Monday, February 2, 2009

Pictures of the Presentation

by Steve Ray on February 2, 2009

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Today is the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord.

This is a beautiful painting of the Presentation.

Notice Joseph even has the two turtledoves in a cage to offer as the sacrifice.

To see the picture I took on Calvary in Jerusalem – of Mary being pierced with the sword, click here to visit my blog “With Mary on Calvary

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Cardinal Bertone on Pilgrimages

by Steve Ray on February 2, 2009

Cardinal Pell backs papal comments opposing easy annulment
http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=1833
In an Australian television interview, Cardinal George Pell of Sidney has strongly backed the statement delivered by Pope Benedict XVI in his annual address to the Roman Rota. Cardinal Pell said that he, like the Pope, sees a grave danger in providing easy annulments for married couples on vague grounds of emotional immaturity. Young people contemplating marriage generally shows signs of their youth, he said. “But because a person is a typical 20 or 21-year-old it’s difficult to see how that would be ground for a declaration that there wasn’t a genuine marriage.”

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