Topic: observance

Although Ember Days are no longer considered required in mainstream Roman Catholicism following Vatican II, they can - and should - still be observed by the Faithful. In fact, many Traditional prie ... 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

Salute Royal British Legion & Combat Stress - Remembering PTSD and GWS on Remembrance SundayToday, on Remembrance Sunday, while watching BBC1 TV coverage of the memorial ceremony from the Cenotaph in ... discuss

“It is one of the curious things in life that Christians have all too often neglected [freedom]. Purchased at such great cost, they have promptly looked for some new servitude. Even in the early ch ... discuss

Today, Leif Erikson Day, is an annual American observance which occurs on October 9th, honoring Leif Erikson (Icelandic: Leifur Eiríksson, Old Norse: Leifr Eiríksson or the Norwegian: Leiv Eiriksson ... discuss

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, St. Jude Chapel will close at 11:30 AM on Thanksgiving Day, 27 Nov 2014 immediately after the 10:00 AM Mass. The Chapel, offices, and Gift Shop will be CLOSE ... 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

November is the month in which the Church devotes herself especially to the remembrance of those who have died in the previous year. As we acknowledge the communion of saints already "raised to the al ... discuss

Today Pope Paul VI was officially proclaimed Blessed Pope Paul VI. I'm sure that fact will offend a number of people who are calling for changes in Church teachings. After all, Pope Paul is the one wh ... discuss

The following news release was issued on Oct. 10, 2014.The third annual International Day of the Girl Child is Oct. 11, 2014, declared by the United Nations as a day to acknowledge and promote the rig ... discuss

The following is the conclusion of Pope Paul VI's encyclical on human life:Let it be considered also that a dangerous weapon would thus be placed in the hands of those public authorities who take no ... discuss

Karachi, Pakistan, Aug 20, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Franciscan friary in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, celebrated its platinum jubilee earlier this month on the feast of Our Lady of t ... discuss

There is an interesting psychological phenomenon that was identified in 1972 called "Groupthink". Wikipedia [HERE] gives us the definition:Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within ... 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

July 4th Patriotic Music  Our Flag ... discuss

This week is the one considered Holy by many with a strong Faith in God. For Christians, it is the observance of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the most pivotal events o ... discuss

“It is one of the curious things in life that Christians have all too often neglected [freedom]. Purchased at such great cost, they have promptly looked for some new servitude. Even in the early ch ... discuss

Paul RussellThis article was written by Paul Russell, the Executive Director of HOPE Australia and the Vice Chair of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition - International and published on the HOPE ... discuss

Perhaps hundreds of churches across the United States and abroad plan to participate in an annual observance next month meant to reconcile science and faith known as "Evolution Weekend." Original Post ... discuss

Telegram: "Residents of Northboro and Southboro packed a meeting at Algonquin Regional High School last night to voice their opinions on a recommendation that the school districts no longer close scho ... discuss

Featured Term (selected at random:FIRST FRIDAYS The customary observance of the first Friday of each month, encouraged by the Church, based on a promise made to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque (1647-9 ... discuss

DURHAM – An observance at Duke University on Sunday meant to honor Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. ended up as a platform to bash North Carolina Republicans and their reform policies. The event, held i ... discuss

ST. LOUIS - Nearly three decades into the observance of Monday's federal holiday, the continuing decline of the most visible symbols of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy has some calling for a ... discuss

In a traditional observance for the feast of St. Anthony Abbot, dozens of farm animals were brought to St. Peter's Square on January 17, to receive a blessing from Cardinal Angelo ... Original Posting ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen In preparation for the observance of Sanctity of Life Sunday on Jan. 19, Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, is reminding every pastor in America that R ... discuss

The Advent wreath is my favorite Advent observance for a number of reasons. First, it involves flames. Fire is pretty, it’s warm, and it’s light. My kids like to light candles and blow them out an ... discuss

foundationlife.netNearly five centuries ago in Central Europe, an unknown Augustinian monk decided to nail 95 theses to a church door, sparking a religious revolution felt to the present day. Ghis yea ... 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

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 384 Psalter: Wednesday, Week IV, 1151 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Wedn ... discuss

