Topic: sacred

I have more thoughts from our morning sessions at the Pappas Patristic Institute that I wanted to write down concerning the Fathers' hermeneutics or interpretation of Scripture. One of the key passage ... discuss

The close of last week's Natural Family Planning Awareness Week (July 19 - 25) was marked by the 47th anniversary of Humanae Vitae.  Toward the close of that prophetic encyclical, Pope Paul VI sp ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. All the statistics and surveys indicate that smaller percentages of young men and women give priority to marriage as their natural vocation. Even in the prime years for m ... discuss

WHAT IS THIS BLOG TOUR?Catholic Sistas is pleased to announce The Official Catholic Through The Year Blog Tour! This blog tour is intended to spread the word about this budget friendly downloadab ... discuss

Nairobi, Kenya, Jul 28, 2015 / 02:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- U.S. president Barack Obama has come under fire from African politicians and Church leaders after advocating for gay rights in Kenya this week ... discuss

Remember what happened to the people of Israel when they made a golden calf? God promised to punish them, and, as their rebellion continued, they ended up wandering in the desert for 40 years until th ... discuss

“Those who are regenerated and growing in their adoration of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit are to find their souls drawn towards like-minded worshipers. After all, they do have the same belief ... discuss

Has the patristic era lost its relevance for modern hermeneutics (i.e., interpretation) or exegesis? Not only do they have much to teach our age, but I hold that they are indispensable guides to the d ... discuss

  Four governors join the presidential field: Where do they stand on life?  Rebecca Downs   During this June and July, four sitting governors, all Republicans, declared thei ... discuss

BVXI, or Papa Benedict, as it turns out he would have preferred to be called, was given honorary degrees from two Polish universities the other day, and gave this little talk at Castel Gandalfo to mar ... discuss

David Clayton is a professor at Saint Thomas More College of the Liberal Arts in Merrimack, NH, where he has designed the Way of Beauty program which focuses on the link between Catholic culture and l ... discuss

Therefore, let us take a minute before we judge and condemn. Let us listen well to our brothers. Let us evaluate our conclusions and see if we are rushing to judgment. Let us make sure we are not be ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Clinton Facing Criminal Probe - The media's conventional wisdom on Hillary Clinton's email scandal (her use of a private server while secretary of state) is tha ... discuss

HIGH SCHOOL RELIGION TEACHER Education: Middle/High School, FT EmployeeSacred Heart Academy (Mt. Pleasant, MI)Sacred Heart Academy, located in Mt. Pleasant Michigan, is seeking a Secondary Religion Te ... discuss

HIGH SCHOOL CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS TEACHER Education: Middle/High School, FT EmployeeSacred Heart Academy (Mt. Pleasant, MI)Sacred Heart Academy, located in Mt. Pleasant Michigan, is seeking a Secondar ... discuss

Aleppo, Syria, Jul 24, 2015 / 06:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With half of Syria’s population displaced due to its ongoing civil war, Church leaders in the country are seeking to send a message of ho ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Where life is involved, the service of charity ... discuss

By Thomas Centrella The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing so-called “same-sex marriage” has raised many questions. The institution of marriage has been around since the beginning of ti ... discuss

Cardinal Dolan gives invocation at Democrats' convention.Sadly, for Obama and the Democratic Party, Planned Parenthood's policy of "harvesting" and selling the tissues and organs of aborted babies is ... discuss

Cardinal Juan Sandoval of Mexico gets it right: A new world order is a call for demolition orders against marriage and family On June 12, two weeks before the US Supreme Court redefined marriage, Mexi ... discuss

How many times have you heard the now very tiresome whine - I'm just one person, what can I do? Cmblake6 posted the video below, an example of someone doing something! The last line of the Declarat ... discuss

An article in the Catholic Stand, (a new-to-me website, but I'm always the last to know....) which includes an interview with our Kathy Reinheimer. (Many of the Chant Cafe's readers will know her from ... discuss

One of my favorite things about the New Testament epistles is the personal moments, the personal interactions between the author and his audience. I love to read Paul’s “don’t forget the ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jul 21, 2015 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A recent discovery in the Catacomb of Saint Callixtus, an early Christian series of tombs beneath Rome which once held the bodies of 16 Popes, ha ... discuss

YOUTH MINISTER Youth Ministry, FT EmployeeSacred Heart Parish (Cicero, NY)Sacred Heart Parish, a large and active parish located in Central New York, is looking for a full-time Youth Minister for the ... discuss

Image by rarenewspapers.comby Tom Balek, Contributing Author: My wife bought me a book of selected front pages from the New York Times, from 1920 to 1976, at a garage sale and it is a treasure. It im ... discuss

News of this  in my inbox this a.m.A One-day Experience of Gregorian Chant and PolyphonyThe Summer Sacred Music Workshop is a one-day workshop where you will learn about the Ancient Gregorian Ch ... discuss

By Mark Shea | I can’t help but like Kathy Shaidle, the scrappy author of a Canadian blog called Five Feet of Fury. I’ve always had a weakness for people who tell you exactly what t ... discuss

Our chapter's annual Mary Magdalene retreat on July 17-19 was a success.  A big thank you to all those who made it possible, from the cleanup crew to the cooks to Maria Turner and the chant schol ... discuss

By Jim Graves | Cantores in Ecclesia Revives Sacred Music in Oregon | Twice monthly, Father Robert Palladino, 82, drives an hour from his farm in Sandy, Ore., to St. Stephen’s parish i ... discuss

by Fr. Tom CollinsMany of the issues confronting the Church today are based upon a fundamental question about the nature of pastoral ministry. Is the primary purpose of such ministry to help peo ... discuss

In this lengthy essay the recent Obergefell vs. Hodges Supreme Court decision is examined and rebutted in detail. There is repetition in the Supreme Court opinion and therefore some repetition in the ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Slobs at Mass by Donald R. McClarey, JD, of The American Catholic - Big Pulpit The Resurrection of Sacred Architecture - Michael Tamara, Crisis Magazine Attitude Changes Ever ... discuss

Rick Perry: As usual, much of the press has responded to scandalous behavior by leftist sacred cows by making the story about Republicans criticizing the actions instead of the scandal itself. On t ... discuss

“Expository preaching magnifies the absolute sovereignty of God since the preacher has no inherent power to convert or sanctify the hearers but it is God, and God alone, by His marvelous grace, ... discuss

First off, I want to say a huge "thank you!" to everyone who prayed for me over the weekend and earlier this week. As I mentioned in my last post, I felt myself going through a metaphorical desert for ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 17, 2015 / 03:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday, Pope Francis authorized a decree recognizing the heroic virtue of Archbishop Andrey Sheptytsky, who was head of the Ukrainian Greek ... discuss

Since the Supreme Court's terrible ruling my pastor, Fr. Michael Dobbins, has given several homilies pointing out our own culpability in bringing about this evil assault on God's plan for marriage. It ... discuss

As usual, much of the press has responded to scandalous behavior by leftist sacred cows by making the story about Republicans criticizing the actions instead of the scandal itself. On the one hand, ar ... discuss

Donald J. Trumpby Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: The members of the U.S. political establishment are in full panic. A colorful, renegade patriot has just stood up to the ideological perversity ... discuss

There is a group of individuals who call themselves "Old Catholics."  This group broke off of the Catholic Church before Vatican I and have mixed in protestant thought within what looks like a Tr ... discuss

By understanding what Puritanism did right, Americans can see more clearly what they lack. Puritanism set up a creative tension between personal autonomy and communal obligation, impassioned conscienc ... discuss

Dr. Janet Hunt, FAGO, director of music at St. John Seminary in Boston, writes about her recent work:The publication of my edition of sacred vocal music by the English composer Peter Philips is the re ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. For the agenda of evil to proliferate and undermine the moral order, some form of confusion enters as a prelude for the battle that follows. While the Tower of Babel and ... discuss

