Topic: sacred

Numerous articles have appeared recently celebrating the GOP victory in this month’s elections and predicting future electoral success for Republicans. The reasons offered for the prediction usu ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. Men – even good and faithful Christian ones – can struggle mightily in our sex-saturated secular culture against the temptation of pornography. Porn is not only pervasi ... discuss

On the Feast of Christ the King....What matters to you most? Your possessions? Your significant other? Your next meal? Your addiction?Why would you settle for things that will fade, rust, and die? Eve ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 23, 2014 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his ad limina address to the bishops of Zambia on Monday, Pope Francis urged them to continue to build upon the efforts of missionaries to th ... discuss

Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's homily at the Canonization Mass of Saints Giovanni Antonio Farina; Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family; Ludovico da Casoria; N ... discuss

“We declare and define Blesseds Giovanni Antonio Farina; Kuriakose Elias Chavara of the Holy Family; Ludovico da Casoria; Nicola da Longobardi; Eufrasia Eluvathingal of the Sacred Heart and Amat ... discuss

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

iv> Standard Podcast [ 15 min. 46 sec. | 7.34 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Psalter: Monday, Week II, 827 Common of Sev ... discuss

The Feast of Christ the King was started in 1925 by Pope Pius XI  (famous for that well-known and much debated Casti Connubi)  in his Encyclical Quas Primas:Written smack dab in the mid ... 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

Last week’s Time Magazine expose, 6 Myths About Abortion, is part of the abortion industry’s rebranding effort, as they seek to move away from the always-false “pro-choice” language toward the ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 21, 2014 / 10:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis condemned priests and laity who turn their parishes into a “business” by charging for things such as baptisms, blessing ... discuss

Editorial Cartoon by Michael Ramirezby Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: No. I -- I did not. Uhhh, I just heard about this... I -- I get well briefed before I come out here. Uh, th-th-the fact tha ... discuss

To the pilgrim Dante, Beatrice explained that the purpose of all human existence is to see God; love itself is a means leading to this end. In analogous fashion, the Holy Years—times particularly de ... discuss

Persistent lobbying efforts by pro-abortion organizations have led to proposed legislation to amend India’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTP), originally enacted in 1971. If passed, the law ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 17 min. 43 sec. | 8.26 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 552 Psalter: Thursday, W ... discuss

by Ron Arnold: For the first time, a federal court has struck down a regulation under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 for exceeding the government’s constitutional power.The Endangered Species A ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The Palestinians never lose an opportunity or excuse to kill Jews. What is feared is a new intifada or holy war in Israel, specifically in Jerusalem, where attac ... discuss

By EDDIE O'NEILL | When St. Rose Philippine Duchesne arrived in what is now St. Charles, Mo., she described the place as “the remotest village in the U.S.”   A Sister of t ... discuss

Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Bill Donohue comments on two recent statements by Pope Fran ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “By his Incarnation the Son of God has united hi ... discuss

November 18th is the optional memorial of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne.Saint Rose was born on August 29, 1769 at Grenoble, France to a family of wealth and political connections. When she was eight ye ... discuss

CBS and NBC’s morning and evening newscasts on Saturday and Sunday ignored Pope Francis’s condemnation of abortion, euthanasia, embryonic stem cell research, and in-vitro fertilization dur ... discuss

As a non-Catholic, I have followed with some interest the controversy concerning Pope Francis and his attitude toward abortion.  Although he has made clear pro-life statements all along (“E ... discuss

Nov 17 - Homily: Sacred Army of Jesus Chris St. Elizabeth of Hungary is a most illustrious member of the Third Order of St. Francis, and Father Matthias gives us a short overview of her short life. ... discuss

Cardinal Walter Kasper, a participant in the 2014 Extraordinary Synod on Family Life, calls for a reprioritization of theological virtues in his book, "Mercy: The Essence of the Gospel and the Key to ... discuss

Click here to view the embedded video. On Friday, the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., hosted its very first Muslim call to prayer. And what happened during the event is heating up the debate o ... discuss

