Daily Archives: February 24, 2009

Malassadas on Shrove Tuesday — yum!

Paczkis, pancakes, jelly donuts — many food traditions surround this last day before Lent. And Mardi Gras has its own roots in Catholic tradition, as explained here by our friends at St. Anthony Messenger and Our Sunday Visitor. But also … Continue reading

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Argentine bishop likes global poverty initiative

Argentine Bishop Fernando Marie Bargallo of Merlo-Moreno was pleased to see the relaunch of the Catholics Confront Global Poverty initiative yesterday during the annual Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington. As bishop of a diocese in the suburbs of Buenos … Continue reading

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Slamming America’s slammers

When was the last time you saw a Catholic periodical take up the issue of the U.S. prison system? Our Sunday Visitor does in an upcoming edition. Or, as the paper’s blog noted, the OSV editorial board “slams America’s slammers.” … Continue reading

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Food for thought for Lent

With Lent almost upon us, the latest edition of the Arkansas Catholic in the Diocese of Little Rock has two articles you might find interesting: — Instead of just giving the rules for Lenten fasting, the paper talked to Scripture … Continue reading

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