Ordination of Fr. George Aziz at Los Angeles Diocese 10th Feb 2013 P1

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The Ordination of Fr. George Aziz at Los Angeles Diocese St. Mina Church Riverside, California by His Grace Bishop Serapion and His Eminence Metropolitan Hedra of Aswan On Sunday,10th Feb 2013 P1

The Power of Prayer-El Paso Catholic Diocese

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+J.M.J.+ PRAYER AND PENANCE !!! A brief glimpse into the prayer efforts of El Paso & Las Cruces’ Catholic Faithful.
The battleground is the diocese and surrounding area.
The warriors are the faithful.
The weapons are the rosary and other prayers.
Above all we are engaged in a spiritual battle and must humbly beg God and our Blessed Mother for supernatural aid. Please pray the rosary and perform acts of penance daily. Prayer is more effective in groups, and as a public witness, so everyone is strongly encouraged to join in the events of our weekly prayer schedule.(Visit: ) As a group we are also (a) praying continual novenas and (b) abstaining from meat on Wednesdays (in addition to Friday, as mandated by the Church.)
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Coptic Diocese of Los Angeles St.Maurice Church in Pomona Liturgy

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Coptic Diocese of Los Angeles! St.Maurice Church in Pomona, CA ! Holy Liturgy of St.Basil with some parts from St.Gregory’s Liturgy!
Father Mina is praying this Liturgy!

Through the prayers of St.Maurice, St.Mary , Bishop Serapion and the Deceased His Holiness Pope and Patriarch of the Seat of St.Mark in Alexandria, Egypt and all of Africa, Pope Abba Shenouda the Third

Seven sue California diocese over alleged sex abuse

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(19 Aug 2010)
1. Wide of news conference outside court
2. Woman holding poster
3. Alleged victim of abuse, Teresa Rosson, holding photos of herself and Reverend Stephen Kiesle
4. Close of photos
5. SOUNDBITE: (English)Teresa Rosson, alleged abuse victim:
“Forever we will… It will never go away.”
6. Wide of man talking at news conference
7. Various close-ups of people at news conference
8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Jeff Anderson, plaintiffs’ attorney:
“Really what this lawsuit is about, is about a cover up by the diocese of Oakland, of a paedophile priest with complicity by the vatican.”
9. Anderson holding photos of Pope Benedict XVI and former Oakland bishop John C. Cummins
10. SOUNDBITE: (English) Jeff Anderson, plaintiffs’ attorney:
“The only way the kids can be protected is for them to not keep secrets, to become transparent, to open up their secret files and to be held accountable.”
11. Rosson holding photo of herself
12. SOUNDBITE: (English) Teresa Rosson, alleged abuse victim:
“It’s important that none of this ever happens again to any other child and to hold the catholic church responsible, the Oakland dioceses in particular. They have not shown any accountability for any of their actions.”
13. Mid of Church cross
14. SOUNDBITE: (English) Mike Brown, spokesman for Diocese of Oakland:
“In 1978 Kiesle was arrested and charged with child molestation and even before he got to court, bishop Cummins who was the diocese’s bishop at the time, bishop John Cummins called Kiesle in and removed him from priestly ministry. Kiesle never again acted as a priest in the dioceses.”
15. Various of people at news conference, Rosson and attorney hugging each other
16. Exterior of Cathedral of Christ the Light, headquarters of the Oakland diocese
Six women and one man who alleged they were sexually abused by a Roman Catholic priest decades ago filed two separate lawsuits on Wednesday alleging the Diocese of Oakland was negligent in hiring the priest and failed to warn parents of potential abuse.
The lawsuits, filed in Alameda County Superior Court, call into question how the diocese handled the case of the Reverend Stephen Kiesle, a priest who pleaded no contest to misdemeanour child molestation in 1978.
After his criminal case, Kiesle asked the Vatican to laicize him in a petition that was supported by diocese officials.
The Associated Press in April obtained much of Kiesle’s laicization file, including a letter that bears the signature of then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who is now Pope Benedict XVI.
In the letter to diocese officials, Ratzinger said the arguments for removing Kiesle were of “grave significance,” but added that such action required careful review and more time.
Jeff Anderson, an attorney representing the plaintiffs, said then-Oakland bishop John C. Cummins and other church officials knew there were multiple allegations of abuse against Kiesle, and did nothing to prevent the priest from continuing to access children.
Mike Brown, spokesman for the diocese, said officials had not yet seen the lawsuits.
He pointed out that after Kiesle pleaded no contest to the charges of abuse, the diocese did not allow him to function as a priest, offered him counselling, and eventually supported his laicization.
The Oakland diocese was among the earliest to develop programs to help those who came forward with charges of abuse, said Brown.
The lawsuits filed on Wednesday do not name the Vatican as a defendant and address alleged abuse that happened, for the most part, before Kiesle’s child molestation plea and subsequent petition to be defrocked.
One of the plaintiffs, Teresa Rosson, alleges that Kiesle molested her for years, starting in 1973 when she was 11.
Kiesle was 38.

