Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 6, 2015)

1. Paul Miki and the feast of true friendship. 2. Learning from a Heroic Seminarian and Martyr 3. What’s martyrdom all about? 4. From the Liturgy of the Hours, an account of the martyrdom of St. Paul Miki and his companions: Our brother, Paul Miki, saw himself standing now in the noblest pulpit he had [Read More...]

Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 5, 2015)


1. We are all sinners. We are all called to a conversion of heart. — Pope Francis (@Pontifex) February 3, 2015 2. On the feast of St. Agatha, Fr. Steve Grunow writes: Will it be said of us that while our brothers and sisters in Christ were crucified, that we were distracting ourselves with a [Read More...]

Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 4, 2015)


1. "He who trusts himself is lost. He who trusts in God can do all things." | St. Alphonsus Liguori | #dailyeSpiration pic.twitter.com/PxXUUQciwk — Steubenville (@go2steubenville) February 4, 2015 2. Regarding yesterday’s MetroNorth disaster here in New York: Do we pray for those who have died and are suffering when we read terrible news headlines/hear [Read More...]

Five Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 3, 2015)

1. You can find everything on Twitter. Even divine direction: Sweet Jesus, in these first quiet moments in the morning- I give you my day. Do with it as you wish, so long as I am yours. I love you. — Ashley Lange (@ashroselange) February 3, 2015 2. Pope Francis: “Keeping our gaze fixed on [Read More...]

Don’t Let Today or Any Day Pass without This Parting Prayer

Thanks be to God — and Simeon! (Via Ibreviary) Luke 2:29-32 Lord, + now you let your servant go in peace; your word has been fulfilled: my own eyes have seen the salvation which you have prepared in the sight of every people: a light to reveal you to the nations and the glory of [Read More...]

Twelve Things about the Presentation of the Lord that Caught My Eye Today


1. 40 days since Christmas. 2. Today is the feast of the Presentation, when Jesus hears Simeon's foreshadowing and doesn't come back to the Bible for 12 more years. — Matt Swaim (@mattswaim) February 2, 2015 3. From Msgr. Charles Pope: The ascent to Jerusalem is a steep one. The mountains surround Jerusalem and the [Read More...]

Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 2, 2015)


1. Every second of every day is a gift. Give back. Live the Gospel. — Steubenville (@go2steubenville) February 2, 2015 2. VERY cool news about The Catholic Channel on Sirius XM this week (starting today at 2): On the bright side of this insane travel day, at least I don't start a week of daily [Read More...]

Ten Catholic Things That Caught My Eye Today (Jan. 30, 2015)

1. Pope Francis: Lukewarm Christians are in grave danger. Or as St. John Fisher puts it in the Liturgy of the Hours today: he did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, an offering and a sacrifice to God in a fragrant odor, that he might redeem us from all [Read More...]