SATVRDAY LATE EDITION

The Death of Hope, The Recent Rise of Celebrity Suicides . . .my view on suicide is the traditional one, that absent insanity it is usually the coward’s way out.  Contemporary views on suicide, of course, would view that attitude

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FRIDAY EDITION

3 Prominent Catholics Discuss Their Same-Sex Attraction . . .“I believed I could find happiness there, & I couldn’t”. . . by Jim Graves, of the National Catholic Register Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast The Shroud’s Oscillating Man –

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THVRSDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Justice Clarence Thomas, the Rosary, & His First Homily as Priest . . .I love hearing a good story about the Rosary.  Here’s a great one, as told by Justice Clarence Thomas.  It’s part of an amazing & “unabashedly Catholic”

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THVRSDAY MORNING EDITION

Most Protestants Are No Longer Protestant . . .but do Protestants today even believe in these doctrines?  A fascinating pair of Pew surveys, marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, decided to find out by surveying large numbers of Protestants in the

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VVEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Groveling Only Leads the Church to Be a Laughingstock . . .craving approval isn’t evangelization. . . by George Weigel, of First Things Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast Fr. “Flakey” Pfleger’s Twitter Tirade & Armed Guard – Don.

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VVEDNESDAY MORNING EDITION

Let’s Lead, Not Be Led . . .a First Things Agenda for Public Life. . . by R.R. Reno, of First Things Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast A Shambolic Atheist Community Faces Some Tough Choices – Denyse O’Leary, Mrctrnt When

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TVESDAY EDITION

Viral Video: The Magical Birth Canal by Donald R. McClarey, J.D., of The American Catholic Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast The Transgender Hate Group Taking Aim at Women – Julian Vigo Ph.D., Public Discourse Must Clone Clarence Thomas:

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MONDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Baker Who Declined to Make Same-Sex Wedding Cake . . .the 7-2 decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission came Monday morning. . . from the Catholic News Agency & EWTN News via

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MONDAY MORNING EDITION

Woman Carried Out Priestly Duties in Diocese Led by an Opus Dei Bishop . . .it is probable that widespread Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and many Masses coram Sanctissimo preserved Austria from the Protestant revolt, or so I have been told.

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SVNDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

The 12 Tricks of the Anti-Christ to Steal Souls, According to the Venerable Fulton Sheen . . .first, Archbishop Sheen dispels myths about what the Anti-Christ will look like.  “The Anti-Christ will not be so called, otherwise he would have

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SVNDAY MORNING EDITION

Why Does Jesus Curse the Fig Tree? . . .the fig tree isn’t a moral agent.  It’s not self-aware.  & it’s not being punished.  Rather, the fig tree is an obvious reference to Israel’s spiritual sterility. . . by Joe

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SATVRDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Becoming True Men of Christ: Chastity & Seeing Others Through Christ’s Eyes . . .poverty may be the most radical call of the monastic religious vows, but chastity is the vow most under attack today. . . by Matthew B. Rose,

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SATVRDAY MORNING EDITION

Pro-Abortion Couple Complains to Bishop After Priest Says They May Not Get Married . . .a Northern Ireland couple is drumming up a slew of negative publicity against a priest who expressed concerns about marrying them because of their abortion

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FRIDAY LATE EDITION:

Before & After: St. Stephen the Martyr Church, Columbus, Ohio . . .it is often striking how, in a case like this, the more colourful & ornate chapel is often the more harmonious & orderly and as such, also the

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THVRSDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Hey, Southern Baptist Artist, the Tiber Swim Team is Calling! . . .you know it’s really a week when I have to defend a Baptist artist whose artwork was rejected because it looked too “Catholic”. . . from One Mad Mom

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THVRSDAY MORNING EDITION

Our Sad Decline in Priestly Vocations: Most Priests will Retire in A.D. 2015-2025 . . .I recently learned from Deacon Greg Kandra that Our Lady of Providence Seminary of the Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, has zero new seminarians. .

