Saturday, July 12, 2014

Homily of His Eminence Metropolitan Stefanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos

Matteo Ricci as a Bridge, Once More?

Chiesa: Francis Has an Offer in Store for China: A New Blessed by Sandro Magister
It will be the Jesuit Matteo Ricci, one of the very few Westerners honored by the Chinese communist authorities. But the thaw between Beijing and the Church of Rome still seems to be a long way off

More Hot Air

Anthony Rizzi on EWTN Live

From December 2013:

Friday, July 11, 2014

Another "Defection"

Others would go so far to call it schism. I wonder what Fr. Taft thinks of his decision. Catholic Priest Constantine Simon Converts to Orthodoxy. Apparently he's not a Latin who went "native," but has an Eastern Christian heritage. I don't know what his reasons are for converting, though he apparently does talk about them in his interview (in Russian - links below). May God's will be done.


Minding Rome? Or is the church in another part of Italy?

For the Feast of St. Benedict on the New Calendar

March 21 on the old Roman calendar, March 14 on the Byzantine.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Future of the Vatican Bank

An Essay on Father Lev Gillet by Élisabeth Behr-Sigel

Élisabeth Behr-Sigel. Père Lev Gillet : La crise et le dénouement

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Sungenis Responds to Keating


If he's focusing on astronomical models and their implications on philosophy, it would make sense he wouldn't want people to be "turned off" or side-tracked by his apologetical work.

Zachary Hayes

Requiescat in pace.

Will This Placate the Church's Critics?

A Spiritual Interpretation of the Divine Liturgy

Better than counting sheep

"Pope and Patriarch: Future Opportunities"

The Latin Martyrs of China

This post has an even better painting associated with the essay:

Interview with Alice von Hildebrand

Reform Plans

Reál Tremblay on Joseph Ratzinger

Chant of Grottaferrata

Chant of Grottaferrata - Αλληλουάριον, Ήχος α'

Chant of Grottaferrata - Φαεινός ως ήλιος

Met. Kallistos Ware | PRP Special : The Jesus Prayer

Rev. Brian Mullady, O.P. - Was Pope John Paul II a Phenomenologist?

Tuesday, July 08, 2014


Photos from the 20th Anniversary


FOUNTAIN OF IMMORTALITY - Meditation on the Orthodox Divine Liturgy

Dr. Michael Waldstein - Overcoming the Mechanization of Nature

Monday, July 07, 2014

Coptic Liturgy

St.Mary & St.Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church

Ελληνική Ορθόδοξος Μητρόπολις Τορόντο: Divine Liturgy

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto

Latins Going Latin

St. Paul did have a point, but to make it an option for married men... the arguments against might need to be more convincing.

Rights Talk and the American Founding

But of Course. What Other Kind of Encounter Could it Be?

More "Positive Press" That Seems Like Propaganda

Mixed thoughts - the institution needs the PR, but the PR can be intrepreted cynically.


Antiochian Conference