Source Archives

August 2019

The Fleet Sources – 18 August 2019 – 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 38-C

Dear Fr. Thom (N) – Dear Aquinas (C) – Q & A (S)

National Catholic Register – “Martin Luther’s Problem With the ‘Epistle of Straw,’” by Kathy Schiffer
http://www.ncregister.com/blog/kschiffer/martin-luthers-problem-with-the-epistle-of-straw

EWTN – “Defending the Deuterocanonicals,” by James Akin
http://www.ewtn.com/library/answers/deuteros.htm

 

Marks of the Church: “catholic” (N0 (C) (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 830, 831, 845)

 

Be Still and Know that I am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1073)

 Adoremus.org  –  October 15, 2006; Online Edition – October 2006,Vol. XII, No. 7 – What is the Effect of the Priest Changing the Words of the Mass? Is There Anything We Can Do?”
https://adoremus.org/2006/10/15/What-is-the-Effect-of-the-Priest-Changing-the-Words-of-the-Mass-Is-There-Anything-We-Can-Do/

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Jeremiah 38: 4-6, 8-10
Hebrews 12:1-4
Luke 12:49-53

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1271)

New Advent – Ignatius of Antioch
http://www.ewtn.com/library/mary/ignatius.htm

Catholic Answers – Jim Blackburn, “Was the Early Church ‘Catholic’ or Just ‘Christian’?”
https://www.catholic.com/magazine/online-edition/was-the-early-church-catholic-or-just-christian

Church Pop – “Are You Catholic or Christian?”: 10 Things Catholics Are Sick of Hearing,
https://churchpop.com/2019/03/23/are-you-catholic-or-christian-10-things-catholics-are-sick-of-hearing/

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 11 August 2019 – 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 37-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S)

St. Paul Center – “Understanding Mary as Queen Mother,” by Edward Sri
https://stpaulcenter.com/understanding-mary-as-queen-mother/

Catholic Answers Forums – queenship
https://forums.catholic.com/t/mary-crowned/26184

Agape Bible Study The Blessed Virgin Mary: Queen Mother of the New Davidic Kingdom
https://www.agapebiblestudy.com/documents/Mary%20The%20Queen%20Mother%20of%20the%20New%20Davidic%20Kingdom.htm

 

Marks of the Church: “holy” (N) (C) (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 823)

Etymology – “holy”
https://www.etymonline.com/word/holy

Etymology Online – “sacred”
https://www.etymonline.com/word/sacred

Etymology Online – “profane”
https://www.etymonline.com/word/profane

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N) Champions of the Faith (C) – Heroes of the Faith (S)

St. Maximillian Kolbe:
https://www.marytown.com/about-saint-maximilian
and
https://saintmaximiliankolbe.com/biography/

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

St. Charles Borromeo, Bible Study – 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_ot_19.pdf

Agape Bible Study – 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_19_c

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2807, 2168)

Modern Catholic Dictionary, Fr. John Hardon, S.J. Bardstown, KY: Eternal Life Publ., 1999.
* ‘holiness’ – p. 251

 

 

 

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July 2019

The Fleet Sources – 4 Aug 2019 – 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time – 36-C

Turn, Turn, Turn (N) – For Everything, A Season (C) – A Time for Everything (S)

 U.S.C.C.B. – The Book of Ecclesiastes, Introduction
http://www.usccb.org/bible/ecclesiastes/0

New Advent – Ecclesiastes
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05244b.htm

Catholic Answers – “Ecclesiastes,” by Antonio Fuentes
https://www.catholic.com/magazine/print-edition/ecclesiastes

Catholic News Agency – Ecclesiastes
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/resources/bible/introduction-to-the-old-testament/ecclesiastes

Study Light – Ecclesiastes
George Haydock’s Catholic Bible Commentary
https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/ecclesiastes.html

 

 Marks of the Church: “One” (N) (C) (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 811, 813)

 

 Saints Preserve Us! (N) – Champions of the Faith (C) – Heroes of the Faith (S)

 St. John Vianney, The Cure of Ars:

From the Catholic Encyclopedia (1913 ed.):
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08326c.htm

From InsideEWTN:
https://insideewtn.com/2018/04/24/st-john-vianney-the-parish-priest-who-took-on-his-parishioners-sins/

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Agape Bible Study – 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_18_c

St. Charles Borromeo – 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_ot_18.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 760; page 197)

The Catholic Thing – “God’s Tower,” by Fr. Robert P. Imbelli (Sunday, February 17, 2019).
https://www.thecatholicthing.org/2019/02/17/gods-tower/?utm_source=The+Catholic+Thing+Daily&utm_campaign=b8418934ae-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_12_07_01_02_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_769a14e16a-b8418934ae-244081417

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources –28 July 2019 – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 35-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2698)


S.M.A.R.T. (N) (C) (S)

Taylor Marshall – Podcast Archive, #196, 2019- “Catholic Goals for Battle with Dr Taylor Marshall                ,” January 1, 2019.
https://taylormarshall.com/podcastarchive

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N) – Champions of the Faith (C) – Heroes of the Faith (S)

St. Martha of Bethany:
https://www.catholicireland.net/saintoftheday/st-marthaof-bethany-1st-century-sister/

 

 Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

St. Charles Borromeo – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_ot_17.pdf

Agape Bible Study – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_17_c

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1972)

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass –(S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church- (CCC 2570)

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 21 July 2019 – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 34-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S)

Aquinas and More – Monthly devotions
https://www.aquinasandmore.com/catholic-articles/monthly-dedications-church-year/

 

S.M.A.R.T (N) (C) (S)

Taylor Marshall – Podcast Archive, #196, 2019- “Catholic Goals for Battle with Dr Taylor Marshall                ,” January 1, 2019.
https://taylormarshall.com/podcastarchive

 

Getting It Straight (N) (C)

The Inquisition:

National Review – “The Real Inquisition,” by Thomas F. Madden; June 18, 2004 2:26 PM

Crisis – “The Truth about the Spanish Inquisition,” By Thomas F. Madden, April 2, 2011
https://www.crisismagazine.com/2011/the-truth-about-the-spanish-inquisition

 Catholic Answers – “The Inquisition,” November 19, 2018
https://www.catholic.com/tract/the-inquisition

Catholic Straight Answers – “What are the facts about the Inquisition?”
http://catholicstraightanswers.com/what-are-the-facts-about-the-inquisition/

 

History’s Mysteries (S)

 Fr. William Saunders answers the question, “Melchizedek – who was he?”
https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/catholic-contributions/a-priest-of-god-most-high.html

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Israel Institute of Biblical Studies –
https://blog.israelbiblicalstudies.com/holy-land-studies/two-biblical-trees/

