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Confusion Rises

By Charlie Johnston

Yesterday, ISIS operatives murdered French Priest Jacques Hamel while he was saying Mass and critically injured a nun before being taken down by French police. 3,545 more words

The Storm

The proud and hope-filled witness of Mike Piazza

In the speech marking his induction into Cooperstown’s Baseball Hall of Fame, former National League all-star Mike Piazza quoted, of all the things in the world to quote, Pope Benedict’s encyclical Spe Salvi. 676 more words


Vultum Dei quaerere: SS Precedent? Natural Family Planning anecdote.

Pope Francis has issued a new Apostolic Constitution, Vultum Dei quaerere, establishing the foundation of a change in the law for the monasteries of cloistered nuns. 546 more words

Pope Francis

“We can fall, but in the end we fall into God’s hands, and God’s hands are good hands.”
-Pope Benedict XVI


July 18: John Cassian, II. Can my Heart Really Contain God?


The Catechism of the Catholic Church says “…the heart, in the biblical sense of the depths of ones’ being, where the person decides for or against God” .  336 more words

Daily Reflections

Without moderation, you get horror: America 2016

America needs the hardest possible thing right now: Moderation.

You can see this great need in the terrifying news of the day and you can see it in the comforting force of today’s feast day. 772 more words