Thursday, October 30, 2014

People as Liturgical Beings, Part 2

Here - Part 1.

The English translation of the final document of the Synod

The Synod according to Jesuit periodical La Civiltà Cattolica

Photos of the Patriarch of Alexandria Visiting the Patriarch of Moscow


Looks Like the Kolbe Center Is Still Operational

Divine Liturgy in ancient Russian hymnody / Божественная Литургия древнерусских распевов

Metropolitan Ambrosios of Korea: Conference on the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

What is the Future of the CDF?

A theological advisory board to help the bishop of Rome ascertain the orthodoxy of things, sure. But having the competence to judge over the Universal Church?

Müller: “I want dialogue and teamwork in my Congregation”

Another Video Featuring the Orientale Lumen Foundation

Haven't been keeping up with these...

Cosmic Origins,

Patriarch of Alexandria Visits Russia

Two on Byzantine Christian Burial

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Pope Francis

Zenit riding on the coattails of Opus Dei...

Bishop Grech on the Gospel of the Family

Benedict XVI


Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on Mission, Again

The “Evangelii Gaudium” of Pope Emeritus Benedict

Ratzinger has broken his silence once again. To caution that a dialogue that renounces the truth “is lethal” to the propagation of the Christian faith. And therefore also to the spread of that “joy of the Gospel” which is in the program of Pope Francis

From Damian Thompson, several months ago...
Revealed: the Pope's war with the Vatican
Francis is firmly set on dealing with the Curia bureaucrats who did for Benedict XVI

Christ Healing the Blind Man

Was this really pastorally necessary?

Pope Francis: ‘Evolution … is not inconsistent with the notion of creation’ (via Call Me Jorge)

Some Thomists have taken a similar line regarding the possibility of some version of "theistic evolution" or another, but it just makes the Roman Church look bad to engage in dialectic poorly.

Catholics still trying to be "scientifically" respectable...

The Origins of Byzantine Iconography

Ruthenian Renaissance

Overseas... NCReg

And then there's this...
Holy Cross Cathedral in Uzhhorod, locally known as the “Ruthenian Church,” passes with flying colors.

Art students from Lviv sit high on wooden scaffolding, restoring paintings on walls by the altar, while faithful in the pews intone the Rosary.


Monday, October 27, 2014

Kyrie eleison.

NCReg: Church Mourns Death of Msgr. Lorenzo Albacete, Priest and Scientist
The 73-year-old priest was the spiritual director in the United States for the Communion and Liberation movement.

Photos from Fr. Corwin's Ordination

Icons and Lipstick Don't Mix

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom - Prayer In The Christian Life

Sunday, October 26, 2014

On the Love for God and Neighbor

Divine Liturgies, 141027

Beauty, Mystery and the Jesus Prayer


On Catholic Faith, Missions, and Other Religions

Rorate Caeli: First Major Text of Benedict XVI Ratzinger following resignation
- On Catholic Faith, Missions, and other Religions - Full translation by Rorate

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom - Men & Women At The Church

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Another Meeting

One His Way Out?

The Pope's Liturgical Schedule for November

Schönstatt Apostolic Movement

Truth or Ultramonate Hype?

Maybe they'd have a wider audience if they were more accessible stylistically and verbally.

Armenian Liturgy for the Pontifical Oriental Institute

How Is This Not Cultural Relativism?

It seems to me to go beyond prudential considerations.

The German Position
“Cultural difference” vs. Christian cultus by Matthew Schmitz

Are Latin Conservatives Right to Be Concerned?

Francis’ Patient Revolution by Sandro Magister
There was no agreement at the synod on homosexuality and divorce, but in the end it will be the pope who decides. And he already has in mind the changes he wants to introduce, or rather is already putting them into practice. A commentary by Paul Anthony McGavin

From Fr. Hunwicke: Professor Roberto de Mattei and Papal authority and Francis on the Petrine Ministry

Rod Dreher: On Resisting Pope Francis to his Face

"What the Natural Sciences Do Not Explain"

Friday, October 24, 2014

Some Familiar Faces

Orientale Lumen Foundation

Theologizing as an Eastern Catholic after Orientalium ecclesiarum

Playlist for the Conference: Vatican II Decree on the Eastern Catholic Churches at the Sheptytsky Institute.