Topic: blessed

And many women were there beholding from afar, who had followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto Him” Matthew 27:55 These were the earliest of a great and noble army of holy women — attac ... discuss

If you were in similar shoes as mine, which, alas, were not in Rome yesterday, I hope you enjoyed watching EWTN's production of the Mass of canonization as much as I did. (I think there's still an opp ... discuss

Cordial greetings, dear reader(s). I am sorry for my inconsistent blogging. You should at least know what I have been up to, right?The California YearsThe last 5 years (arrived: 7/31/2009; departed: 7 ... discuss

“Land of the pilgrims’ pride,” why do you keep a vigil tonight? For a TV? The latest video game console? A toy for a dear child? Perhaps you have done this before: For tickets to a sporting ... discuss

Before anyone gets on my case about not having the statues covered, I would like to say that this is a picture of the roses I got for my book cave on St. Therese's feast day last year. ;)This year, Le ... discuss

Introduction It is the Time of the Passover in Jerusalem, about 30 A.D., and there were perhaps close to 2 million people in and around Jerusalem. This was the only time in His Ministry of 3 ½ years ... discuss

“The next day the great crowd that had come to the festival heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, shouting, ‘Hosanna! Blessed is t ... discuss

Palm Sunday is a moveable feast in the Christian calendar which falls on the Sunday before Easter. In the Western church it must always fall on one of the 35 dates between March 15 and April 18.The fe ... discuss

So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying, "Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!" And Jesus found a young ass and sat upon it ... discuss

(April 25, 1792 – March 29, 1866) was an English churchman and gave his name to Keble College, Oxford (1870).John Keble, born 1792, ordained Priest in 1816, tutor at Oxford from 1818 to 1823, publis ... discuss

  DARKNESS It was Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 6:30pm.  Our Everett 40 Days for Life prayer had just started. I crossed the driveway to view the Planned Parenthood parking lot.  ... discuss

From The Jewish ChronicleBy Melanie PhillipsIn New York last week, I was talking to American Jews anxious about the very difficult relationship between President Obama and Israel's newly re-elected ... discuss

(Superseded by Maundy Thursday)When St. Gall, the companion of St. Columbanus, died in Switzerland in 640, a monastery was built over the place of his burial. This became the famous monastery of St. G ... discuss

Today, the Friday after Passion Sunday, is dedicated to the honor of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary (in the Traditional Roman Catholic Calendar from before Vatican II).  This day is ... discuss

This week we walk with Christ into the mystery of evil. Our Blessed Lord knows suffering. All who suffer now... The post The Mystery of Evil appeared first on Catholic Journal. ... discuss

Washington D.C., Mar 26, 2015 / 09:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- U.S. officials has confirmed that Pope Francis will make a stop at the White House to meet with President Barack Obama on Sept. 23, during hi ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 26, 2015 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Gerhard Mueller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has told a French paper that doctrinal, or even disciplinar ... discuss

1. Spring has arrived here in Wichita! Above are just a few of the signs I have been seeing in my yard.Below is another sign of spring.2. On Palm Sunday evening, I will be a guest on Fr. Ronald P. Leg ... discuss

In Indonesia, conjoined twin girls were born with a very rare condition and share a chest, abdomen and a heart.According to the Daily Mail, the girls are in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Soetomo ... discuss

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Jerusalem, Israel, Mar 26, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly a year since taking part in a prayer for Middle East peace in the Vatican Gardens, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has been invi ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 26, 2015 / 12:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican has released the schedule for Pope Francis' upcoming pilgrimage to Turin – home to what is believed to be the burial shroud of ... discuss

The Annunciation by Leonardo da VinciI love this feast of Our Lady, the Annunciation, for a very personal reason. My birthday is tomorrow and my mom and dad named me after the Blessed Mother. How priv ... discuss

Dear Community, This March 25th feast day, represents the symbolic interval of a full-term pregnancy, reminding us of the reality and dignity of human life from day one at the moment of conception. &# ... discuss

Credit:  www.world-wide-art.comJames Christensen - The AnnunciationToday is an important solemnity in the Catholic Church. Today is the story of true greatness unrecognized by a world dazzled on ... discuss

The truly great and humble Pope Benedict XVI is among the Church's greatest Popes and is the greatest theological mind the Church has produced in centuries.  His holy witness is appreciated even ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 25, 2015 / 06:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his weekly general audience Pope Francis spoke about the gift and call of the Christian family, and urged attendees to pray for the inten ... discuss

