Homeschooling Before It Was Cool

by Beverly Stevens,

of Regina Magazine

No, Theresa May is Not “Our First Catholic Prime Minister” – Joanna Bogle, Catholic Herald
9 Myths About Hinduism, Debunked – Moni Basu, CNN
7 of History’s Most Brilliant Scientists People Forget Were Catholic – Michael Walker
4 Thoughts About Medjugorje and the Authentic Work of God – Dan Burke, N.C. Register
91-Year-Old ‘Fool for Christ’ Builds Massive Church in Spain – Patti Maguire Armstrong, Reg
US Exorcists: Demonic Activity on the Rise – Patti Maguire Armstrong, Natl Cthlc Register
Eamonn Casey, Former Bishop of Galway, Dies Aged 89 – The Irish Times
Quæritur: “Disposing” of the Eucharist and the Sacrarium – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
Less Than Human: The Follies of Culture Meeting the New Media – Matthew Archbold, Reg
Your Biggest Barrier to Fundraising Success – Brice Sokolowski,
Croatia Will Soon Hold One of the Largest Marian Statues in the World – Catholic News Agency


Priest’s Moving Letter to Woman in Vile “Aborting Jesus” Protest Goes Viral

via ChurchPop

Why are Feminists Attacking Cathedrals in the Pope’s Homeland? – Fr. Ale. Lucie-Smith Ph.D.
LGBT Group Announces Plans to Target Ohio Churches for Homosexual Weddings – Tyler O’Neil
Why Is the Home Office Turning Priests Away? – Ann Widdecombe, Catholic Herald
Violent Mob Enforces Liberal Groupthink at Middlebury College – Joan Frawley Desmond, Reg
Global Persecution of Christians Rising; Here’s 7 Groups Raising Awareness – Justin McClain
Why So Many Conservative Christians Feel Like a Persecuted Minority – Damon Linker, TW
Catholic Inst. Leaves UK After Years of Mental Torture Over Visa Apps. – Madeleine Teahan
An Argument and Call for ‘Ad Orientem’ Worship – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
Quæritur: Only the Sorrowful Mysteries During Lent? – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
New Must-Read Book for Catholic Moms – Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur, Catholic Lane
Oregon Proposes Outright Legalization of Euthanasia – Cullen Herout, Crisis Magazine
Journey Through Lent With St. Ignatius – Katie Warner, N.C. Register


Christians Who Shill for the Secular Left: James K.A. Smith of Calvin College

by Paul G. Kengor Ph.D.

of Crisis Magazine

Sister Simone “the Contemplative” Campbell – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog
Stare Decisis for Me, but Not for Thee – Robert L. McFarland J.D., Public Discourse
Why Latin at Sunday Mass During Lent? – Stephanie Mann, National Catholic Register
Christians in the Hands of Donald Trump – Ross Douthat, The New York Times
Study Says Atheists Will Die Out, But That’s Not Happening – Matthew Archbold, N.C. Rgstr
U.S. Should Favor the Most Vulnerable Religious Refugees – Doug Bandow, TAC
Persuasive Disciples, Not Anarchic Disrupters – George Weigel, The Dispatch via The C.W.R.
The Path to Marriage: Daring to Say “I Will” Through Faith; Book Review – Francis Phillips
“Secular Religion” and the Impossibility of Religious Liberty – Andrew Walker, The Federalist
Seeking a Holy Silence in Lent – Mike Eisenbath, Catholic Stand
Fasting: Opening the Door for Christ – Alex Wolke, Catholic Stand
SXSW 2017: Why Is the Vatican at a Tech Conference? – Dave Lee, BBC News
Is Christianity Good for Women? – Randall B. Smith Ph.D., The Catholic Thing
Iraqi Christians Ask EU for a Nineveh Plain Province for Christians – Marco Gombacci, TEP


A Cheap Shot on Chaput, Esolen, and Dreher

by Mark Bauerlein,

of First Things

Tucker Carlson Schools Planned Parenthood VP in the Art of Plain English – Carrie Gress Ph.D.
Polite Persecution: U.S. Christians Getting Cornered – Daniel Philpott, First Things
4 Reasons Abortion Supporters Need To Drop The “3%” Argument – Doug Johnson, epicPew
Faithful Await Vatican Verdict on Medjugorje – Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register
Return to Form: A Call for the Restoration of the Roman Rite – Martin Mosebach, First Thing
God Save Steve King: Culture Matters – John Zmirak Ph.D., The Stream
Pope Francis to Delay Canonization of Cardinal Stepinac? – Vedran Pavlic, Total Croatia News
From France With Love: SOS Chretien d’Orient Helps Persecuted Mid-East Faithful – E. Pentin
Do You Know What Mid-Lent Is? – Marie Le Goaziou, Aleteia
New Mexico Bishops Admonish Pro-Abortion Catholic Legislators – Catholic News Agency
A Devotional: Seeking God During Suffering – Anne DeSantis, Catholic Stand
Neil Gorsuch, Natural Law, and the Limits of Judicial Power – Samuel Gregg, Public Discourse
Egypt Trip Gives Francis a Chance to Stand with Suffering Christians – John L. Allen Jr., Crux
Seeing God – Jean Elizabeth Seah, Ignitum Today


(Photo Credit: Lucía Ballester/C.N.A.)

