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August 24, 2014

Syrian Bishop: 'Help My People Stay'

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 1 week ago
The Christian patrimony of the Middle East must be protected at all costs. “We are strong in our faith, rooted in our history. We have been here for 2000 years. We refuse to go...

Vatican Statement on Former Nuncio Jozef Wesolowski

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 1 week ago
Fr. Federico Lombardi, Director of Holy See Press Office, issued the following statement this evening in response to questions from journalists regarding former nuncio Jozef...

Your Sunday Sermon Notes

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 1 week ago
Was there a good point in the sermon you heard for this Sunday? Let us know! Share/Bookmark The post Your Sunday Sermon Notes appeared first on Fr. Z's Blog.

Pope Francis leaves Asian faithful energized after visit

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 1 week ago
Seoul, South Korea, Aug 24, 2014 / 04:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Many across Asia from all ages and stages in life voiced their enthusiasm in seeing Pope Francis during his recent...

Bigger wedding, happier marriage?

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 1 week ago
I wonder if this study was funded by a catering company. (And I wonder what the Kardashians would say…) Details:  A new report from the National Marriage Project at the University...

The Quartermaster’s First “No-Chill” Brew Day

Quartermaster of the Barque - 5 months 1 week ago
The legend at our house (the house where my wife grew up) is that the water source — a private well — is quite deep compared to our neighbors’ wells, and connected to an...

Maestro Giovanni di Bonino di Assisi

Sacristies of the World - 5 months 1 week ago
In 1863, this stained glass window of the Crucifixion with the Virgin and St John the Evangelist was removed from the sacristy of the 13th century Church of Sant’ Agostino, in...

Who killed James Foley? We may know soon.

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 1 week ago
Details:  British intelligence agents believe they have identified ‘jihadi John’ after employing sophisticated voice recognition technology, the British ambassador to the US has...

Huius Oratu Deus Alme Nobis

Breviary Hymns - 5 months 1 week ago
15th c. Fresco of St. Monica - WikipediaHuius Oratu Deus Alme Nobis is an abridgement of the anonymous hymn Virginis Proles, Opifexque Matris, which may date back as far as the...

Ice scream: Boston.com unleashes snark vs. Catholics & others opposing 'Bucket Challenge'

GetReligion - 5 months 1 week ago
Occasionally it happens that a mainstream news organization publishes a story so blatantly biased that it seems incredible it should appear under the label of "news" rather than...

It’s always someone else…

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 1 week ago
… until it’s you. We don’t know what problems will crop up.  We don’t know when “the big one” will happen. GO TO CONFESSION. Today an earthquake shook the Napa region north of San...

Guest post: Former student laments liturgical abuse at former Catholic high school

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 1 week ago
This year’s observance of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary provides the opportunity to reflect on the two rites of the Roman Missal. On invitation from the...

ISIS-envy

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 1 week ago
A couple months ago, the mouth-breathing Islamic terrorists of Boko Haram had our attention by kidnapping school girls. Then ISIS struck and stole the limelight. Then Hamas stole...

Pope Francis challenges with question: How is your faith?

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Aug 24, 2014 / 08:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his Angelus address Sunday Pope Francis reflected on the Gospel account of Saint Peter's recognition of Jesus as the...

Pope Francis challenges with question: How is your faith?

EWTN - Vatican News - 5 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Aug 24, 2014 / 09:50 am (EWTN News/CNA).- During his Angelus address Sunday Pope Francis reflected on the Gospel account of Saint Peter's recognition of Jesus as the...

Saint Bartholomew

Communio - 5 months 1 week ago
Saint Bartholomew, known also as Nathanael, apostle and martyr, died in AD 71, is liturgically recalled today. However, his feast comes after the Sunday’s precedence. Nonetheless...

Pan-Fried Trout with Pistachios and Dill

The Catholic Foodie - 5 months 1 week ago
Two popular trout dishes here in south Louisiana (Trout Meuniere and Trout Amandine) are the inspiration behind this Middle Eastern fish dish accented with pistachios and fresh...

Chapter 14: Geresa and Fifteen: Tabgha {Jesus: A Pilgrimage}

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 1 week 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...

The Christ, the Son of God, St Peter declares

Communio - 5 months 1 week ago
Our reflection for the 21st Sunday through the Year on Matthew 16:13-20 comes from St. Cyril of Alexandria: “Peter did not say ‘you are a Christ’ or ‘a son of God’ but ‘the...

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