I’ve been reading Aldous Huxley’s A Brave New World this week, and was therefore disturbed, if not entirely surprised, to come across this Huffington Post video describing the ‘ethics’ of Euth ... discuss

We have another great testimony about the importantance of the Colloquium, and how it effected Fr. Peter Kwasniewski as he attended this year. Recently my son and I participated in the Sacred Music C ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 14, 2015 / 12:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With two restful weeks outside of the Vatican behind him and two honorary doctorates in hand, Benedict XVI has again returned to Rome, where he ... discuss

Contact: Andrea Rhodes, United Bible Societies, +44(0)118-952-1428 SWINDON, England, July 14, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- As pressure on Christians in the Middle East continues to mount, the Palesti ... discuss

“As Christ’s kingdom continues to grow and cover the earth, believers today can read Daniel and find in its pages assurance that corrupt power and impiety will not last forever. Such a reign i ... discuss

MONTESSORI TEACHER Education: Elementary, FT EmployeeMount Sacred Heart School (San Antonio, TX)Mount Sacred Heart, a well-established Catholic school in San Antonio is seeking an experienced Primary ... discuss

An upcoming conference aims to help Church leaders and anyone interested in evangelization minister to those with homosexual tendencies. Janet Smith, who holds the Father Michael J. McGivney Chair ... discuss

Regardless of what you think of them as a band, you can’t deny the Grateful Dead‘s indelible mark on popular culture, especially in light of the band’s 50th anniversary/farewell R ... discuss

An abortionist who once called abortion sacred and claims to be a Christian has made several more stunning statements lately. Abortion doctor Willie Parker is a hero to the eugenics motivated abortion ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Give to Caesar what is due to Caesar and to God ... discuss

So for some people, when you get the Blessed Sacrament out of the tabernacle, you do not touch the consecrated altar table, then you can use the entire church for whatever purpose you would want to us ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux “A day that will live in infamy” was how President Franklin D. Roosevelt announced the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. To this day, people commemorate that devastati ... discuss

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An American Indian tribe in Montana has taken the rare step of breaking off formal talks with the U.S. government and a Louisiana company that has been seeking for decades to ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 485 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 998 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Monday ... discuss

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Executive, FT EmployeeSacred Story Institute (Seattle, WA)Job Title: Executive Assistant Religious Non-Profit Essential Qualifications: Education 1. Undergraduate Degree 2. MA Reli ... discuss

HONOLULU (AP) — The state land board on Friday will consider an emergency rule restricting access to a mountain considered sacred by many Native Hawaiians after officials say a handful of people pro ... discuss

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry brought his pro-life values to the National Right to Life convention in New Orleans, Louisiana today and he told the audience about his long and distinguished pro-life ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco One of the most troubling objections made to the Faith is regarding the instances in the Old Testament when God commands the killing of human beings who have committed no obvious ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. From the moment of conception until he takes his last breath man is designed to be bonded with other persons. Human beings are not created to be “atomized”, isolated, ... discuss

In his life and death, Hus pointed not to himself, but to the Word of God as our only infallible authority for faith and life. God’s Word proclaims the light of the gospel—the good news of Jesus C ... discuss

I don’t remember what I wished for as I was turning 12, though if I had to guess I would wager power ranger action figures were on the top of the list. It’s quite possible I even received them, an ... discuss

As a pastor, I’m constantly asked to give my opinion on very personal matters.  Sometimes, through this blog, I receive e-mails from complete strangers about complicated challenges that people ... discuss

Finely carved clock of the Church of the Holy Ghost in Tallinn, Estonia,work by Christian Ackermann (late 17th century)Via WikipediaThis is the oldest public clock in Tallinn, and reminds us how impor ... discuss

Free!! The Story of Jesus in Harmony with the Gospels – KJV AmazonReader Review: This is the book I have been longing for. The author has put the happenings of the Anunciation, the birth, the f ... discuss

PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR YOUTH MINISTRY AND FAITH FORMATION Youth Ministry, FT EmployeeSacred Heart Parish (Enumclaw, WA)Pastoral Assistant for Youth Ministry and Faith Formation Do you love mountains? ... discuss

