Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Do All Catholics Go Straight to Heaven?

Do All Catholics Go Straight to Heaven? | Mary Beth Bonacci | IgnatiusInsight.com
Maybe it's not such a great idea to ignore the doctrine of Purgatory.

President and Mrs. Bush Extend Condolences Regarding Death of Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Christodoulos

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The leader of Greece's powerful Orthodox Church, Archbishop Christodoulos, who eased centuries of tension with the Vatican. In 2001, Christodoulos received the late John Paul II the first pope to visit Greece in nearly 1,300 years. He was 69.

United States of America President George W. Bush released this statement:
Laura and I offer our condolences to the people of Greece at this time of mourning for the death of the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Christodoulos. The late Archbishop was well known as an articulate voice of the Orthodox faith, for his engagement in inter-religious dialogue, and for his promotion of social programs to help the vulnerable. Our prayers are with the people of Greece and all those who followed his spiritual guidance.

Monday, January 28, 2008

Boston Catholic Men's Conference

Registration is Now Open for the Saturday, April 19, 2008 Boston Catholic Men's Conference. Forms to order tickets, to sign up as exhibitors, parish captains, volunteers, priest confessors and to nominate fellow Catholics for the 2008 Catholics of the Year Awards are now live at http://catholicboston.com/

Latin Mass Returns to Holy Trinity

The weekly celebration of the Tridentine Mass will resume at Holy Trinity Church in Boston's South End beginning on Sunday, February 10, (the First Sunday in Lent). The Tridentine Mass will be celebrated each Sunday at 9:00 a.m. Effective on February 10, the English/German Mass will be moved from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.