October 27, 2014 by Msgr. Charles Pope from the Archdiocese of Washington website In today’s Office of Readings there is a text from the Book of Wisdom that prophetically interprets the times in which we are living. In the 30 years I have been reading this text in the Breviary, I found that the pieces of […]
Raymond Arroyo on The World Over interviews Fr Gerald Murray and Fr Robert Sirico regarding the 2014 Synod on the Family. Below are a number of articles with different people’s take on what happened. George Weigel: An Extraordinary Synod, Indeed Archbishop Chaput on the Synod Bishop Athanasius Schneider: Against Pharisees Synod’s Final Report “Fails to Resolve […]
From Catholic Exchange After Constantine the Great, there were emperors who were heretics and emperors who adhered to Christian orthodoxy. Then there was Julian the Apostate. From the time of Constantine to the French Revolution, he is the only Christian monarch ever to openly reject the faith, according to Catholic historian Warren Carroll. For reasons […]
From CNS News Reverend Billy Graham, arguably the most well-known and respected evangelical preacher of the last 50 years, said in a recently published commentary that America was “founded by men who believed in prayer” and that prayer can turn “the tide of history,” adding that while “America is just as wicked as Sodom and […]
On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Sheila Liaugminas of Relevant Radio interviewed George Weigel regarding the Synod on the Family. This is an edited version of the interview which has been sped-up so that you can listen to the entire interview in less than 15 minutes. If you prefer to listen to the unedited version, click on […]
This year’s Parish Mission features Dan DeMatte, author of the best-selling book, “Holiness Revolution.” The mission will be held on October 27-29, 2014. Please help spread the word with the following resources. A two-minute promotional video A letter-sized flyer A tabloid-sized poster (very large file – right click and save to your desktop).
A Catholic Lifetime Reading Plan by Father John McCloskey Catechism of the Catholic Church – Catholicism Explained/Theology Adams – The Spirit of Catholicism – Catholicism Explained/Theology Augustine – City of God – Spiritual Classics Augustine – Confessions of St. Augustine – Spiritual Classics Aumann – Spiritual Theology – Spiritual Reading Baur – Frequent Confession – […]
From The Gregorian This Sunday’s Gospel (the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A) is directed at those of us who consider ourselves religious. Jesus tells the story of the man who had two sons — one said he would work in the vineyard but didn’t; the other said he wouldn’t but did. Who did the […]
From the Diocese of Washington A grave deficiency of modern times is the loss of the sense that our lives are caught up in a tremendous, epic battle. And yet here we are living in the midst of a great drama—in the greatest story ever told. Behind the scenes is a deadly enemy, one of whom many rarely […]
This speech was given by Fr. Robert Altier in 2012. Click here for more up-to-date news about Christian persecution around the world.