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The Passion of Saint John the Baptist

Big C Catholics - 1 day 6 hours ago
August 29th, the Church celebrates the passion of Saint John the Baptist. He was the cousin of Jesus, the son of Elizabeth and Zachariah, and the nephew of the Blessed Virgin Mary...

The World Can’t Give It, So Why Keep Seeking It?

Catholic Underground - 1 day 7 hours ago
"So, here I sit, midway through this vacation where I expected to find rest, relaxation, and peace. And until this Sunday morning, I had only been able to find two out of the...

And this just in: The young, male, video-games crowd doesn't remember the great Ben-Hur

GetReligion - 1 day 7 hours ago
First, sorry for the delay on this week's "Crossroads" podcast. We had some technical difficulties, which happens every now and then in the Tower of Babel environment that is the...

Saint Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church

Regina Magazine - 1 day 8 hours ago
August 28 Today is the feast day of Saint Augustine.  Ora pro nobis. See our story: http://reginamag.com/ambrose-and-augustine-in-milan/ Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430), bishop...

Homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 4, 2016, Year C

Big C Catholics - 1 day 8 hours ago
Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings) About 3,350 years ago an Egyptian...

The Holy Father's Prayer Intentions for September 2016

Big C Catholics - 1 day 9 hours ago
Please remember the Holy Father Pope Francis' intentions in prayer through the month of Septenber:Universal: Centrality of the Human PersonThat each may contribute to the common...

Sunday Brunch Specials for August 28, 2016: Great Reads from This Week

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 9 hours ago
Welcome to the CatholicMom.com Sunday Brunch! We’re serving up a buffet of articles from the past week. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and settle in to enjoy some great reads....

Pope Francis: Angelus catechesis on humility, generosity

News.va - 1 day 10 hours ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis prayed the Angelus with the faithful in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, the final Sunday in the month of August and the twenty-second Sunday in...

Open your hearts to those 'defeated by life,' Pope Francis says

EWTN - Vatican News - 1 day 10 hours ago
Vatican City, Aug 28, 2016 / 09:58 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In the wake of the Norcia earthquake, Pope Francis again offered prayers and said he hopes to visit the victims. He also...

Open your hearts to those 'defeated by life,' Pope Francis says

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 10 hours ago
Vatican City, Aug 28, 2016 / 08:58 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of the Norcia earthquake, Pope Francis again offered prayers and said he hopes to visit the victims. He also...

The Search for the Perfect Muslim (Part 2 - Syria and Its Damn Civil War)

dotCommonweal - 1 day 11 hours ago
Our belief in the myth of a sectarian Muslim war against the West is drawing us once again into an interminable civil war. (Before you begin to read this article, or even if you...

Pope Francis heralds upcoming Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

News.va - 1 day 11 hours ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis called attention on Sunday to the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, to be celebrated this coming Thursday, September 1st. A major global...

QUAERITUR: Best translation of St. Augustine’s “Confessions”?

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 1 day 11 hours ago
Since today is the also the feast of St. Augustine of Hippo, here is an oldie post which some of you found helpful. From a reader: What I call: The biography of Augustine Pope...

“Fr. Hamel was killed in order to damage France and the coexistence of faiths” 

Vatican Insider - 1 day 12 hours ago
The violent death of Fr. Jacques Hamel last 26 July in France, is yet another entry in a Christian martyrology that has seen bishops, priests, religious and numerous faithful...

“Let us pray for Italy’s earthquake victims, whom I will visit as soon as possible” 

Vatican Insider - 1 day 14 hours ago
An Ave Maria was said in St. Peter’s Square today for those who, in the blink of an eye, lost everything. At today’s Angelus the Pope said he plans to bring his “fatherly and...

“Let us pray for Italy’s earthquake victims, whom I will visit soon as possible” 

Vatican Insider - 1 day 14 hours ago
An Ave Maria was said in St. Peter’s Square today for those who, in the blink of an eye, lost everything. At today’s Angelus the Pope said he plans to bring his “fatherly and...

Legislative Scorecard On Issues Important To Non-Theists Released

The Religion Clause - 1 day 14 hours ago
The Center for Freethought Equality last week released its scorecard for U.S. House members in the 114th Congress on seven votes of importance to secular and non-theistic...

'Icon of mercy': Missionaries superior describes Blessed Teresa

American Catholic - Top News - 1 day 14 hours ago
ROME (CNS) -- Blessed Teresa of Kolkata was a woman who truly felt wed to Jesus, and the freedom she experienced in loving him led her to radical poverty, a courageous outreach...

Pope Francis: Angelus appeal for quake victims in central Italy

News.va - 1 day 14 hours ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis offered words of encouragement to the people of the quake-damaged border area in central Italy where the regions of Latium, Umbria and the Marches...

Daily Gospel Reflection for August 28, 2016 - Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 15 hours ago
Today’s Gospel: Luke 14: 1, 7-14 – Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Some of the greatest saints considered themselves the greatest sinners. Truly, they understood who God is...
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