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By Mark S. Latkovic, S.T.D. This is the 50th anniversary of a remarkable book. And chances are you have never heard of it, much less read it. But it is one of the most important books in ethics/practi ... discuss

Tim Rubbelke is a PhD Candidate at the Saint Louis University Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics. This essay was chosen as a finalist for the 2014-2015 Daniel Callahan Young Writer’s Prize. ... discuss

HB 1021 and SB 676 are bills proposed in the Maryland General Assembly this session that would legalize physician-assisted suicide, which was previously outlawed in 1999. Via Maryland Against Physicia ... discuss

Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

Around 400 A.D., a 16 year old of Roman heritage was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Though he escaped six years later, a love for the people of his captive land was planted in his heart.  ... discuss

Text: Mark 8:27-38Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s Gospel Reading we hear that the Apostle Peter certainly did not like the idea of the cro ... discuss

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Wichita, KansasWelcome to Sunday Snippets--A Catholic Carnival! We are a group of Catholic bloggers who gather weekly to share our best posts with each other. Be ... discuss

On Dec. 18, the New Brunswick legislature did not debate a motion put forward by Progressive Conservative MLA and status of women critic Dorothy Shephard (Saint John Lancaster), calling on the govern ... discuss

1 March AD 601 Dewi Sant (also Degui or David), Bishop and Confessor and patron of Wales, is usually represented standing on a little hill, with a dove on his shoulder. From ancient times, the Welsh ... discuss

(c. 500–589) (known in Welsh as Dewi Sant) was a church official, later regarded as a saint and as the patron saint of Wales. David contrasts with the other national patron saints of the British Isl ... discuss

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Vatican City, Feb 27, 2015 / 04:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- While Pope Francis has altered the custom of his predecessors by leaving the Vatican for his yearly Lenten retreat, one priest tells CNA the pon ... discuss

This is a question that most priests get asked on a somewhat regular basis.  The answer is not a simple one, so I hope you'll allow me a few paragraphs to respond.1) Everyone knows that the answe ... discuss

(died 29 February 992) was Archbishop of York from 972 to his death in 992. He was of Danish ancestry, but brought up by his uncle, Oda who sent him to France to the abbey of Fleury to become a monk. ... discuss

Many communities around the world are turning to HLI’s pro-life missionaries – women and men with significant experience in developing strategies to confront the Culture of Death and laying the gr ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 27, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Fallen away Catholics are being invited to “come home” this Lent through a worldwide initiative led by Pope Francis, which points to ... discuss

Christina is a young lady who knows what she wants. You'll discover that if you dare to suggest a movie or song that she doesn't want  at that particular moment. You may see a DVD go sailing past ... discuss

I. What I am currently reading for Lent:1. Thirsting for Prayer -- Jacques Philippe2. The Magnificat Lenten Companion3. The Word Among UsII. Best Catholic Books for Lent 2015III. Best Catholic Films f ... discuss

Back in 2005, I posted 40 Ways to Improve Your Lenten Experience from Karen Marie 's Blog at From the Anchor Hold. She posted it on February 26, 2006 from the Catholic Herald. I'm dividing i ... discuss

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Cesare “Cece” Cicconi died. He was the first disabled person that Pope Francis kissed during his first public appearance in Saint Peter’s Square on March 19, 2013. The news was repor ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Paula Montal Fornés (1799 - 1889), foundress of the Daughters of Mary, Sisters of Pious Schools.Paula was born in a small seaside village near Barcelona, Spain in 1799 to Ra ... discuss

Post by Saint Joseph Cathedral Music. ... discuss

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Thomas Merton was not perfect, and he might not have been a saint. But he was indeed a master of the spiritual life, and his life and work had a profound effect on me and an army of others around the ... discuss

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24 February, New Testament After the Ascension of Our Lord, Jesus' followers at Jerusalem chose Matthias to replace Judas: "And they cast lots for them, and the lot fell on Matthias, and he was numbe ... discuss

