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December 20, 2013

A Word of Thanks to My Awesome Readers

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 4 days ago
…from the family you helped out last week: Dear Amazing, Wonderful, Giving Strangers of the World, (I have a weird sense of humor so go with it. ) There are no words that can...

St. Anthony returns to Brooklyn and Queens 12/13/13

New Evangelization Television (NET) - NY - 4 months 4 days ago
Catholics in Brooklyn and Queens have an opportunity to venerate a Saint, one of the most beloved. Currents correspondent Marie Elena Giossi has the story.

Christmas Caroling at Abortion Clinics Draws Record Media Coverage - 4 months 4 days ago
In addition to the media coverage we usually get for our “Empty Manger” Christmas caroling day from outlets like Christian Post,, and many others,...

Catholic Charities plans Dorothy Day Center expansion

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 4 months 4 days ago
The Dorothy Day Center announced plans Dec. 20 to build a larger shelter and a housing development as well as a connection center offering various services. It will also work to...

Program makes Christmas merry, magical for Los Angeles families in need

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 4 months 4 days ago
LOS ANGELES — After a tiring day of work as a construction day laborer, a weary Aurelio was looking forward to seeing his wife, Maria, and their five children in their small,...

Catholic-Orthodox ties ‘improve significantly’ in Russia, cardinal says

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 4 months 4 days ago
OXFORD, England — The Catholic Church in Russia predicted a “steady improvement” in ties with the predominant Orthodox Church after a visit by Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the...

What to Give Christ for Christmas - 4 months 4 days ago
I was in a mom’s group meeting at our parish the other day. I do this as a sort of chaplain for their group — and I questioned a few about what customs or practices they have for...

Canada's Supreme Court Strikes Down Country's Laws Restricting Activities Relating To Prostitution

The Religion Clause - 4 months 4 days ago
In a decision today in which 3 religious groups were among the numerous interveners, the Supreme Court of Canada held unconstituitonal three provisions of Canada's criminal code...

Lecture on Religious and Lay Vocations in the 21st Century Church: Wed., Jan. 8, 7:00 p.m.

Archdiocese of Saint Louis - 4 months 4 days ago
The Dominican Friars, Central Province and Aquinas Institute of Theology invite religious and laity to attend a lecture entitled, "Imagining Catholic Religious and Lay Vocations...

Ireland Gives Unborn Children a Horrible Christmas Present: Abortion - 4 months 4 days ago
Ireland picked a horrible time to decide to put into effect a new law the Irish Parliament approved earlier this year that opens the door for the first time to legalized abortions...

Converts and Heretics

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 4 days ago
A political and social movement starts to die when it decisively becomes far more obsessed with hunting heretics than making converts.  Over the past couple of days, I have made...

Runners bring Mexican Marian tradition to Brooklyn and Queens 12/12/13

New Evangelization Television (NET) - NY - 4 months 4 days ago
Currents correspondent Katie Breidenbach braved the elements to cover an extraordinary celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Music Review: "A New Day" by Steve Angrisano

A Catholic View - 4 months 4 days ago
It was a treat to listen to this CD, which features Steve's beautiful guitar playing and smokey voice ('smokey' is not a word I use often,  but it accurately describes his voice...

Bishop’s Christmas Luncheon helps Catholic education 12/12/13

New Evangelization Television (NET) - NY - 4 months 4 days ago
In the Brooklyn Diocese, the pace is quickening as the Nativity draws near. Bishop DiMarzio hosted a special event with a very special purpose. News Director Ed Wilkinson reports...

UN official says world has ‘collective understanding’ that favors abortion

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 4 days ago
by Wendy Wright NEW YORK, December 20, 2013 ( - A recent statement by a US Ambassador demonstrates the wide gulf that exists at the UN on the question of abortion....

NPR Poll Shows Americans Don’t Want Teens Buying Morning After Poll - 4 months 4 days ago
Americans are in favor of common sense restrictions on the morning after pill, found an NPR poll, which only reinforces the undercover video work Students for Life of America...

School of the Week: St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights 12/12/13

New Evangelization Television (NET) - NY - 4 months 4 days ago
In this edition of our School of the Week, Currents education correspondent Marie Elena Giossi reports from Brooklyn where one of the city’s best schools helps grow mind, body and...

International Right to Life head hears about this organization everywhere he goes in the world

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 4 days ago
by Brad Mattes, Executive Director, Life Issues Institute As the president of the International Right to Life Federation, I frequently travel around the world. Literally, wherever...

How a Young Girl Saved My Christmas - 4 months 4 days ago
“The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! Now, please don’t ask why. No one quite knows the reason. It could be his head wasn’t screwed on just right It could be,...

Four Fun Short Films for Christmas

Catholic Vote - 4 months 4 days ago
One of the enjoyable parts of the Christmas season is re-watching the great films that the season has inspired.  The best among these only get more enjoyable as they become more...


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