Day: December 13, 2018

THVRSDAY EDITION

St. Mary Christmas (Credit: Roman Catholic Man)

This is a Novus Ordo, the Vision Will Not Disappoint

. . .this photo was taken four years ago.  It was our first Christmas with the Communion rail. . .

by Father Richard Heilmann,

of Roman Catholic Man

Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast
An Innocent Bishop Acquitted, Did Anyone Notice? – Michael Cook, Mercatornet
So Fun! Watch These Two Nuns Take Each Other Down in Epic Snowball Fight! – ChurchPOP
Why a Major Story in Australia Isn’t Being Reported – Charles Collins, Crux
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport Appoints a Laywoman To Lead a Parish – Crux
Options Emerge for Handling the ‘Other Sexual-Abuse Crisis’ – Ed Condon J.C.L., NC Register
Reports of Cardinal Pell Guilty Verdict Emerge, Despite Gag Order – E. Condon J.C.L., NCRgstr
Under Attack, the Eucharist Needs Defenders – Tom Hoopes, Aleteia
Millions Will Visit a Church at Christmas, Tips To Make Sure They Come Back! – Catholic Link
Deliver Me, Jesus: The Litany Of Humility – Jessica Fahy, Catholic Exchange
Are You a Teacher? Try This Litany of Fortitude Asking for Strength Thru the School Day – CP
To Rekindle Our Amazement – Bishop Joseph E. Strickland, Catholic East Texas
On My Homestead, Advent is Thick & Heavy in Nature – Jason Craig, Catholic Exchange
Make the Sign of the Cross & Start Your Day Right – Pamela Mandela, Catholic Stand
Are Moral Absolutes Unfair to Individuals in Difficult Cases? – Marie Tejklova, Crisis Magazine
Video: Why Does Good Liturgy Matter – Brian Holdsworth, uCatholic
Kindness – Nicholas Lye, Ignitum Today
Irish Midwives & Nurses Join Doctors in Abortion Bill Protest – CNA via The CWR
Making a Plan for Advent – Joannie Watson, Integrated Catholic Life™
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THVRSDAY CIVILIZATION VVATCH EDITION

Secular Apocalypto (Credit: Evgeniiy Voytik of Shutterstock via The American Conservative)

The Culture War Neutron Bomb

. . .Ross Douthat recently wrote that Aldous Huxley was the real prophet who foresaw what we’ve become: a society of tech-addled wankers. . .

by Rod Dreher,

Aztecs, Human Sacrifice & the Catholic Faith – Steve Ray, Defenders of the Catholic Faith
A Stunning New Exhibit about Armenia Illuminates the World’s First Christian Nation – CJ
Rome’s Catacombs Witness to the Catholic Faith of the Early Church – Stephen Beale, Aleteia
Helping the Poles Throw Off Moscow’s Yoke – Seth G. Jones, Law and Liberty
Can America Become a Christian Society Again? – Thomas Ascik, The Imaginative. . .
Religion Declining in Importance for Many Americans, Especially for Millennials – Jana Riess
Why Catholics Should Sympathize with Nationalism – James Kalb, Crisis Magazine
U.K.’s Aging Issues – Marcus Roberts, Mercatornet
Will White House Sacrifice Thousands of Christians in Syria, To Appease Turks? – The Stream
China’s Regional Demographics – Marcus Roberts, Mercatornet
Syria & the Unintended Effects of Toppling Evil Tyrants in the Middle East – Mercatornet
Note: A new post is published daily at 12:01 am U.S. Central Time

THVRSDAY ANGLICAN ORDINARIATE EDITION

Divine Worship Mass at Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church in San Antonio, Texas (Credit: Complete Christianity)

Support the Anglican Patrimony Within the Catholic Church

. . .a number of Catholics have asked me if there are traditional, orthodox, & reverent societies that celebrate the Holy Mass in English.  The answer, of course, is yes! . . .

by Shane Schaetzel,

of Complete Christianity

A Warning from the Anglican Communion – The Anglicanorum Coetibus Society Blog
Breathtaking Digital Recreation of 17th-Century London Won 1st Prize – J-P Mauro, Aleteia
God Created Them Man & Woman, the Church of England Knew Better – Mat. Archbold, CMR
As a Historically Black Episcopal Church Closes, Others Face Strong Headwinds – Y. Shimron
Elsewhere: An Anglo-Catholic Designer You Should Know – Rick Yoder, The Amish Catholic
Church of England Transgender ‘Confirmation’ – Rod Dreher, The American Conservative
I’m Grateful for the Hurdles the Catholic Church Placed for Me to Enter as an Anglican – TACS
Anglican & Catholic? – Charles A. Coulombe, The Anglicanorum Cœtibus Society Blog
The Journey Home Features “Anglican Ordinariate” Member – Deborah Gyapong, TACS
Coleridges & Billabongs – Fr. John Hunwicke, Fr Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment
Two New Chant Projects for the Ordinariates – Steven Rabanal, The Acolyte’s Toolbox
George Bush, Global Leader, & Episcopalian – Mark Tooley, Providence
Ordinariate Events in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania & Louisville, Kentucky – New Liturgical Mvmnt
A Day in a Life of a Hospital Chaplain – Deborah Gyapong, The Anglicanorum Coetibus Society
Professor Feulner Receives a Second Knighthood for Work With Catholic Church – TACS
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THVRSDAY GOD & CAESAR EDITION

(Screenshot The Federalist)

Democrat Representative Ted Lieu: ‘I Would Love’ To Regulate Speech

. . .“I would love to be able to regulate the content of speech,” Lieu said.  “The First Amendment prevents me from doing so & that’s simply a function of the First Amendment”. . .

by Bre Payton,

of The Federalist

Local Catholic Hopeful Abortion Gone After Kavanaugh Sides w/Planned Parenthood (Satire)
Inside Amazon – Dan Hitchens, First Things
Fighting the Dehumanizing Democrats Since 1854 – Fr. Richard Heilmann, Roman Cthlc Man
Medical Expert Confirms Unborn Children Feel Excruciating Pain During Abortions – Lif News
Green Madness – Jerry Weinberger, City Journal
The Conundrum of Progressivism – James Kalb, Crisis Magazine
Catholic Elected as Leader of Germany’s Largest Party – CNA via The Catholic World Report
What Does it Mean to Fight for Your Faith in a Secular Culture? – Ted Flynn, Signs & Wonders
Can There Be a Moderate Feminism? – Scott Yenor Ph.D., Public Discourse
Conservative Democracy – Yoram Hazony, First Things
What Socialism Owes Christianity – David Byrne, Crisis Magazine
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