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Daily Readings for Sunday, January 08, 2017

Catholic Online - Featured News - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Reading 1: Isaiah 42:1-4, Reading 1: Isaiah 42:6-7, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 29:1-4, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 29:9-10, Gospel: Matthew 3:13-17, ...

The Good Morning God Prayer: Prayer of the Day for Sunday, January 08, 2017

Catholic Online - Featured News - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Good Morning God! You are ushering in another day, untouched and freshly new. So here I am to ask you, God, if You'll renew me too. ...

HBO’s ‘The Young Pope’ is a Sacrilegious Panoply of Anti-Catholic Tropes

Big C Catholics - 3 months 2 weeks ago
The Young Pope is a ten episode English-language drama television series, directed by Paolo Sorrentino and featuring Jude Law as Pope Pius XIII, who, at 47, becomes the youngest...

“Learn to love as I love thee.”

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Real Epiphany was on 6 January.  In the traditional calendar, however, we are in the Season of Epiphany.  Hence, I’ll go on talking about Epiphany for a while. At one of the blogs...

Saint Lucian of Antioch, Martyr

Regina Magazine - 3 months 2 weeks ago
January 7 Today is the feast day of Saint Lucian.  Ora pro nobis. Saint Lucian was born at Samosata in Syria. Having lost his parents in his youth, he distributed to the poor all...

For the Record: Mexican Archbishop orders Last Gospel read in all Sunday Novus Ordo Masses

Rorate Coeli - 3 months 2 weeks ago
So, while the "Reform of the Reform" is dead for the universal Church, some particular churches (and no only parishes) may be moving ahead with bringing some elements of Roman...

OLDIE POST: What was the Star of Bethlehem?

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 3 months 2 weeks ago
In the older, traditional calendar, and in the tradition of both East and West from the earliest days, Friday 6 January was Epiphany.  However, we are now in the time after...

UPDATE: News about Philip Johnson… GOOD news!

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 3 months 2 weeks ago
As long ago as 2011 I’ve been praying for Philip Johnson, with a brain tumor and who underwent pretty horrible treatment.  Philip was a seminarian of the Diocese of Raleigh. He ...

Philip Johnson Ordained in Raleigh, North Carolina

New Liturgical Movement - 3 months 2 weeks ago
We are very happy indeed to report that Deacon Philip Johnson of the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina, has just been ordained to the priesthood today. I am sure that a great...

Architect of Steubenville's Catholic revival dies at 85

EWTN - US Latest News - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Steubenville, Ohio, Jan 7, 2017 / 12:56 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, the former president and chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville, passed away...

Reflection for the Epiphany of the Lord

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 2 weeks ago
By Heinrich Hofmann – Postcards thebiblerevival.com. All bible images on web site seems to be public domain because of age., Public Domain, Link Readings for January 8, 2017:...

Is this a conspiracy theory?

Commonweal - 3 months 2 weeks ago
This morning reading the newspaper I continued to wonder why Trump doesn't just say OK to Clapper, Brennan, Comey & Co., and their claims of Russian hacking. As Trumps often...

Architect of Steubenville's Catholic revival dies at 85

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Steubenville, Ohio, Jan 7, 2017 / 10:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, the former president and chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville, passed away...

Final 2016 yearenders: The Atlantic on religion and politics; RNS mourns sad, sad, tragic year

GetReligion - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Did you know that, when it comes to religion and public life, there were both winners and losers in the year 2016? Honest. There were. Even with the wailing an gnashing of teeth...

Fr. Michael Scanlan, president emeritus of Franciscan University of Steubenville, dies

Aleteia - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Father Michael Scanlan, TOR, who transformed Franciscan University from a struggling regional college into a world-renowned leader in Catholic higher education, and helped to...

Tainted Wells

Commonweal - 3 months 2 weeks ago
In the very dim halls of my high school memories, I remember a Jesuit giving us a lecture about critical thinking.  Critical thinking had two objects.  The first was to understand...

Fr. Michael Scanlan, RIP

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Fr. Michael Scanlan died this morning. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. He, more than anybody else, made...

Your Real Epiphany Sermon Notes – PHOTOS

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Last night, 6 January, we celebrated real Epiphany with a Solemn Mass.  At the beginning we blessed chalk as well as gold, frankincense and myrrh.  I also sang the Noveritis. Was...

If “2+2” can equal “5” in theology, then it can also equal “9” and “catfish”

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 3 months 2 weeks ago
The other day, Jesuit Fr. Antonio Spadaro, who associates himself very closely with the Holy Father, tweeted this: Antics like Cameli’s [HERE] can only be topped by Jesuit Fr....

Three Kings Day and the Gifts of The Magi

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Copyright 2017 Kimberly Cook. All rights reserved. For weeks before December 24th we begin to feel the spirit of Christmas rise up within us. For some this is a lovely time of...
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