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  • The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Two Mothers Rejoice! [Catholic Caucus]

    05/30/2013 8:10:03 PM PDT · by Salvation · 6 replies
    CatholicMom.com ^ | April 28, 2013 | Gretchen Filz
    The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Two Mothers Rejoice! By Gretchen Filz - Posted on April 28, 2013 The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Two Mothers Rejoice! At the end of May we celebrate the Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  I’ve always found this feast day (which is also the Second Joyful Mystery of the Holy Rosary) a really fun one.  One of the ways I like to look at the Feast of the Visitation is at its most simple, human level.This is a feast day when we remember two expectant mothers who came together to celebrate...
  • "A Blessed Visitation" (Sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Advent, on Luke 1:39-45)

    12/22/2012 7:30:14 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 3 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | December 23, 2012 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “A Blessed Visitation” (Luke 1:39-45)It was a meeting of the moms. Two expectant mothers, one old, one young. One was six months along; the other, newly pregnant. And the fact that they were expecting was totally unexpected! Both of them were pregnant when really neither one of them should have been, under normal circumstances. But these circumstances were anything but normal. What was happening was much better than normal. This meeting of the moms was the visitation of Mary to Elizabeth. Elizabeth was the older woman; Mary, the younger. Elizabeth was in her sixth month; Mary’s pregnancy had just started....
  • The Visitation Report into Church in Ireland: Rebuking Culture of Dissent

    03/22/2012 8:23:08 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 2 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | March 22, 2012 | Paul Melanson
    The Visitation Report into the Church in Ireland, ordered by Pope Benedict XVI, the full text of which may be found here, says "It must be stressed that dissent from the fundamental teachings of the Church is not the authentic path towards renewal." The sexual abuse crisis which exploded throughout the Catholic Church in Ireland [and elsewhere] has its origin in a Culture of Dissent. For, as Father Vincent Miceli has reminded us, "falsity is the heart of immorality." Betrayal arises in man's heart and is soon manifested in his actions which often culminate in criminal violence. But, as Fr....
  • 3 Year Battle For Parental Rights - Mother vs Former Girlfriend (Amazing story)

    06/10/2011 8:46:34 PM PDT · by tang-soo · 31 replies
    610 AM WTVN eadio ^ | 6/9/2011 | Unknown
    The following was provided by Chuck Douglas - Talk Show Host for WTVN 610 AM Radio in Columbus, Ohio. JULIE SMITH CASE IS FINALLY MOVING FORWARD I have had Julie on the show a couple of times. I got this press release today. Pay particular attention to the next to last paragraph. For Immediate Release June 10, 2011 Mother Sentenced to Jail Vindicated by Appeals Court On June 9, 2011, the Tenth District Court of Appeals for Franklin County vindicated the Mother of a seven-year old child who was sentenced to jail twice for refusing to comply with multiple invalid...
  • Minn. parents who pleaded guilty to chaining son, 5, to bed are denied visitation rights.

    05/28/2011 11:01:04 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 4 replies
    StarTribune.com ^ | 5/28/11 | AP
    DEXTER, Minn. - The Dexter parents who pleaded guilty to chaining one of their sons to his bed have been denied visitation rights. Thirty-three-year-old Brian Dale Miller and 26-year-old Charity Lynn Miller requested visitation with the younger of their two sons Friday. They both pleaded guilty earlier this month to gross misdemeanor false imprisonment. They were accused of chaining their 5-year-old son to his crib and withholding food and access to the bathroom from him and his 8-year-old brother.
  • Mary's Visit to Elizabeth in Luke 1, Ark Imagery and the Early Fathers

    12/14/2010 10:40:33 AM PST · by Mighty_Quinn · 33 replies · 3+ views
    www.TheSacredPage.com ^ | 12/14/10 | Michael Barber
    Patristic sources often link Mary, the mother of Jesus, to ark of the covenant imagery. Where did this tradition originate? At first glance, it might be suspected that such language is merely the result of reckless allegorization. After all, the New Testament never links Mary with the ark. . . right? Here I want to make the case that the imagery of Mary as ark can be found in LukeÂ’s Gospel. In particular, I want to look at a story relevant to the Christmas season: Luke's account of the Visitation, i.e., Mary's visit to Elizabeth. The story is rich in...
  • [CATHOLIC/ORTHODOX CAUCUS] 2nd Joyful Mystery: The Visitation (Patristic Rosary)

