Latest News

Pages

July 20, 2014

Chapter 9: Gennesaret {Jesus: A Pilgrimage}

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 3 days ago
Welcome to our virtual book club! We’re reading Fr. James Martin’s bestseller, Jesus: A Pilgrimage. Each week we will tackle a chapter and look forward to a lively discussion...

Pope Francis prays for peace in the Middle East

News.va - 5 months 3 days ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his concern for the plight of Christian communities in the Iraqi town of Mosul and in other parts of the Middle East. Speaking...

Argentine national soccer team sends autographed jersey to Pope

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 3 days ago
Vatican City, Jul 20, 2014 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a gesture of gratitude and affection, the Argentinean national soccer team, which lost Sunday to Germany in the 2014...

Forgive us our debts: how some young people are paying off student loans to pursue a vocation

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 3 days ago
From The Detroit Free Press:  After nearly two years of waiting, Melanie Bruss headed earlier this month to Minnesota to join the Consecrates of the Most Holy Savior, a Catholic...

Progressive Hatred: Salon’s White Hot Headlines

Catholic Vote - 5 months 3 days ago
Elizabeth Warren was not content just to list her 11 Commandments of Progressivism recently: That is a healthy, positive exercise, which gives her opponents a chance to debate her...

After four decades, Rochester eliminates lay preaching at Mass

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 3 days ago
I’m frankly surprised that this has been going on for so long. Details:  For the better part of 40 years in churches across the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, clergy ceded...

Federal Agencies Provide Disclosure Guidance For Companies Relying On Hobby Lobby Decision

The Religion Clause - 5 months 3 days ago
The Department of Labor on Thursday posted an addition to Frequently Asked Questions to provide post-Hobby Lobby ERISA guidance from relevant federal agencies. For closely-held...

Daily Gospel Reflection for July 20, 2014

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 3 days ago
Today’s Gospel: Matthew 13:24-43 “Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Whoever has ears ought to hear.” – Matthew 13:43 This reminds me of a...

72 Years Ago: "Let us first examine ourselves with sense of repentance and humility"

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 3 days ago
"Let neither men nor beasts, oxen nor sheep, taste any thing: let them not feed, nor drink water. And let men and beasts be covered with sackcloth, and cry to the Lord with all...

Daily Catholic Quote from Dr. Peter Kreeft

Integrated Catholic Life - 5 months 3 days ago
“In an age that has thrown off all tradition, the only rebellion possible is orthodoxy.” (Dr. Peter Kreeft) If you liked this quote, please share it with your friends and family...

Gospel Reading for Sunday, July 20th

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 days ago
Gospel MT 13:24-43 Jesus proposed another parable to the crowds, saying: “The kingdom of heaven may be likened to a man who sowed good seed in his field.  While everyone was...

Daily Homily: Gather the Wheat Into My Barn

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 days ago
Wisdom 12:13, 6-19 Psalm 86:5-6,9-10,15-16 Romans 8:26-27 Matthew 13:24-43 Jesus reveals the mystery of the Kingdom of God to us using three parables: the parable of the...

Pope's Angelus: Imitate Jesus in Patiently Waiting for God's Victory Over Evil

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 days ago
Before reciting the Angelus prayer at noon today, Pope Francis explained the meaning today's Gospel reading and the parable of the wheat and the tares. The parable, he said, is...

Encountering the Word — 1 Corinthians 15:58

Integrated Catholic Life - 5 months 3 days ago
“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.” (1 Corinthians 15:58) If...

July 19, 2014

Remaining Christians Flee Iraqi City of Mosul After Decree By ISIS

The Religion Clause - 5 months 4 days ago
BBC News, AP and the New York Times reported Friday that almost all Christians have left the Iraqi city of Mosul after a statement from the radical group Islamic State in Iraq and...

What is the Answer to Suffering, Pain and Loss?

Integrated Catholic Life - 5 months 4 days ago
Many years ago, I taught 4th Grade CCD for my parish religious education department. It was the first evening of classes and I was starting the process of getting everyone...

Devastating

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 5 months 4 days ago
Stephen Colbert on the vile jingoism being shown defenseless children by fake patriots: The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,...

FFRF and IRS Settle Suit On Non-Enforcement of 501(c)(3) Against Churches

The Religion Clause - 5 months 4 days ago
The Freedom From Religion Foundation announced Thursday that it has reached a settlement agreement with the Internal Revenue Service in Freedom From Religion Foundation v....

A Ruling And Another Suit On Catholic Hospital Pension Plans As "Church Plans"

The Religion Clause - 5 months 4 days ago
As reported by BNA Daily Report for Executives [subscription required], another decision has been handed down in a series of cases filed over the last 18 months challenging the...

A Few More Questions for Elizabeth Warren

Catholic Vote - 5 months 4 days ago
Elizabeth Warren’s speech to the Netroots Nation convention is much on my mind right now.  I thought of some other points after putting up an earlier post on it.  Like the famous...

Pages

Subscribe to Latest News