After the Ascension of Our Lord, His followers at Jerusalem chose a replacement for Judas. The man chosen was Matthias, "and he was numbered with the Eleven." Apart from the information given in the f ... discuss

So when I saw the headline that a new Doctor of the Church was named by Pope Francis and then that it was Saint Gregory of Narek, my first reaction was who? Never heard of him. Although the gaps in my ... discuss

Update Feb. 18, 2015: LifeSiteNews has learned that an application by a pro-life group to also march in the parade has been rejected. Read that story here. Background: On September 3, 2014, the o ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | 50 Shades of Grey Is Honestly Pornography by Carey Mooradian of Old Fashioned Girl - A Patron Saint for Rejecting the Occult – Father Tim Finigan, The Herm ... discuss

Monday of the First Week of Lent(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSS‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father.Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.For I was hun ... discuss

It seems that one of the biggest events in confirmation preparation in this country is the letters of support to be given to the confirmation candidates during their mandatory retreats.I have three su ... discuss

The Holy See announced that Pope Francis has declared Saint Gregory of Narek as Doctor of the Universal Church. According to a communique by the Holy See Press Office, the Holy Father conferred the ... discuss

The saint of the day for February 23rd is St. Polycarp (- 155), a disciple of the apostles, bishop of Smyrna, and a friend of St Ignatius of Antioch. He is one of the earliest Christians whose writing ... discuss

23 February AD 156 Born around AD 69, Saint Polycarp was a central figure in the early church. Said to be disciple of the holy evangelist and apostle Saint John, he provides a link between the first ... discuss

Polycarp is one of my favorite saints because he is such a good example of a complete life in Christ. I love the fact that he was a student of St. John the beloved apostle. My third son Noah chose St. ... discuss

(ca. 69- ca. 155) was a Christian bishop of Smyrna (now İzmir in Turkey) in the second century. He died a martyr when he was stabbed and burnt at the stake. Polycarp is recognized as a saint in most ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 22, 2015 / 10:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The 40 days of Lent are a reminder that we face spiritual deserts, and we must confront them with courage and the aid of Scripture, Pope Francis ... discuss

First Reading: Genesis 9:8-15Psalm 25:4-6,7-9Second Reading: 1 Peter 3:18-22Gospel: Mark 1:12-15In the first reading, God makes a covenant with every mortal being on earth through Noah: “Never again ... discuss

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Carl Trueman has wise words about Bondage to Pornography. “One would not allow alcoholics to have the last word on liquor licensing laws or crack addicts on drug policy. Yet when it comes to ... discuss

The saint of the day for February 21 is St. Peter Damian, Bishop and Doctor of the Church, who was one of the Church's greatest reformers in the Middle Ages.Peter was the youngest child born to a larg ... discuss

(Petrus Damiani, also Pietro Damiani or Pier Damiani -- c. 1007[1]– February 21/22, 1072) was one of the most celebrated, universally loved and zealous reforming monks in the circle of Hildebrand of ... discuss

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February 21st is the feast of St. Peter Damian, Doctor of the Church, reformer of the Church--and writer of hymns. Although his feast is not often celebrated in most parishes, when  ... discuss

20 February AD 1620 In 1619, King Christian IV of Norway and Denmark sent the ships Enhiørningen and Lamprenen in search of the Northwest Passage to India. The crew of sixty-four Norwegians, Danes, ... discuss

was a hermit and miracle worker. Born at Compton Martin, near Bristol, England, he became a priest and was excessively materialistic and worldly. After meeting with a beggar, he underwent a personal c ... discuss

“I would invite everyone to live this Lent as an opportunity for engaging in what Benedict XVI called a formation of the heart” writes Pope Francis in his 2015 Lenten message. The pope sub ... discuss

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Today is the feast of St. Conrad of Piacenza, a Third Order Franciscan hermit celebrated for his piety and miraculous cures at Noto in Sicily.St. Conrad was a noble, born at Piacenza, Italy. As a youn ... discuss

One of the best decisions of my life was to become a Secular Franciscan. Perhaps others feel this call from God.  Here are some guidelines form the National Fraternity about the process.The proce ... discuss