25 March, New Testament Luke 1:26-38 tells us how the angel Gabriel announced to Mary of Nazareth that she had been chosen to be the mother of the Christ and her response. Mary, a virgin pledged to m ... discuss

In the first chapter of Luke we read how the angel Gabriel announced to Mary that she had been chosen to be the mother of the Christ, and how Mary answered, "Here I am, the handmaid of the Lord. Let i ... discuss

by Msgr. Ignacio Barreiro and Father Peter West The Archangel Gabriel was sent by God to deliver the joyful news that Mary was to conceive a child, by the power of the Holy Spirit, to be the ruler of ... discuss

Via Rev. Daren J. Zehnle, K.H.S. at Servant and Steward. Every now and again, though, a headline or two does capture my attention, like this one: Bishops say Marian emails and texts circulated in ... discuss

On March 25, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, which is the coming of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary to announce to her the special mission God had chosen for her ... discuss

Granted, I've been chronic ill and disability for more than 30 years. Despite this, but there is so much more to my world: Love and beauty grace my life, and it has always been this way. My family cou ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) —Last May, California parents Andy and Mercedes Lara shared the incredible story of Sunflower Mae, a little girl they adopted just days after her birth. Sunflower was born with a jo ... discuss

Sermon titled "(Part 6) The Most Blessed Sacrament and Miracles of Healing" given on Thursday March 19, 2015. Size: 17.5 MB; duration: 51:04. ... discuss

When I was growing up and still living with my parents, my family supported ministries based in the USSR, and on our fridge we had a big poster covered in photographs of Russian pastors who we ... discuss

From Mount Hor the children of Israel set out on the Red Sea road,to bypass the land of Edom.But with their patience worn out by the journey,the people complained against God and Moses,“Why have you ... discuss

Walter Hilton was an innovator. He was the first man to write a book of mysticism in the English language. At that time, Latin was the language of the church--although Wycliffe and his Lollards had wo ... discuss

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Mar 23, 2015 / 05:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Arabia, which serves the more than 2 million Catholics in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, ... discuss

Patriarch Fouad Twal has invited the president of Palestine to attend the Canonization Mass of Blessed Mary Alphonsine Ghattas and Blessed Mary of Jesus Crucified Baouardy this May 17. According to ... discuss

As Israel - at this moment - faces great hostility and worldly hatred, there is One who truly knows their greatest need. Sadly today the sons of Abraham are oblivious to the promises made to Abraham a ... discuss

The ancient kingdom of Armenia was the first country to become Christian, and it recognizes Gregory as its apostle. Armenia was a buffer state between the powerful empires of Rome and Parthia (Persia) ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 22, 2015 / 04:48 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' full slate of events for Holy Week includes plans for a traditional Stations of the Cross, Easter Masses and a universal blessing ... discuss

This is about to be a review of Man of La Mancha, but I never got around to plugging The Metromaniacs, which closes today, so you should rush and see it if you can. I have something of a crush now on ... discuss

May the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary and of all the saints, whatever good you do and suffering you endure, heal your sins, help you grow in holiness, ... discuss

The latest issue of The Truth, the newsletter of Les Femmes, is not online at our website yet, but I thought I would post the lead article with footnotes for those concerned about the upcoming Ordinar ... discuss

The following 'Visitation and Prayer Service Sermon' is posted with family permission.  May the Lord give to the family of Ashley Ann Anderson, and all who mourn, comfort in their grief and a sur ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Mar 21, 2015 / 05:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis told the people of Naples – a city ravaged by crime and mafia violence – that change is possible, and encouraged those i ... discuss

“Blessed are they who have kept the word with a generous heart and yield a harvest through perseverance.” I am not going to lie; it is not always easy doing post abortive work.  People are ... discuss

I remember back in junior high school, having a then-deep and philosophical conversation with one of my equally-deep 12 year old friends about what makes a bad word "bad".We surmised that we should be ... discuss

Lily Katherine's birthday was absolutely precious! It is amazing to see how the Lord perfectly planned out every small detail to make it memorable and special for my family and I as we love and miss t ... discuss

Mar 19 - Homily: Devotion to St. Joseph Father preaches on the mystery of St. Joseph whose devotion to was hidden for centuries but has now received continued growth in the Church. Ave Maria! Mass: ... discuss

