Monthly Archives: May 2011
Was Saint Joseph Present at the Visitation? – Reginaldus, The New Theological Movement
. . .Blessed John Henry Newman on the Visitation. . .
. . .more from The Guild of Blessed Titus Brandsma here. . .
When Bad Advice in Confession Becomes a Crime – Doctor Edward N. Peters, H&PR
Not Whether to Help the Poor, But How – Father Robert A. Sirico, Crisis Magazine
Americans Believe: More Homosexuals Than Catholics in U.S. – Joe Carter, First Things
Disaster Aftermath: Who’re These Good Samaritans? – Bobby Ross Jr., Get Religion
Liberal Arts and Sexual Morality – Doctor Peter Kreeft, The Integrated Catholic Life™
$1 Billion Members Worldwide! – Terry Mattingly, Get Religion
Russia to Restrict Abortion – Matthew Archbold, Creative Minority Report
. . .Rich Leonardi: Substantial Continuity. . .
. . .Damien Thompson: Tabletistas unveil ‘joyful alternative’ to Latin worship. . .
Saint Felix I, Pope and Martyr – Catholic Lane
How Long Did the Gospels Take to “Spread”? – Jimmy Akin, National Catholic Register
Tilling Fertile Soil – John M. DeJak, The Distributist Review
Saint Cyril, Martyr – Catholic Lane
The Islamic Assault on Australia. . . – Kate Edwards, Australia Incognita
Decline of the Family Day Out – Tim Ross, The Telegraph
New Translation (Introduction to the Penitential Act) – Jake Tawney, Roma locuta est
Kenya: Clerical Abuse Cases Should’ve Been More Transparent – Fr. Lucie-Smith, CH
. . .Abp Roger Schwietz: Causes & Context of Clergy Sexual Abuse in U.S.. . .
San Francisco Archbishop Rejects Circumcision Ban – California Catholic Daily
My Favorite Kings of Spain – MadMonarchist, The Mad Monarchist
Pope: Crisis of ‘Indifference’ Shows Need for New Evangelization – CNA/EWTN News
Mysterious Markings Discovered at Great Pyramid of Giza – Nuala Calvi, CNN
Holy Planking! – Tony Robertson, The Holy Irritant
Free Economies Must Grow On Solid Principles – Michael Severance, Acton Institute
Smoking Cigars for Beginners – Giuseppe Ambrose, The Three Bs
Houston: Dedication of New Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham – Father John Zuhlsdorf
. . .Jeffrey A. Tucker: How Gregorian Chant & Simple English Propers are Related. . .
What Are Rogation Days? (Mon/Tues/Wed before Ascension Thursday) – Taylor Marshall
Courtship: Can You Handle the Unexpected? – Anthony Buono, 6 Stone Jars
The Passion of Joan of Arc, A Movie Worth Watching – Reginaldus, New Theo. Mov.
. . .Mark Twain: Saint Joan of Arc’s Five Great Deeds. . .
. . .Régine Pernoud: The Preface to “The Retrial of Joan of Arc”. . .
Pray as Though You Were the Image & Likeness of God – Thomas Colyandro M.A. M.Div.
. . .Father John Bartunek: Contemplation & Meditation, What’s the difference?. . .
US: Remembering Who We Are, and Why – Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing
New Bill Would Effectively Ban U.S. Catholic Adoption Agencies – K. J. Jones, EWTN News
Papa Bene on Prayer – Catholic Lane
. . .Saint Thomas Aquinas on prayer here. . .
