Tag Archives: Catholic Teaching

Practicing Catholics without the faith

Phil Lawler at Catholic Culture: When I was in graduate school, during one of those long late-night conversations, I asked what I thought was a rhetorical question: “If someone doesn’t believe what the Catholic Church teaches, why would he keep … Continue reading

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Sunday readings and reflections

Book of Zechariah 9: 9-10 Thus says the LORD: Rejoice heartily, O daughter Zion, shout for joy, O daughter Jerusalem! See, your king shall come to you; a just savior is he, Meek, and riding on an ass, on a colt, … Continue reading

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Sunday readings and reflections

2nd book of Kings 4: 8-11, 14-16a One day Elisha came to Shunem, where there was a woman of influence, who urged him to dine with her. Afterward, whenever he passed by, he used to stop there to dine. So she … Continue reading

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Sunday readings and reflections

Today is the feast day of Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591), patron saint of young students and also of plague victims. Book of Jeremiah 20: 10-13 I hear the whisperings of many: “Terror on every side! Denounce! let us denounce him!” All … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Former Freemason Officer, Converted to Catholicism

    From the National Catholic Register: In his youth, Serge Abad Gallardo joined Freemasonry with the conviction he could contribute to make the world a better place. He turned 24 years later to Christ, convinced he had been serving … Continue reading

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Michael Voris responds to Bishop Barron’s call for censorship of Catholic Social Media

Over at Mark Lambert’s blog:  “US Bishops will tell you what you can read”   

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ASK FATHER: Is cooking on Sunday a sin?

 Fr. Z’s replies to a reader’s question on his blog: QUAERITUR: I saw someone say that cooking on Sunday violates the third commandment and food for Sunday must be made before Sunday. Is this true ? No. As much as … Continue reading

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Veiling: Resting in my Husband’s Headship

Introduction to Veiling For 2,000 years, Catholic women have veiled themselves before entering a church or any time they are in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament (e.g., during sick calls). It was written into the 1917 Code of Canon … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke Launches His Own Personal Website

By Edward Pentin at the National Catholic Register: Cardinal Raymond Burke has launched his own personal website where people can send him special prayer intentions, and which he intends to use to uphold the Church’s teaching and discipline. The patron of the … Continue reading

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Failing to preach Humanae Vitae has destroyed marriages and endangered children

By Rick Fitzgibbons on Life Site News In the Church’s ministry to Catholic families, marriages, and children, a major goal should be protection from the severe trauma of divorce, as well as assisting those traumatized by divorce. The divorce plague has … Continue reading

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Bishop Mark Davies: Assisted Suicide Bill Will Put Lives of Many Vulnerable People at Risk

From zenit.0rg: Legislation Proposes Licensing Doctors to Supply Lethal Drugs to Those With Less Than Six Months to Live An English bishop has warned that a bill to legalise assisted suicide may inadvertently lead to the deaths of large numbers … Continue reading

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Bishop Athanasius Schneider: ‘We are in the fourth great crisis of the Church’

By Sarah Atkinson, Catholic Herald online: Liberals, collaborating with the “new paganism”, are driving the Catholic Church towards a split, according to Bishop Athanasius Schneider, the liturgical specialist who is carrying on a rearguard fight against “abuses” in the Church. … Continue reading

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What’s Behind the UN Attack on the Church? | Crisis Magazine

Thanks to Crisis Magazine again for publishing the further insights of Dr Anne Hendershott (Professor of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio) into the recent behaviour of a certain committee of the United Nations, which, it … Continue reading

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Damien Hirst’s latest work praised by pro-life workers

photo credit: Dawn Gibson From Independent Catholic News: Pro-life campaigners have welcomed a new work in the Qatari capital Doha, by the controversial artist Damien Hirst, entitled: ‘The Miraculous Journey’ , which depict the development of a human being from the fertilisation … Continue reading

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How to overcome anxiety

By Fr Michael Najim at Catholic Spiritual Direction: Anxiety robs us of inner peace. Nothing good comes of it. Anxiety causes restless days, sleepless nights, and even affects our health. So if nothing good comes from anxiety, why do we allow … Continue reading

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