I dug up just a handful of new Kindle deals today: Saint Patrick by Jonathan Rogers ($1.99); Redeeming Church Conflicts by Tara Barthel ($2.99); HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History  ... discuss

This afternoon –Ash Wednesday, day of the beginning of Lent – an assembly of prayer took place in the form of the Roman “Stations,” presided over by Pope Francis. At 4:30 pm, ... discuss

Painful though the process may prove to be, I ask God for the transformation I need to become closer to the person He created me to be.Let's begin with the collect for today.Grant, O Lord, that we may ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Signs of Hope: The Under-35 Priest by Thomas Peters of Catholic Vote - At Last, a Speedy Approval for Oscar Romero – Carlos X, Super Martyrio Six Traits o ... discuss

(c. 605-18 February, 675) also known as Saint Colmán was Bishop of Lindisfarne from 661 until 664.Spiritual student and disciple of Saint Columba. Monk at Iona.He defended Celtic church practices aga ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 17, 2015 / 02:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following an ecumenical meeting with Pope Francis on Monday, the moderator of the Church of Scotland said the gathering  was significant, a ... discuss

I'm a bit of a podcast junky as we all know. Here are some of my favorite faith podcasts which are especially helpful to me at Lent. Though, to be fair, I tend to listen to most of them year-round.Wor ... discuss

Tomorrow is the start of Lent - Ash Wednesday! In my home we will finally unplug the lighted tree out front and some Christmas lights I have left over the mantel. We will take down the corn stalks I ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 17, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As homeless men and women line up under the massive arms of Saint Peter's colonnade waiting to take advantage of the Vatican's newly-christened ... discuss

Today is the optional memorial of the Seven Holy Founders of the Order of Servites.These seven men were born at Florence and led lives as hermits on Monte Senario, especially venerating the Blessed Vi ... discuss

15 February AD 1621, transferred to 17 February Lutheran musician, composer, and musicologist Michael Praetorius (Prätorius) was born in Kreuzburg, Thuringia to Pastor and Mrs. Michael Schultheis (o ... discuss

was an Irish monk, trained at Iona in Scotland, who Succeeded Saint Aidan as governor of the Church in Northumbria and became Bishop of Lindisfarne from 651 until 661. Originally from Ireland, he foun ... discuss

In what may be the best ultrasound photo ever, an unborn baby gives his parents a hearty thumbs up during a 20-week ultrasound scan. Paul Schofield, 31, and Cheryl Stevenson, 32, went to Saint Mary ... discuss

Reading hither and thither about the internet over the last few years, from time to time, especially Mommy blogs, I’ve come across puzzling comments (puzzling to me) indicating there is somethin ... discuss

The saint of the day for February 16 is St. Gilbert (1083-1189), founder of the Gilbertine order, which consisted of a double monastery of canons regular and nuns.Gilbert was born at Sempringham, near ... discuss

We often think that ignorance is a lack of knowledge, education or social training. But if ignorance is not knowing, then not knowing God is the greatest human ignorance. I want to address ignorance i ... discuss

Hermione’s Group of Thinkers By Don Marquis (pronounced Mar-Kwiss)- he used to write for a paper, the New York Sun, I think, in the early 20th century. He’s clever, witty, with wit with j ... discuss

15 February, New Testament Philemon was a prominent first-century Christian who owned a slave named Onesimus. While the name "Onesimus" means "useful," Onesimus proved himself "useless. (Philemon 11) ... discuss

At least three different Saint Valentines, all of them martyrs, are mentioned in the early martyrologies under date of 14 February. One is described as a priest at Rome, another as bishop of Interamna ... discuss

Pope Francis recently commented on fathers and said many good things that would support shared parenting. He extols the “value of fathers” and laments that we have become a “society ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 14, 2015 / 09:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis welcomed the Catholic Church’s newest cardinals on Saturday, encouraging them to center themselves in Jesus Christ as they le ... discuss

