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A woman’s most vulnerable moment is in the bathroom with a pregnancy test

The Catholic Leader - 1 day 11 hours ago
THE bathroom, an empty box and the phone.The image of a woman alone, in a bathroom, with a pregnancy test box and a phone in her hand is not always the joy-filled experience that...

Could this save Catholic marriage prep?

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 11 hours ago
Washington D.C., May 22, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With high divorce rates among Catholic couples – and marriage rates plummeting among millennials – Church leaders are...

Follow Me: What Our Families Can Learn from Jesus's Teaching to the Rich Man

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 12 hours ago
Photo credit: always and forever via photopin The gospel passage for tomorrow from Mark 10:17-27 is one of those sections of scripture that always gives me pause. Jesus is...

Beware of scams and fraud

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 1 day 12 hours ago
This morning I had several calls from someone (clearly from India) purporting to be from “technical support”, who started asked stupidly invasive questions. Friends, legitimate...

ASK FATHER: Is divorce never an option?

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 1 day 12 hours ago
From a reader… QUAERITUR: I hope you are doing well! First, I want to thank you for your blog. Your writings have been very educational and inspirational. I’m hoping you might...

Sermon for Trinity Sunday 2016

Rorate Coeli - 1 day 13 hours ago
Sermon for the Feast of the Most Holy TrinityFather Richard G. CipollaColijn de CoterThe Throne of Grace (c. 1510)Musée du LouvreI have always loved those diagrams of the Holy...

That getting religion thing: 'Religion and the Media' group launched in British parliament

GetReligion - 1 day 15 hours ago
If you have followed GetReligion very long then you are probably aware that questions are also be asked on the other side of the Atlantic about the fact that a high percentage of...

ASK FATHER: Q&A instead of homily

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 1 day 16 hours ago
From a reader… QUAERITUR: Father, Is it permissible for a priest to instead of giving a homily at a Sunday Mass, “Open up that time to the congregation for a Q&A on any topics...

Pentecost Photopost 2016 - Part 2

New Liturgical Movement - 1 day 16 hours ago
Here is the second part of our Pentecost photopost, as always, with our thanks to the readers who sent them in. Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary - Legnano, ItalyMass in...

Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Cases

The Religion Clause - 1 day 17 hours ago
In Davila v. Marshall, (11th Cir., May 20, 2016), the 11th Circuit upheld the dismissal of a complaint by an inmate that he was denied delivery of a Spanish language Santeria...

Sunday Brunch Specials for May 22: Great Reads from This Week

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 17 hours ago
Welcome to the CatholicMom.com Sunday Brunch! We’re serving up a buffet of articles from the past week. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and settle in to enjoy some great reads....

Bad Analogy Sunday

The Curt Jester - 1 day 18 hours ago
You never know what kind of homily you will get on Trinity Sunday or as I call it Bad Analogy Sunday. Still this time around my pessimism was not rewarded and I was treated to a...

A healthy sign as a conservative finally takes some bleedin’ responsibility

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 1 day 18 hours ago
… acknowledges that the Party of Personal Responsibility and it alone is to blame for the catastrophe who is Trump. Sadly, this remains a rare phenomenon.

Trans Links

dotCommonweal - 1 day 18 hours ago
It’s been fascinating to see the issue of transgender rights migrate from a mere blip at the edge of the cultural and political radar, to a burning topic of contention, with front...

Holy Trinity calls us to solidarity with others, Pope says

EWTN - Vatican News - 1 day 19 hours ago
Vatican City, May 22, 2016 / 09:21 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The feast of the Holy Trinity is an invitation for us to commit to enriching our everyday relationships by promoting...

Holy Trinity calls us to solidarity with others, Pope says

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 19 hours ago
Vatican City, May 22, 2016 / 08:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The feast of the Holy Trinity is an invitation for us to commit to enriching our everyday relationships by promoting...

Evil Within

dotCommonweal - 1 day 20 hours ago
In her essay, “Love of Religious Practices,” Simone Weil addresses the condition of those afflicted by “the ugliness in us. The more we feel it, the more it fills us with horror....

Events: Three traditional Latin Solemn High Masses in NYC this Thursday!

Rorate Coeli - 1 day 20 hours ago
A reader pointed out that there will be three traditional Latin Solemn High Masses for the feast of Corpus Christi this Thursday in New York City -- almost certainly the first...

“United with Chinese Catholics: they are a sign of reconciliation” 

Vatican Insider - 1 day 21 hours ago
Pope Francis invites all to join “in spirit” with the Chinese faithful, whom he asks to be “a concrete sign of charity and reconciliation.” The Pope, at the Angelus today in St....

Pope Angelus: The Holy Trinity, where there is love there is God

News.va - 1 day 21 hours ago
(Vatican Radio) “The feast of the Holy Trinity invites us to engage in the daily events to be the leaven of communion, of consolation and of mercy.” Those were Pope Francis' words...
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