Topic: sacred

From its founding in the fall of 2004, Bound4LIFE was a stand for all life—from conception until natural death. While the vision was primarily focused on praying for the ending of abortion, we quick ... discuss

This timely warning comes from the recent newsletter of the Society of St. Vincent Ferrer.  Let us do all that we can in the next year to spread the news of Fatima, to participate in our Lady's r ... discuss

Guest Post by David MartinOn the Feast of Pentecost, 2016, Fr. Ingo Dollinger, a long-time friend of Pope Emeritus Benedict told Dr. Maike Hickson that Cardinal Ratzinger [now Benedict XVI] told him i ... 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

marriage, stock photo via pixabay.comThe views on this blog do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the Salvation Army, it's employees, or partners. The views on this blog are s ... discuss

Real heartbeatUnique DNAMy Luke ShilohA new nameHe gave me"Mother"Only 6 weeksToo soon with JesusMissed all my lifeAnother heartbeatUnique DNAMy Lily KatherineMemories held dearPregnancy to birthMy fi ... discuss

Men of Galilee, why are you standing there looking at the sky? This Jesus who is to be taken up from you into heaven had to re-schedule his departure to the following Sunday in order to accomodate the ... discuss

Baptisms, Confirmations and Full Communion from November, 2015  to April, 2016New Deacons (December 8, 2015)My 40th Birthday Celebrations with  Prayer Group MembersNew Roman Vestments ( ... discuss

Greater Double (1955 Calendar): May 6Up until the year 1960, May 6th was the Feast of St. John before the Latin Gate, in honor of a great miracle conferred upon St. John the Apostle.  As Catholic ... discuss

As I'm missing my daughter like crazy this week leading up to Mother's Day, here are some words I wrote about a year and a half ago that I am reminding myself of:Can a mother's love be comprehended or ... discuss

 Her secret worldIn mama's wombSafe and shelteredSacred, beautiful, aweFormed by the AlmightyHidden from all eyesThough unseen -Sounds heard...Music that brings dance...Voices familiar...Mama's h ... discuss

After the baby shower this past weekend, I was able to capture a few maternity pictures of Kala. This has been something I really wanted to do before baby girl is born and I am glad I was able to ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. Adam spoke “up” when he spoke with God, and “down” in the naming of the animals, but it was not until the creation of Eve, “bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. See Part I here. The Incarnation expresses an infinitely fertile virginity. The Virgin Mother is herself the pure image of the Incarnation in this respect: she who “neve ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. See Part I here, Part II here. Certain moral virtues regulate activities internal to the agent, such as his own passions and the motions that are bound up with them (e.g., ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. See Part I here, Part II here, Part III here. Friedrich Nietzsche is a notoriously anti-Christian author, and, while in rhetoric he is second to none, he is pathetically w ... discuss

Photo by Sergi Bernal Do you call yourself conservative? This post is meant for you. Do you call yourself conservative? I know that there is a spectrum: very conservative, somewhat conservative, and ... discuss

Larry and I spent the weekend in Gettysburg square dancing with our camping club. We never have much time on these weekends to see the sights so we stayed an extra day. This morning we biked the battl ... discuss

Yesterday, Today, and TomorrowAs Western intelligentsia and media elites continue to focus upon the fake and inflated refugee crisis among Palestinians, the world’s real refugee crisis, now describe ... discuss

Every city has its hip area with trendy shops offering locally made trinkets, markets for vendors of organically grown produce, and faux-French cafés. Accountants and stockbrokers who wear ... discuss

 Archbishop of D.C.: Never Has Responsibility to Protect Life Been More Difficult Than in Our DayBy Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, DC. Cardinal Donald Wuerl is pictur ... discuss

 “Untold:” the story of God’s miracles in the makingBy Dave Andrusko Like most pro-lifers I believe passionately in the power of communications that touch both the heart and th ... discuss

Planned Parenthood is losing money left and right as states, outraged by its trafficking of aborted babies’ body parts, move to defund the abortion giant.This week, Mississippi legislators sent a bi ... discuss

by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, DC.: . . . Some of that Word is addressed explicitly to you, the young people, the university students who are at the heart of this University M ... discuss

Perhaps one of the most frequently heard questions regarding Sacred music is something to the effect:"Is there a priority for what we are supposed to sing at Mass?"This of course, presupposes an under ... discuss