14 February A.D. 270(?) Details of ancient Christianity are sketchy since for much of the Church's early years, it was a crime to be a Christian and records were hidden or kept purposely incomplete t ... discuss

This week, in a remote part of Namibia, near Rundu, Father Shenan J. Boquet, Dr. Brian Clowes, and Emil Hagamu, director of English-speaking Africa for Human Life International, conducted a four-da ... discuss

At the start of this series, it did seem at first that the good pastor was harder on the ladies, but as we continue, I think not.  He was just operating on the principles of ladies first.  now he ... discuss

13 February, New Testament Aquila and his wife Priscilla (Prisca) were Jewish contemporaries of Saint Paul. They traveled widely, perhaps in part for business reasons but later certainly because of u ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Step aside, Giselle Bundchen. The world of fashion and the stigma of disability are rapidly changing in pop culture. At this year’s Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, a wom ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 17 min. 52 sec. | 9.73 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 189 Psalter: Friday, We ... discuss

One giant list of fiction to inspire them all and in the light to find them. Oh. Sorry. I've begun rereading the Lord of the Rings and it does show a bit! This is a huge list to be sure. But it has so ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Heroic Priesthood: Seminarians Talk About the Demands and Joy of the Priesthood via ChurchPOP - Saint John Bosco: Conquering Souls for Christ – Sean Fitzpa ... discuss

(from 02/12)(also spelled Aethelwald, Ethelwold, etc.) was Bishop of Lindisfarne from 721 until 740.Leather worker and bookbinder. Monk. Assistant to Saint Cuthbert. Prior and abbot of Old Melrose mon ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Why a Catholic Priest Saved the Lives of 1000 Muslims by Sister Grace Candiru of Aleteia∝ - How to Fraternally Correct a Friend – Lisa Cotter, Focus ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 11, 2015 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two years to the day since Pope Benedict XVI told the world of his historic decision to step down from the papal office, those impacted by his p ... discuss

A bronze bust containing the relic of Saint Maron’s skull was part of the event on Monday, February 9, of the Maronite community of Rome. It began with a Mass presided over by Patriarch Bechara ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux Each year on February 11, we observe the World Day of the Sick. The first world day of the sick was held in 1993, having been instituted by Saint Pope John Paul II to be observed ann ... discuss

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San Francisco, Calif., Feb 10, 2015 / 02:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When she was a young girl, Logan Crotty dreamed of becoming a Catholic priest. She had always had an insatiable desire for intimacy wi ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 10, 2015 / 01:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily Tuesday, Pope Francis said that Christians must have a certain “restlessness” if they want to know God, who is not fou ... discuss

The feast of Our Lady of  Lourdes, which we celebrate on February 11, has always had a special place in my heart -- not only because of my French family background and living in a small French vi ... discuss

10 February, New Testament Saint Paul chose Silas, a leader in the church at Jerusalem, to accompany him on his second missionary journey from Antioch to Asia Minor and Macedonia (Acts 15:40). Silas, ... discuss

The following is a translation of the telegram of condolences for the death, this morning, of Cardinal Karl Josef Becker, S.J. of the Diakonia of Saint Julian Martyr, which the Holy Father Francis se ... discuss

Washington D.C., Feb 10, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Just weeks after Pope Francis announced his intention to canonize missionary Father Junipero Serra during his upcoming visit to the states, a ... 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

Today is the feast of St. Scholastica, the twin sister of St. Benedict, founder of the Benedictine order. They were born of wealthy parents in Nursia, Italy around 480. Scholastica was dedicated to Go ... discuss

Guess what? You've just been prayed for (by me) and blessed by God!How did this happen?Simple. Once you understand — or probably better worded — once you believe — that God can and does do ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 9, 2015 / 05:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Raymond Burke said he was “responding to a hypothetical situation” when he stated that he would resist any possible move by ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 9, 2015 / 04:23 pm (CNA).- Set to finish his encyclical on the environment next month, Pope Francis said during his daily Mass at the Vatican on Monday that Christians who fail to sa ... discuss