    10/02/2010 3:56:28 AM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | 10/2/2006 | Fr John Zuhlsdorf
    We continue our Patristic Rosary Project today with:2nd Joyful Mystery: The VisitationCommenting on Luke 1:39-45, the when Mary journeys to visit her cousin Elizabeth, St. Augustine of Hippo (+430) speaks of the infant John, to be known as the Baptist, leaping in the womb at the sound of Mary’s voice: We see instances of leaping no only in children but even in animals, although certainly not for any faith or religion of rational recognition of someone coming.  But this case stands out as utterly uncommon and new, because it tool place in the womb, and at the coming of her...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 05-31-10, Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    05/30/2010 9:57:15 PM PDT · by Salvation · 35 replies · 310+ views
    USCCB.org/New American Bible ^ | 05-31-10 | New American Bible
    May 31, 2010Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary  Reading 1Responsorial PsalmGospel Reading 1Zep 3:14-18a or Rom 12:9-16 Zep 3:14-18aShout for joy, O daughter Zion!  Sing joyfully, O Israel!  Be glad and exult with all your heart,   O daughter Jerusalem!  The LORD has removed the judgment against you,  he has turned away your enemies; The King of Israel, the LORD, is in your midst, you have no further misfortune to fear.  On that day, it shall be said to Jerusalem:  Fear not, O Zion, be not discouraged!The LORD, your God, is in your midst, a mighty savior;  He will...
  • Some Christian Leaders OK with Gay Hospital Visitation Rights

    04/18/2010 11:45:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies · 913+ views
    Christian Post ^ | 04/17/2010 | Jennifer Riley
    Some Christian leaders have expressed support for President Obama’s order to extend hospital visitation and health care decision rights of same-sex couples. The leaders agree with the president that patients, whatever their sexual orientation, need their love ones by their sides and have a right to choose who they want to make medical decisions on their behalf. Focus on the Family Senior Vice President Tom Minnery said in a statement Friday that the Christian pro-family group supports the principle in Obama’s Presidential Memorandum regarding hospital visitation. Likewise, several evangelical leaders voiced support for ensuring gays and lesbians access to their...
  • Obama extends hospital visitation rights to same-sex partners of gays

    04/15/2010 7:28:56 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 43 replies · 1,813+ views
    washingtoncompost ^ | 04/16/10 | Washington Post
    President Obama mandated Thursday that hospitals extend visitation rights to the partners of gay men and lesbians and allow same-sex couples to share medical power of attorney, perhaps the most significant step so far in his efforts to expand the rights of gay Americans.
  • BLUE MOON , Believe and Receive

    12/30/2009 9:21:43 PM PST · by Jedediah · 53 replies · 1,648+ views
    To my Children that are ready , that are calling on me even now , I AM and shall be your breakthrough !Merely shake off all these sacred cows , Fast the Earth completely , leave within your vessel only me , So that you may walk in my fullness as one with me , Take on my likeness in Spirit and Truth , Encourage others to walk as I do , For I AM the Resurrection , The Power , The Way , And it is in The Father's lap I desire you to stay , Do not look...
  • SUCH IS MY LOVE FOR THOSE IN MY WILL (A NEW MOON )7th day \o/

    12/30/2009 8:01:18 PM PST · by Jedediah · 12 replies · 489+ views
    SUCH IS MY LOVE FOR THOSE IN MY WILL (A NEW MOON )7th day \o/ Posted on Monday, December 07, 2009 9:45:06 PM The substantiality of my wealth is in abundance that exceeds paradise for truly where ever I AM in you this quotient exists in a udepleteable manner and such is my Grace for those in my will . So watch now as I dress my children of light as Job and reward them even now for the trials and tribulations , " Yeah " the pathway of fire they have surrendered to for my name sake . Did...
  • "The Visitation and the Song of Mary, the Magnificat" (Sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Advent)

    12/19/2009 8:45:54 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 6 replies · 496+ views
    Charles Henrickson's blog at the Wittenberg Trail ^ | December 20, 2009 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Luke’s Lead-up to Christmas: The Visitation and the Song of Mary, the Magnificat” (Luke 1:39-56)This Advent, during our three midweek services and now on this, the Fourth Sunday in Advent, we’re working our way through Luke chapter one, on our way to the Christmas Gospel in Luke chapter two. We’re calling this series “Luke’s Lead-up to Christmas,” and so far we’re looked at: “The Annunciation of St. John the Baptist” to Zechariah; “The Annunciation of Our Lord” to Mary; and “The Nativity of St. John the Baptist and the Song of Zechariah, the Benedictus.” Now today we take up the...
  • US nuns worried by Vatican inquiry

