Topic: lent

Betsy had read this and enjoyed it. I was looking for something light and quick, so I picked it up, too. The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy, Kate Hattemer's debut novel, was a fun read. I ... discuss

\"Jesus Christ is risen!  Love has triumphed over hatred, life has conquered death, light has dispelled the darkness!\"  Pope Francis I have been struggling lately with forgiveness and l ... discuss

The Colorado mother whose 7-month-old unborn baby was cut out of her womb in a vicious attack on her weeks ago has released a public statement for the first time since the attack. Michelle Wilkins (pi ... discuss

Last month, when I talked with Haley and Christy on the Fountains of Carrots podcast, they asked a great question about when couples convert. Haley and Daniel came in to the Church at the same time; A ... discuss

I've been posting this one since waaaay back in 2007. It is still as valid now and I, personally, need the  reminder.Now think of the cross and resurrection of Jesus as breaking the power of sin. ... discuss

Maurice Denis. Holy Women Near the Tomb/Saintes Femmes au tombeau. 1894RAISED FROM THE DEADThis is the great truth which fills our faith with meaning. Jesus, who died on the cross, has risen. He has t ... discuss

Text:  Mark 16:1-8Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Standing over a grave is like standing over a black hole.  It is dark.  The deep soil brings ... discuss

Let all pious men and all lovers of God rejoice in the splendor of this feast; let the wise servants blissfully enter into the joy of their Lord; let those who have borne the burden of Lent no ... discuss

Mar 15 - Homily: Laetare (Rejoice) Sunday Fr. Mahan encourages us that although the culture around us is becoming more against god, and all may seem lost at times, this fourth Sunday of Lent remind ... discuss

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Hans Holbein. The Body of the Dead Christ in the Tomb. 1521.Click through on this to see it properly large. THE SEPULCHRE OF JESUS' BODYThe Body of Christ lay in the tomb. The world was in darkness. M ... discuss

Feb 22 - Homily: Season of Preparation Fr. Mahan exhorts us this Lent to turn away from sin and towards hope. May each of us renew our Baptism, confront our sins, and be renewed in grace. Ave Maria ... discuss

Painting by Stephen DawsonText: 1 Corinthians 11:23-32Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.The Son of God came to be with us in the incarnation, being born o ... discuss

It is Good Friday, and Poetry Friday (and April ushers in National Poetry Month), and it's also Jazz Appreciation Month, which means our resident jazz expert, Atticus, will be weighing in next week.Fo ... discuss

Joseph Criscuoli. The Crucifixion. (used with permission)JESUS DIES ON THE CROSSThe Lord is firmly nailed to the cross. He has waited for this for many years, and this day He is to fulfill his desire ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1. A week or so ago, Father K asked Pete and me if we would get our feet washed at the Holy Thursday mass.  We didn't even have to think about ... discuss

Pietro Lorenzetti. The Last Supper. 1320-1330.THE LORD'S LAST SUPPERSingular events took place in that period, which the evangelists have recorded for us; take, for instance, the rivalry between the a ... discuss

Tonight, Lent comes to an end and the Triduum commencesSecond Reading from Today's Office of ReadingsFrom an Easter homily by Saint Melito of Sardis, bishopThe Lamb that was slain has delivered us fro ... discuss

Today begins the holiest and most important time of the Church year -- the Easter Triduum. It commemorates the heart of our faith: the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Sacred Triduum begins ... discuss

From Medieval Saints- Yahoo GroupMaundy Thursday, which derives its English name from Mandatum, the first word of the Office of the washing of the feet, is known in the Western liturgies by the hea ... discuss

Maurice Denis. The Road to Calvary/Montace au calvaire ou Le Calvaire. 1889.THE WAY TO CALVARYForming part of the procession, their presence making his impending death yet more shameful, are two convi ... discuss

 I didn't mean to go underground and neglect my blog for a week, but sometimes life is strong and busy stuff and the blog just takes a back seat.And sometimes, I'm reading an 1,100 page book.Rece ... discuss