St. Charles Borromeo – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_ot_16.pdf

Agape – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_16_c

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1803, 1889)

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources -14 July 2019 – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 33-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC 2697)

Aquinas and More – Monthly Devotions of the Church Year
https://www.aquinasandmore.com/catholic-articles/monthly-dedications-church-year/

 

 S.M.A.R.T. (N) (C) (S)

Taylor Marshall – Podcast Archive, #196, 2019- “Catholic Goals for Battle with Dr Taylor Marshall                ,” January 1, 2019.
https://taylormarshall.com/podcastarchive

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N) – Champions of the Faith (C) – Heroes of the Faith (S)

St. Alexius:
The Orthodox Christian story:
https://orthodoxwiki.org/Alexios_the_Man_of_God
and
https://oca.org/saints/lives/2014/03/17/100822-venerable-alexis-the-man-of-god

As the Congregation of Alexian Brothers have preserved his story:
http://alexianbrothers.ie/st-alexius

And as posted by CatholicWorldNews.com:
http://www.catholicnewsworld.com/2014/07/saint-july-17-st-alexius-man-of-god.html

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Agape Bible Study – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, (Cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_15_c

St. Charles Borromeo – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_ot_15.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church –  (CCC 2177, 2178, 2182)

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 7 July 2019 – 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 32-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2697)

 

S.M.A.R.T. (N) (C) (S)

 Taylor Marshall – Podcast Archive, #196, 2019- “Catholic Goals for Battle with Dr Taylor Marshall ,” January 1, 2019.
https://taylormarshall.com/podcastarchive

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N) – Champions of the Faith (C) – Heroes of the Faith (S)

 Blessed Peter To Rot:
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/resources/jmj-sydney-2008/patron-saints/blessed-peter-to-rot

 

Scriptural Secrets – Hidden Gems – Pearls of Wisdom

 Agape Bible Study – 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_14_c

St. Charles Borromeo – 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_ot_14.pdf

EWTN – Galatians 6 :17 Paul stigmata? Answer by Fr. John Echert, 6/10/2001
http://www.ewtn.com/vexperts/showmessage.asp?number=340561&Pg=&Pgnu=&recnu=

Study Light – Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary, Galatians 6:17
https://www.studylight.org/commentary/galatians/6-17.html

Conservative Colloquium – A Catholic Reading of Galatians
Posted by Tony Listi on March 14, 2011
https://conservativecolloquium.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/a-catholic-reading-of-galatians/

 

Catechetical Corner – Catholic Passport – Catholic Boarding Pass

Catechism of the Catholic Church- (CCC 2697, 2699)

M.I.T. – Apology, by Plato, Translated by Benjamin Jowett
http://classics.mit.edu/Plato/apology.html

The Philosophy –  “The unexamined life is not worth living.”
https://www.the-philosophy.com/unexamined-life-worth-living-socrates

Spark Notes – Plato, The Apology, 35e – 38b, “The unexamined life is not worth living.”
https://www.sparknotes.com/philosophy/apology/section7/

 

 

 

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June 2019

The Fleet Sources – 30 June 2019 – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 31-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S)

Taylor Marshall – Podcast Archive, #196, 2019- “Catholic Goals for Battle with Dr Taylor Marshall                ,” January 1, 2019.
https://taylormarshall.com/podcastarchive

Marc Foley, O.C.D. The Ascent of Mount Carmel, Reflections. Washington, D.C.: ICS Publications, Institute of Carmelite Studies, 2013.
*@ p. 43, referencing the below:

Kiernan Kavanaugh, O.C.D., and Otilio Rodriquez, O.C.D. The Collected Words of St. John of the Cross. Washington, D.C.: ICS Publications, Institute of Carmelite Studies, 2017.
*Ascent of Mount Carmel, Book I, Chapter 8, number 2.

 

 Saints Preserve Us! (N) – Champions of the Faith (C) – Heroes of the Faith (S)

St. Antonio Maria Zaccaria:
http://www.ewtn.www.newadvent.org/cathen/01588a.htm

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

St. Charles Borromeo – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_ot_13.pdf

Agape Bible Study – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_13_c

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1275, 1816, 2427, 2466)

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 23 June 2019 – Corpus Christi Sunday – 30-C

Prayer of the Past (N) – Prayers From the Past (C) – Ancient Prayers (S)

 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

Vincent P. Branick. Understanding Paul and His Letters. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2009.
*@ p. 153-154

 

History’s Mysteries (N) (C) (S)

 Agape Bible Study – “The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ – Corpus Christi,” Cycle C
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Obligations_Solemnities_Feasts/corpus_christi_c

Chabad – “Who Was Melchizedek?” by Menachem Posner
https://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/1326593/jewish/Who-Was-Melchizedek.htm

Torah – “Who Assumed Melchizedek’s Priesthood? How such a minor biblical character became so significant in Jewish and Christian interpretation?” by Dr. Rabbi Joshua Garroway
https://thetorah.com/who-assumed-melchizedeks-priesthood/

 

Patterns in  Sands of Time (N)– Patterns of Salvation History (C) – Patterns of History (S)

 A reflection

Also, see Agape Bible Study,
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Obligations_Solemnities_Feasts/corpus_christi_c)

 

 Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Luke 9: 1-6; 11b-17

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1534, 1535, 1544, 1581, 1582)

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources -16 June 2019 – Holy Trinity Sunday – 29-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S)

Wikipedia – Trisagion
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisagion

Church Year – “All About the Trinity, Trinity Sunday History, Information, Prayers, Resources, Traditions, & More”
http://www.churchyear.net/trinitysunday.html

The Divine Mercy – The Chaplet of Divine Mercy
https://www.thedivinemercy.org/message/devotions/praythechaplet.php

 

Dear Fr. Thom (N); Dear Aquinas (C)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 687)

Church Year – “All About the Trinity, Trinity Sunday History, Information, Prayers, Resources, Traditions, & More,” Introduction:
“Common wisdom is that if you discuss the Trinity for longer than a few minutes, you will slip into heresy…”
http://www.churchyear.net/trinitysunday.html

St. Charles Borromeo – Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Cycle C:
“The oldest doctrinal formulation of the Church’s belief in the Trinity is in the Apostle’s Creed, which… served as the basis of catechumenal instruction and as a baptismal confession of faith since the 2nd century.”
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_trinit.pdf

 

 Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Agape Bible Study – Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity (cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Obligations_Solemnities_Feasts/most_holy_trinity_c

St. Charles Borromeo- Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity – Cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_trinit.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church –  (CCC 335, 1240, 1997)

Church Year –
http://www.churchyear.net/trinitysunday.html

Catholic Culture – “Catholic Activity: The Trinity and the Mass”
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/activities/view.cfm?id=1091

