DAILY CATHOLIC for November 1,2
volume 8, no. 22
MONDAY
November 3, 1997


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St. Martin de PorresToday we celebrate feast of Saint Martin de Porres
Read more about this special saint as well as preparing for Daily Mass tomorrow when we celebrate the feast of Saint Charles Borromeo. The readings and biographies of these saints can be found by Clicking on LITURGY


Prayer & Devotion
The Prayer for today is taken from the beginning of today's Holy Mass in honor of St. Martin de Porres:
Lord, You led Martin de Porres by a life of humility to eternal glory. May we follow his example and be exalted with him in the kingdom of Heaven. Amen.

Vatican WebAll Roads lead to Rome!
We kick off our Site of the Day with the top Catholic site worldwide: the Vatican Web Site. For a review of this site click on Site of the Day to see all the Holy See offers in many different languages.


Fr. Stephen ValentaWhen you think about it in your mind, It's all a matter of Heart!
Father Stephen Valenta, the respected Conventual Franciscan puts his heart and soul into his column Heart to Hearts Talk. His column this week continues his thought pattern on the importance of being a person as he takes us on a logical tour from the head to the heart. Click on "The Journey from the Head to the Heart to climb aboard for incredible journey of learning how to pray and live a more fruitful and holier life.


New FeatureCatechism Capsules on a Daily Basis

Catechism Capsules is a new feature that will highlight a paragraph from the relatively new Catechism of the Catholic Church as well as the old Baltimore Catechism which is still relevant today. While the Catechism continues to be the best seller, too often once it's brought home, it only collects dust. We're going to shake off the dust and give readers a very small dose to digest each day of the week. Click on
Catechism Capsules to help usher in this new feature Monday through Friday. It's vital for all Catholics to better understand our faith and the importance of living our lives to the fullest as good Catholics. Today's topic: Justice.
Holy Father's Apostolic Letter sets the issue of women priests to rest
Fr. Stephen Valenta Today, in the eleventh installment of the Layperson's Guide to Pope John Paul II's Teaching on the Role of Women, we see very clearly how the Pope reasons and affirms the male-only priesthood in his Apostolic Letter Mulieris Dignitatem expertly analyzed by Dr. Joseph Bagiackas, an expert at understanding the Holy Father's mind-set. To share this mind-set, Click onThe Vicar of Christ Speaks.


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NEWS
& VIEWS
with a Catholic slant

HEADLINES:
    Red Cubans wave white flag to pave way for Pope's visit
       Is it a smokescreen from Fidel's stogie or is the Cuban Communist government genuinely sincere in accommodating the Holy Father and the millions of pilgrims pressing to see him? An announcement this weekend by Roman Catholic leaders in Cuba points to the possibility of softening their hard-line stance. Click on Cuba to read more.


    Catholic Press celebrates 175 year anniversary
       Saint Francis de Sales and Saint John Bosco would be proud of the accomplishments of the Catholic Press on many accounts, ashamed for some, and always encouraging more so that souls will be touched. Rome is acknowledging 175 years of Catholic journalistic excellence here in America by sending the president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications...a man who is no stranger to our shores. Click on Catholic Press to read more.


    Pope pops holes in liberals' claims that statues and images are passe
       The Holy Father reaffirmed the importance of statues, images and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary as crucial to Catholics in their reverence toward God, specifically Jesus Christ the Divine Son. He cited various Church councils who said the same thing. Click on Statues to discover what else his holiness had to say.


Medjugorje Monthly Message
The GospaThis Medjugorje section, part of the A Call To Peace department, offers the Monthly Message from Medjugorje and the Call to Peace from the Queen of Peace, summarizing the five main points of the messages Our Lady asks of all her children. To read the October 25th Monthly MessageClick on MEDJUGORJE.

PROVERB OF THE DAY
"He who winks at a fault causes trouble, but he who frankly reproves promotes peace."
Proverbs 10: 10

To review articles appearing this past weekend, click on Archives to read text or the following articles in graphics:


For all other standard features, articles and columns, click on Table of Contents page.

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