Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Cardinal Burke to Be Exiled to Malta?


If this article is true, there may be a big divide coming in the U.S. Catholic community. Cardinal Raymond Burke is a favorite of many  American "traditional" Catholics.  He seems to have gotten on the wrong side of Pope Francis and those in charge.

Exile to Malta for Cardinal Burke

Fr. Z's Take

A New Site for Catholic News Junkies

 A Man with a Plan: Tito Edwards Launches Chronica

The founder of Big Pulpit introduces a second site for Catholic news junkies.

By Kathy Schiffer

Monday, September 15, 2014

Fr. Pacwa's Unique Rosary

Fr. Dwight Longenecker is visiting the EWTN studio this week, and shared some time with Fr. Mitch Pacwa, who showed him his unique 'spiritual combat' rosary made from .22 bullets. Look out Satan!
(photo by Fr. Longenecker)

The Lord’s Prayer as A Spiritual Weapon


 The Lord’s Prayer as A Spiritual Weapon

Drill Sergeant Wanted ~ Fr. Dwight Longenecker

"It never ceases to amaze me how soft and spineless we are when it comes to our Catholic faith."

by Father Dwight Longenecker

Drill Sergeant Wanted

Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows


Our Lady of Sorrows

Sunday, September 14, 2014

United to Christ's Cross


"There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who look at the Cross and shake their fist, and those who are united to Christ on the Cross."
~ Venerable Fulton J.Sheen

The Cross is planted in the earth and would seem to extend its roots in human malice, but it reaches up, pointing as it were to the heavens, pointing to the goodness of God. By means of the Cross of Christ, the Evil One has been defeated, death is overcome, life is given to us, hope is restored, and light is imparted.
~ Pope Saint John Paul II

Saturday, September 13, 2014

What Luke-warm Catholicism Has Wrought

New York City skyscrapers lit with crosses for Easter March 29 1956

This photo was from March 1956, New York City skyscrapers were lit with crosses for Easter.

Can you imagine this happening today, less than 60 years later?
It would never be allowed!

What we stand for, and what we stand up for, does make a huge difference! Stand up for the Cross. Stand up for Christ.

Stand up for true Catholicism, not watered down or luke-warm, but true, and unchangeable Catholicism.

Catholics in America will – and do – suffer for ‘swimming against the tide’


"Faithful Catholics will face increasing difficulties in American society as public life becomes more dominated by another “religion” that marginalizes the Church and imposes its own morality, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago has written."

Catholics in America will – and do – suffer for ‘swimming against the tide’

St. John Chrysostom Quotes


“I have taken you in my arms, and I love you
and I prefer you to my life itself.
For the present life is nothing, and my most ardent dream is to spend it with you in such a way that we may be assured of not being separated in the life reserved for us..Heaven.
I place your love above all things, and nothing would be more bitter or painful to me than to be of a different mind than you..”
~ Saint John Chrysostom
(on what a young husband should say to his bride)

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Justice United with Love and Mercy, Fr. Mitch Pacwa 9/11/2014

Father Mitch Pacwa always delivers wonderful homilies, but today's homily was beyond wonderful! Today he spoke about our current situation with terrorism. A most appropriate talk for 9/11 in America, but it was much more. This was an inspired homily and it is one every Christian must hear, take to heart and act upon, with the help of God.

Sacramental Marriage: Light in the Darkness


 "Sacramental marriages are born of God’s light and contribute inestimable good in the world. Marriage threatens the kingdom of darkness because it mirrors Trinitarian life and builds up the kingdom of God."

Sacramental Marriage: Light in the Darkness

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Saints Books

BVM - Saints
holy books and extracts for the soul

Pray for Peace with EWTN

Thursday is the 13th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks against the United States. The Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word will lead a “Televised Rosary for Peace in the World” at 9:05 a.m. ET, following the 8 a.m. ET televised Mass on Thursday. If you reside in Birmingham, please join us at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel on EWTN’s Irondale, Ala. campus. If not, please join us on TV or the web to pray for peace in the world, peace in the hearts of men and women everywhere, and concord among all nations.

Find EWTN at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Link up to the NEW Catholic Bloggers Community Blog Call! ~ Catholic Bloggers Network


If you have a Catholic Blog, add it to Catholic Bloggers Network now, and get more readers.

Link up to the NEW Catholic Bloggers Community Blog Call! ~ Catholic Bloggers Network

Nativity of the Virgin, "Totus Tuus"


This amazingly beautiful sacred music, "Totus Tuus", in honor of the Virgin Mary, was written to celebrate the visit of St. John Paul II to Poland, when he was Pope. He had a great devotion to our Blessed Mother Mary. Totus Tuus is a Latin phrase meaning "totally yours" and expressed his personal Consecration to Mary

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Reasons Catholics Should Love Football

There is the "Holy Mary"  'prayer pass', the "Immaculate Reception" 'miracle catch',  the coveted  Championship "Lombardi Trophy", named after faithful Catholic Vince Lombardi,   and many  more  'connections'  for Catholic football fans:

 10 Reasons Catholics Should Love Football


Source: NCR Blogs, 10/2013   

Faithful Catholic Colleges and Universities

Catholic Identity College Guide 2014

The Register's 10th annual guide looks at 38 faithfully Catholic colleges and universities.

Friday, September 5, 2014

A Challenge to Catholic Men

Who is Abdul Hamid?

If you do not train up the next generation of Catholic men, who will?

And what may become of fallen away young Catholic men?

A powerful article all Catholic men must read and act on.

By Fr. Brian Doerr

Who is Abdul Hamid?