15 St. Therese Things that Caught My Eye Today (Oct. 1, 2015)

1. My strength lies in prayer and sacrifice, these are my invincible arms; they can move hearts far better than words. St Thérèse of Lisieux— Fr. Patrick Brennan (@Pathound) October 1, 20152. The Little Flower Is No Disney Princess.3. Today is the feast of St Thérèse of Lisieux! Cli … [Read More...]


10 Saint Jerome Things that Caught My Eye Today (Sept. 30, 2015)

1. Today is the feast of St Jerome, patron of Scripture scholars: altarpiece c.1467 by Crivelli— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) September 30, 20152. Happy Feast of St. Jerome who said: “The Scriptures are shallow enough for a babe to come and drink without f … [Read More...]


15 Archangel Things that Caught My Eye Today (Sept. 29, 2015)

1. Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, angels of heaven, who announce, protect and guide, be ever close to us.— Fr. Patrick Brennan (@Pathound) September 29, 20152. Great week to go to daily Mass - Archangels, St. Jerome, St. Therese, and Guardian Angels. … [Read More...]


Meet Mary Elise, a New York Catholic Welcoming Pope Francis

Mary Elise Zellmer is one of the New York Catholics who has been anticipating Pope Francis’s visit to the United States. She will be watching Pope Francis tonight in overcrowded Church basement on livestream pray with priests and consecrated men and women and other Catholics at St. Patrick’s Cat … [Read More...]


Meet Sister Sonia, Philly Catholic

Sr. Sonia Avi, originally from Peru, is a Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, in Bensalem, Pennsylvania who works in faith formation and Hispanic ministry with a heart for immigrants. She is one of the Philadelphia Catholics ready to welcome Pope Francis when he arrives.(I’ve met … [Read More...]


A Jesuit Bastion in the City of Brotherly Love Welcomes Pope Francis

Bryan Carter runs the Jesuit Gesu School in Philadelphia (students from there will be performing a Tango for the pope this weekend). (I’ve met Carter over the course of the last year through my work with Catholic Voices USA, which he is a volunteer with for the World Meeting of Families.)Q: Are y … [Read More...]


Don’t Miss the Pentecost

The Miraculous Medal Shrine is one of the treasures of Philadelphia, a retreat in the city dedicated to Mary, the Mother who brings us to her Son. Fr. Carl Pieber is executive director of the Miraculous Medal Shrine there and he talks with me about what not to miss about Pope Francis in the U.S. … [Read More...]


10 St. Matthew Feast Day Things that Caught My Eye Today (Sept. 21, 2015)

1. #WYDUSA pilgrims: on this feast day, pray+reflect on #PopeFrancis' fav painting: The Call of St Matthew by Caravaggio— World Youth Day USA (@WYDUSA) September 21, 20152. In #Holguin homily, #Francisco says 2day, feast of St. Matthew, we celebrate story … [Read More...]


10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today as the Pope Lifts Off for Cuba (Sept. 19, 2015)

1. Has anyone mistaken you for Jesus lately?2. As the Holy Father @pontifex flies to the Americas today may the Patroness of the Americas keep him safe— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) September 19, 20153. Pray for the pope as he travels to Cuba and … [Read More...]


10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Sept. 18, 2015)

1. The Church is God’s Lampstand in Dark Times – A Meditation on a Saying from St. Maximus2. Today's the feast of St Juan Macias, Dominican lay brother in 17th-century Peru. Window from Providence College— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) September 18, 201 … [Read More...]