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Christ the King Monastery of Perpetual Adoration-El Paso Catholic Diocese

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+J.M.J.+ This video is dedicated to Our Sorrowful Mother since it was filmed during the month of Our Lady of Sorrows-(September). Christ the King Monastery of Perpetual Adoration is located in the El Paso Diocese at 145 North Cotton Street, El Paso, Texas 79901. For more information call the monastery at (915)-533-5323 or (915)-533-0257. (The nuns are bilingual, English and Spanish.) The chapel doors are open after the 6:30 AM Mass, Monday through Saturday, to encourage Eucharistic Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and remain open until 6:15 PM. Sunday Mass is at 7:30 AM and the chapel doors stay open until 6:15 PM. Send your prayer intentions to the Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, and they will remember them in their daily prayers. Donations are gratefully accepted, as the cloistered nuns live entirely on Divine Providence. The Gift Shop is open Monday through Friday, 9:15 AM to 12:00 pm, and 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The Foundress of the Sisters of Perpetual Adoration is Blessed Mary Magdalene of the Incarnation, 1770-1824. “How loving, oh Jesus, is your Divine Presence and how desirable to be close to You.”-Blessed Mary Magdalene of the Incarnation. Gregorian Chant: Ave Máris Stélla, Liber Usualis. Credits: Monasterio Inmaculada Argentona, Oasis de Jesus Sacerdote.
Welcome to Sisters of Perpetual Adoration

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Looking back on Bishop Richard Lennon’s legacy in the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

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Bishop Richard Lennon of Cleveland announced his retirement on Dec. 28, 2016, after requesting early retirement from Pope Francis in November. Bishop Lennon has been diagnosed with vascular dementia. Take a look at some key events that happened during Bishop Lennon’s 10 years of service.

Around the Diocese: Historic Old St. John’s Bicentennial Mass

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Historic Old St. John’s Church in Utica celebrated its 200th anniversary with a Nov. 4, 2018 Mass celebrated by Bishop Cunningham. The church has the distinction of being the first Catholic church in the Diocese of Syracuse and the fourth oldest Catholic church in New York State. To read more, visit TheCatholicSun.com!

Catholic Youth Convention: Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina

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The 42nd Annual Diocese of Raleigh Youth Convention was held at Fort Caswell on Oak Island, May 18-20, 2012. The theme was, “Do this in memory of Me,” based on the Gospel of Luke 22:14. Approximately 700 high school students, chaperones and staff representing 43 parishes participated in the event.
Youth Convention is an opportunity for parish youth ministry groups to gather for workshops and fellowship and to elect the youth board for the upcoming year. This year, several honorary guests were in attendance including Fr. Ryan Z. Carnecer, CICM, St. Eugene, Wendell; Fr. Vic Gournas, St. Paul, New Bern; Fr. Joseph G. Vetter, St. Therese, Wrightsville Beach; and Fr. Marcos Leon-Angulo, Sacred Heart, Whiteville. In addition, 13 Sisters from Orders representing eight different regions around the country were paired with groups from each Deanery for the weekend. The 2012 Convention concluded with the celebration of Mass with the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge presiding; Fr. Ryan Carnecer, CICM, concelebrated.
In Bishop Burbidge’s homily, he noted how the theme, “Do this in memory of Me,” is rooted in the Eucharist. “In the Eucharist, we have the pledge of eternal life. Where the Lord has gone, we hope to follow. Do this in memory of me. Do not allow the passing things of this world to consume you and to be your priority,” said Bishop Burbidge. “This life on earth is merely a journey. Keep your priorities in order; keep your eyes fixed on heaven; stay ready and prepared to meet the Lord so that you may enjoy life with Him forever.”
The Bishop concluded, “The Convention is over, it is true. You cannot stay here. The Lord needs you back to your homes, schools and communities to be His witnesses. So go in peace, glorifying the Lord with your life and heeding His words: ‘Do this in memory of me.'”
The Bishop’s words resonated with one of the participants, who said, “I learned how my actions affect other people, and I want to let God shine through me when I go back home.”
The keynote speaker, Catholic Rapper Bob “Righteous B” Lesnefsky, energized the youth in attendance. He is a graduate of Franciscan University in Steubenville, OH, and is a successful Christian rapper. Sr. Laura Teresa Downing, IHM, spoke about her journey to her vocation, and Katherine Angulo, Director of Youth Ministry, compared Faith to a Journey and even shared her desire to become a saint.
New to the Convention this year was a service project: making dresses from donated t-shirts and skirts. The students assembled and sewed the dresses together to be donated to the organization Dress a Girl Around the World. Youth at other service stations made memory jars and pocket prayers.
Reflection Stations were also a part of the weekend’s activities. Sisters were assigned parishes and led reflections in different areas of the campus. A group meditation was held at the top of the fort overlooking the entire campus.
Night time activities included a talent show, new Youth Board announcements and Eucharistic Adoration. Students walked through a candlelit tunnel leading into the fort where the Blessed Sacrament was exposed.
“There was a lot of energy here this weekend and that gives me hope,” said Sister Grace Malonzo, D.W., visiting from the Diocese of Richmond. “Religious life is full of peace, goodness and joy, and I think that was expressed here this weekend.”


Pilgrims from the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America Visit the Mother See

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On June 15, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed pilgrims from the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of the USA, to the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The pilgrims were visiting the Homeland from Houston, Texas. Accompanying them were Rev. Fr. Simeon Odabashyan, Vicar of the Diocese; and Rev. Fr. Martiros Hakobyan, Parish Priest in Houston.

ԱՄՆ Հայոց Արևելյան թեմի ուխտավորների այցը Մայր Աթոռ Սուրբ Էջմիածին

Հունիսի 15-ին Մայր Աթոռ Սուրբ Էջմիածնում Ն.Ս.Օ.Տ.Տ. Գարեգին Բ Ծայրագույն Պատրիարք և Ամենայն Հայոց Կաթողիկոսն ընդունեց ԱՄՆ Հայոց Արևելյան թեմի Հյուսթոն քաղաքից երեքշաբաթյա այցով Հայրենիք ժամանած ուխտավորներին` ուղեկցությամբ թեմի փոխառաջնորդ Տ. Սիմեոն աբեղա Օդաբաշյանի և Հյուսթոնի հոգևոր հովիվ Տ. Մարտիրոս քահանա Հակոբյանի: