Leaving the Church, however, is not an option for those of us who believe that the Catholic Church is the true Church.Read More
A woman inside took shelter in a bathtub, and the tornado lifted the tub out of the home and deposited it in the woods with the woman still in the tub but the woman was not injured.Read More
This book, Kirill In His Own Words, has the additional task of presenting the Patriarch, who was enthroned in 2009, in a new light, and perhaps even in a first light, to American readers who may only know of him vaguely through news reports or his political positions.Read More
The river of life’s pleasures dries up, Bernard tells us, but not the river of abundance that flows from God: For in truth the expectation of the just is not something joyful, but joy itself.Read More
When I first saw him, my impulse was to label him: ‘Drunk’ and ‘drug addict’ came to mind. But I caught myself and tried to encounter him as a simple human being, the same as me. Labels protect us from the messy humanity of others.Read More
In Artyomov’s music, you will encounter a composer with a unique vision who fully delivers on his stated belief that – as he writes in an essay quoted in the liner notes included with these recordings – music is “a mediator between God and man” and “should awaken man’s ethical understanding and purify his soul.”Read More
It took three bullets to kill him: a bullet into his left chest, one into his back, and the third into his forehead. The killers then threw his body off a bridge and into the icy water of the Neva River below. The doctor who performed the autopsy said his body had suffered a number of wounds from the fall. His head, nose, eyes were severely damaged, and one of his ears was nearly torn off. This only added to the legend of Rasputin.Read More
Beneath the fair Moon’s watch tonight,
Her mantle’s warmth enfolds my walks.
Still shivers from a chill not right,
Shrill malice from the shadow stalks.
The cardinals have taken a necessary and courageous step in an effort to protect the holiness of the Church, its faithfulness to the teachings of Our Lord, Jesus Christ, and its faithfulness to the Church’s traditional teachings on faith and morals that have Our Lord’s teachings through Scripture and tradition as a foundation.Read More
What we have learned from WikiLeaks is that in its efforts to interfere with the Church in the United States and Church teaching the Clinton campaign bears a closer resemblance to the Russians and the Communist Manifesto than to our founding fathers and the Constitution. Where is the outrage?Read More
The humble Maximos the Hutburner, thought by some to be a holy fool because he would burn his home and move whenever other monks came to live near him, constantly prayed to the Mother of God.Read More
by Rev. Kevin Bezner | Sep 15, 2016 | 2016 Election, America, Bishops, Catholic Church, Culture, Family, Featured, How To Vote Catholic, Marriage, Politics, Popes, Social Teaching, Spirituality, Theology | 0 |
Why do politicians like Tim Kaine think they are Catholic? Why do they go to such lengths to...Read More