By ELISE HARRIS/ CNA | Pope Francis has told a group of Catholic doctors that “playing with life” through abortion and euthanasia is sinful, and he stressed that each human life, no ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. Our baptism gives us an identity that is thicker than blood: we are now adopted sons and daughters of God the Father and brothers and sisters of our Lord Jesus Christ – m ... discuss

As a sign of his remorse for his role in the murder of the Archbishop Thomas a Becket, King Henry II founded the first house in England of the strict monastic order called the Carthusians. Difficultie ... discuss

INTROIT Jer. 29:11, 12, 14 Said the Lord: "I think thoughts of peace and not of affliction. You shall call upon Me and I will hear you, and I will bring you back from captivity from all places." Ps. 8 ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 13 min. 43 sec. | 6.4 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Psalter: Monday, Week I, 680 Proper of Saint ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 15, 2014 / 07:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has told a group of Catholic doctors that “playing with life” in ways like abortion and euthanasia is sinful, and he st ... discuss

By KIMBERLY JANSEN | Editor’s note: EWTN will air Miles Christi: Soldiers of Christ in America on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 4pm Eastern.   Don Carney’s career in show business began ... discuss

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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

Fr Brendan Gerard has asked me to inform the countless friends and heartfelt admirers of the late Alison Davis that on Wednesday, 3rd December, Mass will be celebrated for the repose of Alison's soul ... discuss

The Sacred Page: "The economics of salvation": Readings for the Thirty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time div> ... discuss

The novena to St. Cecilia begins on November 13 and ends November 21. St. Cecilia is the patron of musicians, singers, poets, and instrument makers.Recite the following prayer for nine consecutive day ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 13, 2014 / 03:34 pm (CNA).- In a joint statement delivered Thursday, the Catholic-Muslim Forum condemned acts of terrorism, oppression, and violence, affirming it is never acceptable ... discuss

ARRA Editor Note: On behalf of the Obama administration Secretary of State John Kerry signed the U.N. Arms Treaty on Sept. 24, 2014.  However,  it has NOT been ratified by the U.S. Senate. T ... discuss

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, commonly known as "Mother Cabrini", was the first American citizen to be canonized a saint. Born in Lombardy, Italy in 1850, (one of thirteen children), she founded the Mis ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Nov 12, 2014 / 11:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A priest who met and exchanged zucchettos with retired pontiff Benedict XVI last week marveled at the former pope's joy, mental clarity and good ... discuss

Defying widespread expectations of a close election contest, the Congressional and gubernatorial elections of 2014 resulted in a landslide victory for the Republican Party and were a major step forwar ... discuss

Next Saturday, November 15, Third Practice will perform Claudio Monteverdi’s exquisite 1610 Vespro della Beata Vergine in the context of the sacred liturgy in Washington, D.C.. The work will be ... discuss

When senior midwives Mary Doogan and Connie Wood won a pivotal right of conscience case in 2013, everyone knew the legal proceedings would not end there. Today, Scotland’s Supreme Court will hear an ... discuss

Midwives’ right of conscience victory challenged once again in court By Dave Andrusko Mary Doogan and Concepta ... discuss

Human Life International Kenya mobilized over 400 pro-life demonstrators for a peaceful “Walk for Life” in Nairobi last month. The October 11th event was staged to counter the media’s increasing ... discuss

Baltimore, Md., Nov 10, 2014 / 02:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In responding to crises faced by modern families, the Church must work to restore hope and confidence that the call of the Gospel can be lived ... discuss

I would like to thank Jake Earl, who created the “John” thought experiment. The probing questions of various people, but most definitively of Earl, helped me to better think things through.   ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. During the last Synod on the family, readers found the word “change” used a number of times by the Bishops and the Pope himself. What is involved here? The history of the C ... discuss

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leade ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 16 min. 43 sec. | 7.78 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 632 Psalter: Monday, Week IV, 1123 Common of Do ... discuss

