Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, the nineteenth-century Bavarian Redemptorist whose relics are enshrined in New Orleans, has been honored by the General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. (CWN) By large margins, members of the United States Conference of … Continue reading
The Denver Register: I write for the National Catholic Register so sometimes I’ll get an email or a call from public relations people to interview a writer or a celebrity. It’s kinda’ cool. I know some writers and reporters get … Continue reading
William Jasper of The New American has written a very good critique of the movie, which in the USA, is titled “for Greater Glory.” He also provides an historical background of the Cristero War (1926-1929) and the merciless persecution of … Continue reading
CNA: Mary Louise Rasmuson was in many ways a larger-than-life figure, a Catholic whose generosity and faithfulness greatly benefited the Catholic Church in Alaska. She was a highly successful professional woman before that became the norm and a philanthropist who … Continue reading
Hudson Reporter.com: “I was saying my Rosary here at the window seat when suddenly the grounds outside appeared bathed in a dazzling light and the Blessed Mother was clearly seen by me,” said Sister Miriam Teresa to her fellow students … Continue reading
Part of his diocesan Letter reads: I hope that over my 10 years as your bishop, my love for Our Lady, as has yours, has been abundantly clear: I have convoked a number of Rosary Congresses, declared a Year of … Continue reading
CathNews.USA: The Virgin Mary will accompany the Church in the New Evangelization, just as she did during the first preaching of the Gospel in the Americas, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez told around 100,000 devotees at the Aug. 5 … Continue reading
CNA reports: Some 300,000 people participated in the 112th anniversary of the Pontifical Coronation of Our Lady of Itati, the patroness of the province of Corrientes in Argentina. Read more here.
“Suffer the little children to come unto me, for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” CNA: Making her first Holy Communion last weekend was truly a wish come true for Bethzy Bran-Lopez, a six-year-old girl from St. Agnes parish … Continue reading
CNA reports: It’s not every day that children in Piura, Peru, learn to play American football from the coach of a National Football League team. Read more here.
Christopher Check has an enthusiastic review of “For Greater Glory” on the Crisis Magazine site. He has one major criticism of the film: its anachronistic talk of religious freedom. I think the lesson that Mr. Check offers here as an … Continue reading
I went to see the movie yesterday, in Worcester, Massachusetts, at 1:00. I shall never forget it and will see it again, to be sure. Perhaps it was because of the noon showing that so few people were there, eight … Continue reading
I wrote the story of the martyr Father Coyle a couple of years ago. You can read it here. Catholic Culture: In 1921, the rector of the cathedral in Birmingham, Alabama, was murdered by a Methodist minister who was outraged … Continue reading
CatholicOnline: “If they’re going to watch the movie,” he replied, “and I hope so because it’s a really cool story. If you are going to watch it, you must see Jose’s character and get involved in the feeling of all … Continue reading
CatholicOnline: The archdiocese of New York, headed by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archdiocese of Washington, D.C., headed by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the University of Notre Dame along with 40 other Catholic dioceses and organizations nationwide announced on Monday that they are … Continue reading