The Remnant, Michael Matt: Fr. Lawrence Carney is chaplain to a traditional order of nuns, the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, in Gower, Missouri. He visits the community daily to celebrate the traditional Latin Mass, hear confession and offer spiritual … Continue reading
The embedded YouTube video below is part one of a two-part conference by our own Sister Marie Gabrielle, M.I.C.M. Sister called her conference, “What Mary Wants from You.” It grew out of talks she prepared for the girls in her … Continue reading
Humanae vitae, Blessed Pope Paul VI’s encyclical reaffirming the Church’s defense of the sanctity of human life, was promulgated fifty years ago this year. It was dated July 25, 1968. When July rolls around later this year I shall have … Continue reading
The Catholic World Report: Since the feeling of anger is natural and unavoidable, Fr. Morrow said it is important to know how to express anger or displeasure in an effective and positive way. The first step: decide if it is … Continue reading
Trent Beattie, National Catholic Register: I love Eucharistic adoration. There are so many different prayers and so many different ways to pray, but my favorite venue for prayer is right in front Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. Our worship offered … Continue reading
When we Catholics speak of the different options that are open before us in how to live our lives — priesthood, religious life, married life, single in the world — we commonly, at least nowadays, speak of these as “vocations.” … Continue reading
Crux, Charles Collins: A star soccer player in England is considering his legal options after a previous employer allegedly accused him of using “voodoo” in his decision to leave his team. Report is here.
History-minded readers will recognize the letters A.E.I.O.U. as the logo of the Habsburg dynasty and therefore Austria when it was the center of the Holy Roman Empire that they ruled for centuries, an empire which became the Austro-Hungarian one, the … Continue reading
Asianews: Some twenty million Catholics are set to mark the end of celebrations in honour of the Black Nazarene, which began on 31 December and will end on 9 January. This involves the traditional carriage of the centuries-old wooden statue of Christ … Continue reading
Let us pray for the conversion of this courageous Hungarian president, Viktor Orban. Fatima Perspectives, Christopher Ferrara: Even as the Vatican apparatus seems intent on converting the Catholic Church into what Antonio Socci has called “a social assistant to the … Continue reading
Aleteia, Meg Hunter-Kilmer: Buried deep within the largest cemetery in Tokyo, there is a grave marked with a cross. If you ask for directions to this plot, you’ll be met with confusion and astonishment—how could you, a westerner, have someone … Continue reading
New Liturgical Movement: The Quirinal Palace in Rome, the official residence of the Italian president, is currently displaying a nice example of a traditional 18th century Neapolitan Nativity scene. See here.
Christmas is at last upon us. I say at last because even the most devout of Catholics, however keen on keeping Advent strictly they may be, are doubtless aware of the Yuletide decorations up in stores since mid-September. Of course … Continue reading