The third child of Don Alonso Sanchez de Cepeda by his second wife, Doña Beatriz Davila y Ahumada, who died when the saint was in her fourteenth year, Teresa was brought up by her saintly father, a l ... discuss

Then why the heck do we even dress up our kids as evil creatures on All Hallows' Eve??? *** MANILA, Philippines - Roman Catholic dioceses can start a new tradition, a “march of saints” for ... discuss

Today, Leif Erikson Day, is an annual American observance which occurs on October 9th, honoring Leif Erikson (Icelandic: Leifur Eiríksson, Old Norse: Leifr Eiríksson or the Norwegian: Leiv Eiriksson ... discuss

SK Daniel J. Grieco: Beloved husband, father, friend and brother Knight. Dan Grieco (1948 – 2013) was in many ways the man I want to be when I grow up. Dan was one of the first people I met wh ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for August 12 is St. Jane Frances de Chantal.Jane Frances Fremiot de Chantal was the foundress of the Order of the Visitation of Mary. She was born in 1572 and came from a noble f ... discuss

Chris Rosebrough is the host of “Fighting for the Faith” on Pirate Christian Radio. For this episode, he joins me to discuss the Hebrew Roots Movement, a growing group that seeks to bring ... discuss

In this post, we will be responding Part II of Frank Turk's critique of AHA. In Part I, Turk attempted to critique our view of immediatism. Our reponse is available here. In Part I ... discuss

As a man in the midst of a busy life with many responsibilities, my observance of grief has been one full revelations and surprises.  So many things I didn't know because she was the Mother and ... discuss

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If you want to run for state office as a member of a political party later this year, you have until 5 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, June 15) to file. The primary election will be held on September 11, and t ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMay 12, 2013by Fr. George W. Rutler Following Pentecost, the Apostles discussed whether someone had to become a Jew to be a Christian. It seems an odd problem for us today, ... discuss

This week is the one considered Holy by many with a strong Faith in God. For Christians, it is the observance of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the most pivotal events o ... discuss

This prayer vigil will be one hour in length, rain or shine. It is peaceful, loving and legal. This is not a protest.  It is appropriate for youth. Christ gave all for us, can we give Him one ho ... discuss

Gay network organised sex parties The Cardinals with their information had given the Pontiff "a clear picture of the damage and the rotten fish" in the Vatican, said the newspaper report. Is it abou ... discuss

A couple of years ago, there was an article about the origins of Groundhog Day in the Washington Post.How did this tradition get started?In ancient times, people of different cultures celebrated Feb. ... discuss

King Charles the Martyr Yesterday, January 27th, was the feast of King Charles the Martyr.  This is not a feast in the Episcopal Church Calendar, but it is observed in other parts of the Anglican Com ... discuss

January 25 is the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul. St. Paul was born at Tarsus, Cilicia, of Jewish parents who were descended from the tribe of Benjamin. He was a Roman citizen from birth. As he w ... discuss

To all fellow book lovers out there, I wanted to share with you a few books I have read lately and can recommend, as well as a movie. To begin with, a more lighthearted read–A Winter Dream by Ri ... discuss

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed today "Protect Life Day."View the proclamation here.Read the proclamation:WHEREAS; 40 years have elapsed since the infamous January 22, 1973, U.S. Suprem ... discuss

Vina, Calif., Jan 10, 2013 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A California abbey has been home to Cistercian monks since 1955, and now houses a new chapel built of stones taken from a medieval Cistercian mo ... discuss

  From: Political Outcast Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2012 Subject: Pelosi Compares Race-Oriented Kwanzaa to Christmas article source: http://politicaloutcast.com/2012/12/nancy ... discuss

The U.S. Catholic bishops have launched a pastoral strategy addressing critical life, marriage and religious liberty concerns. The five-part strategy or call to prayer was approved by the bishops in N ... discuss

January marks the completion of 40 years since Roe v Wade legalized abortion in America. It is time for an outpouring of prayer as never before. That is why Priests for Life is organizing, along with ... discuss

image of Christ from Upper South Gallery in Hagia Sophia With the liturgical year at an end, let's check in on what His Holiness has been up to.  Popery There's the new book, but we cov ... 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 insi ... discuss

"Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name. For the LORD is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all genera ... discuss

