Topic: priest

September 20 is the memorial of St. Andrew Kim Taegon, priest and martyr, St. Paul Chong, martyr, and companions. During the persecutions of 1839, 1846, 1866, and 1867, one hundred and three Christia ... discuss

During the early 17th century, Christian literature written in Chinese was imported from China to Korea. On one of these occasions, around 1777, Christian literature obtained from Jesuits in China led ... discuss

Jailed priest: Abortion centers are ‘modern-day Calvary.’ The Church must be there Lianne Laurence ALEXANDRIA, September 18, 2017 ( LifeSiteNews) – A priest arrested Friday at a ... discuss

September 20th, the Church celebrates the memorial of Saint Andrew Kim Taegon, Saint Paul Chong Hasang and companions, courageous 19th century Korean martyrs. The beginning of the Catholic Church in K ... discuss

When the pagan Anglo-Saxons came to England, they drove the native Celtic inhabitants north into Scotland and west into Ireland, Wales, and Cornwall. The Anglo-Saxons were subsequently converted to Ch ... discuss

September 19th is the feast of St. Januarius, bishop and martyr. He is the patron saint of Naples, where Catholics assemble three times a year in the Naples Cathedral to witness the liquefaction of a ... discuss

  The novena to Saint Vincent de Paul begins on September 18 and ends on September 26. September 26 is the memorial of Saint Vincent de Paul, the 17th century French priest known for his aposto ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)How often do you hear the cry “It isn’t fair?” It is, of course, a complaint you hear many times from children ... discuss

Optional Memorial - September 18thSt. Joseph of Cupertino is an inspiration for anyone who has felt they can never do anything right. This slow, clumsy and most unlikely saint is known for great holin ... discuss

As a university student, it is said that he demonstrated a maturity beyond his years. In the providence of God, he had able teachers who marked his life with discipline and intellectual development. I ... discuss

b. at Maestricht between 633 and 638; d. at Liège, between 698 and 701. His parents, who belonged to the nobility, gave him a very religious education, and chose as his preceptor St. Landoaldus, prie ... discuss

GONE BABY GONEPatrick Kenzie: I find the people who started in the cracks and then fell through. This city can be hard. When I was young, I asked my priest how you could get to heaven and still protec ... discuss

Optional Memorial - September 17th(In 2017, this feast is superseded by the Sunday liturgy.)It is fitting that the month that heralds the beginning of a new school year is also the time in which the C ... discuss

Semidouble (1954 Calendar): September 16Today the Catholic Church commemorates two friends in the service of Christ and his Church who are mentioned in the Roman Canon of the Mass.Pope Cornelius (251- ... discuss

In a recent sermon, I addressed the problem of Christians in our time who seem to have rather large gaps in their understanding of Christian morality -- particularly with regard to the question of ent ... discuss

An initial “C” in a medieval manuscript discussing clandestine marriage. The British Library. The seventeenth century Anglican Priest and historian Thomas Fuller once wrote, “It is the w ... discuss

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Dear Friends, In discussing the “problem of pain,” author Joe Heschmeyer recently wrote that “…the whole story of the Fall is that things aren’t how they ought to be, h ... discuss

Today the Church recalls a lesser known saint in the Commemoration of St. Nicomedes.  His life is recounted in Butler's Lives of the Saints:HE was a holy priest at Rome, who was apprehended in th ... discuss

September 14 is the Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross. This Feast is also called the Triumph of the Holy Cross, the Elevation of the Cross, Holy Cross Day, Holy Rood Day, and Roodmas. The Exalta ... discuss

Feast Day - September 14thThe feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, recalls the retrieval of the Holy Cross, which had been found and preserved by Saint Helena. It commemorates three distinct his ... discuss

September 13 is the memorial of St. John Chrysostom (ca. 347-407), one of the most famous Fathers, Doctors, and bishops of the Catholic Church. Known to be one of the most prominent speakers of his t ... discuss

Memorial - September 13thJohn Chrysostom was the son of a Latin father and a Greek mother; his mother, Anthusa, was widowed at the age of twenty, soon after his birth. Putting aside all thought o ... discuss

