With Thanksgiving now behind us, Americans are now in the thick of the “Holiday Season,” you know, the annual public pretense that puts Kwanzaa and Hanukkah on a par with the Birth of God in time. (Not that I dismiss … Continue reading
Nov. 22 (CWNews.com) – Lay Catholic activists in Massachusetts have sharply criticized the Boston office of Catholic Charities for advertising in a local gay newspaper. The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts said that a quarter-page ad in Bay Windows represented … Continue reading
2006 Conference Writeup from our Newsletter (292K PDF)
This year one of our featured speakers at the Saint Benedict Center Conference was Joseph Kung, the nephew of the late Cardinal Kung. Joseph knew his uncle intimately, both as a child and young man in China and, then, even … Continue reading
Laudetur Iesus Christus! Gerry Matatics has seen fit to publicize his being banned from our conference.
UPDATE: Our handouts (see below) made their debut on Saturday afternoon, when a group of about 55 or so from our chapel stood in front of a theater to pray and protest “The Da Vinci Code.” The police showed up … Continue reading
The Sisters of St. Ann’s House in Still River, Massachusetts, have done the Church the wonderful service of publishing a new collection of Father Feeney’s talks dating from the 1950s: Not Made for This World. The only editing the good … Continue reading
An editorial in the Boston Globe of December 19, puts our beloved founder, Father Leonard Feeney, in a very good light. Naturally, James Carroll, the Globe columnist, did not intend that; but in his piece, entitled “What would Cardinal Cushing … Continue reading
News agency falsely reports statement concerning non-believers and salvation. Summary: Under the headline “Nonbelievers Too Can Be Saved, Says Pope,” Zenit International News Agency gave an indifferentist spin to Pope Benedict XVI’s Wednesday audience of November 30. “Nonbelievers Too Can … Continue reading
“Most beloved brothers, you have left the world behind and have taken refuge in God.” — from the profession ceremony On Tuesday, October 11, 2005, our community had the great joy of witnessing the religious profession of two brothers:
In its April 20 edition, the New Hampshire Union Leader ran a front-page article based on an interview with Brother Francis. About an hour after the news of “habemus papam!” Brother received a call from staff reporter Mark Haywood, whose … Continue reading
Most friends of Brother Francis are aware that he was taken into the hospital on December 18, 2004, with the symptoms of double pneumonia. What they don’t know is that he was released on December 22 in much better health, … Continue reading
We have contracted with Warrenstreet Architects of Concord, NH to assist us in moving from the conceptual to the design stage of our project. This firm of architects and engineers is drafting designs for redeveloping all the grounds of SBC.