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By Caitlin Bootsma During Lent, I’ve often meditated on what role I would play in Christ’s Passion. Would I be Simon of Cyrene, helping to carry Christ’s Cross? Would I be one of the holy women ... discuss

It is a historical reality that successful societies, nations and the like eventually reach a point of maturity, and then proceed to transition into something else, burn out, or become the victims of ... discuss

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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

Vatican City, Feb 27, 2015 / 04:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- While Pope Francis has altered the custom of his predecessors by leaving the Vatican for his yearly Lenten retreat, one priest tells CNA the pon ... discuss

“That the Bible is God’s word and book I prove thus:  All things that have been, and are, in the world, and the manner of their being, are described in the first book of Moses on the crea ... discuss

Born 26 February AD 1530; transferred from 25 June David Chytraeus (Chyträus) was born in Ingelfingen, Württemberg on 26 February 1531 to Matthew and Barbara Kochhafe. Kochhafe (German) and χυτ ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Paula Montal Fornés (1799 - 1889), foundress of the Daughters of Mary, Sisters of Pious Schools.Paula was born in a small seaside village near Barcelona, Spain in 1799 to Ra ... discuss

Thomas Merton was not perfect, and he might not have been a saint. But he was indeed a master of the spiritual life, and his life and work had a profound effect on me and an army of others around the ... discuss

Pope Francis departed on Sunday afternoon to Casa Divin Maestro (Divine Master House) in the town of Arriccia, located in the outskirts of Rome, where he will participate in the annual Lenten Spiritu ... discuss

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Icon of the 21 Coptic Holy New Martyrs Written by Tony Rezk(Click on it to enlarge it)Brothers and Sisters: May the Peace of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ be with all of you.This, according to Vati ... discuss

Getting to the Point: You Know, It Turns Out That We're NOT Supposed to ...: O Lord, Master of my life, grant that I may not be infected with the spirit of slothfulness and faint-heartedness, of ambit ... discuss

From WVIA: WVIA’s next Simply Grand Concert on March 22, 2015 features soprano Barbara Liberasky-Nowicki and pianist Carol Ann Aicher in a program titled, Art Song Treasures of Poland PITTSTON, ... discuss

There are many, many passages that condemn the abuse of alcohol, that condemn drunkenness.  That these things are wrong, there is no debate. If it violates your conscience, by all means, do not drink ... discuss

 Two Wine Theory, part I Previously I wrote about the history of the two wine theory (see link above). I don’t have discuss this issue terribly often because my fellowship is teetotalling.  I ... discuss

Yesterday I was told a story that I can't confirm whether or not it actually happened but it was good to hear because it reminded me of something I (and, let's be real, most people) sometimes do: judg ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. “What about the soul? Will the soundness of a soul consist in disorder or rather in a certain order and proportion?”—Socrates, Gorgias Psychological studies and soc ... discuss

Far be it from me to use this blog as a platform to ever vent my personal frustrations or complaints, but I just wanna say this: I’m tired of New York. Really tired. Don’t get me wrong, ... discuss

Sin. I can’t live with it, but time and time again I have proven that I’m just not able to live without it. I know that I have been freed from sin—freed from the power of sin—and y ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. As Lent, the collective penitential season, is upon us, Catholics often wonder why penance is so important if confession forgives sin. Usually in the confessional, a priest giv ... discuss

  From: bordercop Sent: Monday, February 09, 2015 Subject: WOW !! WOW !! AND WOW AGAIN !! Feel free to check this out using the Snopes web site address at the end. 95 year old he ... discuss

PRINCIPAL Education: Elementary, FT ContractSan Francisco de Asis Parish (Flagstaff, AZ)The candidate must be a practicing, faith-filled Catholic, possess a Master's degree in Educational Administrati ... discuss

Growing up in a small country town our way of life reflected much of America. Our teachers were many but our parents were the primary influence. We had rules at home we lived by and each home had un ... discuss

The saint of the day for February 16 is St. Gilbert (1083-1189), founder of the Gilbertine order, which consisted of a double monastery of canons regular and nuns.Gilbert was born at Sempringham, near ... discuss