Below is a translation of Pope Francis’ homily during his pastoral visit to the parish of Saint Michael the Archangel at Pietralata, in the northern sector of the diocese of Rome, Sunday afterno ... discuss

Ano ito?  Vestal ladies? Eh ito? And blue cassocks!Si Saint John Bosco, ginawang Blessed Sacrament. Incensation while the thurifer is walking backwards. Ano ito? ... discuss

The British (or Scotus) prince Saint Eingan or Eneon Bhrenin, left Cumberland for Wales, where he built a chruch ended his days as a hermit at Llanengan near Bangor. He is said to have been a son of t ... discuss

Fetal feticide and selective abortions on the decline in Nepal after Indian Supreme Court bans ads for sex-selection abortions on Google and other sites.How much does it cost to canonize a saint? Abou ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 8, 2015 / 10:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis marked the Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking by calling on governments to remove this “shameful wound̶ ... discuss

This Sunday was the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against human trafficking. In the Vatican press conference held last Tuesday it was explained that the day coincided with the Feas ... discuss

In the biographies of the saints called the Acta Sanctorum which were preserved at the Abbey of Fécamp in Normandy it is said that he was born about 681 A.D., either in Devon or Cornwall, or more pro ... discuss

Many of you may remember when I posted a view a few months ago from Tom Allen at CBS Music on the Dies Irae and how it has seeped throughout musical history (link here). It was very nicely made, and I ... discuss

The saint of the day is St. Colette, founder of the Poor Clare Colettines.Colette was a miracle baby, born to parents over sixty years of age, who had been praying for a child to Nicholas of Myra. Bor ... discuss

Roman soldier and covert Christian during a time of persecution. Exposed as a Christian, a military tribunal decided he was a good soldier who had made a mistake, told him to reconsider, and set him f ... discuss

Last night I was meditating on the presence of God, practicing something new to me, the Daily Examen, started 500 years ago by the Catholic saint, Ignatius Loyola. It is prayer and meditation com ... discuss

I was saddened when I read something from a very good friend of mine:"May they burn in Hell!"He's a Muslim.Is that what he really wants? For people to burn in Hell?"Oh, but he's a Muslim!" you sayYes, ... discuss

“The Lord has loved me so much: we must love everyone… we must be compassionate!” – St. Josephine Bakhita Human Life International is participating in the Vatican’s call for ... discuss

By PETER JESSERER SMITH | WASHINGTON —St. John Paul II’s pontificate offers seven valuable lessons on exercising prudence in the modern world, according to the saint’s Witness ... discuss

We deal with it fairly often. Or maybe not that often; perhaps it just seems more frequent than it actually is. But at least a couple times a year, at least for the docs anyway. Pregnant women get sic ... discuss

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Vatican City, Feb 6, 2015 / 07:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily on Friday Pope Francis said that he is moved whenever he thinks of the many Christians killed for their faith, and encouraged faith ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Feb 6, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid concern over whether or not October's Synod on the Family will protect the Church's teaching on marriage, one lay initiative is calling upon ... discuss

When Saint Pope John Paul II and his successor Francis speak relentlessly of a “culture of life,” many only hear the issue of abortion. But we are seeing through the barbarity of ISIS that a cult ... discuss

Timothy, Titus, and Silas all appear in the New Testament writings as missionary companions of and co-workers with, the Apostle Paul.Titus is mentioned as a companion of Paul in some of his epistles ( ... discuss

The saints of the day for February 6 are St. Paul Miki and companions, martyrs.These twenty-six martyrs are sometimes called the martyrs of Nagasaki and the martyrs of Japan. St. Francis Xavier brough ... discuss

Feb 05 - Homily: She was Good, Be Good Too Father comments on the readings and the life of today's saint, telling us that she was good (Agatha means "good"), and that she was good because she praye ... discuss

This book review is provided by Dennis McGeehan and republished from the Catholic Writers Guild blog. --- Among the classics of Catholic literature, The Life and Glories of Saint Joseph is a ... discuss

