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Is Ascension a Holy Day of Obligation?

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

Ascension Thursday Sunday?

2 years 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

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


Question of the Week: Ice Cream Edition

15 hours ago
Editor’s Note: Beginning July 9, Question of the Week is moving to Saturdays! Image via...

Sports, Camps and Roadtrips - Oh My! How to K...

17 hours ago
Image via Flickr. Edited in Canva. Summer!!!! I just love all of the seasons. And even though I am...

Family Game: Rocky Road a la Mode

18 hours ago
Summer is upon us and the heat (at least in the South) is unbearable. As my boss likes to say,...

Chiesa Italy

Joseph Ratzinger 65 Years Later

1 day ago
“And so on the Catholic priesthood fell the fury of Protestant criticism.” At the...

“Genocide,” the Word Fran...

4 days ago
He said it again, by surprise, at the presidential palace in Yerevan, in the first speech of his...

“Genocide,” the Word Fran...

6 days ago
He has removed it from his vocabulary on the verge of the journey to Armenia. And yet in the past...

Church Mojo

A million .xyz domains

12 months ago
#GenXYZ, it’s official. We hit the MILLIONTH* .xyz domain mark! As a team, we had to do something...

Talking SEO on the Productive Catholic Podcas...

1 year 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...

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


Our Lady of Perpetual Help

1 day ago
The image of Our Lady of Perpetual Help measures around 50 centimeters (25 inches) high. It is in...

Is anger sinful?

3 days ago
St. John Chrysostom “Only the person who becomes irate without reason, sins. Whoever becomes irate...

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

4 days ago
Hic Præcursor Domini natus est! Indeed, we honor the nativity of John the Baptist today. Only two...

Creative Minority Report

Alito and Thomas' Scathing Dissent on Ab...

1 day ago
Justice Alito read aloud from his scathing dissent of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Texas'...

Ugh. What Did Pope Francis Say Now?

1 day ago
I woke up to Facebook and saw headlines saying "did you see what the pope said?"This happens a lot....

Archbishop Wenski Kicks Off Fortnight for Fre...

4 days ago
Delivering the homily at the Fortnight for Freedom Mass earlier this week, Archbishop Thomas Wenski...

Credo Catholic

Confusion on Abortion, Confession, and the Po...

10 months ago
Guest Blogger, Benedict T. NguyenThere is a lot of confusion going on today about the Pope’s letter...

Of missions and mercy

12 months ago
In case some of you are keeping track, we have completed another cross-country move. God's...

Out of an endless summer

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

Crisis Magazine - Church

No Exit (From Islam)

1 hour ago
The world is abuzz with talk of Brexit—the British vote to leave the European Union. Britain’s...

Desperate America

2 hours ago
“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” True in Thoreau’s age, perhaps, not so much in...

An Apologia for Deviancy?

1 day ago
In response to the Holy Father’s ambiguous statements on the Church’s need to “...

Decent Films Guide

Back to school #WebsiteWednesday

10 months ago
It’s been a hot week here at XYZ’s sunny Santa Monica office, so we’re beyond excited for the fall...

XYZ is hosting August’s SoCal Domainers Meetu...

10 months ago
And you’re invited! In LA? Join us for this month’s SoCal Domainers Meetup, hosted by yours...

What makes a great domain?

11 months ago
#GenXYZ, have you taken TheChallenge.xyz yet? If you think you can register the best domain name...

Defend Us in Battle

Suffering makes us seek the light.

11 months ago
Suffering, little sufferings, big sufferings – it makes us seek the light. In larger...

Comméndo te omnipoténti Deo, caríssima soror

1 year 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...

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

Diocese of Westminster

Six New Priests for the Diocese

1 day ago
On Saturday 25 June, six men were ordained to the priesthood by Cardinal Vincent at Westminster...

Six New Priests for the Diocese

3 days ago
On Saturday 25 June, six men were ordained to the priesthood by Cardinal Vincent at Westminster...

Candidacy Celebrated at Allen Hall

6 days ago
On Saturday 28 May,six men in formation at Allen Hall Seminary were admitted as Candidates for Holy...


The Cross and Desalination

1 day ago
Br. Joseph wrote about offering it up and relaxation a few weeks ago. My consideration today will...

The Birth of the Baptist

4 days ago
Today, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. John the...

The Roots of Charity

5 days ago
This summer, I have been working in Youngstown, Ohio, at the St. Vincent de Paul Society Soup...