Catholic News Headlines May 19, 2010


May. 18, 7pm—May. 19, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook SINCERITY – “Sincerity is a Christian virtue of the highest order; we could not be good Christians if we did not live it with all its consequences.  Sincerity with ourselves leads

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Anglican leaders around globe decry ordination of openly lesbian bishop – Los Angeles, Calif., May 19, 2010 / 01:10 am ( CNA ).- In response to an openly gay woman being ordained a bishop in the Episcopal Church on Saturday, Anglican leaders

Share this article on Facebook Archbishop Listecki says bishops responsible for sex abuse cases, not Vatican – Milwaukee, Wis., May 19, 2010 / 02:18 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Responding to a recent lawsuit that argues the Vatican is responsible for bishops who failed to report

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI to welcome Spanish president on June 10 – Rome, Italy, May 19, 2010 / 11:51 am ( CNA/Europa Press ).- The meeting between Pope Benedict XVI and Spanish President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero will take place on

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal O’Brien offers prayers for Britain’s papal nuncio after stroke – Glasgow, United Kingdom, May 19, 2010 / 02:16 am ( CNA ).- The Archbishop of Glasgow has promised prayers for the papal nuncio to Britain, Archbishop Faustino Sainz

Share this article on Facebook Catholic schools have ‘right’ to protect best interests of children, asserts author – Boston, Mass., May 19, 2010 / 03:19 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- As controversy swirls around the Archdiocese of Boston’s decision to undermine a pastor who denied enrollment

Share this article on Facebook Catholic sister told Phoenix bishop abortion was allowed by Church teaching – Phoenix, Ariz., May 18, 2010 / 09:06 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A religious sister who was on a Catholic hospital panel that approved a direct abortion has excommunicated

Share this article on Facebook Death penalty and abortion on same level, says Mexican governor – Guadalajara, Mexico, May 19, 2010 / 06:10 pm ( CNA ).- The governor of the Mexican State of Jalisco, Emilio Gonzalez Marquez, who has asked the country’s Supreme Court

Share this article on Facebook Fatima message goes beyond dangers and horrors of history, Pope says – Vatican City, May 19, 2010 / 10:33 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- During Wednesday’s audience, the Holy Father offered an overview of the many events of his Apostolic Journey to

Share this article on Facebook Jesuit magazine editor: Pope’s comment on same-sex marriage against the Gospel – Washington D.C., May 18, 2010 / 11:13 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The culture editor of the Jesuit weekly magazine America, Fr. James Martin, S.J., argued yesterday in a post

Share this article on Facebook Peruvian cardinal calls on Catholics to make Christ present through word and example – Lima, Peru, May 18, 2010 / 09:54 pm ( CNA ).- In his radio program, Dialogue of Faith, the Archbishop of Lima, Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne, invited the faithful

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict to bless statue created to celebrate Nazi departure – Rome, Italy, May 19, 2010 / 01:10 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Vatican announced Wednesday that this summer the Holy Father will visit and bless a restored statue of Mary

Share this article on Facebook Sister violated more than Catholic teaching in sanctioning abortion, ethicist says – Phoenix, Ariz., May 19, 2010 / 06:27 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- A religious sister who was on a Catholic hospital panel that approved a direct abortion has excommunicated

Share this article on Facebook Vatican issues stats on Catholic presence in Cyprus – Vatican City, May 19, 2010 / 04:46 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In light of Pope Benedict XVI’s upcoming trip to Cyprus early next month, the Vatican released several facts

Catholic Online > Home & Family

Share this article on Facebook Processed meats found to be very unhealthy – Bacon, sausage and hot dogs were never really considered healthy. Researchers say that processed meat definitely …

Share this article on Facebook Special: A Look at SOLT, The Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity – Father James Flanagan  developed a deep love for the Church, and was taught many things interiorly …

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook Thai troops move in on protesters – Military troops in Bangkok are stepping up their campaign against Red Shirt protesters, who have been encamped in …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook Congressman confesses to extramarital affair, resigns – Congressman Mark Souder, R-Indiana, has announced his resignation after admitting to engaging in an …

Share this article on Facebook Guest Opinion: Rand Paul for President! People’s Hero, GOP Establishment’s Nightmare – ‘If Obama can go from a Senate victory in 2006 to the Presidency in 2008, why can’t Rand Paul …

