General Audience, Father Z’s site: “I would like to renew my call to everyone to pray the Psalms, to become accustomed to using the Liturgy of the Hours, Lauds, Vespers, and Compline.” Read more from the pope’s address here.
I read this inspiring story on a website I have never seen before today. It reenforced my confidence in the awesome power of the Rosary. If Saint Alphonsus de Ligouri had had it on file he surely would have included … Continue reading
This is just a beautiful human story. I know you will like it. CNA reports: He thought of his mother again on Senior Night as he walked across the football field with his father. Read full article here.
On the weekend of September 23, 2011, thirteen Thomas More College students ventured forth to walk the 62-mile pilgrimage from Lake George to the Shrine of Our Lady of the North American Martyrs. In its sixteenth year, the annual Pilgrimage … Continue reading
Washington Post: Can an Anglican theologian from Britain revive an 80-year-old Catholic social justice theory and provide a solution to America’s economic woes and political polarization? Read full column here.
Nothing worse than the lukewarm pretender. How true it is that the average Catholic (priests included as one blog commenter witnessed) would take the bread at a Protestant funeral, or wedding service, without a second thought. It’s all about human … Continue reading
Deacon Greg Kandra has posted an amazing article that he received from his brother-in-law about an 11 year-old home-schooled genius named Lucas Kramer. Lucas has aspirations for the priesthood. “. . . the one thing that I guess is really … Continue reading
Interesting. Hopefully it is so. It is certainly true among young married Catholics who attend the traditional Latin Mass. Catholic Culture: Anna Williams, a USA Today editorial intern, notes that practicing Catholics under the age of 30 “are spearheading a … Continue reading
Donboscoindia Information Service: Mother of 15 children died at the age of 94 on 14 July in her home in Kerala after an illness due to old age complications which lasted two years. The deceased, Mrs. Elizabeth Anikuzhikattil, affectionately called … Continue reading
July 16 is the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. There is something particularly wonderful about this feast, a double major liturgically, which makes it so embraceable for the faithful children of Mary. Perhaps it is the appealing simplicity … Continue reading
June 13 was the birthday of Jerome Lejeune (1926-1995), devout Catholic and geneticist who discovered the cause of Down Syndrome. On her blog yesterday, Rebecca Taylor posted her father’s recollections of the time he spent with Dr. Lejeune in 1978, … Continue reading
CNA reports: Catholic lawmaker Juan Cotino took his oath of office for parliament in Spain before a crucifix to show that the faith must not be excluded from public life. Read more here.
CNA reports: Jeff Grabosky has completed his 3,700-mile run across America, an endeavor he says gave him a new perspective on America and on his Catholic faith. “It feels beyond awesome. It’s still sinking in, but it’s an amazing and … Continue reading
CNA report: Champion boxer Manny Pacquiao has sided with the Philippines’ Catholic bishops in a continuing controversy over a reproductive health bill that would fund access to free contraceptives. Pacquiao said he would never have been born or become an … Continue reading
I was very moved by this story in the Catholic Phoenix. It bespeaks the mystery of suffering with Christ as willing victim. Mike Hamann could use our prayers right now. Mike Hamann is a Democrat with a strong independent streak, … Continue reading