Letting Jesus Reign in My Life

I wonder how many times a day Jesus shakes his head in dismay at how difficult I make things on myself by not allowing him to take the reins. ☩ Allison Gringas of Catholic Stand

Is God Alone Immortal?

4689 The Catechism teaches that “every spiritual soul is . . . immortal: it does not perish when it separates from the body at death, and it will be reunited with the body at the final resurrection” (366). ☩ Karlo Broussard of Catholic Answers Magazine

Mary:  Deified Human Hypostasis

Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. ☩ Guy McClung, J.D. Ph.D., of Catholic Stand

New Gradual Brings ‘Prayer Book English’ to the Mass

Catholic parishes that celebrate Masses in the Ordinary Form can boost their experience of sacral English or congregational chant with the Ordinariate’s new St. Peter Gradual from Newman House Press. ☩ Peter Jesserer Smith of National Catholic Register

The Resurrection of the Dead; Last Days: Quantum Logic, Cosmology

In an article in Quantum Cosmology and the Laws of Nature, a Russian mathematician, Andrej Grib, has speculated on how resurrection might follow from quantum mechanics. I’ll attempt to summarize some of his novel ideas about how quantum mechanics is to be interpreted, what that means in terms of cosmology, & finally, how it suggests the possibility of resurrection. ☩ Robert Kurland, Ph.D., of Catholic Stand

Gothic Revival from Altarworthy

A very fine example of a good "day to day" type of vestment that is both straightforward & yet also noble and beautiful. ☩ Shawn R. Tribe of Liturgical Arts Journal

Ground Rules When Dialoguing with Mormons

. . .The interaction reminded me of what most frustrates me in engaging in dialogue with Mormons. Below are two things I kindly, but strongly, request LDS members stop doing when trying to talk to Catholics about their faith. ☩ Casey Chalk of Crisis Magazine

Scented Candles Designed for Your Domestic Church

☩ David Clayton of New Liturgical Movement

Officers in the Cathedral Chapter of Rouen

☩ Aelredus Rievallensis of Canticum Salomonis