Quote of the day. Courtesy of Father Dwight Longenecker Patheos: In a nearby convent there was a nun who had taken to levitating during mystical prayer. The people were, of course, stupefied by this astounding miracle and were flocking to see … Continue reading
The recent article about Vietnam by Dr. Robert Hickson, “Giving a Free Hand to the Assassins,” piqued my curiosity about the history and influence of Catholicism in Vietnam. His article clearly pits the Catholic Diem against the radical Buddhist monks … Continue reading
National Catholic Register: 2011 was a hard year for Marilyn Pinkerton of San Marino, Calif. The 57-year-old’s baby grandson, Nicholas, was diagnosed with nail-patella syndrome (NPS), a rare genetic disorder that adversely affects the nails and kneecaps and sometimes other parts of … Continue reading
CNA: After spending ten years in a comatose state, a young Italian man named Maximiliano Tresoldi woke up on Christmas of 2000 to dry the tears of his mother, Lucrecia. Read more here.
Vatican Insider: Strange things are going on in the Indian diocese of Itangar and Mgr. John Kattrukudiyl spoke about them during a visit to Germany for the periodic meeting organised by Aid to the Church in Need, the international organisation that … Continue reading
PJ Lifestyle’s Myra Adams: Next to the Pope my authority on all things Catholic is my devout 89-year-old father-in-law, a long retired “government worker” from an agency that shall go unnamed. He possesses an encyclopedic knowledge of physics, history, politics and … Continue reading
El Paso Times: A fire destroyed a church in Juárez early Wednesday morning, but spared a Virgin of Guadalupe image, despite the fierce blaze, Juárez officials said today. Read more here.
Haartz.com: An Israeli archaeologist says he has found the site of a Sixth Century miracle documented by the Byzantine historian Procopius of Caesarea. Full report here.
Yesterday, April 16, was the feast day of Saint Bernadette on the new calendar. This was the day that she died, her birthday into heaven. The old feast day for this most blessed saint was the eighteenth of February, for … Continue reading
“Oh, good, Father. I’ve been waiting for you. I want to go to Confession. Here is the account of the witnessing priest.
Catholic Herald.co.uk: An American priest who was paralysed from the chest down has started to walk again after praying to the 19th-century Blessed, Father Francis Xavier Seelos. Read full report here.
A Reluctant Sinner: A special Mass to celebrate a possible Eucharistic miracle was offered yesterday in the Polish town of Sokolka (Sokółce). The celebrations marked the official scientific confirmation of the fact that a small piece of a consecrated host, … Continue reading
CatholicOnline: Lucy Hussey-Bergonzi was 13 years old when she collapsed with a brain hemorrhage in February of 2009. At the hospital, her parents called for a Catholic priest to baptize her before she died. As the holy water touched her … 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