For those who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Evening Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 10 ... discuss

For those who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Midafternoon Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinar ... discuss

For those who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Midday Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 10 ... discuss

For those who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Midmorning Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary ... discuss

For those of you who celebrate Ascension on Sunday please follow this link to Today’s Morning Prayer for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 10 ... discuss

For those of you who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Office of Readings for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: ... discuss

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by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Leftist Violence Grows - The "storm troopers" of the radical left have been busy in recent days. In California, open borders radicals beat up and harassed conservat ... discuss

Well I’m not sure what you expect. This is the Weekly Town Crier, where I collect and pass along links If interest from the past week. Don’t call it a link-dump. Well, I suppose you could ... discuss

When I sit with my family around the table for a meal on the Lord’s day, I will typically ask, “What did I preach about today?”  I love hearing my children answer the question with ... discuss

Michael Voris devotes a major part of his self-proclaimed apostolate to trying to destroy anyone in the Catholic Church who shows any compassion or empathy for homosexuals.  Voris especially goes ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 757 (antiphon, reading) Midafternoon Prayer for the 4th Sunday of Easter, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 757 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 1502 Midday Prayer for the 4th Sunday of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, come to ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 757 (antiphon, reading) Midmorning Prayer for the 4th Sunday of Easter, usi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1045 Proper of Seasons: 750 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 1490 Office of Readings for the 4th Sunday of Easter God, come to my assistance.— ... discuss

Fourth Sunday of Easter Acts 13:14, 43-52 Psalm 100:1-2, 3, 5 Revelation 7:9, 14b-17 John 10:27-30 Today is the Fourth Sunday of Easter. A reflection on today’s Sacred Scriptures: The Gospel th ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalter: 1655 (Series III, Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 766 (reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Monday ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 766 Psalter: Monday, Week IV, 1522 Midday Prayer for Monday in Week 4 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, come ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 765 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Monday in W ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1064 Proper of Seasons: 748 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 1485 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Proper of Seasons: 496 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 92 ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 747 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Saturda ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 747 Psalter: Saturday, Week III, 1481 Midday Prayer for Saturday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 746 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Saturday in ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 745 Psalter: Saturday, Week III, 1476 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 494 Psalter: Saturday, Week I ... discuss

FAITH FORMATION COORDINATOR Religious Education, PT EmployeeSacred Heart Catholic Church (Brevard, NC)Coordinator of Faith Formation Job Description The responsibilities for the position of Coordinato ... discuss

The pro-life cause is often misunderstood, even by well-meaning people. In the course of conversations, pro-lifers frequently are posed questions about other causes. “If you are pro-life, why don ... discuss

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Banner of Truth. They are offering up 5 prize packages, each of which contains 3 of their new books. All 5 winners will receive these books: Jewe ... discuss

Lahore, Pakistan, Apr 15, 2016 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Just weeks after the deadly Easter Sunday attacks on Christians, Catholics in Pakistan had a time to rejoice: five new young priests were or ... discuss

In the 1800's, the Hawaiian Islands suffered a severe leprosy epidemic, which was dealt with largely by isolating lepers on the island of Molokai. They were simply dumped there and left to fend for th ... discuss

Discrimination against people with disabilities and physical defects is pervasive in today’s culture. Recently, a newborn baby girl with physical abnormalities faced discrimination from a family ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 739 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Friday ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 738 Psalter: Friday, Week III, 1463 Midday Prayer for Friday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, come ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 738 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Friday in W ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 737 Psalter: Friday, Week III, 1458 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 491 Psalter: Friday, Week III, ... discuss

By Carrie Gress | During a research trip to Krakow, I was able to time my journey with the ordination of a good friend. My guest room was across from a noisy bar, so adjusting to jetlag seemed t ... discuss

 Guest Post by David MartinPope Francis is not happy with his good bishops. For the past several months he has showed irritation toward Vatican conservatives who oppose his synodal proposals that ... discuss

How sweet are your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!Psalm 119:103I've come across several people lately who have been doing one of those "read the Bible in a year" plans. I'm int ... discuss

By TRENT BEATTIE | We have all heard it, yet most of us would not be able to name it. The term polyphony (from the Greek for “many sounds”) is used to describe music that employs sim ... discuss

