church public lay association with the different communities spread throughout the world sharing the same spirituality and principles which characterise the way of SantEgidio: Prayer an essential part of the life of the community in Rome and communities throughout the world and central to the overall direction of community life.
559 - Feb 2003 - Confronting today's persecution of the Catholic Church, Bishop Luc Matthys
I plead for novenas of prayer penance and mortification for the sanctification of clergy and religious for strength and courage among those whose good name and reputation have been damaged probably beyond repair; at the same time we should also make reparation for sins.
560 - Dec 2002 - Books: Eucharistic Devotion : renewing a timeless tradition / Heart of St Alphonsus, Michael Daniel
Available from AD Books) FROM THE HEART OF SAINT ALPHONSUS: Favorite Devotions From the Doctor of Prayer Editor: Norman Muckerman CSsR (Ligouri Publications 2002 132pp $22.
561 - Dec 2002 - Letters: Forgiveness (letter), John Schmid
However in the light of Luke Chapter 6 we cannot exclude paedophiles from our prayers for their repentance and their salvation.
562 - Dec 2002 - New Vatican Instruction on priesthood: the challenge to be another Christ, AD2000 Report
A priest should zealously foster more priestly vocations (particularly through personal example) encourage visits to the Blessed Sacrament including adoration through solemn exposition - with the Blessed Sacrament lovingly reserved in a tabernacle and provide an authentic pedagogy on prayer and a renewed persuasive and effective catechesis on the importance of the Sunday and daily celebration of the Most Holy Eucharist.
563 - Dec 2002 - Editorial: Christmas 2002: the state of the Church, Peter Westmore
It will depend on our response: our faithfulness and our willingness through prayer sacrifice example and initiative to establish the Kingdom of God.
564 - Nov 2002 - Letters: Office of Bishop (letter), Fr Brendan T. Walters MSC
The successor of Peter is our guarantee and because of Christs prayer a Pope has never officially taught that which offends our Catholic faith.
565 - Nov 2002 - Letters: Radical feminism (letter), Gordon Southern
The real Catholic women I am privileged to know are women seeking transformation in Christ through the truth revealed in the Word of God as transmitted by the magisterium of the Catholic Church; their striving to live with integrity gospel values; their wholehearted participation in the Churchs sacramental life their living a life of prayer.
566 - Nov 2002 - Australian apologist Raymond de Souza's successful overseas lecture tour, AD2000 Report
To fight back that invasion the Pope composed the Prayer to St Michael the Archangel and instructed that it be recited by both priest and congregation kneeling after Mass.
567 - Nov 2002 - Catholic schools: restoring a sense of sin, Br John Moylan CFC
No wonder also there are several calls for Gods mercy in every Mass and such common prayers in the Catholic tradition as the Lords Prayer and the Hail Mary give prominence to acknowledgement of our sinfulness and pray for forgiveness.
568 - Nov 2002 - Opus Dei founder Josemaria Escriva canonised at Papal Mass in Rome, AD2000 Report
He then recalled the advice of Escrivagrave;: first prayer; then expiation; in the third place very much in third place action.
569 - Nov 2002 - Independent inquiry exonerates Archbishop George Pell, Peter Westmore
I found great strength in regular prayer and in reflecting on the great Christian teachings about suffering death and resurrection.
570 - Oct 2002 - Reflection: Devotion to God through the Angelus and Rosary, Fr Fabian Duggan OSB
The Rosary With regard to the saying of the rosary it is questionable whether many Catholics have ever fully understood the full import of this ancient and sacred prayer much loved by the popes and saints of history and credited with astounding miraculous effects.
571 - Oct 2002 - Books: The Courage to be Catholic, by George Weigel, Michael Novak
A deep life of prayer?
572 - Oct 2002 - Letters: Church "renovation" (letter), B. Tooley
Msgr Peter Elliott writes in his book Ceremonies of the Modern Roman Rite: To avoid the arid effects of liturgical rationalism and to promote prayer and reverence let the Eucharist be restored to the truly pre-eminent position in every church.
573 - Oct 2002 - John Henry Newman's critique of liberalism, Michael Davies
Newman emphasised the need for frequent prayer both public and private and for continuous effort self-denial and suffering endured with Christ and accepted for the love of God.
574 - Oct 2002 - Catholic liturgy in the 21st century: major challenges facing the Church, Fr Peter Williams
Given that the liturgy is for most Catholic people their principal exposure to the public life of the Church and for many their only opportunity to be exposed to any formation then the body of prayers that make up the Churchs liturgy must be authentic and faithful in expressing the deposit of faith and the Latin tradition of the Church.
575 - Oct 2002 - Liturgy: Vatican control over ICEL tightens, Dr William Oddie
For the man and woman in the pew perhaps even more eagerly anticipated will surely be liturgical texts less cluttered with clumsy and graceless language texts which will resonate in the heart and stay in the memory to feed thought and prayer long after the Eucharistic action has been completed and we have been dismissed into the world.
576 - Oct 2002 - Commission for Australian Catholic Women justifies its existence, Michael Gilchrist
The Australian bishops proceeded nevertheless with their Social Justice Statement for 2000 with such recommendations as the drawing up of guidelines concerning the use of inclusive language in the liturgy prayer pastoral and social life of the Church and the provision of guidelines materials and resources directed to integrating elements of indigenous Aboriginal culture into the celebration of the liturgy.
577 - Oct 2002 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
After emphasising that a solid formation is fundamental for prayer life and liturgy he said: In this sense faithfulness to doctrine on priestly celibacy for the Kingdom of Heaven must be considered with great esteem for the Church especially priestly life when it comes to discerning the call to unconditional and full surrender in candidates for the priesthood.
578 - Sep 2002 - Music: CD specials from AD Books
00 Morning Prayer Evening Prayer Gregory Norbert Beautiful uplifting chants songs and prayers including Pie Jesu Prayer of St Francis Benedicamus Domino Ave Maria and many others.
579 - Sep 2002 - Books: Think Piece: Religious, Ethical and Moral Values, by Sebastian Camilleri OFM, Mark Posa
Probably the best recommendation for Think Piece can be found in its Foreword written by the co-ordinator of a prayer group in one of Father Sebastians parishes: The contents are of pastoral ethical and educational interest that reveal a wide range of Father Camilleris experience in the field of apostolate and spirituality.
580 - Sep 2002 - Letters: Zero tolerance (letter), J. Dekker
Hoysted (July AD2000) and his reference to zero tolerance is to draw attention to the following: The prayer at Mass In your mercy keep me free from sin.
581 - Sep 2002 - The 1960s 'cultural revolution': from self-sacrifice to self-fulfillment, Fr Gregory Jordan
That ideal of self-sacrifice made demands of every Catholic and was embodied in such practices as Friday abstinence Lenten fasting daily prayer the discipline of certain devotions like Sunday evening devotions or the nine First Fridays and daily Mass maintained by a substantial minority.
582 - Sep 2002 - Promoting Catholic vocations in the Melbourne Archdiocese, Joanne Grainger
This was conducted by Sr Margaret OKeefe CSN Fr Paul Stuart Fr David Cartwright and Miss Rachael Byrnes and involved twelve women from around Melbourne participating in a weekend of prayer reflection and spiritual direction hoping to come to a greater understanding of what is their vocation.
583 - Aug 2002 - Reflection: What Catholics should expect of their priests: men 'clothed in holiness', Fr Fabian Duggan OSB
What they want first and foremost are other Christs men of prayer who can teach by example.
584 - Aug 2002 - Music: 'Live Worship: Lifted', by Emmanuel Worship, Anthony Cappello
A new CD produced by Emmanuel/Worship titled Live Worship: Lifted is just that with the lyrics of its songs representing moving inspirational forms of prayer.
585 - Aug 2002 - Letters: Leaving it to God (letter), Errol P. Duke
Perhaps a backward step needs to be taken more often - with far more prayer reflection love and calmness allowing God to organise us.
586 - Aug 2002 - Letters: Theological accuracy (letter), Jan Chalmers
The Creed the essence of our belief which we pray daily the Our Father given to us as the ideal prayer by Jesus Himself refer to God as masculine.
587 - Aug 2002 - Letters: 'New Catholicism' (letter), Richard Congram
To remain a practising orthodox Catholic today one needs various attributes including a prayer life an unshakeable faith the patience of Job and a rather thick skin.
588 - Aug 2002 - Helping Catholic school students to love the Church, Br John Moylan CFC
Prayer and reflection on the reality of the Church its extraordinary achievements what it is trying to do and on the privilege of belonging to it seem extremely important means in bringing about this change.
589 - Aug 2002 - New program to apply Papal teachings in Melbourne Archdiocese, Michael Gilchrist
A new two-year program or pastoral focus for the Melbourne Archdiocese based on Pope John Paul IIs Apostolic Letter Novo Millennio Ineunte (2001) was launched on 24 May with the release of a pastoral letter by Archbishop Denis Hart and his celebration of Mass in St Patricks Cathedral preceded by a 24 hour prayer vigil organised by Catholic Youth Ministry.
590 - Aug 2002 - Liturgy: New English Missal: Vatican sets guidelines for ICEL, Michael Gilchrist
It found ICELs approach wanting in the area of prayers of petition which it said was adversely affected when many of the texts now appear to say to God rather abruptly: You did a; now do b.