Presenting What is Beautiful: The Joyful Duty of Catholic Education – Andrew Seeley, TIC
Saints for the Sick – Trent Beattie, The Daily Register
Backlash on Fr. Stravinskas Anti-Homeschooling Tirade – Steve Kellmeyer, The 5th Column
Apologetics Toolbox: Communion of Saints, Part II – Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum
Miley Cyrus Hates Rick Santorum, Hearts Same-Sex Nuptials – Jay Anderson, Pro Ecclesia
The Silent Apostasy – Father Simon Henry, Offerimus Tibi Domine
Liturgical No-No: Applause in The Mass – Brent Stubbs, Almost Not Catholic
Quaeritur: What Do I Call a Friend About to be Ordained a Priest? – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
Turkey’s Christians Under Siege – John Eibner, Catholic Lane
U.S.: Does Lincoln’s Ordinary, Bishop Bruskewitz, Have To Retire? – Robert Kumpel, TLPS
“Do You Think Christ Taught in English?” – Richard Collins, Linen on the Hedgerow
U.S.: Bishop Finn, Pornography Brouhaha, & Media Malpractice – Father John Zuhlsdorf
U.S.: Ex-Schismatic Christ the King Monastery Unites with the Church – Joseph Pronechen
Retaliation in Boston Archdiocese – Boston Catholic Insider
Capital Kills Its Own Market – Hilaire Belloc, The Distributist Review
U.S.: Cross Symbolizes Faith Amid Tragedy in Joplin – Mason T. Beecroft, Cthlc News Service
Meatless Fridays: Distinguishes Us From Other Christians – Paul Zummo, The American Cthlc
Where Have All the Firebrands Gone? – Melinda Selmys, Sexual Authenticity
The World Hates Us. . . – Father Philip Neri Powell O.P. Ph.D., Domine da mihi hanc aquam!
Women Experience Stress Differently – Hallie Lord, The Integrated Catholic Life™
Treating Children Like Pets, Why homosexual Adoption is a Travesty – Wm. B. May, TDR
. . .Catholics helping people long before Illinois pushed homosexual adoptions. . .
iPhone App Review: 1962 Roman Breviary – Father John Zuhlsdorf, WDTPRS?
Prayers for the Dead: U.S. Memorial Day in 2 Maccabees – Joe Heschmeyer, Shmlss Ppry
. . . Donald R. McClarey: Battle Hymn of the Republic. . .
Papal Latin Mass in Constantinople (Pope Saint John I) – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales
Canterbury: William Shakespeare Was Probably a Catholic – Anita Singh, The Telegraph
Scottish Council Moves to Ban Books by Jews – Lisa Graas
How to Train Good Priests – Sarah Delaney, Catholic News Service
What Would Saint Augustine Say About the Ordinariate? – John Whitehead, OIWACB
Should Confirmation be Delayed? Reflecting on the “Restored Order” – Reginaldus, NTM
The Pietà Behind the Couch – Kevin Flynn & Randy Kennedy, The New York Times
War and Moral Sanity: Nuclear Attacks – William Doino Jr., Public Discourse
Confusing Church Teaching With Opinion – Kate Edwards, Australia Incognita
Saint Bakhita – Sister Lisa Marie Doty F.D.C.C., Nunspeak
A Guide to ‘Good Enough’ Parenting – Russell Shaw, Our Sunday Visitor
Card. Lehmann Calls Old Form of Confirmation Proponents Foolish – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
. . .Tancred of the Eponymous Flower comments here. . .
Navigating the Scylla & Charybdis of Biblical Interpretation – Eric Sammons, The Divine Life
Nihil Sub Sole Novum . . . Unless, of Course, It’s New to Me – Will, Catholic Phoenix
Ronald Knox and the Eucharist – Father Milton Walsh, Ignatius Insight
Is America a “No-Vacation Nation?”, God’s Command that We Rest – Msgr. Ch. Pope
God in the Midst of the Storm: The Mystery of God’s Providence – Msgr. Charles Pope
As the Family Goes, So Goes the Economy – Carolyn Moynihan, MercatorNet
Six Reasons to Keep Meatless Fridays – Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales
. . .Francis X. Rocca of The Wall Street Journal: The Return of Meatless Friday. . .
Do Housewives Waste Their Educations? – Jennifer Fulwiler, National Catholic Register
How Necessary is Confirmation? – Reginaldus, The New Theological Movement
Death by Prescription: Demythologizing the “Right to Die” – Margaret Cabaniss, Crisis Mag
. . .Fr. Ch. Saliga O.P. R.N.: End-of-Life: Nutritional Support & Human Dignity. . .
. . .Doctor Jeff Mirus: Human Dignity? . . .
The Trinity: Three Persons in One Nature – Frank Sheed, Ignatius Insight
. . .Frank Sheed: The Argument from Contingency. . .
