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October 22, 2014

Subverting Success

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 4 days ago
Living in the United States I’m often wearied by the constant competitiveness of our culture. We seem to swallow without thinking the culture of success at all costs. I call this...

Pope Francis Receives Prime Minister of Grenada

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 4 days ago
Pope Francis today received Grenada's Prime Minister Keith Mitchell who was accompanied by his wife, son and mother. The meeting between Mitchell and Pope Francis lasted 25...

Pope Condemns Corruption as Evil That 'Must Be Cured'

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 4 days ago
Pope Francis has warned that being corrupt is even more evil than being sinful. Addressing delegates from the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP) this morning in the...

An Introduction to Markdown

The Curt Jester - 5 months 5 days ago
If you blog, write notes, write articles or books, or any form of writing with formatted text you might want to consider using Markdown. John Gruber who created Markdown a decade...

Lessons from a Failed Friendship

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 5 days ago
We were like sisters, made sweeter by the fact that neither of us had grown up with one.  It’s been four years since an argument ended our friendship, and I still think about her...

3-D Printers Helps Save Infants With Heart Defects

LifeNews.com - 5 months 5 days ago
Every year in the United States, 36,000 children are born with congenital heart defects. While some defects are minor, many are life threatening and require surgery. Sometimes...

Hundreds flock to US shrine to celebrate first feast of St John Paul II

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 5 days ago
Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2014 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Hundreds of pilgrims and faithful from all states of life flocked to Washington, D.C.'s St. John Paul II Shrine on...

Where the Iowa Senate Candidates Stand on the Issues

Catholic Vote - 5 months 5 days ago
The Iowa Senate race between Joni Ernst (R) and Bruce Braley (D) is still too close to call. With less than 2 weeks left until the election – and early voting already happening in...

Boyfriend Beats His Pregnant Girlfriend With a Baseball Bat and Dumps Her in Shallow Grave

LifeNews.com - 5 months 5 days ago
Samantha Greenlee, a 22-year-old pregnant woman from Columbus, Ohio, has been missing since October 8 after disappearing following a waitressing shift. Her boyfriend Jacob Ferrero...

Who Responds to Our ‘Code Adam’ When We Are Lost?

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 5 days ago
Have you ever been in Walmart when they announce a Code Adam?  If you are unfamiliar with this code, it is an announcement they make over the speaker system in the store to...

Why can't the pope just change everything? CNN gives (mostly) good answers

GetReligion - 5 months 5 days ago
The bishops "bickered" during the recent synod at the Vatican on families -- yes, the article by CNN said "bickered" -- and a lot of people wondered why Pope Francis doesn't just...

This Marriage Thing Is (Beautiful) Hard as Hell

Incarnation and Modernity - 5 months 5 days ago
___________ I sat there in the darkness. Two in the morning. The glow of a Mac screen burning eyes already strained from nine more hours than the recommended seven hours a day of...

Papal prie dieu

Sacristies of the World - 5 months 5 days ago
This is the prie dieu that Pope St John Paul II used in 1979 during his stay at the Irish Papal Nunciature on the Navan Road, Dublin, Ireland.  The prie dieu is in the sacristy of...

ISIS Sells Thousands of Women for $10 and Feminists are Worried About $10 Birth Control

LifeNews.com - 5 months 5 days ago
Penny Nance, the pro-life advocate who is the head of Concerned Women for America, write an excellent article today that blows away the phony baloney war on women mantra abortion...

The Fifth Glorious Mystery: The Coronation of Mary

Verbum Blog - Logos Bible Software - 5 months 5 days ago
This guest post is by Isaiah Hoogendyk, Biblical Languages Engineer at Faithlife Corporation. The Salve, Regina, or “Hail, Holy Queen!” is typically used as a concluding prayer to...

‘Selfies’ connect priest, young adults

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 5 months 5 days ago
OSHKOSH — As the Catholic Campus Ministry director at the Newman Center on the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh campus, Fr. Jason Blahnik is always looking for new ways to engage...

In Shawano, building the word together

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 5 months 5 days ago
SHAWANO — Fr. Luke Ferris, pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, wants to be sure the messages in his weekly homilies strike a chord with the majority of the parishioners who hear them...

Fr. Hoffman recalls Langlade County’s circuit riding priest

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 5 months 5 days ago
ANTIGO — On a recent Sunday morning, Fr. Charles Hoffmann jumped in his minivan and made the 15-minute jaunt from Antigo to Phlox to say Mass at St. Joseph Church. Fr....

The Fourth Glorious Mystery: The Assumption of Mary

Verbum Blog - Logos Bible Software - 5 months 5 days ago
Excerpt from Scott Hahn’s Hail, Holy Queen. Scientists formulate and test various theories, some of which are proven with enough certitude to be renamed laws, for instance, Newton...

Senior priests continue circuit-riding tradition

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 5 months 5 days ago
ANTIGO — Today, many small parishes that dot northeastern Wisconsin continue to rely on traveling priests, including Msgr. Paul Koszarek, who drives 150 miles every weekend to...

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