Religion in USA

Carl Olson reports on American religious statistics here. Catholics, JWs and Mormons are up. Episcopalians, Liberal Baptists and Presbyterians down. Catholics are the largest single Christian group in USA. [Read more...]

Reform of the Formless

One of the best ways to tell if a parish is up to speed on the reform of the reform is to check out what their altar servers wear. If a bunch of girls show up in with high heels sticking out from below those white garments that look like oversized pillow cases you know [Read More...]

Wake Up Honey….NOW!

The Curt Jester has this story that teaches us that we should yell at our wives more… [Read more...]

Shroud to be Re-tested

The Daily Telegraph reports that the Oxford scientist who dated the Turin Shroud as medieval now has significant doubts, and is open to a new carbon-14 dating test. A BBC documentary to be shown on Easter Saturday will bring forward new archaeological and historical evidence supporting the authenticity of the shroud. I personally am a [Read More...]

Ad Orientem 3

Here’s the third installment of Fr Newman’s catechesis on ad orientem celebration of the Mass. [Read more...]

Holy Russia?

This article from The Daily Telegraph reports that the revival of the Orthodox Church in Putin’s Russia has a shadow side. It raises all sorts of basic questions about the church and the state being in bed together. Can a state church ever be free of corruption? Can a state church ever be free of [Read More...]


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