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI, who retired in 2013, has been honored for cultivating sensitivity to sacred music in the traditions of the Catholic Church. ... discuss

In present conditions, what words or melodies could replace the forms of Catholic devotion which you have used until now? You should reflect and carefully consider whether things would not be worse, s ... discuss

Photo: Shannon DeCelle in NY Post Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer In case you don’t remember the story of the farm owners fined for their faith, let me quickly refresh your memory on some key ... discuss

With the announcement of a Year of Mercy by Pope Francis, we should start by asking ourselves "what is mercy?"  And let us follow up that question with another: "what does mercy require of me?"&n ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 30, 2015 / 04:21 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis might chew coca leaves – or maybe sip coca tea – during his visit to Bolivia next week, the Vatican has said. Bolivian Culture M ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 30, 2015 / 11:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Before heading out for his two-week stay at the papal residence in Castel Gandolfo this summer, retired pontiff Benedict XVI received a 30 minut ... discuss

This is not a scene from a movie.This actually happened.It was a masquerade ball for their parish priest who will be re-assigned to another parish.This happened in Sampaloc, Manila.A holy place, dedic ... discuss

Video from June 24 ... Hillary celebrates 'Gay' marriage (BARF ALERT) Wikipedia: (Gay) primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual. The term was originally used to refer ... discuss

Image below, Barack Obama orders the American People's house to be disrespected by ordering it to be decorated in LGBT colors in celebration of SCOTUS's creation of a right for same-sex marriage. Do y ... discuss

So much has happened since I last updated you on my life and apostolate! I returned June 12 from my three-week European speaking tour, and my heart is full of gratitude as I look back upon the wonderf ... discuss

Godelieva De Troyer is dead now.  The man who killed her says she wanted it that way. Godelieva was depressed. She’d recently broken up with her boyfriend, and apparently felt distanced from her f ... discuss

So the fam and I went to the drive-in last night (yes there are still drive-ins).  It's always (at least) a two-show affair which started last night with Inside Out followed by Avengers Age of U ... discuss

DIRECTOR OF SACRED MUSIC Music Ministry, FT EmployeeSt. John the Baptist Catholic Church (Corpus Christi, TX)St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, a newly established and fast growing parish in Corpus ... discuss

I inwardly (and sometimes outwardly) grumble and complain about how my body changed after carrying Lily. I was once a fit athlete, a toned cross-country runner. Then came Lily. Much of the time, I don ... discuss

Cardinals George Pell and Raymond BurkeCardinals George Pell and Cardinal Raymond Burke are among two of the most well known and influential cardinals in the Catholic Church.  Cardinal Pell, form ... discuss

I am so thankful for the vivid memories I have from the time I was pregnant with Lily and when God intervened in my life and saved the life of my baby girl and my life through her life. I look back an ... discuss

Credit:  www.thelocal.deWhen I was growing up in the 50's and 60's, Catholic churches were packed every week for Sunday Mass. There were 5 to 6 Masses or more, and the pews were filled for all of ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannOn June 28, the Church celebrates the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary the day – one day after the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The proximity of both celebrations r ... discuss

Today, Catholics of the Western tradition celebrate the Feast of the Sacred Heart.Outside of devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary, there is none more popular or more identified with the traditional pi ... discuss

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Icon of St. John Chrysostom, with St. Paul the Apostle guiding him in his interpretation of his writings.Question: Did the Fathers teach Sola Scriptura?Protestant apologists in recent years ... discuss

Okay, so right off the bat let me explain that I don't receive the Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of Jesus Christ in my hand. But this isn't at all an argument about that. There are many, many people ... discuss

5 June AD 754 The man who later became known as Saint Boniface was born around AD 670-680 at Crediton, Devonshire, England and baptized Winfrid or Wynfrith. Although he was educated, he became a monk& ... discuss

INTROIT Ps. 80:17He fed them with the finest wheat, alleluia! and filled them with honey from the rock, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! Ps. 80:2. Sing joyfully to God, our helper, sing aloud to the God ... discuss

