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August 30, 2014

WDTPRS 22nd Ordinary Sunday: graft into our hearts the love of Your Name

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 2 hours 29 min ago
With small differences our Collect for the 22nd Ordinary Sunday is based on a prayer in the 8th century Gelasian Sacramentary and, subsequently, one in the 1962 Roman Missal for...

GUEST POST: “I celebrated the Traditional Latin Mass before today’s exorcism…”

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 2 hours 35 min ago
Time and again, priests tell me that when they learn the traditional form of Holy Mass and begin saying it, it changes them profoundly. Today I received this note from a priest (...

Slaughter of the Innocents

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 hours 34 min ago
 The ratio of female to male infants continues to decline in India and a recent report by the United Nations warned that urgent action is needed to reverse the trend. The report...

ASK FATHER: EMHCs when instituted acolytes are present

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 4 hours 41 min ago
From a reader… QUAERITUR: I am an instituted acolyte in formation for Holy Orders. Based on my reading of the GIRM, an instituted acolyte is an extraordinary minister of holy...

September 2014 Sunday Gospel Activities - 4 hours 49 min ago
Sunday Gospel Activities from Please note that all missing activities will be added as soon as they are available. September 7, 2014 – Twenty-third Sunday in...

Where you send your “ice bucket challenge” donation DOES make a difference

Catholic Hot Dish - 6 hours 5 min ago
If you’ve already gotten in on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge or are planning to, congratulations on your generosity of spirit. Before you donate, consider the concerns being...

St Amandus Church

Sacristies of the World - 7 hours 53 sec ago
Entrance to the sacristy with Renaissance ornamental decoration.  Beautiful.   St Amandus Church in Freiberg am Neckar, Germany, dating back to the 16th century, was originally...

Dine Without Whine: Ultimate Chicken Casserole and Frozen Fruit Salad - 7 hours 13 min ago
Find more great family recipes and meal planning assistance at Dine Without Whine. Ultimate Chicken Casserole Makes 10 servings Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 pounds...

Where did church chants come from in the first place?

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 7 hours 22 min ago
It’s been 20 years since the release of the wildly popular CD “Chant” by the Benedictine monks of Santo Domingo de Silos of Burgos, Spain. The worldwide recording sensation sold 2...

PBS raked over decision to air late-term abortion film

Catholic News Agency - General - 7 hours 38 min ago
Washington D.C., Aug 30, 2014 / 02:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pro-life advocates have strongly objected to PBS' decision broadcast the documentary “After Tiller,” saying it wrongly...

Organic Growth and Pope Benedict XVI

Making Things Visible - 8 hours 13 min ago
Admittedly I miss, Pope Benedict XVI. He spoke clearly about the liturgy and Organic Growth. Check out the blog for further insight and wisdom.Pray the Rosary Daily! Be Holy, Not...

“Take up your cross…”

The Deacon's Bench - 8 hours 53 min ago
Here’s a very good video on a main theme in this Sunday’s gospel. H/T Connie at The Ark.

Peter as Satan: Reflection for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - 9 hours 12 min ago
Readings for August 31, 2014: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Truth in advertising–after all the glowing reports of the benefits of a product, potential side effects need to be...

‘Dating Naked’ and ‘Married at First Sight’ — We Have No Idea What We’re Doing

Catholic Vote - 9 hours 29 min ago
Dating and mating have had myriad variations in human history, dictated by necessity, religion or culture, but that doesn’t mean all those variations worked well, built stable...

The Cost of Discipleship: 22nd Sunday of OT

The Sacred Page - 10 hours 45 min ago
It's been a tough week for Michael and I at our respective Universities, trying to keep up with the start of classes and a press of academic and administrative duties.  So this...

Homily for August 31, 2014: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Deacon's Bench - 10 hours 57 min ago
In the gospels, it’s been a rough summer for St. Peter. A couple weeks ago, we encountered him climbing out of a boat during a storm, trying to walk on water. He lost faith and...

Should media look at Raven Ray Rice and domestic violence through eyes of faith?

GetReligion - 11 hours 9 min ago
If you are one of those Americans who care about the little sports operation called the National Football League, then you probably know that one of the biggest stories in the...

Beyond Words with Mark Hart for August 31, 2014 - 11 hours 13 min ago
Mark Hart discusses the scriptures for Sunday’s Mass and helps us to celebrate the Liturgy of the Word. Watch this video on YouTube. Video Link

Editorial: The Synod of Bishops and Divine Law, by Roberto de Mattei

Rorate Coeli - 12 hours 20 min ago
Radici Cristiane Editorial, September 2014 by Roberto de Mattei Rosso Fiorentino The Marriage of the Virgin Basilica of San Lorenzo, Florence The Synod of Bishops in October will...

A Word to the Momnipotent Among Us: Interview with Danielle Bean {Momnipotent Book Club} - 13 hours 13 min ago
Welcome to the Momnipotent Book Club! We’re reading Danielle Bean’s new book, Momnipotent: The Not-So-Perfect Woman’s Guide to Catholic Motherhood. I’m so excited about the next...


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