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September 21, 2014

A mother’s last dance

The Deacon's Bench - 3 months 1 day ago
This is quickly going viral, and with good reason. The story:  A dying woman whose final wish was to be able to dance with her son at his wedding had her dream come true, and then...

The Theology of the Offertory - Part 7.4 - Medieval French Uses

New Liturgical Movement - 3 months 1 day ago
At the time of the Tridentine reform, the liturgical authorities of each diocese (both cathedral chapters and bishops) and religious order were permitted to adopt the liturgical...

Around the Table with Leah Chase

The Catholic Foodie - 3 months 1 day ago
Leah Chase, known as the Queen of Creole Cuisine, can still be found in the kitchen every day at the famous Dooky Chase’s Restaurant. She is “91-and-a-half.” Leah Chase was the...

'Jesus is not a member of the NRA,' Episcopal bishop tells religion writers at #RNA2014

GetReligion - 3 months 1 day ago
"Jesus is not a member of the NRA." Of all the words said by all the experts who spoke on all the panels at the information-packed Religion Newswriters Association annual meeting...

Untitled

Rorate Coeli - 3 months 1 day ago
Sermon for Pentecost XV –The Meaning of Mercy From the 7th verse of the 5th chapter of the Gospel according to St. Matthew: “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 22/09/14

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 day ago
“To kill in the name of God is a grave sacrilege,” Francis has said during his day-long visit to Albania (short videos, full videos, full texts). The Holy Father wept as he heard...

Cardinal Dolan and the St. Patrick's Day Parade

dotCommonweal - 3 months 1 day ago
Back when I was covering the religion beat at New York Newsday in 1992, I interviewed various theologians on the question of whether anything in Catholic teaching required that a...

Pope Francis visits centre for disabled and needy children in Tirana

News.va - 3 months 1 day ago
(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis has visited a residential centre for disabled and needy children run by an Italian charity in the Albanian capital, Tirana.  It was the final...

Pope celebrates Vespers with priests and religious in Tirana

News.va - 3 months 1 day ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis told Albania’s priests, religious and lay movements that despite their many difficulties, they must have the courage to go out and serve those most in...

Faith brings light to hardship, Pope says

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 1 day ago
Tirana, Albania, Sep 21, 2014 / 12:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis visited an Albanian center for abandoned children on Sunday, emphasizing in his remarks that Christian...

Pope Francis says Albania offers a ‘beautiful sign for the world’

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 day ago
Pope Francis has hailed Albania as an “aspiring example” of peaceful co-existence during his day-long visit to the country. He said that the Balkan nation stood out in a world “...

Narcissist in Chief?

Catholic Vote - 3 months 1 day ago
John McWhorter has an interesting article at the Daily Beast in which he discusses the assertion made by some commentators on the right that President Obama is a narcissist.  ...

TLM Regular Hours at Saint Peter's Basilica

Rorate Coeli - 3 months 1 day ago
In the days before Summorum Pontificum, attending a Traditional Mass (Mass in the "Extraordinary Form" of the Roman Rite) in the Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican could...

Pope to Albania's faith leaders: religion is source of peace

News.va - 3 months 1 day ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met with leaders of the different religious communities in Albania on Sunday afternoon, insisting once again that no-one can use the name of God to...

Truth has 'power of attraction,' Pope says to religious leaders

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 1 day ago
Tirana, Albania, Sep 21, 2014 / 09:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The “conviction that truth has its own power of attraction,” said Pope Francis, negates the need for those secure in...

Truth has 'power of attraction,' Pope says to religious leaders

EWTN - World Catholic News - 3 months 1 day ago
Tirana, Albania, Sep 21, 2014 / 10:21 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The "conviction that truth has its own power of attraction," said Pope Francis, negates the need for those secure in...

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