(Photo Credit: Helena Heffernan via Aleteia)

Millennial Hope: What I Found as My Friends Made Their Religious Vows

by Rebecca Willen

of Aleteia

The Only Approved Marian Apparition Site in the US – Barry Hudock, OSV Newsweekly
Finding Peace Amidst Chaos in Adoration –  Lorelei Savaryn, Catholic Stand
Eucharistic Table: Home Away From Home – Kelly King Alexander, Natl Catholic Register
Oscar Romero’s Christ-Like Sacrifice – Julian Filochowski, Catholic Herald
What a Fundraiser Should Do Every Week – Brice Sokolowski,

Crux, Converts & Commentary – Paul Zummo, The American Catholic
“LIT” is One of the Best Catholic Resources Available – Shaun McAfee O.P., epicPew
Will Australia Crack Open the Seal of Confession? – Michael Cook, Mercatornet
The Crisis of the Christian Colleges – Stephen Baskerville, Crisis Magazine
Facing East – Fr. Gerald E. Murray, The Catholic Thing
Some North Koreans Choosing Christ Over Kim, Despite Persecution – John Burger, Aleteia
Crisis of Faith in the Church – Edward Monti, Catholic Stand
Card. Burke Outlines Formal Correction of Pope Francis’ Teaching – Edward Pentin, NC Rgstr
Twitter Liturgy: Luther Would Be So Proud. . . – Fr. Z’s Blog
Who Let the Riffraff In? 20th Sun. Readings of Ord. Time – John Bergsma Ph.D., TSP
Jesus, You’ve Got Some Explaining to Do – Guy McClung J.D. Ph.D., Catholic Stand


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When You Rely Upon Filth, Filth Is What People Remember

by Anthony M. Esolen, Ph.D.

of National Catholic Register

CNN Publishes List of “Hate Groups” from a Discredited Leftist Org. – Mark Pulliam, City Jrnl
Trans Juggernaut Wants Your Kids, Public Schools Just the Beginning – Joy Pullmann, Fdrlst
Socialism Disregards Human Dignity – Eugénio Lopes, Transatlantic Blog
If Libs Won’t Acknowledge Leftist Violence, It’s No Better Than Trump – Dav. Harsanyi, Fdrlst
Pro-Life Investment Plan Hits $1B in Assets, Rejects Pro-Abort. Companies – Steven Ertelt, LN
Facebook Post Puts Catholic Farmer in Crosshairs of Anti-Bias Ordinance – J.F. Desmond, Reg
Austin Ruse’s New Book Debunks Fake Science – Andrew E. Harrod, The Stream
Mysticism & the Benedict Option – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Joan of Arc Caught in Statue-Toppling Movement – Joanne McPortland, Aleteia
Mocked by Two Hollywood Stars, Pro-Life Woman Responds – Josh Shepherd, The Stream
Gold Medalist: I Know Many Olympians Who Regret Their Abortions – Micaiah Bilger, Life Nws
China’s African Knot – Felipe Cruvinel, The Diplomat
The End of Asia’s Strategic (Economic) Miracle? – Richard N. Haass, Project Syndicate
Bosnia’s Sordid Independence – Alexander Clapp, The National Interest
Kurds Plan Ahead for Shifting Status in Syria – Fehim Tastekin, Al-Monitor
China’s Cheerful Racists – Carola Binney, The Spectator


Mother Angelica’s Response to a Prank Call Will Blow You Away

by Jessica McAfee

of epicPew

If You Want to Understand the Times We’re Living In, Read This – Francis X. Maier, NC Rgstr
Ford Motor Company Debuts New Rad-Trad X9 Van – Eye of the Tiber
Why & How Does Satan Roam the Earth? – Msgr. Charles Pope, Community in Mission
Penance Given in Confession was too Vague – Fr. Z’s Blog
Committees, World Without End – Anthony Esolen Ph.D., Crisis Magazine
Nigerian Cardinal Criticises Attempts to Relax Communion Rules – CNS via Catholic Herald
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of Catholic Fundraising – Brice Sokolowski, Cthlc Fundraiser
The Bi-locating Nun Who May have Evangelized America – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
The Heron Life: The Virtue of Stability – Suellen Brewster, Catholic Stand
A Pastoral Letter to Surgers – Joan Lewis, Joan’s Rome
Motown & the Turbocharged Church – George Weigel, The Dispatch via The CWR
What Does it Mean to Grieve Like a ‘Good Catholic?’ – Amanda Evinger, NC Register
Internet Evangelism & Apologetics: Catholic Church Approval – Dave Armstrong, Biblical. . .
Jesus, Canaanite Woman & Dogs: Sun. Mass Readings (OT) Explained, Vid. – Pitre Ph.D., TSP
“LIT” is One of the Best Catholic Resources Available – Shaun McAfee O.P., epicPew
The Catholic Church’s Commitment to Counteracting Racism – Justin McClain, Catholic Stand
For the THVRSDAY SÆCVLARIA EDITION (17 August AD 2017) click here.