Share this article on Facebook Political Revolt – Voters in several states took a broom and dustpan to their respective governments and voted out incumbent …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Car bomb suspect in jail without bail – The 30-year-old Pakistani-American accused of rigging an SUV with explosives to unsuccessfully detonate in New …

Share this article on Facebook Car bomb suspect’s motives confusing – While Times Square car bomb suspect, 30-year-old Faisal Shahzad is allegedly cooperating with authorities, has …

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Physicians Guild Supports Arizona Bishop Olmsted’s Rebuke of Nun over Abortion – The Catholic Physicians Guild of Phoenix has come out in support of Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted, who expressed …

Share this article on Facebook Episcopal Church Consecrates Lesbian Bishop, Angering Anglicans Again – With this second consecration there is little doubt that the Episcopal Church, in an act of defiance, is thumbing …

Catholics Come Home Blog

Share this article on Facebook Catholicism and Politics – Catholicism and Politics? How should Catholics get involved in political life? The Vatican will be discussing this topic on Friday. Read more about the upcoming meeting:

Conversion Diary

Share this article on Facebook How do you balance action and trust? – One of the most frequent topics of discernment for me is how to balance trusting God with getting off the couch and using my own efforts to make things happen. Here’s a

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook Aborting Fatherhood? – You ready for a piece that pinpoints the lunacy of our legal system when it comes to parenthood and abortion? A column in Mens News Daily called “Time to Abort

Share this article on Facebook Neanderthals and Humans – Duh! – By now you may have seen the report that scientists have mapped the Neanderthal genome and discovered that they are our ancestors. The way the media have reported this

Share this article on Facebook Pelosi: Quit Your Job, We’ll Support You – This sounds like good economic policy. Inspiring people to become bums/artists is now entrepreneurial, according to Nancy Pelosi. So they’ll get government grants to

Share this article on Facebook The “Pro-Life Dem” Lie Still Works – Yup. There’s lot of Americans who haven’t gotten the memo that there’s no such thing as a pro-life Democrat. Or maybe they got the memo but they’re just not reading it.

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Benedict XVI Recalls His Recent Trip to Portugal – VATICAN CITY, 19 MAY 2010 (VIS) – During his general audience this morning, Benedict XVI reminisced about his recent apostolic trip to Portugal, which took place from 11

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal O’Brien Offers Prayers For Britain’s Papal Nuncio After Stroke – Glasgow, United Kingdom, May 19, 2010 (CNA).- The Archbishop of Glasgow has promised prayers for the papal nuncio to Britain, Archbishop Faustino Sainz Muñoz, who

Share this article on Facebook Guatemalan Bishops’ Conference: Arizona Immigration Law The ‘Most Shameful’ In History – APRIL 19 (Catholic World News) — The Pastoral Care of Migrants Committee of the Guatemalan Bishops’ Conference issued a statement on May 14 blasting Arizona’s recently

Share this article on Facebook Irish Cardinal Notes Progress in Youth Protection – 2,356 Laypeople Working as Child Safeguards MAYNOOTH, Ireland, MAY 18, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Children are safer today in the Church in Ireland than they once were, affirmed

Share this article on Facebook Knights Of Columbus Refuse To Allow Suspension Of Members Who Promote Abortion, Gay Marriage – APRIL 19 (Catholic World News) — The leadership of the Knights of Columbus (K of C) has forbidden local councils to take any action against members of the Catholic

Share this article on Facebook London Prelate: Papal Visit Will Be “Quite Different” – Affirms Expectation of a Reaching Out to Society LONDON, MAY 18, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The archbishop of Westminster says he is expecting a papal visit quite different than

Share this article on Facebook Mideast Christians Not Victims of Fate, Says Prelate – New Jerusalem Auxiliary Looks at Upcoming Synod JERUSALEM, MAY 18, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The 14 million Christians who live in the Middle East, despite difficulties and

Share this article on Facebook Missionary Superior Named to Killaloe Diocese – KILLALOE, Ireland, MAY 18, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI appointed Father Kieran O’Reilly, superior general of the Society of African Missions, as bishop of Killaloe.