Catholic Culture: Trinity Sunday
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/calendar/day.cfm?date=2019-06-16

 

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 9 June 2019– Pentecost Sunday – 28-C

Praying In the Spirit (N) (C) (S)

Sparkling Gems from the Greek – “The Most Common Word for Prayer in the New Testament”
https://renner.org/the-most-common-word-for-prayer-in-the-new-testament/

Got Questions – Praying in the Spirit
https://www.gotquestions.org/praying-Spirit.html

 

 Praying To the Spirit (N) (C) (S)

 EWTN – Prayers, Come Holy Spirit
https://www.ewtn.com/devotionals/pentecost/pent11.htm

Sancta Trinitas – Prayers to the Holy Ghost
https://www.sanctatrinitas.org/Prayers_to_the_Holy_Ghost.html

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Agape Bible Study – Feast of Pentecost (cycles A, B, C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Easter_Season/pentecost_abc

St. Charles Borromeo – Pentecost Sunday
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_pentecos.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church –  (CCC 687, 1147)

 Etymology – iconoclast
https://www.etymonline.com/word/iconoclast

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 2 June 2019 – Ascension/Seventh Sunday of Easter – 27-C

Prayer of the Past (N) (C); Ancient Prayers (S)

See Gospel for Seventh Sunday of Easter: John 17:20-26


Sixth Council: Constantinople III (N) (C) (S)

History Central – Timelines
https://www.historycentral.com/dates/100ad.html

New World Encyclopedia – Third Council of Constantinople
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Third_Council_of_Constantinople

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N) – Champions of the Faith (C) – Heroes of the Faith (S)

The life of St. Columba from the Medieval Sourcebook:
https://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/basis/columba-e.asp

New Advent’s account of St. Columba’s life:
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/04136a.htm

St. Columba encounters the Loch Ness Monster:
http://www.ncregister.com/blog/astagnaro/st.-columba-and-the-loch-ness-monster

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Agape Bible Study – Seventh Sunday of Easter (cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Easter_Season/Easter_7_c

Agape Bible Study – Ascension Thursday (cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Obligations_Solemnities_Feasts/ascension_c

Bible Gateway – John 17:1-26
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+17%3A1-30&version=RSVCE;NABRE

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 668, 670, 672, 675)

 

 

 

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May 2019

The Fleet Sources – 26 MAY 2019 – Sixth Sunday of Easter – 26-C

Prayer of the Past (N) – Prayers From the Past (C) – Ancient Prayers (S)

 University of Notre Dame – Faith ND, “Pope St. Gregory the Great”
http://faith.nd.edu/s/1210/faith/interior.aspx?sid=1210&gid=609&pgid=16180&cid=32537&ecid=32537&crid=0&calpgid=61&calcid=53508

Oraciones y Devociones Católicas – The Nine Payers of Saint Gregory the Great, In Reverence to the Sacred Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ
http://oracionesydevocionescatolicas.com/nine_prayers_saint_gregory.htm

Catholic Faith and Reason – St. Gregory the Great
http://www.catholicfaithandreason.org/st-gregory-the-great-540-604-ad.html

 

5th Council: Constantinople II – (N) (C) (S)

Papal Encyclicals – Second Council of Constantinople
http://www.papalencyclicals.net/councils/ecum05.htm

Christian Answers – What is the Jesus Seminar?
https://christiananswers.net/q-eden/edn-t017.html

 

 Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

St. Charles Borromeo –
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_east_6.pdf

Agape Bible Study – 6th Sunday of Easter, cycle C
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Easter_Season/Easter_6_c

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church –  (CCC 659, 661, 665, 666)

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 19 May 2019 – Fifth Sunday of Easter – 25-C

 Prayer of the Past (N) – Prayers From the Past (C) – Ancient Prayers (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1691)

 Crossroads Initiative – St. Leo the Great
https://www.crossroadsinitiative.com/media/articles/recognize-the-dignity-of-your-nature/
* Sermo 7 in Nativitate Domini, 2.6; PL 54, 217-218, 220-221

Catholic Faith and Reason – “Leo the Great: The First Pope Doctor of the Church”
http://www.catholicfaithandreason.org/st-leo-the-great.html
*p.222, Aquilina: “One and the same Christ, Son, Lord, Only-begotten, known in two natures, without confusion, without change, without division, without separation.”

University of Notre Dame – Faith ND, “Pope St. Leo the Great”
http://faith.nd.edu/s/1210/faith/interior.aspx?sid=1210&gid=609&pgid=22740&cid=43998&ecid=43998&crid=0

America, The Jesuit Review – “An Ancient Prayer That Can Serve As an Anchor for Us Moderns,” by Joseph McAuley
https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2014/11/21/ancient-prayer-can-serve-anchor-us-moderns

Faith and Worship – Ancient Christian Prayers
http://www.faithandworship.com/early_Christian_prayers.htm

St. Robert Bellarmine – A. Hamman, O.F.M., ed., Walter Mitchell, trans. Early Christian Prayers, 1961. PDF, 9
http://www.strobertbellarmine.net/books/Hamman–Prayers.pdf

CNA- Catholic News Agency – Pope Leo the Great
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/saint/pope-st-leo-the-great-651

 

Some Facts in Acts (N) – Facts in Acts (C) – Acts’ Facts (S)

 Christian Courier – “Conversions in Acts,” Wayne Jackson
https://www.christiancourier.com/articles/1277-conversions-in-acts

Catholic Resources – “The Acts of the Apostles,” by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.
http://catholic-resources.org/Bible/Acts.htm

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Acts 13 and 14

Timeline from Apostle Paul’s First Missionary Journey to death
https://www.biblestudy.org/apostlepaul/timeline-life-of-paul-from-first-missionary-journey-to-death.html

For Fr. Felix Just, S.J.’s comprehensive treatment of Paul in note-form:
http://www.catholic-resources.org/CBI-Orange/2014-01-04-Handouts-Paul.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 771, 778)

Encyclopaedia Britannica
https://www.britannica.com/event/Council-of-Chalcedon

Catholic Straight Answers – “Holy See”
http://catholicstraightanswers.com/what-does-the-term-holy-see-mean/

Papal Encyclicals Online – Council of Chalcedon – 451 A.D., Council Fathers
http://www.papalencyclicals.net/councils/ecum04.htm

New Advent – Eutyches, Monophysite heresy
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05631a.htm

New Advent – Holy See
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07424b.htm

Vatican – John Paul II, Encyclicals
http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_jp-ii_enc_25051995_ut-unum-sint.html

 

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 12 May 2019 – Fourth Sunday of Easter – 24-C

Prayer of the Past (N) Prayers From the Past (C) Ancient Prayers (S)

Hammon, A., O.F.M., Ed. Early Christian Prayers. Translated by Walter Mitchell (Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., 1961), chap. 3, St. Robert Bellarmine Books, PDF, http://www.strobertbellarmine.net/books/Hamman–Prayers.pdf.

