Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 11, 2016

By Fr. Jim Hogan                                          September 11, 2012 A friend of mine often misplaces his car keys or his smart phone.  Generally he finds the smart phone.  He simply gets someone to call him.  It is […] Read More »

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Pope Francis on the correct interpretation of the “Amoris Laetitia”

As I remarked in a previous posting, the discussions revolving around Amoris laetitia are still on-going now almost 5 months later.  This news story broke this afternoon with many of the right-wing, traditionalist blogs claiming this letter is a forgery.  With Andrea Tornielli reporting on it and L’Osservatore Romano also, I kind of doubt this […] Read More »

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‘The Joy of Love’: Dimensions of discernment for disciples

This is the fourth in a series that Archbishop Cupich of the Chicago Archdiocese has posted on the on-line diocesan newspaper, Catholic New World.  He writes so understandably on the issue of discernment.  I have read the other articles in the series and may have even posted links to some of them.  Instead of sorting […] Read More »

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Pope Francis’ Prayer Intentions for September

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James Alison says ‘Everyone’s in’

Last week I kept looking for articles to publish, but everywhere I looked it was non-stop Mother Teresa articles because of her canonization this past Sunday.  Hopefully, things will pick up this week with more variety.  I found the following article to be very interesting and challenging…..reyanna By A U.S. Catholic Interview       […] Read More »

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 4, 2016

In mid-July, choirs from around the world performed in Caras Park.  Among them a youth choir from Hong Kong sang, “This Little Light of Mine.”  Remember the words? — “This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine!  Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine!”     In order to appreciate gospel […] Read More »

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Will next synod address ordaining ‘elders’ — both women and men?

The author mentioned the article on Crux that she described as unfortunately titled.  They posted it with a title as a synod about changing celibacy. And I agree wholeheartedly that when Austen Ivereigh writes, he has the “stuff” to back it up before he sets pen to paper.   I have been picking up on […] Read More »

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 28, 2016

By Fr. Jim Hogan                  August 28, 2016                     Concerned Catholics of Montana In early summer I accidentally picked up and read “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.”  The tale is set in England.  Recently retired Harold Fry lives […] Read More »

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“Re-Launching the Project of the Council”

This is an amazing speech given by a bishop.  This article gives you the high points of it.  The speech itself is a long read but worth it.  It was originally posted on his diocesan website but then taken down.  It was also posted on the website CatholicCulture.org and taken down.  Somebody got their knickers […] Read More »

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“Priests need to work on their ability to discern”

This is just one of many articles that exploded on the internet on this article from La Civilta Cattolica.  It is a message that needs to be mandatory reading for all bishops and seminary rectors!!…reyanna By Andrea Tornielli                      August 25, 2015         […] Read More »

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