"An excessive need for admiration and praise and with this comes an equally excessive need to avoid criticism. Often this is associated with obvious attention seeking behavior. These narcissistic trai ... discuss

So here it comes, the hard socialist left and their dirty tactics to attack Christendom by forcing a lawsuit in federal court, that opens the door for them too all flock too the apostate liberal churc ... discuss

Got a pond, or a ditch running through your property, or what used to be your property?  The Occupier of the Oval Office has signed an order that would limit your ability to do what you want to d ... discuss

Why have I noticed a couple of parishes and dioceses "hiring" former seminarians who end up throwing their weight around as if the position of, whatever they claim it to be, as a birthright?Take these ... discuss

Today the Western church celebrates the Feast of the Holy Trinity, that whom is the perfect community of love, and from whom all creation originates. Its true nature, defined and redefined by sacred C ... discuss

The First Sunday after Pentecost The Feast of the Holy Trinity, or Trinity Sunday, is a movable festival on the Church calendar in Western Christendom. Its date of celebration depends, as do Lent, Asc ... discuss

PRAYERS FOR THE SALVATION OF ALL MENO Lord Jesus Christ, Lover and Saviour of souls, Who didst choose to die for all men and whose Sacred Heart yearns that no soul may perish, but that all may come to ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Saints: 279 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1230 Office of Readings for Friday in Ordinary Time God, come to my assistance.— Lor ... discuss

Paris, France, May 21, 2015 / 02:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Known for its ornate rose window and towering stained glass glory, the thirteenth century Sainte-Chapelle in Paris has finally been pieced back ... discuss

The saint of the day for May 22 is Saint Rita of Cascia, religious, patron of impossible, desperate causes and situations. She is also the patron saint of abuse victims, difficult marriages, infertili ... discuss

Credit:  www.aliexpress.comWhen the Church is fearful and when the Church does not receive the joy of the Holy Spirit, the Church is sick, the communities are sick, the faithful are sick.Pope Fra ... discuss

The novena to Our Lady Help of Christians begins today and ends on her feast day, May 24.FIRST DAYHail, Star of the sea, Blessed Mother of God, ever fruitful Virgin, happy gate of heaven.PRAYER: O Vir ... discuss

The God Complex, by OneWaleTwoLegs (Deviant Art) As all logical cognitive deduction are lost on the primordial liberal mind, the idea there are no such phenomena as societies wholly egalitarian is t ... discuss

  Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Patrick McKinney, 61, as the bishop of Nottingham, England. Patrick McKinney was born in Birmingham, England, in 1954 and was ordained a priest in 197 ... discuss

MATHEMATICS TEACHER Education: Middle/High School, FT EmployeeJohn Paul the Great Academy (Lafayette, LA)John Paul the Great Academy (JPG) is a small, Catholic, college preparatory school that preserv ... discuss

By Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro In contemporary society, we are faced with the challenge of how we can establish again a Culture of Life, one that would integrally respect life from biological conceptio ... discuss

Despite the U.S. bishops’ policy banning Catholic honors to people who publicly oppose Catholic teaching, Georgetown University will honor two prominent advocates for legal abortion at its graduatio ... discuss

14 May AD 1565 Nikolaus von Amsdorf was one of the members of the German nobility who came to follow Martin Luther and to support his reforms. While some questions remain, it's likely that he was bor ... discuss

Washington D.C., May 13, 2015 / 03:41 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Having lost their homes, their heritage and their sense of dignity, Iraqi Christians victimized by the Islamic State feel abandoned by earthl ... discuss

More than two hundred years ago, the United States of America was founded as a Christian nation and as a haven of religious liberty by men whose ancestors had fled religious persecution in Europe. Tod ... discuss

As The Cardinal Newman Society has been monitoring for years, through Catholic Education Daily, there are Catholic universities and colleges, which despite their Catholic identity, have had pro-aborti ... discuss

