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- The Good News: Join Phoenix Prayer Rally Against Christmas Drag Show December 7, & More Dispatches. . .You are all invited to join the Romeros as they conduct a peaceful prayer rally on Thursday Dec 7. What inspired the prayer rally? Drag queens are going to make a mockery of Christ & Christmas at the Arizona Financial Theatre.
- The Good News: New Report Details the Extent of the Fbi’s Weaponization of Law Enforcement Against Traditional Catholics, & More Dispatches. . .We now know the Bureau interviewed a priest and choir director affiliated with a Catholic Church.
- The Good News: The Mystery of Caravaggio’s Lost Christmas Painting, & More Dispatches. . .This painting of the Nativity was stolen in 1969. Its disappearance reflects greed and lawlessness — but the artwork itself tells a story of sacrificial love.
- The Good News: Msgr. Pope’s First Sunday in advent homily, & More Dispatches. . .The Sunday Gospel announces a critical Advent theme: While I want to comment primarily on the Reading from Isaiah, the Gospel admonition surely deserves some attention as well.
- The Good News: The Next Possible Pope May Be Hungarian, & More Dispatches. . .The next pope could potentially be similar to Pope Francis, however, the outcome is uncertain since the God of surprises could bring about unexpected changes.
- The Good News: Do Not Overlook or Hurry Up the Advent Season, & More Dispatches. . .Advent season serves a dual purpose for Catholics: preparing for the celebration of Christ’s birth and anticipating his second coming. Embracing the monthlong period of Advent as both a joyful celebration and a preparatory period of repentance, meditation, and penance is vital.
- The Good News: Catholics Can Receive a Plenary Indulgence by Praying Before a Nativity Scene, & More Dispatches. . .Catholics can receive a plenary indulgence from Dec. 8 to Feb. 2, 2024, by praying before a Nativity scene in a Franciscan church.
- The Good News: A Hundred Million Miracles Are Happening Every Day, & More News. . .A man with an aortic aneurysm received water from Lourdes and prayed frequently. Doctors recommended surgery, but six months later, tests revealed no aneurysm, which the man believed was a miraculous healing.
- The Good News: Did Jesus Really Write This Letter to a 1st Century King, & More . . .The tale of King Abgar V of Edessa, and his exchange with Jesus is an alluring mix of historical fact and religious legend. You’re in for an exciting read!
- The Good News: Did You Know How Catholic Traditions Shaped the First American Thanksgiving, & More . . .Is Thanksgiving More Influenced by Catholicism Than We Thought?
- The Good News: Surge in Enrollment at “faithful Catholic Colleges”, & More . . .Report Shows Increase in Enrollment at “Faithful Catholic Colleges”
- The Good News: Was the Virgin Mary Fed by Angels While in the Temple?, & More . . .Depictions of the Virgin Mary in Eastern iconography often feature her within the temple, receiving a loaf of bread from an angel.
- The Good News: Five Myths About Purgatory That Too Many People Still Believe, Maybe Even You, & More . . .“Eternal rest, grant unto them, O Lord. . .”
- The Good News: From Cradle Catholic to Agnostic to the Priesthood, & More Good News. . .Even though I was born into a Catholic family, I turned agnostic when I was 18. It wasn’t until I turned 38 that I experienced a spiritual awakening that changed my life’s direction. Five years later, at age 43, I returned to the Catholic Church. During my reversion, I devoted a lot of time to introspection and studying the Church’s teachings.
- The Good News: A New Order Called the Sisters of the Little Way, & More . . .We are the Sisters of the Little Way of Beauty, Truth, and Goodness, a private association of the faithful intending to become a religious institute, given a charism rooted profoundly in the authority of God who is Goodness, Truth, and Beauty.