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April 25, 2014

Saints John Paul II and John XXIII Book Giveaway!

Brandon Vogt - 2 months 4 weeks ago
"Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others." - St. Augustine Since I've built up a large collection of extra books and...

Prepare for Sunday Mass: A reflection for Divine Mercy Sunday

OSV Daily Take - 2 months 4 weeks ago
An excerpt from OSV Newsweekly. Pope Francis in a recent homily remarked that “Jesus’ invitation to mercy is intended to draw us into a deeper imitation of God our Father: Be...

Al Jazeera offers its own take (literally) on SBC sex summit

GetReligion - 2 months 4 weeks ago
A week or so ago I mentioned, in a meeting that included both traditional and progressive evangelicals, that the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist...

Rogation and Ember Days - An Illustrated Guide

New Liturgical Movement - 2 months 4 weeks ago
April 25th sees the coincidence of three observances this year: the Friday within the Octave of Easter, the feast of St Mark the Evangelist, and the Major Litanies, or Rogation...

I Heard John Paul II Say to Me, 'Get Up and Don't Be Afraid'

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 months 4 weeks ago
Costa Rican woman, Floribet Mora, who was cured miraculously of a cerebral aneurism through the intercession of John Paul II, has come to Rome for the canonization of the Polish...

Villanova Hosted Same-Sex Marriage Promoter for Talk on ‘Journey as a Gay Person of Faith’

Catholic Education Daily - 2 months 4 weeks ago
Christian recording artist Jennifer Knapp was sponsored by Villanova’s Gay Straight Coalition and the University’s campus ministry for an event including “music and musings on the...

Christians in Britain can no longer assume goodwill from the powerful – so here’s what we must do

Catholic Herald - 2 months 4 weeks ago
Christianity has figured prominently in the news this week. First, David Cameron writes an article for the Church Times in which he explains that “Christians should become more...

Easter

Breviary Hymns - 2 months 4 weeks ago
Easter is a sonnet by the 16th century English poet: Edmund Spenser (c.1552-1599). Composed on Easter Sunday 1594, it is Sonnet 68 of Spenser's Amoretti: a sonnet cycle which...

FOCUS Granted Preliminary Injunction from HHS Mandate

Catholic Education Daily - 2 months 4 weeks ago
FOCUS, a non-profit Catholic organization which employs more than 400 people, is a campus-based outreach program that brings Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church to students at...

Why, in today’s paper, I wrote that it was Pope John Paul who made it possible for me (with many others) at last to be received into the Church

Catholic Herald - 2 months 4 weeks ago
In today’s paper, there is an article by me, written to mark the canonisation of Pope John Paul this Sunday, and I would like to take this opportunity of saying a little more to...

Sunday of Divine Mercy

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 months 4 weeks ago
Sunday of the Divine Mercy[1]  1) The pierced side: a source of light and mercy.      This Sunday traditionally was called “Sunday in Albis,” but since 2000 has been proclaimed...

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Empty Tomb

Dominicana - 2 months 4 weeks ago
Right-thinking people everywhere have a lot to get worked up about concerning the state of the world at large: political unrest, religious persecution, climate change, how...

Daily Catholic Quote from Pope Benedict XVI

Integrated Catholic Life - 2 months 4 weeks ago
“If you follow the will of God, you know that in spite of all the terrible things that happen to you, you will never lose a final refuge. You know that the foundation of the world...

Alabama Supreme Court Concurrence Relies On Natural Law Argument To Define Fetus as A "Child"

The Religion Clause - 2 months 4 weeks ago
In a blog post yesterday, Americans United called attention to the concurring opinion of Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore in Ex parte Hicks, (AL Sup. Ct., April 18,...

Pope Francis writes to the faithful of Bergamo

News.va - 2 months 4 weeks ago
The holiness of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli sprouted in “a land of profound faith lived daily, of poor families but ones united in love for the Lord, of communities able to share in...

Sunday Homily: My Lord and My God

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 months 4 weeks ago
-- Acts 2:42-47 Psalm 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24 1 Peter 1:3-9 John 20:19-31 In the first reading, we see a glimpse of the early life of the Church. The disciples of Jesus devote...

Daily Homily: Go and Proclaim the Gospel

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 months 4 weeks ago
-- Acts 4:13-21 Psalm 118:1 and 14-15ab, 16-18, 19-21 Mark 16:9-15 In the Gospel, we learn of three appearances of the risen Jesus and the different responses of Jesus'...

Pope meets Bishops of Southern Africa

News.va - 2 months 4 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met with Bishops from South Africa, Botswana, and Swaziland on Friday. In prepared remarks, the Holy Father gave thanks to God for the growth of the...

Trinity Western Grads Will Not Be Eligible For the Ontario Bar

The Religion Clause - 2 months 4 weeks ago
The controversy over Canada's newest proposed law school-- Christian affiliated Trinity Western-- continues. At the center of the controversy is a provision in the school's "...

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