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Men Without Conviction, Churches Without People(0)

February 16, 2018

First Things: Europe’s wholesale abandonment of its Christian faith is often explained as the inevitable by-product of modern social, economic, and political life. But there is far more to the story of Euro-secularization than that, as three ecclesiastics—a Presbyterian minister and two Italian priests—demonstrated this past Christmas. The minister in question was the Moderator of […]

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Facebook bias crippling Catholic ads, critic says

Denver, Colo., Jan 3, 2018 / 03:22 pm (CNA).- A Facebook-based Catholic fundraising campaign suffered “critical” delays in the key donation period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and Facebook’s new scrutiny of ads aimed at religious audiences is to blame, one social media expert has charged.   Matthew Meeks served as an advisor to a fundraising […]


The Nativity and Epiphany in early Christian art

As the Church celebrates the Octave of Christmas, Vatican News has prepared a video of depictions of the Nativity and Epiphany on early Christian sarcophagi displayed in the Vatican Museums.   The mystery of the Incarnation of the Son of God and of His manifestation to humanity (Epiphany) represents one of the main features of […]


January Newsletter Available

The January, 2018 Oblate Newsletter has been posted to the website. Along with the Ordo and Necrology you will find: Receiving of New Oblate Novices. Discussion Questions for the next meeting The Prologue of the Rule: An example of Lectio Divina 2018: Starting the New Year Off Right. Please remember the next Oblate meeting will […]


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