- Living for the city
- St. Patrick, The Shamrock and the Trinity
- Purification of spirit through fasting and almsgiving
- Prayer is the light of the soul
- When was the Last Supper?
- The Story of Garabandal - fifty years later
- Lenten Reflections from CATHOLICISM, Week 1 Part 1
- 'Sculpting' Our Souls During Lent: 3 Quotes from Ven. Fulton Sheen
- Saints Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, Archangels.
- The Miraculous Medal
Papal Prayer Intentions 2014
Join the Rosary for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
- Prayer is the light of the soul March 7, 2014
- Living for the city March 6, 2014
- Purification of spirit through fasting and almsgiving March 6, 2014
- Lenten Reflections from CATHOLICISM, Week 1 Part 1 March 6, 2014
- Lent 2014: Pierce Thou My Heart, Love Crucified March 5, 2014
- Ash Wednesday & Lent in Two Minutes March 5, 2014
- ‘Sculpting’ Our Souls During Lent: 3 Quotes from Ven. Fulton Sheen March 4, 2014
- A Reflection on ‘The Book of Job’ and Suffering March 3, 2014
- Lectio Divina: 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A March 2, 2014
- Analysis of a papal homily March 1, 2014
- Happy St David’s Day March 1, 2014
- School of the Annunciation: Centre for the New Evangelisation at Buckfast Abbey, Devon February 28, 2014
- Radiation February 27, 2014
- The Principle: Is Earth Really the Centre of the Universe? February 25, 2014
- Saint Polycarp: A Witness to Relics February 24, 2014
- Lectio Divina: 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A February 23, 2014
- Peter and the Keys of the Kingdom: Homily by Fr. Joachim, FFI February 22, 2014
- Prayers needed February 21, 2014
- What I Am: Roman Catholic February 21, 2014
- Cardinal Re: No Sacraments for the Remarried and Divorced February 20, 2014
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Category Archives: Church History
According to the Church, yesterday was the feast of Ss Cyril and Methodius. According to my 1938 edition of “Garden of the Soul”, my 1962 edition of “The Manual of Christian Prayer” and the rest of the whole world, yesterday … Continue reading
Franz von Rohden – Crucifixion The Herald reports that a work of art, hailed as a masterpiece by experts, was hung in a chapel at Ushaw until the 1970s, when it was put in cupboard (no doubt replaced by something … Continue reading
Painting of Ignatius of Antioch from the Menologion of Basil II (c. 1000 AD) Whenever I am asked (usually by people entertaining strange, silly ideas that Christianity and the Church are an artefact of Constantine the Great) how I can … Continue reading
Scenes from last year’s pilgrimage This Saturday, 19th October, is the Latin Mass Society’s Oxford Pilgrimage in honour of Oxford’s Catholic Martyrs. For more details please see Dr Shaw’s piece here.
St Wilfrid, as seen from the East Today is the feast of one of the greatest English saints, Wilfrid. To say that he lived a full and turbulent life is only the beginning.
From the Catholic Herald: The 32-year-old French Jesuit Jean de Brébeuf travelled to New France in North America in 1625. He worked with the Huron, an Iroquoian tribe famous for their ferocity, with whom the French settlers traded.
CP&S re-blog from 2010: I could never have anticipated the powerful mix of emotion and awe that gripped me as I stood in the doorway of the Auschwitz cell – that hallowed place of martyrdom in which Saint Maximilian Kolbe … Continue reading
Some of you enjoyed a film made by my son about the Dome of Home church in the Wirral. Here’s another he has made, this time about the oldest site of continuous Christian pilgrimage in Great Britain, St Winefride’s Well. … Continue reading
This is a short film my teenage son put together as a sort of personal tribute to our beloved Pope Emeritus.
This article was first published in 2011. by Joyfulpapist: http://joyfulpapist.wordpress.com/ Today is the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God, the World Day of Peace, and the first day of the calendar year in the West. The following reflection on Mary, Mother … Continue reading
This article was originally published in 2010: Herod was furious when he realised that he had been outwitted by the wise men, and in Bethlehem and its surrounding district he had all the male children killed who were two years … Continue reading