[Taken from The Catechist, by the Very Rev. Canon Howe. Imprimatur: Edm. Canonicus Surmount, Jan 26, 1922.] There once lived a man who had given himself up to every passion, and had become by his life a scandal to all … Continue reading
I was astonished reading this clip. Two million people — that’s half the population of Costa Rica — came to the Marian basilica in Cartago on August 2. I will have to do some more research on the miraculous statue … Continue reading
When considering current events, the Fatima-minded among us like to keep in mind the fact that the Virgin’s revelations and requests to Francisco, Jacinta, and Lucia have not yet been fulfilled. She said that if Russia were not converted, that … Continue reading
Here is a quote from Catholic Culture report of L’Osservatore Romano article by Tania Mann: “Of the hundreds of flower images, Danin focused his research on those which are most useful as geographic indicators, as well as on those with … Continue reading
The last paragraph of this article mentions a meeting in Italy at Frascati of 48 members of the scientific community at which they discussed the Shroud and other images “not made by human hands,” such as Our Lady of Guadalupe … Continue reading
CNA reports: “Fatima is a particularly significant place for this Pope,” said Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi on Tuesday, noting that it was also a destination for two former Popes. The Holy Father has a thorough knowledge of the history … Continue reading
CNA has post and link here.
One of the passengers on US Air Flight 1549 was Fred Berretta. He was interviewed on practically every major TV station. Mr. Berretta was reading a book called Seven Secrets of the Eucharist just prior to the crash. He wrote … Continue reading
It’s an amazing story. What struck me most was that they learned how to say the Rosary in response to the wife’s dreams and they were praying it together before they actually asked to be received into the Church. CNA … Continue reading
CatholicOnLine reports: “The image is similar,” [Orozco] noted, “but it does not have the three-dimensional properties that are characteristic of the Shroud.” “It’s all just another trick to attack the Shroud,” he argued. “Garlaschelli himself acknowledged that he was financed … Continue reading
The Church in the United States has always been predominately Irish as an institution. Even today, with Hispanics obviously bound to become the Catholic majority in the near future, she remains essentially Irish-American in character and spirit.
Having an aversion to serialized articles on the Internet, I have opted not to call this “Father Arnold Damen, Chicago’s Jesuit Apostle: Part II.” A clunky name, that. This is, nonetheless, a second article on Father Damen, but a “free-standing” … Continue reading
There are several interesting facts in the history of West Virgina that highlight the footprints of the Catholic Church in the most mountainous state east of the MIssissippi. The first is a tradition handed down from the eighteenth century that … Continue reading
Today is the feast of the Miraculous Medal. As I only recently visited the Church of Sant’Andrea delle Fratte, where the most well-known Miraculous Medal miracle took place, I would like to tell the story of that miracle (but not … Continue reading
Brian Kelly has written on this site about Our Lady of America and her apparitions to the holy religious in Ohio, Sister Mary Ephrem (Mildred Neuzil). These apparitions are approved by the Church, as the recent canonical study of the … Continue reading