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Useful Tools and Beneficial Communication

This article on the Vatican Observatory Foundation blog site caught my eye this morning. It’s written by a Catholic priest of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin, which is where I was ordained in 2001. 502 more words

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day, celebrated on Mar 17 annually, may have begun as a commemoration of Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity to early 17th century Ireland. 566 more words

Traditions And Superstitions

Cliffs Notes on 'Return to Form'

There is a wonderful essay on First Things by Martin Mosebach, translated from the original German originally published last December. It discusses the true meaning of “reformation” as in “returning to form” when it comes to the liturgy of the Roman Rite. 1,907 more words


Now in Commonweal: Paul VI's Populorum Progressio at 50

Next month will mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical, Populorum Progressio, which is subtitled “On the Development of Peoples.” George Weigel glibly — and falsely — dismissed it. 57 more words

Catholic Social Teaching

The Silence of Women

While I’ve never come across commentary on the topic — though there must be some — nor heard any sermons preached on it, I’m always struck by the repeated command of Jesus to his followers not to tell the world about the miracles he performs. 286 more words

A Catholic Priest for the "Order of the Virgin"



Feast of the Epiphany

Fr. John, C.D., to the right of H.E. Bishop Tomas de Aquino, O.S.B.

“As the Father has sent Me, I also send you” (Jn. 180 more words

Traditional Roman Catholic Order