If you're confused by the seemingly contradictory things Francis says, understand that he is a master of the time-honored distinction in Catholicism between doctrine and the pastoral application of do ... discuss

15 February, New Testament Philemon was a prominent first-century Christian who owned a slave named Onesimus. While the name "Onesimus" means "useful," Onesimus proved himself "useless. (Philemon 11) ... discuss

Creativity is imagination, and imagination is the secret ingredient of any kind of achievement. As much as we work to raise knowledgeable kids who can master the three R’s, science and history, we h ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Feb 11, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA).- Valentine’s Day plans do not typically include domestic abuse. Yet thousands of couples are already pre-purchasing their movie tickets for “ ... discuss

DEAN, SCHOOL OF NURSING AND DIRECTOR OF MSN AND PMC Education: University/College, FT EmployeeAquinas College (Nashville, TN)POSITION DESCRIPTION: Dean, School of Nursing and Director, Master of Scien ... discuss

Babbitt I found this depressing, but you’re supposed to. It’s also funny if you like biting satire (I do). Reader Review: Sinclair Lewis’ 1922 novel/expose highlights the shallowness ... 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

  Resigned PNP Chief Alan PurisimaGrand Master of the Masons of the PhilippinesDefense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, Senior Grand Warden of the Grand Lodge of the Philippines Those be ... discuss

by Rolley Haggard: Most evangelicals, consciously or unconsciously, gauge the spiritual health of a given church or ministry at least to some extent by its emphasis on missions, which is to say, on ... discuss

I’ve shared a couple other ideas of activities the kids can do at home to help them understand and make some observations of their own about air pressure. My goal here is not to give them a scr ... discuss

Summer of Hope (Serendipity Series Book 1) Blurb: After her twin brother’s death, sixteen-year-old Callie shuts down. Forced to go to her family’s summer beach house, she resolves to erase the pai ... discuss

George Washington said, “Government is not reason, nor eloquence. It is force. And like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearsome master." The IRS has ruined Dr. Kent Hovind's life. It is a s ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. This is Part V of a series; find Part I here, Part II here, Part III here, and Part IV here. So many have looked to and continue to look to the Catholic Church as a reliab ... discuss

(from the archives): (The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1631) Today is the Feast of Candlemas ... the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Presentation of Christ in ... discuss

On Saturday, the women at our church listened to this sermon by Ligon Duncan. Hands down, it’s one of the most powerful presentations of the Gospel I’ve ever heard.  He expounds upon Numb ... discuss

Christ the King and Redeemer Lutheran Churches, Racine, WIMark 1:21-28“Fides Qua and Fides Quae”There are some handy Latin phrases that every good Lutheran pastor and theologian needs to know, and ... discuss

1. Art has always been fascinating to me, especially Catholic art. I have my own small collection of statues, paintings, crucifixes, and other objects of art. I also enjoy portrait sketching and paint ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: “Life, especially human life, belongs only to God ... discuss

From Medieval Saints on Yahoo and the Experience ProjectThomas, son of the count of Aquino, (b. 1225-d. 1274) was first trained at the Benedictine abbey of Montecassino, and here, even in ch ... discuss

In recent days I have been amazed and sickened by some of the vicious comments I have heard directed at Chris Kyle, the soldier portrayed in the new movie American Sniper, and I felt I could help peop ... discuss

I stumbled upon a pretty awesome articulation of the theology of priestly celibacy from the 7th century. This defense of priestly celibacy from the patristic era is a very pithy and theologically load ... 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

CHICAGO, Jan. 5, 2015 /Christian Newswire -- The 10th Anniversary of the March for Life Chicago, on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 2 p.m. (Central), will share multiple perspectives of the pro-life st ... discuss

A smart way to look forward is to look back first. After all, they say that you are doomed to repeat history if you don’t study it. I always like to start my year off with reflection. This year ... discuss

From Trib Total Media: Polish culture, music backbones of man’s life Ś.P. Donald Mushalko devoted his life to music and to keeping Polish culture alive in the Pittsburgh region. The outgoing a ... discuss

Master of the Winking Eyes, Madonna & ChildAnother for your tickle-me-Jesus collection. Like yesterday's, on display through April at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. From Pope Francis' ... 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

