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Hazelnuts in the Drawer: St. Zelie’s Method for Helping a Child Overcome a Bad Mood

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 4 weeks ago
I came across some parenting wisdom that was both simple and surprising in a letter from St. Zelie Martin to her teenaged daughter Pauline in A Call to a Deeper Love: The Family...

Trump's Flip Flops and then Flops Hard on Abortion

Creative Minority Report - 5 months 4 weeks ago
The Washington Post has a pretty useful summary of Donald Trump's ever changing positions on abortion. They start it in April of 1989 but we all know that Trump was pro-choice...

Yes, another God and football story: ESPN ignores the Catholic faith in Harbaugh story

GetReligion - 5 months 4 weeks ago
It is very easy to be cynical about a lot of the Godtalk that goes on in the world of sports. You know what I'm talking about. There are a few players and coaches, not many, who...

Holy Saturday 2016 Photopost - Part 1

New Liturgical Movement - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Today, we have the Easter Vigil photopost. Enjoy!St. Monica, Edmond, OKSt Stephen, Portland, ORHoly Innocents, New York City, NYMater Ecclesiae, Berlin, NJSt Mary Parish Kalamazoo...

Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter, April 10, 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) Christ’s resurrection from the dead immediately caused controversy brought on by those who...

​Mass at Santa Marta - Celebrate the ‘yes’

News.va - 5 months 4 weeks ago
“Yes”. For a Christian there is no other response to God’s call. Above all we must never turn away, pretending not to understand. On 4 April, the Solemnity of the Assumption of...

Federal prosecutor may seek racketeering suit for clergy abuse in Pennsylvania diocese

Catholic Herald - 5 months 4 weeks ago
A US federal prosecutor may file a racketeering lawsuit against a Catholic diocese where a state grand jury found two former bishops helped cover up the sexual abuse of hundreds...

Take Care of Your Heart – That is What You Need to Mother

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Photo by Tom Waterhouse The pile of summer recreation booklets from no less than four metro cities sits on my desk, each booklet highlighted and dog-eared for potential activities...

Notre Dame Faculty Call on University to Rescind Award to Biden

Catholic Education Daily - 5 months 4 weeks ago
The local bishop, students, alumni and now a group of faculty have joined The Cardinal Newman Society in criticizing the University of Notre Dame administration for its scandalous...

Wolcott Replaces Glendon On USCIRF

The Religion Clause - 5 months 4 weeks ago
In a March 21 press release, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom announced that at the recommendation of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, on March 14...

The Heroic Minute Challenge: Day 1: The First Supernatural Reflection of the Day

Saints 365 - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Day One....YOWSA....that was not easy. My alarm rang at 7:00AM; which is the time I chose for this first day of the challenge (the first day back to "normal life" after Easter...

Pope and SSPX superior Fellay met Saturday in Rome

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Greg Burke, Vatican Press Office vice-director, announced on Monday that a meeting took place in the Casa Santa Marta on Saturday, April 2, between Pope Francis and the Superior...

Panama Papers lay bare how billions can be made by exploiting of political power

Catholic Herald - 5 months 4 weeks ago
The Panama Papers (no need for a link – all media outlets, everywhere, and for the foreseeable future) will doubtless provide interesting reading for generations, and confirm what...

Qualified Immunity For Commissioners Asking Religious Questions To Constable Candidate

The Religion Clause - 5 months 4 weeks ago
In Lloyd v. Birkman, (WD TX, April 1, 2016), a Texas federal district court held that members of the Williamson County Commissioners' Court enjoyed qualified immunity in a suit by...

Business Owner Unsuccessful In Suing Churches That Opposed New Strip Club

The Religion Clause - 5 months 4 weeks ago
In Harrington v. Hall County Board of Supervisors, (D NE, March 31, 2016), a Nebraska federal district court dismissed a number of claims brought by the owner of an adult...

Prayer Corner: April 4, 2016

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Welcome to the CatholicMom.com Prayer Corner! In this space, readers are invited to share their prayer intentions and give thanks for prayers answered. When requesting prayer,...

Pope asks for new Catholic institutions of mercy, charity

American Catholic - Top News - 5 months 4 weeks ago
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis asked Catholic dioceses around the world to set up a permanent memorial of the Year of Mercy by establishing a hospital, home for the aged or...

Church urges world to address ongoing issues related to drugs

American Catholic - Top News - 5 months 4 weeks ago
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CNS) -- Heroin and painkillers plague the streets of U.S. cities and small towns. Mexican drug cartels have turned swaths of that country into...

Recent Articles of Interest

The Religion Clause - 5 months 4 weeks ago
From SSRN: Paul Horwitz, Against Martyrdom: A Liberal Argument for Accommodation of Religion, (Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 4, 2016). Tim S. Braimah, Divorcing Sexual...

Pope pays tribute to Cardinal Cottier’s ‘strong faith and paternal kindness’

Catholic Herald - 5 months 4 weeks ago
The Pope has sent a telegram of condolence to the sister of Cardinal Georges Cottier, former theologian of the papal household, who died last week at the age of 93. In the...
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