Sunday, April 16, 2017

As Benedict turns 90, a rare glimpse into his 'joy'-filled life

As Benedict turns 90, a rare glimpse into his 'joy'-filled life

How the Meaning of the Whole Universe Hinges on the Empty Tomb | ChurchPOP

How the Meaning of the Whole Universe Hinges on the Empty Tomb | ChurchPOP

Happy Easter!

Pope Benedict XVI: Evangelist to the World

Pope Benedict XVI: Evangelist to the World: Through his lifetime of bridge building, Benedict XVI proposes to be the Virgil to the Dantes of our generation, calling for both a New Evangelization and a new metanoia — a sacramental return to Christ and His Church. The Father of the West who had guided the poet has become the Holy Father who did the unthinkable, and now he wishes simply to be called Father Benedict even amidst the celebrations of his service.

Happy 90th birthday to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Why Married Priests Won’t Fix The Shortage

Why Married Priests Won’t Fix The Shortage: By Mary Rezac In 1970, there was one priest for every 800 Catholics in the United States. Today, that number has more than doubled, with one priest for every 1,800 Catholics. Globally, the situatio…

There’s a generation that didn’t know John Paul II – this film is for them

There’s a generation that didn’t know John Paul II – this film is for them: Thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square and around their television sets to pray for Pope John Paul II as he passed away on April 2, 2005. They remembered the more than 26 years he serve…

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Number of seminarians declines for 4th straight year : News Headlines | Catholic Culture

Number of seminarians declines for 4th straight year : News Headlines | Catholic Culture

I wonder who has been in charge three of those four years? 



Free SUNY tuition?


Take Cuomo's money.
Graduate.
Leave New York State. (You have to stay a little while after graduating to get your freebie.  But you don't have to stay forever.  Just like prison.)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

'Ghost Nun' Spotted in Window of Irish Convent - Coast to Coast AM

'Ghost Nun' Spotted in Window of Irish Convent - Coast to Coast AM: A video documenting the demolition of a disused convent in Ireland may have captured the spirit of a nun looking through a window.

At the 18 to 20 second mark.  Hey, we all have heard stories of haunted convents and rectories! 

Storm-Damaged Tree Eerily Resembles Legendary Ghost - Coast to Coast AM

Storm-Damaged Tree Eerily Resembles Legendary Ghost - Coast to Coast AM: A powerful storm that swept through Rochester, New York ripped open a tree and created an eerie visual that bears a striking resemblance to a legendary local ghost.


Sunday, April 2, 2017

Is the Catholic Church in De Facto Schism? - Crisis Magazine

Is the Catholic Church in De Facto Schism? - Crisis Magazine: Why is there confusion in the Catholic Church over Amoris Laetitia, and what consequences does it have for Church unity? I argue here that the confusion is ultimately over two de fide dogmas of Christian faith and that one consequence of the confusion is de facto schism within the Catholic Church. When de fide (“of the faith”) is used in Catholic …