10 Catholic Things Before You Go to Sleep (June 2, 2015)

Today I was in meeting and bunkered finishing an overdue project. But for anyone who finds these helpful, a few things even at this late hour:1. What are you seeking? What is God whispering to you? The hope which never disappoints is Jesus Christ. Pope Benedict XVI— Fr. Patrick … [Read More...]


10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (June 1)

1. Today is the memorial of Saint Justin. For the feast of St Justin Martyr, this detail from a predella by Fra Angelico of the "noble army of Martyrs"— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) June 1, 20152. Mass readings.3. From the Liturgy of the … [Read More...]


15 Things about the Holy Trinity Today

1. How deep are the riches & the wisdom & the knowledge of God! How inscrutable his judgments, how unsearchable his ways! #Trinity #vespers— Maria VickroyPeralta (@MVickroyPeralta) May 31, 20152. From morning prayer:To you, O blessed Trinity, be worship&honor, glory and … [Read More...]


25 Things Pope Benedict XVI Said about Saint Joan of Arc

She was executed today in 1431:Here are generous excerpts from Pope Benedict XVI's Wednesday audience about her in 2011. It's worth reading and sharing.1. She "fearlessly bore the great light of the Gospel in the complex events of history."2. "From childhood, she showed great love and … [Read More...]


10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (May 29, 2015)

1. God's mercy is a washing, a pouring over of his healing Spirit, a cleansing, refreshing, fragrant, yet chastening experience. #mercy— Fr. Patrick Brennan (@Pathound) May 29, 20152. From St. Gregory the Great in the Liturgy of the Hours today: It is the wisdom of this world to … [Read More...]


10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (May 28, 2015)

1. The Angels guarding the tomb of John Paul I, Papa Luciani, the Smiling Pope. May he intercede for all who are sad.— Fr. Manuel Dorantes (@TweetingPriest) May 28, 20152. At times life needs to be slowed down...— Fr. Patrick … [Read More...]


10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (May 27, 2015)

1. Those who wish to be important in God's eyes don't need to be important in the world's eyes #homilytweet— Kathryn Jean Lopez (@kathrynlopez) May 27, 20152. Medieval window of Our Lady in Canterbury. Today is the feast of St Augustine, 1st Archbishop of … [Read More...]


10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (May 26, 2015)

1. Tom Hoopes writes: "God only has trouble reaching people who blow him off."2. Today’s Mass readings.3. From Saint Augustine in the Liturgy of the Hours today:He did not treat us as our sins deserved. For we are now sons of God. How do we show this? The only Son of God died for us, s … [Read More...]


10 Things about St. Philip Neri that Caught My Eye Today (His Feast Day, May 26)

1. The Immaculate Mother of God at the Chiesa Nuova where St Philip Neri is enshrined.— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) May 26, 20152. In Magnificat today, from St. Philip Neri:One of the most excellent means of obtaining perseverance is discretion; we … [Read More...]


10 Things St. Philip Neri Might Say to You Today

Because he said them some 500 years ago and we could afford to hear them every bit as much as the people he ministered to.(With photos from my phone recently taken in Santa Maria in Vallicella – known as Chiesa Nouva – in Rome, where St. Philip Neri is buried.)1. If God be with us, there is … [Read More...]