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If Dad Takes Faith in God Seriously, So Will His Children

by Father Richard Heilman,

of Roman Catholic Man

What If Liturgical Music was as Moving and Powerful as the Mass Deserves?  -Libby Reichert, Alt
The Unlikely Saga of Church Militant’s Christine Niles – Beverly Stevens, Regina Magazine
Want to Sleep Peacefully? Pray This Prayer of the Night – Elizabeth Scalia, Aleteia
The Escriva Option: An Alternative to St. Benedict – Austin Ruse, Crisis Magazine
What’s Cooler Than Getting Ashes on Your Forehead? – Anne Marie Miller, Ignitum Today
Rapid City Native Appointed as Next Bishop of Cheyenne – Hannah Brockhaus, CNA
Pioneer in Same-Sex Attraction Reparative Therapy Dies – Christine Niles J.D., Chrch Militant
Can America Become a Christian Society Again? – Thomas Ascik, TIC
In This Age of Relativism, We Must Speak the Truth – Tod Worner, National Catholic Register
Why Did Jesus Die in His Thirties? – Msgr. Charles Pope, Community in Mission
What Josephus Really Said About Reincarnation – Jimmy Akin, National Catholic Register


Family-based Catechesis for Home and Parish: A Breakthrough

by Jeffrey A. Mirus, Ph.D.,

of Catholic Culture

Why Catholics in Scotland Want a Statue for This Martyred Priest – Catholic News Agency
How Defenders of Religious Freedom Are Fighting to Reclaim International Law – B. Bull J.D.
Do You Know What Catholics Absolutely Must Believe? Take the Quiz! – Theresa Williams, eP
Cardinal William Keeler (1931-2017) – Adelaide Mena, Catholic News Agency via N.C. Rgstr
Culture, Faith and the Craven Souls of the “Nones” – Joe Bissonnette, Crisis Magazine
Cardinal: ‘By African Standards, I’m Not Conservative, I’m Normal’ – John L. Allen Jr., Crux
When the Loss of a Loved One Leads to Depression – David Garcia, Catholic Stand
Columnist: Stay-at-Home Moms Should Be Forced to Work – Matthew Archbold, CMR
Quæritur: Telling a Lie During Confession – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
Sen. Leahy Wants You To Sympathize with Auschwitz Abortionist or Something – Mat. Archbold
Spanish Video Seeks to Erase the Stigma of Down Syndrome – Catholic News Agency
A Family Guide to Raising Kids Who Love Jesus and Culture of Life – Amanda Evinger, NC Reg
16 Super Fun Catholic Memes that Will Make Your Day! – ChurchPop
Pope: Fatima Visionaries Francisco & Jacinta Marto to be Proclaimed Saints – Elise Harris, CNA
Private Property and the Redistribution of Wealth – Paul Fahey, The Porch
Neil Gorsuch and Natural Law – Paul Kengor, National Catholic Register


Cardinal Marx’ Seminary Received Only One New Seminarian in 2016

by Maike Hickson,

of One Peter 5

When Policy Preferences Masquerade as Rights – John M. Grondelski, Crisis Magazine
The Multi-millionaire Pizza Magnate Who Decided to Give His Life to the Church – F. Phillips
This Website Just Made Sharing Your Faith Ridiculously Easy – Shaun McAfee O.P., epicPew
10 Delicious and Simple Lenten Dinners for Fridays – Susanna Spencer, N.C. Register
Most Married Catholic Priests are Staunch Advocates of Clerical Celibacy – Joshua J. Whitfield
10 Signs You Really Need to Chill Out With Your Lenten Fast – Tatiana Federoff, epicPew
What Is The Apostolic Pardon? – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
It’s Dangerous to Believe: Religious Freedom and Its Enemies – Mary Eberstadt, TCT
The Need for Intentional Silence in the Mass – Brian Williams, Liturgy Guy
Repentance and Cleaning House – Sam Guzman, The Catholic Gentleman
San Antonio Parish Is Now Ordinariate – Shane Schaetzel, Catholic in the Ozarks
Authentic Prayer: Battling Distractions – David Torkington, Catholic Stand
The Humor of Miracles – Jean Elizabeth Seah, Ignitum Today
How Gargoyles Save Souls . . . and Ceilings – Daniel Esparza, Aleteia
High Art Meets High-tech in Vatican 3D Film on Raphael – J. McKenna, RNS via Deseret News
At Rome Summit, Africa’s Church Faces Its Growing Pains – John L. Allen Jr., Crux


Philadelphia DA Seth Williams (Photo Credit: Houston Chronicle)

Philadelphia District Attorney Who Zealously Tried and Convicted Monsignor William Lynn, Indicted for Corruption and Bribery

