Friday, May 24, 2024

Why doesn’t Pope Francis Celebrate Mass? Part II

Why doesn’t Pope Francis Celebrate Mass? Part II: The Pope, as foremost representative of the faithful, is called to serve as priest, prophet, and king. The priest comes first.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Armed New York resident arrested in St. Peter’s in Rome was on ‘Most Wanted’ list

Armed New York resident arrested in St. Peter’s in Rome was on ‘Most Wanted’ list: Moises Tejada, 54, is on the Most Wanted Fugitives list of the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. 

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Catholic Charities Isn’t Religious? So Sayeth the Wisconsin Supreme Court| National Catholic Register

Catholic Charities Isn’t Religious? So Sayeth the Wisconsin Supreme Court| National Catholic Register: A NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER: The court’s ruling regarding the Diocese of Superior’s social-ministry entity is puzzling, to say the least.

Did Pope Francis Just Endorse ‘Parish Shopping’?| National Catholic Register

Did Pope Francis Just Endorse ‘Parish Shopping’?| National Catholic Register: COMMENTARY: The canonical anomaly, suggested by the Holy Father in an interview with CBS News, was once an anomaly but has become the norm among Catholics.


Monday, April 15, 2024

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Starter Parishes: The Gospel Alive in America| National Catholic Register

Starter Parishes: The Gospel Alive in America| National Catholic Register: Although church closings often make the news, new Catholic communities continue to form and grow thanks to lay and priest collaboration.

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Pope Francis at Easter Vigil: Christ ‘is the one who brings us from darkness into light’

Pope Francis at Easter Vigil: Christ ‘is the one who brings us from darkness into light’: “This is the Pasch of Christ, the revelation of God’s power: the victory of life over death, the triumph of light over darkness,” the pope said on Saturday.

PASCHALCAzT 47 – Easter Sunday: Victory!

PASCHALCAzT 47 – Easter Sunday: Victory!: A 5 minute daily podcast to help you in your Easter celebration. Fr. Troadec recounts the victorious elements of the Resurrection. At the end music from my home parish by Pietro Yon, Victimae paschali laudes. Yes, it’s really the parish’s choir.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Cardinal Pizzaballa’s Meteoric Rise to ‘Papabile’| National Catholic Register

Cardinal Pizzaballa’s Meteoric Rise to ‘Papabile’| National Catholic Register: ANALYSIS: As the Holy Land again descends into violent conflict, the peacemaking Latin patriarch of Jerusalem has emerged as a respected leader of the local C...

Monday, March 25, 2024

25 March 1991- Archbp. Marcel Lefebvre – Requiescat in pace

25 March 1991- Archbp. Marcel Lefebvre – Requiescat in pace: On this day in 1991 Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre died. Lefebvre was a great churchman, an astoundingly effective missionary.   Much of the Church in French speaking Africa even today owes a great deal to his work.  I find it not unusual at all that the African Church reveals strong fidelity to cert

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

African cardinal: Fiducia Supplicans seen as ‘Western imperialism’

African cardinal: Fiducia Supplicans seen as ‘Western imperialism’: In a March 17 interview, Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo deplored the lack of “synodality” in the release of the DDF document Fiducia Supplicans.

Sunday, March 3, 2024

Passion to Evangelize Drives New Ordinariate Catholic Communities| National Catholic Register

Passion to Evangelize Drives New Ordinariate Catholic Communities| National Catholic Register: Young Catholics, invigorated by the ordinariate’s English-Catholic expressions of faith, are actively ‘church-planting’ and inviting people into their fledgli...

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Friday, February 16, 2024

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Ash Wednesday: Leave the ashes on or wash them off?

Ash Wednesday: Leave the ashes on or wash them off?: “There is no minimum time” established to wear the ashes on the forehead or head, and they can serve as a witness.

Lent 2024

 Memento homo quia pulvis es et in pulverem reverteris (Remember you are dust and to dust you shall return)


Sunday, February 11, 2024

Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes: Saint of the day: Our Lady of Lourdes - Catholic News Agency

Saturday, January 27, 2024

What Makes Poland So Special?| National Catholic Register

What Makes Poland So Special?| National Catholic Register: Fearless and courageous loyalty to Christ and his Church has made Poland the heroic heart of Europe.

Monday, January 8, 2024

Eccles is saved: Tucho embarks on a book-signing

Eccles is saved: Tucho embarks on a book-signing: Cardinal "Tucho" Fernàndez, Head of the Vatican Dicastery for Naughty Things, is now embarking on a tour of Rome's bookshops,...