November 21 is the Feast  of the Presentation of Mary. "Sacred Scripture contains no text concerning the event commemorated in today's liturgy. For something of a historical background one m ... discuss

November is the month in which the Church devotes herself especially, to the remembrance of those who have died in the previous year. As we remember the communion of saints already "raised to the alta ... discuss

November 1 is the Solemnity of All Saints. It is a Holy Day of Obligation, which means Catholics are required to attend mass. www.masstimes.org During the year the Church celebrates one by one the fe ... discuss

All Saints' Day, All Hallows, Hallowmas ("hallows" meaning "saints," and "mas" meaning "Mass"), is a feast celebrated on November 1 or on the first Sunday after Pentecost in honour of all the saints, ... discuss

23 October, New Testament The New Testament refers to this James as the brother of Jesus (Galatians 1:19). He led the Christian congregation in Jerusalem for many years, garnering the title "Bishop of ... discuss

The third child of Don Alonso Sanchez de Cepeda by his second wife, Doña Beatriz Davila y Ahumada, who died when the saint was in her fourteenth year, Teresa was brought up by her saintly father, a l ... discuss

The saint of the day for October 13 is Blessed Magdalen Panattieri, a Dominican tertiary who was one of the most famous preachers in Italy.Magdalen Panattieri was born at Trino, near Vercelli, in 1443 ... discuss

American Family Association [AFA] has recently sent out a warning to parents regarding what appears to be an innocent 'tolerance' education curriculum designed around national anti-bullying month. &nb ... discuss

On September 21, 2012, the announcement came forth like the trumpet of the Apocalypse: a new Society of St. Pius X of the Strict Observance was founded on August 10, 2012, by the Vienna (Virginia) D ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist.St. Matthew was born at Capernaum. He was working as a tax collector when Jesus called him to be one of the twelve apostles. He wrote his gosp ... discuss

Although Ember Days are no longer considered required in mainstream Roman Catholicism following Vatican II, they can - and should - still be observed by the Faithful. In fact, many Traditional prie ... discuss

 September 12 is the Feast of the Most Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin.In accordance with Jewish custom our Lady's parents named her eight days after her birth, and were inspired to call her Mary ... discuss

Following is President Obama’s proclamation:PATRIOT DAY AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE, 2012 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATIONOn September 11, 2001, a brig ... discuss

is a very early feast day of the Church, having been celebrated since the seventh century. It is important that these feasts of Mary be observed, because most, if not all, heresies stem from the deni ... discuss

Isaiah speaks of Christ:  “And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle of his reins. The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down ... discuss

As we continue to bask in the Olympics, taking off summer holidays and at long last the sun is shining there can be a sense that the normal patterns of life are taking an intermission. However before ... discuss

The Catholic Church is being challenged in many ways in our time. We Catholics have just participated in the “Fortnight for Freedom” campaign, which alerted the people of our country that religiou ... discuss

By Rev. John A. Leies, S.M. The Catholic Church is being challenged in many ways in our time. We Catholics have just participated in the “Fortnight for Freedom” campaign, which alerted the peop ... discuss

Please join me in praying this novena daily from August 6 - 14 in preparation for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven [read about this exciting, holy observance]. ... discuss

  Dear Friends, The unjust and unconstitutional HHS mandate, against which Priests for Life and 57 other plaintiffs have sued the federal government, takes effect today. We at Priests for Life d ... discuss

By Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: Every fall, it seems, Americans are subjected to the ugly spectacle of Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad coming to New York to address the UN General Assembly. There, a ... discuss

The latest skirmish in the culture war is over whether or not to patronize Chick-fil-A (a popular fast-food franchise known for its chicken sandwich, rich shakes, and observance of the Sabbath) for th ... discuss

MARK 3:1-6Jesus enters the synagogue and heals a man's withered hand while the Pharisees move toward final judgment. (Read it here.) Once again it comes down to the nitpicking details the Pharisees la ... discuss

I will be doing an every-other-Friday column for First Things’ “On the Square,” and am most pleased. Today, I illustrate how bioethical issues have become the battle ground for a sec ... discuss

                The dawning of the year 2013 brings the 40th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade and Doe vs. Bolton decisions that legalized abortion in the United ... discuss