Fr. George Rutler has a way with words and his insights are always worth reading or listening to. Here's an excerpt from a recent article on Amoris Laetitia:there are a lot of gongs clanging and cymba ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 731 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Thursda ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 731 Psalter: Thursday, Week III, 1444 Midday Prayer for Thursday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God, ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 730 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Thursday in ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 729 Psalter: Thursday, Week III, 1435 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 489 Psalter: Thursday, Week I ... discuss

George McFall clearly needed some of David Shimp’s bone marrow more than Shimp needed it. When Shimp – McFall’s first cousin – refused to give it, McFall took him to court. The judge’s gavel ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1655 (Midafternoon) Proper of Seasons: 724 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midafternoon Prayer for Wednesd ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Proper of Seasons: 723 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1426 Midday Prayer for Wednesday in Week 3 of Easter, using the Current Psalmody God ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1054 Complementary Psalmody: 1651 (Midmorning) Proper of Seasons: 723 (antiphon, reading, concluding prayer) Midmorning Prayer for Wednesday i ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1049 Proper of Seasons: 721 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1420 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Proper of Seasons: 486 Psalter: Wednesday, Week ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1045 Proper of Seasons: 718 Psalter: Wednesday, Week III, 1415 Office of Readings for Wednesday in Week 3 of Easter God, come to my assistance ... discuss

The following is from Chris Mueller: Many of you know that World Youth Day is an event convened every 2-3 years, where high school and college-aged kids and young adults from all over the world gather ... discuss

PARISH BOOKEEPER Accounting/Finance, PT EmployeeSacred Heart of Jesus - St. Patrick Parish (Eau Claire, WI)Sacred Heart of Jesus-St. Patrick Parish, 322 Fulton Street, Eau Claire, WI, is seeking a par ... discuss

FAITH FORMATION COORDINATOR Youth Ministry, FT EmployeeDiocese of Winona (Winona, MN)Sacred Heart Parish Waseca, Minnesota is seeking a full time coordinator for Youth Faith Formation as well as Youth ... discuss

Several years ago while attending seminary, a person asked me, “Would John Calvin be welcomed to partake in the Lord’s Supper in your church?”  I was serving as a pastor of a local ... discuss

On April 12, the Church commemorates the feast of St. Teresa of the Andes, a Discalced Carmelite mystic and the first Chilean to be beatified or canonized.  St. Teresa of the Andes is the patron ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenDishonesty is an almost universal characteristic of abortion activists. Language like “pro-choice,” “reproductive rights,” “clump of cells,” and a mob of other in ... discuss

Today, with much conversation revolving around whether or not theology is even an appropriate endeavor at all, this idea of “good and necessary consequences” takes on renewed import. For Christia ... discuss

Thomas Cole, the Course of Empire: DestructionThe mallet strikes hard wood and there you are, in the defendant chair. A court has been convened, the judge sits high on the bench robbed in black, and ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Do not put an innocent or honest person to death, f ... discuss

Academia Marginalizes American Demographics in Failing Quest for “Tolerance” – the one-sighted progressive plague sweeping yet another one of our nation’s core pillars. The Au ... discuss

April 10 Third Sunday of Easter “As they were saying this, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, ‘Peace to you.’ But they were startled and frightened, and supposed that ... discuss

On our sister site New Liturgical Movement, Peter Kwasniewski posts excerpts from his intriguing analysis of musical styles suitable for the Liturgy.When we hear chant, there is no ambiguity or ambiva ... discuss

The mainstream media tends to stereotype pro-lifers as conservative Christians and the right to life as a religious issue. While the pro-life movement has many Christians, it is growing increasingly d ... discuss

Contact: John Meng-Frecker, The Benefactor Committee, 402-510-3426, johnm@holywatercolor.com OMAHA, Neb., April 8, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind Catholic Artists Conference will b ... discuss

I would like to thank everyone who sent in suggestions and helpful advice to me as I traveled to Rome for Holy week.  A few weeks ago I shared my itinerary, and with most plans, I didn't stick to ... discuss

The saint of the day for April 8 is St. Julie Billiart,  a French religious leader who founded, and was the first Superior General of, the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.  ... discuss

In a serious, probing article in Christianity Today, political scientist David Koyzis argues that American Christians are facing an increasingly hostile culture, one which may drive them to a position ... discuss