America, The Jesuit Review – “An Ancient Prayer That Can Serve As an Anchor for Us Moderns,” by Joseph McAuley
https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2014/11/21/ancient-prayer-can-serve-anchor-us-moderns

Faith and Worship – Ancient Christian Prayers
http://www.faithandworship.com/early_Christian_prayers.htm

 

Our Lady of Fatima (N) (C) (S)

The Fatima Messages in Our Lady’s own words:
http://www.pilgrimvirginstatue.com/message-of-fatima

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

St. Charles Borromeo – Fourth Sunday of Easter Cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_east_4.pdf

Agape Bible Study – Fourth Sunday of Easter (cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Easter_Season/Easter_4_c

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church –  (CCC 1996, 1997, 1998)

EWTN- Pelagianism
https://www.ewtn.com/library/HOMELIBR/CEPELAGI.TXT

 

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 5 May 2018 – Third Sunday of Easter – 23-C

Prayer of the Past (N) – Prayers From the Past (C)Ancient Prayers (S)

Larry Hurtado. How on Earth Did Jesus Become A God? Historical Questions about Earliest Devotion to Jesus. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2005
*pp. 141-142

America, the Jesuit Review – “An Ancient Prayer That Can Serve As an Anchor for Us Moderns,” by Joseph McAuley
https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2014/11/21/ancient-prayer-can-serve-anchor-us-moderns

Faith and Worship – “Ancient Christian Prayers”
http://www.faithandworship.com/early_Christian_prayers.htm

International Catholic University, Faith Seeking Understanding –
https://icucourses.com/pages/037-03-the-new-testament-st-pauls-hymns-of-christ

Inter Varsity Press – Review of: “New Testament Christological Hymns, Exploring Texts, Contexts, and Significance,” by Matthew E. Gordley
https://www.ivpress.com/new-testament-christological-hymns

List Verse – “10 Oldest Surviving Documents of Their Type,” by Alan Boyle
http://listverse.com/2013/11/10/10-oldest-surviving-documents-of-their-type-in-the-world-2/

\Biblical Training – Lesson 17 – Christological Hymns
https://www.biblicaltraining.org/library/christological-hymns/new-testament-introduction/ben-witherington

St. Robert Bellarmine – A. Hamman, O.F.M., ed., Walter Mitchell, trans. Early Christian Prayers, 1961. PDF, 9
http://www.strobertbellarmine.net/books/Hamman–Prayers.pdf

 

 Counsels of the Councils (N) (C) (S)

New Advent – The 21 Ecumenical Councils
http://www.newadvent.org/library/almanac_14388a.htm

OSV – “Your guide to the ecumenical councils of the Church,” by D.D. Emmons
https://www.osv.com/OSVNewsweekly/Article/TabId/535/ArtMID/13567/ArticleID/25048/Your-guide-to-the-ecumenical-councils-of-the-Church.aspx

Obitel Minsk –
https://blog.obitel-minsk.com/2017/05/quick-facts-about-7-ecumenical-councils.html

Catholic Online – “The Ecumenical Councils and their Chief Doctrines”
https://www.catholic.org/prayers/councils.php

EWTN Library – “THE GREAT HERESIES, Chapter One,” by Hilaire Belloc
http://www.ewtn.com/library/HOMELIBR/HERESY2.TXT

Catholic Exchange – “The Top Ten Most Important Church Councils,” by Stephen Beale
https://catholicexchange.com/the-top-ten-most-important-church-councils

Catholic Resources – “The Development of Core Christian Teachings: Ecumenical Councils,” by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.
http://catholic-resources.org/ChurchDocs/EcumenicalCouncils.htm

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

 Acts 5:27-32, 40B-41

Psalms 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11-12, 13

Revelation 5:11-14

John 21:1-19

St. Charles Borromeo – 3rd Sunday of Easter – Cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_east_3.pdf

Agape Bible Study – 3rd SUNDAY OF EASTER (Cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Easter_Season/Easter_3_c

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC 242)

 

 

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April 2019

The Fleet Sources -28 April 2019 – Second Sunday of Easter – Divine Mercy – 22-C

The Church: The Body of Christ (N) (C) (S)

Catholic Culture – “Why do Catholics speak so often of ‘the Church’ instead of ‘Christ’?” Dr. Jeff Mirus
https://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/the-city-gates.cfm?id=1631

 

The Apostles’ Council (N) – Jerusalem’s Council (C) – The Jerusalem Council (S)

 Vatican – St. Paul, Outside-the-Walls; The Council of Jerusalem
http://www.vatican.va/various/basiliche/san_paolo/en/san_paolo/concilio.htm

New Advent – Judaizers
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08537a.htm

Orthodox Wiki – Apostolic Council of Jerusalem
https://orthodoxwiki.org/Apostolic_Council_of_Jerusalem

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

John 20:19-31: “Receive the Holy Spirit…” cited by The Council of Trent for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Ignatius Catholic Study Bible, New Testament, RSVCE, 2nd Edition. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press, 2010.
*see commentary, p. 231

The first seven councils:

  1. First Council of Nicaea, 325 A.D.
  2. First Council of Constantinople, 381 A.D.
  3. First Council of Ephesus, 431 A.D.
  4. Council of Chalcedon, 451 A.D.
  5. Second Council of Constantinople, 553 A.D.
  6. Third Council of Constantinople, 680–681 A.D.
  7. Second Councilof Nicaea, 787 A.D.

[a mnemonic help: Never Consider Entering Church Conniving, Confabbing, or Nodding off.”]

Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC 250)

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources -21 April 2019 – The Resurrection of Our Lord – 21-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S)

 A Catholic Life Blogspot – “The (5) Sequences in the Church: A History and Tradition of Sequences”
https://acatholiclife.blogspot.com/2017/11/the-5-sequences-in-church-history-and.html

Catholic Online – St. Pius V
https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=5515

New Advent – Sequence
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12481d.htm

 

The Ponderings of Athanasius (N) – Athanasius Says (C) – Athanasius (S)

 On the IncarnationDe Incarnatione Verbi Dei – by St. Athanasius
Chapter 5 of this treatise:
http://www.copticchurch.net/topics/theology/incarnation_st_athanasius.pdf

 

The Harrowing of Hell (N) – Harrowing Hell (C) (S)

New Advent – Harrowing of Hell
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07143d.htm

Quora –
https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-Harrowing-of-Hell

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Acts 10:34, 37-43: from three to ‘untold multitudes’

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Fifth article of the Creed: Jesus “descended into hell and on the third day He rose again from the dead.”
The Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 634, 635)

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 14 April 2019 – Palm/Passion Sunday – 20-C

“We Adore You O Christ and We Praise You…” (N) (C) (S)

Catholic Exchange
https://catholicexchange.com/the-meaning-of-his-piercing


Setting the Record Straight
(N) – Getting Things Straight (C) – A Little Background (S)

 Amazon – Gerard M. Verschuuren
https://www.amazon.com/Gerard-M.-Verschuuren/e/B001JOUK4C

Wikipedia – Gerard M. Verschuuren
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerard_Verschuuren

NC Register – “Why visit a Catholic cemetery today”; sacramental
http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/why-visit-a-catholic-cemetery-today


Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Luke 22:14 – 23:56: Reflection on the Passion


Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Fourth Article of the Creed: Christ, ‘… suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried…’    (CCC 571, 572)

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 7 April 2019 – Fifth Sunday of Lent/Third Scrutiny – 19-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S)

Stations of the Cross:
https://www.ourladyswarriors.org/prayer/stations.htm


Scrutiny (N) (C) (S)

 EWTN –
History of RCIA and general history of the Church – an answer by Dr. Warren Carroll:
http://www.ewtn.com/v/experts/showmessage.asp?number=343706&Pg=&Pgnu=&recnu=

TEAM RCIA – “A simple history of reconciliation for RCIA catechists”
http://teamrcia.com/2013/06/a-simple-history-of-reconciliation-for-rcia-catechists/

Team RCIA Readings: John 11:1-45
http://teamrcia.com/2013/01/do-we-have-to-use-year-a-readings-for-the-rcia-scrutinies/

Catholic Doors Ministry – “THE R.C.I.A. (The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)”
https://www.catholicdoors.com/courses/rcia.htm

Holy Spirit Catholic Church – History of the R.C.I.A.
https://holyspiritcatholic.com/history-of-rcia

Association for Catechumenal Ministry – The Story, Context for Catechesis
https://acmrcia.org/blog/story-context-catechesis

 

Scriptural Secrets(N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

 Philippians 3:8-14

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church –  (CCC 1739)

 

 

 

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March 2019

The Fleet Sources -31 March 2019 – Fourth Sunday of Lent/ Laetare Sunday – 18-C

We Adore You, O Christ, and We Praise You… (N) (C) (S)

 Stations of the Cross
https://www.ourladyswarriors.org/prayer/stations.htm

 

Scrutiny (N) (C); Scrutinize… huh? (S)

 The Didache Bible, with Commentary based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church (NABRE)
*see commentary at bottom of page; The Woman at the Well, p. 1804
* see commentary at bottom of page; The Man Born Blind, p. 1820-21

Catholic Doors Ministry – “THE R.C.I.A. (The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)”
https://www.catholicdoors.com/courses/rcia.htm

Holy Spirit Catholic Church – History of the R.C.I.A.
https://holyspiritcatholic.com/history-of-rcia

Association for Catechumenal Ministry – The Story, Context for Catechesis
https://acmrcia.org/blog/story-context-catechesis

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Unseen Riches (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church– (CCC 1439)

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church- (CCC 1427,1429,1431)

 

 

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The Fleet Sources -24 March 2019 – Third Sunday of Lent – 17-C

We Adore You, O Christ, and We Praise You… (N) (C) (S)

Stations of the Cross
https://www.ourladyswarriors.org/prayer/stations.htm


Scrutiny (N) (C)
Scrutinize… huh? (S)

 EWTN – History of RCIA and general history of the Church – an answer by Dr. Warren Carroll:
http://www.ewtn.com/v/experts/showmessage.asp?number=343706&Pg=&Pgnu=&recnu=

TEAM RCIA – “A simple history of reconciliation for RCIA catechists”
http://teamrcia.com/2013/06/a-simple-history-of-reconciliation-for-rcia-catechists/

* -Readings for RCIA Catechists
http://teamrcia.com/2013/01/do-we-have-to-use-year-a-readings-for-the-rcia-scrutinies/

Catholic Doors Ministry – “THE R.C.I.A. (The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)”
https://www.catholicdoors.com/courses/rcia.htm

Holy Spirit Catholic Church – History of the R.C.I.A.
https://holyspiritcatholic.com/history-of-rcia

Association for Catechumenal Ministry – The Story, Context for Catechesis
https://acmrcia.org/blog/story-context-catechesis

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Unseen Riches (S)

 There is no historical record of Galileans slaughtered by Pilate while offering sacrifice or of people killed by the tower collapsing at Siloam. But, Pilate’s reputation for cruelty supports this account. And tragic accidents were as likely then as now, though better reported today.


Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church- (CCC- 1171)

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 17 March 2019 – Second Sunday of Lent – 16-C

We Adore You O Christ and We Praise You… (N) (C)

Stations of the Cross
https://www.ourladyswarriors.org/prayer/stations.htm

 

Ancient Lands (N) – Salvation Geography (C) – Q & A (S)

Mirriam-Webster – wadi:
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wadi

 

Contracts and Covenants (N) – Covenants of Love (C)

 Got Questions – Blood Covenants:
https://www.gotquestions.org/blood-covenant.html

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Unseen Riches (S)

Jimmy Akins discusses 10 things to know about Jesus’ Transfiguration:
http://www.ncregister.com/blog/jimmy-akin/10-things-you-need-to-know-about-jesus039-transfiguration1

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church- (CCC- 1430)

Prayer Before a Crucifix:
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/prayers/view.cfm?id=766

 

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 10 March 2019 – First Sunday of Lent- 15-C

We Adore You, O Christ, and We Praise You… (N) (C) (S)

Stations of the Cross:
https://www.ourladyswarriors.org/prayer/stations.htm


The Promised Land
(N) (C)

Huffington Post – “My Father Was a Wandering Aramean…”: The Ethical Legacy of Our Origins in Exile (Parashat Ki Tavo, Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8), by Dr. Rachel Adelman
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/my-father-was-a-wandering-aramean-the-ethical_us_57e1e98de4b05d3737be5099

My Jewish Learning – “An Aramean Destroyed My Father, Commentaries on the Haggadah,” by Jeffrey Spitzer
https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/an-aramean-destroyed-my-father/

 

Who Knew?! (S)

Catholic Culture discusses the Lenten Pretzel:
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/activities/view.cfm?id=543

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Unseen Riches (T)

Agape Bible Study – First Sunday of Lent (cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Lenten_Season/Lent_1_c

St. Charles Borromeo Bible Study – First Sunday of Lent, cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_lent_1.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