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VVEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Apostolic Nunciature in Bolivia Officially Stamped Reception of Notarized Documented Evidence & Testimonials of Bishop Toribio Ticona’s Alleged Common Law Wife & Offspring . . .Adelante la Fe has offered their own brief rebuttal of Bishop Toribio Ticona’s Denial. . . by Steve

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VVEDNESDAY MORNING EDITION

Anti-Catholic Cartoon Reveals the Spirit of the Recent Anti-Life Irish Referendum . . .a lay reader today alerted me to an opinion cartoon in The Sunday Independent in Ireland.  That sad, earthly-enslaved nation repealed by referendum the 8th amendment to their Constitution,

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TVESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

The Vatican is Asked to Confirm if Bolivian Cardinal-Elect Bishop Toribio Ticona is Married with Children . . .In response to reports that Bolivian Cardinal-Designate Bishop Toribio Ticona, 81, has a “wife” & “children,” Edward Pentin asked the Vatican to confirm

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TVESDAY MORNING EDITION

Use a Model Diocese to Produce an Over Abundance of Priestly Vocations . . .It seems like the question keeps coming up & yet there seems to be little to no response from our Bishops.  Every year since 1965, the

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MONDAY EDITION

The Amazing Humanities Department at an American Public University that was Shut Down After Too Many Students Converted to Catholicism . . .in the 1970s there used to be a humanities program at the University of Kansas that got shut

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SVNDAY EDITION

6 Reasons to be a Priest . . .just like his father before him, my oldest son entered seminary — & just like me, he didn’t stay.  I hope my other sons will give seminary a try also — &

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SATVRDAY EDITION

Why Is There Such Strong Hatred for the Church? . . .the world hates us to the degree that we are true Christians. . . by Monsignor Charles Pope, of Community in Mission Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast

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FRIDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Boom! The Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese Is Ordaining the Largest Class in Over 40 Years . . .Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend’s large priest ordination class part of a growing interest by young people in religious life. . . by

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FRIDAY MORNING EDITION

God’s Chat with the Devil; The Vision of Pope Leo XIII . . .while he was attending Mass in 1884 Pope Leo XIII reportedly had a vision & overheard a conversation between God & the devil, Satan. . . by

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THVRSDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

To the People of Ireland & the World . . .on May 25, A.D. 2018, a referendum will be held in Ireland on whether to repeal or retain the constitutional ban on abortion.  How the Irish decide to vote is

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THVRSDAY MORNING EDITION

Pope Francis on Same-Sex Attracted Seminarians to Italian Bishops Conference: This Bridge is Closed! . . .Pope Francis: “if you have also the slightest doubt it’s better not to let them (same-sex attracted seminarians) enter” — translated by Fr. Zed

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VVEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Bishops Accuse BBC of Bigotry After the Rees-Mogg Interview . . .they condemned an interview where the Catholic politician was repeatedly questioned on his faith. . . by Nick Hallett, of Catholic Herald Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast

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VVEDNESDAY MORNING EDITION

Pope’s Words about God Making Someone “Gay” . . .I am not going to accept the claim that that is what the Holy Father actually said.  Gratis asseritur. . . &, were he to have said that, that would do nothing in any

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TVESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Pope Laments Vocations ‘Hemorrhage,’ Wants ‘Clear Rules’ on Money . . .Francis told the bishops he wasn’t sharing these concerns to “beat you up,” but rather as points for further “dialogue & reflection.”  He also said he wanted to hear

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TVESDAY MORNING EDITION

‘Gay Doesn’t Matter’ Remark Continues ‘Shadow Magisterium’ . . .it would be better if comments reportedly made by the Pope in private remained in private, not splashed around the world by news media. . . by Father Raymond J. de

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MONDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Innocent Priests Also Suffered in the Abuse Crisis . . .Fr. Barry O’Sullivan speaks to six priests about the crushing blow the scandal had on them. . . by Francis Phillips, of Catholic Herald Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament –

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