591 - Jul 2002 - Books: A Pope and a Council on the Sacred Liturgy, by Aidan Nichols OP, Msgr Peter J. Elliott
This redemptive trajectory in Mediator Dei was even more clearly summed up by the Fathers at Vatican II when they quoted a liturgical prayer that through the liturgy the work of our redemption is carried on (Sacrosanctum Concilium 2).
592 - Jul 2002 - Letters: 60 Minutes attack (letter), Sam Lynch
My first response was daily prayer for His Grace.
593 - Jul 2002 - Vatican II, church architecture and "reform of the reform", Sidney Rofe
The document speaks of once again designing for the assembly gathered in prayer - as if the church wasnt already a domus ecclesiae.
594 - Jul 2002 - Chavagnes International College for boys, Paul Russell
Their faith development will include daily prayer Mass - with sung vespers on Sundays and major Feasts - and Compline each evening.
595 - Jul 2002 - News: The Church Around the World, AD2000
At a tearful and sombre prayer service on 31 May according to a New York Times report Archbishop Weakland apologised to Catholics of his archdiocese for the scandal that has occurred because of my sinfulness.
596 - Jul 2002 - Saints: Padre Pio canonised: "a model of the priesthood" (John Paul II), Paul MacLeod
Holiness One of the friars who knew him well Fr Eusebio Notte said that the most precise description of Padre Pio was that he was a man become prayer just as was said of St Francis of Assisi.
597 - Jun 2002 - Letters: Good example (letter), Paul Foster
It seems to me that there has now been recognition of the need for good example through prayer and good works by clergy and laity a process which as Archbishop Hart has stated will enable us .
598 - Jun 2002 - How John Paul II's 'new springtime' came to an American parish, Elizabeth A. Wittman
The sanctuary that had been sparsely decorated was now a place of beauty and more formal; it was now palpably a place for prayer.
599 - Jun 2002 - Following our baptismal calling takes courage - Chrism Mass homily, Bishop Geoffrey Jarrett
And add a prayer of gratitude to God for all that your priests mean to you for the priestly service and leadership they have given you over a lifetime and will do so till the end.
600 - Jun 2002 - Liturgy: New English Missal: Archbishop Pell to chair international Vox Clara committee, Michael Gilchrist
The document calls for a more literal approach to translation than has been ICELs previous practice and stresses the importance of using a specifically sacral vocabulary: While the translation must transmit the perennial treasury of orations by means of language understandable in the cultural context for which it is intended it should also be guided by the conviction that liturgical prayer not only is formed by the genius of a culture but itself contributes to the development of that culture.
601 - May 2002 - Books: Beyond Gay, by David Morrison, John S. Webster
Practical advice and reassurance is offered for example to parents of homosexuals and a portion of the book discusses strategies designed to assist those who experience same sex attraction but wish to live out their Christian call to holiness focusing upon the centrality of prayer Eucharist confession and works of charity.
602 - May 2002 - Letters: Need for prayer (letter), Kevin Pitt
With the happenings we have seen of 11 September 2001 in America and the emerging conflicts together with the worldwide attacks on Christians - some close to Australia - one feels today that our nation must return to God in prayer and invoke the aid of our Patroness of Australia Our Lady Help of Christians.
603 - May 2002 - Letters: Priestly formation (letter), Cyril Drew
While there is much that is positive - encouraging the future priest to be a person of prayer for instance - it is sad that Fr Stuart found it necessary to denigrate those involved in his own formation and to suggest that there is less value in the witness of the lay pastoral worker or social worker than that of the ordained; surely we are all equal in Gods love and ministry.
604 - May 2002 - 'The Resurrection in the university' - IMCSA National Conference in Sydney, Nicholas Rynne
Only after prayer he said could one begin to evangelise.
605 - May 2002 - Catholicism in Australia: facing the challenges of Western secularism, Archbishop George Pell
He insists on maintaining worship and prayer devotion to Christ the Son of God as the primary focus.
606 - Apr 2002 - Books: New Titles from AD Books
The Private Prayers of Pope John Paul II Published under the authority of the Vatican this convenient volume brings together Pope John Pauls inspiring reflections and illuminating words of hope peace love compassion and spirituality in a beautiful edition to treasure.
607 - Apr 2002 - Books: Engaged to be Married - A Giftbook for Engaged Couples, Michael Daniel
Appendices contain prayers and extracts from the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
608 - Apr 2002 - Books: Bound To Forgive: The Pilgrimage to Reconciliation of a Beirut Hostage, Michael Daniel
So important is this imperative that each time we pray the Lords Prayer we ask God to forgive us as we forgive those who have sinned against us.
609 - Apr 2002 - Letters: Bare churches (letter), Ned Haliburton
The test case of the new iconoclasm came in 1984 when Bishop Dennis Browne called in a bulldozer to St Patricks Cathedral Auckland to remove the high altar and rip out the pews and kneelers while statues and icons considered a distraction to prayer were replaced on the walls with placards and posters.
610 - Apr 2002 - Letters: Telling the truth (letter), Teresa Martin
Only with truly devout prayer and devout teachings will things turn around.
611 - Apr 2002 - A fresh way for children to learn the faith - Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, Anne Delsorte
Rather a room or atrium is used as a place of simplicity and order prayer and work and community which allows the children to come in contact with Scripture the liturgy of the Church and for older ones the whole of sacred history.
612 - Apr 2002 - Melbourne TMC: The rights and responsibilities of laity in the Catholic Church, Archbishop Denis Hart
As we all know bishops and priests have special responsibilities to teach and to govern the Church and above all else to sanctify the Church by their prayers and their deeds including the celebration of the sacraments.
613 - Apr 2002 - Adelaide Thomas More Centre address: The key elements of Catholic Action today, Archbishop Philip Wilson
And Pope John Paul IIs recent Novo Millennio Ineunte (At the Beginning of the New Millennium) also shed light on the requirements for those involved in Catholic action today - a call to the Gospel and for local churches to be schools of prayer.
614 - Apr 2002 - News: The Church Around the World
The program is closely based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church with the first phase dealing with prayer.
615 - Mar 2002 - Books: Fr Werenfried - A Life, by Joanna Bogle, Michael Daniel
Other publications such as catechisms and prayer books have been distributed not only to assist those in communist and Third World countries but also to bolster the faith of those in the West.
616 - Mar 2002 - Letters: Forgotten teachings, Mrs Hiske Deschepper
I conclude with a prayer of intercession: Let us pray for all lapsed Catholics that they may return to the Church and find peace in their hearts.
617 - Mar 2002 - Letters: Watered-down faith, Teresa Martin
Only with true devout prayer and true devout teachings will things turn around.
618 - Mar 2002 - 'Liturgiam Authenticam', ICEL and the need for improved Mass translations, Anna Silvas
One reads in Liturgiam Authenticam that the faithful should be able to commit to memory at least the more important texts of the Sacred Scriptures and be formed by them even in their private prayer - a cornerstone of liturgical piety one would think.
619 - Mar 2002 - Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration spreads throughout the world, Fr Douglas Harris
Mother Teresa replied: My answer is prayer.
620 - Mar 2002 - News: The Church Around the World
Meanwhile a Taiwanese bishop who participated in the Day of Prayer for Peace at Assisi said the 24 January event offered an important lesson for Catholics in China: only forgiveness will bring reconciliation: If there is no forgiveness there will be no unity between the Church in China the patriotic association and the underground Church faithful to the Pope.
621 - Mar 2002 - St Thérèse's relics make Australian pilgrimage, Mother Teresa OCDM
For security it is covered with a clear permanent plexiglass which has been carried touched kissed and covered with a sheen of love and prayer by millions of people of all races cultures and nations.
622 - Mar 2002 - Editorial: Selecting and forming future priests, Michael Gilchrist
Candidates must be introduced to the practice of prayer meditation and personal asceticism.
623 - Feb 2002 - New Titles from AD Books
00 Australias religious best-seller The Glenstal Book of Prayer: A Benedictine Prayer Book As seen on the ABCs Foreign Correspondent this excellent prayer book from the famous Irish Monastery is based on the Benedictine liturgy the experiences of the monks and the wisdom of the Catholic Church.
624 - Feb 2002 - Letters: Overcoming evil, Mary Beaumont
Prayer can be most powerful.
625 - Feb 2002 - Letters: Liturgical abuses, Michael Baker
And at the conclusion of the Eucharistic Prayer he invited the congregation to join him in proclaiming Through Him with Him in Him .
626 - Feb 2002 - Letters: Remarkable man, Elizabeth Gilmour
He gave us prayer cards as little gifts and if you were one of the many who attended voluntary rosary in the morning he would always ensure you had a pair of rosary beads.
627 - Feb 2002 - Catholic schools and 'youth spirituality', John Kelly
That best includes formation in prayer sacramental life formal Church teaching and practical opportunities of service to others in and outside the Catholic community.
628 - Feb 2002 - Homily: Most Rev Geoffrey Jarrett installed as new Bishop of Lismore, Bishop Geoffrey Jarrett
Having done so well for so long we must be unremitting in prayer and encouragement in home and school that responses to the Lords call will speedily mature in the minds of many of our boys and young men.