“You’re beginning something pretty important, and it will be forever.”On this day in 1954, actor Denzel Washington, professional wrestler Lanny Poffo, and magazine editor and morning news anchor ... discuss

Science is the process of determining the behavior of matter (the universe) using observation, testing (controlled observation), and reason; with reason defined as the ability to observe, comprehend a ... discuss

“On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, two turtle doves ...”Last week, the President of the United States, in effect, declared "Boxing Day" as a paid holiday for federal employe ... discuss

I suppose life is simpler when you're young, because the world itself is simpler. My dad used to say as much when I was little. Was the world really so complicated when I was young and he was older? I ... discuss

Most of these titles are set in the time of or are about George III of England, or the American Revolutionary War. Most of them I found in the children’s magazine St. Nicholas, Volume 41, Part 1 ... discuss

Woody, Sulley, Buzz Lightyear, Bullseye, Lightning McQueen, Angus, Mike Wazowski, U-Command, and my favorite Dr. Evil Porkchop.  Here is a collection of some of the famous and not so famous chara ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 19 min. 41 sec. | 9.13 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 277 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

Today we remember Blessed Phillip Rinaldi, a Salesian priest.Phillip was born on May 28, 1856 at Lu Monferrato (Alessandria). Philip met Don Bosco at age 5, and at the age of 22, joined him in the Sal ... discuss

The following excerpt from The Well and the Shallows was posted today at the American Chesterton Society, and I enjoyed it so much I am shamelessly re-posting the entire thing here.(Photo Source)I hop ... discuss

We had a serious discussion prior to getting married, my Hero Husband and I.  I was determined to not marry someone who even believed divorce was an option.  So I put my beloved to the test. ... discuss

Pennant Hills, Australia, Dec 1, 2014 / 08:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Peter Comensoli, a former auxiliary of the Sydney archdiocese, has been appointed Bishop of Broken Bay and said he is both hum ... discuss

Vigil of Saint Andrew the Apostle The following is taken from Saint Andrew Daily Missal and the Marian Missal , 1945 Bio: Catholic Encyclopedia 1913 edition Today is the last day of th ... discuss

Text:  Luke 17:11-19Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.During this time of year millions of people are making trips to gather together with family and frie ... discuss

“Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise on the harp to our God: Who covers the heaven with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, who makes grass to grow on the mountains.”  AK ... discuss

The trouble with a series on productivity is that it can just keep going forever. Our work is never complete and we never fully master the best use of our time and opportunities. Our God-given ... discuss

“These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also, and Jason has received them, and they are all acting against the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesu ... discuss

23 November AD 100 Saint Clement (ca. A.D. 35–100) is remembered for establishing the pattern of apostolic authority that governed the Christian Church during the first and second centuries. He ins ... discuss

Guy Fawkes or The Gunpowder Treason Extract: More than two hundred and thirty-five years ago, or, to speak with greater precision, in 1605, at the latter end of June, it was rumoured one morning in M ... discuss

The Emperor Constantine CopronymousQuestion: "I have heard it argued that since the time of Constantine, the Orthodox Church has been under the thumb of the state, and has done whatever the powers tha ... discuss

What Makes a Christian Powerful By Joe Smith Edited by Doug Wooley, 9/20/1988 Revised by Jay Rogers, 10/8/2015 Joe Smith is survived by his wife Katie in Wesley Chapel, Florida. Joe Smith wa ... discuss

This video of ships being tossed around and almost capsized by massive ocean waves is basically what many have characterized as the condition of the Catholic Church following the Synod on the Family. ... discuss

charge: an amount of electricity; the responsibility of managing or watching over something; the amount of an explosive material (such as dynamite) that is used in a single blast; an obligation or req ... discuss

Jean Heimann, the author of Seven Saints for Seven Virtues had a wonderful Catholic mother. She modeled charity in action; she baked goodies for neighbors, nursed her sick and cranky father in his fin ... discuss

To hear some people talk, apparently exhorting believers to repent of their apathy towards abortion and to love justice and mercy is putting the Church in imminent danger! I will be the first to admit ... discuss

Sculptor Sister Mary Paula Beierschmitt, I.H.M., founder of the American Academy of the Sacred Arts in South Philadelphia and friend to the pro-life movement, died suddenly on September 28, 2013.  B ... discuss

