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Why the whole "Is President Obama a Christian?" controversy just won't die

GetReligion - 5 months 5 days ago
This week's "Crossroads" podcast focuses on the Frankenstein question in American public life that has left journalists shaking their heads and muttering, "It's alive, it's alive...

How many were there, on the mountain of Transfiguration?

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 5 months 5 days ago
How many were there on the mountain at the Transfiguration? Did you answer four? Jesus, Peter, James and John? Six? Adding Moses and Elijah? How about eight? Most of us are not...

The Sacrifice of Isaac: Reflection for the Second Sunday in Lent

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 5 days ago
“Sacrifice of Isaac-Caravaggio (c. 1603)” by Caravaggio – scan. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons. Readings for March 1, 2015: Second Sunday in Lent Everyone...

Working for A World Shaped by the Gospel

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 5 days ago
On May 7 there will be a general election in the United Kingdom. On Wednesday the bishops of England and Wales released a letter to all Catholics setting out a number of...

RIP and LLAP

The Curt Jester - 5 months 5 days ago
I pretty much never comment on deaths of celebrities other than just a personal prayer for them. Mainly because such comments would be more talking about myself and the...

Gospel Reading for Sunday, March 1st

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 5 days ago
Jesus took Peter, James, and John  and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves. And he was transfigured before them,  and his clothes became dazzling white,  such as no...

Bp. Galantino, 66, resigned

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 5 days ago
I note with interest in today’s Bolletino that His Excellency Nunzio Galantino, Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio and Secretary of the Italian Bishops Conference has resigned at age 66...

CW262: Lenten Practices and Food, and Good Homilies

SQPN - Podcast Network - 5 months 5 days ago
In this episode: Steve Nelson, Jeff Nielsen, Fr. Cory Sticha Schizophrenic winter weather; Catholic aerobics or Stations of the Cross; Lenten practices and penitential food;...

Catholic Moments: Judy Klein and Thomas Awiapo

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 5 days ago
I’m happy to share the recording of this week’s episode of the all new “Catholic Moments”, which is now airing as a bi-weekly radio program on Radio Maria USA. In this episode,...

Two Years Later

Whispers in the Loggia - 5 months 5 days ago
With the Pope and Curia on the road and off the grid for this week's Lenten retreat, the beat's been unusually quiet... but don't worry – it won't be for much longer.In any case,...

WDTPRS – 2nd Sunday of Lent: Purify your “spiritual view” lest God be offended

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 5 days ago
Here is the Collect of the 2nd Sunday of Lent, a new composition for the Novus Ordo based on a precedent in the Liber Mozarabicus Sacramentorum: Deus, qui nobis dilectum Filium...

The Pope who became a pilgrim: Benedict's resignation remembered

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 5 days ago
Vatican City, Feb 28, 2015 / 10:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Two years after his historic resignation from the papacy, Benedict XVI's presence continues to be felt by those around him...

Two years ago… Sede Vacante

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 5 days ago
Two years ago today, Pope Benedict XVI abdicated. My posts from that sad, remarkable day, HERE. Share/Bookmark

Hit job on Card. Pell because he’s doing his job

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 5 days ago
His Eminence George Card Pell was appointed by Pope Francis to oversee cleaning up the finances of the Holy See. He is doing his job. And so as Pell drills into the financial...

Accidental Marriage Book Club: A Conversation with Author Roger Thomas

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 5 days ago
Welcome to the Accidental Marriage Book Club! We’re reading The Accidental Marriage, by Roger Thomas. Fellow readers, this month we’re happy to be sharing a new community reading...

Tomas Munk, and father, cause for beatification advances

Communio - 5 months 5 days ago
Archbishop Stanislav Zvolenský, archbishop of Bratislava, will preside at the ceremony of the closure of the diocesan process of the cause for  beatification and sainthood of the...

Pope's March prayer intention for researchers

News.va - 5 months 5 days ago
The general prayer intention of the Holy Father, Pope Francis, for the month of March is for researchers - that those involved in  scientific research may serve the wellbeing of...
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