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Day: August 23, 2014

august 24, 2014-21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Bulletin: August 24, 2014-21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Rock

THE ROCK       Peter was Jesus’ choice to lead the fragile band of apostles. In today’s Gospel, Simon is given a new name—Peter, the “rock.” In John’s Gospel, Peter is called to be a shepherd. He is expected to lay down his life for his sheep. And tradition tells us that he did just that.…
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Liberian Archbishop describes the Ebola outbreak as heart-breaking

The Medical charity Medecins sans Frontieres says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has caused widespread panic and the collapse of health care systems, particularly in Liberia.  The charity called for Western nations to send more medical experts to help contain the deadly virus which kills more than half of those who contract the disease.…
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Pope’s Message to the Meeting for Friendship among Peoples

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a message to the Meeting for Friendship among Peoples gathering in Rimini from August 24-30. In a letter addressed to the Bishop of Rimini, the Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, conveyed Pope Francis’ best wishes and blessings for the annual Meeting, which this year has for its theme…
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Liberian Archbishop describes the Ebola outbreak as heart-breaking

The Medical charity Medecins sans Frontieres says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has caused widespread panic and the collapse of health care systems, particularly in Liberia.  The charity called for Western nations to send more medical experts to help contain the deadly virus which kills more than half of those who contract the disease.…
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