We are living in interesting times. Very interesting times. It used to be that people could agree to disagree with each other and that's all there was to it. If you didn't like the cut of a man's jib ... discuss

Nikolay Gay. "Quod Est Veritas?" Christ and Pilate. 1890.The Passion of Our LordBEFORE PILATE: JESUS CHRIST, THE KINGThinking that in this way he might placate the hatred of the Jews, Pilate, took Jes ... discuss

(The Chant Café welcomes J. Richard Haefer, professor emeritus of music, Arizona State University, for a series of articles. This week, Dr. Haefer is writing to us from Popayán, Colombia, wh ... discuss

Outside my window...Tim Tonjes via Flickr licensed via cc.  I am thinking...My cousin Jerry is updating the family tree for our very large family.  (Jerry is my first cousin once remove ... discuss

Text:  John 12:20-43Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.On this day we wave palm branches and sing boldly in honor of Jesus coming into Jerusalem.  We ... discuss

-- The secular lay members of the Mystical Body of Christ have their own role to play in the history of salvation and a special dignity all our own that is different from that of priests and religious ... discuss

At Zion Lutheran Church, we just completed a Six-Part Lent Series on God's ten words for us as expressed in the Ten Commandments.  We focused on how the Lord protects his gifts through these divi ... discuss

Duccio di Buoninsegna. Maestà (back, central panel): Jesus Accused by the Pharisees. 1308-11.The Passion of Our LordPETER'S DENIALSJesus having been much ill-used, is led into one of the courtya ... 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

also Sunday of the Passion29 March AD 2015 The Sunday before His crucifixion, our Lord Christ rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. Accompanied by His disciples, He heard the people crying, "Hosanna!" Thi ... 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

Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By SOPHIE DRUFFNERSo the Jews said to him,“Now we are sure that you are possessed.Abraham died, as did the prophets, yet you say,‘ ... discuss

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\"You might be miseria (in misery) but standing right in front of you is Misericordia (mercy).\" Fr Barron  Great meditation today, one that everyone struggling with healing and forgiveness from ... discuss

Mar 26 - Homily: Just Who Jesus Is Father Joachim comments on today's Gospel, and encourages us to fully enter into the mysteries we celebrate these next two weeks. Ave Maria! Mass: Thursday 5th We ... discuss

Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By FR ALFONSE NAZZAROJesus said to the Jews: "Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever keeps my word will never see death."  So the Jews said t ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 6 of 6 Text:  Exodus 20:1-17 and 1 Timothy 6:3-10Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. God ... discuss

Mar 26 - Homily: Covenant of Life Fr. Alan on the need to follow God's covenant with its commandments and how this is the path to life and happiness in this world and the next. Ave Maria! Mass: Thu ... discuss

Mar 26 - Homily: Let It Sink In Let the Word of God really sink in by reviewing His teachings and meditating on Scripture. Ave Maria! Mass: Thursday 5th Week of Lent - Wkdy - Form: OF Readings: 1st ... 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

Wednesday if the Fifth Week of Lent(Click here for readings) By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“First he says, ‘Sacrifices and offerings,holocausts and sin offerings,you neither desired ... discuss

Just yesterday I was complaining that Lent was too Lent-y this year and I needed a break. Completely forgot that today's a Solemnity, and there is a little break from ascesis today.Pierre-Paul Pr ... discuss

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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

Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By FR ALFONSE NAZZAROJesus said to the Pharisees:  "I am going away and you will look for me, but you will die in your sin. ...You belong ... discuss

Mar 24 - Homily: Believe and Trust in Jesus Jesus continually teaches us to believe and to trust in Him. Ave Maria! Mass: Tuesday 5th Week of Lent - Wkdy - Form: OF Readings: 1st: num 21:4-9 Resp: ... discuss

Monday of the Fifth Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSThen the scribes and the Pharisees brought a womanwho had been caught in adulteryand made her stand in the middle.They ... discuss