Saint Agatha is one of the early church martyrs. The governor of Sicily wanted to have her although it is unclear to me from all of the different accounts whether he thought he was in love with her o ... discuss

5 February, Old Testament Jacob was the third of the three great Hebrews given the title of patriarch, following his grandfather Abraham and his father Isaac. Jacob was the younger of the twin sons o ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco “Feminism” wears many hats. In some circles, it is the no-brainer idea that women are of equal value to men. In other places, it carries a more radical banner that advocates f ... discuss

(from 2/5)Agatha of Sicily or Saint Agatha (d. 251) is a Christian saint. Her memorial day is on February 5 according to the Gregorian calendar and February 18 on the Julian calendar (still used by so ... discuss

The cause of Archbishop Oscar Romero took a rather interesting twist.  Not the cause itself, but who really worked to fast-track the cause of the murdered Salvadoran archbishop.Here is what he s ... discuss

The saint of the day for February 5 is St. Agatha, the patron saint against breast cancer.Agatha was born in Sicily, the daughter of rich and pious parents. At a young age, she consecrated herself to ... discuss

The End GameI take Communion on Sundays to six people at a nursing home. Five are suffering from Alzheimers or dementia. One is a lady with many physical problems, but as sharp as a tack mentally. The ... discuss

Miao, India, Feb 4, 2015 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the north-easternmost reaches of India, the Diocese of Miao is celebrating the bicentennial of St. John Bosco's birth by continuing his legacy ... discuss

With Lent only two weeks away, it's time to start looking at some inspiring reading material to help us grow in holiness.Of the books I have read, the following are my favorites for Lent:1. Bring ... discuss

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iv> Standard Podcast [ 18 min. 05 sec. | 9.9 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 152 Psalter: Wednesday, ... discuss

Feb 03 - Homily: St. Blaise, And Proper Speech On the Feast of St. Blaise, Fr. Elias preaches on the need to ask this saint's intercession for the curing of physical ailments of the throat as is do ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 3, 2015 / 05:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily Tuesday Pope Francis noted the importance of contemplating scripture, and urged faithful to read the Gospel for 10-15 minutes a day ... discuss

Today, February 3, we commemorate St. Blaise, a physician and Bishop of Sebaste, Armenia in the 4th century. He lived in a cave on Mount Argeus and was a healer of men and animals. According to legend ... discuss

via Medieval Saints yahoo Group:St. Blaise has achieved perennial popularity in both the East of his origin (hewas bishop of Sebastea in Armenia) and in the West. However, like many anotherfavored sai ... discuss

Dr. George Demacopoulos of Fordham University recently posted an article entitled "Orthodox Fundamentalists," on the Greek Archdiocese's website. There are a number of problems with it that I think ne ... discuss

(or Blasius Βλάσιος, Armenian: Սուրբ Բարսեղ) was a physician and bishop of Sebaste (modern Sivas), Armenia. According to his Acta he was martyred by being beaten, attacked with iron ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 2, 2015 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis warned consecrated men and women against reducing their religious live to a “caricature,” calling them to instead embrac ... discuss

PrayerBe blessed, O most pure Virgin, for having vouchsafed to manifest your shining with life, sweetness and beauty, in the Grotto of Lourdes, saying to the child, St. Bernadette: "I am the Immaculat ... discuss

and the Purification of Mary2 February, New Testament The Presentation of Our Lord at the Temple, one of the Christological feasts of the Christian Church, is Scripture's final infancy narrative conc ... discuss

St. Thomas BecketHere are two interesting sites about the martyrdom of St. Thomas Becket. Catholic Culture: "Given the tempo of the liturgical season w ... discuss

(also known as Theophorus) (ca. 35 or 50-between 98 and 117) A Convert from paganism to Christianity. Was among the Apostolic Fathers. He was the third Bishop and Patriarch of Antioch succeeding Saint ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1.  The HSLDA is having an art contest and entries had to be post marked by February 1.  The theme was A time to be born, and a time ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 1, 2015 / 06:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Lenten spiritual exercises for the Roman curia will this year be preached by Fr. Bruno Secondin, a Carmelite, focused on the prophet Elijah a ... discuss

