June 15, 1998
The Vicar of Christ speaks

June 15, 1998

vol. 9, no. 115


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Fr. Stephen Valenta's column Hearts to Heart Talk

This Day in Church History

Liturgy for today

CWN Catholic News for today

Medjugorje Monthly Message

Countdown to the Millennium

Consecration to the Sacred HeartConsecration to the Immaculate Heart

June is the month of the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts with these feasts the end of this week. For the Consecration to the Two Hearts click on Consecration

Today is the Eleventh Monday in Ordinary Time and tomorrow the Eleventh Tuesday. For the readings, liturgy and meditations as well as tomorrow's Mass, click on LITURGY FOR THE DAY.

Today in Church history
Events today in Church History
     For events throughout the centuries that are memorable in Church history today, click on ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME

"A tranquil mind gives life to the body, but jealousy rots the bones."
Proverbs 14: 30

564 and counting,
hoping and praying...

  • Installment Seventy-Two: "Pope Honorius IV: - Inheriting the rubble of revolt" in our on-going mega series in THE HISTORY OF THE MASS AND HOLY MOTHER CHURCH

  • THE HOLY VIRTUE OF CHASTITY in Lesson/Meditation #90 in THE HIDDEN WAY

  • A pertinent and timely editorial in the Daily CATHOLIC PewPOINT

  • Time Capsules in Church History with ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME focusing on June 16th

  • Liturgy of the Day for Tuesday and Wednesday

  • ...and much more in our 116th issue for 1998!

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Heavenly tones of the Vatican choir - photo by Bill Wechter - North County Times200th Anniversary BannerVatican vibes reverberate during Mission's 200th Anniversary - photo by Bill Wechter - North County Times
Heavenly Music reverberates for first time ever on American soil as Vatican Choir sings for Franciscan Mission's Bicentennial Mass
     The dulcet, celestial sounds of Capella Giulia known as the the Julian Choir after Pope Julius II who founded the Vatican Choir in 1513, swelled the ancient rafters of San Luis Rey Mission San Luis Rey Mission - King of the Missions celebrates 200th anniversary this weekend that truly stirred souls, hearts and brought quite a few tears of total bliss. It was the first time ever the celebrated Vatican Choir performed outside of Europe and for their wonderful effort, the choristers are being invited to an excellent adventure at, where else? - Disneyland! For more, click on THE VATICAN CHOIR

GIF images used with permission of EWTN Pope to U.S. Bishops: "Teach Youth the Truth!"
     That was the essence of his ad limina talk he gave to a group of upper midwest American bishops headed by the esteemed Cardinal Francis George, OMICardinal Francis George, OMI on the Vigil of Pentecost. Because of the importance of his words for American youth and our Catholic schools system both primary, secondary and university level, we bring you the first of three parts on this important delivery. To read the Holy Father's words, click on THE VICAR OF CHRIST SPEAKS

Only by heeding Heaven's call can we endure for the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak!
Father Stephen Valenta, OFM Conv. In his second and final part on Endurance in his weekly columns, Father Stephen Valenta, OFM Conv. highlights how the Blessed Mother has endured through all these years, through countless apparitions and messages, to instill the importance of praying with the heart and how to find that heart to pray and endure. Now all she asks is for us to respond and endure. To find out more, click on the second part of HEARTS TO HEART TALK
Worldwide Catholic NewsWORLDWIDE
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    Palestinian Leader invites Pope to Bethlehem for Jubilee Year
    Bethlehem to open arms to Pope     For Pope John Paul II there will be room at the inn in Bethlehem. Despite Israeli silence on whether they would authorize the Holy Father to visit Jerusalem during the Jubilee Year, Palestinian Leader Yassir Arafat meeting with the Pope at the Vatican late last week, extended an invitation to the Holy Father to visit the place of the Savior's birth during the Jubilee 2000 year. For more, click on Bethlehem

    Fruits of Pope's visit to Cuba manifesting themselvesPlethora of Positives on Cuba according to Bishops
         The fruits of the Holy Father's visit to Cuba this past January are showing great fruits in June. That is the summation of the Cuban Bishops Conference who met as a body with the Pope late last week in Rome. While praising the climate of reconciliation and reform, the bishops stopped short of speaking about the political climate and the Fidel Castro. For more, click on Cuban fruits.

    Pope praises papal prince who he loved so well
    Pope John Paul II lauds his dear friend Cardinal Casaroli      Speaking at the funeral of the former Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Agostino Casaroli, the Holy Father spoke in glowing terms of his dear friend who he called a "builder of peace" for his tireless efforts with the Soviet Union. The Pope also pointed to the Cardinal's holiness in celebrating Daily Mass every day for sixty years. For more, click on Cardinal Casaroli.

    Albanian Bishops: Time to get tough over abuses in Kosovo
          Upset with the lack of human rights justice in Kosovo, the bishops of Albania called for a peace process that would be fair and rapid. They expressed their grave concerns for the mass exodus of Albanians from Kosovo into Albania which borders the war-torn country. Much like the ethnic cleansing in Croatia and then Bosnia, Serbs are struggling to keep the people of Kosovo under their thumbs but the people want autonomy and the bishops are there to help. For more, click on Call for peace in Kosovo .

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Medjugorje Monthly Message for May 25th
Outdoor altar behind St. James Church   Dear children! Today I call you, through prayer and sacrifice, to prepare yourselves for the coming of the Holy Spirit. Little children, this is a time of grace and so, again, I call you to decide for God the Creator. Allow Him to transform and change you. May your heart be prepared to listen to, and live, everything which the Holy Spirit has in His plan for each of you. Little children, allow the Holy Spirit to lead you on the way of truth and salvation towards eternal life. Thank you for having responded to my call.
For more on Medjugorje, click on MEDJUGORJE

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