Monthly Archives: February 2013


Praying Through Lent: The Litany of Humility

Humility is the prize virtue and is key to obtaining all the rest. Penance, fasting, and almsgiving, all highlighted during the Lenten season, are ways to cultivate humility in our hearts, in addition to this prayer. Continue reading

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Interview with Fr. Kauth: The Conclave Process & the New Pope

Fr. Matthew Kauth, one of our Charlotte diocesan priests, sits down with The Catholic Company to discuss the how the conclave process works, how the cardinals will elect a new Pope, and what the new Holy Father will face. Continue reading

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Fr. Kauth Interview: Personal Stories from a Priest in Rome

Fr. Matthew Kauth studied in Rome for his PhD in Moral Theology, he has many personal stories and sightings of the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI. He sits down with us at The Catholic Company to discuss his admiration of and personal reflections of the Holy Father. Continue reading

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Interview with Fr. Kauth: The Life & Pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI

Fr. Matthew Kauth, one of our Charlotte diocesan priests, sits down with Gretchen at The Catholic Company to discuss the life, legacy and pontificate of our beloved Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI. Continue reading

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Interview with Fr. Kauth: The Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

Last week, after the news of the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI stepping down from his office as the Pope, I sat down with one of our Charlotte diocesan priests, Fr. Matthew Kauth, to discuss the major questions and issues surrounding this surprise decision. Continue reading

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Praying Through Lent: The Passion Prayer

You laid down Your life willingly
and gave up everything for us.
Your body was broken and fastened to a Cross,
Your clothing became the prize of soldiers,
your blood ebbed slowly but surely away,
and Your Mother was entrusted to the beloved disciple. Continue reading

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Catholic Company Staff React to the News of Pope Benedict’s Resignation

In a growing series of video interviews here at The Catholic Company regarding the news of the Holy Father’s resignation, we gathered a few employees that weren’t too camera-shy to discuss their thoughts of the big news and to share … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI Resigns: Interview with Dr. Thierfelder of Belmont Abbey college

When the news of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI hit the national stage Monday, February 11, here at The Catholic Company we had the opportunity to interview Dr. Thierfelder, president of Belmont Abbey College.  We asked him his thoughts … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday: A Different Kind of Fasting & Feasting

A Lenten Prayer Fast from judging others; feast on the Christ indwelling in them. Fast from emphasis on differences; feast on the unity of all life. Fast from apparent darkness; feast on the reality of light. Fast from words that … Continue reading

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Responses to Pope Benedict XVI’s Resignation Announcement

Here are some of the most beautiful and captivating responses to the news of the Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation announcement:
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