Vol 11 Issue 46 ~ Editor: Rev. Fr. Courtney Edward Krier
November 17, 2018 ~ Saint Gregory the Wonder-Worker
1. What is the Sacrament of Confirmation
2. Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost
3. Dedication of the Basilicas of Sts. Peter and Paul
4. Family and Marriage
5. Articles and notices
In the United States the majority of Americans are going to celebrate what is called Thanksgiving.
The continued tightening of monetary policy should be viewed as a positive sign of economic strength — it demonstrates the bank’s confidence in the progress the economy has made toward its economic objectives. However, higher short- and long-term Treasury rates mean that the federal government’s borrowing costs will also rise, thereby generating significant consequences for the budget and the national debt. However, at this particular time, the federal reserve should not include the national debt in their rate increase’s until the results of our tax returns after April 15.
In Christ, Joseph
Washington D.C., Nov 15, 2018 / 02:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops’ conference and the Holy See face a class action lawsuit filed by six men who claim they were sexually abused by Catholic clergy during their childhoods. They are seeking financial damages as well as public contrition and reparation from the Church. MORE
RIP. 73 years old.
Was a member of Holy Family Traditional Catholic Church (Mel Gibson’s Church). I was told by a friend of his that he was related to a couple of Popes. He’s one person that kept to himself and I was unable to talk to him while I was there. A Retired Physician.
Despite being surrounded by religious and restrictive countries, Tel Aviv’s blossoming LGBT community is progressive and open-minded, making the city not only a favourite gay tourist destination but also often a refuge for homosexuals from neighbouring countries who have experienced persecution. MORE – VIDEO
In an interview with Världen idag, a woman who has worked in the Swedish kindergarten for two years reveals that she has been reproved for using “he” or “she” rather than “hen”.
Going by the name “Anna” in the interview for her protection, she describes how even the books in the kindergarten are reviewed and all gender references changed to the “correct” terms to the current “genus theory”. MORE
This is the Mobil Home park that John Fortier, his wife and three children were living in, not far from Holy Family Church.
Much of the Seminole Springs mobile home park along scenic Mulholland Highway appears to have burned as the Woolsey Fire left a path of destruction through the Santa Monica Mountains. MORE VIDEO
One of the first big storms of the season moved across the eastern half of the country Thursday, leaving five people dead and closing schools as the freakish weather brought snow as far south as central Alabama. MORE
The technologies that is being used for driver-less cars should be redirected to the improvement of these helicopter type flying cars that are in the experimental stage. Once perfected the need to expand the freeways would be lessened and less costly.
This piece of macabre sacrilege was unveiled this past Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta in Gallarate near Milan. The La Repubblica report says that this travesty of an altar was designed by Claudio Parmiggiani and has generated heated controversy, with some Novus Ordos even calling it “satanic.”
Shucks! Francis doesn’t want us to be Catholic either.
“A Christian cannot be an anti-Semite; we share the same roots. It would be a contradiction of faith and life. Rather, we are called to commit ourselves to ensure anti-Semitism is banned from the human community,” he said. MORE
Pope Francis said Wednesday that those who spread gossip are terrorists whose words are grenades that destroy other people’s reputations.
“Gossipers are killers,” the pope told the 20,000 pilgrims gathered in Saint Peter’s Square for his weekly audience. “They kill others because the tongue kills like a knife. Be careful!” MORE
Observers are calling this week’s U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops assembly a high-stakes opportunity for the bishops to address their role in the ongoing child sex abuse crisis that has rocked the church this year. MORE
There’s a song by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, “In My Life,” that I’ve always associated with human relationships, but after this weekend, I’ll link it to physical places—historic Jewish institutions like Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp, ravaged by the wildfires in California. MORE