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St. James the Greater: Saint of the Day for Monday, July 25, 2016

Catholic Online - Featured News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Nothing is known of St. James the Greater's early life, though it has been established that he is the son of Zebedee and Salome and brother of John ...

Daily Readings for Monday, July 25, 2016

Catholic Online - Featured News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Reading 1: 2 Corinthians 4:7-15, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 126:1-6, Gospel: Matthew 20:20-28

Each New Day: Prayer of the Day for Monday, July 25, 2016

Catholic Online - Featured News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Let me pause as I begin this new day to give it to You, Lord. Before the tumult of activities breaks in; before breakfast plates crash through my ...

Feast of Saint James the Greater, Apostle

Big C Catholics - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Saint James, son of Zebedee, also known as James the Greater, was an Apostle of Jesus, and the first Apostle to be martyred. He was a son of Zebedee and Salome, the brother of St...

Prayers for Kabul, as deadly as Nice, with much less coverage

Aleteia - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Today was marked by funerals and burials in Kabul, Afghanistan, as families laid to rest the more than 80 victims of ISIS’ latest horror. The victims of the suicide-bombing were...

Sunday Brunch Specials for July 24, 2016: Great Reads from This Week

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 3 weeks ago
    Welcome to the CatholicMom.com Sunday Brunch! We’re serving up a buffet of articles from the past week. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and settle in to enjoy some great reads....

So is 'evangelical Catholic' a religious term or a political term? The honest answer: yes

GetReligion - 5 months 3 weeks ago
After all the the press attention dedicated to Donald Trump wooing of evangelicals, it's time to get down to what really matters in American politics -- the never-ending battle...

Homily for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 31, 2016, Year C

Big C Catholics - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Fr. Charles Irvin Senior Priest Diocese of Lansing (Click here for today’s readings) "Vain" is one of those words that has multiple meanings and can be used in several different...

Latin. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Fr. John Hunwicke, priest, gentleman and Latinist, has a spiffing post at his blog Mutual Enrichment (which title is a reference to Summorum Pontificum). He writes about Latin.  ...

Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Cases

The Religion Clause - 5 months 4 weeks ago
In Turner v. Sidorowicz, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93339 (SD NY, July 18, 2016), a New York federal district court dismissed an inmate's complaint that he was removed from the kosher...

Pope prays for pilgrims en route to Krakow for WYD

EWTN - Vatican News - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Vatican City, Jul 24, 2016 / 11:09 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis has asked for prayers as he, and all the pilgrims attending this year's World Youth Day, prepare to make...

Pope prays for pilgrims en route to Krakow for WYD

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Vatican City, Jul 24, 2016 / 10:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has asked for prayers as he, and all the pilgrims attending this year's World Youth Day, prepare to make their...

Saint Christina

Regina Magazine - 5 months 4 weeks ago
July 24 Today is the feast day of Saint Christina.  Ora pro nobis. Saint Christina was born in the 300s.  She was the daughter of a rich and powerful magistrate named Urbain. Her...

Lombardi: “There are no concerns about a terrorist threat to WYD” 

Vatican Insider - 5 months 4 weeks ago
“There are no particular concerns in Poland with regard to security,” the Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi said with regard to the upcoming World Youth Day event in Poland...

Pope reflects on Lord's Prayer in Angelus address

News.va - 5 months 4 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) In his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis focused on Jesus’ teaching on prayer, from the day’s Gospel. When the Apostles asked the Lord to teach them to pray...

“Coup leader” Gülen’s friendships with the Catholic Church 

Vatican Insider - 5 months 4 weeks ago
In the fierce reaction triggered by the failed coup which took place on the night of July 15th, President Tayyip Erdogan and his power apparatus pointed to Hizmet – the...

Telegram for victims of Munich attack

News.va - 5 months 4 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis expressed his condolences for the victims of the attack that took place in Munich on Friday. In a telegram addressed to Cardinal Reinhard Marx, the...

US prepares for World Youth Day

News.va - 5 months 4 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) Young people across the US are preparing for the trip of a lifetime when they travel to World Youth Day in Krakow. Over 30,000  pilgrims from the United States...

Pope responds to violence in Munich and Kabul with call for more prayer

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Vatican City, Jul 24, 2016 / 06:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday, Pope Francis responded to recent acts of violence in Germany and Afghanistan, expressing his closeness to the...
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