MADISON, Wis. Local Catholics Protest In Support Of Women Priests
A sign with "Say Your Prayers" is near a Canadian bridge deemed to be very fragile by two expert reports, The Canadian Press reports. The sign is from the Montreal archdiocese. The archdiocese says the sign is just a humorous way to get people's attention about Holy Week, yet they also want to draw some attention to the need for safe infrastructure.
According to WIVB-Channel 4:
The buildings include the former Ascension Roman Catholic Church and school grounds with rectory, convent and Church Hall. The parcel is located at 91 Keil Street in North Tonawanda. Those buildings go up for sale on April 30th.
There are some things you should know about me and Jesus.
I was twelve years old in 1964. On Good Friday of that year, I was just about ready to set out on my bike for the services at St. Rita’s Church when my mother mentioned in passing that Jesus wasn’t Catholic. What a shock!
Allow me, if you will, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War to borrow a title from poet Robert Lowell. Lowell wrote in 1964, nearly 50 years ago, about the commercialization of downtown Boston in contrast to the revered Robert Gould Shaw memorial, which still stands at the top of Beacon Street.
My lament is literally for those Union dead, the men who perished fighting for the cause of the Union. In our current climate, they are usually no longer even afforded the privilege of being an afterthought. At most times, they seem to be barely thought of at all.
Maryknoll Fr. Roy Bourgeois should expect to receive "very soon" a second and final warning letter from his order before his case will be sent to Rome for laicization, the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers confirmed this morning.
The BBC reports on the work of Fr. Mussie Zerai in helping African migrants fleeing North Africa:
On this day, Tuesday of Holy Week, we hear again of Jesus reclining at table.
In yesterday's gospel, Jesus was reclining at table with Lazarus at the dinner in Bethany. In the gospels for today, tomorow, and Thursday, Jesus is reclining with his disciples at the Last Supper in Jerusalem.
For an illustration of reclining at table, click here.