629 - Feb 2002 - News: The Church Around the World
Where there are no priests with faith and perseverance prayers must be offered beseeching the Lord for numerous and holy vocations.
630 - Feb 2002 - Archbishop Philip Wilson sets out his agenda for Adelaide, Michael Gilchrist
Earlier in his Southern Cross interview Archbishop Wilson identified three key insights that he plans to emphasise namely the centrality of Sunday Mass in the parishes the key role of the Bible in forming faith and the life of prayer and finally the family as the major focus of the Churchs pastoral activity.
631 - Dec 2001 - Reflection: St Thérèse's 'little way', Kate Cleary
All He needs is a look a cry a prayer and there He is with his arms around us.
632 - Dec 2001 - New Titles from AD Books
95 The Glenstal Book of Prayer A Benedictine Prayer Book As seen on the ABCs Foreign Correspondent recently this excellent prayer book from the famous Irish Monastery is based on the Benedictine liturgy the experiences of the monks and the wisdom of the Catholic Church.
633 - Dec 2001 - Books: Daily Gospel 2002, Bible Diary 2002, Anthony Cappello
The Bible Dairy 2002 adopts the same approach but is beautifully bound with allocated space on each page for the reader to use as a prayer journal.
634 - Dec 2001 - Books: The Prayer Of Jabez' by Bruce Wilkinson, Bill Muehlenberg
THE PRAYER OF JABEZ by Bruce Wilkinson (Multnomah 2000 283pp $29.
635 - Nov 2001 - Books: 'The Glenstal Book Of Prayer: A Benedictine Prayer Book, Mary-Jane Donnellan
THE GLENSTAL BOOK OF PRAYER: A Benedictine Prayer Book (The Columba Press 2001 159pp $27.
636 - Nov 2001 - Books: My Dear Young Friends: Pope John Paul II Speaks to Teens on Life, Love, Courage, Mary-Jane Donnellan
My Dear Young Friends is structured conveniently around 52 weekly reflections each consisting of a quote from John Paul II followed by Think About That Take Action and Say a Prayer segments.
637 - Nov 2001 - Winter school: Evangelising in a "post-pagan" culture, Fr Anthony Mastroeni
We know today that what he wrote was the Prayer to St Michael.
638 - Nov 2001 - Pastoral letter: Taking up John Paul II's concerns about the Sacrament of Penance, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
Penance can be prayers offerings voluntary acts of selfdenial or acts of kindness justice or service to others.
639 - Nov 2001 - Brisbane liturgy director calls Vatican document "a betrayal", Michael Gilchrist
In the following issue of Liturgy News for June 2000 Fr Elich was again unhappy this time because efforts to promote ecumenism through use of common prayers in the liturgy such as the ecumenical Lords Prayer produced by English Language Liturgical Consultation were being blocked at every turn by the Vatican.
640 - Nov 2001 - Tenth Synod of Bishops: Bishops called to courageous witness to the Faith, AD2000
The longest section was devoted to a bishops role in his own diocese: as a teacher of prayer a comfort to the poor a leader for priests an administrator of parishes and an educator of the laity.
641 - Oct 2001 - Books: 'The Spirit of the Liturgy' by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Christopher Quinn
According to Cardinal Ratzinger it helped us to rediscover the liturgy in all its beauty hidden wealth and time-transcending grandeur to see it as the animating centre of the Church the very centre of Christian life at a time when the liturgy was for the laity largely concealed beneath instructions for and forms of private prayer.
642 - Oct 2001 - Letters: Non-Christian gods (letter), Jane Wilks
The well known prayer Hail Holy Queen followed by an invocation to Our Lady Help of Christians would have been a more inclusive choice for a body seeking to meet the spiritual needs of Catholic women.
643 - Oct 2001 - Eternal Word Television Network's missionary outreach, Michael Daniel
The programs to which we listen represent cover a wide range of devotions (the Stations of the Cross Rosary morning prayer and Mass) as well as apologetics and discussion shows presented by leading Catholic speakers e.
644 - Oct 2001 - Education: Mass attendance: a key measure of Catholic schools' effectiveness, Br John Moylan CFC
As unrealistic as it may seem in these circumstances both Polding and Treacy considered Sunday Mass attendance reception of the sacraments and personal prayer outcomes from Catholic schools as matter for assessing the achievement of their goal.
645 - Oct 2001 - Archbishop Hart opens Thomas More Centre Bookroom, Catherine Sheehan
The Archbishop read a prayer which had been written especially for the occasion and blessed the Bookroom after ceremoniously cutting a red ribbon across the front door.
646 - Oct 2001 - Events: Gerry Matatics Visit / Catholic Homeschooling Conference, Parramatta, AD2000
The Saints and Intercessory Prayer and How to study the Bible.
647 - Oct 2001 - Editorial: Liturgy: light at the end of the tunnel, Michael Gilchrist
Cardinal Medina consequently issued a directive prohibiting ICEL from composing original English prayer texts; required the Congregations nihil obstat for the work of the ICEL advisory committee and secretariat staff; and required that future translations accurately and fully convey the content of the original texts.
648 - Sep 2001 - Reflection: Saint Catherine of Siena: how to receive the Eucharist more worthily, Sr Mary Jeremiah OP
For those of us who do not experience this spiritual hunger it is never too late to turn to the Spirit in prayer.
649 - Sep 2001 - Books: 'Padre Pio: In My Own Words', ed. Anthony F. Chiffolo, Mary-Jane Donnellan
For a time because of ill-health he was forced to reside at home but he always remained faithful to his studies prayer and fasting.
650 - Sep 2001 - Letters: Feminists (letter), Margaret Jones
This would set orthodox Catholics free from having to listen to dissenters and allow them to get on with living their Faith accepting Papal authority and heeding the Church-approved messages of Our Lady which urge regular confession worthy reception of the Eucharist prayer and fasting daily rosary and Scripture reading as ways of putting us on the road to holiness.
651 - Sep 2001 - Why today's secular culture is anti-Catholic, James Hitchcock
Of course prayer is critically important since ultimately things are in the hands of God.
652 - Sep 2001 - Commission for Australian Catholic Women: Executive members' feminist views, Richard Egan
The personal views of some members of the Commission are however also being expressed in the prayer rituals used at meetings of the Commission.
653 - Sep 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Daily prayer and Scripture study are needed he said to hear God properly and to equip educators with the vision to see Christ in the face of those we serve.
654 - Sep 2001 - Archbishop Hart's reception at St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne - Homily, Archbishop Denis Hart
My motto Constant in Faith is for me both a prayer and a pledge to serve the Church and the wider community as a teacher and defender of the constant faith of the Church.
655 - Aug 2001 - Books: Learning to Pray, by Julie Keleman, Anthony Cappello
But this book is written for children and therefore contains a scattering of cartoons stories and anecdotes that may assist a child in the important practice of prayer.
656 - Aug 2001 - Letters: Orthodox seminary (letter), Paul Chigwidden
Our task is simple - prayer.
657 - Aug 2001 - Denver Archdiocese: the future of Catholicism, David Scott
In nine previous years as Bishop of Rapid City South Dakota he had established a reputation for solid teaching and a prayerful simple way of life: he still does his own laundry and cooking and answers all his own mail.
658 - Aug 2001 - After 14 years: why does AD2000 continue?, Michael Gilchrist
When people become disheartened and think they have to resign themselves to the inevitability of priestless parishes - which can all too easily become a self-fullfilling prophecy - we attempt to build hope by suggesting strong episcopal leadership and prayer and penance for vocations as a positive alternative.
659 - Aug 2001 - Editorial: The Assumption of Our Lady: 15 August, Michael Gilchrist
From the earliest times the Blessed Virgin is honoured under the title of Mother of God under whose protection the faithful take refuge together in prayer in all their perils and needs.
660 - Jul 2001 - Corpus Christi Seminary Inquiry Day
Young men in their senior years of secondary school (Years 11 and 12) or under 35 years old who wish to find out more about the diocesan priesthood as a vocation are invited to spend a day at Corpus Christi College for prayer Mass lunch talks and a tour of the seminary.
661 - Jul 2001 - Books: The Gift of the Rosary: How to make and How and Why to Pray, by Brian Peachey, Barry Morgan
A central expression of this affection has been the recitation of the simple string of prayers called the Rosary.
662 - Jul 2001 - Carnivale Christi: an inspiring display of Christian culture, Angela Smith
Carnivale Christi ended as it had begun: in prayer and with one final performance from the festival choir.
663 - Jul 2001 - AD2000 makes impact on the Internet, Francis Young
Books that sell today deal with personal holiness prayer saints lives the Eucharist Our Lady and conversion stories - despite the oddball desire of some well-known publishers to spend their advertising budgets pushing faded pop religion that was already dull by the 1970s.
664 - Jul 2001 - New Vatican guidelines call for sound, accurate liturgy translations, Michael Gilchrist
Apart from insisting on a more literal approach to translation (unlike previous looser guidelines) the document also sees great importance in the use of a specifically sacral vocabulary: While the translation must transmit the perennial treasury of orations by means of language understandable in the cultural context for which it is intended it should also be guided by the conviction that liturgical prayer not only is formed by the genius of a culture but itself contributes to the development of that culture.
