The New Year and New Hope

By Robert Moynihan In the confusion of recent weeks and months, with the virus, the riots, church closings, and the confusing US elections, many have felt overwhelmed. But the essential things remain, and still offer new hope. January 18, 2021, Feast of St. Prisca...

TV Picks 01.03.21

Pixabay The Church celebrates the Epiphany. Read the Whole Article at its Original Source

Home Video Picks & Passes 01.03.21

Public domain Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart and Frank Morgan star in ‘The Shop Around the Corner.’ Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Year of Saint Joseph: The Shadow of the Father

On this solemnity of Mary’s Divine Motherhood, it’s good also to be reminded of her husband’s quasi-divine Fatherhood, as we begin this ‘Year of Saint Joseph‘. I write ‘quasi’ – ‘as though’ – for how does one express the relation of Saint Joseph to his purported Son,...

No Mere Romance

The Finding of Jesus by William Holman Hunt, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery The Gospel Relates the Story of the Boy Jesus, at Once Prosaic and Unfathomable By Anthony Esolen People who say the Gospels are mere romances, C.S. Lewis once said, evidently do not know...

Pope Francis: With Mary's help, fill the new year with 'spiritual growth'

Vatican City, Jan 1, 2021 / 09:37 am (CNA).- The Virgin Mary’s motherly care encourages us to use our God-given time for building up the world and peace, not destroying it, Pope Francis said on New Year’s Day. “The reassuring and comforting gaze of the Holy Virgin is...

Holy Mary Mother of God and Mother of Me

I had a Southern Baptist friend who thought it was amusing, when visiting Catholic churches, to wave to the image of Mary and say, “Hi Mary!” Read the Whole Article at its Original...