CERC – Catholic Education Resource Center, “The Rite of Election: RCIA,” by Fr. William Saunders
https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/catholic-contributions/the-rite-of-election-rcia.html

Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC 1254, 1229)

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February 2019

The Fleet Sources – 3 March 2019 – 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 14-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Getting Closer To God (S)

Fr. William Saunders discusses the origin of the Stations of the Cross:
http://www.ewtn.com/library/answers/stcross.htm

 

Liturgical Lights (N) – The Guiding Light (C) – Thy Word is a Lamp… (S)

Catholic Productions – “Understanding the Sunday Mass Readings during Lent,” by Brant Pitre
https://catholicproductions.com/blogs/blog/understanding-the-sunday-mass-readings-during-lent

 

Acting Out (N) – Walking the Walk (C) – Walk the Walk (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC 1969)

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Unseen Riches (S)

St. Charles Borromeo Bible Study, cycle C –
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_ot_8.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

The Liturgy of the Hours, vol. IV, Ordinary Time, Weeks 18-34. “Sermon by Blessed Isaac of Stella,” p. 246-’47.

Catechism of the Catholic Church- (CCC 2042, 1425)

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The Fleet Sources – 24 February 2019 – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary time – 13-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Getting Closer To God (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church(CCC 2806)

 The Catholic Encyclopedia on the Our Father:
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09356a.htm

 

The Church 101 (N) (C) (S)

Lumen Gentium, the Dogmatic Constitution of the Church, on the Vatican website:
http://www.vatican.va/archive/hist_councils/ii_vatican_council/documents/vat-ii_const_19641121_lumen-gentium_en.html

Dr. Jeff Mirus of Catholic Culture presents an excellent multipart commentary on Lumen Gentium:
https://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/otc.cfm?id=602

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church- (CCC 1861)

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The Fleet Sources –17 February 2019 – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 12-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near To God (S)

Reflections on the Our Father:
Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2803, 2805)


Why did God Become Man…? (N) (C) (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church –  (CCC 459)


On This Day in Catholic History (N); B.U. ‘Before Us’ (C); This Week in History (S)

 NC Register – “9 Things You Need To Know About the Chair of St. Peter,” Jimmy Akin
http://www.ncregister.com/blog/jimmy-akin/9-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-chair-of-st.-peter

Catholic Online – St. Peter Damian
https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=780

Britannica – Iconoclastic Controversy
https://www.britannica.com/event/Iconoclastic-Controversy

Wikipeda – Thomas Becket
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Becket

New Advent – St. Peter Damian
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/11764a.htm

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N) – Champions of the Faith (C) – Heroes of the Faith (S)

  St. Peter Damian:

EWTN’s biography taken from Alban Butler’s “Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs and Other Principal Saints”:
http://www.ewtn.com/library/MARY/PETEDAMI.htm

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Unseen Riches (S)

Agape Bible Study – 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_6_c

St. Charles Bible Study – 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_ot_6.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1721, 1722, 1723)

Etymology Online – beatitude
https://www.etymonline.com/search?q=beatitude

New Advent – beatitude
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02371a.htm

Catholic Answers – beatitudes
https://www.catholic.com/encyclopedia/beatitudes

Catholic Answers – Mount of Beatitudes
https://www.catholic.com/encyclopedia/mount-of-beatitudes

Catholic Answers – “Why different beatitudes?”
https://forums.catholic.com/t/why-different-beatitudes/129257

Integrated Catholic Life – “St. Augustine on the Beatitudes,” by Steven Jonathan Rummelsburg
http://www.integratedcatholiclife.org/2014/03/rummelsburg-st-augustine-on-the-beatitudes/

New Advent – beatific vision
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02364a.htm

Catholic Herald – “What is a ‘beatific Vision,’” by Fr. Kenneth Doyle
https://www.catholicherald.com/Faith/What_is_a__beatific_vision__/

 

 

 

 

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The Fleet Sources – 10 February 2019 – Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 11-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Getting Closer To God (S)

Reflections on the Our Father:
Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 2803, 2804)

 

 Why did God Become Man…? (N) (C) (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 458)

 

Lady of Lourdes (N) (C) (S)

 Bishop Donald Montrose discusses Our Lady of Lourdes and her message:
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/view.cfm?id=5289

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N) – Champions of the Faith (C) – Heroes of the Faith (S)

EWTN posted this brief account of St. Bernadette Soubirous’ life and visions:
https://www.ewtn.com/library/mary/bernadet.htm

 

Scriptural Secrets – Hidden Gems – Unseen Riches

 Agape Bible Study – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_5_c

St. Charles Borromeo – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, cycle C
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_5_c

 

Catechetical Corner – Catholic Passport – Catholic Boarding Pass

 Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy – Anselm, “Faith seeking understanding”
https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/anselm/

NC Register – ‘Faith Seeking Understanding,’ Pope Benedict XVI, Weekly General Audience September 23, 2009
http://www.ncregister.com/site/article/faith_seeking_understanding

CERC, Catholic Education Resource Center – “Faith seeking understanding,” by Fr. George W. Rutler
https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/catholic-contributions/faith-seeking-understanding.html

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 208, 2233, 2466)

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January 2019

The Fleet Sources –3 February 2019 – Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 10-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near to God (S)

  Reflections on 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

 

 Why did God Become Man…? (N) (C) (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 457)

 

 Love Is… (N) (C) (S)

 Etymology Online – Agape
https://www.etymonline.com/word/agape

Dr. Alice von Hildebrand distinguishes between natural and supernatural love:
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/library/view.cfm?recnum=6565

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

Agape Bible Study – 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, cycle C
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_4_c

St. Charles Borromeo Bible Studies – 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_ot_4.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

New Advent – Docetism
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05070c.htm

Catholic Answers – “Docetae”
https://www.catholic.com/encyclopedia/docetae

Catholic Answers – “A Heresy as Evidence of the Historical Jesus,”  by Jon Sorensen
https://www.catholic.com/magazine/online-edition/a-heresy-as-evidence-of-the-historical-jesus

Catholic Answers – “The Great Heresies
https://www.catholic.com/tract/the-great-heresies

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 465)

 

 

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The Fleet Sources– 27 January 2018 – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – 9-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Getting Closer To God (S)

 Catholic Answers – the Fatima Prayer
https://forums.catholic.com/t/origin-of-fatima-prayer/82084

Fatima Prayers
http://www.fatimaprayers.com/fatimas-message-menu/our-lady-of-fatima-history/

World Fatima – “Fatima, A Name to Recall”
http://www.worldfatima.com/en/origins

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Unseen Riches (S)

St. Charles Borromeo – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_ot_3.pdf

Agape Bible Study – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle C)
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_3_c

Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC 528)