665 - Jun 2001 - Reflection: The priest: mediator between God and man, Archbishop George Pell
We must never forget the mystical supernatural dimension of our priestly identity and work which is nourished by our lives of action liturgically and in service but especially by our regular personal prayer.
666 - Jun 2001 - Books: 'Praying with Thomas Aquinas' by Houle, Monshau and Norris, Catherine Sheehan
Based on St Thomas Summa Theologicae this beautiful guide to prayer takes the reader through 15 meditations.
667 - Jun 2001 - Books: 'The Wedding Present' by Viscountess Margaret Long, Michael Daniel
The impetus for this book was a request from a friend to give her a notebook containing spiritual maxims and passages for prayer and thought as a wedding present.
668 - Jun 2001 - Books: 'As One Struggling Christian to Another: Augustine's Christian Ideal for Today', Bill Muehlenberg
Whether the issue is one of the struggle to find God of coming to terms with God of struggling with prayer of learning about faith of wrestling with a persistent sin or of learning how to relate to other people the experiences of Augustine offer a wealth of insight and encouragement to todays spiritual pilgrims.
669 - Jun 2001 - Light to the Nations 2001 - Young Australian Catholics celebrate their faith, Mary-Jane Donnellan
After the Holy Thursday Mass we had the opportunity to reflect on areas in need of our prayers: the Church herself respect for life youth vocations missions and evangelisation.
670 - Jun 2001 - Anglican defence of Catholic inter-Communion ban, Fr Geoffrey Kirk
They would be inclined to say that communicants identify themselves with the faith of the Church by their active participation in the liturgy including reciting the Nicene Creed (or the Apostles Creed) and by the assent that they make through congregational acclamations and the various Amens said by the people not least at the end of the Eucharistic Prayer and at the moment of actual reception of the sacred elements.
671 - Jun 2001 - Annual women priests protest in Adelaide, AD2000 Report
A Gathering Prayer then followed: We are going to face each of the four directions calling for the strength and courage that is required to keep believing that justice will prevail in our church.
672 - Jun 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
Archbishop Hickey said examples of the areas in which deacons could find a role included the preparation and celebration of weddings and baptisms in funerals preaching formation prayer groups evangelisation in country parishes and as chaplains to state schools universities and spiritual groups.
673 - Jun 2001 - Archbishop Pell installed in Sydney, Michael Gilchrist
We should pray that in the years ahead a sufficient number of young men will be on a wavelength that enables them to hear Christs call to the priesthood to join those gallant priests expending themselves in faithful service and prayer in the Archdiocese and elsewhere.
674 - May 2001 - Books: 'Great Christian Prayers' by Stephen Redmond SJ, Peter Westmore
Great Christian Prayers by Stephen Redmond SJ (Dublin Columba Press 2001 111pp RRP $22.
675 - May 2001 - Books: 'Becoming Fire' by Fr Ken Barker mgl, Peter Westmore
The reasons for this stem partly from the difficulty in going beyond vague and general principles - live a moral life model yourself on Christ develop the practice of regular prayer - to the point where it provides real and practical assistance in reorganising ones life to give due weight to its spiritual component.
676 - May 2001 - Letters: 'Courage' (letter), John Dodwell
Courage Melbourne is a group of people who meet weekly for prayer fellowship and sharing with the goal of supporting and encouraging those members who are struggling with a homosexual orientation and wish to live a chaste life in accordance with the teachings of the Church.
677 - May 2001 - Why John Henry Newman converted to Catholicism, Michael Davies
He and a few younger companions led lives of great asceticism and prayer including recitations of the Divine Office of the Catholic Church in the very simple chapel.
678 - May 2001 - New WA Catholic schools document stresses orthodoxy
To meet students needs catechesis had to base itself on the Creed the Sacraments Life in Christ and the Lords Prayer - the four sections of the Catechism of the Catholic Church with focus on celebrating Mary as the model Christian disciple and on learning about the lives of the martyrs and saints.
679 - May 2001 - 'Systematic instruction in the faith' program to be launched in July, Bishop Luc Matthys
This calls for a Christian life distinguished in the art of prayer.
680 - Apr 2001 - Books: The Apostles' Creed, Defend the Faith and other apologetics topics, Michael Daniel
The Family and Human Life examines ethical issues notably those most under siege in our contemporary secular society while Law and Life discusses the Ten Commandments the Seven Sacraments and the Lords Prayer.
681 - Apr 2001 - Letters: Dress code (letter), Raymond de Souza
So thumbs up for the Jewish dress code and above all to their courage in standing up for their principles of respect in a house of prayer.
682 - Apr 2001 - Letters: ACU Syllabus (letter), John Kelly
In addition to the serious deficiencies of course content itemised in Mr Gilchrists article there are further issues to be addressed if ACUs offerings are to be credibly Catholic: a growing regard of theology exclusively as an academic exercise and career qualification that can be pursued independently of its genesis in faith and the practice of prayer and sacramental life; a failure to recognise the divinely given nature of revelation and faith and a misplaced emphasis on the construction rather than Apostolic derivation of theological truth and meaning; a postmodernist lack of conviction about the objectivity and knowability of truth and the ability of language to make valid affirmations about God.
683 - Apr 2001 - Letters: Melbourne RE texts (letter), Barbara Chigwidden
Further in Level 3A in the section on prayer an Aboriginal Our Father is given.
684 - Apr 2001 - How to avoid banal, superficial liturgies, Bishop Kevin Manning
The Christian assembly for some can easily become a purely social event which largely foregoes personal prayer.
685 - Apr 2001 - John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family to open in July 2001, AD2000 Report
Those teaching at the Institute will be mandated by the Church - in line with John Paul IIs Ex Corde Ecclesiae - and students will be encouraged to participate in the liturgical and prayer life with fellow students and faculty in the Institutes chapel and at the nearby Cathedral.
686 - Mar 2001 - Books: Why I Am A Priest: Thirty Success Stories, ed. Boadt, Hunt, Katie Lindorff
The stories differ of course but they all have similar themes running through them: their love of the Church of the Pope of the Holy Eucharist and of prayer are clearly evident in each of the stories.
687 - Mar 2001 - Books: Come To The Father: An Invitation to Share the Catholic Faith, Aidan Nichols OP, Christopher Quinn
Thus the place of the Virgin Mary of the saints of relics and images of purgatory and of prayer for the dead are all covered.
688 - Mar 2001 - Letters: Poem to Our Lady, Marion Craig
With mother-mantle sheltering your children Who cling and creep confiding in your care; Your lovely womans face alight with pleading The Almighty Deity Who heeds your prayer.
689 - Mar 2001 - Letters: Supernatural order (letter), Fr G.H. Duggan SM
When we address the Father in prayer we are linked with the Eternal Son as members of the Mystical Body of which He is the head.
690 - Mar 2001 - Cardinal Ratzinger on 'Third Secret' of Fatima
That here a mothers hand had deflected the fateful bullet only shows once more that there is no immutable destiny that faith and prayer are forces which can influence history and that in the end prayer is more powerful than bullets and faith more powerful than armies.
691 - Mar 2001 - How monastic life can reinvigorate the Church, Fr Peter Knowles OP
The monastic way is a living of prayer as forged by the doctrine and directions of the Church.
692 - Mar 2001 - News: The Church Around the World
John Paul II answered the question last January when he received 200 members of the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music - founded by Pope Pius X in 1910: The criteria that should inspire every composition and rendition of songs and sacred music is that of beauty which inspires prayer.
693 - Feb 2001 - Books: 'The Sacred Liturgy', 'Discovering the Mass', by a Benedictine monk, Christopher Quinn
The author advocates a practical approach: My advice to those of you who wish to nourish your own life of prayer with the public liturgical prayer of the Church is to do as you would if you were prospecting for gold.
694 - Feb 2001 - A former heroin addict's personal testimony
God did answer my prayers.
695 - Feb 2001 - Liturgy: when will the 'Statement of Conclusions' make an impact?, Michael Gilchrist
Then followed what was described as an adapted Lords Prayer: God our provider and creator you are bigger than our little world.
696 - Feb 2001 - The finest RE texts produced to date, Anthony Cappello
The primary pupils own life is introduced to the person of Jesus beginning with unit one Our Prayer Place where the child is introduced to personal prayer with a delightful home activity of setting up a prayer place with a candle a cross on a small table and in this prayer place the child is reminded that Jesus you are with me.
697 - Feb 2001 - New RE texts launched in Melbourne's Catholic schools, Michael Gilchrist
That title has been extended to the new text books because this provides the vision and goal of the whole course - that Catholic students should know God and the teachings of the Church should relate to God personally in worship and prayer and live this each day according to the Christs new law of love.
698 - Dec 2000 - Reflection: The coming of Christ on earth, Pope John Paul II
It is rendered fruitful and animated by prayer of adoration and praise of God.
699 - Dec 2000 - New Australian women's religious order, Sr Carmel Doherty
Five years of prayer study and research said Sr Carmel have made clear that it is timely to bring forth in this country Fr Woods missionary idea of service to especially honour Our Lady among priests and people thus completing his own broad vision of loving service to Australia.
700 - Dec 2000 - The 'new breed' of orthodox seminarians, Carter H. Griffin
Hence the focus on personal holiness and prayer the love for the tried and true the sense of missionary zeal.