Salesian Indian missionary Father Thomas Uzhunnalil, seized more than eighteen months ago in Yemen by a group of ISIS guerrillas, has been released. According to Indian media, the Salesian priest is n ... discuss

Next week, I will be teaching and preaching through Germany on a Reformation tour as we follow in the footsteps of the epic event that pierced the bowels of the Roman Catholic Church and unleashed th ... discuss

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The number of trainee priests in Ireland is in free fall and is currently at a 222-year record low. A mere six men will be starting the classes required to become a priest at the National Seminar ... discuss

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael W. PendergrassSixteen years ago today, I overheard a coworker down the hall from my office telling someone else about planes hitting the World Trade ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)The classic format for writing a drama is to present it in three acts. So let’s look at today’s Gospel account in ... discuss

Alexander Crummell was born in New York City in 1819, and wished to study for the priesthood, but received many rebuffs because he was black. He was ordained in the Diocese of Massachusets in 1844, wh ... 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

Memorial - September 9thThere are not many who would willingly make themselves slaves, but Saint Peter Claver, the 17th century Jesuit priest and missionary did. What is particularly noteworthy about ... discuss

Let me preface this brief post by saying I of course can't speak for the messengers of compassion or the Salvation Army overall.  These are simply my viewpoints, and my opinions and they do not n ... discuss

A new book released today contains thoughts and commentary from Pope Francis based on a series of interviews has the leader of the Catholic Church. The book makes it clear Pope Francis believes there ... discuss

The wedding of my parents was a relatively simple affair.My father's Air National Guard unit had been activated, and he was heading off to join the occupation forces in Germany. But about a week befor ... discuss

For school, I read The Miracle of Father Kupaun: Priest, Soldier, and Korean War Hero by Roy Wenzl and Travis Heying.I had heard a little about Father Kupaun before, but did not really know much. ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Asking the right question is always critical if we want arrive at good answers to what it is we seek or to the proble ... discuss

The Nashville Statement clearly places in public view the biblical teaching on sexuality in a time of enormous sexual experimentation and ideological confusion. To be specific, we are now seeing two a ... discuss

Priest. Court chaplain to King Canute of England and Denmark.During a trip to Denmark, William saw a crying need for Christian missionaries, and he worked there the rest of his life.Bishop of Roskilde ... discuss

The Synaxis of the Holy Forefathers, Holy Trinity MonasteryQuestion: "In our services we often speak of "our holy and God-bearing fathers, and all the saints..." I understand that the reference is mad ... discuss

Dana Burkinshaw is an M.Div. graduate of Central Seminary in Plymouth Minnesota and occasionally teaches adult Sunday School at Gospel of Grace Fellowship in the Twin Cities. He recently taught a les ... discuss

I took both of these pictures, thank you very much. ;)Many, many moons ago (don't do the math, lol), a wee little lass named Melissa was baptized at a church named Nuestra Señora Reina de Los Angeles ... discuss

Take just a brief moment to watch the following video and consider why you should be in Atlanta this January for the 2018 G3 Conference focused on discipleship. Consider sending your pastor and his w ... discuss

1. The saint of the day for September 1 is St. Giles (650-710), abbot, hermit, and patron of the poor and disabled. One of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, Saint Giles is invoked for protection in times of ... discuss

At one Church which I attend, the priest often prays that America will repent of her sins and return to God.  Many Christians lament that America is forgetting her Christian heritage.  Certa ... discuss

If people do not regularly hear the truth that whiteness does not define the American norm, then it should come as no surprise when the sheep in our own flocks feel odd and even wrong to address racia ... discuss

By: Dr. Ashraf Ramelah | Voice of the Copts Imagine walking through your village to church to pray during the final days of fasting for the Feast of Assumption. You find police barricades blockin ... discuss

Me, Gramma and my sister DaleI've joked a bit over the years about my neglected childhood, how Jay got special treatment because he was the oldest, Dale was the only girl, Tim was the youngest, and th ... discuss

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

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

FROM THE PASTORMay 4, 2014 by Fr. George W. Rutler In all the accounts of the Resurrection, there is surprise. If it had been expected, future generations might have said it was an hallucination. Th ... discuss

