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THURSDAY      September 9, 1999      SECTION TWO       vol 10, no. 171

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Appreciation of the Bishop of Rome

    Today we continue with our new series in the search to uncover the great treasuries of the Church contained in the great Deposit of Faith. We continue with the Hierarchy - today referring to the successor of Saint Peter - the Pope - the Bishop of Rome. For the seventh installment, click on APPRECIATING THE PRECIOUS GIFT OF OUR FAITH


What separates him from the other bishops

Events that happened this day in Church History

   On this date 1560 years ago in 439, Saint Isaac the Great passed on to his Heavenly reward. The holy monk Isaac was a bishop who founded the Armenian Church which returned to union with Rome through the efforts of Pope John Paul II and the late Patriarch Catholicos Karekin I in March this year. The Holy Father had wanted to visit Armenia this past summer but his health and the health of Karekin, who died in late June. For other pertinent events throughout the centuries that are memorable in Church history today, click on MILLENNIUM MILESTONES AND MEMORIES

Historical Events in Church Annals for September 9:

Rebellion in remorse

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but the words of Bishop Fulton J. Sheen have been known to launch a thousand images in one's mind, one of the ways this late luminary did so much to evangelize the faith. Because of the urgency of the times and because few there are today who possess the wisdom, simplicity and insight than the late Archbishop who touched millions, we are bringing you daily gems from his writings. The good bishop makes it so simple that we have dubbed this daily series: "SIMPLY SHEEN".

"When an egotist begins to see that he is to blame for his condition, there is apt to be a moment which exasperates him into open rebellion; at this stage, the egotist is not immoral in action; he is anti-moral and anti-religious in his attitudes, words and thoughts."


   Today is the Feast of Saint Peter Claver, religious, priest and missionary while tomorrow is the Twenty-third Friday in Ordinary Time. For the readings, liturgies, meditations and vignette for St. Peter Claver, click on DAILY LITURGY.

Thursday, September 9, 1999


Friday, September 10, 1999

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September 9, 1999 volume 10, no. 171   DAILY CATHOLIC