Share this article on Facebook Nepali Christians Among Those Fearing Breakdown – Nation Threatened by Crisis Amid Failure to Draft Constitution KATHMANDU, Nepal, MAY 19, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The apostolic pro-vicar of Nepal is with his countrymen in

Share this article on Facebook Orthodox Patriarchs to Meet in Moscow – ROME, MAY 18, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Moving forward in a sometimes troubled history, the Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople will visit his counterpart in Moscow, arriving

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts For May 19 – – Appointed Bishop Giovanni Santucci of Massa Marittima – Piombino, Italy, as bishop of Massa Carrara – Pontremoli (area 1,174, population 204,110, Catholics 199,000,

Share this article on Facebook Pope to Bless Virgin of Monte Mario, Visit Dominican Nuns – VATICAN CITY, 19 MAY 2010 (VIS) – The Holy See Press Office today announced that at 10.30 a.m. on 24 June Benedict XVI will visit the Don Orione Centre located in Rome’s

Share this article on Facebook Pope to European Bishops: Proclaim Gospel to Continent – Meets With Leaders of Council of Episcopal Conferences ROME, MAY 18, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI and the leaders of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences are

Share this article on Facebook Sister Violated More Than Catholic Teaching In Sanctioning Abortion, Ethicist Says – Phoenix, Ariz., May 19, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News).- A religious sister who was on a Catholic hospital panel that approved a direct abortion has excommunicated herself, the

Share this article on Facebook Spanish Leader to Visit Pope – ROME, MAY 19, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The prime minister of Spain, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, will visit Benedict XVI on June 10, as Spain takes over the presidency of the

Share this article on Facebook Thai Religious Leaders Asked to Fight Violence – Archbishop Warns That Civil War Could Be Near BANGKOK, Thailand, MAY 19, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Catholic leaders are appealing to all religions to help in conflict mediation

Share this article on Facebook US Bishops’ Conference Part Of Coalition That Backs Kagan For Supreme Court – APRIL 19 (Catholic World News) — The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is a member of a coalition that is supporting the nomination of Elena Kagan to

Share this article on Facebook Vatican to Study Bringing Catholics Back to Politics – VATICAN CITY, MAY 18, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The Pontifical Council for the Laity will begin its 24th plenary assembly Thursday, dedicating the three-day meeting to consider

Share this article on Facebook Yes, Hebrew-Speaking Catholics Exist in Israel – Father Neuhaus Gives Overview of Community JERUSALEM, MAY 18, 2010 (Zenit.org).- In this article by Jesuit Father David Neuhaus, patriarchal vicar for the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook Apple – Moral Police? – Lisa Hendey: Do you trust a company to provide a “porn free” environment for your family? | An article this week on Catholic Online caught my eye.  The title splashed

Share this article on Facebook Can a Mom Connect With Her Teen Son? – Fr. John Bartunek, LC: Ask a Priest vol. 15 | Q: I am a mom of a 14 year old son. He talks quite a bit with his dad about sports and school and such, but clams up with

Share this article on Facebook Charts and More – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: NFP | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

Share this article on Facebook Chummy – Rebecca Teti: | “It’s a sleeping bag! It’s a stuffed toy! IT’S A SHARK!” reads the promo material. Here’s a product designed, in the words of its creator, “to make

Share this article on Facebook Gift of Understanding – Danielle Bean: Novena to the Holy Spirit Day 6 | Day 6 Understanding:

Share this article on Facebook Graduation is Just the Beginning – Ana Braga-Henebry: As kids grow and change, moms must too | When I moved to the United States long ago it took me quite a while to get used to the seasons and school

Share this article on Facebook Sad Dad – Rachel Balducci: men and postpartum depression | Here’s an interesting story on a recent study that finds almost ten percent of men suffer from postpartum depression. In

Share this article on Facebook Talking Babies – Arwen Mosher: When have yours done it? | I am ridiculously excited about the word “ball.” I’ve heard it several times today, and on each occasion I’ve wanted to clap my

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook Dusty, sweaty, bloody faces – “It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

Share this article on Facebook MESSAGE TO CARDINAL: Shut Up, They Explained – From Canada’s National Post comes this urgent message: Stop the presses! Cardinal Marc Ouellet, the primate of the Roman Catholic Church in Canada, has created shock