Recently, personnel at the gate of Robins Air Force Base in Georgia received a surprise when they were told they could no longer tell base visitors to “have a blessed day.” The directive came afte ... discuss

Traditional Catholics will be familiar with the fact that the Feast of the Body of Christ (Corpus Christi) is kept on a separate date than the Feast of the Precious Blood.  The Feast of the Preci ... discuss

in the course of his lifetime was both rewarded and punished for his firm adherence to principle. He was born in 1637 and reared by his half-sister Anne and her husband the well-known angler Izaak Wal ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 5 of 6 Text: Exodus 20:1-17 and Matthew 5:27-32Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. In the prev ... discuss

St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church The Holy Patriarch Saint Joseph was appointed by God to be the guardian and protector of Our Lord Jesus Christ. He is also a model for us of fatherhood and f ... discuss

I took this picture of the sculpture of St. Joseph and the child Jesus at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels here in L.A. :)Happy Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. His f ... discuss

Feast of St. Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary(Click here for readings)By FR ALFONSE NAZZARONow this is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about.  When his mother Mary was betrothed to J ... discuss

Of her parents, St. Therese of Lisieux once said: "God gave me a mother and father more worthy of heaven than of earth." The lives of Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin are seen as an inspiration for C ... discuss

Mar 19 - Homily: "St. Joseph: Model of Diligence" This is a reflection given by Fr. Giles M. Atherton on the readings for the Solemnity Mass of St. Joseph Spouse of Mary. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Josep ... discuss

Today is the solemnity of St. Joseph, husband of the Virgin Mary, foster father of Jesus, and patron of the universal Church.  On May 31, we honor St. Joseph as the patron of workers.Most of the ... discuss

19 March, New Testament All that we know of Saint Joseph we learn from the first two chapters of Matthew and of Luke. Otherwise he is mentioned only in passing (see Luke 3:23; John 1:45; John 6:42) a ... discuss

All that we know of Joseph we learn from the first two chapters of Matthew and of Luke. Otherwise he is mentioned only in passing in Luke 3:23; John 1:45; John 6:42 as the supposed father of Jesus. (M ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: Abortion is not safe for the baby ... or the woman. We saw that earlier in the campaign when we told you about an ambulance that was called to the a ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 18, 2015 / 11:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis recognized on Wednesday the heroic virtue of seven persons on the path of canonization, including a young Italian laywoman, as well ... discuss

Day Five introduces instinct and reason to the universe, and thus establishes the basis for what will become evil, or sin, and eventually the entire concept of crime. On a reading of Day Five, that ma ... discuss

By JOSEPH PRONECHEN | TRUMBULL, Conn. — Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta stands prominently in the first row of women in a painting called Women of Purpose. She holds one end of a banner ... discuss

I believe in the mercy of God. It is there for each one of us as He draws us to Himself. This mercy is not contingent on what we may do, we cannot earn it, is waiting there for us, born on the cross ... discuss

Washington D.C., Mar 18, 2015 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Many challenges to families need addressing today, including perhaps too much attention given to college basketball’s “March Madn ... discuss

(c. 962–18 March 978) was king of England from 975 until he was murdered in 978. Edward is thought to have been the son of King Edgar and Æthelflæd. His succession to the throne was contested by s ... discuss

Let's see if I can put words to what my heart is feeling as I mark five years without my baby girl.Through tears these past few days, God has been working some things out within me. He has been whispe ... discuss

PARISH LIFE COORDINATOR Pastoral Ministry, PT EmployeeBlessed Sacrament Chapel (Owensboro, KY)Position Summary: The Parish Life Coordinator provides an administrative and pastoral leadership for the p ... discuss

Today is March 17, St. Patrick's Day. Be blessed, safe, and happy however you are celebrating Ireland's patron saint.Saint Patrick's BreastplateChrist be with me, Christ within me,Christ behind me, Ch ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: As we near the end of the fourth week of this 40 Days for Life campaign, we know of ... ... 265 babies whose mothers decided at the last moment to ch ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 16, 2015 / 05:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Vatican official says there will be no papal endorsement for an LGBT activist video whose backers want it to reach Pope Francis. Father Gil M ... discuss

Text: Numbers 21:4-9 and John 3:14-21Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.You have been bitten in the leg.  The fangs have punctured your skin.  The ven ... discuss