The Lord by Romano GuardiniThat Jesus’ task “is consummated” must be true, because he says so (John 19:30). Yet what a spectacle of failure! His word rejected, his message misunderstood, his com ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux It is a profound experience to re-read Evangelium vitae twenty years after it was issued. The scope of reflection integrated into this great treasure given to us by St. John Paul II ... discuss

The Role of Church and State in Executing Vengeance Against Blasphemy, Idolatry and Witchcraft One of the main points of any system of covenantal theology should be the idea of “covenantal shift. ... discuss

Fr. Nicolas SchwizerThe most appropriate language for speaking about the Holy Spirit – because of his mysterious nature – is that of symbols and images. The Holy Spirit escapes mathematical defini ... discuss

The United States was founded on the principle of Divine human rights which are endowed to all individuals equally by their Creator. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are create ... discuss

Greater Double (1955 Calendar): May 8thToday is the Feast of the Apparition of St. Michael the Archangel. Traditionally in the Liturgy of the Church, there were two feasts in honor of St. Michael.&nbs ... discuss

By Fr. C. J. McCloskey This is the third in a series on Evangelium vitae. See the whole series here. As any serious Christian knows, human life is a treasure given to us by God Himself. Scripture and ... discuss

Tim Tebow is a popular football quarterback who became a pro-life star when he shared how his mother Pam rejected abortion after doctors told her that killing her baby was the only way to save her lif ... discuss

  As hard as it is to swallow this man’s take on our country’s status is probably spot on. Time is like a river. You cannot touch the water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pas ... discuss

PARISH DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION (REEDSBURG, WI) Religious Education, FT EmployeeSacred Heart Parish (Reedsburg, WI)Parish Director of Faith Formation (Reedsburg, WI) Sacred Heart Parish is seeking ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma Twenty years ago, now- Pope Saint John Paul II began Evangelium vitae (The Gospel of Life) by recalling the moment that is, as he calls it, “the dawn of salvation.” This moment ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Culture Campaign comments on self-professed Satanist name “Mary” who claims the Missouri waiting period is preventing her from exercisi ... discuss

PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR DIVINE WORSHIP Pastoral Ministry, FT EmployeeSacred Heart (Battle Ground, WA)"Personal Religious Faith Demands Engagement." What does this mean to you? Would you like to be on ... discuss

The month of May is traditionally a time to honor Mary, the Mother of God. This is a fitting time to reflect on the essential role she plays in our salvation and in our missionary apostolate promoting ... discuss

We know satanists believe abortion is sacred as we have documented several times. Now, a St Louis, Missouri Satanic Temple is raising funds to get a woman an abortion.         Acc ... discuss

ELEMENTARY K-6 TEACHER Education: Elementary, FT EmployeeSacred Heart Cathedral School (Knoxville, TN)Sacred Heart Cathedral School is accepting resumes for the 2015-2016 school year. Those applying m ... discuss

MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER Education: Middle/High School, FT EmployeeSacred Heart Cathedral School (Knoxville, TN)Sacred Heart Cathedral School is accepting resumes for the 2015-2016 school year. T ... discuss

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRINCIPAL Clerical/Administrative, FT EmployeeSacred Heart Cathedral School (Knoxville, TN)Sacred Heart Cathedral School is accepting resumes for the 2015-2016 school y ... discuss

Vatican City, May 2, 2015 / 05:44 pm (CNA).- The Synod of Bishops began receiving in April responses to a questionnaire that had been sent to dioceses the world over in preparation for October's Synod ... discuss

Contact: Kristin Cole, 972-267-1111 DAVAO CITY, Philippines, May 1, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Tebow CURE Hospital grand opening was held today at the facility in Davao City. Built and operated ... discuss

!vml]-->“Your eyes saw my substance, yet being unformed. And in Your book they all were written, the days fashioned for me, when as yet there were none of them.” – Psalm 139.16 Roman', serif;">W ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the four consolidated same-sex “marriage” cases, including Ohio’s Obergefell vs. Hodgeson, on April 28, 2015. As The New Yor ... discuss

by James Kalb – Islam is violent and repressive, and its sacred texts are the heart of darkness at the center of the Islamic State’s inspiration and motivation, despite Barack Obama’ ... discuss

