Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (April 28, 2015)

1. The rosary with 5th graders from St. Joseph School. Ave Maria! pic.twitter.com/tma5Zhh17d — James D Conley (@bishop_conley) April 28, 2015 2. Today is the feast day of St. Gianna Molla, the patron saint of the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. 3. From Saint Peter Chrysologus in the Liturgy of the Hours today: Put on the garment of holiness, gird yourself with the belt of chastity. Let Christ be your helmet, let the cross on your forehead be... Read more

Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye on St. Mark’s Feast Day (April 25, 2015)

Woke up with Coptic Christians at the persecuted on my mind today on the feast day of St. Mark. 1. St, Mark evangelist, pray for us. Imbue us with a love for the gospels, may the words inspire us to a deeper faith, pic.twitter.com/ixUoQCTeQ0 — Fr. Patrick Brennan (@Pathound) April 25, 2015 2. “For ever I will sing the goodness of the Lord.” #Psalm89 http://t.co/soLf9rNXm7 & #catholic #feast #StMark http://t.co/cQXGTGJbBU — Fr Mark J Hunt (@FrEmJay85) April 25, 2015 3.... Read more

Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (April 24, 2015)

1. In Israel, I found that the chapel nextdoor to the Church of the Nativity is dedicated to… St George! #StGeorgesDay pic.twitter.com/MpGusyCk2Q — Tim Stanley (@timothy_stanley) April 23, 2015 2. If you missed St. George’s Day yesterday, some items here. 3. Great #MorningRead for Friday & start of weekend! Pray for us St. Mark. #Catholic @kathrynlopez @SrHelenaBurns https://t.co/70q0G1s9z8 — Kevin Schnieder (@SF605) April 24, 2015 4. From Fr. Roger J. Landry’s homily today: After the multitude of his disciples had... Read more

In Christ We Become More Human, We Become Ourselves, We Become Free

Last night I listened to a lecture at the Dominican House of Studies that I can’t quite do justice to even though I gave it a shot livetweeting last night. It was on John Paul II and Christian Humanism. It was delivered by Archbishop Augustine DiNoia, a New Yorker, Dominican, Adjunct Secretary of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith in Rome. He was teaching at the DHS when I went to daily Mass with the Dominicans my freshman... Read more

Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (April 23, 2015)

1. The blood of martyrs judges us. My homily for Thursday of the Third Week of Easter (April 23rd, 2015) http://t.co/xr3WrCAdtf — FrSteveGrunow (@FrSteveGrunow) April 23, 2015 2. Fr. Roger Landry’s homily today: The docility to which Jesus calls us begins by listening, then it is following by learning, as we permit ourselves to be instructed by God, but then it involves becoming God’s instruments…so that God may instruct others through us. 3. How Benedict XVI and #PopeFrancis are leading... Read more

Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (April 22, 2015)

1. "I am the bread of life; he who comes to me shall not hunger, and he who believes in me shall never thirst" – Jn https://t.co/LSTIf3w35s — Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) April 22, 2015 Today's sermon: Jesus says we should see him and believe in him. How can we see him today? http://t.co/AWZ6seUz6G — Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) April 22, 2015 2. The first reading today … sounds familiar. 3. Our Eucharistic Exodus leading to Proclamation even... Read more

Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (April 21, 2015)

1. Today is the feast day of St. Anselm; from the Liturgy of the Hours by him today: My soul, have you found what you are looking for? You were looking for God, and you have discovered that he is the supreme being, and that you could not possibly imagine anything more perfect. You have discovered that this supreme being is life itself, light, wisdom, goodness, eternal blessedness and blessed eternity. He is everywhere, and he is timeless. Lord my... Read more

Ten Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (April 20, 2015)

1. #PopeFrancis at Mass: A Christian "varnish" over a pagan lifestyle isn't Christianity. You must live what you believe. — Catholic News Svc (@CatholicNewsSvc) April 20, 2015 (More from the homily here.) 2. Magnificat today has a meditation from the book Cum Clamore Valido. It serves as a good Monday examination of conscience and motivator: [Jesus speaks:] I look for souls bowed down, souls whose will is so identified with my will that they no longer can do anything but... Read more

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, 2015 2. Cardinal George on suffering, death, and dying: If we have to die, why should we live, especially with disease and pain? Each person lives in several systems that answer that question, for better or worse. For many, the desire to love and raise their children and grandchildren gives the basic meaning of their lives. For others, it might be a... 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. Here is the bread come down from heaven, the bread of angels, which is given us for the food of our souls; here is... Read more
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