Day: March 10, 2019

SVNDAY EDITION

Grace & Perseverance

The Difference Perseverance Makes ☩ Christian Daru of Catholic Stand

The Catholic Ordinariate for Anglicans is Growing

Three or four queries a week ☩ Deborah Gyapong of The Anglicanorum Coetibus Society

Is There a Better Time to Pray the Family Rosary?

The Rosary is the special prayer that can be said any time, in any place, aloud or in our heart, and essential for the future of Catholicism in our nation. ☩ Mary Kay Clark, Ph.D., Seton Magazine

Managing Suffering In Your Life

Suffering is part of life, but how we approach it, understand it and deal with it determines how it all ends in many instances. ☩ Edward Monti of Catholic Stand

Forty Days of Lent & the Temptation of Christ

Why Lent has forty days, the meaning of the number 40 in the Old and New Testaments, and the meaning of the fasting and temptation of Jesus Christ in the Desert ☩ Marcellino D'Ambrosio, Ph.D., of Integrated Catholic Life™

Strive For Balance In Your Spiritual Life

☩ Fr. Basil W. Maturin of Catholic Exchange

Why Are Dust & Ashes Proud?

☩ Richard Van Kirk of Catholic Stand

Guéranger on the Neo-Gallican Reforms & the Sacred Arts

Today we present a chapter from Prosper Guéranger’s Institutions Liturgiques, wherein he attacks the artistic decadence of the Gallican Church, contrasting it with the sobriety and universality of the Roman rite. ☩ Notkerus Balbulus of Canticum Salomonis

Vatican II Saint Peter's Basilica

How do we make sense of the aftermath of Vatican II? This book is a clear guide

Philip Trower's style is delightfully informal and accessible to the lay reader ☩ Francis Phillips of Catholic Herald

The Oratory of the Forty Martyrs in the Roman Forum

March 9th is the original day for the feast of the Forty Martyrs, who were killed at Sebaste in Armenia under the Roman Emperor Licinius, around 320 AD. ☩ Gregory DiPippo of New Liturgical Movement

Bipolar Disorder & Promises to Theresa

A teen diagnosis of bipolar creates quite a volatile ‘coming of age’. When young Theresa, the main character in the novel Promises to Theresa by Marianne Komek, exhibits the first symptoms of bipolar, she dismisses them as simply the result of too many responsibilities. . . ☩ Birgit Jones of Catholic Stand