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November 22, 2014

Ready for the new year?

Homeschool Goodies - 5 months 6 days ago
Michele Quigley has updated her beautiful and FREE, printable 2014 -2015 Liturgical Calendars. They’re available in both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms. She even has one...

I Didn't Choose St. Cecilia, She Chose Me

Journey of a Catholic Nerd Writer - 5 months 6 days ago
That's my statue of St. Cecilia sitting on top of our record player.I like to think that I didn't choose St. Cecilia as my confirmation saint; that she chose me. While this may...

Watch This!! NFL Great Becomes A Farmer

Creative Minority Report - 5 months 6 days ago
This!!! That is all I can say. Watch This!!"When I think about a life of greatness, I think about a life of service."Outstanding.*subhead*Awesome.*subhead*

The Gist: Adoption - 5 months 6 days ago
Season four of the CatholicTV Network’s series for Catholic women, The Gist, airs this fall with all-new shows. Tune in every Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. Eastern for a new episode...

It’s about the Music

Snoring Scholar - 5 months 6 days ago
Don’t think music is important? Go to Mass where the music isn’t what you expected or isn’t what you like or is just plain awful. Then attend a Mass where the music blows you away...

Groups of Angel Musicians

Sacristies of the World - 5 months 6 days ago
Study After Francesco Solimena: Groups of Angel Musicians, 1760-61, black chalk on paper, by Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806), from the sacristy of the Basilica San Paolo...

2012 Rite of Canonization discarded:Shortened Rite of Canonization with truncated Litany of Saints to be used tomorrow

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 6 days ago
The booklet for the canonization of six new saints tomorrow was published online on Friday, November 21. The Rite of Canonization introduced on October 21, 2012 by Pope Benedict...

Salaita, Abbate and Academia

dotCommonweal - 5 months 6 days ago
I have good news and bad news. Let’s start with the good news. Steven Salaita is suing the University of Illinois. Or rather, his attorneys are suing the university, not because...

MIAMI: TLMs bringing in young people

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 6 days ago
A reader alerted me to coverage of a TLM in Miami in which the local Juventutem chapter is involved. With Ancient Language, Catholic Mass Draws Young Parishioners Roman Catholic...

Last Judgment: Reflection for the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe - 5 months 6 days ago
Readings for November 23, 2014: Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe On the final Sunday in the liturgical year, it is time to remember things that we’d...

The deacon symbolizes “the care of Christ for those who need to be nourished”

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 6 days ago
Someone passed this along: A very good piece on the diaconate by Fr. Jan Larson in The Inland Register, diocesan publication of Spokane: Occasionally a bishop will ordain men to...

Pope: break down the stigma burdening those with autism

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 6 days ago
Vatican City, Nov 22, 2014 / 11:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has said autistic disorders are nothing to be ashamed of, as he encouraged everyone to build solidarity to...

Op-Ed: "Obedience"? "Respect"? We tolerate no lessons from those who morally assassinated Benedict XVI!

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 6 days ago
We are very honored to post this new article by a very wise, knowledgeable, and highly influential cleric, writing under the pen name of don Pio Pace. The Great Fear of the...

Beyond Words with Mark Hart for November 23, 2014 - 5 months 6 days ago
Mark Hart discusses the scriptures for Sunday’s Mass and helps us to celebrate the Liturgy of the Word. Watch this video on YouTube. Video Link

La Croix: Second phase of Curia Reform to be discussed on Monday

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 6 days ago
Deckchairs in the Titanic (Promenade deck) As reported on La Croix a few days ago and echoed on Periodista Digital the Pope has summoned the heads of Curial dicasteries to a...

Report: German bishops to vote on “hidden bombshell”

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 6 days ago
From The National Catholic Register:  In the latest in a series of attempts by German bishops to align Church teaching with secular values, a sub-committee of the German episcopal...

Do 'evangelicals' in the Church of England support or oppose female bishops? Yes

GetReligion - 5 months 6 days ago
For the past 20-plus years, the overwhelming majority of my students have come from schools that could, to one degree or another, accurately be described as part of "evangelical...

The USCCB's Awful Immigration Statement

Creative Minority Report - 5 months 6 days ago
How much longer we will have to endure this sort of disingenuous dreck of what amounts to little more than Catholic cover of democrat party initiatives?Please go the Register and...

Monstrous Prodigies

dotCommonweal - 5 months 6 days ago
I finished Denis Johnson’s Tree of Smoke a few months ago; he rushed me to a conclusion that tidied the plot strands but left one bulbous character knot: the Colonel. Johnson had...

Secrets of The Hobbit Special: The Hobbit Panel at Dragon Con

SQPN - Podcast Network - 5 months 6 days ago
In this episode we take you to a panel session at Dragon Con featuring ‘The Hobbit’ actors Billy Boyd, Craig Parker, Jed Brophy, and Adam Brown. Follow us Twitter: @hobbitpodcast...


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