Each year we recall on August 30th not only the life of St. Rose of Lima but also Ss. Felix and Adauctus.St. Felix was a Roman priest who was beheaded in c. 303 AD. And St. Adauctus was a Christian la ... discuss

The saint of the day for August 30 is Saint Jeanne Jugan (1792 – 1879), also known as Sister Mary of the Cross. During the 19th century, she founded the Little Sisters of the Poor with the goal of ... discuss

also known as Ruan, Ronan, and Ruadan, was a brother of Tudwal of Treguier.Tradition says he was educated in Britain - probably Wales - but that he later accompanied St. Breaca on her return from Irel ... discuss

By Jean M. Heimann August 28th is the feast of Saint Augustine, a Western Father of the Church whose conversion to Christianity is well-known as one of the most important events in the history of the ... discuss

Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo, or Saint Augustine (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) was one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity, there considered to ... discuss

Memorial – August 28thAugustine Aurelius was born on November 13, 354, in Tagaste, North Africa. His father was a pagan, his mother, Saint Monica, was a devote Christian. Still unbaptized and burnin ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Always there is a connection between the first readings and the gospel accounts that the Church presents to us in the ... discuss

“Do you sincerely receive and adopt the Confession of Faith of this Church, as containing the system of doctrine taught in the Holy Scriptures?” It is plain that a very serious responsibility bef ... discuss

This feast (also known as The Franciscan Crown Rosary) is August 27th.The Franciscan Crown Rosary, properly known as "The Franciscan Crown of Our Lady's Joys" dates back to approximately the year 1422 ... discuss

An Icon St. Moses the Ethiopian, from a Monastery Church in MacedoniaThere are different degrees of racial and ethnic prejudice. For many, it is very unconscious, but it is manifested by a desire to s ... discuss

It seems that the art of mocking the Christian faith is nothing new to those in the acting profession, but it is ironic that one of the first actors to mock Christianity was also a martyr for the fait ... discuss

By Father David Powers, Sch.P.Saint Joseph Calasanz (1557-1648) was a holy priest and the founder of both the world's first Christian public school and later the Order of the Pious Schools (known toda ... discuss

by Daniel Greenfield: Back in May, a New Orleans statue of Joan of Arc was tagged with “Tear it Down” graffiti.Why Joan of Arc? Any famous historical figure is by definition controversial. Joan i ... discuss

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings)Who was Shebna? Who was Eliakim? Why did Shebna lose his j ... discuss

A woman has died as the result of a late-term abortion process initiated at Southwestern Women’s Options (SWO), in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which is the largest abortion facility in the U.S. that op ... discuss

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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

Question: "How can someone best assimilate into the ‘culture’ of Orthodoxy even picking up other national customs without losing their own nationality (being of the USA for example)? How do we fin ... discuss

Simple (1954 Calendar): August 13Hippolytus was a prominent priest of the church of Rome at the beginning of the third century and guardian of St. Laurence. Together with the Pope St. Pontian he was e ... discuss

I recently did a post [HERE] on the article from La Civiltà Cattolica entitled, "EVANGELICAL FUNDAMENTALISM AND CATHOLIC INTEGRALISM: A SURPRISING ECUMENISM" written by Antonio Spadaro and Marcelo Fi ... discuss

For Part 1, see: Beginning to Read and Understand the Bible: First StepsFor Part 2, see: Beginning to Read and Understand the Bible, Part 2: Staying on TrackTypes of Literature in the Bible ... discuss

Accompanying Video:Message Audio: Jesus causes the dead to live. He pursues us, faithful to His promises, abounding in love. Though trials and temptations come, God’s grace goes along with us. As ... discuss

The past two weeks have been a bit odd. My "letter" to Catholic writers (and, really, to Catholics on social media in general) was not well received... and that was before the whole dancing priest con ... discuss

25 July, New Testament James, son of Zebedee, and his brother John were among Our Lord's twelve disciples. Together with Peter, these two were privileged to behold the Transfiguration (Matthew 17:1; ... discuss

21 July, Old Testament Ezekiel, the son of Buzi, was a priest, called by God to be a prophet to the exiles during the Babylonian captivity (Ezekiel 1:3). In 597 B.C. King Nebuchadnezzar and the Babyl ... discuss

