Read the Catechism of the Catholic Church in a year


For this Year of Faith, Pope Benedict has encouraged you to study and reflect on the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Well, here’s an easy and free way to do it. Simply enter your email address and – starting October 11, 2012 – you’ll start getting a little bit of the Catechism emailed to you every morning. Read that little bit every day and you’ll … Continue reading Read the Catechism of the Catholic Church in a year

Becoming sons and daughters of Christ


This is an article from the Catholic Home Educators of Victoria Newsletter Term 1 for 2012. By Samuel Rebbechi Last August I was privileged to attend the 2011 World Youth Day (WYD) in Madrid, Spain. The event was made all the more special for the great privilege I was given, along with another Australian, Ben Winkels, to personally welcome Pope Benedict XVI on behalf of Australia … Continue reading Becoming sons and daughters of Christ

October: Month of the Holy Rosary


Pope Pius XII wrote a papal document in 1951 on the Holy Rosary, asking all the clergy to encourage families to say the Rosary, especially during the month of October. We consider the Holy Rosary the most convenient and most fruitful means, as is clearly suggested by the very origin of this practice, heavenly rather than human, and by its nature. What prayers are better … Continue reading October: Month of the Holy Rosary

Eucharistic miracle in Alberta, Canada


Who can doubt the Real Presence? On the evening of the last day of his October 1995 visit to the United States, Pope John Paul II was scheduled to greet the seminarians at St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore. It had been a very full day, beginning with Mass at the Oriole Park in Camden Yards, followed by a parade through the downtown streets, a visit … Continue reading Eucharistic miracle in Alberta, Canada