10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Sept. 4, 2014)

1. Let your day be a gift from God; and a gift offered back to Him. Make each moment count for the Kingdom.— Fr Brad Sweet (@BradBradsweet) September 4, 20152. From the prayer of the Church this morning: “A humble, contrite heart, O God, you will not spurn.”3. "To clasp the han … [Read More...]


10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Sept. 2, 2015)

1. Baptism of Stephen of Hungary, from the new chapel at the National Shrine. Today's his feast day in…— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) September 2, 20152.From Origen in the Liturgy of the Hours today:For just as that physical body of Christ was c … [Read More...]


10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Sept. 1)

1. God, who has taken you by the hand, is guiding you to the port of eternal salvation. St. Pio of Pietrelcina— Fr. Patrick Brennan (@Pathound) September 1, 20152. For the second day in a row, the Liturgy of the Hours has meditations from The Imitation of Christ; if you’ve n … [Read More...]


Do You Know what Pope Francis said about Mercy and Justice?

From his Misericodiae Vultus:Mercy is not opposed to justice but rather expresses God’s way of reaching out to the sinner, offering him a new chance to look at himself, convert, and believe. The experience of the prophet Hosea can help us see the way in which mercy surpasses justice. The era i … [Read More...]


10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Aug. 31, 2015)

1. A scene with a young girl and the pope may make you cry.2. Inmate craftsmen in Philly prison build chair for #Pope Francis prison visit. They say- it gives them hope.— Pat Ciarrocchi (@PatCiarrocchi) August 24, 20153. And a cross for the World Meeting of … [Read More...]


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...]