701 - Dec 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News US bishop urges prayer for vocations Jubilee Station Mass in Arlington Virginia Continuing with the Jubilee Station Masses last October Bishop Paul S.
702 - Nov 2000 - Reflection: Brother Andrew (1928-2000): returning to spiritual basics, Brother Andrew
The self-destruction of many of these orders and institutions through a loss of the faith-vision in Christ and reliance on his grace and providence in the face of difficulties and limitations as well as the loss of regular personal and community prayer in daily life.
703 - Nov 2000 - Books: Hungry For God: Practical Help in Personal Prayer by Ralph Martin, Michael Daniel
Hungry For God: Practical Help in Personal Prayer by Ralph Martin (Ignatius Press 2000 157pp RRP $21.
704 - Nov 2000 - New lay apostolate: Confraternity of the Holy Name of Jesus, Barry O'Brien
By the very nature of our organisation our membership has up until now been on an individual and family basis united in prayer and penance rather than consisting of great numbers from any one particular area or parish.
705 - Nov 2000 - The Great Jubilee: reaffirming the spiritual power of indulgences, Catherine Cavanagh
Spiritual pilgrimage Another way for anyone unable to travel is to make a spiritual pilgrimage by uniting oneself spiritually with those making a pilgrimage in person and praying the prayers and fulfilling the conditions at home.
706 - Nov 2000 - Canonisation of 120 Chinese martyrs: has much changed under communism?, AD2000 Report
1 October was in fact the feast of St Thrse of Lisieux patron of missionary work who wrote about her prayer for the Chinese missions.
707 - Oct 2000 - An authentic Christian spirituality grounded in objective revelation, Michael Daniel
He entered because he wanted a life of communal prayer also because he sought obedience.
708 - Oct 2000 - How language transforms a Christian society into a secular society, Audrey English
Words like Our Lord blessings grace offering up prayer sacrifice ought to be in current daily use.
709 - Oct 2000 - Contentious Social Justice Statement on women's participation published, Michael Gilchrist
A further example of the documents feminist bias is its proposal Through the Bishops Committee for the Liturgy to look into the possibility of providing at the national level guidelines and education as well as appropriate resources to provide rituals to be used in the absence of a priest in the prison and hospital apostolates; the provision of guidelines materials and resources directed to integrating elements of indigenous Aboriginal culture into the celebration of the liturgy; the drawing up of guidelines concerning the use of inclusive language in the liturgy prayer pastoral and social life of the Church; and the establishment of guidelines to assist with the understanding and implementation of Canons 766 and 767 concerning lay preaching.
710 - Sep 2000 - Ensuring our schools are truly Catholic, Br John Moylan CFC
Classroom prayer has been a strong feature of Australian Catholic schools in much of their short history.
711 - Sep 2000 - The 'Statement of Conclusions' and liturgy: what needs to be done, Msgr Peter J. Elliott
Their particular target is kneeling during the eucharistic prayer or at the consecration.
712 - Sep 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Other advice includes: When reading Scripture or in prayer reduce the number of male pronouns for God (without making the text sound ridiculous).
713 - Sep 2000 - Rome calls for new emphasis on the sacred at Mass, AD2000 Report
Tabernacle On the matter of the location of a tabernacle the instruction Eucharistic Mysterium and 1975 General Instruction are recalled with the direction given that the Most Blessed Sacrament should be reserved in a tabernacle in a part of the church which is noble worthy conspicuous well-decorated and suitable for prayer.
714 - Aug 2000 - Reflection: Re-discovering holiness will lead to more priestly vocations: Cardinal Daly, Cardinal Cahal Daly
It can be overcome only by a great renewal of Christian life in all its aspects and by a deeper immersion in God through prayer and the pursuit of holiness.
715 - Aug 2000 - Cardinal Ratzinger on 'Third Secret' of Fatima
That here a mothers hand had deflected the fateful bullet only shows once more that there is no immutable destiny that faith and prayer are forces which can influence history and that in the end prayer is more powerful than bullets and faith more powerful than armies.
716 - Aug 2000 - Rockhampton: shuffling deck chairs on the 'Titanic', AD2000 Report
A Holistic experience of God through Exercise and Massage: There will be two reflective experiential prayer sessions.
717 - Aug 2000 - Archbishop Hickey on Perth's priestly vocations success story, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
Approach If I were to summarise my approach it would be as follows: Create a real desire for priestly vocations at all levels in the Church: among priests parishes schools prayer groups and movements and in tertiary institutions.
718 - Jul 2000 - John Bradburne: Zimbabwe martyr and lepers' friend
On the anniversary of Bradburnes death over 6000 people paid tribute to his memory with a candle-lit procession and an all- night vigil Midnight Mass was celebrated on his prayer track.
719 - Jun 2000 - Shedding further light on the English Reformation under Edward VI, Michael Daniel
The 1552 edition of the Book of Common Prayer was restored with only minor modifications by the Act of Uniformity in 1559.
720 - Jun 2000 - New Primate: Anglican divisions intensify, Rev David Robarts
What held Anglicanism together not least during its considerable missionary expansion from the seventeenth century onwards was no centralised authority but a cultural continuity fortified by allegiance to the Book of Common Prayer and belief in an inherited apostolic order.
721 - Jun 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Such a text is clearly no more suited for private prayer than it is for public proclamation.
722 - Jun 2000 - Archbishop Hickey reins in abuses in Sacrament of Penance, AD2000 Report
For your penance when you return to your seat say a prayer for each other.
723 - May 2000 - Books: 'Three Inns of Everlasting Happiness' by Fr Fabian Duggan, Catherine Sheehan
00 posted 154 Docker Street Wagga Wagga NSW 2650) The term contemplative prayer often brings to mind images of monks or nuns living cloistered lives or great mystics like St Teresa of Avila experiencing ecstasies through the union of their mind with Christs.
724 - Apr 2000 - Coming Home Network: a Catholic apostolate for converts, Marcus Grodi
However after many years of searching study prayer and at times painful disagreement my wife and I now know that I must resign from my pastorate so that our family can come home to the Catholic Church.
725 - Apr 2000 - Impressive gathering of young people attend TMC Summer School, Michael Daniel
Kate Cleary of Melbournes Caroline Chisholm Library spoke about the importance of personal prayer and Bishop Denis Hart delivered a talk on the meaning and value of pilgrimages in the Jubilee Year with a focus on the spirituality and theology of a pilgrimage.
726 - Apr 2000 - John Paul II calls for recovery of the true spirit of Vatican II, AD2000 Report
Referring to liturgical renewal he showed how the reform was developed in continuity with Tradition although evidently the change of language was not enough to understand that liturgical movement must always be an action of man directed to God and not just a simple expression of the context in which prayer and the liturgy take place.
727 - Apr 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
Catholic World News Benedictine nuns on the Internet Londons Tyburn Convent meets spiritual needs of thousands worldwide Though they pray continuously in shifts throughout the day and night the 19 nuns at the Tyburn Convent in central London have discovered that e-mails can be the answers to other peoples prayers.
728 - Mar 2000 - Reflection: Does Lent retain its spiritual meaning today?, Mary Kenny
There isnt a word about prayer about spirituality about saving souls.
729 - Mar 2000 - Books: 'Building Family Prayer and Traditions' by Steve Givens, Catherine Sheehan
Building Family Prayer and Traditions aims to reintroduce to families this beautiful enriching and greatly needed dimension of Christian and Catholic life.
730 - Mar 2000 - Biography: Fulton J. Sheen: prophetic inspiration for today's new evangelisation, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
They presumed faith in calling the people back to prayer and the conversion of life.
731 - Mar 2000 - Education: Religious education: putting the emphasis back on God, Br John Moylan CFC
Some tried and true methods among many others used in the past include making the liturgical year a highlight in the classroom and home clear thorough and tested knowledge of doctrines prayers Church and Bible history etc the use of aspirations devotional practices inspiring stories of the saints on their feast days the use of the initials AMDG (Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam) at the top of each page punctuating the school day with set prayer every hour and the bringing of flowers for Our Ladys altar.
732 - Mar 2000 - US Bishops favour prominence of tabernacle, AD2000 Report
First of all it makes it possible for us to reinforce our belief in the Holy Eucharist and the Real Presence by the way in which the Blessed Sacrament is greeted as the people come in make a genuflection; as they keep a prayerful silence before the Mass begins .
733 - Feb 2000 - Letters: Persecution (letter), George F. Simpson
The residents lives of prayer fasting penance and loving obedience to the Holy Father are an inspiring example as is the reverence at Mass and the various ceremonies.
734 - Feb 2000 - Books: 'A Victorian Convert Quintet' by Michael Clifton, Michael Daniel
However his beliefs seemed to be an eclectic mixture of Anglican and Catholic teachings manifested by the funery requests in his will: Requiem Mass followed by burial office from the Book of Common Prayer.
735 - Feb 2000 - Tom Monaghan: the tycoon who sold his assets to serve the Church, Patrick Ward
Each meeting starts with prayer and opportunities for confession.
736 - Feb 2000 - The comunità: a new form of monastic life for Australia, Peter Westmore
The comunit is committed to a contemplative life with particular devotion to the reverent celebration of the Mass fidelity to the teachings of the Church prayer (including the Divine Office) and study of the Bible and the Early Fathers of the Church.