As we near the end of the fourth week of this 40 Days for Life campaign, we know of 265 babies whose mothers decided at the last moment to choose life! Abortions can often be pursued for financial rea ... discuss

Well, today was supposed to be the day that Hobbs arrived to live with Mateo and I, but alas there was a screw-up with WestJet so his trip has had to be postponed until tomorrow (Tuesday).Such is life ... discuss

St. Catherine of SienaCredit:  www.discerninghearts.comI recently did a post on traditional Catholics and the emphasis they place on external worship, citing the fact that this can be a very dang ... discuss

Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church. & ... discuss

Pompeii, Italy, Mar 15, 2015 / 03:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Tommaso Caputo of Pompeii said that his diocese has welcomed the Pope’s recent condemnation of organized crime and has severa ... discuss

Image source: conformingtojesus.com.First Reading: 2 Chronicles 36:14-16,19-23Responsorial: Psalm 137:1-6Second Reading: Ephesians 2:4-10Gospel: John 3:14-21The first reading recalls the fall of the k ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: Since the first 40 Days for Life campaign in 2007, I have traveled to more than 350 of the 559 cities that have hosted vigils. There is one area, wh ... discuss

LGBT Activists Issue Death Threats To Children Of Oklahoma State Senator For introducing a religious liberties bill for private business ownersOh yeah...do it my way or we kill your children! Tha ... discuss

Daughter of Count Dietrich of Westphalia and Reinhild of Denmark; she was raised by her grandmother, abbess of the Eufurt. In 913, Matilda left the abbey, and married King Henry the Fowler of Saxony ( ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 12, 2015 / 09:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- His trip last August to South Korea was on Pope Francis' mind Thursday when he met with the nation's bishops, who are visiting Rome for their ad ... discuss

The Five Holy Wounds of Our Lord Jesus ChristFriday after the Third Sunday of LentIntroit: Philippians ii: 8-9Our Lord Jesus Christ humbled Himself unto death, even unto death upon the Cross: Therefor ... discuss

1. The saint of the day for March 13 is St. Euphrasia.Saint Euphrasia (382-412), born in Constantinople, was the daughter of Antigonus, senator of Constantinople and related to Roman Emperor Theodosiu ... discuss

As LifeNews previously reported, in Utah an 18-month-old baby miraculously survived after her mother’s vehicle veered off the road and landed upside down in a river. On March 8th, police with the Sp ... discuss

Book Details: • Author: Scott James • Publisher: New Growth Press (2015) • Format: hardback • Page Count: 48 • ISBN#: 9781939946577 • List Price: $13.99 • Rating: Must Read Publi ... discuss

Seattle, Wash., Mar 12, 2015 / 02:31 am (CNA).- Dan Savage coordinates an annual pornography festival. He has made obscene tirades about Pope Benedict XVI, denigrated the practice of monogamy, insulte ... discuss

Today's saint is a great inspiration for those who suffer from poverty and illness, especially young people. She is the patron of the disabled and those who are physically challenged.Seraphina was bor ... discuss

“Children’s children are the crown of old men: and the glory of children are their fathers.”  DRB (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.)  “Grandpa, play b ... discuss

I was blessed as a child to be exposed to good art. My Mom worked for a book distributer who... The post We Are God’s Work of Art appeared first on Catholic Journal. ... discuss

Most people associate the beautiful song Cavatina (written by Stanley Myers) for classical guitar with the 1978 movie the Deer Hunter. But Cavatina's heartbreaking melody originally appeared ... discuss

On Saturday, Pope Francis celebrated a Mass at the Roman Parish of Ognissanti (All Saints) to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first Mass celebrated in Italian. In 1965, Blessed Paul VI celeb ... discuss

St. Frances of Rome (1384 - 1440) was born to wealthy parents, her mother a pious woman and her father, a strong willed man.  At the young age of 11 she wished to join religious life but her fath ... discuss

The saint of the day for March 9th is St. Frances of Rome, one of the great mystics of the 15th century.She was born in Rome to a noble family in 1384 and died in Rome on March 9, 1440. She desired to ... discuss

The Collect .WE beseech thee, Almighty God, look upon the hearty desires of thy humble servants, and stretch forth the right hand of thy Majesty, to be our defence against all our enemies; through Jes ... discuss

