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New Lenten program to help with reflecting, sharing and living the Gospel

The Catholic Leader - 1 hour 44 min ago
MARIST Brother Roger Burke’s enthusiasm for spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ is infectious. In more than 60 years as a Marist Brother he has strived to live the Gospel and...

5 Ways to reject unhealthy anger this Lent

Aleteia - 2 hours 55 min ago
    Anger is all around us these days. The emotion of anger in itself is not a bad thing. Thomas Aquinas went so far as to say that not responding to something with anger can be a...

Syrian software allows war-torn families to stay in touch with each other

Aleteia - 2 hours 55 min ago
Abdul Rahman Alashraf, a 27-year-young Syrian inventor, won the European Youth Award in December 2016 for his software program FreeCom, which allows for the transmission of...

The keys to the Vatican’s masterpieces

Aleteia - 2 hours 55 min ago
Gianni Crea was born in Rome 45 years ago. Every morning, at sunrise, he walks into the room where the 2,797 keys to the Vatican Museums are stored. Some of those keys are as old...

Lent challenge: Get rid of 40 things in 40 days

Aleteia - 2 hours 55 min ago
During Lent we want to de-emphasize ourselves and emphasize our dependence on God. Almsgiving (materially sharing with those in need) is one of the three “pillars” of Lent. (The...

Together for the south to rise up

Aleteia - 2 hours 55 min ago
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Could the Islamic State’s financial troubles spell its doom?

Aleteia - 2 hours 55 min ago
Defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria might depend on finances as much as bombs and bullets, according to a new study. King’s College London reports that as the Islamic...

“So, what are you reading, Fr. Sean Salai, S.J.?”

Aleteia - 2 hours 55 min ago
[Aleteia loves books but recognizes that a world busy with social media doesn’t afford many prompts to that old conversation-starter, “Read any good books lately?” So, we’re...

How to pray the Angelus for Lent

Aleteia - 2 hours 55 min ago
  The Angelus is a devotional that originated in the middle ages. Lay people who lived near monasteries would stop their work and pray it when the bells tolled—early morning, noon...

The message of the Orson Welles-narrated ‘Freedom River’ runs ever green

Aleteia - 2 hours 55 min ago
Back in 1971, Orson Welles narrated this brief animated parable, which depicts the dangers of allowing the river of freedom to grow stagnant. The foreboding vision of a paradise...

A tribute to Grandpa, who always did small things with great love

Aleteia - 2 hours 55 min ago
  A few weeks ago, I sat with my grandfather, Rex Roy Lloyd, in his assisted-living facility room, while the California sun streamed through the window and the birds, perched...

Your Comprehensive Guide to Ash Wednesday Ashes

ChurchPOP - 4 hours 27 min ago
[See also: 5 Hardcore Things to Give Up For Lent] [See also: Is There Really a “Sunday Exception” During Lent?] [See also: Your Illustrated Guide The post Your Comprehensive...

Today in Crazy Seattle Weather

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 5 hours 21 min ago
A rare lightning strike at the Needle! Wild weather blowing through the city – stay safe, Seattle! — Space Needle (@space_needle) February 27, 2017...

How bad can the LA Religious Ed Conference (aka Three Days Of Darkness) be?

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 6 hours 4 min ago
How bad can the LA Religious Ed Conference (aka Three Days Of Darkness – 3DOD) be? This bad. The priest involved is one Daniel P Horan, OFM whom the Fishwrap (aka National...

Pope to priests: Defend marriage ministering to those in irregular unions

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 7 hours 26 min ago
Reaching out to and guiding couples in cohabitation with tenderness and compassion is essential to promoting and defending the sanctity of marriage, Pope Francis said.

Univision Still Totally in the Tank for Planned Parenthood - 7 hours 36 min ago
Univision never wastes an opportunity to remind us that it has an agenda beyond immigration. The network’s coverage of a recent court ruling proves that abortion is also high on...

Killing Babies in Abortions is Now a Fashion Statement - 7 hours 53 min ago
It happened at the Golden Globes, New York Fashion Week and, now, the Oscars: America’s largest abortion provider is becoming a “fashion statement.” And, in addition to...

Peter Singer Says an Intellectually Disabled Person is Less Valuable Than Animals - 8 hours 2 min ago
In his apologetics for infanticide, Princeton bioethicist Peter Singer has used a baby with Down syndrome as an example of a killable infant based on utilitarian measurements. (He...

Beyoncé on being pregnant with twins: ‘I have three hearts’

LifeSiteNews - 8 hours 14 min ago
Pro-choice celebrities have no trouble speaking of their unborn children as being human beings when they choose to keep them.

Fur babies: Have pets become the ‘feel-good’ substitute for children?

LifeSiteNews - 8 hours 29 min ago
If what matters most are our 'needs' and desires, pets can sound like a preferable alternative to children.
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