The Physical, Salvation, and the Need for the Sacraments

By John Grondelski | Dominican Father Dominic Langevin penned a thoughtful piece over at First Things, explaining It’s quite timely, America’s bishops having decided to lock down the country’s churches and “feed their sheep”… Read the Whole Article at its...

Learn How (and Why) to Make a Spiritual Communion

By Angelo Stagnaro | Those who laud scientific advancement as the sine qua non of human civilization should take note of how easily the most industrial and scientifically advanced nations in the history of humanity were brought… Read the Whole Article at its...

Why Do We Pray?

By Mary C. Tillotson | Nearly everyone in my social media feeds is sharing coronavirus-related memes and articles with varying levels of anxiety, poignance and humor. But some, I imagine, are… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Supreme Court takes pass on Washington archdiocese bus case

Washington D.C., Apr 7, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the Archdiocese of Washington’s appeal to place religious ads on public transit in Washington, D.C. The denial leaves in place the D.C. Circuit Court’s 2018 ruling against the...

The Only Reasonable Verdict Against Cardinal Pell Was Acquittal

By Father Raymond J. de Souza | The unanimous decision by Australia’s High Court — equivalent to the Supreme Court — to quash the convictions of Cardinal George Pell is momentous for both… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

April 7: Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts on Great Tuesday

LITURGY OF THE PRESANCTIFIED GIFTS At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. How shall I enter the splendour of your saints,* because of my unworthiness?* If I dare to enter into Your bridal chamber,* my garment shall...

Brief Reflections: HOLY WEEK & EASTER SERVICES (ENG/UKR)

Saturday, April 4, 2020 LAZARUS SATURDAY The Great Fast (40 days) ends on Friday, April 3. Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday form a short and joyous prelude to the days of grief which will follow. Bethany is the place where Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead and...