MONDAY CATHOLICA EDITION

Card Tricks (Credit: us.fotolia.com by Nejron Photo)

Why Does Fr. James Martin Persist in Embarrassing, Sleight-of-Substance Tactics?

by Carl E. Olson,

of The Catholic World Report

Married Priests are the Wrong Answer to Amazon’s Problems – Ed Condon, Cthlc Herald
Pope: Some Will Awake for Eternal Life, Others for Everlasting Shame – Fr. Z’s Blog
An ‘Ecumenical Mass’ is Impossible, Says German Cardinal Woelki – Nick Hallett, Ct Hd
Action Item – Petitions in Support of Bishop Morlino & Diocese of Madison  – Fr. Z’s Blg
DOJ Hits Back at ACLU Over Undocumented Jane Doe’s Abortion – Peter Jesserer Smith
Seat of Moses – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
Exclusive: How to Follow Your Vocation (& Go on Holiday) – Brice Sokolowski, CF
G-town Commission Votes Not to Sanction Pro-marriage Group – CNA via The CWR
Sixty Vincentians Martyred During Spanish Civil War to be Beatified – CNA via The CWR
Florist Sued for Not Doing ‘Gay Wedding’: Fight for Religious Liberty – M. Bauman
Despite Reports, Pope Isn’t Opening the Door to All Married Priests – Mary Rezac, CNA
Analysis: How Pope Defies Stereotypes When It Comes to the Family – CNA via CWR
Council on Foreign Relations Blindspot on Christian Minorities – John L. Allen Jr., Crux
A Devotional: Prayers of Aspiration – Anne DeSantis, Catholic Stand
Adoption Tax Credit Part of ‘Preferential Policy for Life’ – CNA via The CWR
White House Proclaims November 2017 as National Adoption Month – LifeNews.com
For the L’Affaire Weinandy (6 November AD 2017) click here.
For the MONDAY CULTURÆ EDITION (6 November AD 2017) click here.
For the MONDAY CATHOLICA EXTRA (6 November AD 2017) click here.
For the TVESDAY CATHOLICA EDITION (7 November AD 2017) click here.
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MONDAY CULTURÆ EDITION

Tradition Latin Mass, the Good, True & Beautiful (Credit: Rorate Caeli)

Interview with Dr. Kwasniewski about Discovering the Old Mass, Common Objections, Ad Orientem, Optionitis, Antiquarianism, and More

by New Catholic,

of Rorate Cæli

Edward Pentin’s Talk at the Catholic Identity Conference 2017 – Fr. Z’s Blog
Praise and Worship Music at Mass? – Fr. Dwight Longenecker
This Museum has the World’s Largest Rosary Collection – Mitch Finley, Catholic Herald
Funerals and Divine Worship – Fr. Jerry Pokorsky, Catholic Culture
Archaeologists Discover Ancient Roman Stables Few Miles Away f/Nazareth – Esparza
Church Bldgs Designed to Allow Light Into Sacred Space – Pacciorini, Oakland Cth Voice
Philosophy Professor Launches International Pro-life Academy – CNA via The CWR
Lakota Who Reconciled His Culture w/Catholicism Made Servant of God – CNS via CH
Built for This: Pontifical Mass in Sant’Apollinare, Ravenna – New Catholic, Rorate Cæli
Catholic Colleges Must Preserve Their True Mission – Todd Nolan, Catholic Stand
Australia’s Former P.M.: Redefining Marriage has Big Consequences – CNA via The CWR
For the L’Affaire Weinandy (6 November AD 2017) click here.
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L’Affaire Weinandy

A Monsignor (Credit: Fr. Dwight Longenecker)

A Response to Fr. Weinandy’s Letter

by Father Dwight Longenecker

Culture of Rebuke Has Taken Hold in Church Discourse – Fr. Raymond J. de Souza, Reg
I Stand With Fr. Thomas Winandy & Pope Francis – Fr. Richard Heilman, Roman. . .
Fishwrap & Winters “Struggles” Fr. Weinandy, Cardinal DiNardo – Fr. Z’s Blog
Argumentum Ad Hominem Updated – Fr. John Hunwicke, Fr Hunwicke’s Mutual. . .
A Watershed? – Fr Hugh Somerville-Knapman OSB, Dominus mihi adjutor
Here I Stand; I Can Do No Other – Fr Hugh Somerville-Knapman OSB, Dominus mihi. . .
Fr. Weinandy Was Clear & Direct; The USCCB Was Not – Christopher R. Altieri, The CWR
Here’s Hoping the Darkness is Dispelled! Re: Fr. Weinandy – One Mad Mom
For the MONDAY CULTURÆ EDITION (6 November AD 2017) click here.
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SVNDAY CATHOLICA EDITION