737 - Feb 2000 - News: The Church Around the World
APREL encourages prayer sacrifice and participation in the Eucharistic Sacrifice and Adoration in the cause of perseverence by religious men and women and for more vocations.
738 - Dec 1999 - On the Highway to Heaven: Wagga priest's trucking apostolate, Fr Thomas Casanova
Often people who began with a good humoured stir have ended up asking for prayers for themselves like one young man in a South Australian pub (I evangelise in pubs too) who said Father Ive never spoken to a priest before.
739 - Dec 1999 - The Enneagram: recipe for apostasy?, Rick Kephart
Prayer is talked about as part of the Enneagram but its definition of prayer has nothing to do with God: prayer is absorbing elements from the environment into oneself or projecting oneself into the environment or delving into nothingness.
740 - Oct 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
Within these are to be found examples of the seven foundation stones for catechetical content identified by the General Directory for Catechesis (1997): The Creed The Sacraments The Ten Commandments The Lords Prayer The Old Testament The New Testament and the History of the Church.
741 - Sep 1999 - Reflection: A spirit of poverty and the level of vocations: how they connect, Fr Fabian Duggan OSB
Many stories are told of answers to prayer when the need was the greatest.
742 - Sep 1999 - Spirituality: West Australian Rosary tapes: a growing international success story, Colleen McGuiness-Howard
I spoke throughout Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in cathedrals abbeys churches schools gatherings Rosary and prayer groups and to people at large in varieties of places; even in the wonderful Drummond Hotel in Limavady Ballykelly County Derry in Northern Ireland where they have a very strong fervent prayer group spearheaded by the proprietors Mairead and James Peoples.
743 - Sep 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
Chicagos Cardinal speaks out on moral issues Abortion and contraception linked Cardinal Francis George Archbishop of Chicago said he was surprised at the reaction of local media after his participation in a peaceful prayer service before an abortion clinic held a few weeks ago.
744 - Aug 1999 - Reflection: Hymn In honour of Our Lady's Assumption, Fr Ramsey Williams SSC
This conviction found expression in writings sermons practices of devotion and prayers to Mary assumed into heaven.
745 - Aug 1999 - The pipe organ and Catholic liturgy: an expression of Church teaching, Jeremy Fletcher
This fine pipe organ will inspire a sense of prayer and worship of God through music.
746 - Jul 1999 - A successful French seminary that follows the Curé of Ars tradition, Francis Davidson
It soon became a model parish through the new priests hard work fasting and prayer.
747 - Jun 1999 - New Missal a 'decided improvement' concludes US Archbishop Elden Curtiss, Archbishop Elden Curtiss
Translating the Hebrew or Greek of the Sacred Scriptures and the Latin of the Roman Missal (the Lectionary and Sacramentary) into modern English which is suited to public prayer and proclamation is no easy task.
748 - Jun 1999 - The Rosary for Youth
It is designed to provide a deeper understanding of Jesus Mary and the Catholic faith through individual family and group prayer.
749 - Jun 1999 - Fr. Frank Andersen's new book on the Eucharist: how Catholic is it?, Des O'Hagan
67): Christ is so rendered present as to be truly really and substantially experienced and It the epiclesis is the prayer of calling down the Spirit of God upon the gifts of bread and wine so that they be changed into the Body and Blood of Jesus (p.
750 - Jun 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
The two children to be beatified died two years after the apparitions Lucia the third entered a convent to consecrate her life to prayer far from the curiosity and fame which the apparitions caused.
751 - Jun 1999 - Pope John Paul II denounces 'ethnic cleansing', rejects war in Yugoslavia, Catholic World News
The Pope promised that the Holy See would do everything possible through diplomatic efforts prayers and public appeals to advance the cause of peace in the region.
752 - Jun 1999 - Editorial: Bishops address the crisis of faith, Michael Gilchrist
While the ultimate destiny of the Catholic Church in Australia remains in Gods hands - and hence the power of prayer and sacrifice should not be overlooked - God helps those who help themselves.
753 - May 1999 - Association of Catholic Families: meeting challenges to today's family, Chris and Mary Clare Meney
These days involve the recitation of both Pope John Paul IIs Prayer for Families and of the Rosary and also incorporate a brief talk on some aspect of family life.
754 - May 1999 - Victoria's Governor pays tribute to Dr Mannix, Sir James Gobbo
Archbishop Mannix was an intellectual scholar man of prayer international figure educationalist orator and wit.
755 - May 1999 - Vocations: Confronting today's vocations crisis, Fr Paul Stuart
The religious orders that are thriving are surely those with contented and purposeful nuns and brothers who are visible and radical signs of prayer community and holy activity.
756 - Apr 1999 - Presenting Catholic apologetics to a wider Australian public, AD2000 Report
Varied topics Talks were given on topics as varied as the divinity of Jesus Christ the Resurrection the Real Presence in the Eucharist the Biblical inspiration of the prayer of the Rosary why contraception is against the mind of Christ the Biblical foundations of priestly celibacy and why the Church cannot ordain women to the priesthood.
757 - Apr 1999 - Adelaide Archdiocese on the brink over general absolutions, AD2000 Report
He said that after much prayer and consideration he came to realise that accepting the challenge from those in authority was a necessary part of belonging to a universal Church.
758 - Apr 1999 - Editorial: Many matters in need of attention, Peter Westmore
In the meantime urgent prayer - particularly before the forthcoming Bishops Conference - is needed for a satisfactory resolution of the current impasse over the Third Rite of Reconciliation.
759 - Mar 1999 - Pilgrim Statue Of Mary Help Of Christians welcomed in Brisbane, Patrick Quirk
Parish Councils prayer groups and other parish organisations wishing to host the statue are encouraged to approach their parish priest requesting him to invite the statue to the parish.
760 - Mar 1999 - Vocations: The Brothers of St Francis: a sign of renewal in religious life, Fr Christopher Sharah FSF
I told him that I felt called to live a more radical simple and prayerful life to faithfully live my vocation as a necessary response to the current crisis in religious life.
761 - Mar 1999 - Charles Chaput: a remarkable American Archbishop, Louis Power
Much of this flowering of vocations can be attributed to a Spirituality Year during which young men are invited to make a commitment for one year and are then put through a formation program which includes much prayer a 30-day Ignatian retreat and an emphasis on the teachings and doctrines of the Church as presented in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (The Holy Spirits gift to the Church remarks the Archbishop).
762 - Mar 1999 - News: The Church Around the World
He added that having a separate chapel for Eucharistic reservation and devotion is already the case in the overwhelming majority of Cathedrals in Australia and in the four major Basilicas in Rome and that such a chapel would encourage and enhance private prayer whereas the principal liturgical space which centres on the altar is a public space for communal prayer.
763 - Feb 1999 - Bob Billings (1915-1999): outstanding Catholic layman, Peter Westmore
Visiting him in hospital I often interrupted him at prayer.
764 - Feb 1999 - Brompton Oratory: London's liturgical oasis, Joanna Bogle
The liturgy follows fully and exactly the rubrics of the Church complete with incense genuflections bowing and the correct and exact wording of every prayer and Scripture reading.
765 - Feb 1999 - Liturgy: Cardinal Ratzinger on the old and the new Mass, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger
They are expressions of the life of the Church in which are distilled the faith the prayer and the very life of whole generations and which make incarnate in specific forms both the action of God and the response of man.
766 - Feb 1999 - John Paul II throws down the gauntlet to Australia's bishops, AD2000 Report
Commenting on the Statement the Pope said I earnestly recommend to your prayer and reflection to your responsibility and action the document which summarises your meetings with the various Dicasteries of the Holy See.
767 - Dec 1998 - Pope John Paul II calls for more 'balance' in the reformed liturgy, AD2000 Report
Todays young Catholics are he said unburdened by the ideological agenda of an earlier time enabling them to speak simply and directly of their desire to experience God especially in prayer both public and private.
768 - Dec 1998 - Thomas More Centre's Sydney Spring School, Anthony English
This has recently been opened as a centre of prayer and reparation in the Diocese of Parramatta.
769 - Sep 1998 - Books: Why Christianity must Change or Die, by Bishop John Selby Spong, Frank Mobbs
Prayer is what I am doing when I live wastefully passionately and wondrously (p.
770 - Aug 1998 - Australian Rosary tape's success story, Colleen McGuiness-Howard
Prayer groups have found the tape helpful while many mothers and grandmothers have bought it for children and for themselves as the ideal gift.
771 - Aug 1998 - Education: Catholic schools: Do they make enough difference?, Br John Moylan CFC
Are they through the example of well-liked teachers and peers teaching that prayer frequent reception of the Sacrament of Penance - as called for by our Supreme Pastor - and at least weekly Eucharistic practice are really not important?
772 - Jul 1998 - Inclusive language: 'eventually all nonsense implodes upon itself', Gerald Wilson
The move to introduce inclusive language into the scriptures and the liturgy therefore if successful threatens to obliterate many traditional terms which are part of our linguistic heritage by replacing them with unwieldy artificial substitutes and to change the theological perceptions and eventually the beliefs of the ordinary Catholic in the pew because lex orandi is lex credendi: the law of prayer establishes the law of belief; the liturgy is the school of faith; and the way one prays ultimately determines for better or worse the way or what one believes.