Giving away/signing my book on healing (http://t.co/QUs1b1JkWl) last night at Lake Traverse Reservation. More soon! pic.twitter.com/smYIY0NT2S— Dawn Eden ن (@mypeacebook) April 22, 2015Today I retu ... discuss

Credit:  www.slate.comI recently commented on Father John Zuhlsdorf's blog in which I pointed out that he, Father Z, was in profound disagreement with Pope Benedict XVI.  He admitted that ye ... discuss

In the beginning was the Word. Christians rightly cherish the declaration that our Savior, the crucified and resurrected Lord Jesus Christ, is first known as the Word — the one whom the Father h ... discuss

The pattern of the Christian year is an exercise of the Church’s annual remembrance and proclamation of the Gospel. The annual celebrations of Christmas and Resurrection Day help the Church to p ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. Of the many attributes of human beings formalized in Latin—the man who knows (homo sapiens), the man who smiles or plays (homo ludens), the upright man who stands (homo ... discuss

As you may have noticed by my posts today, all our grandchildren have gone home and we are back to our (too) quiet normal. We waved off our Pittsburgh family early this afternoon. This evening I wante ... discuss

 Yes, you read that right.Cardinal Walter Kasper, the same theologian who resurrected the zombie called "Communion for the Divorce and Remarried" has once again struck!In a report posted at The R ... discuss

Among all of the elements of devotion to The Divine Mercy requested by our Lord through Sr. Faustina, the Feast of Mercy holds first place. The Lord's will with regard to its establishment was already ... discuss

From today's Office of Readings. From the Catecheses by Saint John Chrysostom, bishop The power of Christ's bloodIf we wish to understand the power of Christ’s blood, we should go back to the anci ... discuss

It was on a     maundy Thursday,         and all in the morning,They planted     a crown of thorns    &nb ... discuss

It's Holy Week in the Philippines and it is the time "overflowing" with tradition and "traditional" liturgical abuse and weirdos.Each parish has it's own beautiful, non liturgical tradition that we Fi ... discuss

Ah, holy Jesus, how hast Thou offended, * That man to judge Thee hath in hate pretended? * By foes derided, by Thine own rejected, * O most afflicted.Holy Week at the parish of Saint John the Beloved ... discuss

Blessed Paul VI celebrating Mass in the vernacularCredit:  rorate-caeli.blogspot.comI recently did a post [HERE] in which I discussed Father Z's reaction to the "whoopdeedoo", as he referred to i ... 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

Bosch's Christ Carrying the CrossThe Christological treatises in the Summa Theologica make excellent Lenten reading. If you are looking for something for the short time remaining in Holy Week, I recom ... discuss

The Synod on the Family of 2014 was like a big family fight. Prima facie, it appeared to be a divisive mess. Fortunately, we are only at the half-way point, and there is time for some regrouping and r ... discuss

I thought I would publish some of my notes. Since 2011, I have been teaching Biblical Greek at JP Catholic University. One of the things that always surprised the students was how quickly they could r ... discuss

 Abortionists agree – abortion is killing By Sarah Terzo “A fetus isn’t a baby.” “A woman has a right to choose.” These ... discuss

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

On this Feast of St. Joseph, the name day of our dear Pope Benedict and the second anniversary of Pope Francis' inaugural Mass, I was delighted to find this sweet picture of the two popes (click the p ... discuss

Young people, their parents and clergywere betrayed by organisers of Flame 2 youth event Once again Fr Timothy Radcliffe, the well-known dissenter from Catholic teaching,  is being ... discuss

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

Can faithful Catholics and Biblical evangelicals accept same-sex marriage?[1] I assert that it cannot be accepted within the Magisterium of the Catholic Church nor Biblical Christians.[2] Quite t ... discuss

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

The image above is a stack of life books.  We are making one for every child in our center. These books are full of pictures of our Mercy House kids, their housemates, staff, friends from school ... discuss