Photo © Melissa (Emmy) CeciliaA couple of weeks ago I wrote about how I haven't found a good, solid community that I felt a part of. I've tried pushing myself outside of my comfort levels, allowing m ... discuss

Dismissed Chief of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal Müller steps outCardinal Müller makes his displeasure known: in Rome there is a "hypocritical papal devotion" and "cour ... discuss

Any traditionalist reading the title of this post will definitely accuse me of losing my mind. Traditionalists feel that Summorum Pontificum - which opened up the Traditional Latin Mass to the entire ... discuss

Question "At the beginning of Psalm 33 (in the Septuagint), which we hear often in the liturgical services, is the line "In the Lord shall my soul be praised." This seems a strange way of putting thin ... discuss

I have written rather extensively on the controversy surrounding Father James Martin and his book, "Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of R ... discuss

Reading this, it would be easy to think that with quicker communication, division could’ve been avoided. But faster communication doesn’t mean better communication, as the past few decade ... discuss

12 July AD 1998 Bo Harald Giertz was born 31 August 1905 in Räpplinge, Borgholm, Öland (Kalmar), Sweden. He came from a prominent family and his father was a noted surgeon and head of one of Sweden ... discuss

It is essential to properly apply scripture to understand the Mosaic Covenant of the Old Testament  and the New Covenant of Grace revealed in the New Testament. In this episode of Echo Zoe, Ryan Ha ... discuss

Sister Vassa Larin recently sparked a controversy by posting her advice to a mother who has a 14 year old son who "came out" as a homosexual. She has been a popular figure in the English speaking Orth ... discuss

From The Catholic Herald (UK)By Father Alexander Lucie-SmithIt is dangerous to the credibility of the Church, that what should be considered good in Germany should be considered wrong in PolandThe F ... discuss

The Catholic blogsophere, as I have previously written, does not like Father James Martin.  They write scathing posts against him because he refuses to condemn homosexuals. Father John Zuhlsdorf ... discuss

The misnamed blog Public Orthodoxy, which spends most of its efforts attacking the tradition of the Orthodox Church, recently published an article by Mark Arey, "Submission, Sexism, and Head Coverings ... discuss

Those of us who are the recipients of God's amazing love, mercy and forgiveness have been given an important mission: to spread that same love, mercy and forgiveness to others. God didn't bring His ... discuss

In 2011, Archdeacon John Chryssavgis wrote a review of Homosexuality in the Orthodox Church, by the openly homosexual Episcopalian priest Justin R. Cannon. This review was published in the  Saint ... discuss

FIRST... DON'T FORGET...40 Days for Life-DallasMidway Rally and Youth DaySaturday, October 9thSouthwestern late-term abortion center8616 Greenville Ave. at Royal Ln. (NE corner)(For details on Youth D ... discuss

Eric LidellQuestion: "What should parents do when their children are involved in sports that have games or practices that conflict with Saturday evening or Sunday morning services?"The answer to this ... discuss

Question: "Is the story of the Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple historical?"There are many questions that we cannot answer as fully as we may wish, simply because we are limited in terms of the ... discuss

Right before He ascended to heaven, Jesus Christ gave us what is now called the "Great Commission", as found in Matthew 28:19-20:Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the n ... discuss

I am pretty much a pariah in the Catholic blogosphere. I just don't fit in with the rest of the "gang."  I have been condemned on more than one catholic blog.  And it all comes down to a ver ... discuss

The Relics of St. Sergius of RadonezhQuestion: "What is the basis for venerating the relics of saints?"The veneration of the relics of the saints is rooted in several Biblical truths, as well as in th ... discuss

It was on a good Friday,     and all in the morning,They crucified our Savior,     and our heavenly King.And was not this     a woeful thing ... discuss

Question: "Why do we not do the Unction Service on Holy Wednesday?"The common practice among Greeks, Antiochians, and in some other parishes, of doing General Unction on Holy Wednesday is not an ancie ... discuss

Question: "Is it possible for someone to be pro-life and pro-choice?"We should define our terms here. By "pro-life,"we mean that we oppose the shedding of innocent blood, at any stage of development, ... discuss

by Joseph Sciambra – I will always be thankful to that priest – because, he was not afraid. Some would argue that he was about as un-pastoral as you can get: he named the sin, told me where it ... discuss

