The annual Good Friday procession of the dead Christ in Norcia, past our broken walls, given a special significance this year. (Pics thanks to Emanuele Persiani at ABC Online) On Holy Thursday, it is the custom in Rome to visit the “Sepolcri,” the altars of
Of your charity, please pray for the repose of the soul of my dear friend and mentor, Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro, whose kindness, good cheer, and deep faith combined with a boundless energy, made him one of the great men of the Church in our troubled
One of the things I always have trouble with in my own prayer life is mixing up the Sorrowful Mysteries with the Stations of the Cross. Mostly I guess it just shows that I don’t do either often enough. The scourging at the pillar is
Look at this pic for a moment: People who don’t think about things much, might look at this photo and think, “Well, they’re praying. And since the Church assures us that Muslims and Christians worship the same God, I guess it’s more or less OK.
Credit where it’s due: the normally-bonkers Novusordowatch gives an uncharacteristically sober analysis of the latest outrage. Bergoglio blasphemes again: Jesus Christ “made Himself the Devil”! But really, how hard can it be with the bar this low, to ask that the pope not call
I’ve just been having a very interesting read of an encyclical of Leo XIII that even most traditionalists have never heard of. “Longinqua Oceani” was addressed to the American Catholic Church in 1895. It proposed something that to modern ears would sound outrageous… even traditionalist
A lot of people are looking for a safe place to hide. But that’s not what St. Benedict did. And it’s not what the Norcia monks are doing. Maybe it’s time to take the adventure we’re sent… ~ Well, that’s done. I move to the