From the time of Queen Victoria’s death to somewhere in the mid 1950s, England, her colonies and other Commonwealth nations celebrated something called Empire Days.  You can read more about it ... discuss

Nov 09 - Homily: The Sacred Temple Today we celebrate the dedication of the Pope's Cathedral, the Cathedral of the entire Catholic Church. Father gives a short history of the Lateran Basilica, and ... discuss

This Sunday the Church celebrates the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome, the Mother Church of Catholicism. The Basilica of St. John Lateran is the cathedral of Rome. This is not ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 9.14 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 495 Psalter: Saturday, Week III, 1067 Christian ... discuss

Today is the First Friday of November. Because today is the first Friday of the Month, many Catholic parishes will have special Masses today for the First Friday Devotion."With foresight, the divin ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Nov 7, 2014 / 04:02 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- By now, the world recognizes Brittany Maynard as the media darling of right-to-die advocacy.   After receiving a grim prognos ... discuss

In October, terminally ill cancer patient, Brittany Maynard, became the face of the “right to die” movement in our country. Brittany had stage IV glioblastoma multiforme, which is the most ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In his encyclical Evangelium Vitae Saint John Paul II upholds Christian teaching on the sanctity of life and condemns “the culture of death” that haunts moder ... discuss

Pro-Life Greg Abbott Defeats Abortion Champion Wend ... discuss

While I am usually supportive of what Fr. Dwight Longenecker writes, I believe he’s off the mark with this one. The answer to his question is self-evident to me. Gays should be ‘welcomed’ in the ... discuss

By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. The distinguished Evangelical Protestant theologian, philosopher, and apologist, Norman L. Geisler devotes “Appendix 4” of his book, Christian Ethics: Contemporary Issu ... discuss

Attorney General Greg Abbott will be the next Governor of Texas, defeating abortion champion Wendy Davis. Abbott, a longtime pro-life supporter, had the backing of pro-life groups. In what may have b ... discuss

by Stuart Shepard, CitizenLink: Elaine Huguenin’s faith got her dragged into court and fined. Simply because she wants to run her photography business according to Christian principles – includin ... discuss

Father Buda, Father West and Father Heyd celebrate Mass with the Black Madonna in Phoenix on Nov. 1. PHOENIX, Arizona – November 3, 2014 –Logging some 50,000 miles across North America in defense ... discuss

Contrary to the rants of the swivel-chair and hobbyist liturgists and ill-informed priests, BLACK is a liturgical color which the Church did not abolish.The General Instruction of the Roman Missal is ... discuss

Portland, Ore., Nov 3, 2014 / 05:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After typing a final Facebook message, Brittany Maynard ended her own life at home in Oregon surrounded by family. “Goodbye world. Sprea ... discuss

AN ELECTION YEAR PRAYER FOR THE FAITHFUL WITNESS OF CATHOLICS IN THE UNITED STATESO Lord Jesus Christ,You alone are the Way, the Truth, and the Life.In Your Church You show us the Way,You teach us the ... discuss

    Clinic administrator: I had no conception that “life ... discuss

INTROIT Dan 3:31, 29, 33All that you have done to us, O Lord, you have done in just judgment, because we have disobeyed Your Commandments; but give glory to Your own name and deal with us in accord wi ... discuss

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leade ... discuss

According to official numbers released in recent years in the UK, over 30 embryos are created for every ONE baby born by IVF. To help personalize those staggering numbers a bit, “Jenny Vaughn ... discuss

A friendly reminder from 100%KP and shared to the readers of this blog. ... discuss

Here are some short thoughts on various news items:--Halloween is a holiday like many of our holidays, in that has a far more complicated history than we would like. It is an amalgam of so many differ ... discuss

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For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leade ... discuss

PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR SACRED LITURGY AND SACRED MUSIC Pastoral Ministry, PT EmployeeSacred Heart Catholic Church (Battle Ground, WA)Would you like to be a part of helping a parish community rebuild i ... discuss

