A brief note and another on Newt Gingrich’s entering into full communion with the one, true Church.
Here is a wonderful story of an icon writer from Bulgaria using her God-given talent so that God may be glorified with the bonus of falling in love. Plus, the Benedictine monks in England are commissioning Silvia to paint for them. Silvia Dimitrova’s webpage can seen here. May God grant Silvia many years!
On the occasion of the next World Day of prayer for vocations to the priesthood and to the consecrated life, which will be celebrated on 3 May 2009, the Fourth Sunday of Easter, I want to invite all the People of God to reflect on the theme: Faith in the divine initiative – the human […]
The Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia have a new, beautiful website. Visit them here.
Today marks the 127th anniversary of the State of Connecticut granting a charter to the Knights of Columbus. The dream of a lay Catholic men’s fraternity of the Venerable Servant of God Michael J. McGivney came true. May God grant the Knights of Columbus abundant blessings!
Commentary on the Book of Numbers Saint Cyril of Alexandria As the first-fruits of our renewed humanity, Christ escaped the curse of the law precisely by becoming accursed for our sake. He overcame the forces of corruption by himself becoming once more “free among the dead.” He trampled death under foot and came to […]
The Royal Banner forward goes, The mystic Cross refulgent glows:Where He, in Flesh, flesh who made,Upon the Tree of pain is laid. Behold! The nails with anguish fierce,His outstretched arms and vitals pierce:Here our redemption to obtain,The Mighty Sacrifice is slain. Here the fell spear his wounded sideWith ruthless onset opened wide:To wash […]
This place was made by God, an inestimably holy place. It is without reproof. Most people are accustomed to celebrating anniversaries: wedding, ordination, religious profession, moving to a new place, etc. From time immemorial the Church has celebrated the anniversary of a church’s dedication; there are notable examples of this in the liturgical calendar, e.g., […]
An Oblate of Saint Benedict is a Christian individual (lay people and diocesan priests) who is associated with a particular Benedictine monastery, usually one that is close to where one lives, in order to enrich his or her Christian way of life. An Oblate forms and sustains a spiritual bond with the monastery where the […]
Prime Minister Gordon Brown is supporting a change in law that would open the door to Catholics being a monarch. But this may also open the door to a Muslim or a Hindu being a King or Queen of England. Interesting. Read about it. But there’s criticism, too. The Act of Settlement and the Protestant […]