Bogged Down in Lent? Here Are Five Prayer Pointers div> ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1. Father daughter danceWhat does a guy do the night before his 57th birthday?  He takes his 9-year-old daughter to the father-daughter dance ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Latin Words or Phrases Every Catholic Should Know by Matt Vander Vennet of Epic Pew - BigPulpit.com Pregnant but Still Want to Keep Lent? Eight Alternatives to Fasting – ... discuss

Mar 22 - Homily: Approaching His Passion Jesus in the Gospel begins to speak of His approaching Passion and death. Ave Maria! Mass: Sunday 5th Week of Lent - Sunday - Form: OF Readings: 1st: jer 31 ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 22, 2015 / 10:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Sunday invited members of Rome's homeless community to join volunteers in handing out copies of the Gospel to pilgrims in Saint ... discuss

By Tom and April Hoopes | User's Guide to Sunday, March 22 | Sunday, March 22, is the Fifth Sunday of Lent (Year B).   Feast Days March 25 is the Solemnity of the Annunciation. It co ... discuss

Here is the translation of Pope Francis' words before and after the recitation of the Angelus prayer to the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, In this Fif ... 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

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Passion Sunday is a term sometimes used to denote the fifth Sunday of Lent in the Christian liturgical calendar.In Traditional Catholic and Prayer Book Anglican circles, Passion Sunday continues to re ... discuss

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“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 never write about these stories because they make me physically ill, so I leave it to others. But it seems like this story is dying on the vine, and I’m not sure it should. And it’s Lent ... discuss

While an ordinary Catholic will no doubt be familiar with genuflecting.  After all, everyone is supposed to genuflect towards to Real Presence of our Lord in the Eucharist while in the Church. &n ... 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

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

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

Hot Air’s Ed Morrissey is once again guest-hosting the Drew Mariani Show on Relevant Radio, and this afternoon, around 3PM Eastern, I will be joining him to talk about many things, including Len ... discuss

This is a re-post from 2009, when Anne-with-an-e was 15:~~~~~When Anne-with-an-e was much younger, she was very sensitive. A picture of Jesus on the Cross could reduce her to tears. Singing certain hy ... discuss

March 17, 2015 If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these peoples.   St. PatrickDear Msgr. Brennan: I write this letter with deep regret for the way ... 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

What is from God? In the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD spoken by Jeremiah, the LORD inspired King Cyrus of Persia to issue this proclamation throughout ... discuss

Date: March 8, 2015 Place: St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church Scripture: John 2:13-22 When I was in college I was president of a student organization that brought in various speakers to address ... 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

Salami.So it's Friday, during Lent. Bacon.And as a good Catholic boy, I don't eat meat on Fridays during Lent.Kielbasa. Haggis. Bratwurst.Of course, being a vegetarian, I don't eat meat on any Fr ... discuss

The radio silence hasn't been because I've been enjoying the silence (though I have...). No, it was because I hit a serious case of writer's block. I wasn't even working on my new novel. Thankfully I ... 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

When my daughters were young, I wrote about "Lent with Young Children."We always did our Lamb of God calendar:We put beans in the Sacrifice Jar for every tiny, kind act, and every prayer sincerely utt ... discuss

2015 Zion Lutheran Lent SeriesGod's Ten Word's - For YouPart 4 of 6 Text: Exodus 20:1-17 and Matthew 5:21-26Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Tonigh ... discuss

Without warning, we here at man with black hat went on hiatus, for reasons to be explained herein. So much has happened in the Church and in the world during this time, much of which in the former rea ... discuss

(from the archives:)I want to share my three best tips for a meaningful Lent.They are:1. Go to confession.2. Go to confession.3. Go to confession.(And, if I haven't mentioned it lately, I also th ... discuss

If you live you your whole without any real want, if you have food to eat, a bed, warmth, clothes, and medical care how can you truly love the poor and desire to help them?  You need to experienc ... discuss

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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

