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Why Our Lady of Sorrows?

Word on Fire - Fr. Robert Barron - 5 months 1 week ago
Today is the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. Fr. Steve Grunow reflects on this depiction of Mary and explains how it dramatically displays the Incarnation.

China's Forgotten Dissidents: Every Time Obama Is in Town, Dissidents Go to Jail

Catholic Online - Featured News - 5 months 1 week ago
Like Mao, Xi has launched a series of political campaigns against his real and perceived enemies. He has purged hundreds of thousands of ...

'I want it to sound like the Bible': The real story behind Henson's puppet nativity show

Catholic Online - Featured News - 5 months 1 week ago
Most people know Jim Henson as the man who brought the world the beloved comedic puppet characters known as the Muppets: Kermit the Frog, his ...

Mass extinction event has begun on Earth because we forgot our place in creation

Catholic Online - Featured News - 5 months 1 week ago
Sixty-five million years ago, the sky tore open in a blinding flash of light. A second later, a tremendous asteroid collided with the Earth somewhere ...

Are the angels sending a message? Miraculous apparition found in the light of 9/11 tribute (PHOTO)

Catholic Online - Featured News - 5 months 1 week ago
Is it an angel, or is it Our Lord, Jesus Christ? A freelance photographer has captured what appears to be an apparition standing at the top of The ...

Eastern European bishops: ‘Europe, first of all, needs stable families’

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 1 week ago
Representatives of the Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Central and Eastern Europe met recently in Bratislava and discussed the crises of the family and the low European birthrate.


Incarnation and Modernity - 5 months 1 week ago
  ____ When Christ came into the world, he said, “Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired, […] but a body you have prepared for me; Then I said, ‘See, God, I have come to do...

After 28 years of struggling with fear, she was able to sing this song

Aleteia - 5 months 1 week ago
“You Make Me Brave,” the title track from the CD of the same name, is part of an album recorded live at Bethel Women’s Conference in 2013. In the words of community behind the...

Giovanni Allevi: The Italian composer who made classical music accessible to everyone

Aleteia - 5 months 1 week ago
When I write my down notes on a staff, I never think about what’s right in front of me. I always try to push myself further, to go as high as possible, more deeply, where true...

Times explores Russian Orthodox support of Putin in Europe

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 1 week ago
The New York Times has published a front-page article exploring the Russian Orthodox Church’s support for Vladimir Putin, especially in European nations from France to Moldova.

Surrigate Gods, Surrogate Parents

Integrated Catholic Life - 5 months 1 week ago
It is a gross understatement to say that we live in trying times.  The Church and religious liberty are under constant attack, our country is divided, people are struggling to...

Encountering the Word — Luke 2:33-35

Integrated Catholic Life - 5 months 1 week ago
A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture And his father and his mother marveled at what was said about him; and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is...

Hang in There

Aleteia - 5 months 1 week ago

How to pray the Chaplet of the Seven Sorrows of Mary

Aleteia - 5 months 1 week ago
“As Christ was the ‘man of sorrows’ (Is 53, 3) through whom it pleased God to have ‘reconciled all things through him and for him, everything in heaven and everything on earth,...

I’m back from Calcutta and still having nightmares

Aleteia - 5 months 1 week ago
I didn’t want to write this. Probably because I didn’t want to think about it. Since I returned home from Calcutta, I’ve been trying to shake off what first seemed like a major...

My sister died, and I have no lessons but that God stays with us

Aleteia - 5 months 1 week ago
    My sister died at 5:35 the morning after Labor Day, a week ago as I write. I saw both my parents die, and this was infinitely worse. I sat with her almost all day Monday,...

The sappy kid’s book that set me straight about God’s love

Aleteia - 5 months 1 week ago
  My one-year-old has been insisting that I read him this one particular book over and over. I’ve tried to hide it. The poor kid threw his hands in the air, turned purple, and...

Christians in Hollywood: the crucial role of parents and the Church

Aleteia - 5 months 1 week ago
This is the second installment in Aleteia’s two-part interview with Barbara Nicolosi about Christians in Hollywood. Nicolosi is founder and chair emeritus of Act One, Inc., a...

Back to school: The ten oldest universities in Europe

Aleteia - 5 months 1 week ago
Thinking of the Middle Ages as a “dark” era in the history of mankind is a hackneyed cliché. This accusation, originally put forward by the Renaissance humanists who wanted to...

Our Lady of Sorrows

American Catholic - Top News - 5 months 1 week ago
Image: Our Lady of Sorrows statue in Golgotha, Holy Sepulchre Jerusalem. | Wikimedia Commons. Our Lady of Sorrows Saint of the Day for September 15
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