PASTORAL ASSIST. FOR FAITH FORMATION AND SACRAMENTAL PREP. Pastoral Ministry, PT EmployeeSacred Heart Catholic Church (Battle Ground, WA)Personal Religious Faith Demands Engagement. What does this mea ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 17 min. 25 sec. | 8.13 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 459 Psalter: Friday, Wee ... discuss

By:  Terence P. Jeffrey Cardinal Raymond Burke (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca) (CNSNews.com) - Cardinal R ... discuss

The Sacred and Inspired Page div> ... discuss

We have written previously about St. Paul's Choir School, an exceptional institution and one that is unique in the United States.  The Choir School has recently released a Christmas CD.  The ... discuss

STEWARDSHIP COORDINATOR Fundraising, FT EmployeeSacred Heart Catholic Church (Conroe, TX)If interested, please submit a cover letter with resume via email to eborski@shconroe.org. Please place the job ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 29, 2014 / 12:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis spoke out against oppression of the poor due to greed and warned again of the growing presence of a “globalization of indiffe ... discuss

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Fr. Z.  in trying to wrap his head around Pope Francis' thinking, invokes South American journalist Alejandro Bermudez  of CNA to explain one of the pope's key concepts, the p ... discuss

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Just a few days ago His Excellency Bishop Williamson ordained a deacon in Brazil.  Photo source: Militia Jesu Christi.For those unfamiliar with His Excellency’s current dealings, you should che ... discuss

The Sacred Page: How Do Law and Love Relate? The 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time div> ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannBlessed Bartholomew was born circa 1200 at Vicenza, Italy Vicenza in Northern Italy, and belonged to the noble family of Breganza. He received the habit of the order from Saint Domin ... discuss

Two films recently have been very similar (and this afternoon I saw the second, even though it’s been out for some time). Elysium and In Time are very similar. Both feature a totalitarian contro ... discuss

PRO-Death: The PROgressive PROmotion of AbortionIt has been a while since I read and responded to an AlterNet.org article. Well today an article about a new book, "Katha Pollitt: Ending a Pregnan ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Oct 26, 2014 / 04:28 pm (CNA).- The Colorado Catholic bishops responded last week to a recent media campaign sponsored by Catholics for Choice against Amendment 67, saying the campaign ... discuss

Bill Donohue, Catholic League: In 2004, Barack Obama said, "I am not a supporter of gay marriage as it has been thrown about...I think that marriage, in the minds of a lot of voters, has a religio ... discuss

When George Gilder, arguably the smartest man in the world, says, as he said to me over dinner recently in Washington, DC, that Peter Thiel is the smartest man in the world… pay attention. Fortune c ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 25, 2014 / 07:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Director of the Vatican Museums Antonio Paolucci has rejected rumors that they are now renting the Sistine Chapel, adding that beauty is always ... discuss

Throughout more than 30 years with chronic degenerative multiple sclerosis, I have spent long periods of time convalescing. It was in the solitude and stillness of my sickroom that God's voice became ... discuss

Serve your own!Happened at a Mass for the Franciscan Youth Movement celebrated allegedly by Fr. Rex Cutamora, OFM Cap.What does the Church say about Holy Communion?The General Instruction of the Roman ... discuss

The worldwide pilgrimage of the traditional Christian icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, also known as the Black Madonna, will soon depart the United States for Mexico and the rest of Latin America. Th ... discuss

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

Recent events have brought to mind a scene from one of my favorite movies of all time.The Shoes of the Fisherman is a 1968 American film drama, based on the 1963 novel of the same name by the Australi ... discuss

City of Houston Uses Nazi-Era Tactics Against Pastorshttp://godfatherpolitics.com/17735/city-houston-uses-nazi-era-tactics-pastors/     If Christian pastors across the United States don ... discuss

Do you want to know why future priests, priests, old priests, religous brothers, sisters, nuns, lay people do not respect sacred artciles, sacred space, sacred furnishing?THIS IS WHY. ... 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