Source.Our friends over in the U.S. have just celebrated (or, maybe, are STILL celebrating) their Independence. We in the Philippines celebrated ours last month. But really, what does it mean to be FR ... discuss

In an Op-Ed piece for Monday's New York Times, Jimmy Carter, lashed out at the Obama administration's record on human rights. He said that the "United States is abandoning its role as the global champ ... discuss

In observance of the “Fortnight for Freedom”, my column at First Things considers that the ever since Peter was crucified upside down, the church has seemed like a screwball, topsy-turvy p ... discuss

                STATEN ISLAND, NY – Priests for Life will lead a pilgrimage to Rome in 2013 to help celebrate “The Year of Faith.” The group will be at t ... discuss

Obama and his administration are attacking one of our most cherished, fundamental rights - religious liberty. This is a First Amendment issue.Obama's oppression of Catholics will not stand. He can't f ... discuss

This is just a reminder that the US Conference of Catholic Bishops have called on all Catholics to set aside time between 21 June to 4 July 2012 as a special period of prayer, study, catechesis,  ... discuss

Every once in a while, I get an email from someone asking, “WHEN are you going to get some Orthodox blogging going?”Well…finally, we begin with “Emerging into Orthodoxy!” ... discuss

  From: rapa Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Subject: Memorial Day @ Vietnam Memorial (Sad!!!) This should make your blood boil.  IN GOD WE TRUST. On Memor ... discuss

The Feast of Corpus Christi is 1 of those feasts that is celebrated on various dates in various countries. When the feast is a Holy Day of Obligation, it is celebrated on the Thursday after the feast ... discuss

Contact: Chris Long, 330-887-1922 WASHINGTON, June 6, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, the D-Day Landing Prayer Act took center stage on the U.S. Senate floor as Senator Rob Portman and Senator J ... discuss

 June. It is the month o the most venerable, most adorable, most glorious, most holy, most Sacred Heart of Our Lord and Saviour: Jesus Christ. O sweet Jesus, whose overflowing charity for me ... discuss

Although Ember Days are no longer considered required in mainstream Roman Catholicism following Vatican II, they can - and should - still be observed by the Faithful. In fact, many Traditional priest ... discuss

This month marks the 147th anniversary of one of the first memorial days, then called Decoration Day, in Charleston, SC. Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who have died in our nation's mi ... discuss

http://www.i-tul.com/2011/05/i-tul-closed-in-observance-of-memorial-day/O God, by whose mercy the faithful departed find rest, look kindly on your departed veterans who gave their lives in the service ... discuss

http://www.i-tul.com/2011/05/i-tul-closed-in-observance-of-memorial-day/O God, by whose mercy the faithful departed find rest, look kindly on your departed veterans who gave their lives in the service ... discuss

was born near Glastonbury in the southwest of England about the year 909, ten years after the death of King Alfred. During the Viking invasions of the ninth century, monasteries had been favorite targ ... discuss

Father Pavone announced today that pro-life leaders and groups are gearing up for the 40th Anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, which will be January 22, 2013. “I can assure you that you will see an inten ... discuss

By Melanie Baker Benedict’s Corner is a weekly summary of our Holy Father’s latest words on topics related to HLI America’s mission. Two themes summarize Pope Benedict XVI’s words to us ... discuss

The prophet Isaiah reminds us that you should never forget “the rock from which you are hewn.”And in the Book of Deuteronomy we are told to “remember the days of old; consider the generations lo ... discuss

Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you. Today, in Puerto Rico, we remember Blessed Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, our first blessed, holy man of God. Blessed Carlos Manuel Rodríguez Carlos Manuel Ro ... discuss

On Thursday, May 3, 2012, teachers, electricians, athletes, public officials, mothers, bankers, doctors, and indeed Christians from all walks of life will be seeking the face of God.  On this 61st an ... discuss

Contact: Dion Elmore, Director, Public Relations, The National Day of Prayer Task Force, 719-559-9570, media@nationaldayofprayer.org COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 27, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- ... discuss

In observance of Holocaust Day, Yom HaShoah, bestselling author Edwin Black will address Catholic and Lutheran students, business students at University of Regina, and at Beth Jacob Synagogue on the r ... discuss

