10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Friday After Ash Wednesday)

1. Pray for Christian unity: Francis addressed Kirill as "brother." And when they saw each other, Francis said "finally," both in Spanish pic.twitter.com/VquqddfDjp— Ines San Martin (@inesanma) February 12, 2016 2. This is the first Friday of Lent. Consider tweeting #StationsoftheCross at 3 P.M., the Divine Mercy hour. Here’s the idea behind it. 3. A heart contrite and humbled, O God, you will not spurn. 4. The Purpose of Our Fasting: To Hunger for What God Hungers 5. From the… Read more

7 Catholics Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 11, 2016)

1. "Just as the body needs nourishment, so does the soul need the cross, day after day, to purify it." -St. Padre Pio pic.twitter.com/Ps9eZuMB9L— Sophia Inst. Press (@SophiaInsPress) February 9, 2016 2. Three years ago today, Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation. We love him, and continue to pray with him and for him!— Fr James Bradley (@FrJamesBradley) February 11, 2016 3. From Fr. Steve Grunow’s homily today: As Christians, our faith necessitates a decision. God in Christ has chosen… Read more

10 Our Lady of Lourdes Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 11, 2016)

1. Today is feast of Our Lady of #Lourdes. A prayer for the day https://t.co/sCIp0JKcXL Images from our collection pic.twitter.com/q7Hzw85rv2— Marian Library (@ML_IMRI) February 11, 2016 2. “Springs Welling Up to Eternal Life” 3. Established by JPII on this feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, today marks church's World Day of the Sick: https://t.co/BGWCjzORTQ— Rocco Palmo (@roccopalmo) February 11, 2016 4. Stained glass from Lourdes of the Sick going to the miraculous Spring & to Our Lady of Lourdes https://t.co/3i7CkZNzE2—… Read more

10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 8, 2016)

1. A good man in my inbox sent this wake-up call of an email a little while ago: In the Gospel for today’s Mass (Mark6:53-56) we are told that when Jesus and his disciples landed at Gennesaret people immediately recognized Him and “They scurried about the surrounding country…” to bring the sick so they might touch His cloak and be healed. The “scurried about the surrounding country” caught my attention. Because Jesus was there people spread out to gather and… Read more

10 Saint Josephine Bakhita Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 8, 2016)

1. Today is the feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita. #saintoftheday pic.twitter.com/xmazGGC95n— Diocese of Toledo (@DioceseToledo) February 8, 2016 2. St. Josephine Bakhita, you experienced the Calvary of human slavery. We pray for all souls in history who have experienced this Calvary.— Bishop Barres (@BishopBarres) February 8, 2016 3. From John Paul II during her canonization Mass: Abducted and sold into slavery at the tender age of seven, she suffered much at the hands of cruel masters. But she came… Read more

10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today, St. Agatha Day (Feb. 5, 2016)

1. "Jesus Christ, Lord of all things! You see my heart, you know my desires. I am your sheep; make me worthy to overcome the devil."–St. Agatha— Franciscan U (@FranciscanU) February 5, 2016 2. “Her consecration to infinite truth and goodness in the person of Jesus Christ offered fulfillment so great that death itself could not deter her from possessing it.” 3. Blessed be God my salvation! (Today’s readings.) John, in prison, is still on everyone's mind (MK6). Herod is… Read more

14 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 4, 2016)

1. Image of St. Catherine de Ricci (celebrated today in the Dominican Order) from my church in New York City: https://t.co/JqWzP20w8r— Innocent Smith, op (@InnocentOP) February 4, 2016 2. This is beautiful, based on her writings: Canticum de Passione Domini from Province of Saint Joseph on Vimeo. 3. In English: My friends and my kinsmen * have approach and stood against Me. I was betrayed and I went not out; * My eyes have languished for weariness. And my sweat… Read more

10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 3, 2016)

1. Lord, forgive the wrong I have done. 2. Fr. Steve Grunow on St. Blaise, who is remembered today. pic.twitter.com/5xWq5SboUg— FrSteveGrunow (@FrSteveGrunow) February 3, 2016 3. Stained glass window depicting Saint Blaise miraculously healing a childhttps://t.co/KmR0eytYSX— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) February 3, 2016 4. From Magnificat today: 5. Praise the Lord clearly. 6. Suffering is such a mystery. St. Augustine makes it less miserable. He might even make you desire it. From the Office of Readings today in the… Read more

10 Candlemas Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 2, 2016)

1. A blessed Candlemas to all! @ Dominican House of Studies, Washington DC https://t.co/DD0pcEcwAy— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) February 2, 2016 Stained glass window in the Dominican church of St Patrick's in Columbus OH of the Presentation of the Lord #op800https://t.co/7zDM96EWFA— Fr Lawrence Lew OP (@LawrenceOP) February 2, 2016 2. Now this is something to be enthusiastic for, via Saint Sophronius: In honor of the divine mystery that we celebrate today, let us all hasten to meet Christ. Everyone… Read more

10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (Feb. 1, 2016)

1. 1.5 million people in Eucharistic adoration and procession. More here. 2. #JesusSaves pic.twitter.com/7NV0gPTFo0— SOLT (@SOLT33) February 1, 2016 3. Cardinal Dolan: “We are the ones who know the dignity and beauty of the human person. But we also know the suffering there, we also know the dark side, the unredeemed side. And that’s where faith and religion, that’s where the Saviour comes in! And that’s what the Mass is all about.” 4. A post from Word on Fire on… Read more


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