It should go without saying that the most sacred duty of our elected representatives is to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States. Only on the Left would any American think otherwise. ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.I've read much about the "moral suffering" many saints undergo and decided to investigate what is this thing called "moral suffering." In the interest of transparency, I co ... discuss

The above picture is one that is sure to warm the heart of every good Catholic traditionalist. Here is a priest celebrating the Mass ad orientem. This is the way Mass should be celebrated. This is ... 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

In today's world, we are faced with a dire situation that is virtually unprecedented in the history of the Church.  We need only look to Pope Francis' comments of late on how Catholics should not ... discuss

Brethren, we recently celebrate the centenary of the birth of Fr. Thomas Merton, OCSO, mystic, writer,and activist. In honor of his centenary I wish to republish this post I wrote back in 2005. Thank ... discuss

By Michael JohnsThe largest and most impactful political movement, at least since the civil rights movement and perhaps in all of American history, originated in the minds and efforts of les ... discuss

By Michael JohnsThe largest and most impactful political movement, at least since the civil rights movement and perhaps in all of American history, originated in the minds and efforts of les ... discuss

By Michael JohnsThe largest and most impactful political movement, at least since the civil rights movement and perhaps in all of American history, originated in the minds and efforts of les ... discuss

 I hold the Magna Carta as a sacred document. It is part of our Canadian 800 year history of freedom and liberty. My friends John Robson  and Brigitte Pellerin, are making a documentary on t ... discuss

There are many ways to answer this serious accusation, that Abolish Human Abortion is a cult. First, “Abolish Human Abortion” is not a group. AHA is not an organization, neither church nor parachu ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Dear children, keep away from idols” (1 J ... discuss

It’s been over a week now, and certain people still haven’t gotten over the spanking Maureen Mullarkey received for her rather slanderous attack on Pope Francis. And a spanking it was; R. R. Reno, ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Why is it important for Christians to come together in prayer at the National Memorial for the Pre-born and Their Mothers and Fathers on the morning of the March for Life?   ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “God created man in his own image, in the image o ... discuss

A ... discuss

Question: "In the Orthodox Study Bible and in other places online, I've seen a chart comparing the Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox canon of Scripture. My question is from what canon o ... discuss

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

“On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, eleven pipers piping ...”Today, as mentioned earlier, the traditional Roman calendar observes the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus*, whil ... discuss

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

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

It has been a busy spring! On May 16, I graduated the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies, receiving a pontifical licentiate in sacred theology (STL), mag ... discuss

On July 31, the feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, I had the honor of speaking at Washington, D.C.'s Catholic Information Center on "Healing of Memory: What St. Ignatius Loyola and Pope Francis Can Teac ... discuss

Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he?"My thirteen year old son Anthony asked to watch "It's a Wonderful Life" the ot ... discuss

Even at, and maybe especially at Christmastime the anti-Christians are on the attack. One example of this obvious and intense hatred is the www.AlterNet.org article by Valarie Tari ... 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

The pro-abortion radicals in Femen are at it again — using crazy antics and their topless bodies in an attempt to push abortion on an international scale and embarrass the pro-life Catholic Chur ... discuss

The anti-Christian movement better known as the Militant Gay Lobby have targeted Chick-fil-A and tagged them as a "hate group" by liberal media such as the New York Times. “If you’re eating Chi ... discuss

Christianity does not simply ask followers to respect life, nor does it insist they denounce the everyday sins of humanity. Truly devout living compels us to actively defend the right to life, which i ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: There are 250 million Christians in America today, but most seem to be oblivious of the fact that they and their religion are under steady attack from those who apparently hate ... discuss

Today the Church celebrates the optional memorial of St. John of Kanty, priest.St. John was born at Kanty, in the Diocese of Krakow, Poland in 1390 to Stanislaus and Anne who were pious country people ... discuss

Jason by Justus Miles Forman, about whom Wikipedia has this interesting entry: His only play, The Hyphen, appeared in 1915 but did not receive the success Forman expected. The Hyphen was a topical dra ... 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

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