Jul. 3, 7pm—Jul. 4, 7pm
Cardinal Keith O’Brien launches Scotland’s logo for papal visit – Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Jul 4, 2010 / 06:43 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- In a statement released on July 1, Cardinal Keith O’Brien of Edinburgh launched Scotland’s official
Catholic faithful to celebrate witness of 120 Chinese Martyrs – CNA STAFF, Jul 4, 2010 / 05:03 am ( CNA ).- On Friday, July 9, the Church will celebrate the feast of the 120 Martyrs of China. Religious persecution has a long history
Holiness never goes out of style, declares Pope Benedict XVI – L’Aquila, Italy, Jul 4, 2010 / 10:52 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Holy Father dedicated his Sunday homily to reflections on the life of St. Celestine as he visited the
Iowa parishioner takes financial expertise to Africa – Davenport, Iowa, Jul 4, 2010 / 02:00 pm ( CNA ).-
Pope Benedict calls Mary a ‘perfect model’ of obedience to divine will – L’Aquila, Italy, Jul 4, 2010 / 11:30 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Before leading the Angelus prayer from the Italian city of Sulmona he visited on Sunday, the Holy Father
True freedom is in acknowledging dependence on God, says Archbishop Dolan – New York City, N.Y., Jul 4, 2010 / 08:02 am ( CNA ).- As Americans across the country celebrate the nation’s Independence Day this weekend, they should humbly remember
Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds marriage protection amendment – Madison, Wis., Jul 3, 2010 / 07:07 pm ( CNA ).- A lawsuit challenging a Wisconsin constitutional amendment which protected the definition of marriage failed to persuade
Reflections on the American Culture War and the 4th of July – The new civil war has no army and has no set territories. It is a cultural war that knows no …
In God We Trust: The Meaning of the Folds of the American Flag – When we read something powerful that stirs the soul like the “meaning of the folds of the …
Conversion, Penance and Prayer. Now. – This excellent video was created by the Catholic Jedi Academy. Mad props.
I Will Not Say Goodbye – Danny Gokey.
A Little Lincoln For The Fourth – Rebecca Teti: Happy Independence Day! | Here’s Abraham Lincoln on the meaning of Independence Day. It’s from a speech given July 10, 1858. It’s worth reading the whole
The Good Samaritan and You – Tom and April Hoopes: User’s Guide to Sunday | July 11 is the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C, Cycle II). Saints July 11 is the feast of St. Benedict. The St.
After Senate Committee Hearings, Pro-Lifers Say Reject Pro-Abortion Elena Kagan – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Now that the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the nomination of pro-abortion Supreme Court selection Elena Kagan have concluded,
Appeals Court Reinstates Case Against Planned Parenthood Over Massive Fraud – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has reinstated the lawsuit filed by a former vice president of a Planned
Committee Hears From Pro-Life Advocates Questioning Kagan’s Abortion Memos – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — The Senate Judiciary Committee heard from two pro-life advocates who informed the four members of the panel who showed up to hear from
Senator Orrin Hatch Will Vote Against Elena Kagan’s Supreme Court Bid – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Senator Orrin Hatch is the first member of the Senate Judiciary Committee to officially announce his opposition to the nomination of
Spain Supreme Court Will Examine Lawsuit Filed to Stop Law Expanding Abortions – Madrid, Spain (LifeNews.com) — The Supreme Court in Spain will take a look at a lawsuit the opposition political party has filed to prevent a new pro-abortion law from
Wisconsin Right to Life Endorses Scott Walker and Mark Neumann for Governor – Madison, WI (LifeNews.com) — Yesterday, Wisconsin Right to Life issued endorsements for Scott Walker and Mark Neumann, the two major Republican candidates for governor.
ICRSS Ordinations – The Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest has put up photos of their 2010 ordinations. Minor orders were conferred by Msgr. Athanasius Schneider, subdiaconate
A Catholic twist on our American holiday – By Mary DeTurris Poust Sure, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were great men in our nation’s history and kind of cool with that whole dying together on the Fourth of July
Jesus has left the building – By Mary DeTurris Poust Well, technically he just left the church and went to the ladies’ room. I’m not kidding. This weekend at Mass we were sitting in the front pew, as
How Fireworks Pros Make Those Brilliant Pyrotechnics – “A brilliant fireworks display is a complicated, calculated mixture of chemistry, ballistics and imagination. Here is an in-depth look at how the pros pull it off every
Ridiculous Story Opened the Door – Dear Steve, I know the chances of you seeing this are very slim but I wanted to write to you to tell you that I became a Catholic this year and you had a hand in it. It
Vote on Obama – CBS is running a poll on rating Obama on different aspects of his presidency such as energy, health care, etc. This is CBS, a liberal station running this poll. Please
Happy 4th, or, umm… – When I was in elementary school, the typical class had 52 students, with one nun in charge of getting information into our heads. The public schools had a better
Lincoln, Douglass & Jeter? – My son showed me a bit of “drunk history” last night. Apparently a guest agrees to be plied with liquor until he/she can barely stand, and then attempt to articulate a
Washington Meant What He Said – This piece by Larry Getlen, at the NY Post is a must-read for the day: Washington’s plan was to conquer the Hessians on Dec. 26 by sending troops across the Delaware in
Archbp. Carroll’s “Prayer for Government” – The following prayer was composed by John Carroll, Archbishop of Baltimore, in 1791. He was the first bishop appointed for the United States in 1789 by Pope Pius VI. He
WDTPRS: Of enervated bodies – COLLECT 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time (2002MR) – COLLECT – (2002MR): Deus, qui Filii tui humilitate iacentem mundum erexisti, fidelibus tuis sanctam concede laetitiam, ut, quos eripuisti a servitute peccati, gaudiis