There is a final note to our observance (such as it is) of the centennial of the sinking of the Titanic. From LifeSiteNews.com, we get the story of a Catholic priest who was among the passengers, and ... discuss

[The following is a reprint, with some minor adjustments, of a piece which appeared for this occasion the previous year. -- DLA]Today is known on the Christian calendar by at least six names. In the t ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 12, 2012 / 09:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops have issued a statement alerting American Catholics that they are obligated to disobey unjust laws that infringe upon their ... discuss

The Catholic bishops Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty have an impressive document posted, Our First, Most Cherished Liberty: A Statement on Religious Liberty. You may read it at the USCCB site o ... discuss

Contact: Dion Elmore, Director, Public Relations, The National Day of Prayer Task Force, 719-559-9570, media@nationaldayofprayer.org COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 11, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- A ... discuss

Extract from Sermon 71 (Leo the Great) on Easter Let God's people then recognize that they are a new creation in Christ, and with all vigilance understand by Whom they have been adopted and Whom ... discuss

The MSM aims at restoring Christendom, including those Institutions of the Church called Knighthood and Military Orders, the role of which is to promote and defend the Political and Social Reign of ... discuss

(replaced by Easter Sunday observance)(1796-1877) is considered to be the father of the Episcopal Church School Movement in the United States. He was a Protestant Episcopal clergyman in the Episcopal ... discuss

(replaced by Holy Saturday observance)Vasily Ivanovich Belavin, the future Saint Tikhon, was born on January 19, 1865 into the family of Ioann Belavin, a rural priest of the Toropetz district of the ... discuss

(replaced by Good Friday observance)Archbishop of Constantinople, was born in a village called "Divine" in the province of Phrygia. His father Alexander was a soldier, and his mother Synesia was the d ... discuss

In the Christian tradition the Passover Seder is also believed to be when Jesus instituted the Eucharist. Gathered around the supper table with his disciples, Jesus told them, "I have longed to eat th ... discuss

From Medieval Saints- Yahoo Group Maundy 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 ... discuss

"It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones." -- Calvin Coolidge (1873-1933), 30th US President "The Inspiration of the Declaration of Independence" ... discuss

This is a great rebuttal to Ed Peter and Fr. MacDonald.  It’s great to see Catholics rise to challenge the past 40 years of deadwood in the Church…too afraid to confront the culture… ... discuss

This week is the one considered Holy by many with a strong Faith in God. For Christians, it is the observance of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the most pivotal events o ... discuss

Konservative Kritik an Schönborn | Nachrichten.at Cardinal Schönborn's decision to allow an openly homosexual man to be a parish councillor enjoys support from reformist church circles. O ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for April 2 is St. Francis of Paola.Catholics will remember St. Francis of Paola on April 2. The saint founded a religious order at a young age and sought to revive the practices ... discuss

Visits To the Blessed Sacrament By this devotional practice, which is of comparatively modern development, the presence of Jesus Christ in the Blessed Eucharist is regarded in the same light and ... discuss

Brethren, may the peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.Earlier this week we celebrated the feast of St. Joseph of Nazareth, chaste husband of Mary, and foster father of our Lord Jesus. The Scrip ... discuss

From: Washington Times247  Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2012 Subject: U.K. says Christians can't wear crosses to work Photo Credit:AP The Government has refused to say that Christians have a righ ... discuss

From CNSNews.comBy Patrick Goodenough Shirley Chaplin has been taken off the wards at The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust Hospital after refusing to remove her necklace. Britain’s Conservati ... discuss

Two weeks ago, I began paraphrasing Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humanae Vitae (On Humans Life) which deals with the regulation of birth. This was occasioned by the Obama Administration's attempt to forc ... discuss

Tomorrow, March 10, pro-abortion activists observe the annual National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers. They want to make into heroes the people who get paid for killing babies. Former ab ... discuss

Daniel Goldman:  Memo to Jews: After They Come for Catholics They Will Come for Us. Today it is contraception and the morning-after pill. Tomorrow it will be kosher slaughter, or matrilineal de ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for March 5 is St. John Joseph of the Cross.Saint John Joseph of the Cross was born on the feast of the Assumption in 1654, on the island of Ischia in the kingdom of Naples. From ... discuss

