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PNG families walked up to one week to attend Mass in unfinished Mt Hagen Cathedral

The Catholic Leader - 4 months 1 week ago
IN the highlands of Papua New Guinea, some tribesmen and their families walked for a week to attend a Mass marking the end of the Year of Mercy. They were some of the 5000-strong...

Is This New Book the Greatest Ever Written on the Rosary?

ChurchPOP - 4 months 1 week ago
Earlier this year as I was returning to the friary from my summer assignment I found a package in my mailbox from The post Is This New Book the Greatest Ever Written on the...

Obama's Human Rights Day Proclamation Mentions LGBT, Not Christians

Creative Minority Report - 4 months 1 week ago
President Barack Obama's Presidential Proclamation for Human Rights Day gives out shout-out to LGBT but fails to mention Christians, who are being persecuted, hunted, and murdered...

Husband and wife say silent retreat by Benedictine Monks was ‘best holiday’ of their life

The Catholic Leader - 4 months 1 week ago
MICHAEL Duff looked down at his phone for the last time and watched the light dim to black. It was off, and for the next five days, would remain off to commit to strict and...

Ohio lawmakers send governor two bills restricting abortion

American Catholic - Saints - 4 months 1 week ago
(CNS photo/Kevin Lamarque, EPA) COLUMBUS, Ohio (CNS) — The Ohio Legislature has sent two abortion bills to Gov. John Kasich for his signature. On Dec. 8, lawmakers passed a...

Key organiser of Pope John Paul II’s meeting with Indigenous Australians recalls blessed day

The Catholic Leader - 4 months 1 week ago
CYNTHIA Rowan treasures the rosary beads that were blessed by St John Paul II the day he visited Alice Springs 30 years ago. It was the November 29, 1986, and a day of many...

Presidential Proclamation Of Human Rights Day and Week

The Religion Clause - 4 months 1 week ago
Last Friday, President Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation declaring December 10 as Human Rights Day and the week beginning December 10 as Human Rights Week. The Universal...

Advent waiting is twofold

Communio - 4 months 1 week ago
We wait and wait for the Lord. We become very conscious of the waiting. It is an eager waiting, full of anticipation and wonder, for as with the prophets of old, our companions on...

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Empress of the Americas

Big C Catholics - 4 months 1 week ago
The feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe is December 12th. She first appeared on December 9th, 1531. According to the account, the Virgin Mary told Juan Diego, an Indian convert, to...

Scientists reconstructed the face of St. Nicholas – here’s what they found

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 1 week ago
Liverpool, England, Dec 11, 2016 / 03:43 pm (CNA).- Scientists at a university in Liverpool recently unveiled what they say is the most realistic portrait ever created of St....

Sí, Madre, Estás Aquí... Y Estamos Contigo

Whispers in the Loggia - 4 months 1 week ago
María, la mujer del sí, también quiso visitar a los habitantes de estas tierras de América en la persona del indio san Juan Diego. Así como se movió por los caminos de Judea y...

Third Sunday of Advent

Regina Magazine - 4 months 1 week ago
Today is the Third Sunday of Advent. The day takes its common name from the Latin word Gaudete (“Rejoice”), the first word of the introit of this day’s Mass. he Epistle of St....

Pope Saint Damasus

Regina Magazine - 4 months 1 week ago
December 11 Today is the feast day of Pope Saint Damasus.  Ora pro nobis. Saint Damasus was born in Rome at the beginning of the fourth century. His father, Antonius, was probably...

Attack on Cairo's Coptic Orthodox cathedral kills 25

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 1 week ago
Cairo, Egypt, Dec 11, 2016 / 02:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At least 25 persons were killed Sunday when a bomb exploded at a chapel attached to St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in...

Bombing during Mass at Egyptian church kills 25

Aleteia - 4 months 1 week ago
At least 25 worshipers were killed and 49 wounded by a bombing during Mass in Cairo Sunday. The attack was at St. Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church, adjacent to the Grand Cathedral...

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Big C Catholics - 4 months 1 week ago
Each verse of this hymn corresponds to an O Antiphon. The original Latin hymn, Veni, Veni Emmanuel was taken from Psalteriolum Cantionum, Colgne, 1710. The author of the words and...

Homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016, Year A

Big C Catholics - 4 months 1 week ago
St. Joseph’s Dream, illuminated manuscript, T’oros Roslin, c. 1260.Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Nazareth was one of the most...

The Treasury of the Holy House of Loreto

New Liturgical Movement - 4 months 1 week ago
As mentioned yesterday, the famous shrine of the Holy House of Loreto has a very interesting treasury with many very beautiful liturgical objects. Here is a selection of photos...

Norcia 2017 Calendar Available for Free Download

New Liturgical Movement - 4 months 1 week ago
Of the many excellent options out there for traditional Catholic calendars (either EF exclusive or EF & OF combined), the Norcia wall calendar has become my favorite. This is...

2017 Norcia Calendar Available for Free Download

Rorate Coeli - 4 months 1 week ago
The monks of Norcia, who are such a beacon of hope in the Catholic world and who have been through so much suffering in the past half-year, are valiantly re-establishing their...
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