Saturday, March 9
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Saturday, March 9

DAILY MASS READINGS Hosea 6:1-6 Psalm 51 Luke 18:9-14 In the Gospel for Mass today, Saint Luke presents two people who both make their way to the Temple to pray. One is a religious “pharisee”  and the other is an unscrupulous publican or tax-collector (Luke 18:9-14). Surprisingly, humility and charity are lacking in the seemingly...

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Pray Fervently for the Cardinal-Electors
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Pray Fervently for the Cardinal-Electors

SAINT ALPHONSUS LIGOURI (d. 1787) was keenly aware that a less than qualified, less than zealous pope could be elected. God does not automatically bring forth the right man as the successor of Peter, the man who will serve the Church fervently and with perfect fidelity to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. We do not...

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Papal Conclave – Update March 6
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Papal Conclave – Update March 6

There still are a few cardinal-electors who have not yet arrived in Rome.  [Cardinal-Elector = less than 80 years of age]. They all must be present to make the decision to set the beginning date for the papal conclave if they wish to convene before March 15. Meanwhile, Vatican sources are reporting the Sistine Chapel...

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