Cardinal Timothy Dolan is not sitting quietly by as Obama and the Democrats tamper with the First Amendment.Cardinal Timothy Dolan's update on the Obama administration's assault on RELIGIOUS FREEDOM:O ... discuss

(Charles Wesley died 29 March 1788. John Wesley died 2 March 1791. Because Chad is remembered on 2 March, the Wesleys are remembered on 3 March.)The Wesley brothers, born in 1703 and 1707, were leader ... discuss

http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=10e23c87c2283a157b26d067f&id=65053a0a80&e=5e736d5444America has Sanctity of Life Week. (See the beautiful video link above promoting it.) It coincides with their ... discuss

"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 st ... discuss

Although Ember Days are no longer considered required in mainstream Roman Catholicism following Vatican II, they can - and should - still be observed by the Faithful. In fact, many Traditional priest ... discuss

I'm making an Internet fast for Lent.  I'm checking my emails on Sundays. See you on the other side! May God bless your Lenten observance.  ... discuss

Our modern observance of the stational liturgy traces its roots back to the practice of the Bishop of Rome celebrating the liturgies of the church year at various churches throughout the city, a tradi ... discuss

For going on six months the ACLJ has been working feverishly to raise awareness about the plight of a Christian Pastor ~ Yosef Nadarkhani and his family, who are being severely persecuted by Iran for ... discuss

FAQs About Lent * New FAQ's * Why do some refer to Easter as Easter and others use Lent or Pentecost and what is the significance of each ... discuss

The Temptation of St. Thomas Aquinas From the Summa Theologica (II, 2, Q 147, Art 1) of St. Thomas Aquinas writes the following words on Fasting.  Yesterday was Ash Wednesday and the start of ... discuss

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent.Our observance of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, a day of fast and abstinence for Catholics. At Mass on Ash Wednesday, the imposition of ashes replicates a ... discuss

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

Ash Wednesday is February 22 (TOMORROW!), and many Catholic Christians and Christians of other denominations will be entering the 40-day Lenten period. For those of you who may not be in the know,&nbs ... discuss

The penitential season of Lent is the period of forty week-days beginning on Ash Wednesday. It is a season of the Church year that commemorates the forty days Jesus fasted and prayed in the wil ... discuss

T 7.29. The Spanish reform was born before the division of the Order in 1517. In 1480 Juan de la Puebla had began an effort at reform, followed by Juan de Guadalupe in 1495. At this time this refo ... discuss

A couple of years ago, there was an article about the origins of Groundhog day in the Washington Post.How did this tradition get started?In ancient times, people of different cultures celebrated Feb. ... discuss

When I talk to my kids about the saints, I try to put them into historical perspective. St. John Bosco lived from 1815 to 1888 in Italy. He was alive during the American Civil war and in fact lived ... discuss

by Fr. Frank Pavone Co-authored with Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. January 30, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - For seven days every year, in January, we experience elation quickly followe ... discuss

For those of us praying the Divine Office and attending frequent Mass, we recognize the importance of the Feast of Candlemas.  The spiritual focus of the season of Epiphanytide through Candlemas ... discuss

Homily preached by the Reverend Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Ph.D., S.T.D., at the Church of the Holy Innocents in Manhattan on 29 January 2012. +    +    +Today th ... discuss

January 25 is the Feast of The Conversion of St. Paul.St. Paul was born at Tarsus, Cilicia, of Jewish parents who were descended from the tribe of Benjamin. He was a Roman citizen from birth. As he wa ... discuss

One of the hardest things for many people to understand is, “Why would the Catholic Church insist, after all these years, that contraception is wrong?  Moreover, why do they insist on resisting ... discuss

Every January 22, we stop to ponder the enormous shadow cast on our nation by the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision.  With sheer emotion, we feel depression, anger, a sense of loss, grief, ... discuss

During these days many women who have had abortions are preparing to share their stories publicly at gatherings across America in observance of the anniversary of the legalization of abortion by Roe ... discuss

http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=10e23c87c2283a157b26d067f&id=65053a0a80&e=5e736d5444America has Sanctity of Life Week. (See the beautiful video link above promoting it.) It coincides with their da ... discuss

