Catholic Spirituality

Storm Heaven on July 1, 2020

Storm Heaven with Prayer! On this Wednesday, the 1st of July, please remember that we band together from the four corners of the earth to raise our united voice to Heaven. The 151,730 Rosary Warriors will be reciting the Holy Rosary and storming Heaven with prayer in union with the Holy Mass... read more

Catholic Church in Germany Lost a Record Number of Members Last Year

According to the new figures, the number of Catholics in the country fell from 23 million in 2018 to 22.6 million in 2019. Catholic News Agency WASHINGTON — A record number of Catholics formally left the Church in Germany in 2019, according to official figures released Friday. The... read more

Don’t ‘blackmail’ kids into coming to church, Vatican official says

By Cindy Wooden, Jun 25, 2020, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE Don’t ‘blackmail’ kids into coming to church, Vatican official says ROME — Although he said, “I would never go to war” over the proper age to administer the sacrament of confirmation, Archbishop Rino Fisichella said too often... read more

The dangers of proliferating Communion services

By Fr. Jerry Pokorsky | May 18, 2020 The cancellation of the public celebration of the Mass in dioceses across the US and the world—beginning in Rome—has established dangerous precedents. In addition to the breathtaking surrender to secular authorities with no public pushback on the part of... read more

Comfort for Today From Our Old Friend, Job

By James Sale, May 26, 2020 The title song for the 1960s film “Alfie,” starring Michael Caine, had the opening line: “What’s it all about, Alfie?” Of course, this is an age-old question, and also a profound one, because whoever and wherever we are, this question keeps popping up. Some... read more

Why Young Christians Get “Weird”

By John Horvat II, The Catholic Thing, My23, 2020 Many liberal writers have trouble explaining the attraction that young people have for religion, especially in its more traditional forms. This attraction is not supposed to exist. It short circuits the logic of their preferred narratives. Young... read more

Pope Francis’ confidant: Sunday Mass obligation isn’t ‘indispensable,’ it ‘could fall’

Archbishop Victor Manuel Fernández said that 'social distancing and quarantine' will require Catholics to 'reinvent' themselves Maike Hickson Blog, Apr 28, 2020 April 28, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández, a papal ghostwriter and personal confidant of Pope... read more

Storm Heaven on Friday, May 1, 2020

My fellow Rosary Warriors, on Friday, May 1, 2020,  please remember that we band together from the four corners of the earth to raise our united voice to Heaven. The 151,278 Rosary Warriors will be reciting the Holy Rosary and storming Heaven with Prayer in union with the Holy Mass being... read more

US cardinal dismisses prayer power during pandemic: We can’t just pray and think things will change

'[R]eligion is not magic where we just say prayers and think things are going to change,' Cardinal Blase Cupich said. By Martin Bürger CHICAGO, Illinois, April 16, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – U.S. Cardinal Blase Cupich has seemingly dismissed the power of prayer to combat the... read more

Converted in College: Hillsdale Students Find Truth of Faith on Campus

How collegiate life has spurred searching in minds and hearts. By Mary Rose Short HILLSDALE, Mich. — Students at Hillsdale College pursue goodness, truth and beauty through a liberal arts curriculum. To their surprise, some find what they are seeking in the Catholic Church. This year,... read more

Storm Heaven with Prayer, July 1, 2020

Storm Heaven with Prayer! On this Wednesday, the 1st of July, please remember that we band together from the four corners of the earth to raise our united voice to Heaven. The 151,730 Rosary Warriors will be reciting the Holy Rosary and storming Heaven with prayer in union with the Holy Mass... read more
Episcopal Rev. Susan Haynes

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