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – May 19, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on May 19 4:00 – Belgian Doctors Euthanized Disabled Patient and Harvested Her Organs This isn’t the first time that coupling

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Americans Still Divided on Pro-Abortion Supreme Court Pick Elena Kagan – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — New polling from Rasmussen finds Americans are still split on the nomination of pro-abortion Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the

Share this article on Facebook California Planned Parenthood Wants To Stop Cuts to Tax Funding in State Budget – Sacramento, CA (LifeNews.com) — The California affiliate of Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion business, is starting up another campaign designed to

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Bishops Must Leave Coalition Group Backing Pro-Abortion Elena Kagan – An organization called The Coalition for Constitutional Values has put on its web site a 30 second ad supporting Elena Kagan, Obama�s nominee to fill the Supreme Court

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Cardinal in Canada Under Fire for Opposing Abortion in Cases of Rape – Quebec City, Quebec (LifeNews.com) — A Canadian Catholic cardinal is under fire for saying abortion should still be opposed in the cases of rape and incest because it

Share this article on Facebook Kagan Memo on Partial-Birth Abortion Shows She’d be Hostile to Pro-Life Laws – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Further analysis of the controversial memo Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan wrote for ex-President Bill Clinton on the subject of

Share this article on Facebook Obama Administration Begins Legal Defense of Pro-Abortion Health Care Bill – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Obama administration has begun the legal defense of the pro-abortion health care bill against one of the many lawsuits filed against

Share this article on Facebook Ohio Pro-Life Group Issues 2010 Election Endorsements, Backs Portman, Kasich – Columbus, OH (LifeNews.com) — Ohio Right to Life issues its 2010 general election endorsements today with a slate of pro-life candidates led by Bob Portman and John

Share this article on Facebook Phoenix Catholic Hospital Questioned Over Abortion to Save Mother’s Live – Phoenix, AZ (LifeNews.com) — St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, which is affiliated with the Catholic Church, is facing questions over a 2009

Share this article on Facebook Pro-Life College Group Loves New Poll Showing Young Adults Oppose Abortion – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — One of the pieces of good news for the pro-life movement found in last week’s new Gallup poll showing more Americans saying they are

Share this article on Facebook Team Exposing Sexual Abuse Coverup at Planned Parenthood Heads to Canada – Ottawa, Canada (LifeNews.com) — The pro-life team of young adults whose undercover videos uncovered how Planned Parenthood officials in numerous states hid alleged

Share this article on Facebook West Virginia Gov. Manchin Signs Bill, Women Get Ultrasound Before Abortion – Charleston, WV (LifeNews.com) — West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin signed a bill today that allows women to get an opportunity to see an ultrasound before having an

Share this article on Facebook White House Pushing Pro-Abortion Health Care Law After Polls Show No Support – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — New polls show Americans have not come around to support the pro-abortion health care law President Barack Obama signed. With the

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Campaign Life Coalition Launches Petition in Support of Cardinal Ouellet – By John JalsevacTo sign the petition in support of Cardinal Ouellet, click here. May 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The last four days have not been easy for Cardinal

Share this article on Facebook Catholic Doctors Support Ariz. Bishop’s Rebuke of Nun over Abortion – By Kathleen GilbertPHOENIX, Arizona, May 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic Physicians Guild of Phoenix has come out in support of Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted, who

Share this article on Facebook Curtains for Pro-Abort Specter: Pro-Life Toomey Faces New Dem. Challenger in Pennsylvania – By Peter J. SmithPHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After 30 years in the Senate and a politically-motivated party switch last year, pro-abortion

Share this article on Facebook From Sea to Sea – Marches For Life Occur across Canada – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiMay 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – This year’s Canadian Marches for Life, held across the country from Victoria, British Columbia to St. John’s

Share this article on Facebook Louisiana House Kills Explicit Sex-Ed – By Kathleen GilbertBATON ROUGE, Louisiana, May 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Louisiana’s House of Representatives has struck down a bill that would have mandated

Share this article on Facebook Malawi Judge Judge Rules against Gay Couple – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiBLANTYRE, Malawi, May 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Malawian judge has ruled against a homosexual couple that staged a symbolic same-sex

