New U.S. Anglican Ordinariate Bishop: Fr. Jeffrey Steenson? – A Reluctant Sinner

Miraculous Story of Claude Newman, Conversion thru Mary – Mystics of the Church

The Scandal of the Babe-God – Tim Drake, National Catholic Register

How Population Control Endangers National Security – Tom McFeely,

We Remain Silent while Christians are being Persecuted? – Fraser Nelson, Telegraph

“Asia Bibi at Risk of becoming Mentally Ill” – La Stampa/Vatican Insider

Modesty and Mantillas – Kleine_Katerine, Five Feet Above Sea Level

Awkward Science Problems – Anthony S. Layne, Outside the Asylum

The Dating of Christmas – Jake Tawney, Roma locuta est

B16: Europe Suffers from ‘Faith Fatigue” – Catholic Culture/Catholic World News

My Lewinsky Moment – Piero A. Tozzi JD, Turtle Bay and Beyond

“Faith Fatigue”: Is That America’s Problem, Too? – Kathy Schiffer, Seasons of Grace


Christmas 1944: Battle of the Bulge – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic

Pedophilia: An Obscure Message of Hope – Dr. Jeff Mirus, Catholic Culture/On the Culture

Reward For Those Who Wait For God – Vanessa Barnes, Gulf Coast Catholic

1 Month Out: Reactions to the Revised English Translation – Shawn Tribe, New Lit Mov

My Heart is a Manger – Barabara Curtis, Arlington Catholic Herald

Christmas, the Infinite, and the Finite – George Weigel, First Things/On the Square

Impressed by Catholic Logos Bible Software 4 – Carl Olson, Ignatius Insight Scoop


Dec 25 Biblical Argument of Christ’s Birth – Dr. Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Is the Papacy in Need of Structural Reform? – William J. Tighe, New Oxford Review

Call it Christ’s Mass & Let Best Buy Keep the Holiday – Russell E. Saltzman, First Things

Singing the Mass: Liturgical Music as Participation in Christ – Bp. Th. J. Olmsted, Cthlc Sun

Are There Parts of the Mass that Women Are Not Permitted to Sing? – J. Tucker, Chnt Cf

Radical Islamic Television Arrives in Spain – Soeren Kern, Hudson New York

Contemplating Christmas – Fr. Robert A. Sirico, Acton Institute/Acton Commentary

Humility Still Matters – Godwin Delali Adadzie, Ignitum Today

A Diagram of The Structure of the Mass – Joe, Two Catholic Men and a Blog

Persecution of Christians in Egypt – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic

The Temptation of Lot’s Wife – Sandro Magister, Chiesa

Jesus Had Laser Beams (Sharks Not Included) – Patrick Archbold, Creative Minority Rprt


Indian Food Tonight for Saint Thomas’ Feast Day – Dr. Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

UK Christians could Learn from Straight-Talking Americans – Francis Phillips, Cthlc Herald

Manure Makers, Yes; Catholics, No – Terence Jeffrey, Crisis Magazine

IPPF: Gay Men Happier and Healthier When Gay Marriage Legal – Lisa Correnti, TBAB

Vatican Didn’t Purchase the new Domain – EChurch Blog

10 Things You Didn’t Know About A Charlie Brown Christmas – Danny Gallagher, The FW

The Accidental Universe: Science’s Crisis of Faith – Alan P. Lightman, Harper’s Magazine


Paradoxes of Christmas – Msgr. Charles Pope, Archdiocese of Washington

Pregnant and Poor at the Door of the Inn – Peter Baklinski,

Co-Mediatrix! What Gives? – Brent Stubbs, Almost Not Catholic

Siblings Harmonize in Song – Eddie O’Neill, Daily Register

SSPX Response to ‘Doctrinal Preamble’ Surprises Vatican – Catholic Culture

Catholic Reacts to Blasphemous Poster, was This Right Thing to Do? – A Reluctant Sinner

Novel Sneak Preview: Stoop of Mastodon Meadow – Daniel McInerny, High Concepts

10 Differences Between Obama and Jesus – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic

The Activism of the Ordinary – Nathaniel Gotcher, Ignitum Today

How To Make Abortion “Safe” Like Magic – Wendy Wright, Turtle Bay and Beyond

How to Respond to Young Atheistic Smugness – Mark Shea, National Catholic Register

St. Kateri Tekakwitha, First Native North American Saint – Tribunus, Roman Christendom


A Psalm for the Sibyl – Matthew Alderman, Dappled Things

Messianic Prophecies: Isaiah 11:1-5 – Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic

5 Male Celebrities I Support, and Why – Kristen Walker,

A Quick, Delicious, and Simple Christmas Gift – Kayla Peterson, Ignitum Today

Making Christmas Letters That Bit More Special – Mac McLernon, Mulier Fortis

The Death Of Pretty – Pat Archbold, National Catholic Register

Sola Scriptura v. Tradition, or: Learning Karate from a Book – Devin Rose, St. Jsph’s Vngrd

Big Pulpit Spiritual Patron: Joaquín Navarro-Valls