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Downsize, No. Remain faithful, yes.

2 days ago
In an earlier post I discussed the so-called “Benedict option”–the strategy...

Twin Friars on TV –You Know You Want to See T...

3 days ago
People (and I include myself in this) complain a lot about the quality of Catholic media …...

40 Days for Marriage

3 days ago
  The Supreme Court is deliberating right now whether or not there is a constitutional right...

Catholic Web Services

Big in Japan

6 months ago
Which one of the XYZ videos was your favorite, #GenXYZ? As the domain extension for every website,...

Word On Fire — A BIG Update for Fr. Barron’s...

9 months ago
Word On Fire We are BIG fans of Fr. Barron and his wonderful teaching ministry with Word On Fire...

Sweet Tweets for April 25, 2014 – The “Popefe...

1 year ago
This edition of Sweet Tweets this week is being posted here at Catholic Web Services, because my...

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Is Ascension a Holy Day of Obligation?

12 months ago
The 40th day of Easter is Ascension Thursday, the day on which (the Bible tells us) Jesus Christ,...

Ascension Thursday Sunday?

12 months ago
A reader writes: Why is Ascension Thursday a Holy Day of Obligation in some areas [of the United...

World Day of Prayer for the Church in China

1 year ago
In May 2007, Pope Benedict XVI released a Letter to Chinese Catholics, in which he asked that May...


The Day I Learned to Dance With My Children

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Image copyright Seton Home Study School, used with permission Editor’s note: We thank Seton...

Daily Gospel Reflection for May 25, 2015

2 hours ago
  Today’s Gospel: Mark 10:17-27 Optional Memorial of Saint Bede the Venerable, Priest...

Sunday Brunch Specials for 5/24/15: Great Rea...

20 hours ago
    Welcome to the CatholicMom.com Sunday Brunch! We’re serving up a buffet of...

Chiesa Italy

Diaries of Martyrs in the China of Mao

2 days ago
Four direct testimonies of the persecutions in the 1950’s and ’60’s, collected in...

Synod. An Unconventional Voice from Argentina

6 days ago
A jurist and father of 14 children demolishes Cardinal Kasper’s ideas of in favor of...

Homilies of Pentecost

1 week ago
And of the Ascension, of Trinity Sunday, of Corpus Domini. Models of liturgical preaching from the...

Church Mojo

Talking SEO on the Productive Catholic Podcas...

2 weeks ago
On May 7, 2015 I appeared on Dean Soto’s Productive Catholic podcast. Here are some of the...

#Ashtag 2015 – Official Meme of Ash Wednesday...

3 months ago
Can we top Ash Wednesday 2014 when we got #ashtag trending internationally with a meme of the Ellen...

Exciting .xyz contest update

4 months ago
.xyz Web Design Contest alert! Due to popular demand, we are extremely happy to announce that the ....


Raising Cardinal George’s galero

5 days ago
Sunday, May 17, 2015, marked the month anniversary of the death of Francis Eugene Cardinal George,...

Saint Mary of Jesus Crucified

5 days ago
On Sunday I posted a brief piece on Saint Mariam Baourady –in the Carmelite Order she is...

Cyprian Davis, OSB, dead at 84

6 days ago
The monastic community of Saint Meinrad announced the death of their confrere, Father Cyprian Davis...

Creative Minority Report

Irish Send Message To God

1 day ago
If news reports are to be believed, the Irish, by a large majority, will say yes to gay marriage....

Jindal: "Don't Try to Bully Me...

2 days ago
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal just stood up big time for religious liberty. After his legislature...

Criticizing The Pope

2 days ago
My friend Steve Skojec tackles an extremely important subject over at his terrific site One Peter...

Credo Catholic

Out of an endless summer

2 weeks ago
This year I missed out on experiencing the seasons as I always had. We moved to Florida from...

Fifty Shades: What hits the fan

3 months ago
Ladies, who are we kidding with this? Ourselves. Each other. If you have happened upon this series...

Je suis Flopsy

4 months ago
Oh, rabbits. Lots of people are talking about them. Their cuteness, their reputation as prolific...

Crisis Magazine - Church

The Joyful Death of Catholic Ireland

4 hours ago
Do you remember the joke about the Irish brewery worker who drowned in a vat of suds? “Poor Sean,”...

Parental Guidance and Offensive Movie Favorit...

4 hours ago
“I shall not today attempt further to define [hard-core pornography], and perhaps I could never...

The Mythology of an Anti-Christian Bigot

3 days ago
Have a look at this article, whose nominal subject is academic freedom and whose implicit subject...

Decent Films Guide

Review: Unbroken (2014)

5 months ago
Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken is an honorable movie about an inspiring true story. It is...

Post: Annie (2014)

5 months ago
I want to say I love the idea for Little Orphan Hushpuppy … but I’m not convinced there...

Article: How <i>The Hobbit: The Battle...

5 months ago
Changes like these are sadly typical of the Hobbit prequel trilogy, which is far cruder and less...

Defend Us in Battle

Comméndo te omnipoténti Deo, caríssima soror

1 week ago
I commend you, my dear sister, to almighty God, and entrust you to your Creator. May you return to...

“It was fitting that Christ should be tempted...

2 months ago
As someone drawn to Dominican spirituality, and as a Thomist, I read “Meditations for Lent...

A little reminder – “We Are Catholic.”

3 months ago
#AshWednesday. May your #Lent be Holy, contemplative, and fruitful. To help remind us what comes at...