St. Gertrude (Credit: Roman Catholic Man)

St. Gertrude Prayer Releases 1,000 Souls from Purgatory Or Does It

by Father Richard Heilman,

of Roman Catholic Man

Video Models Joyfully Inviting Others to Traditional Latin Mass – Msgr. Ch. Pope, NC Reg
The Pleasures of Virtue – Anthony Esolen Ph.D., The Catholic Thing
Friends Remember Jesuit Father Walter Ciszek – Jim Graves, National Catholic Register
Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? – Monica Hannan, Lift Me Up!
Cool: Prayer Cards for Priest’s Prep Before, Thanksgiving After Holy Mass – Fr. Z’s Blog
How to Love God with Your Heart of Flesh – Fr. Hugh Barbour O. Præm., Cthlc Answers
A Priest’s Prayers for Before & After Making His Own Confession – Fr. Z’s Blog
Cause Opens for Nicholas Black Elk, Holy Man of the Lakota – Peter Jesserer Smith, Reg
The Poetry of Molly McCully Brown: A Theology of Broken Bodies – Patrick Malone, CS
Capuchin Priest Under Soviet Rule Moves Closer to Sainthood – E. Harris, CNA via NCRg
16 Inspiring Saints’ Names for Your Baby Boy – Cerith Gardiner, Aleteia
The Nashville Dominicans Sing to Their Patron, St. Dominic – J-P Mauro, Aleteia
Who Are All Those Saints in the Roman Canon? – Kevin Di Camillo, NC Register
The Visible Church on Earth is Only One Part of a Larger Reality – Philip Kosloski, Alet.
Your Life Can Be Bountiful – Carol Monaco, Catholic Stand
Sister Lucia and St. Thérèse: Chosen Daughters of Carmel – Jennifer Sokol, NC Register

SATVRDAY CATHOLICA EDITION

In a Nutshell (Credit: Google via Father Eds Blog)

The Present Crisis in a Nutshell

by Fr. Ed,

of Father Ed’s Blog

On the Lunatic Fringe, Francis is Not the Pope – Jeffrey A. Mirus Ph.D., Cthlc Culture
Demanding 1st Communion Done Your Way is Selfish, Not Heroic – B. Heldt, The Fdrlst
Ways You May Be Hurting Your Priest Without Even Knowing It – Fr. Longenecker, NCRg
The Scourging at the Pillar and the “Me Too” Meme – Sherry Antonetti, NC Register
Four Common Tactics of the Devil – Msgrs. Charles Pope, Community in Mission
Video: Hundreds Protest Abortion with Silent Eucharistic Procession – Catholic Herald
Exclusive: How to Follow Your Vocation (& Go on Holiday) – Brice Sokolowski, CF
Psychiatrist: Christ’s Power Shines Even in Creepiest Exorcism Case – Armstrong, NCRg
What I Wish Women Knew About Plan B – Becca Roberts, National Catholic Register
Audio Longer St. Michael Prayer; @fatherz Calls Upon Priests & Bishops!  – Fr. Z’s Blog
A Conversation on the Benedict Option – Joseph Pearce, The Imaginative. . .
Reform, Restoration, Or The Benedict Option? – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Scotland’s Notorious Catholic-Protestant Sports Rivalry – K.V. Turley, NC Register
How to Drive Your Friends Sane – Kenneth Hensley, Catholic Answers Magazine
“Brute Facts” vs. “Sufficient Reasons” – Dennis Bonnette Ph.D., Strange Notions
Dublin Bishop: Pluralism, Democracy Mustn’t Be Used to Stop Diverse Views – McGarry

FRIDAY CATHOLICA EDITION

Pope Francis Smiling and Laughing (Credit: Fr. Dwight Longenecker)