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,2 T ... discuss

This book is part memoir, part spiritual reflections. This author, Kate Grosmaire, writes about the tragic shooting death of her teenage daughter. This is a strongly Catholic book. This family set ... discuss

This past February saw a parish in Seattle fall victim to a hate crime.At least that's what some would have you believe. Saint Patrick's Church, located north of downtown in the Portage Bay neighborho ... discuss

Cairo, September 18, 2011: A statement was released late last night by the International Cooperation on Biblical Manuscripts, that significant evidence now exists that a manuscript which was discovere ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review “Ten states in the US now ban some of the most inhumane forms of animal confinement, several including rules on the treatment of egg-la ... discuss

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards has become a favorite for liberal news outlet interviews lately. These saccharine interviews probably would better be described as flattering free advertisements ... discuss

Sign in the waiting room of Summit Women’s Center, owned by David Lipton, an abortion clinic in Connecticut: “The staff in this office does sacred work and though you may hope to never come back, ... discuss

The pattern of the Christian year is an exercise of the Church’s discipline. The annual celebrations of Christmas and Resurrection Day force the Church to ponder again the truths of Christ’ ... discuss

25 March, New TestamentTransferred to 4 April AD 2016 NOTE: Regarding the transfer of this major feast, the Lutheran Service Book: Altar Book states on page 960, It is appropriate to observe this feas ... discuss

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

or Maundy Thursday The Church uses this fifth day of Holy Week to remember the institution of the Lord's Supper. From the account of the Upper Room in John 13:1-15, some have called it the Day of Foo ... discuss

Within certain media and academic circles the term “progressive” is used to describe policy makers and politicians who promote agendas typically attributed to liberal causes. It’s a curious ... discuss

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The Pilgrims pray for their journey fleeing religious persecutionDaniel in the Lion's denWe live in a culture where really, values are passe.  You aren't allowed to have values.  Morality, p ... discuss

Those who survive abortion suffer a unique, tragic pain.  A student wrote on our free speech board, “I lost a brother and sister to abortions. Remember Hitler’s Final Solution? Same result.” by ... discuss

We have criticized Islam, Protestants, Modernists and contraceptive/abortion advocates but NEVER has our Facebook account been deactivated only until I gathered evidence and started questioning this h ... discuss

This post is the third in a four part series on Secularization and the Sexual Revolution. Impossible to Believe: The Endgame of Secularism In his important Massey Lectures delivered in 1991, Canadia ... discuss

I heard someone recently say that fear is one of the main motivating factors of conservatism.  After giving that some thought, I would have to agree.  Conservatives want things to always sta ... discuss

February is generally a tough month for me emotionally.  Jacob turned four, my mom would've celebrated a birthday, and it marked two years since my surgery to remove the melanoma and lymph nodes ... discuss

by Justin O. Smith – 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

This from Occupy Democrats: This from the Unites States Founding Fathers: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Sometimes I dream I am in Sedona again … Usually I am standing by a vortex .. One of the seven energy votices in Sedo ... discuss

Dear Pastors, 1/23/16 update St. Agnes, Sellersville You advertise Grandview Medical Practices , which includes OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine.  How have you vett ... discuss

In Saint Pope John Paul II's quarter century of addresses to the Roman Rota (1979 - 2005), he seemed to evidence growing and grave concern about possible misuse of marriage tribunals, even focusing ... discuss

Almost two years ago, I spent my first morning in a cancer center.  I remember dreading it, I remember thinking that there couldn't be a scarier place to sit, and now, after having spent my eight ... discuss

Know, dear brethren,that, as we have rejoiced at the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ,so by leave of God's mercywe announce to you also the joy of his Resurrection,who is our Savior.On the tenthday o ... discuss

2015 was a very bad year for the moms, marriage, and the American way. SUPREME SCANDALThe United States Supreme Court in one major decision managed to put another nail in coffin of the nation called A ... discuss

Those of us whose vocations involve writing or speaking about religion often see in the major holy days a two-edged sword. On one hand, most of the pastors I know could roll out of bed at three o ... discuss

I listened for the second time in my life to a church service of lessons and carols with a trained choir and a serious pipe organ. There are seven lessons, all readings from the Bible to prepare us fo ... discuss

