Monthly Archives: February 2013

“FAITH WITH CHARITY & LOVE”

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, has declared this as the Year of Faith for the Catholic Church. 2013 also marks a very special time here in the Diocese of Norwich as we celebrate … Continue reading

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Forty Days of New Life

February 17, 2013Marcellino D’Ambrosio, PH.D.First Sunday in Lent        This article covers why Lent has forty days, the meaning of the number 40 in the Old and New Testament, and the meaning of the fasting and temptation of Jesus … Continue reading

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Adventure or Cautious Mediocrity

February 10, 2013Marcellino D’Ambrosio, PH.D.Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Peter. Paul. Isaiah. Frodo Baggins. They have more in common than meets the eye. Of course there are differences, too. Peter is a small business man, trying to wring a living … Continue reading

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Why Prophets Aren’t Popular

February 3, 2013Marcellino D’Ambrosio, PH.D.Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time  The prophets of the Old and New Testaments show us that sometimes love demand that we speak truth that people don’t want to hear. The mass readings of the 4th Sunday … Continue reading

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