Intervention at the Synod from Auditor Dcn. Zoltán Kunszabó, Hungary

Written on November 29, 2012

Holy Father, Venerated Synod Fathers, Dear Brothers and Sisters, My comments are based on twenty years of mission experience. The highlight of this work was the Budapest City Mission in 2007, when answering the call of our Cardinal Péter Erdő, the entire archdiocese joined in unprecedented unity to proclaim the Good News. The ongoing evangelization […]

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Final Update from the Synod in Rome

Written on November 3, 2012

The Synod ended yesterday with a beautiful closing Liturgy in St. Peter’s Basilica that Pope Benedict XVI presided over. I was asked to announce the Glorious Mysteries of the rosary, in English, as the rosary was recited before Mass began, and do the first reading at the Mass from the prophet Jeremiah. Our good friend and country […]

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Ralph’s First News Report from the Rome Synod

Written on October 24, 2012

Dear Friends in Christ, We’re just completing the second full week of the Synod – it began on October 7 and ends on October 28. I thought I’d have time to offer more frequent updates, but that hasn’t been the case. First of all, what is a Synod? A Synod is a gathering of Bishops, […]

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Endorsements for Ralph Martin’s latest book

Written on August 26, 2012

Will Many Be Saved? What Vatican II Actually Teaches and Its Implications for the New Evangelization   “”For many years we have all appreciated Dr. Martin’s considerable contributions to the mission of the Church.   Now he gives us a profound doctrinal foundation for understanding and implementing The New Evangelization.  It is a shot in the […]

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Pope Benedict XVI honors Sr. Ann Shields

Written on July 25, 2012

Dear Friends in Christ, We just learned that the Holy Father has awarded Sister Ann Shields the Benemerenti Medal in recognition for her service to the Church. News of the award was made by the Most Rev. Earl Boyea, Bishop of Lansing, on the Diocese of Lansing website. You will find Sr. Ann’s name, along with […]

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