The other day as I was leaving the clinic, after having prayed the rosary aloud, one of my Protestant friends called out to me "Queen Mother isn't capitalized in the Bible, you know." I asked what he ... discuss

Dear Cecile Richards: I speak as a person who believes that all life is sacred. This includes the poor, those with disabilities, women, men, those without homes, those who are unborn, those with m ... 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

From my first blog post about those ugly crucifixes in Japan, come this other ugly one.They do not even show the bitter passion of our Lord?How can they even be considered a crucifix or a representati ... discuss

This is a screengrab of the "performance artist's" (ring a bell?  Yup. Carlita Celdran the tour gay of Intramuros.) Instagram account proudly showing his "art" in the form of the not-so-political ... discuss

This post is in response is to Jayne, a traditionalist who has commented that I am not being fair to traditionalists by painting them all with the same brush.  We have gone back and forth on a pr ... discuss

When experiencing the deep grief of pregnancy or infant loss it is often difficult to think clearly enough to seek out the resources you need. Here are a list of resources I recommend, most are local ... discuss

As our Voice of the Family team leaves Rome today after a month of engaging with the Family Synod, I take this opportunity of thanking so many people for your prayers and encouragement.One very positi ... discuss

Baby Baptisms from August to OctoberRelic of Saint John Bosco on August 16 (200th birthday of the Saint) Relics of Saint Therese of Lisieux and her parents, Saints Louis and Celia (Zeli ... discuss

"Yes, I am a fundamentalist," says Cardinal BurkeSourceAs I recently blogged [HERE], one of the topics covered by Pope Francis in his speech before the Joint Session of Congress was the the dangers of ... discuss

Loretta Lynch and her Boss Barack Obama will now attempt to force upon the American people a whole set of new gun restrictions, and possibly seek to repeal the Second Amendment. Every American sh ... discuss

Pentecost 19October 4th, 2015Mark 10:2-16"Christ on Marriage and Children"Dearly beloved, Jesus speaks to us today of marriage. And while our culture has its own ideas about marriage, our Lord, who c ... discuss

A note from Abort73’s Michael Spielman: Six weeks ago, I posted an article that called into question Starbucks’ alleged support of Planned Parenthood. Unbeknownst to me, the organization ... discuss

A note from Abort73’s Michael Spielman: Six weeks ago, I posted an article that called into question Starbucks’ alleged support of Planned Parenthood. Unbeknownst to me, the organization ... discuss

Pope Francis in East Harlem, ManhattanSourceI have been completely enthralled with Pope Francis on his visit to Cuba and the United States this past week.  I actually took the week off from work ... discuss

SourceIn my days as a Catholic traditionalist, I truly believed that the traditionalist movement was the salvation of the Church.  Without traditionalists, the Church would surely be destroyed by ... discuss

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

-- 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

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

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

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

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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

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

When outrageous becomes the norm, we've already breached that much touted tipping point; we've slipped into the realm of self-destruction.Despite the serial lawlessness and incremental foundational se ... 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

From the Cleveland Traditional Latin Mass Blog:On Sunday, November 16, 2014, the Sacrament of Confirmation in the traditional form will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception's 12 noon High Mass by Th ... 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

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

Thursday I went to the cancer center for my six month check up. Because childcare is tough to find for six kids, one of whom is a foster (oh, yeah, that's why I haven't had time for blogging...I am m ... discuss

"PRIVATE DANCER"  (1984) was made famous by the sultry songstress Tina Turner.All the men come in these placesAnd the men are all the sameYou don't look at their facesAnd you don't ask their name ... discuss

I love you, Jesus! Thank you, Jesus! Praise you, Jesus!#Jesus, you are the Way, the Truth, and the Life.No one comes to the Father except thru Me.# Come Holy Spirit, come! Come into my life ... discuss

Battlefield Mass: Korean WarWhen I saw For Greater Glory a couple of years ago, I was struck by the scenes showing the Cristeros at worship in their desert hideaways.  The priest at the alta ... discuss

OK, I am sure I have your attention. & some of you are wondering where I am heading. Well hold on because you are about to see how history is repeating itself.Our story begins with Pope St. Silverius. ... discuss

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 Paul Russell Breaking news from a number of sources says that Belgian Police have charged a 57 year old man with 10 cases of illegal euthanasia. (see HERE for example) The man, identified as Deacon ... 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

