Posted by: Fr Chris | December 16, 2011

The Prophets and Forefathers

O believers, let us give praise today to all the Fathers who lived before the Law: Abraham was beloved by God; Isaac who was born according to the promise; Jacob and the twelve Patriarchs; the very meek David and the favored prophet Daniel. Let us also glorify with them the three youths who changed the fiery furnace into a place of refreshing dew. Let us beg forgiveness of our sins from Christ our God Who is glorified in His saints.  – Vespers

The Catholic Martyrs of  Laos: 17 Laotian and French priests and Laotian and Hmong catechists killed “out of hatred for the Faith”

 

Sacred Heart Cathedral,  Vientiane, Laos

Some good news re: Militant Islam in Bangladesh: http://www.fides.org/aree/news/newsdet.php?idnews=30594&lan=eng

http://omipostulationen.weebly.com/martyrs-of-laos.html

Heroism from Laos during the Vietnam / Indochina War years:  Missionaries and Catechists who were killed in hatred of the faith from 1954-1970 http://www.fides.org/aree/news/newsdet.php?idnews=30594&lan=eng  and  the fruits of their labors in the People’s Democratic Republic of  Laos: new Lao vocations!

http://www.fides.org/aree/news/newsdet.php?idnews=29984&lan=eng

a rare event: Catholic – Orthodox cooperation in Russia: http://members4.boardhost.com/acnaus/msg/1323911385.html


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