The Last Acceptable Prejudice also Pops Up in Children’s Books

by Jennifer Minicus


In Iceland, Life is Gray & the Future is Dark – Brianna Heldt, National Catholic Register
How ‘Diversity’ Is Tearing America Apart – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Charlottesville Has Become a Pretext for Letting Antifa Run Wild – John Zmirak Ph.D., Strm
The Surprising Thing That Happened in Charlottesville – Matthew Archbold, NC Register
Would a Secret Society Lie? The Freemasons Part I – Ianto Watt, Statistician to the Stars!
Scientists May have Stumbled Across the Cure for Cancer – J-P Mauro, Aleteia
Gay Organization Rewards Walmart for Same Bathroom Policy as N. Carolina – G. Stanton, PD
Many Want Communist Statues Removed Across The U.S. – Henry Rodgers, The Stream
Last Crusade: The View from Nowhere – John C. Wright, Sci Fi Wright
Pro-Choicers Should Explain Why They Think Eugenics Is Acceptable – David Harsanyi, Fdrlst
What’s So Awful about People w/ Down Syndrome That We Have to Abort Them? – Haupt, LN
American Genius is Under Attack from China – Wilbur Ross, Financial Times
Syriac Patriarch Says West has ‘Betrayed’ Middle East Christians – CNA via Catholic Herald
Right to Work as a Religious Liberty Concern – K.E. Colombini, Crisis Magazine
Congress Can Fix Unfair System of Tax Incentives – Ken Blackwell, The Stream
Iceland Is Eradicating Down Syndrome by Aborting Everyone Who Has It – Rezac, CNA via Rg
For the THVRSDAY CATHOLICA EDITION (17 August AD 2017) click here.


Nave of St. Peter’s Basilica during Vatican II Oct. 11, 1962. (Photo Credit: CNS)

Evangelization, Vatican II & Censorship

by Eric Sammons

of Crisis Magazine

Make It So. . . & Boot Martin – One Mad Mom
Quæritur: During Confession can a Priest Require a Criminal to Turn Herself In? – Fr. Z’s Blog
Why Anglo-Catholics Don’t Join the Ordinariate – Andrew Sabisky, Catholic Herald
Is It a Sin to be Judgmental? – Fr. Basil Cole O.P., Truth and Charity Forum
Pia de Solenni Tapped to be Chancellor of Diocese of Orange – Kathleen N. Hattrup, Aleteia
“LIT” is One of the Best Catholic Resources Available – Shaun McAfee O.P., epicPew
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly of Catholic Fundraising – Brice Sokolowski, Cthlc Fundraiser
The Extraordinary Life of Ruth Pfau – Matthew Walther, The Week
From the Priory: What Lay People Can Learn from the Cloister – LuAnn Simons, Prctl Pndgs
Former EU President Criticises Pope Over Euthanasia Ban – Nick Hallett, Catholic Herald
Forming A Healthy Conscience – Fr. Ed Broom O.M.V., Catholic Exchange
Still, Small Voice – Foxfier, The American Catholic
Our Battle with Sin – The Cancer of Our Souls – Allison Low, Catholic Stand
An Innovative & Entrepreneurial Answer to Paying Artists for Good Work – Dav. Clayton, Clrts
Fatherhood & Redemption in Pirates of the Caribbean 5 – Jean Elizabeth Seah, Ignitum Tdy
Knights of Columbus Play Pivotal International Role – Victor Gaetan, NC Register
For the VVEDNESDAY SÆCVLARIA EDITION (16 June AD 2017) click here.

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