Please join me and other Catholic bloggers at RAnn's Place for Sunday Snippets - a Catholic Carnival where we share posts from the previous week.Here are my posts:Fr. Barron on Atheism and PhilosophyS ... discuss

1. Art has always been fascinating to me, especially Catholic art. I have my own small collection of statues, paintings, crucifixes, and other objects of art. I also enjoy portrait sketching and paint ... discuss

There were several Irish saints named Aidan but this one seems to have been the most important. Son of Eithne and Sedna, chief of Connaught. He traveled to Kilmuine, Wales and became one of Saint Davi ... discuss

As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.  (Pope Saint John Paul II, Familiaris consortio 1) Last week in Rome I joined nearly 300 people from 28 countries ... discuss

The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Society for Human Lifes (VSHL) announced that Samantha Malanga, a senior at Saint Michael the Archangel High School in Fredericksburg, Virginia won first ... discuss

"Try very hard, young men, to imitate Jesus in His obedience. He should be your only model in this."- Don BoscoWhen I talk to my kids about the saints, I try to put them into historical perspective. ... discuss

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26 January AD 1915; transferred to 28 January* Matthias Loy (1828-1915) was born on 17 March to Matthias and Christina Loy, a pair of German immigrants. The family lived in near-poverty in Cumberland ... discuss

From Medieval Saints on Yahoo and the Experience ProjectThomas, son of the count of Aquino, (b. 1225-d. 1274) was first trained at the Benedictine abbey of Montecassino, and here, even in ch ... discuss

27 January AD 407 Saint John Chrysostom, Preacher, Bishop, and Theologian, was called Chrysostom (Greek for"golden-mouthed") by his hearers. He was a dominant force in the fourth-century Christian chu ... discuss

Today I drove to the Cathedral in downtown L.A. It may not seem like a big deal to most of you but when you've had anxiety/panic disorder for half of your life, it's a huge deal. It took me quite a wh ... discuss

Epiphany 3b, (January 25, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn
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 TITLE: “Follow” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the L ... discuss

Corrían los primeros días del mes de octubre de 2008 cuando el tema fue tocado en el sínodo de los obispos que por entonces abordaba el tema de la Palabra de Dios: «a pesar de la renovación de qu ... discuss

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?” (Acts 9: ... discuss

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26 January, New Testament Saint Titus, Pastor and Confessor was sent by Paul as bishop and pastor to Crete. Along with his other duties, he was also to "appoint elders in every town (Titus 1:5)"  ... discuss

25 January, New Testament Today celebrates the Conversion of Saint Paul through the revelation of the risen Christ to him on the road to Damascus. The zealous Pharisee Saul was traveling to arrest fo ... discuss

From the Funeral Sermon on Henry VII.FORASMUCH as this honourable audience now is here assembled to prosecute the funeral observances and ceremonies about this most noble prince late our king and sove ... discuss

24 January, New Testament Today we commemorate Saint Timothy, Pastor and Confessor. The festival days for Pastors Timothy and Titus are set on either side of the day marking Saint Paul's conversion. ... discuss

Today, the Church celebrates the Feast of Saint Agnes, a virgin and martyr of the early persecutions.She was put to death after refusing both a marriage proposal from a prominent Roman family (having ... discuss

PRAYERS FOR THE CHURCH UNITY OCTAVEJanuary 18 through 25 Official Octave Prayer (to be recited daily)ANTIPHON: That they all may be one, as Thou, Father, in Me and I in Thee; that they also maybe one ... discuss

20 January, Old Testament Sarah, whose name means "princess," was wife (and half-sister) of Hebrew patriarch Abraham (Genesis 11:29; 20:12). In obedience to divine command (Genesis 12:1), she made the ... discuss

In light of this week's March for Life in Washington D.C. I give you the following joke:Last Saturday afternoon, in Washington, D.C., an aide to Nancy Pelosi visited the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese ... discuss

