Monday thru Friday at

See why so many consider the
Daily CATHOLIC as the
"USA Today for CATHOLICS!"


FRI-SAT-SUN     November 12-14, 1999     SECTION TWO      vol 10, no. 215

To print out entire text of Today's issue, print this section as well as SECTION THREE and SECTION FOUR and SECTION ONE

The Power of the Rosary through the Message of Medjugorje

   In her column this week, Sister Mary Lucy Astuto continues to relate a story from a friend who experienced conversion through God's providence and His Blessed Mother's secret weapon - the Rosary. It all began in Medjugorje after her dear friend Kathy, like so many other millions, had read about the "Miracle of Medjugorje" from Wayne Weible and heard the call of Our Lady to come to her special Oasis of Peace in then Yugoslavia back in 1988. Sister writes from Kathy's point of view in sharing how Kathy's heart was moved to pray with the heart for that is truly the crux in getting to the heart of the matter as Sister Lucy shows in the second of a multiple series. For her column this weekend, Kathy's Rosary Story part two, click on GETTING TO THE HEART OF THE MATTER


Events this weekend in Church History

    Sunday is the third anniversary of the death of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, the seventh Archbishop of Chicago who preceded today's TOP 100 CATHOLIC OF THE CENTURY selection Cardinal Francis E. George, O.M.I. His funeral was attended by bishops across the country and Rome. Cardinal Bernardin died of liver and pancreatic cancer. Though his liberal policies and leniency towards modernism were often questioned by orthodox believers, all must agree that in the months before he died the way he conducted himself as an example of accepting suffering was an inspiration to Catholics and non-Catholics, conservatives and liberals alike. He bore up under other sufferings as well including accusations of molestation that proved false. His response was not an "I told you so" but rather forgiveness for his accuser in the manner Jesus would ask of his shepherds. For other events throughout the centuries that are memorable in Church history this weekend, click on MILLENNIUM MILESTONES AND MEMORIES

Historical Events in Church Annals for November 12:

Historical Events in Church Annals for November 13:

Historical Events in Church Annals for November 14:

Weekend Liturgy

    This weekend we celebrate two saints of the Church - Saint Josaphat, the martyred bishop on Friday and Saint Frances Mother Xavier Cabrini, the beloved American saint on Saturday shared by the Observance of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday. Sunday is the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time. For the liturgies, readings, meditations and vignettes on these feasts, click on WEEKEND LITURGY

Friday, November 12, 1998

Feast of Saint Josaphat, Bishop, Religious and Martyr

Saturday, November 13, 1998

Feast of Saint Mother Frances Cabrini, Virgin, Missionary, Educator and Religious Founder

Observance of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday

SUNDAY, November 14, 1999

Monday, November 15, 1999

Feast of Saint Albert the Great, Bishop, Religious and Doctor of the Church

Click here to go to SECTION THREE or SECTION FOUR or return to SECTION ONE or click here to return to the graphics front page of this issue.

November 11, 1999 volume 10, no. 214  DAILY CATHOLIC