Not everything Biblical is Christian, part 8. See part one, two, three, four, five, six and seven to catch up. See the briefest of reviews at the bottom.Dear Jo ... discuss

Cameron is a seminary student at the Master’s Seminary in the greater Los Angeles area. He also works at Grace to You, the media ministry of pastor John MacArthur. Cameron has a blog called  ... discuss

First... it's been several months since my last post. I didn't realize it was that long!Ah, life. May involved my oldest daughter graduating from college and a trip to California for that. June saw a ... discuss

Not much to say when a master explains it all. Just read this.Although I will say I thought about and spoke about the very idea of true friendship over 20 years ago. ( Yes I am getting old.) ... discuss

"Very rarely did we communicate through the press anything that we didn't absolutely control," said Anita Dunn. "One of the reasons we did so many of the David Plouffe videos was not just for our supp ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 14 A, 2014 Scripture: Romans 10:5-15 Last week we considered Romans 9:1-5, where Paul opens his consideration of the fact that the bulk of the Jewish people did not accept Jesu ... discuss

9 August AD 1976 Lutheran pastor and theologian Hermann Otto Erich Sasse was born on 17 July 1895 at Sonnewalde, Lower Lusatia (Lausitz), Germany. He was the eldest of five children born to pharmacis ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 The Wandering Jew by Gustav Dore. A Medieval legend about a Jew who taunted Chri ... discuss

Fr. Tom is always thought provoking. Here's an email he sent today with my comments in red. Remember, liberalism is a sin because it replaces God with man and His wisdom with big utopian ideas spawned ... discuss

Richard Bennett originally comes from Ireland. He was trained by Jesuits in his early years, and received eight years of theological instruction and preparation for the priesthood with the Dominican ... discuss

I have a dilemma. It has come unexpectedly although should have been anticipated from the inception of our residential care ministry tostreet children here, in The Philippines.I am a mother. It's my c ... discuss

Text: Matthew 10:5a, 21-33In the name of the Father, and of the  Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.You and I are not masters and teachers.  We are servants and disciples.  We are t ... discuss

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. So the childhood saying goes. But I found it to be hollow, when I was teased as a child. Names hurt. The ridicule of man has an ... discuss

It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air – there’s the rub, the task.  ~ ... 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

Previously, I began this series with an introduction to the issue, and a look at the differences between the Pre-Tribulational and the Pre-Wrath views of the rapture of the church. “RaptureR ... discuss

The Star-Spangled Banner, which can be seen at the National Museum of American History.  by Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass & Diana Schaub, Intercollegiate Review: Can the American flag contribute to a ... 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

Northland International University (formerly Northland Baptist Bible College) just announced a formal partnership with The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. NIU President, Danie ... discuss

Justin Edwards has recently written a set of articles against us (and Russell Hunter in particular), claiming that "our teaching is deceptive" and that by it we put "the Body of Christ in imminent dan ... discuss

I say this every year, but that's just because it is always true. First is Easter, then is Christmas, then is ... my birthday!Some people ignore their birthdays or don't want much fuss made. Not me. E ... 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

This week, Holy Week, is the pinnacle of the commemoration and expression of our Catholic faith. The Paschal Mystery of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and the Easter Vigil of Holy Saturday is the event ... discuss

T The investment of postulants with the scapular and cord takes place ordinarily twice a year at the monthly fraternity meeting of the Order. Only under special circumstances should private inves ... discuss

Today at 16:57 Universal Time, the sun crossed the celestial equator.  That means the point on the earth where the center of the sun was directly overhead was on the equator; the sun reached zeni ... discuss

***Spoilers Alert!*** So, Morgan Freeman's character Vitruvius (accent on "tru"; on the right in the picture below) revealed a prophesy in The Lego Movie that was pretty silly.Image source: http://3.b ... discuss

"O you poor and silly and thoughtless and unreflecting and senseless Galatians! Who has fascinated or bewitched or cast a spell over you, unto whom—right before your very eyes—Jesus Christ (the Me ... discuss

In a politically sensitive judgment, the Master of the Rolls, Sir John Dyson, has ruled that the High Court must investigate the political intervention by Boris Johnson banning a Christian advertiseme ... discuss