For information on today's feast, besides these Proper Prayers, please click here.INTROIT At the name of Jesus every knee should bend of those in heaven, on earth, and under the earth, and every tongu ... discuss

For information on today's feast, besides these Proper Prayers, please click here.INTROIT Behold, the Lord, the Ruler, is come. He has dominion over all, and in His hand is power and might. Ps. 71:2. ... discuss

18 January, New Testament Today we celebrate God's blessed revelation to the disciples that Jesus was more than a good man, a holy man, an outstanding teacher, or an awesome miracle worker: Thus, we ... 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

The Council of the Holy Fathers (various Fathers with St. Constantine the Great, holding the Nicean Creed)Question: "How does doctrinal authority work in Orthodoxy? In a simplified form, how do I ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.I want to share with you what the Catechism of the Catholic Church says about the Revelation we have received in Christ, the one handed down to us by the Church to protect, ... discuss

Remember him?This post is not just about him.  It's about what's plaguing our priests today.  And this post is based on the statement of him.Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen - Dagupa ... discuss

VIDEO: A 2008 performance of "March of the Kings" ("Marche Des Rois") by Nowell Sing We Clear (Tony Barrand, Fred Breunig, Andy Davis and John Roberts) at Latchis Theater, Brattleboro, Vermont.+  ... discuss

At a time such as this when evil seems to be running rampant in our world there is no better hero of the faith than St Joan of Arc to provide an example of how to properly resist evil.  Born into ... discuss

“On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, twelve drummers drumming ...”The reformed Roman calendar honors Saint John Nepomucene Neumann, a native of Bohemia and Redemptorist pries ... discuss

Text: Luke 2:40-52Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Mary and Joseph must have had a bit of anxiety that day when they realized Jesus was not with them.&nb ... 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

“On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, ten lords a-leaping ...”By now, the holiday hoopla has died down. The banks have reopened, the post office is delivering the mail again (al ... discuss

2 January AD 1883; transferred to 3 January* Charles Porterfield Krauth was born in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), on 17 March 1823. He was son of the noted Lutheran pastor Dr. Charles Ph ... discuss

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On January 2nd, the Church celebrates the memorial of Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, bishops and doctors.Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen are linked in this feast day, as they were ... discuss

“On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, eight maids a-milking ...”The world knows it as New Year's Day. Our holy Mother Church knows it by many names.First and foremost, it is th ... discuss

Credit:  www.pinterest.comI had an interesting run in with a Catholic blogger recently. The blogger is Paul Anthony Melanson and he has a blog entitled, "La Salette Journey." He wrote a post crit ... discuss

“On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, seven swans a-swimming ...”Allowing for corruptions evolving the text as described earlier, the "seven swans a-swimming" completes the fi ... discuss

I've noticed that before a colossal spiritual event in history, a slaughter of innocent children occurs. Satan seems to know something is about to happen and strikes out at the most innocent of G ... discuss

Thank you all for your votes. I had a couple of "write-in" votes for St. Joseph and St. Drogo as well as some tweet votes since some of you couldn't access the poll widget. After tallying them all up, ... discuss

“On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, six geese a-laying ...”Geese were among the first birds to be domesticated. As our ancestors made the transformation from hunting and gathe ... discuss

“On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, five gold rings ...”The fifth day's gift of gold rings (or "golden rings" in some versions) refers not to gold jewelry, but to a characteri ... discuss

“You’re beginning something pretty important, and it will be forever.”On this day in 1954, actor Denzel Washington, professional wrestler Lanny Poffo, and magazine editor and morning news anchor ... discuss

28 December, New Testament This day commemorates the slaughter of Bethlehem's children by Herod the Great (Matthew 2:16-18), as he attempted to destroy the Usurper to his throne. Herod, his jealousy ... discuss

Feast of Saint John, Apostle and EvangelistBy JENNIFER BURGIN(Click Here for Readings)"Beloved: What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we ... discuss




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