Monthly Archives: March 2011


The Truth About Love – Sarah Delaney, Catholic News Service

Manic Mortifications – Ellen Wilson Fielding, InsideCatholic

Vatican Bank Head: Economy Needs Good Priests – Edwards Pentin, National Catholic Register

For Your Lenten Friday Night at The Movies III – Frank Weathers, Why I Am Catholic

A Prophet for Our Times – William Saunders, The Catholic Thing

Curmudgeonry – Charles Culbreth, The Chant Café

Death Struggles Return – Steve Weatherbe, The Daily Register

Cardinal Reappoints Jim McDonough as Chancellor – Boston Catholic Insider

Reporting on Humanae Vitae, Fr. John C. Ford, SJ & Dr. Germain Grisez – Fr. R.J. Araujo S.J.

Vatican Affirms the Importance of Metaphysics – Father Tim Finigan, THOC

Bad Groups Within and Without and Knowing Who Our Friends Are – Father John Zuhlsdorf


Third Sunday of Lent: What do We Thirst For? – Sister Lisa Marie Doty F.d.C.C., NunSpeak

Let’s See: You don’t Believe God Exists. And You’re Angry with Him. Huh. – Carl Olson, IIS

The Vice of Tolerance: Religious Freedom in Australia – Kate Edwards, Australia Incognita

Things Made Right – Rich Leonardi, Ten Reasons

Anne Boleyn’s Cousin Katherine Has a Sadder Story – Father Alexander Lucie-Smith, Cthlc Hrld

Job Seekers Should Expect More from Us – Randy Hain, The Integrated Catholic Life™

Sixth Annual Conference on Catholic Legal Thought – Michael Scaperlanda, Mirror of Justice

Can a Deacon Not Receive Communion? – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

True and False Tolerance – Philippe Beneton, InsideCatholic

Integrated Thought – John Grondelski, The Daily Register

Should You Give Money to Homeless People? – Derek Thompson, The Atlantic


Did Christ Hunger and Thirst as God, or Only as Man? – Reginaldus, New Theological Movement

For Stuff My Abba Macarius Says – Frank Weathers, Why I Am Catholic

“Virgin” or “Young Woman”? Isa 7:14 – Peter S. Williamson, Speaking of Scripture

Different Methods of Stations of the Cross, Indulgences – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

The Annunciation and the First Tabernacle – Sister Lisa Marie Doty F.d.C.C., NunSpeak

The Good Samaritan: Part One – Stacy Trasancos, Accepting Abundance

New English Missal to have Fine Illustrations – Father Tim Finigan, THOC

Not Smart Enough – Joseph Knippenberg, First Things/First Thoughts

Carmelite Monks Brew Up Prayerful Existence in Wyoming – Woodeene Koenig-Bricker, OSV

The Improperia for Good Friday –  Jeffrey A. Tucker, The Chant Café

Beach Boys to Headline Second Terri Schiavo Benefit Concert – Steven Ertelt,

Natural Law in Protestant & Roman Catholic Ethics – Jordan J. Ballor, Acton Institute/PwrBlg


Update on Father Corapi: Statement of Santa Cruz Media – Mary Ann Kreitzer, Les Femmes

The Abbot Who Believed that Guilt & Fear were Essential for Spiritual Growth – Cthlc Herald

Study: Going To Church Makes You A Fatty – LarryD, Acts of the Apostasy

Making History: 41 Yr-Old Catholic Patriarch – Father Athanasius D. McVay Ph.D. H.E.D., AEU

Why the Footnotes in Most Bibles Stink – Eric Sammons, The Divine Life

Pope: Don’t Evangelize Jews! Really? – Jimmy Akin, National Catholic Register

Premarital Sex Declines: That’s a Problem? – Joan Frawley Desmond, The Daily Register

Canon Law Conference – Rick Garnett, Mirror of Justice

Yoga Stations of the Cross Tonight! – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

‘The World Needs Peace’ – Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service

Visit the Prisoner – John Zmirak, InsideCatholic

Half of Anglican Congregation Follow ‘Amazed’ Vicar to Ordinariate – Paddy Cooper, SLP


The Defining Moment of History – Deacon Mike Bickerstaff, The Integrated Catholic Life™

Demons Dare Not Speak Against Mary (Father Amorth) – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

The Mystery of the Annunciation is the Mystery of Grace – Carl Olson, Ignatius Insight Scoop

Saint Ambrose on the Blessed Virgin Mary – Diane Korzeniewski O.C.D.S., Te Deum Laudamus!

The Ballad of Walsingham – Richard Collins, Linen on the Hedgerow

The Annunciation and the First Tabernacle – Sister Lisa Marie Doty F.d.C.C., NunSpeak

The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Catholic Encyclopedia (1907 A.D.)

The Feast of the Annunciation – Catholic Encyclopedia (1907 A.D.)

The Blessed Virgin Mary – Catholic Encyclopedia (1907 A.D.)

Ecclesiastical Feasts – Catholic Encyclopedia (1907 A.D.)