Share this article on Facebook Over 30% of Euthanasia Cases in Belgian Region Did Not Give Consent: Study – By Hilary WhiteROME, May 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In one region of Belgium, over 30 percent of reported euthanasia cases were carried out without the consent of the

Share this article on Facebook Peaceful Pro-Lifers Threatened With Violence by Enraged Young Man – By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiVANCOUVER, May 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On the day after Canada’s National March for Life drew unprecedented crowds and national media

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict in Portugal: Christians, Answer to Secularism is to Re-Evangelise World – By Hilary WhiteROME, May 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pope Benedict said in his many addresses and homilies during his recently concluded trip to Portugal that “vast

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict in Portugal: Christians, Answer to Secularism is to Re-Evangelize World – By Hilary WhiteROME, May 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pope Benedict said in his many addresses and homilies during his recently concluded trip to Portugal that “vast

Share this article on Facebook President of Portugal Signs Gay ‘Marriage’ Law – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanLISBON, May 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Portugal’s president, who was elected as a conservative, has signed a law passed by the Assembly of

Share this article on Facebook U.S. Bishops Withdraw from Pro-Abortion, Homosexualist Civil Rights Coalition – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., May 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has pulled out of the Leadership

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Episcopal Church Ordains Lesbian Bishop – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The ordination of two women bishops in Los Angeles this weekend, one of whom is a partnered lesbian, has caused more sorrow and

Share this article on Facebook iPhone and iPad Are Porn Free – by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The CEO of Apple Computers says his company “has a moral responsibility” to keep pornography off their popular iPhone and new

Share this article on Facebook Newspaper Retracts Slanderous Story About Papal Nuncio – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A senior correspondent of a major daily political newspaper in Washington DC has retracted and apologized for a story it ran

Share this article on Facebook Papal Physician: Pope John Paul II Refused All Pain Medication – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist The physician who treated Pope John Paul II throughout his life said the dying pontiff refused all pain medication and, at the

Share this article on Facebook Researchers Say Sex for Reproduction May Soon be Obsolete – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist An Australian researcher is bragging that advances in artificial means of reproduction such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) may

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook A Guide for the Perplexed on the New Translation on the Mass – Father Christopher Smith of St. Francis By the Sea Catholic Church has shared with me, and the world, a wonderful catechesis for children. The whys and hows of the new

Share this article on Facebook Compline in Dominican Chant Published – I am pleased to announce that the booklet Ad Completorium secundum Usum Ordinis Praedicatorum containing the office of Compline from the Liturgia Horarum in Dominican

Share this article on Facebook Faith and Music: Partners in Our Times – James MacMillan offers a beautiful reflection on the history of music in Catholicism and the present reality. He demonstrates that composers of our own time are deeply

Share this article on Facebook St. Augustine on Restricting Texts and Knowledge – It has take modern scholars generations to come to an understanding of the ethics and practicalities of the use of copyright and its implications for the spread of

Share this article on Facebook Usus Antiquior Pontifical Mass at Brazilian National Eucharistic Congress – Last Saturday, Msgr. Fernando Arêas Rifan, Ordinary of the Personal Apostolic Administration of Saint John Mary Vianney, celebrated Pontifical Mass in the Extraordinary

Share this article on Facebook Yvonne Loriod, Pianist and Messiaen Muse, Dies at 86 – The New York Times offers an informative obituary of Yvonne Loriod, the immensely talented widow of Olivier Messiaen. There may be no parallel in musical history to the

OSV Daily Take

Share this article on Facebook USA Today interviews OSV on pope and sex abuse – Check out this interview in USA Today on Pope Benedict XVI’s handling of clerical sex abuse. The interview is with OSV president and publisher Greg Erlandson and OSV’s

Patrick Madrid

Share this article on Facebook Wouldn’t it be great to be back in North Platte for ten minutes? – What happened to our country? http://patrickmadrid.blogspot.com

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Pope’s Blessing! – Just received the Pope’s blessing at the General Audience! Pictures and videos soon!

Share this article on Facebook Protestant Heaven vs. Catholic Heaven – Simpson Style – This got a chuckle out of me so I thought you might like it to. Bart and Homer convert to the Catholic Church and leave Marge a Protestant, to her chagrin. Click here .