Pope Francis Wants Priests to Marry?

by Father Dwight Longenecker

Protest becomes Self-parody: The Jihad Against Bishop Morlino – Fr. Z’s Blog
Fr. Thom. Weinandy Explains His Critical Letter to Pope Francis – C. Olson, The CWR
Scandal, Holy Church, and You – Fr. Z’s Blog
USCCB, Catholic Campaign for Human Development & Planned Parenthood – Dad29
Have Souls in Purgatory Visited People on Earth? – The Catholic World Report
Teens and Sexual Identity – Carolyn Moynihan, Mercatornet
How to Fundraise Like a Catholic for a Catholic Organization – Brice Sokolowski, CF
Bp. Morlino: Don’t Let Funeral Controversy Overshadow Christ’s Love – CNA via CWR
What Masterpiece Cakeshop Really About: Compelling Public Assent – S. Smith, M-net
French Diocese Plays Down John Paul II Statue Controversy – Bernard Gorce, La Croix
Card. Wuerl’s Pastoral Letter Confirms U.S. Church Must Act on Racism – P. Smith, Reg
U.K. Bishop Calls for Prayers as MPs Urge Ban on Abortion Clinic Vigils – CNA
Canada Doing All to Shut Down Pro-Life People Outside Abortion Clinics – H. Ellis, LN
Good Leaders for God’s People: 31st Sun. in Ordinary Time – John Bergsma Ph.D., TSP
Christianity can Survive in Iraq but Not Without Your Help – ACI Prensa via CNA
Super Fetal Surgeries Helping Unborn Children Well Before Birth – Steven Ertelt, LN

THVRSDAY CATHOLICA EXTRA

Crucifix with Rosary Draping Over It (Credit: Screenshot via Catholic News Service)

The Catholic World is about to be Turned Upside Down

by Philip Jenkins, Ph.D.,

of Catholic Herald

The World Doesn’t Need Another Godless Republic in Catalan – Gerald Warner, CH
Is an Upset Looming in Australia’s ‘Same-sex Marriage’ Campaign – Mich. Cook, Mrctrnt
Faithful Catholics Really Should Party More – Shane Schaetzel, Catholic in the Ozarks
Stop Denying Science, Birth Control isn’t Necessary for Women’s Health – M. Duane
How to Fundraise Like a Catholic for a Catholic Organization – Brice Sokolowski, CF
Why Are You Already Celebrating Christmas? – Matthew Walther, The Week
U.N. Committee Says “Right to Life” Means a Right to Abortion – J. Abbamonte, LN
On the Future of ISIS – Fr. James V. Schall S.J., Crisis Magazine
Catholics Split on NFL National Anthem Demonstrations – Jonathan Liedl, NC Register
Canadian Doctors Face Questions Over Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia for Minors – CNA
Maximilian Kolbe, Saint of Auschwitz & Entrepreneurs? – Marc. Rzegocki, Trnstlntc Blg
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Feast of All-Souls’ Day A.D. 2017

Metairie Cemetery in New Orleans (Credit: Crisis Magazine)

The Vanishing Body and the Disappearing Cemetery

by John M. Grondelski, Ph.D.,

of Crisis Magazine

This Grieving Girl Witnessed Her Father Travel f/Purgatory to Heaven – Kosloski, Alet.
How to Pray the Ancient & Powerful Office of the Dead – Kevin Di Camillo, NC Register
Whatever Happened to Limbo? – Fr. Michael Kerper, Catholic Exchange
The Catholic Religion is the One That Takes Death Most Seriously – Fr. Cipolla, RCæli
The Basics about All-Souls’ Day – Regina Magazine
Why Denying Death is Not Illogical – Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture
Pray for the Dead, On All Souls Day and Every Day – Cari Donaldson, Catholic Exchange
Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed: Novena for Holy Souls – Liz Estler, CSD
Prayers For Our Dead – Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic
Hope Amidst Death – Scott Richert, Catholic Answers Magazine
Remembering All Souls Day – Fr. William Saunders, Catholic Exchange
Faith, Hope, and Love are Stronger than Death – Sheila Liaugminas, Mercatornet
Commemoration of All The Faithful Departed – Catholic Exchange
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