Palestrina’s Salve, and Georgian Polyphony

As we are soon to say farewell to ‘Ordinary Time’, perhaps a rendition of Palestrina’s masterful rendition of the Salve Regina, first published in 1584, would be appropriate, the Marian antiphon for the season, before we transition – pardon the verb – to the Ave...

Quinquagesima Sunday

When I was a child, I spoke as child; I understood as a child, I thought as a child. But when I became a man, I put away the things of a child (1 Cor. 13:11). Read the Whole Article at its Original...

From Your Valentine, Cyril and Methodius

Saint Valentine’s day has become a kitsch celebration of red hearts and dark chocolate, behind which is the memorial of a rather obscure 3rd century martyr, who has been adopted as the patron saint of lovers and would-be lovers.  Many legends have grown up around him,...

If the Son Sets You Free, You Will Be Free Indeed

Jean-Marie Melchior Doze, “Jesus Healing the Leper,” 1864 SCRIPTURES & ART: Jean-Marie Melchior Doze’s painting shows real liberation theology — a man truly poor is set free by Jesus Christ. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Daily Rome Shot 77

Photo by Bree Dail. Read the Whole Article at its Original Source

Matchmaking Amid Pandemic: Catholic Dating Apps

Modern means offer singles who are looking to marry new ways of meeting and dating. Singles weigh in on the success and challenges of using modern technology to find love and marry. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Top Ten 2020 #6: Professor Jane Adolphe

   Sunday, February 14, 2021 Feast of St. Valentine (early 200s to AD 269 or 270), Patron of Love, Young People, Happy Marriages     St. Valentine, officially known as St. Valentine of Rome, is a third-century Roman saint widely celebrated on February 14 and commonly...