This Lent, For All of Us, ‘Into Great Silence’

By K.V. Turley | During this period of confinement and lockdown, when we cannot go out, we have no choice but to go inward or go nowhere at all. There is a film that can help us with this — namely, Into Great… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

St. Agabus — He Took Paul’s Belt

By Theresa Doyle-Nelson | We [Paul and possibly Luke] had been there several days when a prophet named Agabus came down from Judea. He came up to us, took Paul’s belt, bound his own feet and hands with it, and said, “Thus says… Read the Whole Article at its...

Is Suicide, Even in War, Always Wrong?

By E. Christian Brugger | Q. I recently watched a show on the underground network in Czechoslovakia during World War II. The network provided its members with cyanide capsules should they be captured and tortured. Would the… Read the Whole Article at its...

6 Ideas for Improving Distance Learning and Homeschooling

By Susanna Spencer | “Parents have the first responsibility for the education of their children. They bear witness to this responsibility first by creating a home where tenderness, forgiveness, respect, fidelity, and… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Pro-abortion violence never takes a break

It is a well known fact the the pro-abortions are violent against pro-life people. It is also a well know fact that the police are no friends to pro-life people. If I had to ask myself why this is so, I would say the pro-aborts get their marching orders from leading...

Team of young Chicago priests answer the call to anoint COVID-19 patients

Chicago, Ill., Apr 8, 2020 / 04:33 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Chicago has assembled a team of 24 priest volunteers— all under age 60, and without pre-existing medical conditions— to administer sacramental anointing of the sick to Catholics with COVID-19 during the...

Cardinal Pell’s Acquittal Corrected Many Legal Errors

By Gerard V. Bradley | At just past 8pm Eastern time on Monday April 6 — 10 o’clock Tuesday morning in Australia — the Australian High Court unanimously acquitted George Cardinal Pell of sexually… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

How to Live Holy Week More Intensely Through Fasting and Feasting

By Solène Tadié | In several biblical episodes, Jesus describes the Kingdom of Heaven as a great banquet or wedding feast. Indeed, he couldn’t find a more universally evocative image to describe the abundance of divine love to… Read the Whole Article at its...

Palestrina’s Lamentations of Jeremiah

In this last day of Lent, Spy Wednesday, we may profit from another musical adaptation of the Lamentations of Jeremiah, in the style of the perfect art – ars perfecta – of Palestrina. All part of that incarnational liturgy, that by force of circumstances, we must...