Bishop of Lincoln (1829 - 8 March 1910) was an English bishop. King was the second son of the Reverend Walker King, Archdeacon of Rochester and rector of Stone, Kent. King graduated from Oriel College ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 7, 2015 / 06:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Jesus’ cleansing of the moneychangers from the Temple is a reminder to Christians of the need for “authentic worship” and ̶ ... discuss

7 March AD 203 At the dawn of the Third Century, Roman emperor Septimus Severus banned conversions to Christianity. Among those disobeying that edict were Vibia Perpetua, a young noblewoman, and her ... discuss

Shawn Carney, Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life: Praying at the places where abortions actually happen? That’s powerful! Your presence creates an opportunity to save the life of an innocent child ... discuss

(also Thomas of Aquin or Aquino; born ca. 1225; died 7 March 1274) was a priest in the Dominican Order from Italy, and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasti ... discuss

During a persecution of Christians under the emperor Septimius Severus, a group of Christians died together in the arena at Carthage. Their final days have been recorded for us in a document that is p ... discuss

In California, Dennis and Carita Chen had been struggling with infertility for nine years and decided to start pursing adoption. Their biggest dream was to have a child so they began searching for the ... discuss

It's difficult to describe the emotions expressed in Kiko Argüello's eyes. For him, the words addressed today by Pope Francis to the Neocatechumenal Way were a strong encouragement for this "itin ... discuss

Dr. Sally Faith Dorfman, who worked at Einstein Medical College, gave the following advice to abortion providers: A compassionate and sensitive sonographer should remember to turn the screen away from ... discuss

 Abortion provider to colleagues: Don’t let women see the sonogram By Sarah Terzo Dr. Sally Faith Dorfman, who worked at Einstein Medica ... discuss

The Most Holy Shroud of Our Lord Jesus ChristFriday after the Second Sunday of LentMass in Some PlacesFrom the pre-1955 Missal  Introit: Philippians ii: 8-9Our Lord Jesus Christ humbled Himself u ... discuss

1. Saint of the day - Today we celebrate the feast of St. Colette of Corbie, founder of the Poor Clare Colettines, the patron saint of expectant mothers and unborn babies, of  childless couples w ... discuss

He is known, in Durham, as Balther or Baltherus) was an Anglo-Saxon hermit and abbot, resident in East Lothian during the 8th century.Baldred is said to have come from the diocese of Lindisfarne, and ... discuss

Mar 05 - Homily: Cursed or Blessed Fr. Alan on today's Gospel of the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus and how we have a choice to include God in our lives and be blessed for all eternity or not ... discuss

The saint of the day for March 5 is St. John Joseph of the Cross, a Franciscan priest who practiced self-denial in order to grow in the virtue of charity.Saint John Joseph of the Cross was born on the ... discuss

Piran’s family origins are obscure; tradition says he came from Ireland. Spent his youth in south Wales where he founded a church in Cardiff. Received religious schooling at the monastery of Saint C ... discuss

Greatness in statesmanship is a rare commodity. Not every generation is blessed to know a truly great statesman. Those who have never seen greatness in a leader have no idea of how to identify or meas ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 4, 2015 / 03:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Last week it was informally announced to journalists that the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, will be canonize ... discuss

/Credit:  pixgood.com"Jesus is God, therefore His love, His Thirst, is infinite. He the creator of the universe,asked for the love of His creatures.He thirst for our love… These words:‘I Thir ... discuss

The saint of the day for March 4 is St. Casimir of Poland, a prince whose life of service to God has made him a patron saint of Poland, Lithuania, and young people. He is also the patron saint of bach ... discuss

In Saudi Arabia, a pair of conjoined twins survived a rare surgery to separate them after a team of medical personnel operated on them for more than nine-hours. Prior to the surgery, Abdullah and Abdu ... discuss

Pro-life faithful coordinated and participated in prayer vigils with Our Lady of Czestochowa to end abortion in America. HLI sponsored the Black Madonna’s pilgrimage which recently concluded  ... discuss

                     Katharine Drexel at 16                             &nb ... discuss

By ANTO AKKARA | NEW DELHI — Condemnations were issued last week by a broad cross-section of Indian society following a controversial statement by the chief of India’s Hindu national ... discuss

It is well to teach the some principles of sound logic, but we also should teach children not to lean too confidently unto their own understanding. because the function of reason is to give logica ... discuss

is perhaps best known for not being Archbishop of York. He was elected and duly installed, but various persons raised objections, and rather than cause division in the Church he withdrew in favor of t ... discuss

