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  • Bruce Jenner, the “Shadow Council,” and St. Irenaeus

    06/09/2015 1:38:36 PM PDT · by NYer · 8 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | June 9, 2015 | Fr. Robert Barron
    For Biblical people, human love is never a disembodied reality Left: René Descartes; middle: Bruce Jenner at 1972 Olympics; right: Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising, Germany, in a May 2012 photo (CNS photo/Bob Roller) Two news items from last week put me in mind of St. Irenaeus and the battle he waged, nineteen centuries ago, against the Gnostic heresy. The first was the emergence of Bruce Jenner as a “woman” named Caitlyn, and the second was a “shadow council” that took place in Rome and apparently called for the victory of a theology of love over John Paul...
  • St. Irenaeus of Lyons: The First Great Theologian of the Church

    03/28/2007 5:51:16 PM PDT · by ELS · 10 replies · 1,094+ views
    Zenit News Agency ^ | March 28, 2007 | Benedict XVI
    On St. Irenaeus of Lyons "The First Great Theologian of the Church" VATICAN CITY, MARCH 28, 2007 ( Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI gave at the general audience today in St. Peter's Square. The reflection focused on St. Irenaeus of Lyons. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters! In the catechesis on the great figures of the Church during the first centuries, today we reach the figure of an eminent personality, Irenaeus of Lyons. His biographical information comes from his own testimony, sent down to us by Eusebius in the fifth book of the "Storia Ecclesiastica."...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings,06-28-06,Mem. St. Irenaeus,Bishop/martyr Vigil-Sts. Peter,Paul

    06/28/2006 7:08:40 AM PDT · by Salvation · 26 replies · 383+ views ^ | 06-28-06 | New American Bible
    June 28, 2006 Memorial of Saint Irenaeus, bishop and martyr Psalm: Wednesday 27 Reading 12 Kgs 22:8-13; 23:1-3 The high priest Hilkiah informed the scribe Shaphan,“I have found the book of the law in the temple of the LORD.”Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan, who read it.Then the scribe Shaphan went to the king and reported,“Your servants have smelted down the metals available in the templeand have consigned them to the master workmenin the temple of the LORD.”The scribe Shaphan also informed the kingthat the priest Hilkiah had given him a book,and then read it aloud to the king.When the...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 06-28-05, Memorial, St. Irenaeus, Vigil, Sts Peter & Paul

    06/28/2005 6:48:25 AM PDT · by Salvation · 33 replies · 352+ views American Bible ^ | 06-28-05 | New American Bible
    June 28, 2005Memorial of Saint Irenaeus, bishop and martyr Psalm: Tuesday 29 Reading IGn 19:15-29 As dawn was breaking, the angels urged Lot on, saying, "On your way!Take with you your wife and your two daughters who are here,or you will be swept away in the punishment of Sodom."When he hesitated, the men, by the LORD's mercy,seized his hand and the hands of his wife and his two daughtersand led them to safety outside the city.As soon as they had been brought outside, he was told:"Flee for your life!Don't look back or stop anywhere on the Plain.Get off to the...
  • Catholic Caucus< Daily Mass Readings, 06-28-04, Memorial, St. Irenaeus, Bishop & martyr

    06/28/2004 7:30:55 AM PDT · by Salvation · 29 replies · 103+ views American Bible ^ | 06-28-04 | New American Bible
    June 28, 2004 Memorial of Saint Irenaeus, bishop and martyr Psalm: Monday 29 Reading I Responsorial Psalm Gospel Reading IAm 2:6-10, 13-16 Thus says the LORD: For three crimes of Israel, and for four, I will not revoke my word; Because they sell the just man for silver, and the poor man for a pair of sandals. They trample the heads of the weak into the dust of the earth, and force the lowly out of the way. Son and father go to the same prostitute, profaning my holy name. Upon garments taken in pledge they recline beside any...