Perspectives Differ on Pope Francis’ Pontificate After 4 Years

by Edward Pentin,

of the National Catholic Register

Muslims Allowed to Pray in Texas Public Schools, But Not Christians – Victor Skinner, EAG Nws
Quæritur: Can the Pastor Force Me, a Priest, to Wash Women’s Feet on Holy Thursday? – Fr. Z
“O You Who Come to This Abode of Pain. . .”, Thoughts on ‘Amoris Lætitia’ – Fr. Z’s Blog
College Students Don’t Believe Religious Freedom is for Christians – Matthew Archbold
The Houston Chronicle Loses Some Credibility With Their “News” Reporting – Bobby Ross Jr.
The Conflict Over Communion Is Really About the Cheapening of God’s Grace – Carl E. Olson
Assessing Francis – William Doino Jr., First Things
Jesus and the Woman at the Well (The Mass Readings Explained) – Brant Pitre Ph.D., TSP
Fr. Stanley Rother, First US-Born Martyr, Will Be Beatified in September – C.N.A. via The Reg
All-Star Cast Makes “Trials of Saint Patrick” a Stunning Audio Drama – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
“It is Finished” — The Witness to the Culmination of a Promise – Mark C. McCann, Cthlc Stnd
The Mysterious, Surprising & Joyful Work of the Novelist – K.V. Turley, The Cthlc Wrld Rprt
South Dakota Governor to Sign Religious Adoption Protections – Associated Press via Crux
Masterpieces are Made by Many – Jean Elizabeth Seah, Ignitum Today


Andrea Gagliarducci of ‘Monday Vatican’ Analysis of the State of the Pontificate

by Father John Zuhlsdorf,

of Fr. Z’s Blog

The Benedict Option Risks Becoming a Ghetto Mentality: Fr. George Rutler – Francis Phillips
Protestant ‘Low-Grade Civil War’ – Rod Dreher, TAC
Punch Evil in the Fayce!! How to Protect Yourself from Evil & Witchcraft – Laura Ricketts, eP
Out of the Ashes: Anthony Esolen’s Clarion Call to Restore Culture, Faith & Sanity – M. Bradley
Dear Bishops: Are You Listening? – Brian Williams, Liturgy Guy
Marthe Robin: Her Only Sustenance for More 50+ Years was the Holy Eucharist – Larry Peterson
Are Pets Becoming a Replacement for Children? – Patty Knap, National Catholic Register
How to Defend the Deuterocanon (or ‘Apocrypha’) – Dave Armstrong, Natl Catholic Register
Tinkeritis: Messing Around With, Messing Up, Liturgical Translations – Fr. Z’s Blog
Pope’s First Term: Clear Wins, Mixed Verdicts and Unfinished Business – John L. Allen Jr., Crux
Martin Luther: Defender of Erroneous Conscience – R. Jared Staudt, Crisis Magazine
Population Control Advocates Hobnob at the Vatican – Julia Meloni, Crisis Magazine
Bishop on Trudeau’s Overseas Abortion Policy: An Example of Imperialism – C.N.S. via C.H.
Pro-Life Motherhood: A Feminist Career Choice ? – Melanie Jean Juneau, Catholic Stand
Hawaii Senate Votes Overwhelmingly in Favour of Assisted Suicide – C.N.S. via C.H.


Church of England’s Trajectory Now Obvious, Orthodox Believers You’re Very Welcome Here

by Monsignor Andrew Burnham

of Catholic Herald

SSPX Offers Stunning Evaluation of Amoris Lætitia and of Pope Francis – aka Catholic
Nashville Dominicans Turn Focus Entirely to Teacher Formation – Patrick Reilly, The Reg
Enjoy Dynamic Catholic Speakers? Here the Catholic Conferences You Should Go To – Vennet
Is This the Solution to Catholics’ ‘Desperate’ Musical Situation? – Adelaide Mena, C.N.A.
Scare Mongering About Home Schooling – Charlotte Allen, TWS
Filet-o-Fish, or What Catholics Can Accomplish If United – Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Crux
Call No Man Father – Dan Byron, Catholic Stand
Fr. Martin Calls Trump’s Immigration Policies “Anti-Life”; Is That Fair? – Matthew Archbold
Transhumanism’s Lofty Goal Meets a Catholic Response – Adelaide Mena, Cthlc News Agency
How Faith and Free Markets Can Save Education – John Zmirak Ph.D., The Stream
Without Law & Freedom United, Truth & Dignity are Destroyed – James Kalb J.D., The C.W.R.

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