/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

So far this Lent has been unlike any other I've ever had. I actually started my Lenten "penances" (giving up certain social media and instant messengers for a certain about of time) before Lent and I' ... discuss

I should face it: we'll never be able to afford a real pilgrimage. That's okay. I make a short pilgrimage every morning to the coffee pot, and there I am fueled for the prayers, works, joys, and suffe ... discuss

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Sometimes the test is almost impossible. God put Abraham to the test. He called to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am!” he replied. Then God said: “Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love ... discuss

The Sacrifice of Isaac, by Juan de Valdes Leal (1659).First Reading: Genesis 22:1-2,9-13,15-18Responsorial: Psalm 116:10,15-19Second Reading: Romans 8:31-34Gospel: Mark 9:2-10In today’s Gospel readi ... discuss

I have been thinking a lot about Lent and Easter.  I understand the joy of Easter in human terms.  It's like a great party trick, first our Savior was dead and now he isn't.  We had los ... discuss

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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

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

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

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

As someone drawn to Dominican spirituality, and as a Thomist, I read “Meditations for Lent” every spring. It is a perfect Lenten reflection and meditation book. This past Sunday, we heard ... discuss

So, some selected passages from tonight (Tuesday’s) canon. (tonight’s link is to Tuesday’s canon, and is the translation we used in our service tonight) (from the 3rd ode) In You, t ... discuss

This Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday mark the Lenten Ember Days.  I've written on the Ember days many times previously so I will not rehash the same information.  Instead I will offer a new ... discuss

At the Great Canon of St. Andrew. The Great Canon is, to put it mildly, a penitential 2×4 swung by a gorilla hitting you right between the eyes. An introduction can be found here. Here are the fi ... discuss

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First Reading: Genesis 9:8-15Psalm 25:4-6,7-9Second Reading: 1 Peter 3:18-22Gospel: Mark 1:12-15In the first reading, God makes a covenant with every mortal being on earth through Noah: “Never again ... discuss

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K-Lo just posted my exact feelings to her FB page:I need to get out of my mood where all I want to write in the column due in the morning is: REMEMBER NEVER AGAIN? Do you see what is happening to Chri ... discuss

It is my happy privilege to announce that the 2015 Virtual St. Joseph Altar is now open. It is an online version of the many St. Joseph Altars that are erected by Italians both in Italia as well as th ... discuss

Ash Wednesday, (February 18, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn 
(Matthew 6:1–6, 16–20) Part One of a Nine Part Series on the Lord’s Prayer ... discuss

This conversation just happened about 5 minutes ago:Me: You know what? I'm going to give up the internet after 8 p.m.;  9 p.m. today because I have a couple of things to finish.Mom: Are you sure ... 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

#AshWednesday. May your #Lent be Holy, contemplative, and fruitful. To help remind us what comes at the end I offer my video from a few years ago:   And for those that haven’t seen the new ... discuss

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"The observance of Lent is the very badge of the Christian warfare. By it we prove ourselves not to be enemies of the cross of Christ. By it we avert the scourges of divine justice. By it we gain stre ... discuss

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One of my oldest friends (who I've known for over a decade) doesn't like social media very much. She uses Facebook sparingly, doesn't have a Twitter account, and takes forever to reply to messages not ... discuss

Today is in the Byzantine Tradition is Cheesefare Sunday, in addition to being Forgiveness Sunday.  As the Orthodox Church website shares:The Sunday of Forgiveness is the last Sunday prior to ... discuss

St. Gregory PalamasQuestion: "To be Orthodox, must a person hold to the distinction in God between essence and energies?"Let me first ask a slightly different question: to be Orthodox, must a person u ... discuss

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Dr. George Demacopoulos of Fordham University recently posted an article entitled "Orthodox Fundamentalists," on the Greek Archdiocese's website. There are a number of problems with it that I think ne ... discuss

Lent, Amy Welborn, Michael Dubruiel, Catholic ... discuss

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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

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This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Take this and eat; this is my body” (Matt ... discuss

