His Name Was Also Francis: 15 Cardinal George Links that Caught My Eye Today (R.I.P.)

1.Cardinal George, 78, dies after long fight with cancer http://t.co/Km1E35W66A pic.twitter.com/QiWS1e86dN — The Catholic Sun (@thecatholicsun) April 17, 20152. Cardinal George on suffering, death, and dying:If we have to die, why should we live, especially with disease and p … [Read More...]


Ten Catholic Things That Caught My Eye Today (April 17, 2015)

1. Friday’s meditation in Magnificat is from St. John Vianney and is a must-read: if we speak of the adorable sacrament of the Eucharist, we may say that here is the marvel of the love of God for us. Here it is that his power, his grace, and his goodness shine in a manner altogether extraordinary. … [Read More...]


Twelve Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (April 16, 2015)

1. God is not scornful of desire. He is the one who answers holy longings. (St. Catherine of Siena)— Cardinal Napier (@CardinalNapier) April 16, 20152. Good for after-tax day:Do not weary yourself with getting rich. Proverbs 23:4— Fr. Patrick Brennan (@Pathound) April 16, … [Read More...]


Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (April 15, 2015)

1. St. Leo the Great from the Liturgy of the Hours:My dear brethren, there is no doubt that the Son of God took our human nature into so close a union with himself that one and the same Christ is present, not only in the firstborn of all creation, but in all his saints as well. The head cannot … [Read More...]


Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Tax Day Eve, 2015)

1. "Once the Holy Spirit leads us to birth and life from above, once he helps us to learn how to love like Christ, everything changes."2. On accepting God’s will.3. From Dominicana today: Sheen writes in his autobiography, “[T]here is a close relationship between faith and humor. We say of … [Read More...]


Ten #DivineMercy Tweets that Caught My Eye on #DivineMercySunday (2015)

1. Happy #DivineMercySunday! We invite you to read #StJohnPaulII’s #encyclical on #DivineMercy: http://t.co/Wglt2kGouB pic.twitter.com/UsrORl1Rks— Fr. Ed Benioff (@RadiateLA) April 12, 20152. Our parish priest quoted a little of this beautiful piece from #shakespeare today during his s … [Read More...]


14 #DivineMercy Things

1. Pope Francis today:Faced with the tragic events of human history we can feel crushed at times, asking ourselves, “Why?”. Humanity’s evil can appear in the world like an abyss, a great void: empty of love, empty of goodness, empty of life. And so we ask: how can we fill this abyss? For u … [Read More...]

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Tweet #DivineMercy on #DivineMercySunday

It seems like the thing to do. Especially given the jubilee of mercy proclamation from Pope Frances at St. Peter's this #EasterSaturday.Some people don’t tweet. You’re probably better off, truth be told. Other people have an account and use it to follow sports and news and some friends and int … [Read More...]


Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (#EasterSaturday, 2015)

1. This is the best idea of the day: Tomorrow is #DivineMercy Sunday. Why not consider going to Saturday afternoon confession at a nearby parish today?— Father Souza (@fathersouza) April 11, 2015This is something I wrote about Confession during Lent.I also thought the timing of … [Read More...]


Ten Things about St. Gemma Galgani that Caught My Eye Today (Her Feast Day, April 11, 2015)

St. Gemma Galgani is a saint who needs to be more well-known and could be a great model and intercessor for our times. April 11 is the wonderful feast day when we celebrate her life. Do get to know her or share her with someone today.1.(Found that here.)2. Happy Feast Day of St. … [Read More...]