November 28, 2008


VATICAN CITY, 28 NOV 2008 (VIS) – This morning in the Holy See Press Office, a press conference was held to present a new album of songs inspired by the poetry of John Paul II – Karol Wojtyla. The songs on the album – which is entitled “Amore infinito” (Infinite Love) and has been produced by “Deutsche Grammophon” – were recorded by Placido Domingo.

Participating in today’s press conference were Bishop Giampaolo Crepaldi, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace; Placido Domingo; Msgr. Giuseppe A. Scotti, president of the management board of the Vatican Publishing House; Michael Lang, president of “Deutsche Grammophon”; Fernando Marin, president of “Tredici S.p.A.”, and Adrian Berwick, executive producer of the “Amore infinito” project. Read the rest of this entry »


Dolores O’Riordan – Ave Maria Novena – Day Eight

November 28, 2008

<I><B>Ave Maria</I></B> Novena – Day Eight

Symbolism of WATER

November 28, 2008

That Catholic Show – Water, Water Everywhere

Blessed Luis Campos Górriz

November 28, 2008


Blessed Luis Campos Górriz

Valencia, Spain, June 30, 1905 – Picadero de Paterna, Spain, November 28, 1936

Roman Martyrology: In the village of Picadero de Paterna in Valencia in Spain ever, blessed Luigi Górriz Campos, martyr, in that same religious persecution, tirelessly dedicated to a life of works and charity and crowned with a glorious death.

Luis Campos Gorriz was born in Valencia on June 30 1905. At seven he became a student of San José of the Jesuit fathers in his hometown. In 1921 he enrolled in Philosophy, Literature and Law. At the University of Valencia undertook in an apostolic life in the Marian congregations and student groups. He graduated in 1926 and in 1930 began his career as a lawyer.

On May 25, 1933 he married Carmen rteche Echeturía and in July, 1935 their first daughter was born. Also in that year he moved to Madrid as secretary general of the Association of Catholic propagandists. He was widowed in 1936 and then moved with his family from Valencia to Torrente because of the dangerous climate of the city following the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War.

On November 28, 1936 he was murdered by the rosary in his hand at Picadero de Paterna. The militia determined that he had done work for the Catholics and was among the organizers of the Catholic Congress in Madrid.

On his beatification, March 11, 2001 with Pope John Paul II, Luis Campos Gorriz was included with the group of Jesuit martyrs, as their former pupil.

Aaron Neville – Ave Maria Novena – Day Seven

November 27, 2008

Blessed Bronislaw Kostkowski

November 27, 2008

blessed-bronislaw-kostkowski-nov-27Blessed Bronislaw Kostkowski

Slupsk, Poland, March 11, 1915 – Dachau, Germay, November 27, 1942

Roman Martyrology: In the prison camp at Dachau near Monaco of Bavaria in Germany, blessed Bronislaw Kostowski, martyr, who, during the military occupation of Poland in war, was subjected to a cruel prison torments obtained the palm of martyrdom.
Polish seminarian, who fell victim of Nazi hatred in his Christian faith. Pope John Paul II beatified on June, 13, 1999 with as many as 107 other victims of that persecution.
SOURCE: Santi e Beati

Andrea Bocelli – Ave Maria Novena – Day Six

November 26, 2008