This past week I attempted to finish reading Married Saints and Blesseds Through the Centuries by Ferdinand Holbeck. I say "attempted" because, at the time that I write this, I'm still about 60+ pages ... discuss

Text: Mark 8:27-38Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s Gospel Reading we hear that the Apostle Peter certainly did not like the idea of the cro ... discuss

Only evil minded people profit from confusion in the hearts and minds of Catholics. They're able to sneak in their wicked agendas weakening the faith and self understanding of the faithful.Michael Vor ... discuss

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Wichita, KansasWelcome to Sunday Snippets--A Catholic Carnival! We are a group of Catholic bloggers who gather weekly to share our best posts with each other. Be ... discuss

Video: Eric Clapton Sings Song He Wrote for Blessed Mother with Pavarotti - Aleteia div> ... discuss

Question: "This article was sent to me as "proof" that Lent is contrary to the scriptures: http://www.pastormike.com/lent-and-why-i-dont/ How do we respond?"The author of this article has to concede t ... discuss

San Francisco, Calif., Feb 27, 2015 / 05:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Sam Singer’s public relations firm spun a Chevron oil refinery disaster in California and fought back a legal ruling in Ecuador t ... discuss

“My words shall utter the uprightness of my heart: and that which my lips know they shall speak sincerely.”  ERV (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.)  Psalm 45: ... discuss

The Collect.O ALMIGHTY God, who hast committed to the hands of men the ministry of reconciliation; We humbly beseech thee, by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, to put it into the hearts of many to o ... discuss

The Sacred Lance and Nails of Our Lord Jesus ChristFriday after the First Sunday of LentMass Said in Some Places Introit: Ps. xxi: 17-18 et 15They have pierced my hands and my feet: they have numbered ... discuss

The Collect.O ALMIGHTY God, who hast committed to the hands of men the ministry of reconciliation; We humbly beseech thee, by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, to put it into the hearts of many to o ... discuss

As I type this blog post out, I'm watching my favorite uber guilty pleasure show which I will not name because it's a cheesy kids/teen show. It's not new (first season released in 2006 and the last se ... discuss

Like all first time moms, Danielle Orris was a bit nervous when she first discovered she was pregnant, but once she made the announcement to her family, she was nothing but excited. She made it throug ... discuss

fM">via the power of IFTTT   Lent 1, (February 22, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Mark 1:9-15) TITLE: “Baptized Into Temptation with Christ” Grac ... discuss

Albania pro-life leader Dr. Gjoni with HLI’s Joannes Bucher (third from left) at a recent televised interview in Albania. TIRANA, Albania — Because of the devastation wrought by abortion- ... discuss

23 February AD 156 Born around AD 69, Saint Polycarp was a central figure in the early church. Said to be disciple of the holy evangelist and apostle Saint John, he provides a link between the first ... discuss

Text: John 15:1-6Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.It is certainly obvious from this parable in our Gospel reading that Jesus deserves all the credit for decla ... discuss

I don’t know about you, but I am overjoyed that I have a mansion just over the hilltop. Sundays may not be perfect all of the time (rarely), but I feel so blessed to be able to rub shoulders w ... discuss

Friday after Ash Wednesday, (February 20, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Funeral Service for George L. Wirts (John 14:1–6) 
 TITLE: “The Way, the ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1.The look of my Domestic Church - from the beauty and festivity of St. Valentine's Day and Mardi Gras -to the simplicity of Lent2. I am always in a ... discuss

This reliquary contains the Crown of Thorns of our Lord as recovered by King St. Louis IX.The Friday after Ash Wednesday in the Traditional Missal before 1955 has a "Mass in Some Places" that may be s ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 1 of 6 Text: Exodus 20:1-17 and 32:1-20Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Today is Ash Wednesd ... discuss

DISCLAIMER:  I am in no way questioning the validity of the Second Coming of Christ.  Jesus is returning to Earth to set up His eternal kingdom.  I am just debating the timeline and det ... discuss

The Lenten Season Begins The entire Christian life celebrates Christ's victorious Resurrection on Easter morning. However, from Christianity's earliest days, the actual Paschal season has received spe ... discuss

Today in the pre-1955 Traditional Catholic Missal is the Mass in Some Places (pro aliquibus locis) of The Flight Into Egypt.  In honor of this day, I share the following prayers and meditations i ... discuss

