Day: December 24, 2014

CHRISTMAS EVE EXTRA

 

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With Pope Francis

via The National Catholic Register

 

Murillo Adoration of the Shepherds Square Pic  Learning from the Shepherds at Midnight Mass

  by Fr. Roger J. Landry

  of The Integrated Catholic Life™

 

The ExpectationDaniel Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction
Preparing a Room for Christ – Michelle Fritz, Catholic Stand
Venite Adoremus, Dominum! – Carl E. Olson, The Cthlc World Report
Veni Veni – Thomas L. McDonald, God and the Machine
Review: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols – Mark Nowakowski
Feast Day of St. Adam and St. Eve – Saint Etheldreda’s Place
The Nativity of Christ: Its Historic Reality – Fr. James V. Schall SJ
Messianic Prophecies: Isaiah 40: 1-5 – Donald R. McClarey JD, TACth
11 Unlikely Carollers – Ryan Mayer, Epic Pew
A Real-Life “Wonderful Life” Story – Dcn. Kurt Godfryd, Aleteia∝
Family and Marriage – BigPulpit.com (12-22-14)
For the TUESDAY BYZANTINE EDITION (12-23-14) click here.

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Catholic Priest Collar Wide PicTough Love about the Priest Shortage

by Father John Zuhlsdorf

of Fr. Z’s Blog

 

Pope Francis Smiling to the Left Square Pic  Front Row With Francis:

  The Domestic Church

  by Carlos X of Catholic Lane

 

Wreckovation in London Square Pic  What Priest Thought It Good to Whitewash,

  Trash Statues & Tear Out Altars?

  via Fr. Z’s Blog

 

Persecuted Christians: Their Struggle Is Also OursRachel Lu
God & an Extra 30 Minutes of Your Time? – Fr. Robert McTeigue SJ
Readings for Christmas Mass at Midnight – Michael Barber, TSP
A Paragon of Lit’l Trad’n & Unintended Effects – Msgr. Charles Pope
Law and Order in the Spotlight – Peter Jesserer Smith, The Register
Something New Under the Sun? – Bob Drury, Catholic Stand
Church Faces Immigration Challenge with New Congress – Pt. J. Smith
Movie Review: ‘Unbroken’ – Steven D. Greydanus, The Register
Watch: Midnight Christmas Mass @ Vatican w/ Pope Francis – ChPOP
Family and Marriage – BigPulpit.com (12-22-14)
For the TUESDAY BYZANTINE EDITION (12-23-14) click here.
For the CHRISTMAS EVE EDITION (12-24-14) click here.
For the MONDAY MORNING EDITION (1-5-15) click here.
For the MONDAY AFTERNOON EDITION (1-5-15) click here.
For the TUESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION (1-6-15) click here.

CHRISTMAS EVE EDITION

“The Mystery of His Nativity”

by Father James V. Schall, SJ,

of The Catholic World Report

 

A Short Christmas Story   A Short Christmas Story

  by Steve Robinson

  of Epic Pew

 

 

Pope Francis Smiling and Waving Square Pic  Watching “A Christmas Carol”

  with Pope Francis

  by Nick Alexander

 

Christmas, Xmas & Yuletide: 5 Things to Know & Share – Jimmy Akin
Mary & the Love that Casts out Fear – Megan Twomey, Ignitum Tdy
The Lord is Coming; Take Him to Your Heart – Anthony Lilles, CSD
Why Is Christmas a Nighttime Event? – Msgr. Charles Pope
The Trial of Joseph – Daniel Burke, Catholic Spiritual Direction
Loneliness & Christmas Enchantment – Joe Bissonnette, Crisis Mgzn
How Salvation Is Like Marriage – Victor Ajluni MD, Catholic Stand
G. K. Chesterton & Santa Claus – Catherine Harmon, The CWR Blog
Victory Over the War on Christmas – Shane Schaetzel, FIChM
Family and Marriage – BigPulpit.com (12-22-14)
For the TUESDAY BYZANTINE EDITION (12-23-14) click here.
For the WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION (12-24-14) click here.

WEDNESDAY MORNING EDITION

Bishop CupichWhich American Archbishops, If Any, Will

Receive Red Hats at the February Conclave?

by Phil Lawler

of Catholic Culture

 

Pope Francis Smiling to the Left Square Pic  For Pope Francis, 2015 Will be a Big Year

  by Austen Ivereigh

  of OSV Newsweekly

 

Nashville Dominican Nuns  Why Nuns Should Wear Habits

  by Matthew Schmitz

  of First Things

 

Free Will and the Problem of God’s Grace – Bob Kurland, Cthlc Stand
Pope Francis the Economist – Michael Severance, The Cth Wrld Rprt
Do Catholics Pray “Vain Repetitions?” – Tim Staples, Cthlc Answers
The Problem with ‘Contemporary Catholicism’ – Fr. Z’s Blog
No Freedom of Speech in U.S. Catholic Higher Ed. – The Motley Monk
What Some Liturgists Don’t Know about Latin Word Order – Ostrowski
Knights of Columbus Under Attack – Kathy Schiffer, SoG
The Magisterium of The Now – Patrick Archbold, The Register
The Loss of The Normal – Saint Etheldreda’s Place
Family and Marriage – BigPulpit.com (12-22-14)
For the TUESDAY BYZANTINE EDITION (12-23-14) click here.
For the MONDAY MORNING EDITION (12-29-14) click here.
For the MONDAY AFTERNOON EDITION (12-29-14) click here.
For the WEDNESDAY EDITION (12-31-14) click here.
For the THURSDAY EDITION (1-1-15) click here.
For the FRIDAY EVENING EDITION (1-2-15) click here.