5 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Aug. 24)

1. Today’s the feast of St. Bartholomew. Pope Benedict said of him during and audience in 2009:St Bartholomew stands before us to tell us that attachment to Jesus can also be lived and witnessed to without performing sensational deeds. Jesus himself, to whom each one of us is called to d … [Read More...]


10 Sunday Things that Caught My Eye Today (21st Sunday, Ordinary Time, Year B)

1. Pope Francis today:faithfulness to God is a question of faithfulness to a person, with whom we are joined in order to walk together along the same road. All that we have in the world does not satisfy our hunger for the infinite. We need Jesus, to remain with Him, to nourish ourselves at His … [Read More...]


10 Saint Rose of Lima Things that Caught My Eye Today (Aug. 23)

1. St Rose of Lima, Dominican tertiary & first native-born saint of the Americas, whose feast is today— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) August 23, 20152. She is on the litany of sorts of the saints of the Americas Pope Francis ran through during his recent … [Read More...]


10 Things about the Queenship of Mary that Caught My Eye Today (August 22)

1. Okay, seriously. If you pray the Liturgy of the Hours and grew up in the 1980s: Do you have Amadeus, Amadeus, Amadeus, Amadeus, Amadeus, Amadeus, Amadeus, Amadeus, AAAAMADEUS… stuck in your head?You do now?Today, you see, there’s a reading there from Saint Amadeus of Lausanne on the Que … [Read More...]


10 Things to Sing the Song of the Church with St. Pius X

1. St. Pope Pius X, humble of heart, zealous champion of the faith, inspire us to deepen our faith.— Fr. Patrick Brennan (@Pathound) August 21, 20152. One of my favorite spots at The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, … [Read More...]


10 Things about St. Bernard that Caught My Eye Today (Aug. 20)

1. Today is the feast of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux. Here's Pope Benedict XVI about him:St Bernard ... solidly founded on the Bible and on the Fathers of the Church, reminds us that without a profound faith in God, nourished by prayer and contemplation, by an intimate relationship with the … [Read More...]


10 St. John Eudes Things that Caught My Eye Today (Aug. 19, 2015)

1. A tweet from last night:Beautiful reading alert: tomorrow is the feast of St. John Eudes. THE best in the Office of Readings bar none!— Sr. Julia Darrenkamp (@SrJuliaMary) August 18, 20152. At St. Peter’s in Rome.3. "Jesus lives and reigns so f … [Read More...]


20 Assumption Things that Caught My Eye Today

1. Today is the feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. Here's Dürer's portrayal of it— British Museum (@britishmuseum) August 15, 20152. Today’s Mass readings.3. From the Office of Readings for Dominicans today, from a ho … [Read More...]


10 Saint Maximilian Kolbe Things that Caught My Eye Today (August 14)

1. The starvation cell in Auschwitz Block 11 where Fr. Maximilian Kolbe was killed 74 years ago:— Auschwitz Memorial (@AuschwitzMuseum) August 14, 20152. From Fr. Steve Grunow:In the midst of a world gone dark, Christ calls forth … [Read More...]


10 St. Jane Frances de Chantal Things that Caught My Eye Today (August 12)

1. Happy #FeastDay of St. Jane Frances de Chantal take two! #Pray4Us!— DC Archdiocese (@WashArchdiocese) August 12, 20152. Her New Advent page.3. #Saint Jane Frances de Chantal, we ask you to #pray for families, especially those struggling to love one … [Read More...]