Saturday, December 05, 2015

1050 Years!

Elder Elisaios, Abbot of Holy Monastery of Simonos Petras, Mt Athos-Greece, speaks for 1050 years anniversary of Mt...

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Thursday, December 3, 2015

Christ's Person as the Foundation of Church Life

Archbishop Jovan of Ochrid speaks for the significance of Christ's Person for Church life.

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Saturday, December 5, 2015

The Temple as a Memory Palace

Memory palaces were common tools in the early and medieval Church to memorize the scriptures, long sermons, and teachings. #myOCN http://myocn.net/the-church-as-memory-palace/

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Saturday, December 5, 2015

First Advent Sermon

The first Advent homily for 2015 was preached by the Preacher of the Pontifical Household, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap., at the Redemptoris Mater Chapel in the Apostolic Palace.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Friday, December 4, 2015

Friday, December 04, 2015

Book of Gospels for the Papal Liturgies During the Jubilee

Pope Francis on Thursday received the Book of Gospels which will be used for the liturgies of the upcoming...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Friday, December 4, 2015

Pope Francis on Thursday received the Book of Gospels which will be used for the liturgies of the upcoming Jubilee.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Friday, December 4, 2015

Another Icon Carving from Jonathan Pageau

Trying too hard...

Some Dominicans and Thomists are trying too hard to uphold the credibility of Christianity by assuming the truth of evolution?

TAC: Fr. Schall Praises Chaplain’s New Book on Evolution

the review

Athonite Koliva

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Definitely Too Early for This

The first biopic of Pope Francis is hitting the big screen.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Worse than Paul VI?

Zenit: "God is Father and Mother": as Jubilee of Mercy nears, Francis calls for "revolution of tenderness" and criticizes his own Church.

Chiesa: A Jubilee By Popular Acclaim
Mercy for all except the hierarchical Church, too closed-off and backward to deserve the pope’s forgiveness. But in the meantime two cases with uncertain outcomes have exploded: the trial of Balda and Chaouqui and the clash with the supreme court of Chile

When History Is Still Being Written

Maybe this is premature...

On Tuesday, in the Holy See Press Office, a press conference was held to present the International Study Convention “Vatican Council II and its protagonists in the light of the archives.”

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Presentation to journalists of the International Study Convention "Vatican Council II and its protagonists in the light...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

55 Years Later, What Progress?

On December 2nd, 55 years ago, Pope John XXIII had a private audience with the Archbishop of Canterbury Geoffrey Fisher,...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Wednesday, December 2, 2015

At least we have the Anglican Ordinariates.

Is the Jubilee Year a Roman Thing or a Universal Thing?

Regardless of what the wording may say... what possible relevance does the Jubilee Year (and its associated talk of indulgences) have on the life of the non-Latin churches?

The Major Archbishop isn't going to buck the "leadership" of Rome.

Here is the pastoral letter issued on the occasion of the proclamation of the Holy Year of Mercy in the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Thursday, December 3, 2015

The opening Mass for the Jubilee of Mercy and the opening of the Holy Door at St. Peter's Basilica on 8 December will be...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Thursday, December 3, 2015

Brothers and Sisters According to What Basis?

At Grand Mosque In CAR, Pope Denounces Violence Perpetrated in Name of Religion or GodSpeaking to Muslims, Says Muslims...

Posted by Zenit News Agency on Monday, November 30, 2015

More from Fr. Hunwicke

Browsing in Byzantium: Liturgical Greek (2)

Browsing in Byzantium: Liturgical Greek (3)

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Fr. George Maloney

Learning more about him, as I consider purchasing some of his books.

A Catholic Answers forum thread
His obituary.

Discovering the Hidden Reality: A Journey into Christian Mystical Prayer


part 2

Related:
A Roman Catholic's Journey to Eastern Catholicism: Part 2 God's Voice Thunders!

An Exemplary Priest

Thank You, O Lord. Everyone capable of thanksgiving is capable of salvation and eternal joy. http://myocn.net/thank-you-o-lord/

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Monday, November 30, 2015

Magister Seems to be a Big Fan of B16

Homilies and Gregorian Chant for Advent

A guide to the season of preparation for Christmas. With the best of the preaching of Benedict XVI and with links to all the liturgical chants of the upcoming Sundays and feasts

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Divine Worship in the Orthodox Tradition

Fr Alexander Rentel, Assistant Professor of Canon Law and Practical Theology at St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, speaks on Divine Worship in the Orthodox Tradition

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Fr Alexander Rentel, Assistant Professor of Canon Law and Practical Theology at St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, explains the meaning of Holy Eucharist.

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Monk Anatolios Kavsokalyvitis

Monk Anatolios Kavsokalyvitis lived from 1862-1938. His monastic life was graced with the gift of simplicity, a childlike innocence. http://ow.ly/VlC7q

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Fr. Hunwicke: Browsing in Byzantium: a lesson (1) in very simple liturgical Greek

Pastoral School for the Diocese of Chicago and America

is named... (via Byz TX)

St. Albert the Great Center for Scholastic Studies

Announcing the 2016 St. Albert the Great Summer Theology Program in Norcia, Italy: "The Transcendent Christ: St. Paul's...

Posted by St. Albert the Great Center for Scholastic Studies on Sunday, November 29, 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015

Message from Pope Francis to Patriarch Bartholomew

Pope's Message to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I for Feast of St Andrew'In order to progress on our journey...

Posted by Zenit News Agency on Monday, November 30, 2015

Christmas Carols


Fr. Herman's Choral Advent Calendar

Eastern Christian Books: Bill Mills on Following Christ

Eastern Christian Books: Bill Mills on Following Christ

Go Cardinal Sarah.

Rorate Caeli: For the record: Vatican CDW head corrects Pope Francis on Communion for non-Catholics - Aleteia (see also remarks by Bishop Athanasius Schneider)

A Report on Patriarch Bartholomew's Visit to the Oxford Union

Once I Was a Clever Boy: The Ecumenical Patriarch at the Oxford Union

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Athos – pro-life! The legacy of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos

Belarusian Orthodox Christian Journalists to Present a New Pro-Life Movie (via Byz, Tx)



to be made available online on youtube...

Athonite Singing

The Style and Ethos of Athonite Singing

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Saturday, November 28, 2015