In a recently posted lecture on the topic of Fundamentalism, George Demacopoulos (hereafter "GD") fell into many of the same errors evident in his original article that began this discussion. He conti ... discuss

The way the first week of Lent was observed in pre-revolutionary Russia was that most business was shut down for the week, schools were in recess, and everyone went to Church. When the full cycle of s ... discuss

Question: "What is the role of the Parish Priest as Spiritual Father to his people and how does it compare with the role of the Abbot and monks in the Monasteries?"The term "Spiritual Father" (in Russ ... discuss

For the umpteenth time today, I sadly watched a priest chase down a guy with the Sacred Host in his hands...a guy with evidently no intention of consuming the Sacrament at the altar. (Or, as he said t ... discuss

Rev. Antonio Spadaro, SJ. (Photo: Magyar Kurír.)Brace yourselves. Once again, someone in the Vatican has challenged Church doctrine in a way that implicates Pope Francis, on an issue about which he h ... discuss

Question: "Some have argued that the verses in Proverbs regarding corporal punishment are referring to the punishment of adults and not to children. Can you clarify?"Let's take a look at a couple of t ... discuss

Question 1: "Should a house be blessed every year?"Question 2: "What should a family do to prepare for a house blessing and what should they expect?"There are two types of house blessings: The blessin ... discuss

Apostolic Traditions was written by Hippolytus who feared the church was straying from tradition and falling into heresy and false doctrine, so he wanted to record the right way to ordain leaders like ... discuss

Being so blessed as to be able to attend the Latin Mass every Sunday, there are times that we are forced to attend the Novus Ordo Mass. Now, lest anyone think otherwise, I am not one of those who beli ... discuss

Let me tell you about me and my sciatica! As you may know, the sciatic nerve is the biggest, longest nerve in your body.  It was three years ago that sciatic pain down my right leg first began,  At ... discuss

Francesco CangiamilaTranslated into French by Abbé Joseph Dinouart, 1766. Second French Edition.Originally published in Sicilian in 1745 and in Latin in 1758.In this day and age, the most salient iss ... discuss

Meanwhile, statistics bear out the fact that inserting spirituality into patient care has wide public support. Drawing upon several independent studies, Dr. Bryan Thatcher said 90 percent of patients ... discuss

Criminal Charges Filed Against Anglican Priest for Praying Outside Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic: Father James Linton was arrested last month outside the San Bernardino Planned Parenthood for off ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 364 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1122 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 131 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 359 Psalter: Thursday, Week IV, 1118 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Thurs ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 658 Proper of Seasons: 374 (reading, concluding prayer) Complementary Psalter: 1095 (Series III, Midafternoon) Midafternoon Prayer for December ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 368 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1135 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Friday, ... discuss

Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Dec 22, 2016 / 03:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Donald Calloway could give St. Augustine a run for his money, in terms of dramatic conversion stories. In a recent Vimeo vide ... discuss

23 December, (commemoration of Saint John of K?ty, Priest) ... discuss

Pope Francis has named Bishop Edward J. Burns of Juneau, Alaska, as bishop of Dallas. The appointment was publicized in Washington, December 13, by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to th ... discuss

People in Spain have an “Uber” version of the Confession and it’s awesome There is now an app whereby a Catholic in Spain can find a priest to meet him or her in order to be offered ... discuss

December 14 Saint John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church Memorial “The little white dove Has returned to the ark with the bough; And now the turtle-dove Its desired mate On the green ... discuss

In researching my Timeline of Pro-Life History, I came across a number of people whom nobody has ever heard of, but whose influence on the welfare of the unborn was monumental.And one of these figures ... discuss

RAZCIt’s fair to say that until recently, most Americans had never heard of “Mike Pence.” But ironically, this relatively unknown man will soon take the second-highest office in the co ... discuss

The Priest Who Realized the Earth Revolved Around the Sun |Blogs | NCRegister.com div> ... discuss

Priest slammed for using dead baby as 'political prop' div> ... discuss

A friend pointed me to Bishop Robert Barron's "Word of Fire" podcast entitled "Why Young People are Leaving the Church." I enjoy listening to Bishop Barron. He is an extremely intelligent man, who is ... discuss