John Burger is a free-lance writer covering mostly topics in Catholicism. He holds a Master of Arts degree in English from Iowa State University and has worked as a reporter and editor at the National ... discuss

A Call for Unity Ecce quam bonum et quam iucundum... The division of the Traditional Catholic world was a master stroke by the enemies of the 1962 Missal and of the Roman Catechism. They have managed ... discuss

The biblical master narrative serves as a framework for the cognitive principles that allow the formation of an authentically Christian worldview. Many Christians rush to develop what they will call a ... discuss

A Call for Unity Ecce quam bonum et quam iucundum... The division of the Traditional Catholic world was a master stroke by the enemies of the 1962 Missal and of the Roman Catechism. They have managed ... discuss

The Nordic philosopher and priest Anders Chydenius (1729-1803) — the “Adam Smith of the North” — once asked: Would the Great Master, who adorns the valley with flowers and covers the cliff it ... discuss

The Nordic philosopher and priest Anders Chydenius (1729-1803) — the “Adam Smith of the North” — once asked:Would the Great Master, who adorns the valley with flowers and covers the cl ... discuss

Doug Kmiec has, apparently, gone off the deep end. Seriously, I got nothing. In fact, this latest cry for attention is ... well ... just sad:... Since he has returned, I’ve followed his curious post ... discuss

Ecce quam bonum et quam iucundum... The division of the Traditional Catholic world was a master stroke by the enemies of the 1962 Missal and of the Roman Catechism. They have managed to sow discord be ... discuss

by Hans Johnson Watch the reaction of a little girl meeting her father’s twin brother for the first time. It rivals those from Jack Benny, the master of the double take. You can hear mom burst o ... discuss

The March Hare with Alice, the Dormouse,and the Hatter from Alice’s Adventuresin Wonderland (Photo credit: Wikipedia) by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: One year ago, between the re-election ... discuss

Prayers please! Just got word that my baby sister is headed to the hospital in labor with my nephew. A Prayer to St. Gerard for Safe Delivery O great Saint Gerard, beloved servant of Jesus Christ, p ... discuss

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina was an Italian layman who was born around 1525 at or near Rome, into a world in which most the greatest musicians and composers of Europe were clerics, and disproporti ... discuss

Henry Siddons Mowbray, The Magi, 1915Did you ever stop to consider the humility of the three wise men who paid homage to the Jesus? They are called kings, wise men and astrologers. We can deduce tha ... discuss

Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson (1871-1914)Some of the most worthwhile literature, both fiction and non-fiction, is that which leads us to other worthwhile literature.  I came upon something interesting ... discuss

Hussein Obama: Miss me yet? (It is virtually impossible to find anything on your vacation much less pictures Barack. It seems awfully strange that I can't even find pictures or videos captured by Mr. ... discuss

T Fra Chris Dickson, F.L.A.The Carmelite Monks of Wyoming Mystic Monk Coffee is roasted by the Carmelite Monks, a Roman Catholic monastery in the silence and solitude of the Rocky Mountains of n ... discuss

December 14th is the feast of St. John of the Cross, priest and doctor of the Church.St. John of the Cross (along with St. Teresa of Avila) is one of the founders of the Discalced Carmelites and today ... discuss

The have nots become the haves, fulfilling the goal of the Alinsky inspired community organizing program which has become Americas master plan. As the have nots rise to become the haves and the haves ... discuss

I am getting sick of all the so-called "conservative" Catholics and their dimwitted supporters in the comboxes lambasting Pope Francis for what he said in his recent Apostolic Exhortation.If any of th ... discuss

From Genesis 3:9-15, 20:After the man, Adam, had eaten of the tree, the Lord God called to the man and asked him, “Where are you?” He answered, “I heard you in the garden; but I was afraid, beca ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for December 3 is St. Francis Xavier.This saint, one of the Church's most illustrious missionaries, came from a noble Basque family in Spain. He studied at the University of Paris ... discuss

Clare Daly TDMatthew McCusker, one of the authors of SPUC's youth blog, has sent me kindly his reflections on eugenics and the pro-abortion campaign in Ireland, below: "In a recent blogpost Pat Buckle ... discuss