Franciscan Art and Spirituality – John Whitehead, Once I Was A Clever Boy
Rediscovering Our Humanity, Metaphysically – Dennis Buonafede, The Intgrtd Cth Lf™
. . .Tom Crowe: Transgendered Clownfish: The Antics of the Teachers Union. . .
National Catholic Reporter’s Publisher Dies – Thomas Wehner, Catholic News Service
Fr. Francisco Suarez: What is a Properly Said Hail Mary Worth? – Taylor Marshall, Cntrbry Tls
Oprah, Pop Existentialist, At Best – Carl Olson, Ignatius Insight Scoop
John Wayne Died a Catholic – Pat McNamara, McNamara’s Blog
New South Dakota Bishop: Msgr. Rob. D. Gruss – Robert Kumpel, The Last Papist Standing
“Illegal” Babies Abducted by Red Chinese Population Control Officials – S. W. Mosher, CL
Mendacious Response from Univ. of Notre Dame Pro-Abort Board Member – Th. Peters, CV
Reflections on Genuflection – Richard Collins, The Guild of Blessed Titus Brandsma
Prized Relics at Church of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Rome – Nick Squires, The Telegraph
. . .Joe Heschmeyer of Shameless Popery: what Holy Scripture says on using relics. . .
Daughters of Saint Paul & Archdiocese Settle Lawsuit, But. . . – Boston Cthlc Insider
Russian Orthodox Priest Speaks Out Against UK’s Culture of Death – John Smeaton, SPUC
Monarch Profile: James V, King of Scots – MadMonarchist, The Mad Monarchist
. . .David Mills of First Things: Victims Most Often Male. . .
Anderson on Shea on Carter – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic
Catholic Conservatives, Catholic Liberals, & the Common Good – Stephen P. White
Update on American Religious Life Visitation – Dennis Sadowski, Catholic News Service
Public Education: Absurd and Corrupt at Once – Anthony Esolen, Crisis Magazine
Daniel Maguire: ‘Preposterous & Disingenuous’ – Phil Lawler, CatholicCulture.org
The Filipino Excommunication That Isn’t – Doctor Ed Peters, In the Light of the Law
UK Moves Towards a Faith-Free Workplace – Peter Saunders, MercatorNet
Archbishop Sheen’s Positio Presented to the Pope – Edward Pentin, The Daily Register
How to Plant a Mary Garden – Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur, Catholic Exchange
On the Council of Jerusalem & the Catholicity of the Early Church – Msgr. Charles Pope
Publicly a Catholic, Privately a Heretic – Phil Lawler, CatholicCulture.org/On the News
Why New American Bible Scholars Are Wrong on John 21 & Luke 5 – Joe Heschmeyer, SP
Old Mass: Some Will Force Hand Communion – Tancred, The Eponymous Flower
NCFishwrap’s Editorial for Women’s Ordination: Creepy Ineducability – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
The Maid of Orleans Who Tried to Rescue France – Catholic Herald
Sudan Situation Worsens – Paul Jeffrey, The Daily Register
Goodbye Oprah – Paul Zummo, The American Catholic
France Considers Codifying Eugenics – Leticia Vasquez, Catholic Lane
NYTimes Issues Another Slanted Attack Against Catholic Church – TheMediaReport.com
Catholic All-Stars – Colin Kerr, The Theology of Dad
What’s a Primate??? – Giuseppe Ambrose, The Three Bs
Christopher Dawson, RIP – Stephanie A. Mann, Supremacy and Survival
Monarchy and the American Constitution – John Médaille, Catholic Lane
Raising Genderless Children – Jennifer Fulwiler, National Catholic Register
Could We Re-Learn Respect & Modesty by Covering Our Heads at Mass? – Francis Phillips
Saint Thomas Becket and Three Plays – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic
Saint Katharine of Aragon: Patroness of Rome-Canterbury Unity? – American Spectator
Is Spiritual Direction Really For Everybody? – Reginaldus, The New Theological Movement
The Drama of Faith: Poets, Prophets and Actors – Mark Shea, Catholic Exchange
The Unsung Heroine Who Saved Graham Greene’s life – Tim Butcher, The Telegraph