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CW287: The Old Peoples’ Show

SQPN - Podcast Network - 2 days 8 hours ago
In this episode: Catholic Weekend Weather Report; Steve’s Great Train Adventure; Jeff’s lost iPhone and identity theft concerns; E-books versus real books; Feedback from Lisa...

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, a Tech Talk Game Review

CatholicMom.com - 2 days 9 hours ago
Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor — the one game to rule them all?   Genre Action Platformer Platform PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One Story The Ranger Captain Talion was...

House to Vote on "Freezing" Planned Parenthood Funding

Creative Minority Report - 2 days 10 hours ago
When Republicans say they want to cut government funding for Planned Parenthood but aren't willing to shut down the government over it what they're really saying is that Democrats...

Is “Tradition” a Four Letter Word? Reflection for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

CatholicMom.com - 2 days 10 hours ago
©2015 Liturgical Publications Inc. All Rights Reserved. Used with permission. Readings for August 30, 2015: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time   One of the great battle cries of the...

WDTPRS – 14th Sunday after Pentecost: healths, hands and the finger

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 2 days 11 hours ago
This Sunday’s Collect for the Extraordinary Form survived the snipping and pasting of the Consilium and the late Rev. Annibale Bugnini’s liturgical experts to be used in the...

Pope Francis and the trendy new world of 'omniscient anonymous' journalism

GetReligion - 2 days 12 hours ago
It may be time to introduce a new term into the world of writing, and alleged hard-news journalism in particular. First, a few notes about news craft. Normally, hard-news...

Papal kitsch didn’t begin with Pope Francis

The Deacon's Bench - 2 days 12 hours ago
A few observers have marveled that the visit of Pope Francis has sparked a rush on kitschy souvenirs:  The Archdiocese of Philadelphia, which will host the meeting, feels that the...

New Orleans Archdiocese: Forever changed by Katrina

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 2 days 12 hours ago
It was the death of a great city, the deaths of more than 1,800 people in their homes and attics, the deaths of family, neighborhood and church relationships, the death of hope....

Cardinal Parolin visits Gemelli hospital

News.va - 2 days 12 hours ago
(Vatican Radio) The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, said the current migrant crisis is a "global problem", and called on the international community to join...

Confused about Pope Francis? You have company!

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 2 days 12 hours ago
William Oddie has an interesting piece at the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald (represented recently by Crisis which is growing in my estimation) about Pope Francis...

He’s back! Fr. Byers returns from silence

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 2 days 13 hours ago
It is good to see that – after a hiatus – Fr. George David Byers is back and up and running on these interwebs. His new blog is Arise! Let us be going! To set the mood, at this...

Former nuncio awaiting Vatican trial died of natural causes, autopsy says

EWTN - Vatican News - 2 days 13 hours ago
Vatican City, Aug 29, 2015 / 11:48 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Initial autopsy findings indicate that disgraced former apostolic nuncio Jozef Wesolowski died of natural causes from a "...

Former nuncio awaiting Vatican trial died of natural causes, autopsy says

Catholic News Agency - General - 2 days 13 hours ago
Vatican City, Aug 29, 2015 / 10:48 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- Initial autopsy findings indicate that disgraced former apostolic nuncio Jozef Wesolowski died of natural...

Vatican says autopsy reveals disgraced former nuncio died of natural causes

The Deacon's Bench - 2 days 13 hours ago
From Vatican Radio, confirmation of what was reported yesterday— that former Nuncio, Jozef Wesolowski, while facing trail in sex abuse charges, died of natural causes:  Following...

Diminishing Returns: Feast of the Beheading of John the Baptist

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 2 days 14 hours ago
Today is the feast of the Beheading of John the Baptist. I consider this (also) my name day, and in so many ways it is more appropriate for me than the Nativity of John in June....

Homily for the Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 30, 2015, Year B

Big C Catholics - 2 days 14 hours ago
Fr. René J. Butler, M.S. Director, La Salette Shrine Enfield, NH (Click here for today’s readings) What’s wrong with washing your hands before you eat? What’s wrong with washing...

Of John the Baptist, family size, and romantic comedy

CatholicMom.com - 2 days 14 hours ago
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons “No one can receive anything unless it is given to him from heaven.”  –John 3:27 After my boyfriend proposed to...

Passion of John the Baptist

Communio - 2 days 15 hours ago
Today, the Churches of East and West, liturgically celebrate the Beheading of the Holy and Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John. The biblical narrative is related in...
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