I've been having yet another discussion about Transubstantiation with a Protestant - a very good man and a very smart one. And I've been thinking of a way to explain it by analogy in terms that someon ... 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

From Isaiah 2:1-5 NAB:This is what Isaiah, son of Amoz, saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. In days to come, The mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest mountain and raised ... discuss

Text: Matthew 21:1-11Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Does it not seem odd that on the first day of Advent that our Gospel lesson for today was on Jesus comin ... discuss

Yesterday, Today, and Always “Therefore, stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour of night when the thief ... discuss

All the cool kids these days are talking about the idea of “life as story.” This was the theme of Donald Miller’s 2011 book A Million Miles In A Thousand Years: How I Learned To Liv ... discuss

7 Quick Takes - Hosted at --- 1 ---I apologize that I have been horrible at blogging lately, I've been horrible at writing lately.  I feel as though I've been horrible a ... discuss

I went to see the Dale Chihuly exhibit at the Montreal Museum for Fine arts. Chihuly is a master glass artist. I love glasswork. I am also a big fan of Rene Lalique. Chihuly's ... discuss

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames—————Cathaoirleach, thank you for the opportunity to speak. I want to thank Senators Feargal Quinn and Mary Anne O’Brien for moving my Reasoned Amendment to this ... discuss

The below document provides a short answer to the latest claims that have been made by Minister James Reilly and supported by An Taoiseach and others in recent days and weeks.These claims are simply n ... discuss

In honor of the 496th anniversary of the Reformation, and as is annual tradition here at Echo Zoe, I give you the Reformation Polka, and all 95 of Luther’s Theses: Out of love and concern f ... discuss

Cross-posted from NLM: a concert performance of the Mozart Requiem will be sung by Westminster Cathedral Choir on Wednesday 13th November 2013 at 7.30pm. The full programme and details are below: ... discuss

I'm sure you've read the story of Andy Lopez, the 13 year old boy who was shot and killed by police for carrying a toy gun. I've been reading a lot of people's reactions and I thought I'd chime in wit ... discuss

As today is the traditional Feast of Christ the King (as it is the last Sunday of October), I present the encyclical Quas Primas of His Holiness Pope XI.  There is no more appropriate reflection ... discuss

Christianity, before being a moral or an ethic, is the event of love, it is the acceptance of the Person of Jesus.Pope Benedict XVII love the Traditional Latin Mass, which in many circles defines me a ... discuss

INTROIT If Thou, O Lord, shalt observe iniquities; Lord, who shall endure it? for with Thee there is merciful forgiveness, O God of Israel. Ps. 129:1-2. Out of the depths have I cried to Th ... discuss

The Saints of the Day for October 16 are St. Hedwig and St. Margaret Mary Alacoque.St. Hedwig Hedwig was born in 1174 in Bavaria, the daughter of the Duke of Croatia. She was the maternal aunt of St. ... discuss

When Henry VIII of England died, he left three heirs: his son Edward and his two daughters, Mary and Elizabeth. Edward succeeded to the throne and was a staunch Anglican (or at least his advisors were ... discuss

 Heather Zichal Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The news on Monday, October 7th, included a notice that Heather Zichal would be leaving her White House job as Obama’s “top adviser on env ... discuss

Food stamps courtesy of Colorado Peak Politics. On Saturday, a routine backup test by Xerox crashed the food stamp EBT system.  For several hours, the EBT cards used to trade food stamps for food wou ... discuss

Sunday of the Twenty-Eighth Week In Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)As Jesus was entering a village, ten lepers met him.  They stood at a distance from him and raised their voices, saying, ... discuss

by Jean M. Heimann, M.S. TheologyOctober 1st is the feast of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, a saint who is very dear to my heart. Over the years, she has been a close friend and a powerful intercessor for ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: On the conservative side of the political spectrum, we frequently refer to liberals as “low information voters”, a nice way of saying they are stupid. From their ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I have been trying to remember when there was so much anger between the Democrats and Republicans. Or maybe I should say between liberals and conservatives? Or mayb ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma Who could forget the thrill of being one of thousands, even millions, of young Catholics awaiting the arrival of Pope John Paul II to one of the many World Youth Days he attended? I ... discuss