RORATE EXCLUSIVE: Open letter by Archbishop on the crisis in the ChurchFull text also on their site.  (they say it can be posted or linked to , so I am given the devastating contents)'It is ... discuss

Yesterday I had the pleasure of visiting Albert Gibson in Belfast - with whom I'm pictured (right). Albert is the patriarch of the Gibson family, a family which has provided truly great pro-life leade ... discuss

Guess what? You've just been prayed for (by me) and blessed by God!How did this happen?Simple. Once you understand — or probably better worded — once you believe — that God can and does do ... discuss

Ano ito?  Vestal ladies? Eh ito? And blue cassocks!Si Saint John Bosco, ginawang Blessed Sacrament. Incensation while the thurifer is walking backwards. Ano ito? ... discuss

Double (1955 Calendar): February 9St. Cyril, patriarch of Alexandria, was known as the Doctor of the Incarnation. He took a fearless stand against the Nestorian heretics who denied that the Second Per ... discuss

Saturday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)by GABY HUNDZAThrough Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise - the fruit of lips that openly profe ... discuss

Thankfully, God is forgetful. “Yet you did not call upon me, O Jacob; but you have been weary of me, O Israel! But you have burdened me with your sins, you have wearied me with your iniquities. ... discuss

TweetBy Maaike RosendalThe day was just dawning as familiar sounds slowly awoke me. I could hear our two-year old throwing his stuffed animals from the top bunk to the floor, then climbing down the la ... discuss

Going through a home foreclosure often can be a painful and difficult experience. I feel blessed to say my family has never had to go through the process, though it did happen to the previous owners o ... discuss

God has accomplished much through 40 Days for Life … and every victory has started with one person’s faith. The blessings — from lives saved … to abortion centers shutting down ... discuss

In 2014, God has blessed 40 Days for Life in many ways … in response to your prayers! We wanted to do a “top ten” list … but there were just too many great stories! So we settl ... discuss

What is this I am reading that there are people who had boxes of candles blessed yesterday at Candlemas only to sell it online?!SIMONY!!! ... discuss

via Medieval Saints yahoo Group:St. Blaise has achieved perennial popularity in both the East of his origin (hewas bishop of Sebastea in Armenia) and in the West. However, like many anotherfavored sai ... discuss

and the Purification of Mary2 February, New Testament The Presentation of Our Lord at the Temple, one of the Christological feasts of the Christian Church, is Scripture's final infancy narrative conc ... discuss

Since reverting back to my Catholic Faith, this is one of my favorite feasts. I just love the look and feel of candlelight!Candlemas is a feast of hope. It comes halfway between winter and spring. It ... discuss

Over the past week or so, there's one topic that I've been chatting about with some of my guy friends: the Confiteor. What is the Confiteor you may ask? It's this prayer..."I confess to almighty Godan ... discuss

Rick Fitzgibbons with a clear call to the Bishops to listen to St. John Paul II and Blessed Paul VI. A clear and scientifically irrefutable relationship exists between the use of contraceptives and ... discuss

Compared to all other cities in the United States, Chicago has more Tridentine Latin Masses each Sunday than anywhere else.  In fact, Chicago serves as an important base for the Institute of Chri ... discuss

A very important goal of our “When King Was Swing” ministry in nursing homes and other senior centers is to develop quality, ongoing friendships with residents, residents’ families, and staff. & ... discuss

Today I drove to the Cathedral in downtown L.A. It may not seem like a big deal to most of you but when you've had anxiety/panic disorder for half of your life, it's a huge deal. It took me quite a wh ... discuss

Abuja, Nigeria, Jan 26, 2015 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Against the background of continuing attacks by radical Islamist group Boko Haram, bishops in Nigeria are appealing for military aid from Wes ... discuss

From the Funeral Sermon on Henry VII.FORASMUCH as this honourable audience now is here assembled to prosecute the funeral observances and ceremonies about this most noble prince late our king and sove ... discuss

Abortion, euthanasia, domestic abuse, gang related violence, terrorism, murder, mass shootings, expressions of hatred or racism and other acts contrary to the dignity of persons… all of these crimes ... discuss

Memorial Service for Brenda Grinager, (January 23, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (John 10:27–30) TITLE: “Hearing the Voice of the Good Shepherd” ... discuss

