Monthly Archives: May 2011

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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

Blistering Analysis of Implementation of Papa Bene’s Vision for Sacred Music – Fr. Z

. . .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

Downward, Deeper into Sexual Confusion: Parents to Raise Genderless Child – Msgr. Pope


Support Bp. Finn: Proposal for Prayers, Penance Against the Attacks of Hell – Fr. Z

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.. . .

Surprise Candidate to be President of Catholic University of Eichstätt – Tancred, TEF

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

US: Gay Activists Call Catholic Defense of Traditional Marriage “Hatred” – Lisa Graas

US: Cardinal O’Malley to Confirm According to the Extraordinary Form – Rorate Cæli

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”. . .

Catholic Understanding of Saints: Isn’t Christ the One Mediator, Part 3 – Michael Barber

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

Tornado Devastation: Traditional Catholic Family Loses Two Young Sons – David Werling

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

Christian Counsellor’s Attempt to Cure Homosexual Man Was ‘Malpractice’ – Tim Ross

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?

400,000 Registered for World Youth Day – Zenit

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

US: Author of Anti-Boehner Letter Exposed as Soros Funded “Catholic” Hack – J. Anderson

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


Theologian Disciplined by Abp. Dolan Claims Dolan ‘Betrays Catholic Teaching’ – J. Mercer

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. . .

SNAP Smears Innocent Woman’s Day Care Business; Will SNAP Apologize? – TheMdRprt

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

Pakistant: Anti-Christian Violence, Tombs Desecrated, Woman Gang-Raped – AsiaNews

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

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