“On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, twelve drummers drumming ...”The reformed Roman calendar honors Saint John Nepomucene Neumann, a native of Bohemia and Redemptorist pries ... discuss

Each year I have made what I call "Catholic Resolutions."  These New Years Resolutions are not centered on losing weight, eating more healthy, or the like.  Rather, these resolutions each ye ... discuss

Text: Luke 1:26-38Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.In today’s Gospel reading we hear that the Angel Gabriel came to Mary in order to foretell the comin ... discuss

1. Mary of Nazareth: The Life of Our Lady in Pictures by Fr. Donald Calloway -- Ignatius Press, 2014I have this book and love it! It is one of the most inspirational books I have read! Beautiful ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 6, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Papal preacher Father Raniero Cantalamessa gave his first advent homily to Pope Francis, touching on the biblical meaning of the word peace ̵ ... discuss

The Publican and the Pharisee Question: "Christ gave a parable about the Pharisee and how he fasts twice a week (Luke 18:12). Why did the Orthodox adopt things Christ condemned in Scripture?"Nowh ... discuss

O’ happy fault, let us enter LENT with open hearts and penitent lips. For some helpful explanations and reminders about FASTING and ABSTINENCE check out St. Peter’s List Blog: The Idiot ... discuss

"I’m co-hosting in the Keeping Christ in Christmas Blog Carnival, along with Tina from Truly Rich Mom and Monica from Arma Dei: Equipping Catholic Families. We'll be sharing different ways ... discuss

Are you feeling pressured to have your holiest, Sacrifice and prayer-filled Lenten Journey this year? Do you ever find that you start out on Ash Wednesday with your ashes on your forehead and so many ... discuss

Holy Week is here! Do you feel like your children are ready for Holy Week? Are they ready to walk with Jesus? A couple of years ago, I had been stirring because I felt like my children were not really ... discuss

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Families are being pulled in many different directions these days. It seems as though there is not much time to spend together with each other as a family. Couple that with the fact that family values ... discuss

1. Okay kids, it's February 2010. That's early-mid 2010, right? So why am I still waiting for the digitization of the 1901 Irish census? Hmmm? Can't Ireland get on this? *******2. Problem: Part of my ... discuss

In honor of the Nativity Fast, which began today, my wife often dusts off her vegetarian cooking skills. On occasion, she makes her famous Navy bean chile, and something new, pumpkin corn bread. The p ... discuss

Credit:  www.christinemonohan.netSometimes I think that almost all Catholic blogs are written by just one person because they all sound exactly the same. No one ever seems to have an original th ... discuss

Pope Francis, preparing to execute a Judo throw on Patriarch BartholomewOn Pentecost, I was on Ancient Faith Today, which is hosted by Kevin Allen, and was on the show along with Fr. Matthew Baker, to ... discuss

Sometimes the connections below will seem a bit, um, whimsical, random, and loose.  Like loose tea leaves.  Or maybe more like what you’d find at a jumble sale where the books were sorted by a ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannJune 13th is the feast of St. Anthony of Padua. With it being so close to Father's Day, my dad has been on my mind, so I thought I would re-post this popular post I wrote last year a ... discuss

I was going to hold my tongue, please believe me. I’d already written a “Circular Catholic Firing Squad” post last week. I’ve already written posts explaining what I find valuable and admirabl ... discuss

Question: "When is an icon an icon? Do all depictions of Christ, even heterodox ones, deserve respect by not throwing them in the trash? Do Church bulletins that have crosses or even icons on them nee ... discuss

When I was in grade school, my younger brothers always had less homework than I did. I would look back on the previous year’s homework load and think to myself, “Wow, last year was so easy compare ... discuss

Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter(Click here for readings)  by Benedict Augustine  Jesus said to the crowds, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and who ... discuss

Hello all. Thank you for visiting Wondering Zygote Emeritus (WZE) blog for the last few months. My goal was to post all throughout Lent. It was mostly successful.After reading a few books on blogging ... discuss