Amarillo, TX – Fr. Frank today announced more details of the fourth element of the four-pronged attack that Priests for Life is launching this year against the abortion industry, as described in th ... discuss

Of all the seasons that the Modern Novus Ordo Catholic Calendar has neglected to properly retain and celebrate, Epiphanytide has, like Ascensiontide, unfortunately fallen by the wayside.  But, fo ... discuss

No need to wait, though...let's start praying and doing penance now!In all the dioceses of the United States of America, January 22 (or January 23, when January 22 falls on a Sunday) shall be observed ... discuss

“On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, nine ladies dancing ...” The traditional Roman calendar associated this day with the Holy Name of Jesus -- that is, unless on a Sunday betw ... discuss

In the encyclical Marialis Cultus (1974) Pope Paul VI states: "This celebration, assigned to January 1 in conformity with the ancient liturgy of the city of Rome, is meant to commemorate the part p ... discuss

Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you. I wish you all a Happy New Year 2012 along with all your families and friends. In observance of the holidays, I’ll be making a blogfast through Epiphany. Pl ... discuss

Autonomous Learning System ModelWe swim in a stream of information. How we relate to this information defines how we perceive ourselves and determines how we act. We filter, process, incorporate, ev ... discuss

I went looking for what Charles Spurgeon believed about Christmas and was kind of amused at the energy he brought to the discussion (e.g. “the greatest absurdities under heaven…”). S ... discuss

Which is why Christmas coming on Sunday feels like a win ... two Masses folded into one.That's also why stories about Protestant churches considering closing for Christmas because it is a Sunday just ... discuss

Although Ember Days are no longer considered required in mainstream Roman Catholicism following Vatican II, they can - and should - still be observed by the Faithful. In fact, many Traditional priest ... discuss

From Biblical Archaeology Review By Andrew McGowan On December 25, Christians around the world will gather to celebrate Jesus’ birth. Joyful carols, special liturgies, brightly wrapped gifts, fest ... discuss

From Catholic World News Archbishop Dominique Mamberti In an address to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States suggested ... discuss

(PROVIDENCE, R.I.)-Father James Ruggeri, Pastor of St. Patrick’s Parish, 244 Smith Street, today announced that the parish -in conjunction with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence- will host a ... discuss

I just read an article in Chronicles, one of my favorite magazines, and was shocked by it because of the audience the author was addressing. I'm not easily shocked I might add. But Jeff Minick describ ... discuss

New York, NY (CFAM/LifeNews) Delegations fought back again last week against the lack of accountability and transparency of independent experts at the United Nations. Pakistan led the charge, proposin ... discuss

Without differences, there are no unique perspectives. Without unique perspectives, there is no innovation. So says an ad for Lockheed Martin, which features a photo of a Black woman and an Asian wom ... discuss

If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own; but because you do not belong to the world, and I have chosen you out of the world, the world hates you.   John 15:19 I am ... discuss

This Thanksgiving proclamation was issued by President Ronald Reagan on November 15, 1985: Although the time and date of the first American thanksgiving observance may be uncertain, there is no questi ... discuss

Dear Readers,Tweeters and Friends of Little Bytes News...Thank you for following along,stopping by and taking the time to visit my blog and/or leave comments and share my articles. I appreciate all of ... discuss

23 November AD 100Saint 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 insis ... discuss

Undoubtedly, during Margaret Sanger’s well documented trip to talk to the Ku Klux Klan, she must have assuredly spoken in very generous terms of African Americans. Another great video from Rosary Fi ... discuss

23 October, New TestamentThe New Testament refers to this James as the brother of Jesus (Galatians 1:19). He led the Christian congregation in Jerusalem for many years, garnering the title "Bishop of ... discuss

(From 10/23)(Hebrew: יעקב or Jacob) (Greek Iάκωβος), (died 62AD), also known as James of Jerusalem, James Adelphotheos, James, the Brother of the Lord, was an important figure in Early Chris ... discuss

From Catholic World News Pope Benedict XVI has announced a special “Year of Faith,” dedicated to rousing a “new impetus to the mission of the whole Church to lead men out of the desert in which ... discuss

The third child of Don Alonso Sanchez de Cepeda by his second wife, Doña Beatriz Davila y Ahumada, who died when the saint was in her fourteenth year, Teresa was brought up by her saintly father, a l ... discuss