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic Boarding Pass (S)

The American Chesterton Society – “When Man Ceases to Worship God,” by ACS
https://www.chesterton.org/ceases-to-worship/

USCCB – “Enlisting Witnesses for Jesus Christ”
http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/how-we-teach/catechesis/catechetical-sunday/index.cfm

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1697, 2558)

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The Fleet Sources – 20 January 2018 – Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – 8-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Near To God (S)

Catholic Exchange – Morning Offering
https://catholicexchange.com/the-morning-offering-–-pray-without-ceasing

Peanut Butter & Grace – “9 Ways to Say Morning Prayers with Your Kids”
https://www.pbgrace.com/7-ways-to-say-morning-prayers-with-your-kids/

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 435)

 

January 22: Day of Prayer for the Protection of Unborn Children (N) (C) (S)

 USCCB:
http://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/resources/january-22-day-of-prayer.cfm

 

Marriage: Contract or Covenant? (N) – What is Marriage (C) – Marriage in Jesus’ Time (S)

Agape Bible Study – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C
http://www.agapebiblestudy.com/Sunday_Readings/Sunday_Readings.php?Sunday_Doc=Ordinary_Time/Ordinary_Time_2_c

My Jewish Learning – “What makes a Jewish home Jewish?” Vanessa Ochs
https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/what-makes-a-jewish-home-jewish/

National Catholic Register – “The Significance of the Wedding at Cana,” by Mark Shea
http://www.ncregister.com/blog/mark-shea/the-significance-of-the-wedding-at-cana

Salt and Light Media – “Dressing Properly for the Feast,” by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB
http://saltandlighttv.org/blogfeed/getpost.php?id=58875

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

 Refer to sources for “Marriage: Contract or Covenant? etc., above

 

Catechetical Corner – Catholic Passport – Catholic Boarding Pass

 Catholic Men – “How much wine did Jesus create at Cana? A lot.”
http://www.catholicmannight.com/uncategorized/how-much-wine-did-jesus-create-at-cana-a-lot/

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 528, 1211, 1613, 1623, 1644)

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The Fleet Sources – 13 January 2018 – The Baptism of the Lord – 7-C

Be Still and Know That I Am God (N) –Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Drawing Nearer To God (S)

Jesus Life – proseuche,
http://jesuslifetogether.com/but-is-it-prayer-proseuche

Our Catholic Prayers – The Jesus Prayer
https://www.ourcatholicprayers.com/jesus-prayer.html

National Association of Catholic Chaplains – “Breath prayer brings God into the body,” by Kathy Quinn Anderson and Susan Flynn Boruff
https://www.nacc.org/vision/2015-nov-dec/breath-prayer-brings-god-into-the-body/

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 435, 2616, 2697)

 

Total Immersion (N) – The Immerser (C) – Q&A (S)

 Baptism—by immersion, by sprinkling or by pouring?
https://www.catholic.com/tract/baptism-immersion-only 
And
https://www.catholic.com/magazine/online-edition/dunk-pour-or-sprinkle-how-to-baptize-new-testament-style

 

Mikvah: Ritual Purification (N) – Ritual Cleansing (C) (S)

The necessity of cleanliness inside and outside the person:
https://earlychurchhistory.org/medicine/ancient-jews-cleanliness/

Jewish Practices and Rituals: The Mikveh (Mikvah)
https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/mikveh

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Pearls of Wisdom (S)

St. Charles Borromeo – Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_baptlord.pdf

CatholicCulture.org _ Baptism of the Lord
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/calendar/day.cfm?date=2019-01-13

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic I.D. (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1127, 1211)

 

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The Fleet Sources – 6 January 2018 – Feast of the Epiphany – 6-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Getting Near To God (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 430, 432, 435)

 

From East to West (N) – From the rising of the Sun (C) – Bright Lights From East to West (S)

Etymology – ‘epiphany’
https://www.etymonline.com/word/epiphany

Etymology Online – ‘theophany’
https://www.etymonline.com/search?q=theophany

Catholic Answers – ‘glory’
https://www.catholic.com/encyclopedia/glory

Catholic Exchange – “We are made for the glory of God,” Fr. Maurice Emelu
https://catholicexchange.com/made-glory-god

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Unseen Riches (S)

COMMENTARY on the NEW TESTAMENT Use of the OLD TESTAMENT, G.K. BEALE and D.A. CARSON, Editors. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2007.
*Matthew 2:1-11: pp. 5-7

Early Jewish Writings – Sibylline Oracles
http://www.earlyjewishwritings.com/sibylline.html

Jerusalem Post – “Archaeologists find first proof of ancient Bethlehem,” by Yonah Bob
https://www.jpost.com/Features/In-Thespotlight/Archaeologists-find-first-proof-of-ancient-Bethlehem

Catholic Resources – “The Gospel according to Matthew: Quotations from the Old Testament,” compiled by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.
http://catholic-resources.org/Bible/Matthew-OTQuotations.htm

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic I.D. (S)

 Catholic Answers
https://www.catholic.com/tract/the-great-heresies

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 423)

 

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December 2018

The Fleet Sources – 30 December 2018 – Feast of the Holy Family – 5-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) – Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Getting Closer To God (S)

What Christians Want to Know – 10 Popular Bedtime Prayers by DAVID PEACH
https://www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com/10-popular-bedtime-prayers/

Catholic.org – Angel of God
https://www.catholic.org/saints/angels/angelprayer.php

 

Family Life (N) – Family Affairs (C) – Families (S)

All about Jesus’ Nazareth- and follow all the links:
http://www.jesus-story.net/nazareth_about.htm
and
Sr. Christine Hernandez, SCTJM has posted this:
https://www.piercedhearts.org/sctjm/sctjm_talks/sctjm_works_adobe/sr_christine_jesus_dailylife.pdf

 

Holy Days of Obligation (N) (C) (S)

Modern Catholic Dictionary, Fr. John Hardon, S.J. Bardstown, KY: Eternal LIfe Publ., 1999.
*Holy Days of Obligation – p. 252
and
USCCB:
http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/what-we-believe/canon-law/complementary-norms/canon-1246.cfm

 

 Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Treasures (C) – Bible Secrets (S)

  St. Charles Borromeo – Bible Studies, Feast of the Holy Family, cycle C
http://www.scborromeo.org/biblestu/c_family.pdf

 

Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic I.D. (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church –  (CCC 1701, 1704, 1812)

 

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The Fleet Sources –23 December 2018 – Fourth Sunday of Advent – 4-C

The Family Tree (N) – All In the Family (C) – Our Family Tree (S)

In planning a Jesse Tree for Advent 2019, these  sources provide ideas and resources galore. Here’s to an exciting family project.

