So Bill Murray Likes the Latin Mass? Well, His Sister Nancy, a Catholic Nun, Likes Catherine of Siena

Bill Murray - St. Vincent

Everyone's talking today about Bill Murray, after he said that he liked the Traditional Latin Mass.  The actor was in Toronto promoting his new comedy "St. Vincent", and he talked with The Guardian about the recent canonizations, sacred music and the Latin Mass.Speaking about the liturgy, Murray tells The Guardian reporter Catherine Shoard: "...I tend to disagree with what they call the new mass. I think we lost something by losing the Latin. Now if you go to a Catholic mass even just in Har … [Read more...]

“I Recited the Lord’s Prayer”: Actor Jackson Rathbone Recounts Flight Scare

Jackson Rathbone

Jackson Rathbone, actor best known for his role as Jasper Hale in The Twilight Saga, was traveling with his wife and young son aboard JetBlue's Flight 1416 yesterday, when the right engine exploded while in flight.  Faced with the crisis, Rathbone said, "I recited the Lord's prayer."  He held onto his wife and son as the plane rattled and shook.Flight 1416 had left the airport in Long Beach, California, headed toward Austin, Texas, when passengers heard a loud 'pop.'  The cabin quickly filled … [Read more...]

Heaven Is For Real: Secrets Colton Burpo Didn’t Tell You in the Book or the Movie

Burpo family

Now, Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his disciples that are not written in this book. --John 20:30SAY WHAT?!  I've always found that single sentence in the Gospel of John, which was read this morning at Mass, to be one of the most compelling.  I mean, you're telling me there are other things that happened--other miracles, other healings, other resurrections, other multiplications of loaves and fishes--which the evangelist saw, but which he doesn't tell us about?Well, for go … [Read more...]