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Announcements

Upcoming events, special promotions, news from Saint Benedict Center and our apostolate: all these could be announced in this area of our site.

Holy Week, Easter Schedule at Saint Benedict Center

Join us for Holy Week and Easter Sunday. (You can get directions here.) The schedule is as follows: Maundy Thursday: Rosary: 6:30 pm; High Mass: 7:00 pm; Confessions: After Mass (The High Mass is followed by all-night Eucharistic Adoration.) Good Friday: Confession: 1:00-3:00 pm; Rosary: 2:00 pm; Stations of the Cross: 2:30 pm; Mass of the Presanctified: 3:00 pm Holy Saturday: Confession: 4:00-5:00 pm; Rosary: 10:00 pm; Solemn Easter Vigil Mass (Blessing of Fire & Easter Water): … More →


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Store Site Is Back up!

Store.Catholicism.org is back online! The upgrade work took longer than we had anticipated. We’re sorry about that.


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Store Will Be Down for Scheduled Upgrades

Our online store will be down for a time beginning today (Wednesday) for scheduled upgrades. We hope to keep the down time as limited as possible, but it may last for more than a day. The upgraded store.Catholicism.org will be worth the wait.


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Chair of Unity Octave

Today begins the traditional Chair of Unity octave, originally planned to last from the feast of Saint Peter’s Chair at Rome until the feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul on January 25. The devotion has evolved into the “Week of Prayer,” since the removal from the calendar of the feast that opened the octave. But in the 1962 rubrics, a priest may offer the … More →


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Brother Leonard Mary, M.I.C.M., Has Died

Brother Leonard Mary, M.I.C.M., died Saturday, November 23, at around 10:30 PM. Known in the world as Fred Farrell, Brother Leonard Mary was one of the earliest disciples of Father Feeney at the original Saint Benedict Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In fact, of all the members of the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Sister Catherine excepted), he is the one who knew Father … More →


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Brother André Marie Interviewed Saturday Night

Tonight at 10:00 Eastern Time, Brother André Marie will be interviewed by Christine Niles, host of “Forward Boldly.” Go to the Forward Boldly site to hear the interview live or click on it later for the archived version. (We are also embedding it below.) About Forward Boldly: The title is taken from the battle cry of St. Joan of Arc. Riding before the army of … More →


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Thank You, Bishop Paprocki

Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki, of the Springfield, Illinois Diocese, deserves to be thanked. Yes, he’s just doing his job — or, more properly, fulfilling the demands of his office. But when one does such in these days, he incurs the wrath of the world. He ought, also, to incur the love and gratitude of the faithful. The Bishop’s good words, and the reactions to them, … More →


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Today Begins Christ the King Novena

The Novena to Our Lord Jesus Christ the King begins today. In the traditional rite, the Feast of Christ is the last Sunday in October, which is the last Sunday before the Feast of All Saints, and also — for our separated brethren — “Reformation Sunday.” (We pray, in the official prayers of the Church, that they will accept His Kingship and no longer remain … More →


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A Big Thank You

Speaking for all the Brothers and Sisters of the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I heartily thank all those who joined us this past weekend and made our conference a joyful and fruitful one. God bless and Mary keep you all!


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2013 Conference Schedule

Join us on Friday-Saturday, October 11 and 12, 2013, for Saint Benedict Center’s annual conference. You may register online or by telephone: (603) 239-6485. What: This year’s conference theme is “What Do ‘Liberal’ and ‘Conservative’ Mean?” Where: Saint Benedict Center, 95 Fay Martin Road, Richmond, New Hampshire, 03470. When: Friday and Saturday, October 11 and 12, 2012. Both will be full conference days. How Much: … More →


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Conference Update (Reminder: It’s October 11&12)

Our eighth Conference speaker will be Mr. Yves Jacques. The addition of Mr. Jacques rounds off our list, which also includes Mr. Gary Potter, Dr. Robert Hickson, Mr. Charles Coulombe, Mr. C. Joseph Doyle, Sr. Maria Philomena, M.I.C.M., Br. André Marie, M.I.C.M., and Mr. Brian Kelly. Mr. Jacques will speak Saturday on “Social Credit in the Light of the Catholic Social Teaching and the Application … More →


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Thomas More College (Merrimack, NH) Open House: October 13-14

Thomas More College (Merrimack, NH) invites you to a College Open House held during the Columbus Day holiday on Sunday, October 13 and Monday, October 14. The Open House will allow students to attend Mass, a banquet, an evening of Shakespearean drama, a day of classes, the liturgy of the hours, and a chance to meet British author Joseph Pearce. The cost of attendance is … More →


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Worthy of Note: Fisher More College

The new College of Saints John Fisher & Thomas More (“Fisher More College”) in Fort Worth, Texas, is one of several small Catholic colleges working to recapture the true liberal arts tradition in Catholic higher education.  Unlike the others, it boasts being: …the only College in the United States which is singularly devoted to the Traditional Latin Mass and the teaching of the Doctrines of the … More →


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Archive.org Posts Fr. Coughlin Audios

As a public service, the Internet Archive, the “Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine,” has posted, as part of their “Old Time Radio” category, the radio programs of the Canadian Born “Radio Priest,” Father Charles Edward Coughlin (1891–1979).  


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If you just can’t get enough of Catholicism.org and never want to miss a single new article or column, you can rest at ease! Just fill out the very simple form below (or on the sidebar, left) to be automatically notified of new postings. Note: By default, this feature will instantly send you notice of every posting. If you have a wordpress.com account, you can … More →


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