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Vatican newspaper op-ed cautions against advance end-of-life directives

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 5 days ago
A palliative care specialist, writing on the front page of L’Osservatore Romano’s February 23 edition, cautioned readers against drafting advance directives for end-of-life care.

Daily Catholic Quote — from St. Polycarp

Integrated Catholic Life - 3 months 5 days ago
“You threaten me with fire which burns for an hour, and after a little is extinguished, but are ignorant of the fire of the coming judgment and of eternal punishment, reserved for...

Bishop Barron: Evangelizing through the good

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
Anyone even vaguely acquainted with my work knows that I advocate vigorous argument on behalf of religious truth. I have long called for a revival in what is classically known as...

Every week her confessor said these two words and it finally reached her heart

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
Little girl, get up. Little girl, get up and live.   Many women (and men) struggle with the concept of loving and being loved by God as a Father. Whether this is caused by a...

“I cannot go to school today”

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
Sick Shel Silverstein, 1930 – 1999 “I cannot go to school today,” Said little Peggy Ann McKay. “I have the measles and the mumps, A gash, a rash and purple bumps. My mouth is wet...

5 Situations where empathy is the best apologetic

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
  As a cradle Catholic who reverted to the faith in part thanks to the amazing work being done by the folks at Catholic Answers, I have learned over the years to be prepared with...

Oscar-nominated documentary tells story of autistic boy who found his voice through Disney movies

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
When Owen Suskind was just three years old, he disappeared. He didn’t go missing in the physical sense, he went inside himself — he stopped speaking, laughing, and lost motor...

Meet the Father of Catholic Scouting, Venerable Jacques Sevin

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
Over the past century millions of boys and girls have benefited from various scouting programs that teach invaluable life skills. Many of these scouting organizations trace their...

WATCH: What this famous dad did when his baby girl couldn’t stop crying

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
Comedian Michael Jr. was looking through some old video footage and found a clip he recorded of his youngest daughter when she was a newborn. As he was filming, the baby began...

When is Ash Wednesday?

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
Ash Wednesday, the first day of the penitential season of Lent in the Catholic Church, is always 46 days before Easter Sunday. It is a “movable” feast that is assigned a date in...

American Catholic Radio for February 27-March 5, 2017

American Catholic - Top News - 3 months 5 days ago
American Catholic Radio: Journey With Christ–Faith, Worship, Witness Week of February 27, 2017 — Program #17-10 https://www.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/...

WATCH: 14 wolves were brought to Yellowstone, then something remarkable happened

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
“May the relationship between man and nature not be driven by greed, to manipulate and exploit, but may the divine harmony between beings and creation be conserved in the logic of...

The priests who lay down their lives for their daughters

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
The history of the Church in China is a long and complicated one, with mission after mission that lasted only a time before being driven out by persecution. In the 19th century,...

Corned beef OK on Lenten St. Patrick’s Day, Archbishop Hebda says

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 3 months 5 days ago
If Catholics choose to eat corned beef — or any other meat — on St. Patricks' Day, they must also "undertake a work of charity, an exercise of piety, or an act of comparable...

Trump Administration Withdraws Obama Title IX Transgender Guidance

The Religion Clause - 3 months 5 days ago
Today the Trump Administration withdrew the controversial Obama Administration's Guidance on rights of transgender students under Title IX. In a Joint Letter (full text) from the...

In DR Congo, an upsurge of violence against the Church

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 5 days ago
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Feb 22, 2017 / 06:09 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- In the wake of an attack on a Catholic seminary, the leader of the Church in the...

Catholics help clean up vandalized historic Jewish cemetery

Saint Louis Review - St. Louis News - 3 months 5 days ago
By Dave Luecking | daveluecking@archstl.org Represented by seminarians, priests, deacons, students and laity, Catholic St. Louisans stood with...

Scripture and the Sacraments

The Curt Jester - 3 months 5 days ago
I heard about the following on Al Kresta’s show. The St. Paul Center is offering limited-time access to its video Bible study series, The Bible and the Sacraments. Over the course...

Demagoguery Dies in Darkness

The Curt Jester - 3 months 5 days ago
People are having fun mocking the WaPo’s new slogan “Democracy Dies in Darkness”, as if they knew anything about light. Good thing we live in a Republic. This is how they ended...

The Martyrdom of Saint Polycarp

Big C Catholics - 3 months 5 days ago
"When the pyre was ready, Polycarp took off all his clothes and loosened his under-garment. He made an effort also to remove his shoes, though he had been unaccustomed to this,...
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