PRAYERS FOR THE CHURCH UNITY OCTAVEJanuary 18 through 25 Official Octave Prayer (to be recited daily)ANTIPHON: That they all may be one, as Thou, Father, in Me and I in Thee; that they also maybe one ... discuss

Love this lady! For the past few years, our family has had the privilege of working with the Brighter Days Food Pantry which partners with Austin Area’s Texas Capital Food Bank to feed the hung ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Rhyme and Reason for Christian Faith Hope and Love The Creator of the universe and everything in it said this, “blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be filled“. ... discuss

Unable to attend church this morning due to sickness, so thought I would have church with you guys today. :) Reading James 1 this morning out of the NASB, unless otherwise noted. Plain text indicates ... discuss

IAt my last doctor's appointment (on the 26th), I was told not to exercise because I was underweight. My metabolism is apparently really fast so I burn calories easier than I can put them on. No, don' ... discuss

n the Winter of My Discontent The bitterness of winter has nestled in. It has filled the crevices of my soul in such a way as to render barrenness the only hope and future. Cold emptiness drifts acro ... discuss

Boston, Mass., Jan 6, 2015 / 09:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A vandal’s placement of a decapitated pig’s head at a Nativity scene at a Catholic church in Massachusetts shocked locals, but they ... discuss

It started off like any normal day. I got up. I received a call that my godson's surgery went well. I prayed the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary while cooking breakfast. I ate. I ran errands. ... discuss

Personhood is a shift back to a Christ-centered view on the sanctity of life and all dignity of life issues. We begin with a recognition of the dignity of the human person at all stages of developmen ... discuss

VIDEO: A 2008 performance of "March of the Kings" ("Marche Des Rois") by Nowell Sing We Clear (Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis and John Roberts) at Latchis Theater, Brattleboro, Vermont.+  ... discuss

We at The Interim hope you had a blessed and joyful Christmas holiday and wish everyone a happy new year. In our December 2014 edition, we looked at the top 14 life and family stories from 2014. In ... discuss

“My soul magnifies the Lord,and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,for He has looked on the humble estate of His servant.For behold, from now on all generationswill call me blessed; for He who is m ... discuss

 Coronation of the Virgin with St. Catherine of Alexandria, St. John the Evangelist, St. John the BaptistJust as I mentioned yesterday on the Octave Day of St. Stephen, very little information i ... discuss

2 January AD 1883; transferred to 3 January* Charles Porterfield Krauth was born in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), on 17 March 1823. He was son of the noted Lutheran pastor Dr. Charles Ph ... discuss

An objection to abolition that is becoming slightly more common as the realisation grows that the usual pro-abortion arguments don't hold any water is derived from the so-called "test for adultery" in ... discuss

Very little information is readily available on the Internet for the celebrations that were part of Catholic celebration before the 1950s began to see changes to the Missal.  The 1962 Roman Catho ... discuss

Circumcision of our Lord by Guercino, 1646 For information on the spirituality and devotions for today's feast, not just the Mass Prayers, please click here.Traditional Propers:INTROIT Isaiah 9:6A Chi ... discuss

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Happy New Year, and a blessed Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God! What a special feast day this is!On this first day of 2015, just eight days after the feast of the birth of Christ, we remember the ... discuss

Image from Chant ArtAll the feasts of Our Lady are great events, because they are opportunities the church gives us to show with deeds that we love Mary. But if I had to choose one from among all her ... discuss

The Feast of the Circumcision of Our Lord is a Christian celebration of the circumcision of Jesus.Eight days (according to the Semitic and southern European calculation of intervals of days) after his ... discuss

The Collect.ALMIGHTY God, who hast given us thy only-begotten Son to take our nature upon him, and as at this time to be born of a pure virgin; Grant that we being regenerate, and made thy children by ... discuss

The following is a chapter from a book by Elisabeth Elliot that richly blessed and encouraged me, so I wanted to pass it along, as I'm sure it will impact others with similar experiences as well..."If ... discuss

“On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, six geese a-laying ...”Geese were among the first birds to be domesticated. As our ancestors made the transformation from hunting and gathe ... discuss

This morning, I spoke during Mass in the parish church of St Theresa of the Child Jesus, in north west London, about the Extraordinary Synod on the Family in Rome last October. Interestingly, my talk ... discuss

Blessed Cardinal John Newman once said this about holiness: “To obtain the gift of holiness is the work of a... The post To Be Holy appeared first on Catholic Journal. ... discuss




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