Today bring to Me SOULS WHO HAVE BECOME LUKEWARM,* and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. These souls wound My Heart most painfully. My soul suffered the most dreadful loathing in the Garden ... discuss

Today bring to Me SOULS WHO HAVE BECOME LUKEWARM,* and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. These souls wound My Heart most painfully. My soul suffered the most dreadful loathing in the Garden ... discuss

 • by By Joe PisaniFrom the Fairfield County Catholic, publication of the Diocese of BridgeportWhile I was being introduced to guests at my younger sister’s birthday party, someone who had a ... discuss

 • by By Joe PisaniFrom the Fairfield County Catholic, publication of the Diocese of BridgeportWhile I was being introduced to guests at my younger sister’s birthday party, someone who had a ... discuss

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

Say once a day for nine days, especially beginning on 10 March and ending on 18 March, the eve of the Feast of St. JosephO glorious descendant of the kings of Judah, Inheritor of the virtues of all th ... discuss

Say once a day for nine days, especially beginning on 10 March and ending on 18 March, the eve of the Feast of St. JosephO glorious descendant of the kings of Judah, Inheritor of the virtues of all th ... discuss

George Washington Troup, my grandfather, that is.He was born 150 years ago today in Haggerstown, MD.This is the only known picture of him & my grandmother Bertha Titlow Troup Mishler. Grandma was his ... discuss

Our founding fathers were well aware of the fact that godly righteousness exalts a nation. This belief was based on the Word of God in which so many of our founders were well versed. Passages througho ... 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

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

Today marks the 50th anniversary of 3 people who in their own way have had a huge influence on our politics & culture in general.Most of the attention has been paid to the assassination of JFK. While ... discuss

When I was in college, I prayed and discerned a vocation to become a sister or a nun.  I was enthralled by the Carmelite Sisters of the Sacred Heart; of which I had had the honor of working wi ... discuss

A friend of mine asked me to review a section of a book called So Why Didn't They Tell Me That In Church by Steven Michael Owens. The section he asked me to comment on is a defense of conditional immo ... discuss

text-align: center;">Even when the Traditional Latin Mass was confined to the "crypt," hundreds of worshippers searching for its reverence and beauty overflowed the pews in St. Patrick Chapel in the b ... discuss

text-align: center;">Even when the Traditional Latin Mass was confined to the "crypt," hundreds of worshippers searching for its reverence and beauty overflowed the pews in St. Patrick Chapel in the b ... discuss

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

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

Leviticus 12:1-8—1 Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 "Speak to the children of Israel, saying: 'If a woman has conceived, and borne a male child, then she shall be unclean seven days; as in ... discuss

Was reading Stan's viewpoint, that I completely agree with, on how marriage is completely meaningless now. "With wanton killing of progeny on demand and the sodomizing of marriage, the Left has ef ... discuss

Please, dear readers, glorify God and praise the Blessed Virgin and the saints. I have had a particular, important prayer answered for me, that I've been praying for for a long while. Please, offer up ... discuss

After Nancy Pelosi's latest bizarre reaction to a question from a reporter concerning the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act sponsored by Arizona congressman Trent Franks, I received a number o ... discuss

Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally, Concord NH, Federal Courthouse at the corner of Pleasant & South Streets, Friday 6/8 at noon. Go tweet that to your friends & neighbors and - this is important - ... discuss

 1st Way is celebrating our 40th Anniversary! "Every life is sacred. Planned or unplanned, each unique and irreplaceable individual must be profoundly respected and protected, regardless of cos ... discuss

An ancient book in a modern world: How the Bible Should Influence our lives today The Bible was written by approximately 40 different men over a period of 1500 years, ranging from around 1450 B.C. t ... discuss

I have often been asked this question by church members and pro-lifers: “How did abortion get so deeply rooted in our culture?  How did we manage to let it go this far?”  Abortion is not ... discuss

I awoke from what seemed like a dream…a morsel of the Sacred Host remained on my tongue.  It was like either an angel, maybe my guardian angel, had “fed” me Holy Communion, or it was Jesus, ... discuss

I (your name), give and consecrate to the Sacred Heart of our Lord Jesus Christ, my person, my life, my actions, my pains and sufferings, so that I may be unwilling to make use of any part of my being ... discuss




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