If you ask someone where to find the Crucifixion mentioned in the Old testament, they'll probably go to Zechariah 12:10:“And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a ... discuss

The (Congressional) Medal of Honor was established in 1861, during the Civil War.  The qualifications for being awarded the Medal have been tightened up and refined over the years, but it is curr ... discuss

Before I read any commentary on the election, a few of my own thoughts.Am I happy Trump won?  I am happy Hillary lost.  My support for Trump was based not on personalities, but on issues.&nb ... discuss

Well, I missed a week because of Memorial Day. Oh well! Listening To:Our teens and some of their friends meet on a weekly basis to work on a capella singing - including both secular and sacred pieces. ... discuss

I’m sick to death of this election. The most distressing aspect of this election cycle is that it’s revealed the extent to which American Catholics, particularly those of a conservative bent, have ... discuss

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael W. PendergrassFifteen years ago today, I overheard a coworker down the hall from my office telling someone else about planes hitting the World Trade ... discuss

 Loss of Newborn Sparks Couple’s Long-Term Ministry to MomsBy Rachel Leigh Randy and Evelyn James open up their regional center, which can house up to 30 women and children.Photo C ... discuss

Lazarus Long* - KurzweilAI Newsletter, Weekly Edition, LATEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY NEWS | May 6, 2016. "This vitamin stops the aging process in organs, say Swiss researchers."A potential breakthrough ... discuss

I was ordained a priest on May 30, 2006. To mark the 10th anniversary, I offered a Votive Mass of the Immaculate Heart of Mary on May 30, 2016 at St. Anthony's parish in Vancouver (the churc ... discuss

Father Michael Orsi, now on the pastoral team of St. Agnes Church in Naples, Fl said, “For too long, pastors and churches have been bullied into believing that they can say nothing political from ... discuss

Monsignor Charles Pope is my favorite priest blogger. His blogs are full of Christ's wisdom about the most pressing subjects in modern life and his latest "Accepting Disability in a World Obsessed wit ... discuss

The International Prayer Apostleship supervised by the Jesuit Order has published the video of the Pope with prayer intentions for the month of September. It is the ninth video that has been released ... discuss

What is true in Spain, is also possible in Italy. A priest of the Archdiocese of Palermo, where Pope Francis recently appointed a "Bergoglianist" as archbishop, has "blessed" a lesbian couple. "I ho ... discuss

"Stormed and humiliated." - The rebuilding of the John Paul II Institute by Francis and the "sexual revolution in the Vatican"The theologian Andrea Grillo, staunch Bergoglianist, has revealed in a com ... discuss

" In December 1982, seven-year-old Chucky McGivern came home from school with the chicken pox. Three days later, he suddenly lost consciousness and was taken to the hospital. He was diagnosed with R ... discuss

I encourage you to share this with your Catholic acquaintances.... ... discuss

I have so many good links I said to myself: what the hay? Let's do a links blogpost.People in homosexual ‘marriages’ almost 3 times more likely to commit suicide: study Because of homophobia, I'm ... discuss

Madonna del Parto Unknown Master, Italian (late 15th century in Valsesia)Rather than write a book review, which would require more time than I care to spend on this blogpost, I thought I'd comment on ... discuss

Last week a brother from my fellowship asked me about abolitionism. Most of the discussion centered around what it means for a preborn human to be alive and why a human ought not to be murdered. It wa ... discuss

Priest Shortage? What Priest Shortage? There May Be One Right Beside You - Top Stories - Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.org div ... discuss

Military Ordinariate dared to be a priest div> ... discuss

I have two Bible stories for you.One day the Israelite people are camped on the border of the country of Moab. They were getting along swimmingly and romance blossomed. Moses, their leader, was upset ... discuss

A beauty ever ancient, ever new div> ... discuss

Forty six years before my birth in Brooklyn, my father was born in 1912 Dublin, Ireland.  He was the youngest of seven in a Catholic family.  After he died in 1984, all those siblings outli ... discuss

