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A December 3 posting on the America Needs Fatima blog.
A November 25 article from Catholic Exchange.
"One of the decisive moments in the life of St. Thérèse of Lisieux was when she realized that priests could sin..."
A December 2 posting on the America Needs Fatima blog.
A December 1 article from a U.S. News & World Report blog by Paul Bedard Washington Whispers. (See 'click for more info.', below.)
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A December 2 article from The Jordan Times.
It begins, "It all started in 1880, when a Palestinian nun, Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghattas, was inspired to found the Congregation of the Rosary Sisters in Jerusalem. Mother Marie-Alphonsine, who was beatified last week by Pope Benedict XVI, founded the order with only one aim in mind: To spread love, peace and joy among her fellow human beings, according to Catholic priest Father Rifat Bader. Today, the Rosary Congregation has expanded its reach to almost all countries of the Middle East, with 61 centres spread out across the Kingdom, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Kuwait, Egypt and the UAE, as well as in Rome. Sister Madeleine Dababneh, principal of the Rosary Sisters School in Shmeisani, told The Jordan Times that the name "Rosary" embraces faith in service, true love for mankind and the joy of duty." (See 'click for more info.', below.)
On November 27, Britain's leading Catholic newspaper, The Catholic Herald reported that (the Vatican's) Patriarch beatifies nun in Nazareth.
A December 1 announcement from Insight Scoop, the blog of Ignatius Press. (See 'click for more info.', below.)
In a related posting, Insight Scoop offered this September 23 review of sorts, entitled "The 13th Day" is the best film ever made about Fatima.
A December 1 article from the Vatican Information Service, reprinted on the EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network) website.
"Pope Benedict's general prayer intention for December is: "That children may be respected and loved and never be the victims of exploitation in its various forms".
His mission intention is: "That at Christmas the peoples of the earth may recognise in the Word Incarnate the light which illuminates every man, and that the nations may open their doors to Christ, the Saviour of the world".
A November 26 posting on Catholic mom Linda's blog, Precious Moments.
A November 30 posting from the blog Ignatius Insight Scoop.
A November 29 article from Trends Updates. (See 'click for more info.', below.)
The pope benedict xvi blog offered this same-day posting entitled Faithful say Amen to digital age with iPrayer.
And, British online magazine Wired.co.uk offered this November 26 article, Digital Rosary appeals to the techie faithful. Sorry, article no longer available!
An early October article from Catholic.net.
A November 24 news release from the USCCB (US Conference of Catholic Bishops) website.
A November 26 article from the British newspaper The Star.
"They are dubbed Pope Idol - three Catholic priests whose debut CD was the fastest-selling classical album of all time. But with the release this week of their second album, Harmony, the trio who make up The Priests have another reason to celebrate. They have lived to tell the tale of their success. Working as Catholic priests in Northern Ireland at the height of the Troubles, they lived in fear of their lives. One had a gun held to his head, another survived an arson attack, while the third tended to dying murder victims..."Article no longer available.
A November 24 article from student newspaper Le Provocateur in Worcester, Massachusetts’ Catholic Assumption College.
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A November 24 review by homeschooling mom Jennifer Fitz, posted on her blog Notes from Greencastle.
A November 22 posting by episcopal Fr. Dean Einerson's blog, North Woods Anglican.
A November 23 article from the Catholic News Service, about Blessed Marie-Alphonsine Danil Ghatta (born Soultaneh Maria Ghattas, 1843-1927). This Palestinian nun, beatified by Pope Benedict XVI on November 22, 2009, founded the Congregation of the Rosary Sisters, the only Arab religious order in the Holy Land to date!
A November 22 article from online news service WebWire.
A November 18 article from the Catholic Mom website.
A November 18 posting on a blog called Tea at Tianon, reviewing a new book by Nathan Mitchel, called The Mystery of the Rosary – Marian Devotion and the Reinvention of Catholicism.
A November 15 article from the Catholic News Agency.
A November 16 report from Life Site News.
A November 16 article from a U.S. newspaper, South Bend Indiana's South Bend Tribune.
A November 7 article from a U.S. newspaper, North Dakota's The Bismarck Tribune.
A November 10 peek at chapter 1 of the new book Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mother of the Civilization of Love by Carl Anderson and Msgr. Eduardo Chávez Sánchez, posted on the Catholic Education Resource Center's website.
A November 13 posting on the Catholic News Service blog.
Here is the Catholic Culture website's article about the Feast of All Saints. One of Mary's many titles is "Queen of all saints".
The website Catholic Culture features this article about the Feast of All Souls, including indulgences to be gained for the Souls in Purgatory, to whom the month of November is dedicated. (See 'click for more info., below'.)
The American Catholic webiste offers this article, on the Feast of All Souls.
Catholic Culture also features these articles, entitled Feasts of All Saints and All Souls – history & traditions:, and All Souls Week (including indulgences for praying for the souls in Purgatory).
Finally, Catholic Online offers this excellent article on the Feasts of All Saints and All Souls.
An October 31 article from the Catholic Culture website.
An October 30 article from the Vatican Information Service, published on the website EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network).
"Pope Benedict's general prayer intention for November is: "That all the men and women in the world, especially those who have responsibilities in the field of politics and economics, may never fail in their commitment to safeguard creation".
His mission intention is: "That believers in the different religions, through the testimony of their lives and fraternal dialogue, may clearly demonstrate that the name of God is a bearer of peace".
An October 23 article in the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston, The Pilot.
An October 23 article in Canada’s Catholic Register.
An October 22 article from Catholic Online.
An October 19 posting on a blog called Cooperating with Grace.
October 21 article from Catholic Online.
An October 19 article from AsiaNews.it.
An October 19 article from the Vatican Information Service, posted on EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network).
October 16 article from the Belize newspaper The Reporter.No longer available.
An October 10 posting on The Splendor of the Church blog.
An October 14 posting on the So I Married a Catholic blog.
An October 7 article from Reuters FaithWorld blog.
An October 7 article from Rome’s Zenit news agency.
An October 7 article from Rome's Zenit news agency. (See 'click for more info.', below.)
In related articles, Zenit reported on October 12 that Pope, bishops, university students join in Rosary, while H2O News reported on October 6 this article, entitled A Rosary with Africa and for Africa (with video), the New York blog Into the Deep posted The Rosary (includes photos of event), and Rome Reports offered this October 13 article - with short YouTube video - entitled Pope prays the Rosary via satellite with eight African countries.
Here is American Catholic's brief article, explaining the origin of this feast day, celebrated since 1573! (See 'Click for more info.', below.)
Here too is a short article at Catholic Culture on The Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary.
Also, Catholic Onlinefeatured this article on this Rosary Feast.
For something a little different, here are some recipes posted on Catholic Cuisine's blog in honour of this feast day: Victory Vessels for the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (yummy baked potatoes) and Cupcake rosary. Not to be outdone, the Tucker family's blog Just Another Day in Paradise offered this candylicious edible rosary craft!