Day: October 31, 2018

VVEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Marc Cardinal Ouellet Waving (Credit: Fr. Dwight Longenecker)

Marc Cardinal Ouellet: Church Needs to Fight “Extreme Masculinity”

. . .the sight of Catholic cardinals scrambling over themselves to chase the spirit of the age is not only disconcerting–its ridiculous & sad. . .

by Father Dwight Longenecker

Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast
Music for the Holy Souls – Fr. George W. Rutler Th.D. Ph.D., Crisis Magazine
The Smoke of Satan Enters from the West at Our Invitation – D. Clayton, New Liturgical Movement
The Letter: One Year Later – Fr. Thomas G. Weinandy O.F.M. Cap., The Catholic Thing
New Abbey Church of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of the Apostles
The Sexual State & the Origins of Elite Ideology – Rob Marco, Catholic Stand
From White Supremacy to Black Power, to Islam, & then to Catholicism – Steve Ray, Catholics. . .
Playing With Fire? The Rise of the Neo-Pagans – K.V. Turley, National Catholic Register
Holy Day of Choice? – Ben Butera, The American Catholic
Why Is This Astonishing Saint Known As “The Spooky Saint”? – Becky Roach, Catholic Link
Study: Enjoying Candy Corn a Spiritual Defect (Warning: Satire) – Eye of the Tiber
Psychics, Reality T.V. Mediums, & Palm Reading – Brother Isidore Rice O.P., Dominicana
India: Blind Christian Couple Stripped & Beaten, 6-Year-Old Son Saw It All – K.V. Turley
The Origins of Halloween & All Saints Day – Fr. William Saunders, Catholic Exchange
What the Saints Thought About Ghosts – Tom McDonald, Catholic Exchange
St. Wolfgang & the Church the Devil Built – Sean Fitzpatrick, Catholic Exchange
Holiness & All Saints – Marcellino D’Ambrosio Ph.D., Integrated Catholic Life™
Keeping in Touch with Death – Sean Fitzpatrick, Crisis Magazine
Ortega Targets Nicaraguan Bishop for Allegedly Backing a Coup – Inés San Martín, Crux
Note: A new post is published daily at 12:01 am U.S. Central Time

VVEDNESDAY MORNING EDITION

Professor Thomas Pink (Credit: Screen Shot from YouTube via NC Register)

Why Catholic Teaching is ‘Increasingly Embarrassing‘ to Church Leaders; Part II

. . .“the fundamental point to make is this:  we have an official theology that no longer treats the unconverted nature of the world as living under the dominion of the devil, & so inevitably in a state of spiritual war against Christ & His Church”. . .

by Edward Pentin

of the National Catholic Register

Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast
Philip Rivers Explains Favorite Catholic Latin Motto on ESPN – ChurchPOP
Babe Ruth’s Conversion Story & Little-Known Sacramental Took to His Grave – ChrchPOP
Disagreement, Discrimination, & Polarization: Ruth Bader Ginsburg – S.D. Smith J.D.
Church’s Teachings on Life Brought These 11 Converts to God – Th. Z. Williams, epicPew
Josef Mengele Escaped to Argentina & Became an Abortionist – M. Archbold, NC Register
Life Lessons Learned from Hollywood’s Golden Age – Anthony M. Esolen Ph.D., Crisis
Eucharistic Miracles: Faith is Not Humbled by Science – Francesca Merlo, Vatican News
33 Days to Becoming a Saint – Suzie Andres, Catholic Exchange
Survey: 88% of Evangelicals Consider Eating Chick-fil-a a Form of TithingSatire – EOTT
Thomas Aquinas & the Power of Pure Prayer – Kevin Yost Ph.D., Catholic Exchange
‘God has become My Light’ a Chinese Teen’s Conversion Story – CNS via The CWR
Why Reproductions are Legitimate Art – David Clayton, New Liturgical Movement
Restoring Sacred Architecture Will Reaffirm Theological Truth – Erik Bootsma, Crisis
Church Triumphant: 10 Insights Into the Saints – Fr. Ed Broom O.M.V., Catholic Exchange
Why Homeschooling is Great for Socialization – Fr. Michael Rennier, Aleteia
Biblical Support for Mary’s Immaculate Conception – Dave Armstrong, NC Register
The Contradiction of “Pro-Choice but Not Pro-Abortion” – Integrated Catholic Life™
Note: A new post is published daily at 12:01 am U.S. Central Time

VVEDNESDAY SCARY EDITION

Catholic University of America (Credit: Crisis Magazine)

Crisis at Catholic University of America

. . .it’s a shocking & ultimately sad story:  The Catholic University of America has summarily suspended William Rainford, dean of its school of social work, simply for tweeting his disbelief in. . .Julie Swetnick, the least believable of the three women who emerged during the last days of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s protracted confirmation hearing to accuse him of decades-old sexual wrongdoing. . .

by Charlotte Allen,

of First Things

Hexes & Curses Reveal Need for Spiritual Vigilance – Patti M. Armstrong, NC Register
How Churches Commit Institutional Suicide – David Carlin, The Catholic Thing
Pope Francis Meets With Carrot Top (Warning: Satire) – Eye of the Tiber
Fornication is a Serious Sin that Can Exclude Us From Heaven – Msgr. Charles Pope
A Church Drowning in Sentimentalism – Samuel Gregg D.Phil., The Catholic World Report
Eerie Messages from the Dead at the Museum of the Souls of Purgatory – Aleteia
The Ghost of the Colonial Boy – Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Human Remains Discovered Near Apostolic Nunciature to Italy – Ch. Altieri, The CWR
Anti-Religious Freedom Grants Target Georgia, Florida, New Mexico, Texas – The CWR
Narco-Saints: Santa Muerte – The American Catholic
Why This Religious Sister Wants You to Think about Your Death – The CWR
St. Teresa of Avila’s Horrifying Encounters with the Devil – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
Mystic, Stigmatist, Visionary, & Victim of the Demonic: Bl. Ma. Bolognesi – L. Peterson
Exorcism & the Supernatural in The Catholic Church – uCatholic
Exorcism in Britain Today – K.V. Turley, Crisis Magazine
Are Spells Real? Do They Actually Work? – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
Can Halloween be Christianized Again? – John Horvat II, Crisis Magazine
Why Do Catholics Celebrate Day of the Dead? – Katherine Ruddy, Aleteia
Horoscopes: Gateway to the Occult? – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
Note: A new post is published daily at 12:01 am U.S. Central Time