Catholic Spirituality

January 1, 2021, Rosary Warriors will Storm Heaven

As we begin a New Year on Friday, January 1, 2021, The Rosary Warriors will Storm Heaven to ask for an increase of True Devotion to Our Blessed Mother Mary. Right before taking his last breathe, Our Lord gave the Blessed Mother to his Beloved Disciple, St. John the Apostle, and by doing so, also... read more

Spiritual direction: What is it, who needs it, and why?

By Mary Farrow, Catholic News Agency, December 29, 2020 Chatting with Lee McDowell is a peaceful experience. Seated in a comfy leather chair in a rust-colored office near downtown Denver, McDowell serenely and thoughtfully explains the “art and science” of her particular trade - and... read more

The McCarrick Report and the need for new protocols

I told the Congregation of Bishops about Theodore McCarrick’s disturbing behaviors and some of my account appears in The McCarrick Report. But there is more to be said. By Richard Fitzgibbons, M.D. Features, Opinion, November 11, 2020 On June 5, 2019, I spoke to JL, who was working on the... read more

The Solemnity of Christ the King

BY D.D. EMMONS On the last Sunday of the liturgical year, Catholics celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King. A relative newcomer to the Church calendar — established in the 20th century — this feast is designed to give special recognition to the dominion Christ our Lord has over all... read more

Bp. Barron hit with massive backlash after praising pro-LGBT Fr. James Martin

‘Fr. Martin is a winsome guide to all those who want to deepen their friendship with the Lord,’ Barron wrote. By Doug Mainwaring October 31, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — Bishop Robert Barron, an auxiliary bishop for Los Angeles and founder of the popular “Word on Fire” ministry,... read more

Pope cancels public Christmas celebrations despite having just attended ecumenical extravaganza

John-Henry Westen Blog The announcement came just two days after the Pope took part in an in-person prayer gathering with non-Catholic religious leaders in Rome. October 29, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Catholic News Agency is reporting that it has seen a letter from the Vatican’s Secretary of... read more

Bishops’ main duty is to safeguard their flock’s salvation – and many fail

Bishops’ main duty is to safeguard their flock’s salvation – and many fail ‘They are under an obligation to denounce ideas or individuals who present an urgent threat to their people’s spiritual welfare, and remove people from roles in the diocese, including schools, where they... read more

Banish Sin, Transform the Church

David G Bonagura, Jr., August 16, 2020 The Second Vatican Council is back in the news lately, with two prominent, tradition-minded bishops revisiting well-known arguments of conciliar interpretation in light two recent Vatican documents, Amoris Laetitia and the Abu Dhabi statement [1] on world... read more

Cardinal Pell Speaks on Maintaining Hope in Prison, Touches on Vatican Finances

Cardinal Pell spent 13 months in solitary confinement, during which time he was not permitted to celebrate Mass. Catholic News Agency, August 18, 2020 WASHINGTON — Cardinal George Pell, who was acquitted this year after becoming the highest-ranking Catholic cleric ever to be convicted of... read more

The Cultural Revolution and Us

By Bevil Bramwell, OMI, August 2, 2020 The United States is currently going through its own version of China’s Cultural Revolution, including rampaging mobs, hell-bent on the destruction of property and historical artifacts. These disturbances have obscured the sometimes quite legitimate... read more
James Joyce (1915)

Farewell to Ulysses

By Michael McMahon, Crisis, July 27, 2020The recent toppling of statues regarded as representing white supremacy is a sign that James Joyce’s Ulysses may soon be toppled from its top rank on the lists of great novels. Not only is James Joyce a dead, white, European male, but his work,... read more