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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Make sure you have the approval of the World Catholic Association for Communication

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Before you start a website that considers itself Catholic. They have issue a statement today criticising the increasing number of "private" Catholic internet sites, such as kreuz.net , kath.net and gloria.tv which has been seized on by the Diocese of Linz and the Archdiocese of Vienna.

Tough! No apologies! Cathcon carries on- as I am sure the esteemed websites above will do. We are in the business of truth and reality- what business is the Diocese of Linz in? I know! Pitta bread supply!

The Magnificence of the Pilgrimage to Chartres

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Video from PBS

Our Lady of the Afflicted, pray for us!

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Image of St John of God, from the days when hospital wards contained an altar at the end for Mass to be said day by day.

One glory after another

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Scenes of Catholic life from old films ofBritish Pathe

The Highland Club - Your historic home beside Loch Ness

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The Highland Club - Your historic home beside Loch Ness

"Today the austerity of monastic life has given way to the warmth of modern leisure living.

The Raven Group is dedicated to preserving the special character and many beautiful features of the abbey, its cloisters and the great towers that make it such a landmark. But inside, a programme of total renovation and discreet building is transforming the original spartan accommodation into ninety three distinctive one, two and three bedroom apartments. In addition, there will be twelve charming cottages in the grounds.

Wherever possible period features have been retained. So don't be surprised to find a gargoyle or two gazing down on you. Or a stained-glass window in your living room. "

The glorious history of Fort Augustus Abbey

St George, pray for England!

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Harrods sells part of Douai Abbey for over a million

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Upper Woolhampton, Berkshire, RG7

Description
With over 5000 square feet of outstanding accommodation including master bedroom with his and hers en suites, three further double bedroom suites, a cinema, stunning reception areas with vaulted oak ceiling and stone mullioned windows, state of the art kitchen and smart wiring integrated systems - a most outstanding apartment within the conversion of the famous Douai Abbey School.
Leasehold 999 years STC
Guide Price £ 1,850,000

Specification
4 Bedrooms
3 Reception Rooms
2 Bathrooms

Bishop Fellay video of new interview

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