I used to watch them on Saturday mornings from my apartment in Georgetown; families dressed in their finery, walking patiently and proudly to Kesher Israel Synagogue for observance of the Sabbath. The ... discuss

The Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday of this week are Ember Days and, as such, are days of penance.  Wednesday and Saturday are days of partial abstinence from meat while Friday is total abstinenc ... discuss

September 12 is the Feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary.In accordance with Jewish custom our Lady's parents named her eight days after her birth, and were inspired to call her Mary. The feast of the H ... discuss

"Man is himself, like the universe he inhabits, like the demoniacal stirrings of the ooze from which he sprang, a tale of desolations. He walks in his mind from birth to death the long resounding shor ... discuss

At St. Joseph of Arimathea this Sunday we will have a somewhat different service as we observe the tenth anniversary of September 11th.  Along with almost everyone I’ve talked ... discuss

Feds Conduct Gestapo-Style Raids On Guitar Makerarticle source: http://www.personalliberty.com/conservative-politics/government/feds-conduct-gestapo-style-raids-on-guitar-maker/September 8, 2011 ... discuss

As part of AUSA’s Human Rights week at the University of Auckland, and in association with Thinking Matters, Matt and I will be giving a free public lecture with Q&A on the topic “Freedom ... discuss

bcc'd a few + "red diaper babies", fellow travelers & RINOs  -- rfhFrom: Hillsdale College Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011Subject: Register Today for the Constitution Day Celebration and "I ... discuss

Joe Heschmeyer of Shameless Popery posted some interesting material on Seventh-Day Adventists yesterday (9/1/11). While it’s worth reading in its own right, and I do recommend you check it out, I ... discuss

In these days when our Constitution is under attack from the very positions of power we might reasonably expect to protect it, we all need to ratchet up our knowledge and skills to depend our great n ... discuss

A few weeks ago, as part of Jesus Week at the University of Auckland, Thinking Matters and Evangelical Union hosted an event entitled A Godless Public Square: Do ‘Private’ Christian Beliefs Hav ... discuss

Author: Rev. Enzo Bianchi, Prior of the Monastery of Bose |Source:  L'Osservatore Romano via EWTN There are many different forms of prayer in the Christian tradition with which believers have wi ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for August 12 is St. Jane Frances de Chantal.Jane Frances Fremiot de Chantal was the foundress of the Order of the Visitation of Mary. She was born in 1572 and came from a noble f ... discuss

Cultural Apologist Denison Offers Faith Perspective on Extremist Threat to West on 10th Anniversary of Terrorist Attacks   Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com; Press kit ... discuss

Well, as I said the other day the WYD Press Release from July 25th would create all sorts of interesting discussions on the Catholic Blogosphere. If you check out Patrick Madrid's site you will find o ... discuss

In celebration today of the 100th anniversary of Marshal McLuhan's birth I offer this interesting article from the Globe and Mail which discusses his Catholic faith and observance. A Catholic Cassa ... discuss

Yesterday I began a short series on homeschooling, public schooling, and the ways in which we educate our children. I provided a small glimpse at the changing Christian landscape when it comes to educ ... discuss

American Catholics distinguished themselves throughout the war. John Barry is widely regarded as the “Father of the American Navy.” General Stephen Moylan of George Washington’s staff was the ... discuss

The first Christians observed with great devotion the days of our Lord's passion and resurrection, and it became the custom of the Church to prepare for them by a season of penitence and fasting. This ... discuss

Prayer for Governmentby +John Caroll, Ordinary of the Archdiocese of Baltimore and America's first Bishop and Archbishop; written November 10, 1791 for recital in all parishes in the archdiocese.We pr ... discuss

It has been several months now since The Next Story released and already I am fielding questions about my next book. I find that I am beginning to think about it as well and this got me thinking about ... discuss

According to the respected anti-persecution ministry Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), an Iranian Christian pastor has been sentenced to death in Iran for, to put it simply, being a Christian. CSW ... discuss

June 24 is the Solemnity of the Birth of St. John the BaptistThis feast, a segment of Advent in the season of Ordinary Time, makes us aware of the wonderful inner relationship between the sacred myste ... discuss




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