Share this article on Facebook To Rome on Overload! – “If this keeps up I am going to burst!” and “If I went home today it would have all be more than worth it!” These are the comments we keep hearing as we go from one

Share this article on Facebook Too Late to Upload Rome Video Tonight – Incredible and LONG day. General Audience with and blessing from the Pope. Touring Christian Rome with Mass at the Tomb of St. Paul. Dinner on the Via Appia Antica.

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook Asking the Age-Old Question – Reader Brian J, who has supplied this site with mock movie posters and fun graphics (always surprising me; I don’t think I’ve ever asked him to do any of it for me) has

Share this article on Facebook My Biggest Fan – Few people in my family (and almost none of my friends) read my blog; I don’t mind it – people are busy, after all, and I’m not that interesting, anyway. But every once

Share this article on Facebook Shotglass Shortbread Cookies – Some nuns did a kindness for me, and I wanted to thank them with a little gift. A shortbread cookie recipe I’d recently gotten from my dear Mother-in-Law, seemed to

Share this article on Facebook Speaking of Nino & Other Things – Playing with the ongoing non-story of SCOTUS Nominee Elena Kagan’s sexual orientation, Michael Kinsley has written a rather amusing satire about the sex lives of Supreme

The Splendor of the Church

Share this article on Facebook Celebrating the Holy Mass with the Somascan Sisters During the Holy Week – During the celebration of the Lord’s Supper the Somascan Sisters who were having their annual retreat for the Solemn Professed Religious also washed the feet of each

Share this article on Facebook KATANUNGAN TUNGKOL SA 1 CORINTO 1:3 – The Transfiguration of the Lord Anonymous said… Father , bagama’t may mga lugar sa bibliya na sinasabing ang Panginoong Jesus ang Dyos, bakit po may mga parte sa

Share this article on Facebook KATANUNGAN TUNGKOL SA EFESO 2:8 – The Patriarch Abraham with his family and cattle leaving his father’s house to obey the Will of God. Anonymous said… Marami pong salamat! ang bilis! hihihihi

Share this article on Facebook San Rafael Chapel in Castilla, Sorsogon – During the Holy Week in the first week of April 2010 I was invited to celebrate the Mass before the Graduation of San Rafael National High School. I said yes because my

Share this article on Facebook Summer Visit at Lubao, Pampanga – Our much beloved Statue of St. Jerome Emiliani with an orphan boy in front of the main building of Somascan College Seminary in Lubao, Pampanga. During the first week of

Share this article on Facebook The Sacred Images in Our Lady of the Rosary Parish in Castilla, Sorsogon – The Patroness of the Parish, Our Lady of the Rosary The Blessed Sacrament where the Consecrated Body of the Lord is kept inside every Parish of the Catholic Church. Here

Share this article on Facebook WALA NGA BANG PANANAMPALATAYA ANG MGA SANGGOL KAYA DI DAPAT BAUTISMOHAN? – The Lord Jesus with the Children DGOY said… Nakakatuwa naman si Mister abe. ang bautismo po e para sa may kakayahan ng manampalataya at tumanggap kay Kristo. Meron na

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Sees Individualism, Porous Boundaries in Faith Practice, Religious Identification – WASHINGTON—Individualism and porous boundaries mark today’s faith practice and religious identification, members of a Jewish-Catholic Dialogue heard at a recent meeting.

Share this article on Facebook Migration Chairs of Mexican and U.S. Bishops’ Conferences Issue Join Statement on President Calderon’s Visit to the United States – WASHINGTON—Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, and Archbishop Rafael Romo Muñoz of

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook A brief comment about the stories concerning the author Alcuin Reid – Quite a few people, some of them perhaps from good will, are filling my inbox with email about stories recently published about Rev. Mr. Scott Reid, who writes under his

Share this article on Facebook First move for Anglican Ordinariate? – The wonderful and persistent Anna Arco has this about traditionally-minded Anglicans: It looks like the first moves towards establishing an ordinariate in the United

Share this article on Facebook Our Lady, Queen of Giant Puppets – Via Mulier Fortis comes this great image from Acts of The Apostacy:

Share this article on Facebook The fruits of excommunication – From the site of Chicago Public Radio via Sancte Pater, to whom I tip my biretta.   o{]:¬) Catholic Church Denies Female Priest a Catholic Burial A woman who challenged

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