Mont Saint Michel (Credit: Flickr via ‘my favorite catholic things’ blog)

Monastic Life at Mont Saint Michel

. . .Mont Saint Michel is an 8th-century fortress on the coast of Normandy that has long been associated with a mystical presence of Christ & the Archangel for whom it is named. After centuries of spiritual neglect, a spiritual renaissance is taking place on the tidal island again. . .

by Carrie Gress, Ph.D.,

of my favorite catholic things blog

7 Biblical Facts About Temptation That Will Boggle Your Mind – Laura Hensley, epicPew
Stunning Renovation of Corpus Christi in London – J.P. Sonnen, Liturgical Arts Journal
Four Things to Remember When You’re Suffering – Jeannie Ewing, Catholic Exchange
The Case for Sunday Confessions – R. Jared Staudt, National Catholic Register
Sundays are a Whole Day for God, Not Just an Hour – Fr. Bill Peckman, ChurchPop
The Ancient Origin of the Hand Gestures in Iconography – Billy Ryan, uCatholic
Evidence for Historical Isaiah Announced by Archaeologists – Stephen Beale, NC Rgstr
The Power of Silence – T.J. Burdick, uCatholic
Fr. Faber on Unhappiness – Rick Yoder, The Amish Catholic
Portable Altars & Roadside Shrines – Peter A. Kwasniewski Ph.D., New Liturgical Mvmnt
A Glossary of Basic Liturgical Terms – Ælredus Rievallensis, Canticum Salomonis
New ICEL Translations in England & Wales for the Chrism Mass – Matthew Hazell, NLM
Archbishop Fénelon on the Return to God – Rick Yoder, The Amish Catholic
Lent Lasts for 40 Days. . . Have You Ever Wondered Why? – Billy Ryan, uCatholic
Want to Obtain Happiness This Lent? Harness Your Passions – Chloe Langr, epicPew
A History of the 40 Hours Devotion, by Henri de Villiers – Ælredus Rievallensis
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