by Matthew Archbold,

of Creative Minority Report

Marian Consecration is Not a “Nice” Thing to Do – Strahlen Smith, Catholic Stand
The Last of the Junior Seminarians – K.E. Colombini, Crisis Magazine
Lawsuit: Girl in Boys’ Locker Room Violated Student Privacy – Catholic News Agency via Reg
St. Paul Prayed for Onesiphorus, Who Was Dead – Dave Armstrong, Ntnl Catholic Register
Interview: Fr. Robert Sirico on Pope Francis & ‘Poverty Inc.’ – Devin Ryan, Acton Inst. Pwrblg
The Priest in Cassock is a Living Sermon – Brian Williams, Liturgy Guy
Gorsuch Made an Important Distinction when Asked about Assisted Suicide – Matt Hadro, CNA
4 Classic Films about the Shroud of Turin Available in One DVD – Justin McClain, epicPew
Watch This Little Girl Steal Pope Francis’ Hat – Catholic News Agency
Marie Collins Highlights Ongoing Tensions Over Vatican’s Handling of Clergy Abuse – E. Pentin
Do Media have a ‘Conscience?’ No;  When It Comes to Foster Care, Religious Liberty in TX – GR
The Efficacy of Prayer: Not Just Nice Thoughts – Jean Elizabeth Seah, Ignitum Today
Knights of Columbus Boost Aid to Persecuted Christians – Patty Knap, Ntnl Catholic Register
African Catholics Reject Communion for Remarried; Fine Example – Fr. A. Lucie-Smith Ph.D.
Fertility Awareness-Based Family Planning: Good for Both Body & Soul – Ana Maria Dumitru
Judge Gorsuch Nomination Backed by Dozens of Pro-life Groups – Catholic News Agency


Our Lady of Atonement, San Antonio Texas

After a Long Battle, a Texas Parish Joins the Anglican Ordinariate

by Christine Niles, J.D.,

of Church Militant

A Strong & Booming Catholic Faith in Africa Shows Way on Amoris Lætitia – Jef. A. Mirus Ph.D.
Quæritur: Away from the Church for 17 years, but I Want to Return – Fr. Z’s Blog
St. Joseph’s Little-Known Appearance in France – Joseph Pronechen, Ntnl Catholic Register
Neil Gorsuch Shows Christians Why We Need to Build Up Our Own Elites – John Zmirak Ph.D.
Gothic Style Wall Paintings, An Appropriate Style for Roman Rite Churches – David Clayton
Sheen, Scanlan, Angelica & Other Americans May Take Steps to Canonization Soon – T. Williams
Feminists Abort Unborn Jesus – Rod Dreher, TAC
Vincible Ignorance and Invincible Ignorance – Angelo Stagnaro, National Catholic Register
The Benedict Option and the Way of Exchange – Alan Jacobs Ph.D., First Things
The Church Teaches – and Judges – Consciences – Fr. Timothy V. Vaverek S.T.D., TCT
Supreme Court Nominee Drilled on Abortion, Religious Freedom at Hearings – Matt Hadro
Soften Our Hearts of Stone and Help Us Repent – Paul Oakes, Catholic Stand


Robert Cardinal Sarah

Why an ‘African Moment’ Is Unfolding in Catholicism

by John L. Allen Jr.,

of Crux

Male Weightlifter Wins Women’s Competition; Shatters Record. . .Cuz, Well, He’s a Dude – CMR
Baptists at the Door! – Ray Sullivan, Catholic Stand
Clarity from Vancouver about Communion for the Divorced and Civilly Remarried – Fr. Z’s Blog
Not Benedictine Enough: Rod Dreher’s Diagnosis & Prescription for U.S. Christianity – N. Peters
Theologian: ‘Amoris’ Debate Settled in Africa; Answer Is “No” – J.L. Allen Jr. & I. San Martin
Why Do Catholics Genuflect in a Church? – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
Life Among The Bruderhof – Rod Dreher, TAC
It Turns Out That a Less-Christian America Might Be a Worse America – David French
Can’t Live Without Your Coffee? Then Thank This Pope! – ChurchPop
Marriage Reality vs. Marriage Redefinition – William B. May, National Catholic Register
Classical Architecture Makes Us Happy; So Why Not Build More of It? – Ed West, The Spectator
These Easter Gift Ideas Are Authentically Catholic & Perfect for Your Child – Theresa Williams
Will Gorsuch Be Confirmed in Time to Rule on ‘Major’ Church-State Case? – Joan F. Desmond
Lives Interrupted: Six Women and Abortion – Roseanne T. Sullivan, Catholic Stand
Gorsuch Brings Legal Substance to Supreme Court Hearing’s Political Theater – Bunson Ph.D.


You Will Be Made To Watch and Care About Homosexuality, Transgenderism, and Other Dis. . .

by Rod Dreher

A Deacon’s (Greg Kandra) First Mass Ad Orientem, Wherein Fr. Z Issues an Invitation – Fr. Z
CNN on Gorsuch: Is the Judge a Crypto-Catholic or a Safe, Normal Episcopalian? – Julia Duin
8 Perfect Books for Shaking Up Your Lenten Reading – Laura Hudgens, ChurchPop
The Great Lie: Relativism & False Freedom Left Me Depressed – Thomas Clements, Ign Tdy
Vatican Official Confirms: Agreement with SSPX Is Close – Catholic World News
Opposing Amoris Lætitia: Not Envious Bitterness, But Love & True Mercy – Roseanne Sullivan
Lowering the Bar – Suellen Brewster, Catholic Stand
What the U.N. Determines are the ‘Happiest’ Countries in the World? – Rick Moran, TATh
Strangers in a Strange Land, by Bishop James Conley – David Clayton, Beauty of Catholicism
Authentic ‘Reproductive Justice’ Includes Justice for the Children – Jennifer R. Morse Ph.D.
What is the Role of Tradition in Renewing Western Civilization – Samuel Gregg D.Phil.
Umbert, and the Rest of Us, Will Miss You, Gary – Tom Hoopes, National Catholic Register
Msgr. Charles J. Scicluna Wants Islam Taught in Malta Catholic Schools – Justin Pisani, YforC
Meet Father Joe, a Wisconsin Priest on the Road to Canonization – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
The Spit of Jesus & the Man Born Blind (Video & Bible: Mass Readings Explained) – Pitre Ph.D.
Learning to Unfold and Understand the Holy Bible – Paul Senz, The Catholic World Report

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