Saturday, December 13, 2014

Akathist & Divine Liturgy - Feast of St. Herman

St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon

Friday, December 12, 2014

I Don't Believe Any Change is Forthcoming

Thursday, December 11, 2014

William Carroll Goes to China...

Thomas Aquinas in China (via Thomistica)

Art of Eternity, The Glory of Byzantium

Fr. Dwight Longenecker on Women's Ordination

Catholic "Women Priests": Can There Be a Discussion?

More from Roberto de Mattei on the Extraordinary Synod

The Synod and the Ordinary Magisterium of the Church

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Sacra Liturgia USA 2015

Elder Sophrony on Ascesis

The Example of Saints Cyril and Methodius

Festival of Lessons and Carols

FB event - 8:00 pm, December 20, 2014 at St. Albert the Great Priory

The Schola Cantorum of St. Albert's Priory and the Women's Antique Vocal Ensemble (WAVE) will present their annual Christmas concert following the traditional format of a Festival of Lessons and Carols which has been the customary Christmas Eve service at King's College in Cambridge, England since 1918. The performance includes early music from England and France, selections from Llibre vermeil de Montserrat, and music composed by Adam de St. Victor, Heinrich Schütz, Francisco Guerrero, and William Billings. The concert will also include a sing-along of popular Christmas carols. Please join us for an evening of ancient and traditional holiday music.

$20 ($15 for students/seniors)

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

More on the Norcia Refectory

NLM: New Sacred Art: The Monastic Refectory in Norcia by Peter Kwasniewski

Eternal Memory.

R.I.P. Brother Myron Collins, FSC
Myron Collins

Metropolitan Ioannis Comments

Ioannis of Pergamon: The meeting at the Phanar took place in “anticipation” of full communion (Vatican Insider)

Why Not Father Joseph?

Genuinely curious...

CNA: The request of a retired pope – simply call me 'Father Benedict'

Dr. McLean's Thanksgiving Address

Part 2 of "Loving God Without Fear" by Hieromonk Irenei

Love Moves: The Life of St. John the Wonderworker

The Earliest Film Documentary on Mount Athos?

Monday, December 08, 2014

The Conclusion

The Three Degrees of Knowledge: An Exploration of Theosis in the Homilies of St. Isaac the Syrian


Jennifer Fulwiler

Part of this year's wave of Catholic chick books?

Books by recent converts? How long did Augustine wait after his conversion before writing Confessions? And did he do it on his own initiative or was he asked to do it by others?

Padre Cassian Folsom, O.S.B. - Priore del Monastero di San Benedetto, Norcia

Sunday, December 07, 2014

Divine Liturgy, 141207

Normal State of Affairs or a Strike Against Orthodox Apologetics?


Chanting in Mount Athos


The Push for the Restoration of Deaconesses

Alt: Deaconesses

Post-Communion Prayers of the Roman Missal

here(via NLM)

A Borrowing from the Byzantine Tradition?

Or part of the "common" iconographic tradition of East and West up into the late middle ages; an earlier example would be the San Damiano Crucifix?

Rorate Caeli: Sacred beauty in the 21st Century - it is possible