09Nov New Zealand Bishops Committed to Exploring Alternative Missal Translation

praytellblog.com reports that New Zealand's bishops have welcomed Pope Francis' "Magnum Principium (the great principle)".
They state "We will be working in collaboration with English speaking Bishops’ Conferences around the world, as we seek to explore prudently and patiently the possibility of an alternative translation of the Roman Missal and the review of other liturgical texts."

09Nov Doing nothing is not an option ……..

A look at statistics (from 2014) about the Catholic Church in the U.S. is somewhat depressing. Apart from a growth in the numbers of permanent deacons there seems to be decline in all else.
What can we learn from these figures, what can we do?

09Nov 09 Nov 2017. Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

09 Nov 2017. Dedication of the Lateran Basilica