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March 2, 2014

Must-see video: what this little boy did with $20 will move you beyond words

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 3 weeks ago
From last week’s CBS Evening News. Beautiful. Heartbreaking. And wondrous.

Wanted: A Secular Alternative to Confession

Creative Minority Report - 5 months 3 weeks ago
I think she has missed the entire point of atheism. Lucy Mangan, writing at the UK Guardian, says that she feels lots o' guilt. But she needs a secular alternative to confession,...

Prime Minister Victor Ponta of Romania Meets With Pope Francis

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis met with Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta on Saturday at the Vatican Apostolic Palace. According to the Holy See, Prime Minister Ponta conveyed greetings to the...

Project in Haiti Sponsored by Canadian Faithful Completes Plan to House 400 Families

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
An organization supported by Catholics in Canada annouced last month that it was able to provide housing for 400 families in Haiti affected by the 2010 earthquake. On February 7...

Loris Capovilla becomes cardinal of the Roman Church

Communio - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The Holy Father created 98 year old Archbishop Loris Capovilla a Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church. Because of age Capovilla did not go to Rome to receive the cardinal’s rad...

History not only bites

dotCommonweal - 5 months 3 weeks ago
You might say it also regurgitates. Anyone following events in Ukraine (including Crimea) and surroundings  now know far more about its georgraphy, history, languages, etc., than...

Are Muslims our natural allies?

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 3 weeks ago
by William Kilpatrick March 2, 2014 (crisismagazine.com) – Conservative Catholics have been faring badly in the fight against militant secularism, so it’s understandable that they...

Mom’s Return to the Church

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Editor’s note: We thank Joseph Durepos of Loyola Press for his kind permission to reprint this touching article. LMH Mom’s Return to the Church Joseph Durepos is an editor at...

Student-led project gives breakfast to 1,500 at homeless shelters

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Washington D.C., Mar 2, 2014 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Students at St. Peter’s School in Washington, D.C., led a recent project to assemble 1,500 bagged breakfasts for those...

Embroidered silk canopy

Sacristies of the World - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The very neat and tidy sacristy of the church in the Parish of St Francis of Assisi at Carmine, Giarre, Italy.  It was built in the Renaissance style by the craftsman Sebastiano...

In The Wild: Mystic Monk and Z-Swag – hard to beat that

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 3 weeks ago
A brilliant priest of my acquaintance has sent a photo after having filled the rectory coffee nook with Mystic Monk Coffee K-Cups. They also have very good taste in coffee mugs ...

Join Verbum Catholic Bible Software for a Lenten Journey

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 3 weeks ago
One of the Lenten devotions I’m most greatly anticipating this week is my participation in Verbum’s terrific (and free!) Lenten Journey. First, for those of you who may not...

An Introduction to Intern Maryrose

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Editor’s note: We are so happy to welcome our second intern, Maryrose, as she begins her work with us this semester. Please pray for this bright young student and for all of our...

Requiescat in Pace

Saint Louis Catholic - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Thank you to all who have offered prayers for my father. He passed away this morning in the presence of family, after receiving extreme unction, clothed in the Brown Scapular....

Farewell, Grandpa Charlie

Life is a Prayer.com - Jeff Geerling's Blog - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Less than two years ago, my family said farewell to Grandpa Geerling. Just a few days ago, my Grandfather on my mother's side passed away. He was a humble man. Grandpa won't be...

Lent at Ephesus: An Interview with Mother Cecilia, Mother prioress of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Today, we are pleased to share an interview with Mother Cecilia, Mother prioress of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles. You may know these Sisters as the angelic voices...

Quinquagesima Sunday: Prepare for battle!

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 3 weeks ago
In our traditional Roman calendar Sunday is Quinquagesima, Latin for the symbolic “Fiftieth” day before Easter.   This the final pre-Lenten Sunday before for the annual discipline...

Sower and Seed of Man's Reprieving

Breviary Hymns - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Fresco by Giotto di Bondone - Courtesy WikipediaSower and Seed of Man's Reprieving is by Monsignor Ronald A. Knox (1888 - 1957). In the Divine Office (1974) it is sung at Morning...

Your Sunday Sermon Notes

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Was there a good point from your Sunday sermon notes?  Let us know what it was. Share/Bookmark

Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Cases

The Religion Clause - 5 months 3 weeks ago
In Yah'Torah v. New Jersey Department of Corrections, 2014 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 346 (NJ App., Feb. 21, 2014), a New Jersey appellate court concluded that  a Jewish inmate had...

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