Genesis 3:19-9 is the most tragic section in the whole Bible. It talks about the fall of Adam and Eve. In the text, Eve, who could be called the first enthusiast, departs from the quintessential ... discuss

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Lexington, MISeptember 22nd, 201318th Sunday after PentecostLuke 16:1-15Grace mercy and peace....Today we come to a difficult Gospel reading.  I have to tell you ... discuss

A Teacher and Her Student Thessaly La Force, Vice The Robot and the Master Jonathan Pageau, Orthodox Arts Journal An Argument Against Christian Materialism on a Pro-Life View Alexander Pruss’ ... 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

1). If you are a photographer who does not want to take pictures for a gay wedding, either submit to the gay mafia, or be put out of business: N.M. Supreme Court: Photographers Can't Refuse Gay Weddin ... discuss

We are called to be shrewd stewards And the master commended that dishonest steward for acting prudently. “For the children of this world are more prudent in dealing with their own generation than ... discuss

"And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?" Matthew 21:16Lord, I pray fo ... discuss

Scripture: Lectionary 441. Sept.13. I Timothy 1:1-2,12-14.  Psalm 16:1-2, 5,7-8, 11. Luke 6:39-42: Today’s Scriptures USCCB Video Reflection Saints of the Day Watch this video on YouTube. Morni ... discuss

Madrid, Spain, Sep 12, 2013 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church’s social doctrine is central for the life of the faithful, said a Spanish priest, and widespread ignorance of that doctrine is ... discuss

THE MAN FROM ISSACHAR An Address Delivered in the City of Washington, D.C. upon the inauguration of Russell D. Moore as President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern B ... discuss

Perry's Victory on Lake Erie by Currier and Ives.A copy of this print hangs in my bathroom.On this day 200 years ago - 10 September 1813, Master Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry, United States Navy, won ... discuss

I had an idea about this blog posting and decided to scrap it, as it sounded too angry. However, this story here, which comes via the LA Times, is about the human cost of war. Quote: One night her hus ... discuss

(Fox News) A 19-year Air Force veteran who was relieved of his duties because he disagreed with his openly gay commander over gay marriage is now facing a formal investigation after he told me his sto ... discuss

Via Breitbart: Updating our earlier report on Senior Master Sergeant Phillip Monk, a Christian serving in the Air Force whose unit is now commanded by a lesbian: according to Monk’s complaint file ... discuss

Wong Kar Wai’s latest film, The Grandmaster, is by turns elegant and frustrating, beautiful and hard to track, sumptuous and spartan. The Grandmaster chronicles the journey of Ip Man (Tony Leung), a ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. Recently I saw an ad for the “10 commandments of caring” on the internet. It was produced by the HCR Manor Care Company, which has rest homes around the country. While it i ... discuss

These are actually from last week but since I didn't post anything last week (and haven't for a week due to busy schedule and illness), I am using them for this week's post.1. You know how I love futb ... discuss

By Fr. Brian Thomas Becket Mullady, O.P. There are a number of philosophical theories about the origin of human society. There are two extreme positions. One is the Social Contract theory dear to Hobb ... discuss

The Life Institute has said that the Irish Times has reached a new low in misreporting on abortion by running a headline today which claimed that the first 'abortion' had been carried out under the pr ... discuss

Tweetby Catherine ShentonAbortion is not the only problem in the world. Ending abortion would not make the world perfect. There are countless worthwhile things to do with one’s life, the common thre ... discuss

Pope Francis allegedly performed and exorcism By now, many of you have probably heard about the “Pope Francis Exorcism“ that was caught on tape. The media is in such a frenzy over this tha ... discuss

Archbishop Piero Marini So, Damian Thompson of the Telegraph has a rather interesting, but troubling, report about some moves that may be in the works in the Vatican: I’m hearing horrible rumour ... discuss

Every now and then, mama has to purge her shelves to make room for new shiny things we hope to use (or furry things that like to stare at us). Secretly, most of the time we purge just because we coul ... discuss

