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April 18, 2014

Pope Francis: homily at Holy Thursday evening Mass (full text)

Catholic Culture - World News - 6 months 4 days ago
"We have heard what Jesus did at the Last Supper: it is a gesture of farewell," Pope Francis preached during his extemporaneous homily during the Mass of the Lord's Supper at a...

Easter Message From Patriarch of Antioch

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 4 days ago
Here is the Easter message from the Patriarch of Antioch of the Syriac Catholic Church, Ignatius Youssef III YOUNAN. * * * To our brothers, Archbishops and Bishops, Fathers of...

Meatless Friday: Egg Casserole Two Ways

CatholicMom.com - 6 months 4 days ago
  Breakfast for dinner is always popular at my house. Maybe it’s because I don’t make a big breakfast every day, or maybe it’s because “breakfast for dinner” rarely includes...

This Good Friday Help Christians Stay in the Holy Land

The Catholic Foodie - 6 months 4 days ago
On Good Friday the Church Gives Us an Opportunity to Help Christians Stay in the Holy Land You may know that I recently led the first-ever “Food Meets Faith” pilgrimage to the...

Easter Vigil Homily: We Are Baptized Into Christ

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 4 days ago
One of the many themes that unites the seven readings from the Old Testament, the Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romans and the Gospel passage from Matthew is that of Baptism....

Novena to the Divine Mercy

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 4 days ago
Jesus asked that the Feast of the Divine Mercy be preceded by a Novena to the Divine Mercy which would begin on Good Friday.  He gave St. Faustina an intention to pray for on each...

Via Crucis Author Reflects on Experiences Translated to Meditation

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 4 days ago
He is a “priest of the street,” emulating qualities praised by Pope Francis, never bent over his desk but always over the sufferings of his neighbor and of the diocese. The...

Good Friday, the Hell of Dachau, and One Priest’s Incredible Story

Dominicana - 6 months 4 days ago
On Good Friday 1940, the Nazi SS Guards of Dachau Concentration Camp found pretext to punish sixty-some priest-prisoners with an hour on “the tree.” One former Dachau prisoner...

Daily Catholic Quote by St. Francis of Assisi

Integrated Catholic Life - 6 months 4 days ago
“We adore you and we bless you, Lord Jesus Christ, here and in all the churches which are in the whole world, because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world.” (St. Francis...

Good Friday homily: Judas' story ‘should move us to surrender' to Christ

News.va - 6 months 4 days ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis presided the celebration of the Passion of Our Lord in St Peter’s Basilica in Rome on Friday evening. The celebration of the Passion of Our Lord,...

Deacon Francis

The Deacon's Bench - 6 months 4 days ago
The must-see video from Holy Thursday. Beautiful. Once again, he teaches by doing. Are we taking notes?    

10th Circuit Hears Oral Arguments In Oklahoma Same-Sex Marriage Case

The Religion Clause - 6 months 4 days ago
As reported by the Los Angeles Times, the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday heard oral arguments in  Bishop v. Smith.  An audio recording of the full oral arguments is...

New York City Churches Still Holding Out Hope For Continued Use of Public School Space

The Religion Clause - 6 months 4 days ago
The battle by New York City churches to continue to use public school buildings on weekends for religious services is not over despite the Second Circuit's recent decision...

Atheist Sues New Jersey Over Refusal of Vanity License Plate

The Religion Clause - 6 months 4 days ago
A New Jersey woman yesterday filed suit in federal district court against the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission over its refusal to issue her a vanity license plate reading "...

Holy Thursday in Rome

New Liturgical Movement - 6 months 4 days ago
The first three photographs here were taken by our friend Agnese at the FSSP’ Roman Parish, Santissima Trinità dei Pellegrini. (I was not able to visit as many churches as I did...

Pinterest: Easter Edition

CatholicMom.com - 6 months 4 days ago
We are almost there – what an amazing Lent this has been.  The grace has been abundant, and this time of fasting, prayer, and almsgiving very fruitful. I pray you have been...

New Hampshire Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Education Tax Credit Challenge

The Religion Clause - 6 months 4 days ago
On Wednesday, the New Hampshire Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Duncan v. State of New Hampshire. A video recording of the full arguments is available from the Supreme Court...

“I have to admit, seeing the pope go to confession was a pretty powerful thing”

The Deacon's Bench - 6 months 4 days ago
That singular and historic moment—no pope had ever been seen going to confession before—may be having an impact this Lent. We offer the sacrament every day at my parish, and...

2014 Catholic Converts - Family of Five Enters Church This Week

Opinionated Catholic - 6 months 4 days ago
In my early college days I converted to Catholicism so I take great interest in folks coming into the Church on Easter Saturday. I hope to highlight those stories today and...

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