Jennifer Gregory Miller of CatholicCulture.org offers a three part view of the Jesse Tree:

The Jesse Tree, Part 1: Relating the Old Testament to Children
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/blog/index.cfm?ID=231

The Jesse Tree, Part 2: Finding the Essential for the Family
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/blog/index.cfm?id=271

Catholic Activity: Jesse Tree Instructions
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/activities/view.cfm?id=545

and more from:

Loyola Press – Jesse Tree
https://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/advent/the-jesse-tree

Our Sunday Visitor – The Jesse Tree, 2016
https://www.osv.com/RSS/365DaysToMercy/TabId/2752/ArtMID/21013/ArticleID/11251/The-Jesse-Tree.aspx

Catholic Resources –The Catholic Lectionary Website, by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.: “How Long is Advent?”
http://catholic-resources.org/Lectionary/Overview-Advent.htm

 

Annunciation-Nativity-Incarnation (N) (C) (S)

Fr. Peter M.J. Stravinskas preached this powerful sermon on the event of the Annunciation and the Incarnation:
https://www.catholicworldreport.com/2017/03/25/the-annunciation-and-the-mystery-of-the-incarnation/

Fr. James V. Schall, S.J. offers his insights into the Nativity
https://www.catholicworldreport.com/2016/12/21/what-is-the-nativity/


Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Treasures (C) – Bible Secrets (S)

New Advent – “Genealogy of Christ
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06410a.htm
or,
Maas, A. (1909). Genealogy of Christ. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. Retrieved July 13, 2018 from New Advent:
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06410a.htm


Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic I.D. (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1704, 1776)

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The Fleet Sources – 16 December 2018 – Third Sunday of Advent – Gaudete – 3-C

Be Still And Know That I Am God (N) –Pray Without Ceasing (C) – Getting Closer To God (S)

CatholicCulture.org – “Rejoice, the Lord is Near! Gaudete Sunday, Ember Days and O Antiphons,” by Jennifer Gregory Miller
https://www.catholicculture.org/culture/liturgicalyear/blog/index.cfm?ID=172

Liturgy Guy – “Gaudete in Domino Semper: Dom Guéranger on the Third Sunday of Advent,” by Brian Williams
https://liturgyguy.com/tag/gaudete-sunday/

 

Reasons To Rejoice! (N); Rejoice! (C) (S)

Catholic Weekly – “The major feasts of Advent,” by Catholic News Service, December 3, 2015.
https://www.catholicweekly.com.au/the-major-feasts-of-advent/

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N) – Champions of the Faith (C) – Heroes of Our Faith (S)

St. Olympias, a courageous and saintly woman:
EWTN article:
https://www.ewtn.com/library/MARY/OLYMPIAS.HTM

And an Orthodox Christian perspective:
https://oca.org/saints/lives/2013/07/25/102087-holy-woman-olympias-olympiada-the-deaconess-of-constantinople

 

Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Treasures (C) – Bible Secrets (S)

Regarding ‘dynamic’ reading of the Bible: refer to  Catechism of the Catholic Church CCC 115-119

Dr. Jeff Mirus of CatholicCulture.org addresses the Catholic approach to scripture:
https://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/articles.cfm?id=489#

 

Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic I.D. (S)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 1, 355, 365)

 

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The Fleet Sources – 9 December 2018 – Second Sunday of Advent – 2-C

The Music of Luke (N); Luke’s Music (C); Poetry of Luke (S)

 Catholic Resources – The Liturgy of the Hours, Compiled by Fr. Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.
http://catholic-resources.org/LoH/Hours-Ordinary.htm

Catholic Straight Answers – “What is the difference between a solemnity, a feast, and a memorial?”
http://catholicstraightanswers.com/what-is-the-difference-between-a-solemnity-a-feast-and-a-memorial/

EWTN – “Solemnities, Feasts, Memorials,” Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy at the Regina Apostolorum university
https://www.ewtn.com/library/liturgy/zlitur240.htm

 

Lukan Lights (N); Luke’s Lamp (C); Luke Leads the Way (S)

 Catholic Answers – Gospel of St. Luke
https://www.catholic.com/encyclopedia/luke-gospel-of-saint

Catholic Answers – Who’s On First, Matthew, Mark, Luke?
https://www.catholic.com/magazine/print-edition/whos-on-first-matthew-mark-or-luke

USCCB – Luke, Introduction
http://www.usccb.org/bible/luke/0

CNA – Gospel of Luke
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/resources/bible/introduction-to-the-new-testament/gospel-of-luke

 

Saints Preserve Us! (N); Champions of the Faith (C);  Heroes of the Faith (S)

 New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia – John of the Cross
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08480a.htm

Franciscan Media – John of the Cross
https://www.franciscanmedia.org/saint-john-of-the-cross/

Christian Classics Ethereal Library – John of the Cross
https://www.ccel.org/ccel/john_cross

 

Scriptural Secrets (N); Hidden Treasures (C); Bible Secrets (S)

USCCB – Baruch
http://www.usccb.org/bible/baruch/4

 

Catechetical Corner (N); Catholic Passport (C); Catholic I.D. (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church- (CCC 249)

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The Fleet Sources – 2 December 2018 – First Sunday of Advent – 1-C

Lukan Lights (N), The Lamplight of Luke (C), Luke Leads the Way (S)

 Baker Publishing Group – Unique Characteristics of Luke
http://cdn.bakerpublishinggroup.com/processed/esource-assets/files/831/original/hyperlink-07-04.pdf?1417402808

CNA  – Gospel of Luke
https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/resources/bible/introduction-to-the-new-testament/gospel-of-luke

Catholic Answers – the Gospel of Luke
https://www.catholic.com/encyclopedia/luke-gospel-of-saint


Saints Preserve Us (N) – Heroes (C) – Champions (S): John Chrysostom

 John A. Hardon, S.J. Modern Catholic Dictionary. Bardstown, KY: Eternal Life, 2004.
*p. 247: heresy

 St. John Damascene aka Martyr John of Damascus:
New Advent:
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08459b.htm
and
Orthodox Church
https://oca.org/saints/lives/2016/12/04/103473-martyr-john-of-damascus

The History of Iconoclasm:
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07620a.htm


Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Unseen Riches (S)

Catholic Teachings on End Times, Millennium and Rapture found in Revelation:
https://www.ewtn.com/expert/answers/endtimes.htm
and
Fr. Dwight Longenecker clarifies Catholic Teaching on the End Times:
http://www.ncregister.com/blog/longenecker/catholic-prophecy-of-the-end-times


Catechetical Corner (N) – Catholic Passport (C) – Boarding Pass (S)

 Catechism of the Catholic Church- (CCC 185, 199, 200)

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