Former Prefect of the Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship, Antonio Cardinal Canizares Llovera was installed as the Archbishop of Valencia, Spain.Sana magtuloy-tuloy ang liturgical reform sa Diocese ... discuss

Bishops march for life in Abuja, NigeriaArchbishop Ignatius Kaigama (pictured to the right in the photo) President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria and Archbishop of Jos, has made a land ... discuss

Each year, my mom Ginny, sister Emma, and I, along with my mom's best friend from college (Grace a.k.a. "Aunt G"), take a trip to the Carolina coast for a couple days of fun, rest, and relaxation. The ... discuss

VIDEO: "The Rosary" composed by Ethelbert Nevin. Recorded 23 September 1951 for The Mario Lanza Show, starring "the most famous tenor in the world" himself, with studio orchestra conducted by Ray Sina ... 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

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

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

The Pro-Life Healthcare Alliance, a program of Human Life Alliance, is excited to announce this one day event hosting&nb ... discuss

As I continue to send out poems - and occasionally get some published (just got word on another haiku being accepted!) - I've gotten an inspiration.I've always loved mystery stories, and often re ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Kachinas live in the San Francisco peaks near Flagstaff, Arizona. They come and visit the Hopi people during the first half of every year. Dolls and dancers are called kachinas but ... discuss

Credit:  deepertruthblog.blogspot.comI have written here more than once that I am fearful that there is a great schism building up in the Catholic Church.  I feel it is coming from the tradi ... discuss

Psalm 118: Commentary, by St. Theophan the Recluse; trans. Archpriest Gleb Wleskov; edited by Seraphim Englehardt.Psalm 118 (119 in Protestant Bibles) is the longest chapter of the Bible, and is a uni ... discuss

Question: "I am not opposed to triune immersion, but I do want to question the idea that triune immersion is the ONLY way. Why isn't there a single mention of triune immersion in the New Testament? Ot ... 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

Pat Archbold at Creative Minority Report did a post listing "7 Things To Restore Sense of Sacred Your Pastor Could Do Tomorrow"  [HERE].  The list is as follows:1.  "Ad Orientum" - "the ... 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

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

"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

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

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

The Vestments of the Israelite High PriestQuestion: Why does the bishop wear bells on his vestments?As with much of our worship, this has its origins in the worship of the Old Testament. In the Law of ... discuss

This episode of the Vortex really gave my heart a lift this morning. Not surprising. Beauty calls to the heart and the sanctuary at Church Militant TV is truly beautiful. If you have a beautiful sanct ... discuss

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Manhattan Church of Holy Innocents, which is on the potential list of Catholic church closings to be announced in September. In a move to combat the potential ... discuss

[This is the last installment of a Facebook post by a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work, such as replacing straight quotes with “smart quotes”, justifica ... discuss

“And having come in, the angel said to her, ‘Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women!’” — Luke 1:28 Author and podcaster Michael Hyatt, a former Prote ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a seminarian, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation marks wi ... 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

It’s a Lie! We Are NOT Founded on Christian Principles The funny thing is, most of the people in this photo, WERE NOT CHRISTIANS!!!  Hey, that looks like Jefferson on the left. Oh, now there was a ... discuss

Glenn Beck Video: Founding Fathers On Religion Glenn Beck is without a doubt the most influential historical propagandist of our time. Beck tiptoed through that while sprinkling sugar. Few of our lead ... discuss

One thing is for certain: we all find ourselves, either consciously or unconsciously, immersed in an ocean of turbulent societal anxiety. This is not the turmoil and anxiety caused by any one particul ... discuss

Book Review Looks like I’ll have to add this to my book list: Holy War: The Rise of Militant Christian, Jewish and Islamic Fundamentalism This is a most ambitious book in the sense that its author ... 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

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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

Summer Leisure Reading: Some of these are the sorts of books I categorize under my Kindle as ‘Mama Reads.’ Because these are titlest that are free due to being in the public domain, they a ... discuss

Sometimes the connections below will seem a bit, um, whimsical, random, and loose.  Like loose tea leaves.  Or maybe more like what you’d find at a jumble sale where the books were sorted by a ... discuss

