10 Blessed John Henry Newman Things that Caught My Eye Today (Oct. 9, 2015)

1. Pope Benedict on Cardinal Newman, when he beatified him:While it is John Henry Newman’s intellectual legacy that has understandably received most attention in the vast literature devoted to his life and work, I prefer on this occasion to conclude with a brief reflection on his life as a p … [Read More...]


10 Catholics Things that Caught My Eye Today (Oct. 8, 2015)

1. On St. Dominic and prayer.2. Today’s Mass readings.3. Pope Francis: Why do good things happen to bad people?4. St. Ignatius of Antioch to the Philadelphians, from today’s Liturgy of the Hours:As sons of the light of truth, flee divisions and evil doctrines; where your she … [Read More...]


10 Our Lady of the Rosary Things that Caught My Eye Today (Oct. 7)

1. Our Lady of the Rosary, Pray for Us!— Knights of Columbus (@KofC) October 7, 20152. Happy Feast Day of Our Lady of the Rosary! #Rosary— WYD English (@wyd_en) October 7, 20153. On this memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary, … [Read More...]


6 St. Bruno Things that Caught My Eye Today (Oct. 6. 2015)

1. Painting of St Bruno from the Charterhouse of La Valsainte in Switzerland— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) October 6, 20152. John Paul II:In the heart of the desert, the place of testing and purification of faith, the Father leads men along the journey of … [Read More...]


12 Saint Faustina Things that Caught My Eye Today (Sept. 5, 2015)

1. Happy Feast Day of St. Faustina! #BCYD #BrooklynCatholic— Faith Formation (@doboff) October 5, 20152. “It is my constant endeavor to plead for mercy for the world.”3. She was a humble instrument.4. From that link, from her Diary: My child, life on e … [Read More...]


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...]