The Pearl of York – Stephanie A. Mann, Supremacy and Survival

Bored to Death – R.J. Snell, Public Discourse

State Department Lies about the Holy See – Austin Ruse, The Catholic Thing

Blood Boiling – Not a Minx a Moron or a Parasite

The Church’s “Sex Problem” – Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum

“Suddenly, I Was Surrounded by Life” – Jennifer Fulwiler, National Catholic Register

The TLM in Seminaries? The Magic Circle Will Have a Fit – Damian Thompson, Telegraph

Apostolic Nuncio to UK Tell’s Seminarian Not to become a Catholic? – Father Tim Finigan

Was Jesus a Political Activist? – Kathryn Jean Lopez, Jesus of Nazareth

John Paul II Wanted Confession During Mass – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Speaking in Tongues or is It Hogwash? – Danica, Catholic Phoenix

Does a Parish Priest Have to Ask Permission of a Bishop to Allow Marriages in the EF? – Fr. Z


Latest Buzz on the Summorum Pontificum ‘Clarification’ – Father Tim Finigan, THOC

How Much Ruin is in a Nation?: The Spain of Philip IV – Christopher S. Johnson, Frst Thngs/OTS

From the Question Box: “Scandals and the Church” – Pat McNamara

Libyan Enlisted to Aid the Advance of Christianity! – Richard Collins, Linen on the Hedgerow

Do Beautiful Churches Produce Vocations? – Father Dwight Longenecker, Standing on my Head

You Want Beauty? Find It in the Liturgy. – Jeffrey A. Tucker, The Chant Café

For Your Lenten Friday Night at The Movies II – Allison Salerno, Why I Am Catholic

How Catholic Is Of Gods and Men? Part 3 – Steven D. Greydanus, National Catholic Register

Why We Abstain from Meat, But Not from Fish or Wine – Reginaldus, New Theological Mvmnt

Can a Vicar General Tell a Priest Not to Say the Traditional Latin Mass? – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Our Lady of Kazan & American Pluralism – Peter Berger, The Amrcn Interest/Peter Berger Blog

Rules for a Internet Catholic Debate – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic


We Should Pray for All those Clergy Falsely Accused of Sexual Abuse – William Oddie, Cth Hrld

Book Review: How to Find Your Soulmate – Elizabeth, Startling the Day

I Was Born This Way – Pat Archbold, National Catholic Register

Bring Back the Biretta: Why Hatless Priests Should Reclaim This Heritage – D. Thompson, Tel

New Book: “What Is Dogma?” by Charles Cardinal Journet – Carl Olson, Ignatius Insight Scoop

Radical Shakeup for Irish Seminaries: Possible Closure – Michael Kelly, The Irish Catholic

Our Lady’s Life Before the Annunciation – Doctor Edward Sri, The Integrated Catholic Life™

UK: March 24, 1829 A.D., The Emancipation of Catholics – Stephanie A. Mann, Sprmcy & Srvvl

Remembering the Hidden Costs of Our Affluence – Monsignor Charles Pope, Archdcs of Wash.

Cantores in Ecclesia, April 17 – Jeffrey A. Tucker, The Chant Café

Defection from the Catholic Church – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Union Impressions: Rules vs. Work – DarwinCatholic, The American Catholic


The Fall of the Christian West – Raymond Cardinal Burke D.D. J.C.D., Catholic Culture

Interest Rates, Usury, and the Council of Nicea – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Benedict, Hans Kung & Catholicism’s Future – Doctor Samuel Gregg, Acton Institute/PowerBlg

Does God Lead People Out of the Church? – Mark Shea, National Catholic Register

Happy Meat-Eating Friday! (2011 Edition) – Jimmy Akin

Now Lord Alton Wants to Preserve the Cardinal Vaughan School! – Damian Thompson, Tlgrph

What Sort of “Wine” is Valid for Mass? – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Mass Attendance Has Dropped, But Not as Much as We May Think – Msgr. Charles Pope, AOW

To Hell With Hell – Patrick Archbold, Creative Minority Report

1943: Night Falls over Europe – Father George W. Rutler, InsideCatholic

When I First Heard I Was a Dad – Brian Caulfield, Fathers for Good

Henry V, Shakespeare and Just War – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic


March 25th, Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Reginaldus, New Theo Mov

Thoughts on the Father Corapi Situation – Jimmy Akin, National Catholic Register

1968: Bishop Charles Helmsing Officially Condemns the National Catholic Reporter – AOTA

How to Celebrate Atheist Pride Week – Matthew Archbold, Creative Minority Report

Jesus is Hardly a Pacifist (Neither is Saint Michael, nor Gandalf) – Jake Tawney, The Amrcn Cth

The Church and the Unions – George Weigel, First Things/On The Square

The Forgotten: Christians Persecuted in the Middle East – George J. Marlin, The Cthlc Thing

The Psychological in Dating – Anthony Buono, 6 Stone Jars

Tired of Lent? Rise, and Do Not Be Afraid! – Father Philip Neri Powell O.P. Ph.D., DDMHA!

Priest Tells Congregation to Stand for Consecration – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?

Oldest Man in the Bible: Methuselah – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

A Tale of Two Cultures – Michio Kaku, Newsweek

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