    08/09/2009 11:43:32 AM PDT · by markomalley · 35 replies · 1,456+ views
    BBC ^ | 8/9/2009 | Robert Pigott
    When the Vatican began an inquiry seven months ago into the "soundness" of American nuns, it adopted a discreet approach. But as details have emerged about the investigation into the beliefs held by nuns - and of the way they worship - the disquiet and irritation felt in religious communities has started to spill into the public arena. A working paper delivered recently by the Vatican to the leaders of American nuns was interpreted by many as a sign that the hierarchy in Rome is worried about a liberal drift among them. The sisters are increasingly anxious about what that...
  • Can nuns go “beyond Jesus”?

    08/07/2009 1:53:27 PM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies · 918+ views
    Get Religion ^ | 8/7/2009 | tmatt
    Your GetReligionistas are big fans, when it comes to the work of Associated Press religion scribe Eric Gorski. However, there are times when it is hard to pack all of the good stuff into the small package that is the typical wire-service story.Thus, before you read Gorski’s recent report about the Vatican and the postmodern nuns — the USA Today headline was “U.S. Catholic sisters probed on doctrine, fidelity” — kindly consider the following quote from the famous 2007 address by Sinsinawa Dominican Sister Laurie Brink praising the many suns who have moved “beyond the church, even beyond Jesus” and...
  • (Catholic Caucus) Vatican taps Chaput to investigate order (Legionaires of Christ)

    07/17/2009 3:36:35 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies · 364+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 7/17/2009 | Electa Draper
    The Vatican has asked Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput and four other prelates to investigate institutions of the Legionaries of Christ, a conservative religious order whose deceased founder, the Rev. Marcial Maciel Degollado, had been accused of sexual improprieties. Chaput is to investigate Legionaries centers in the U.S. and Canada, two of the 22 countries where the order has been active since it was established in 1941. Archdiocese spokeswoman Jeanette DeMelo said she could not speculate why Chaput was selected for this "significant responsibility." Although a few of the order's priests are in Colorado, she said, the state is not a...
  • Revelations of Heaven & Hell to 7 (Colombian) Youths [OPEN]

    07/11/2008 6:06:59 AM PDT · by Quix · 150 replies · 5,190+ views
    The international ministry "Light for the Nations" presents: Revelations of Heaven and Hell to 7 Youths Together as a group, these 7 Columbian youths were taken by Jesus Christ and shown Heaven and Hell. Hear their account of the Glories of Heaven and misery of Hell. Due to the recording, we could only record 6 testimonies, Originally transcribed from Spanish Audio, Illustrations/Pictures were added later, and were not part of the testimony, Translation help by Claudia Alejandra Elguezabal -Heaven- [Youtube.com Video] http://www.minluznaciones.org --Hell—[translations listed at the link] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --- (1st Testimony, Esau) --- 2 Corinthians 12:2 : I know a...
  • Heaven: Close Encounters of the God Kind (excerpts & commentary)[Open]

    06/06/2008 1:08:47 PM PDT · by Quix · 93 replies · 1,619+ views
    Dearly Beloved . . . Following are some brief excerpts from Bro Jesse's book. I've read a number of Heavenly Visitation narratives. They are all different in some respects. Some folks might think that they are so different that the individuals must be visiting a different place. I don't feel that way. There's usually some things that are essentially the same. Virtually always, there's some aspect of the narrative that some group of Christians gets all up in arms about being unBiblical. I've never found any of the more convincing narratives that way, personally. I have observed that there's virtually...
  • Freep a poll! (Should Alec Baldwin lose his visitation rights to daughter?)

    04/19/2007 3:09:33 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 5 replies · 373+ views
    www.tmz.com ^ | 4-19-07 | TMZ
    Should the judge terminate Baldwin's visitation rights? Yes No
  • If Enough People Speak Out, Family Law Can Be Reformed

    02/03/2007 2:55:56 PM PST · by teri in cali · 3 replies · 377+ views
    Mens News Daily ^ | 2/2/07 | T. Stoddard
    A Divorced Dad goes to see his kids for a day of fun. But then...Can you relate to this man's plight? Are you a noncustodial dad? A noncustodial mom who deals with the exact same things? Is your husband or wife going through this? Do you have a son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, friend or coworker who you suffers the same injustices?If you click the television above you can watch the short film Any Dad produced by Rich Farr of Krights, a well-known family law reform advocate. Any Dad is receiving positive reviews on current TV.The more "Greenlights" you...