Saturday, January 16, 2016

Pope Francis on the Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple

Even God Needs Mercy? (A Troubling Homily by Pope Francis) by Fr. Brian Harrison, O.S.

The same homily to which Fr. Z reacted here.

Latin nestorianism?

How long has the feast of the Holy Family been around? Only since the late 19th century, as it was instituted by Leo XIII? The feast is rather a novelty in the history of the Roman rite, reflecting Latin piety and theological emphasis at that time? (Much like the addition of St. Joseph by John XXIII to the Roman canon?)

Feast of the Holy Family - December 27, 2015
Chiesa: When It Comes To Gay Unions, Bergoglio Doesn’t Say No by Sandro Magister

They are about to become law in Italy, but the pope is discouraging Catholics from raising the barricades. He did the same thing in Argentina. But there’s a difference in his politics on immigration, poverty, Islamic radicalism

Catholic World Report: Pope Francis and Catholic Traditionalists: 20 Questions for Kenneth Wolfe
The Rorate Caeli contributor offers his thoughts on the current papacy and on growing interest in the pre-Vatican II liturgical tradition.
By Sean Salai, S.J.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Fr. Hunwicke Weighs In

on married priests...

Third and Last Part of Fr. Silouan Justiniano's Article on Iconography

The last part of Fr. Silouan Justiniano's article.

Posted by Orthodox Arts Journal on Tuesday, January 12, 2016

House Cassocks

Fr. Z: ASK FATHER: House cassocks

Papal Address to the Diplomatic Corps

The family, always foremost in the thoughts of Pope Francis, was given special attention on January 11 in the speech he...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Rorate Caeli links to this sermon: Priestly celibacy is more than a discipline

The website itself is not loading at this time on the browser... not sure what it's about.

St. Aelred of Rievaulx

Once I Was a Clever Boy: St Ailred of Rievaulx



Of course the Institute of the Incarnate Word is Involved

A Fabro Symposium...


via Thomistica.net

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Pope Francis on Mercy

During his weekly general audience, Pope Francis spoke on the mercy of God as spoken about in the Bible.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Sounds More Like a Defense of the Current Bishop of Rome

than something dealing with the occupants of that see for the last two centuries...

Catholic News Service's Carol Glatz reports on a new Italian title, RISPONDE PAPA FRANCESCO - “Pope Francis Replies: Every Interview and Press Conference.”

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Saturday, January 9, 2016

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Prayer

Fr. Stavros teaches that prayer is communication with God, a dialog that brings guidance, peace and balance to life.http://myocn.net/what-is-prayer-2/

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Simeon and more...

"Now You dismiss Your servant, O Lord, in peace!"

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Chiesa: Married Priests. The Germany-Brazil Axis by Sandro Magister
In the accounts of a German theologian and a Brazilian bishop, Francis’s plan to allow local exceptions to the norm of clerical celibacy. Beginning with the Amazon

If the report is accurate, it is shameful that the liberals are linking one with the other. The patriarchate of Rome has more to worry about than solving the shortage of priests, and even if it were financially feasible to have married priests on a wide scale, there are other serious problems that need to be addressed first (and the financial problems of the churches is a part of the current crisis of the Latin churches).

Reaction at Rorate.

From Ancient Philosophy to Christian Wisdom

Fr. Brian Daley, SJ and Remi Brague

Monday, January 11, 2016

More Love from Magister for Benedict XVI

All the Mysteries of the First Sacrament. Unveiled

Collected here for the first time are the fifteen baptismal homilies delivered by Benedict XVI at the Easter Vigil and on the first Sunday after Epiphany, when he baptized adults and children

Fr. David Meconi, S.J. on EWTN Live

09/09/2015

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Eastern Christian Books: Will They or Won't They? On the Holding of Church Councils East and West

Eastern Christian Books: Will They or Won't They? On the Holding of Church Councils East and West

Fr. Silouan Justiniano on Naturalism and Abstraction in iconography


Fr. Silouan Justiniano continues his essay on Naturalism and Abstraction in iconography.

Posted by Orthodox Arts Journal on Tuesday, January 5, 2016