(My Mom, Marie Kelly, wrote this on November 19, 1995. She was a parishioner at Saint Vincent Ferrer Church in Madison Heights, Michigan.)"A Thanksgiving Poem for Someone Special: Our Father and Our F ... discuss

I have already posted about this yearly abuse of Sta. Cruz Church, an abuse meant to accommodate the pagan feast of the Chinese New Year.Now I can say that this is not a liturgical abuse but a clear m ... discuss

The Centers for Disease Control acknowledges that:    "The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes). Other common symptoms include mu ... discuss

I received a very disturbing news about a parish whose monstrance containing the Blessed Sacrament got robbed on the eve of the parisH fiesta.After learning of the theft, the parish priest who is a li ... discuss

"Can I get the loyalty card discount?" he asked the kid at the register, "I had one like ten years ago, but I don't know where it is anymore." He went in on in gravelly voice from decades of smoking.T ... discuss

Courtesy of Roamin' Catholics. As the mother of a young lady of 13 who has Down syndrome, I am accustomed to seeing how God's ways are far above our ways. Many times we have stood in awe at what Our L ... discuss

If you feel tired or just too formal, why not sit it out for the Mass?Here's from a newest member of the GULP:(Kapanata Community 6th Local House Chapter and Community Mass...Special thanks to _______ ... discuss

At least 10 years of seminary formation.One decade!That is how long a man spends inside the seminary before he is ordained to the priesthood.You might be surprised to know that in all those years that ... discuss

Sorry folks, my blogging partner and I have been away for a while. But this caught my attention today at the Silverstream Priory Blog Vultus Christi : On the need for more Irish canonisationsAn Initia ... discuss

The Manila Archdiocese has officially opened the process for the beatification and canonization of a U.S. Jesuit priest credited with building up the presence of the Knights of Columbus in t ... discuss

ROME, December 8, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Howling, grunting, and roaring animals, along with images of overcrowded city centers, depictions of pollution, and negative portrayals of industrialization, ... discuss

Or what every baptized and CONFIRMED Catholics MUST do.We have forgotten the grace the Sacrament of Confirmation confects upon our soul!So when a priest forces you to commit a sin, CALL HIM OUT!When a ... discuss

Sts. Cosmas and Damian: physicians and martyrs.Going to the hospital for, if not a life-threatening, at least a life-inconveniencing procedure under general anesthesia causes one to pause and meditate ... discuss

This pro-choice woman set up this campaign, but she isn't too young to remember that the real truth about pro-choice folks is the exact reverse of what she believes is true. She writes about her frien ... discuss

In the Scriptural readings for this Sunday in the Catholic calendar, there is a great discussion about the law. However, rather than comment on the obvious admonitions presented in the gospel,  I ... discuss

Five videos released by the Center for Medical Progress showing planned Parenthood executives discussing the sale of fetal body parts have unleashed a firestorm that shows no sign of abating. Indeed T ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.I've been praying the Liturgy of the Hours (LOH) - Morning and Evening prayers, mostly - constantly since 2002. I have said it before and say again, the LOH form the "booke ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Back in 2011 I wrote Do We Need to Use a Different Word for Marriage in the Church? and, Should Catholic Clergy Cease Signing Civil “Marriage” Licenses? I say Aye! ... 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

Prayer: The Litany of St. JosephA lot of people like to point out that St. Joseph had original sin, because in how we think about the Holy Family he stands in somewhat sharp contrast to the sinless Ev ... discuss

Brief post today:Dr. Waldstein discussing the fairness (i.e., beauty) of love shared this with us, and it is from John Paul II's Crossing the Threshold of Hope:"As a young priest I learned to love hum ... discuss

……………………………………………………………. Abortion is final… you never ... discuss

Here is something interesting, that I never knew about. Kobe Bryant is Catholic, and turned to a priest in his hours of need. From a GQ story out today (Note: GQ isn’t known as the most morally ... discuss

This four-day weekend after a high-octane December seems a good opportunity to regale the world with my ruminations.-- 2015 is my 20th year living in Idaho.  That is almost half my life.  Bu ... discuss

An update on traditional monks at the Silverstream Priory from Catholic Ireland. Fundraising deadline looms for Silverstream prioryBy Sarah Mac Donald - 21 December, 2014Ireland’ ... discuss