773 - Jun 1998 - John Henry Newman on liturgical tradition, Cardinal John Henry Newman
We sometimes meet with men who ask why we observe these or those ceremonies or practices; why for example we use forms of prayer so cautiously and strictly?
774 - Jun 1998 - New Texts the key to reshaping religious education, Msgr Peter J. Elliott
I am also currently working on a program of enriching the prayer life of our school communities.
775 - Apr 1998 - Holy See rejects the latest ICEL submission
The deep dissatisfaction which many Catholics have felt about the inferior quality and inaccuracy of English translations of Mass prayers and readings used in the reformed liturgy since Vatican II has come to a head in the Holy Sees rejection of the latest production from ICEL (International Commission on English in the Liturgy).
776 - Nov 1997 - A young Catholic woman's defence of Church teachings, Anna Silvas
Immersed as we are in the modern free-market of thought we have great need of careful spiritual discernment that is a strong critical awareness based on faith and formed by authentic Church teaching and a serious life of prayer.
777 - Oct 1997 - Reflection: St Therese of Lisieux: only half the story, Msgr Peter J. Elliott
We can try and enter that mystery deeper through reflecting on her life of prayer.
778 - Apr 1997 - Disabled journalist: euthanasia is 'incompatible with human dignity', Peter Dwan
I was able to tell him that I seldom became depressed and that when I did I just said a few prayers and was soon my cheery old self again.
779 - Apr 1997 - Brisbane Archdiocese booklets: how to make parishes 'zoom along', Michael Gilchrist
The variety of prayer experiences provided in the parish encompasses the diversity of Catholic traditions of spirituality particularly a spirituality that deals with the reality of the everyday the here-and-now.
780 - Oct 1996 - How the new Catechism can impact on the secular culture, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
Courage prayer and serious theological reflection will be needed before we can spread this aspect of the Good News.
781 - Aug 1996 - Oxford Declaration on Liturgy: intentions of Vatican II 'frustrated', Christopher Quinn
Our work should be sustained by prayer education and study.
782 - Jul 1996 - Vendée Catholics during the French Revolution, James Bogle
They must be saved he said looking up to heaven in prayer.
783 - Jun 1996 - Michael Davies' Australia / NZ tour - The Catholic liturgy: where is it headed?, Michael Gilchrist
The new Mass particularly in its almost universal vernacular forms has fostered a mentality of endless change which has seen the introduction of practices never contemplated during Vatican II: the priest facing the people; standing not kneeling for Communion; reception of Communion on the hand; removal of altar rails and even high altars; lay Extraordinary ministers; childrens liturgies; increasing numbers of alternative Eucharistic Prayers; and now pressures for inclusive language.
784 - May 1996 - Reflection: Holy Communion and the Real Presence: whatever happened to reverence?, Christine McCarthy
If the priest spends time in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament if he genuflects every time he passes the tabernacle if he insists on silence in the church he witnesses to his belief in the Real Presence of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament and to a firm belief in his own priesthood and its efficacy.
785 - May 1996 - Archbishop Little warns priests on flawed 'priestless liturgies' document
; (21) It is imperative that the faithful be taught to see the substitutional character of these celebrations prayer services which should not be regarded as the optimal solution to new difficulties nor as a surrender to mere convenience .
786 - Feb 1996 - 'Mass facing the people': did Vatican II require it?, Eamon Duffy
The deepest prayer of the Eucharist is a prayer not of achieved unity and peace but of expectant longing: Maranatha Our Lord come.
787 - Nov 1995 - Lord Ripon (1828-1909) - II - How to base political life on Christian principles, Fr John Parsons
But more than cabinets to him was the alarm clock at six each morning: mental prayer the New Testament the Imitation of Christ and the Rosary before his manservant appeared at seven.
788 - Nov 1995 - Evangelium Vitae - Catholicism, the media and the 'culture of death', Bishop George Pell
Continuing progress in the struggle for life against euthanasia needs volunteer workers money new levels of co-operation and prayer.
789 - Aug 1995 - Reflection: A Catholic undergraduate faces the future with confidence, Lucy O'Connell
I can hear the poetry in vernacular rites and prayers and can sing a Latin Tantum Ergo with great pleasure.
790 - Aug 1995 - Blessed Edith Stein (1891-1942): The most significant German woman this century, Mary O'Neill
Instead she went to Speyer to teach at St Magdalenes School run by the Dominican Sisters where she remained from Easter 1923 until Easter 1931 sharing the Sisters life of poverty and prayer.
791 - Jul 1995 - Edel Quinn (1907-1944): Ireland's 20th century apostle to Africa, Michael Gilchrist
Devotion to her morning and night prayers regular confessions and visits to the Blessed Sacrament further nourished her flowering spiritual life.
792 - May 1995 - Perth's Archbishop calls for liturgical fidelity, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
Archbishop Hickey explains the papers intent as to seek the co-operation of the priests in maintaining the tradition and competence of the Church in matters of worship to ensure fidelity to the true spirit of the liturgy so that the wonder of the Paschal Mystery be always revealed in a reverent prayerful joyful and loving way.
793 - May 1995 - Editorial: Re-defining Christianity through substitution, B.A. Santamaria
The program seemed to invite the conclusion that these secular icons were perhaps better off for keeping Christianity at a distance and that genuine holiness need not derive from Gods help via prayer penance sacraments or the Mass.
794 - Apr 1995 - Church of England General Synod member joins the Catholic Church, Fr Peter Geldard
Suffice to say that after what is now over two years of prayer reflection and wide consultation of those wiser than myself nothing has removed my doubts concerning the events of that fateful Wednesday.
795 - Apr 1995 - Why Virginia's Arlington Diocese has no priest shortage, Michael Gilchrist
The Diocese of Arlington is blessed with the presence of a Poor Clare Monastery where the sisters concentrate on offering prayers for vocations to the priesthood and religious life.
796 - Apr 1995 - New Melbourne R.E. Guidelines: an improvement on the old, Michael Gilchrist
51-87) with a birds eye view of the doctrinal content from Prep to Year 12 reveals that the new Guidelines are closely aligned with the new Catechisms structure and contents - Creed Sacraments Commandments and Prayer.
797 - Mar 1995 - Leonid Federov (1879-1935): Russian Catholicism - a brave vision unfulfilled, Fr Peter Knowles OP
Fedorov would have six years in which to exercise this office in freedom six years to spend all the study prayer and thought that had filled his life since 1902 but also six years distracted by daily waiting for the inevitable blow to fall.
798 - Mar 1995 - A young Catholic's view of Youth Liturgies, Bernard Finnigan
The five priests lined up in front of the altar did their utmost to look laid-back and with-it in the spirit of the youthful happening while the Eucharistic Prayer was punctuated at regular intervals by musical refrains about sharing bread.
799 - Feb 1995 - Reflection: Receiving Communion: why the Church's rule should be followed, Christine McCarthy
They can offer their own prayers and reverence before the Blessed Sacrament in reparation for sacrileges which occur when the Blessed Sacrament is profaned.
800 - Feb 1995 - Vatican says 'no' to NRSV translation - 'Inclusive language' setback, Michael Gilchrist
The latest episode highlights yet again (as with planned changes to the Lords Prayer) how fragmented the reformed liturgy has become since Vatican II.
801 - Dec 1994 - RE syllabus based on new Catechism: Wagga Wagga diocese sets pace for Australia, Bishop George Pell
Creed Sacraments Morality and Prayer which are developed into 129 units throughout the pupils primary school life.
802 - Dec 1994 - Many vocations: empty seminaries, Fr Timothy E. Deeter
At least when I was in the seminary we prayed Morning and Evening Prayer from the Liturgy of the Hours every day.
803 - Nov 1994 - Editorial: The Church's Achilles Heel: administration, B.A. Santamaria
The editorial in the October issue of AD2000 discussed the proposal forwarded by the Australian Episcopal Conference to the Holy See seeking permission to change the wording of the Lords Prayer notably the petition Lead us not into temptation to Save us from the time of trial.
804 - Jul 1994 - Books: 'Catechism of the Catholic Church', Fr Peter Joseph
At 1402 a pledge of the life to come slavishly follows the French rendition of a Latin prayer which actually says a pledge of future glory.
805 - Jun 1994 - 'Inclusive' Mass readings: why the rush?, Michael Gilchrist
bishops to refuse approval to ICELs proposed inclusive edition of the Sacramentary (the official Roman Missal containing the Confiteor Gloria Nicene Creed Eucharistic Prayers etc.
806 - May 1994 - Reflection: Our Lady: the family context, Bishop George Pell
We should not be surprised that the statistics on family life in Australia demonstrate the practical consequences of godliness in the home of regular prayer practical love and forgiveness moral standards the ideal of service; of struggling to live out the gospel message that the grain of wheat must die to produce a rich harvest.
807 - Mar 1994 - The new Catechism and Cardinal Newman, Archbishop Eric D'Arcy
This is true above all of experience by prayer: in the liturgy in private personal prayer and meditation in popular devotions.
808 - Feb 1994 - Can liturgical 'reform' be reformed?, Simon Matthews
People were encouraged to participate actively in the worship of God by following the rites and prayers of the liturgy with mind and heart.