"In 1999, the conference approved the Philippine Supplement to the Roman Sacramentary containing the particular liturgical calendar and Masses for the country. As a sign of inculturation the conferenc ... discuss

Around 1924, my grandparents moved their family to the first parish in the U.S. named for a certain newly canonized saint...."St Ephrem the Syrian...was born into a Christian family in Nisibis in abo ... 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

Which one is the Real Catholic™?The Circular Catholic Firing Squad found more bullets this last week. *sigh* It appears that a Popular Catholic Blogger (whom I will not identify) called BS in the co ... discuss

Father Justin WylieFather Justin Wylie is a priest from South Africa who is an Attaché of the Holy See to the United Nations. I have personally met him and attended Masses in which he has been the c ... discuss

Barack Obama and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki Testing and care was rationed to American veterans. The Obama administration was told VA facilities were reporting inaccurate waiting times six years ago a ... discuss

I recently had a conversation with a dear friend on the subject of religious strife.  At one point, in connection with his status as a fallen-away Protestant and mine as an observing Catholic, he ... discuss

From the invaluable New Liturgical Movement:http://www.newliturgicalmovement.org/2013/08/q-with-dom-mark-daniel-kirby-on.html#.Uy5ZF0nD_4gDom Mark Daniel Kirby, prior of Silverstream Priory, recently ... 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

Markos Kounalakis rightly notes that "Pope Francis' ascension to St. Peter's throne creates unique opportunities for President Barack Obama to leverage a fresh, credible message of social justice an ... 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

Two years ago today, I boarded an airplane and flew across the country to meet my son. It was a day and an experience I'll never forget. The months leading up to the adoption were fast, furious and ... discuss

Snippets of a letter to a younger church leader...I facilitate a Bible study at work and I really enjoy it. Today, we studied Ecclesiastes, and 10:1 speaks to why [insert famous Christian televangelis ... discuss

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Happy Easter! The Christian world feels like this: ...because we've just come through Lent, Holy Week, the Sacred Triduum and the Easter Vigil.I love the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursda ... 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

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

So I haven't blogged much in a while. For this  I apologize. Yes, I'm very busy, but so are we all. I have a million tiny things I could blog about, but I never find the time to do so becaus ... discuss

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

 • 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

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

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

All of us who have received one and the same Spirit, that is, the Holy Spirit, are in a sense blended together with one another and with God. For if Christ, together with the Father's and his own Spir ... discuss

We are an organization sharing hope and supporting tiny lives. Preemie Prints began 3 years ago with an idea. A spark, actually, from the Holy Spirit! After many prayers a decision was made to start a ... 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

Today is the First Friday of January. Because today is the first Friday of the Month, many Catholic parishes will have special Masses today for the First Friday Devotion.Beginning on December 27, 1 ... discuss

ks, the Hahn family and the Green family will fight for the freedom that this video from the Institute of Faith, Work, and Economics so beautifully demonstrates: “Our lives are not divided into two ... discuss

These thoughts are offered as an addendum and complement (mostly) to Peter Lawler’s recent  “Leo Strauss and Postmodern Conservatism”.Whatever Leo Strauss’s personal dispo ... discuss

One doctor who performed “a small number” of abortions said the following: “Strange as it may seem, I routinely murmur “excuse me” before I swat a fly. I can’t butcher a chicken wi ... discuss

A serious campaign is underway in Scandinavia to ban the non-therapeutic circumcision of boys. A Danish doctors’ association says that, unless medically indicated, circumcision is a kind of c ... 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

At the Grammys last night Queen Latifah officiated a mass wedding ceremony–with some couples heterosexual, some gay–followed by a surprise song from Madonna. Was it satire? I am a bi ... discuss

(DAILY JOURNAL) — VINELAND — A Sacred Heart Church parishioner, pausing for a prayer before a statue of the Blessed Mother, made a grisly discovery just before 8 a.m. Mass Thursday morning. Someon ... discuss

