• Sacred Liturgy Conference 2014
    This weekend I attended a conference given by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf on the Sacred Liturgy at my home parish, St. John Cantius. I have been visiting his blog off and on for a number of years and find his contributions lucid and full of common sense. If you haven’t yet, take a look: wdtprs.com. I want […]
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  • Pontifical Academy of Latin Established
    The long and short of it is that the Church's doctrine has always been available in many languages, even during its development in the Roman empire. However, the language which everything has been translated into and used as official was Latin. To not maintain knowledge of this, is to throw away the key to unlocking your past. Apostolic Letter […]
  • Pope to U.S. Bishops: Your Authority Is Being Compromised
    Hot on the heels of Georgetown's slap in the face to the bishops (12 hours later), in an address to the bishops of regions X-XIII of the United States the Holy Father said the following: On the level of higher education, many of you have pointed to a growing recognition on the part of Catholic […]
  • Benedict XVI Slams the “Enlightenment” on Easter 2012 and Endorses This Blog
    So maybe it wasn't an official endorsment but here's part of Pope Benedict XVI's Easter Vigil homily on 07 April 2012, where he hammers home an essential point: Photo from Daylife The darkness that poses a real threat to mankind, after all, is the fact that he can see and investigate tangible material things, but cannot see where […]
  • “We must not remain silent before evil” Lent 2012 Message from the Holy Father
    Comments andEmphasis 22 February 2012 Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Lenten season offers us once again an opportunity to reflect upon the very heart of Christian life: charity. This is a favourable time to renew our journey of faith, both as individuals and as a community, with the help of the word of God and […]
  • Faith and Science’s Bridge: Philosophy
    The importance of presenting a clear understanding of the relationship between faith and reason is becoming ever more important as there is more confusion, skepticism about knowledge and scientism than every before. The Holy Father is aware of this:  Pope Benedict Creates New Science And Faith Foundation (http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=24126) VATICAN CITY, January 19 (CNA/EWTN News) .- […]