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5 Families who caught the holiness bug

Aleteia - 10 hours 37 min ago
These saints couldn't help but share their sanctity with family members.Families tend to share everything — and this can have both positive and negative effects. When one of the...

Falling in love with your friend’s spouse? Stop right there

Aleteia - 10 hours 37 min ago
Don't play with fire—here's how to keep romantic feelings from developing.No, it’s not an episode of a soap opera: it’s real life, and it happens more than you might think … A...

4 Saints who stood up to dictators… and what we can learn from them

Aleteia - 10 hours 37 min ago
They remind us of our dignity and inspire us to remain true to our values no matter what.I still remember how shocking it was when I first saw the now-infamous image of 21...

Heather King’s ‘Holy Desperation’

Aleteia - 10 hours 37 min ago
In her 11th book, the relentlessly honest and passionate writer talks about praying as if one's life depends upon it.Heather King knows all about praying as if her life depended...

We know you need a laugh so here you go: Kids PRAY the darnedest things

Aleteia - 10 hours 37 min ago
We go to great lengths to teach our kids prayers, and we can’t help but enjoy it when they pray as only children can.From 1945-1969, Art Linkletter had a feature on his show where...

This is why church pews were invented

Aleteia - 10 hours 37 min ago
And why Catholic churches don't always have them.In the United States we see pews as a necessary and basic part of every Catholic church. However, pews are a rather recent...

Plaintiffs Awarded Attorneys' Fees In Suit Against County Clerk Kim Davis

The Religion Clause - 11 hours 57 min ago
In Miller v. Davis, (ED KY, July 21, 2017) a Kentucky federal district court awarded $224,703 in attorney’s fees and costs to plaintiffs who previously obtained a preliminary...

Thoughts on My Vocation

Journey of a Catholic Nerd Writer - 13 hours 56 min ago
In recent months, my vocation has become clear to me... but I've been unable to live it out for obvious reasons. Before I get deeper into this topic, let me just share with y'all...

Discovered! The first female Doctor Who!

Jimmy Akin.org - 14 hours 7 min ago
From “The Green Death,” season 10, serial 5, episode 4. Jon Pertwee comically disguised as a cleaning lady to infiltrate a chemical plant where a world domination plot is being...

The sopranos of Le Div4s want to merge Opera and Pop

Aleteia - 15 hours 37 min ago
And they have the pipes to do itLe Div4s is a group of four extremely talented sopranos who started the band with the goal of bringing operatic vocals back to the forefront of...

Saint Anne Novena 2017 | Day 7

Big C Catholics - 15 hours 56 min ago
July 23, 2017Saint Anne Novena - Day 7Good Saint Anne, so justly called the mother of the infirm, the cure for those who suffer from disease, look kindly upon the sick for whom I...

Prayer of Spouses for Each Other

Big C Catholics - 16 hours 24 min ago
Lord Jesus, grant that I and my spouse may have a true and understanding love for each other.Grant that we may both be filled with faith and trust. Give us the grace to live with...

Federal budget jeopardizes struggling poor people, US bishops warn

Catholic News Agency - General - 16 hours 36 min ago
Washington D.C., Jul 22, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Congress’ proposed federal budget will fail to provide for the basic needs of millions of America’s poor people, the U.S...

22 July: Feast of St. Mary Magdalene

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 17 hours 7 min ago
Today is the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene.  I hope you have some madeleines today, even though they don’t have much to do with her. Last year, in the Ordinary Form calendar of the...

The Process of Canonization in the Catholic Church

Big C Catholics - 19 hours 12 sec ago
(While many saints are canonized by the Church, most are known only to God.)The process of documenting the life and virtues of a holy man or woman cannot begin until five years...

A Child's Prayer to Mary: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, July 23, 2017

Catholic Online - Featured News - 19 hours 13 min ago
Holy Mary, mother fair, Filled with love for God, Pray for us in all our needs. Pray for us today.

Daily Readings for Sunday, July 23, 2017

Catholic Online - Featured News - 19 hours 13 min ago
Reading 1: Wisdom 12:13, Reading 1: Wisdom 12:16-19, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 86:9-10, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 86:15-16, Responsorial Psalm: ...

The Independent somehow manages to quote zero Jews in news about Jewish school

GetReligion - 19 hours 38 min ago
How many Jews does it take to write a newspaper story about same-sex education in private schools? When the article is about an Orthodox Jewish school, it would be nice to have...

Reflection for the 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time: The Parable of the Wheat and the Tares

CatholicMom.com - 21 hours 7 min ago
Via Pixabay (2011), CC0 Public Domain Readings for July 23, 2017: 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time Reflection on #Sunday #Gospel by @dritaly: Was Jesus soft on sin?Click To Tweet At...

The Feast of St Mary Magdalene 2017

New Liturgical Movement - 22 hours 38 min ago
O happy Mary of happy merit, that first among mortals did merit to see the Son of God rising from the dead; for whose love thou disdained the blandishments of the world: * by thy...
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