VINELAND, NJ (CBS) — Police in Vineland are searching for the suspects who vandalized statues outside two churches overnight. According to the Vineland Police Department, officers were dispatched ... discuss

(PHILADELPHIA.CBSLOCAL) — Police in Vineland are searching for the suspects who vandalized statues outside two churches overnight. According to the Vineland Police Department, officers were dispatch ... discuss

While located in Rome's geographical center, three miles east of the Vatican, Sacred Heart is in an “existential periphery” of the city. Original PostingRead more →The post Pope Francis Visi ... discuss

1. While visiting with a group of refugees at the Sacred Heart parish in Rome on Sunday, Pope Francis said: “Sharing our experience in carrying that cross, to expel the illness within our hearts, ... discuss

The Sacred Heart of Jesus is an image etched deeply in the minds of many Catholics. The devotion emphasizes the perfect, redeeming love of Jesus, and the living water which flows from His heart (cf Jn ... discuss

The saint of the day for January 21 is St. Agnes. St. Agnes was born in Rome during the beginning of the third century. She was brought up as a Christian and grew to be a very beautiful young woman. B ... discuss

Today in the traditional Roman calendar is the Feast of Sts. Fabian and Sebastian, martyrs. St. Pope Fabian was slain in 250 during the persecutions of Decius. St. Sebastian, famous in sacred art for ... discuss

Pope Francis' visit with a group of refugees at the Sacred Heart parish can best be described as simple, warm, and relaxed. POPE FRANCIS "Thank you. Because by welcoming everyone as family, ... discuss

I am an american evangelical raised in the fundamentalist strain of the faith. I had the book, The Fundamentals, for awhile, but I never read it. Lately, some of the sacred cows I used to defend vigor ... discuss

A publisher of peer-reviewed scientific journals, named in honor of a man famous for challenging the consensus of the day, pulls the plug on one of its journals after an issue that challenges the c ... discuss

Featured Term (selected at random:VESTRY The room or rooms in the front of a church where the sacred vessels and vestments are kept, and where the priest and ministers at the altar vest for litur ... discuss

When a mother’s life hangs in the balanceThere’s one exception that many are willing to make for abortion—when the mother’s life is at risk. But still, it’s a controversial subject.What’s ... discuss

Featured Term (selected at random:LITURGY OF THE WORD The first part of the Mass, during which the faithful are instructed in the revealed word of God. It consists of readings from Sacred Scriptu ... discuss

On the eve of the feast of the Epiphany, more than 200 sacred music lovers from around the archdiocese and beyond filled the parish hall of St. Sebastian Church in Greenbrae and practiced Gregorian ch ... discuss

On the eve of the feast of the Epiphany, more than 200 sacred music lovers from around the archdiocese and beyond filled the parish hall of St. Sebastian Church in Greenbrae and practiced Gregorian ch ... discuss

The pilgrim icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the Black Madonna, visited St. Mary’s and Sacred Heart Churches in Newburgh, New York on October 14-15. Newburgh is located 60 miles north of New York Ci ... discuss

Valerie Tarico, who proudly sits on the Board of Advocates for Planned Parenthood, is already coming under fire for saying Christianity is “Going Down.” But that’s not all the abortion a ... discuss

In recent opinion columns, a Planned Parenthood board member has claimed that abortion is ‘a sacred gift,’ and that nonbelievers have ‘reasons to celebrate’ since Christianity ... discuss

Sacred Art Class at TMC by David Clayton on December 30, 2013 A chance to learn sacred art whatever your level, and to subsidise TMC students so that they can attend for free. I will teach this and it ... discuss

Theology is the Queen of the Sciences. Sometimes that’s not obvious. But a recent posting by Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick demonstrates that when it comes to coffee, theology provides profound metap ... discuss

By Roland Millare In the Christmas Season, the Church celebrates the Epiphany of the Lord when the three wise men followed a star from the East. According to Sacred Scripture, “When [the wise men] s ... discuss




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