Happy Easter! The Christian world feels like this: ...because we've just come through Lent, Holy Week, the Sacred Triduum and the Easter Vigil.I love the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursda ... discuss

Well, Lent "officially" ends today. However, I consider the next two days (Good Friday and Holy Saturday) to be a "Little Lent" because though it is a short period of time, they are the darkest days o ... discuss

“I gave my back to those who beat me, my cheeks to those who tore out my beard; My face I did not hide from insults and spitting. The Lord God is my help, therefore I am not disgraced;” (Isaiah 50 ... discuss

So I haven't blogged much in a while. For this  I apologize. Yes, I'm very busy, but so are we all. I have a million tiny things I could blog about, but I never find the time to do so becaus ... discuss

Lent 5Zion Lutheran Church, Marengo, ILEzekiel 37:1-14Lent is a good time to think about death. As good a time as any. It's a topic every man must face sooner or later. A topic we like to put away ... discuss

Lent 3a, (March 23, 2014) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (John 4:5–26) TITLE: “At the Well” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Ou ... discuss

/> Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (John 9) Sermon 3-30-14.mp3 TITLE: “Blind to Seeing” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Our text for ... discuss

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Lent 4March 30th, 2014John 9:1-41Our Savior Lutheran Church, Whitefish Bay, WIIt is part and parcel of our sinful nature to get things wrong. Turned around. Backwards, even.We make ourselves God, an ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 30, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler The Belgian priest and physicist, Monsignor Georges Lemaître died in 1966 after receiving news that his theory of the birth of the universe—wh ... discuss

8. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.Have I lied? Have I sworn falsely? Have I plagiarized or been academically dishonest? Have I gossiped? Have I revealed secrets or confidentia ... discuss

.: Chocolate Brownies with Mocha Frosting :.This is how we celebrated yesterday's Solemnity of the Incarnation.  Not really sure how something so dark and un-blue and un-white could symbolic ... discuss

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FROM THE PASTORMarch 23, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler When Shakespeare imagined what young King Henry V might have said before the Battle of Agincourt a century and a half before, he wrote one of the ... discuss

I haven’t been writing for a while, probably the longest stretch of non-writing I’ve had in the last few years.  I just haven’t been able to; just the simple act of putting pen to paper or ... discuss

[NOTE: This is my annual St. Patrick's Day post, originally posted on St. Patrick's Day 2005] Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!(Happy St. Patrick's Day!)As a Roman Catholic of Irish descent, I am, qui ... discuss

It's not too late to begin.... Matthew 26-28: Jesus' life-giving death offers a close look at the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ in Matthew's Gospel. It is a part of Loyola Press' Si ... discuss

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This year I am struggling with Lent or at least with what I have chosen to do for Lent.  Maybe that's good, it shows I chose something I need to work on, my relationship with food.  This has ... discuss

Traditional Catholic Prayers: O Kind Creator, bow thine earO kind Creator, bow thine earTo mark the cry, to know the tearBefore thy throne of mercy spentIn this thy holy fast of Lent.Our hearts are op ... discuss

Traditional Catholic Prayers: O Kind Creator, bow thine earO kind Creator, bow thine earTo mark the cry, to know the tearBefore thy throne of mercy spentIn this thy holy fast of Lent.Our hearts are op ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 9, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler Those who are in a position to do so are wise to consult an investment advisor, and at the start of Lent, it is not irreverent to say that the Lor ... discuss

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FROM THE PASTORMarch 2, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler Joseph Stalin was responsible for the deaths of around 20 million men, women and children by massacres, torture, starvation and execution. Figures ... discuss

IN just three days we will be in the Lenten season. We begin each Lent with Ash Wednesday as a reminder that we are dust and to dust we shall return (Gen. 3:19). It is good for everyone to consider ... discuss

