Monthly Archives: March 2008

Anticipating what the pope might say (Part 2)

With all the media speculation on what the pope might say in America next month, there’s a story of ours that’s not getting the attention it deserves. CNS Rome bureau chief John Thavis last week wrote that one need look … Continue reading

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Easter leftovers …

… but still tasty just the same: — Dave Hrbacek, the outdoors-blogging photographer and writer at The Catholic Spirit in St. Paul, Minn., whom we’ve written about here before, has a great little entry on the power of confession, further … Continue reading

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Jerusalem, at Easter, as it should be

As soon as I entered the Old City of Jerusalem through Jaffa Gate on Easter morning, I knew something was amiss. It was as if, with those few steps into the walled city, I had walked into another reality. Jewish … Continue reading

Posted in CNS, Holy Land

‘Meditation made easy’

Also for Easter reflection, St. Anthony Messenger magazine has a primer on meditation. The article explains that, though we think meditation is only for monks and nuns, we already meditate each day of our life and we probably also already … Continue reading

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Story, video on new Stations of the Cross

For your Good Friday contemplation, our friends at FaithLife, the biweekly news bulletin of the Diocese of Erie, Pa., sent in a story as well as a video on an artist and an art professor working on new hand-made mosaic … Continue reading

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‘Pay It Forward’ contest reaps bountiful harvest

For the past few weeks here we’ve been following the progress of the “Pay It Forward for Lent” contest of The Catholic Spirit in St. Paul, Minn. Read here about its remarkable success.

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Vatican visitors’ passes go electronic

Huge crowds and the reality of living in the post-9/11 world have led the Vatican to take several steps over the years to increase security for the pope and for all who work within the Vatican walls. The latest step … Continue reading

Posted in CNS, Vatican