Saturday, May 02, 2015

An Impractical Patriotism

A Catholic Patriotism by James Kalb
America is not a system of beliefs but millions of people living together, so rejecting some beliefs now treated as official is not rejecting America

James Kalb is a good tradcon fighting the good fight but he's missing the problem of scale, too.

The Battle for the Extraordinary Synod

Between the Synods: Testing the Catholicity of our Faith by Fr. D. Vincent Twomey, SVD
What will be the outcome of the Synod? There are signs both positive and disquieting.

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Sodomy Synod

Two from Fr. Schall

The Reasonable Character of the Credibility of the Christian Faith
The Church understands that it needs thinkers to examine and explain why arguments are leveled against it and whether or not these arguments are valid

On Pope Francis and Understanding Theology
The world is like a school that the students refuse to attend because they do not want to know what they need to know to be saved

More Common Good Rhetoric

Pope to Community of Christian Life: 'Devote Yourselves to the Common Good'Meets with Ignatian Movement Ahead of May 3rd Conference in Frascati

Posted by Zenit News Agency on Friday, May 1, 2015

Christian Social Order by Brian Mullady, OP

Fr. Brian Mullady, OP, has published a new book--Christian Social Order--on the social teachings of the Church. Order...

Posted by Western Dominican Vocations on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

800 Years of the Order of Preachers

Teaser

The Order of Preachers is getting ready to celebrate our 800th Jubilee! Check out this video and visit six key places where our founder St. Dominic established the beginnings of Dominican life.

Posted by Western Dominican Vocations on Thursday, April 23, 2015

Franciscan University Presents: Benedict of Bavaria

Friday, May 01, 2015

Trinitarian Image of the Marital Embrace

Not synchronicity, but juxtaposed with the child who is the fruit of that union.

Revelation and Discovery of the Nuptial Meaning of the Body
A Brief Explanation of the Nuptial Meaning of the Body.

Humility and Apatheia

Think about these words from Abba Isaac: "A humble man is never rushed, hasty, or agitated, never has any hot or...

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Friday, May 1, 2015

Beauty Will Save the World

Beauty and Tradition in the “Church of the Poor” by Benjamin Mann and Abbot Nicholas Zachariadis (via NLM)

Fr. Roman Braga

Memory Eternal, Fr. Roman Braga! You can read about his incredible life here: http://bit.ly/1GKoB3u

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Thursday, April 30, 2015

Franciscan University Presents: Pope Benedict XVI and Jesus of Nazareth



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Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Institute for Priestly Formation

Located at a Jesuit university to give Jesuit/Ignatian spirituality to diocesan priests. (Though they do read Corbon, apparently.)

A Church that Was Never Militant Enough

The Latin churches in the United States from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century. After assimilating neo-Yankee values and the gospel of progress and wealth (while maintaining ethnic enclaves for newcomers), is it surprising that they failed?

Mirror of Justice: Father Robert Henle, S.J., and the Crisis in Catholicism

Memory Eternal


obituary

Eastern Christian Books: A Centenary of Armenian Tears (Updated)

Eastern Christian Books: A Centenary of Armenian Tears (Updated)

Eastern Christian Books: Liturgical Subjects

Eastern Christian Books: Liturgical Subjects

Eastern Christian Books: Sacramental Theology

Eastern Christian Books: Sacramental Theology

Metropolitan Nikolaos on the Holy Mount

This is a really cool article about the spiritual influence of the Holy Mountain. Let us know what you think!

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

John 13:35

The early church was an incredibly loving community. Let us reflect on our own lives and that of the early church and decide which path we will walk.

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Fr. Fessio Taking the Minority View?

Contraception and Abortion. Which Is the Greater Evil by Sandro Magister

The first withholds life from one who could be born. The second takes it from one who is already alive. A back-and-forth between two theologians, on a question that remains open to free discussion

Franciscan University Presents: Theology of Pope Benedict XVI

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Start of a Trend?

Honolulu: Bishop plans to return sacraments of initiation to “their proper order”

Icon of Noah's Ark

Fr. Noah explains the icon of Noah's Ark and why it is placed where it is in the church. Listen to Fr Noah here: http://tinyurl.com/nefdsc5

Posted by Ancient Faith Radio on Friday, April 24, 2015

Sunday Night Live: Fr. Joseph Koterski - The Resurrection

From 2010

Dr. John Bergsma: The Bridegroom: Jesus, Easter, and the Song of Songs

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Communio in Christo

Recently, the German-based “Communio in Christo” community held an international conference for various priests,...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Monday, April 27, 2015

"New Heaven and New Earth: Church Architecture as Sacramental Participation in the Heavenly Banquet"

Pope Francis at the UN

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met with Pope Francis in the Vatican on Tuesday before going on to...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Fr. Rif'at Bader on Pope Francis and Genocide

Hymns of Armenians and Syriacs at the Vatican

In Need of Clarification

Francis: Priests are shepherds, not managers
Pope Francis

Pope Francis
Pope Francis has made clear that priests cannot refuse baptism to anyone who asks for the sacrament. The pontiff also reiterated that priests should think only of helping Catholics in their care, not of their own ambitions





Pope Francis presided over the ordinations of priests for the diocese of Rome in Saint Peter’s Basilica.Go the link...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Sunday, April 26, 2015

Pope Francis recited the Regina Coeli on Sunday, joined by two of the priests he ordained earlier tin the morning.See...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Sunday, April 26, 2015

On Sunday, Pope Francis presided over the ordinations of priests for the diocese of Rome in Saint Peter’s Basilica, reminding them they are ministers of unity in the Church.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Sunday, April 26, 2015

Creeds

What is The Creed? What do we mean when we say that The Creed is the standard of faith? In what way is The Creed relevant to us today?Listen here: http://tinyurl.com/mz77j3u

Posted by Ancient Faith Radio on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Saint John the Dwarf

What has a man whose obedience once caused a barren stick to blossom forth a tree in the desert to tell us today about...

Posted by Ancient Faith Radio on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Icon of the Good Shepherd

Cynthia explains how the icon of the Good Shepherd best describes her journey to Orthodoxy. Check it out!

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

Dcn. Sabatino Carnazzo - Passion of Christ: A Biblical Tour of Jerusalem’s Way of the Cross

Luka

Apparently it finished filming?

St. Luke the Blessed










Misericordiae Vultus

BULL OF INDICTION OF THE EXTRAORDINARY JUBILEE OF MERCY - Latin

English

Defending Marriage as from God

An open letter entitled “The Defense of Marriage and the Right of Religious Freedom: Reaffirming a Shared Witness” was issued to all in positions of public service on April 23.

Posted by Orthodoxy and the World on Monday, April 27, 2015

Politicians, Take Heed

The duty of the Bishop is to reprimand the faithful!

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Saturday, April 25, 2015

Church of Life-Giving Spring

Read about the history of the Monastery of the Mother of God at the Spring.

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Monday, April 27, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Divine Liturgy, 150426









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Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI Library

Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI Library To Be Opened in RomeLibrary Is Dedicated Entirely to the Life and Thought of German Pontiff as Scholar and Pope

Posted by Zenit News Agency on Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Interesting Choice of an Accompanying Photo

Happy Name-Day, Pope Francis!

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Thursday, April 23, 2015