We need more men like this.  (And more Cardinal Burkes.)  Do not lose hope.  Stay close to the Lord.  And support those who are doing good.  The article below concerning the S ... discuss

Dan Burke has a great review in the National Catholic Register on EWTN's upcoming documentary, Miles Christi: Soldiers of Christ in America.  Set you VCR (or whatever you set these days) and don' ... discuss

"Man is not perfectly happy, so long as something remains for him to desire and seek." ~ Saint Thomas AquinasThomas Aquinas knew what it meant to be happy. He knew that it meant to no longer be s ... discuss

 We reflected on the sacred seal of the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Penance) last week. The Church is so strict about the secrecy required in this sacrament because of the critical importance ... discuss

Two months ago the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that a priest in a particular case should break the seal of confession. The priest was ordered to testify if a certain individual went to confession to ... discuss

 Polk County District Judge Jeffrey Farrell upheld the ban on telemed abortions (webcam abortions) that the Iowa Board of Medicine imposed last year. It was imposed based on FDA protocol for the ... discuss

Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis My rating: 5 of 5 stars No accident that Imitation of Christ is, second to the Bible, the most beloved book in Christendom. Filled with sound doctrine and ti ... discuss

The Bible’s Big StoryWithout a firm grasp on the Bible’s Big Story, its grand meta-narrative, our understanding of the smaller stories and even the Gospel is hindered. Moreover, given how fast ... discuss

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Y ears ago, Corpus Christi or The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ was commemorated on the Thursday after Pentecost Sunday. In order to encourage more of the faithful to reflect on this gre ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen PHOENIX, AZ, June 12, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – According to a communiqué of the Diocese of Phoenix, 29-year-old Father Kenneth Walker, a priest of the Priestly Frate ... discuss

by The Editors This past Friday, LifeSiteNews (LSN) published an article reporting on a recent meeting between Pope Francis and Italian priest Fr. (Don) Michele de Paolis. During that encounter, ... discuss

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, May 16, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pope Francis raised eyebrows earlier this month by concelebrating Mass with and kissing the hand of a leading homosexu ... discuss

“At least in your final hours, you once again enjoyed the Church’smercies in preparing your soul.” from book Maid of Heaven Thursday is traditionally the day during Holy Week of Easter ... discuss

I've been writing this blog for almost three years now.  I did not set out with a plan of any kind when I began writing.  It just seemed like it would be an okay place for me to talk about m ... discuss

Perhaps, just perhaps, it is time for a clarification of this phrase, “Who am I to judge?”  Perhaps, just perhaps, the official explainer, Fr. Lombardi, should tell  the world what ... discuss

Perhaps, just perhaps, it is time for a clarification of this phrase, “Who am I to judge?”  Perhaps, just perhaps, the official explainer, Fr. Lombardi, should tell  the world what ... discuss

Since the Register won't carry it, I will (and Pat also has it at Creative Minority Report):Pope Francis and the SSPX: An OpportunityBy PATRICK ARCHBOLDBy now, many of you have probably seen the Tony ... discuss

by Hilary White LASALLE, February 10, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Fr. John Walsh, the “Parochial Administrator” (parish priest) of St. Jean de Brebeuf parish in LaSalle Quebec, told MacLean& ... discuss

“Our sins separate us from God (Is. 59:2). We have no way of remedying the situation. But Christ has opened for his people the way into the very presence of God. This does not mean an occasional acc ... discuss

by Monsignor Robert Hugh BensonI 1st heard of this book after Papa Francesco  mentioned this book in 18 November 2013 homily at his daily Mass. The Pope says that Benson speaks in the book of the ... discuss

The Baptism of the Lord (Theophanylcon) This is a small idea, but one that was reinforced at Mass today during the Homily. The priest said that he often has as least one person during his Marriage pre ... discuss

It has been shown already that historically, Jesus did indeed exist; hence, He had to have been born. We know that He existed. Simple historical fact. However, the coming of Jesus, Immanuel, God with ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for December 14 is St. John of the Cross. Juan de Yepes was the Castilian son of a poor silk weaver of Fontiberos, Toledo, Spain and was born in 1542. His father was of noble birt ... discuss




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