The Collect.ALMIGHTY and merciful God, of whose only gift it cometh that thy faithful people do unto thee true and laudable service; Grant, we beseech thee, that we may so faithfully serve thee in thi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Proper of Seasons: 155 Psalter: Sunday, Week I, 661 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 627 Psalter: Sunday, Week I, 712 Ev ... discuss

SAN ANTONIO –  A Christian legal organization has filed an equal opportunity military complaint after a Christian Air Force veteran was relieved of his duties and reassigned to another facility ... discuss

In its rush to vindicate Ireland’s recent abortion legislation, the Irish Times again misled its readers today by claiming that the nation’s “first abortion” had been carried out under the new ... discuss

Source.From #48: The Gnostics held that there are two kinds of faith: a crude, imperfect faith suited to the masses, which remained at the level of Jesus' flesh and the contemplation of his mysteries; ... discuss

Rimini, Italy, Aug 20, 2013 / 12:07 am (CNA).- Pope Francis welcomed the 34th Rimini Meeting, an annual gathering organized by the lay movement Communion and Liberation, by encouraging participants to ... discuss

In honor of the 495th anniversary of the Reformation, I give you the Reformation Polka, and all 95 of Luther’s Theses: Out of love and concern for the truth, and with the object of elicitin ... discuss

Good news from St. Joseph Church bulletin: Dear parishioners and friends of St. Joseph Parish,In Advent of 2012, we introduced the Third Edition of the Roman Missal at our Parish Masses. This new ... discuss

Good news from St. Joseph Church bulletin: Dear parishioners and friends of St. Joseph Parish,In Advent of 2012, we introduced the Third Edition of the Roman Missal at our Parish Masses. This new ... discuss

On the feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe, known in the Catholic world for being a master at the use of the media of his day to spread the Gospel, the LA Times published a piece about JP Catholic Universit ... discuss

"See that you are dressed for action and have lamps lit - be like men waiting for their master to return."Today the readings call us to a deep attitude of faith and trust in the providence of God and ... discuss

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenPretty much everyone knows that JRR Tolkien was the pre-eminent fantasy writer of the past century, if not all time. His writing contains uniquely invented languages, epic ba ... discuss

9 August AD 1976 Lutheran pastor and theologian Hermann Otto Erich Sasse was born on 17 July 1895 at Sonnewalde, Lower Lusatia (Lausitz), Germany. He was the eldest of five children born to pharmacist ... discuss

Sometimes I feel like I’m losing the battle against time. Hours or days will go by with me thinking, Where did my time go? Why can’t I complete my to-do lists? I often end up feeling depr ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 68 Psalter: Wednesday, Week II, 855 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Wedne ... discuss

This feast day reminds us that our end is God. Every person will finally and ultimately bow before the judgement seat of the Lord. With this in mind, may we give our selves, our souls and bodies, to b ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionOn July 31, 2013, the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) in Britain decided in the Nicklinson case that no exception would be crea ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORJuly 28, 2013by Fr. George W. Rutler My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,   At Noon on September 17, 2001, I became your Pastor, and at Noon on August 1 in this year of 2 ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma Thank goodness for the sexual revolution, right? Now women can be free—unfettered by the standards of morality and religion—and truly own their own sexuality. This is the underl ... discuss

This is big news in the stem cell arena. Scientists from China have reprogrammed adult mouse cells to a pluripotent state with a few chemicals. Previously, researchers used genes inserted into th ... discuss

By Don SimmonsI have long ago thrown away my last copy of "How To Win Friends and Influence People", as I have come to an understanding of Pro. 29:25, "The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts ... discuss

My dear Virginia,[Not her real name…her real name is Bessie. But gee, others have started essays like this and I couldn't resist.]First, know that God loves you very much. Second? So do I!It has tro ... discuss

://" title="I Am Ruth"> “Entreat me not to leave you, Or to turn back from following after you; For wherever you go, I will go; And wherever yo ... discuss

The face of an angel: Servant of God Augustine Tolton (1854-1897).He hath put down the mighty from their seat, and hath exalted the humble.  Luke 1:52Augustine Tolton began life on a Missouri pla ... discuss

This morning, I awoke with a particular song on my heart, so I wanted to post it here.  When this song is sung in our church, there is such reverence for the Lord.  There is not a lot of lou ... discuss




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