Over the past few years it has been my blessed privledge to honor San Giuseppe by putting in a plug for the Virtual St. Joseph Altar that was started by Evann Duplantier in 1999. (This is the 16th yea ... discuss

--1-- The Podcast Is UpI swear I'm going to have to stop talking about the occult. Blogtalk Radio and Facebook are starting to SPAM me with how-tos for Satanism. Next week will be about putting your g ... discuss

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The Meatless Friday recipe team here at CatholicMom.com has been sharing favorite family recipes for several months now. As we approach the season of Lent, when all adult Catholics are called to absta ... discuss

I’m a Catholic mom. I’m a bless-us-oh-Lord before meals, teaching toddlers the sign of the cross, stockpiling children’s Mass books, no sweets during Lent kind of mom. I’m a saints’ names fo ... discuss

Lent Group Studies ... discuss

I remember in sixth grade asking one of my classmates, “How do you guys remember the names of all of these Catholic days and stuff?” I was referring to my confusion over Advent and Lent &# ... discuss

Benedictines of Mary have been featured on Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, Wall Street Journal, NPR, EWTN, Rome Reports, Billboard's #1 Classical Traditional Artist of 2012 & 2013, ... discuss

I want to walk with Jesus. I would also love to walk where he walked; to breath in the air of the Gospels and step into the sand that once dusted the straps of our Savior’s sandals.  In the Holy ... discuss

It's never too early to be thinking about Lent! (Ash Wednesday is March 5) Matthew 26-28: Jesus' life-giving death offers a close look at the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ in Matthe ... discuss

Book Details:   • Author: Kevin DeYoung   • Category: General Christian Interest   • Book Publisher: Crossway (2013)   •& ... discuss

When multi-Grammy award-winning singer and producer John Elefante started writing the lyrics for his song “This Time,” he had no intention of writing a “pro-life song,” and certainly didn’t ... discuss

 St. Peter's Roman Catholic ChurchWith today’s solemn celebration for the First Sunday of Advent, the Church now begins anew the liturgical year.  In the words of Servant of God Archbish ... discuss

1 December AD 2013 Out with the Old Year, in with the New Today begins the solemn season of Advent, a preparatory period as Christians ready themselves for both the celebration of Christ's coming at ... discuss

I'm no apologist for the North Korean government.  That said...Although it's certainly possible that 80 people were in fact publicly executed, JoongAng Ilbo is one of several Korean newspapers ac ... discuss

1. Okay kids, it's February 2010. That's early-mid 2010, right? So why am I still waiting for the digitization of the 1901 Irish census? Hmmm? Can't Ireland get on this? *******2. Problem: Part of my ... discuss

Obama's Beached Whale: Obamacare Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Obamacare—the Affordable Care Act—will not be defunded and the government will not be shut down. Obamacare is a putrefying ... discuss

Pentecost 19, 2013 (September 22) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Luke 16:1–13 sermon 9-22-13 TITLE: “Nothing Left to Lose” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the L ... discuss

Quebec Premier Pauline Marois has lent support to a "Charter of Quebec Values" that would ban the wearing of religious garb and crucifixes by public employees. The plan would "prohibit ...… Rea ... discuss

20 August, Old Testament Samuel was the final Old Testament judge. Besides Deborah and an anonymous man in Judges 6:7-10 first prophet mentioned after Moses, although we could consider some of the oth ... discuss

A monk from Esphigemenou monaster, about to toss a Molotov cocktail.Question: "The Esphigmenou monastery [on Mount Athos] has recently made headlines; what is happening with them and why are the monks ... discuss

Shandon, Ca – Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today. “Our Priests for Life team learned with sadness yesterday of the passing of Judge Willi ... discuss

"Said the robin to the sparrow,'I should really like to know,Why these anxious human beings Rush about and worry so.'"Said the sparrow to the robin,'Friend I think that it must be,That they have no He ... discuss

___________________________________“…it would be hard to find anyone who was more truly a man for all seasons and all men…”~ Erasmus, 1521 ___________________________________ Execution of S ... discuss




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