809 - Nov 1993 - Preparing for a 'priestless' Church in Rockhampton?, Michael Gilchrist
The Nomination Form invited Catholics to elect their own presiders at prayer services: I would like to nominate the following people to lead our community in parish prayer on the weekend of 11-12 September during the priests in-service.
810 - Oct 1993 - Eucharistic adoration - are we keeping up with the rest of the world?, Christine McCarthy
Each person undertakes the same hour every week; this Holy Hour of prayer is a recognition of the wondrous presence of Jesus in the Eucharist and a channel of great graces for individual souls the Church the whole world.
811 - Sep 1993 - Archbishop Hickey's Pastoral Letter - 'Humanae Vitae' 25th anniversary, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
They rightly seek guidance from God in prayer and turn to wise counsellors for help in resolving their problems of conscience.
812 - Jul 1993 - Reflection: Eucharistic reverence: 'How our actions reflect our belief', Christine McCarthy
The manner in which they celebrate Mass their devout genuflections and their prayer before the tabernacle preceding and following Mass are positive signs of grace to be emulated by their people.
813 - Jul 1993 - Why 'inclusive' language adds up to bad English, David Frost
At its next meeting in 1995 the Anglican Churchs General Synod will discuss whether to replace its existing prayer book with a new nonsexist version.
814 - Jul 1993 - U.S. Bishop solves vocations crisis, Michael Gilchrist
He has gone out and got vocations: by means of prayer stating orthodox teaching and ensuring sound seminary training.
815 - Jun 1993 - US opposition to ICEL changes intensifies, AD2000 Report
Credo recently issued a statement of criticisms identifying several mistakes in fact as well as theological errors and faulty translation: Deleting some prayers that refer to the priests role as the one who offers sacrifice in persona Christi to God.
816 - May 1993 - 'The Catechism of the Catholic Church': Confronting the post-Christian world, B.A. Santamaria
The new publication is divided into four major sections: The Creed the Sacraments the Commandments Prayer.
817 - Mar 1993 - Books: A review of the 'Catechism of the Catholic Church' (French Edition), Fr Peter Joseph
The Catholic faith is expounded fully under the four major parts of the Roman Catechism: the Creed the Sacraments the Commandments Prayer - but under new headings: 1.
818 - Mar 1993 - Religious Order Leaders challenge Catholic structures
It is our prayer that the Church of the Archdiocese of Adelaide will with their bishop continue to provide for the Australian Church an example of true discipleship.
819 - Feb 1993 - The dimming of the 'vision splendid': religious life in distress, Sr Mary Augustine Lane OP
It tells them that they must live lives of renunciation and asceticism and deep prayer.
820 - Nov 1992 - Where 'normal' religious life flourishes, Fr John Parsons
In 1700 our sample year we would find that most religious still belonged to the orders of the older sort that did pray the office in choir; Franciscans whether Conventual Observant Capuchin or Recollect; Dominicans Minims Carmelite friars and Austin friars; all the orders of canons regular such as the Praemonstratensians; all the monks; Celestines Trappists Cistercians of the common observance all the different congregations of Benedictines the Lamaldolese - though not the Carthusians - were all bound to recite the whole of the great communal daily prayer of the Church together.
821 - Nov 1992 - Editorial: Turning the Faith inside out, B.A. Santamaria
They insist that those who staff seminaries shall be orthodox hard-working and above all that they shall say their prayers.
822 - Sep 1992 - Crises in the Church: Fr Hubert Jedin's warning to Rome
Holy silence But the divine service of the word the prayer of petition is quite another thing.
823 - Sep 1992 - The Townsville experiment: next stage in the evolution of an Australian Church?
The reader stressed that this restructuring project was undergirded by prayer at every stage as well as a keen discernment of the signs of the times.
824 - Aug 1992 - The problem of suffering, Fr Campion Murray OFM
St John of the Cross - it is said that if you want to find a treasure of prayer and life with God you must go into a dark night of the senses and a dark night of the spirit.
825 - Aug 1992 - Surveys highlight decline of mainline Christianity, Michael Gilchrist
In 197063% of Sion students said they had daily habits of prayer; in 1989 the figure was 35%; Revealingly the survey found that (p.
826 - May 1992 - Christianity's first three centuries - the truth behind the myth, Andrew Quinlan
The question of who was however more easily answered at the outset in the liturgical and prayer life of the Church where precision of language in a philosophical or theological sense was not of the utmost importance.
827 - Apr 1992 - Whence Ecumenism? The Vatican and ARCIC, Michael Davies
The prayer for the dead is to be found in all the canons of the Mass and the propitiatory character of the Mass as the sacrifice of Christ that may be offered for the living and the dead including a particular dead person is part of the Catholic faith.
828 - Mar 1992 - Mary - Biblical focus of Christian unity, Archbishop Barry J. Hickey
I received a letter recently urging me to promote the Rosary as an ecumenical prayer.
829 - Feb 1992 - The Pope's agenda - overcoming the obstacles, Michael Gilchrist
He stressed the importance of priestly vocations: I repeat the appeal I made to the whole Church earlier this year in my message for the World Day of Prayer for Vocations: The Church has an urgent need of priests.
830 - Oct 1991 - France and the revival of traditional Catholicism, Dr Geoffrey Hull
Life at Gricigliano is firmly centred on the prayer of the Church daily sung Mass in the traditional rite being supplemented with the recitation in choir of lauds sext vespers and compline.
831 - Oct 1991 - 'Faith of Our Fathers' - still valid for the 1990s, Bishop George Pell
It was one of the proudest achievements of the old Church in Australia that so many men were comfortable in regular prayer and worship.
832 - Oct 1991 - The priesthood: one layman's view, B.A. Santamaria
He made the monasteries not only centres of prayer but of agriculture and of village life.
833 - Aug 1991 - 'Creative liturgy' - darker reasons beneath the surface, Fr Ephraem Chifley OP
The prayers were structured around the four directions of the compass (North South East and West) and the four elements (Fire Earth Air and Water).
834 - May 1991 - Why the 'new' catechetics is flawed, Sr Mary Augustine Lane OP
For the sake of peace I had to alternate doctrinal lessons with those which were more experiential - prayer sessions and discussions of real-life issues.
835 - Feb 1991 - Leading questions for New Zealand's Religious, Sr Micaela Dillon OP
The questionnaire is introduced with the following statement We realise that the spiritual life of religious is showing some change in its outward practice and we would like to find out how individual religious experience Eucharist worship and prayer in their lives in Aotearoa New Zealand today.
836 - Oct 1990 - Newman belongs to us all, Fr Peter J. Elliott
The correspondence is a key to his soul to the disciplined daily life of prayer which was the source of his priestly ministry as a warm and generous doctor of souls .
837 - Jun 1990 - Being a Catholic in 1990: Rev James Murray interviews Bob Santamaria, James S. Murray
So it would be quite normal for me to be sent to a Catholic school to go to Mass on Sunday to say my prayers.
838 - Apr 1990 - Architects of failure on the offensive: US theologians 'pan' new Catechism, Michael Gilchrist
The Catechisms structure of Creed Sacraments Commandments and Lords Prayer was seen as falling into the trap of presenting Christianity as a series of doctrines to be believed a set of commandments to be followed and sacraments to be received without any explanation of how belief affects life and celebration.
839 - Mar 1990 - Parish assemblies - pluralism or brainwashing?, Michael Gilchrist
Secular creed A preview of what was unfolding in Ballarat came in the form of an Australian Creed that was presented to participants at a Ballarat Southern Region Assembly Prayer Service in June 1989.
840 - Mar 1990 - New Zealand: tensions between Rome and the Bishops, John Kennedy OBE
This came to a head when one of the women staff members ordered 52 non-sexist versions of the Prayer of the Church from America.
841 - Nov 1989 - Teaching Christian doctrine in Catholic primary schools, Gerard Gaskin
In addition the program includes a list of prayers to be learnt along with a detailed introduction descriptions of appropriate teaching methods and relevant quotations from Catechesi Tradendae and the Code of Canon Law.
842 - Oct 1989 - Catholicism at the crossroads, Michael Gilchrist
In the Ballarat Diocese the Southern Region Assembly participated in a Prayer Service (4 June 1989) which included An Australian Creed to be read standing as a Renewal of Baptismal Commitment.
843 - Sep 1989 - Three problems for Catholic schools, Michael Gilchrist
Apart from the long-term benefits of prayer and the continuing efforts of good Catholic parents and teachers where are the numbers to come from?
844 - Jul 1989 - Making a revolution by changing the meaning of words, Frank Mobbs
Yes it does include explicit prayer.
845 - Sep 1988 - Decline and fall of the Catholic priesthood, Gary Scarrabelotti
And if at the end of the day priestly numbers should prove insufficient to undertake their divine mission then there is a miraculously simple way to make up the numbers - prayer: that the Lord of the harvest will send labourers into the vineyard.
846 - Jul 2011 - Poetry: A Prayer for Mothers, Cardinal Mindszenty
847 - Oct 2009 - Letters: Prayer for Priests, John Schmid
848 - Feb 2006 - Prayer: The Abandonment Prayer of Charles de Foucauld
849 - Mar 2004 - Wisdom from the 17th century: an anonymous nun's prayer
850 - Nov 2002 - Books: Scripture Diary 2003