Today, we have the feast of the Holy Name of Jesus. This feast is a beautiful occasion to venerate and to make reparation for the flippant use of the name that means, God saves. St. Paul in his Letter to the Philippians wrote, “So that at Jesus’ name every knee must bend in the heavens, […]
DID THE POPE REFER TO FAITHFUL PRIESTS AS ADOLESCENTS? Kudos to Mark Castor for looking past the inflammatory and irresponsible Breitbart headline to the Pope’s actual words. ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPT OF THE POPE’S WORDS FROM THE VATICAN WEBSITE: “In recent months, people have not been able to participate in the liturgical celebrations, but have not stopped […]
“The Orthodox Church in the Time of COVID-19” The Wheel Journal (@wheeljournal) has an extraordinary online Symposium “The Orthodox Church in the Time of COVID-19” is available on YouTube. The conversation is moderated by Joseph Clarke. The panelists include: Archpriest Alexis Vinogradov, Sister Vassa Larin, Archimandrite Cyril Hovorun, Father Peter Scorer, Dr. Gayle Woloschak, Archpriest […]
“When you see the year ending, thank the Lord, because He had led you into this cycle of years. Stab the heart [‘prick the heart’] reckon up the time of your life, say to oneself: ‘The days run and pass by, the years fill-up, we have progressed much of the way; What good is there […]
A prominent priest in Mexico City has burned three Pachamamas in his church on Sunday. Here’s the story: http://mahoundsparadise.blogspot.com/2019/11/this-blasphemy-this-parody-of-mary-this.html
THE IDOLATRY AND SACRILEGE AT THE RECENT SYNOD ON THE AMAZON I wish to speak to you about recent events in Rome, in connection with the synod—the meeting of bishops—regarding the Amazon region. This synod was summoned in order to address the challenges faced by the Church in the Amazon region, especially those that are […]
A lot of our work in the School of Community (the weekly catechesis for those who follow Communion and Liberation) has much to educating our heart and mind to depth and horizon of freedom as a gift give by God for our living in grace –His inner life. Today, I came across a terrific essay […]
Icons reveal something about the character of the world in which we live. They reveal that there is a distortion within us such as what things seem to be is not what they are. Icons are windows to heaven but also windows to the Truth and thus also windows into the truth about our selves. […]
Today is the 51st anniversary of Pope Saint Paul VI’s landmark encyclical, Humanae vitae.
“As Mothers, We Live the Works of Mercy Each Day in Our Homes” Blessed is She is an online community of women living the Gospel and the faith in their particular context. Daily we are called to be protagonists in the works of mercy. Here is a resource.