Blogs

Fr. Murray and Robert Royal on EWTN, Destroy the 'Faith Alone' Argument, and More Links!

Fr. Murray, Professor Robert Royal on “Deaconettes”, ‘Amoris Lætitia’, Liturgy, Communion in the Hand on EWTN! – Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, Fr. Z’s Blog

When Alfred Hitchcock Cried After Receiving Holy Communion

On April 29, 1980, the world lost a great storyteller when Alfred Hitchcock, the “Master of Suspense,” died in his Bel Aire home at the age of 81. His repertoire included more than 50 films in the suspense genre – films such as “The Birds,”...

Eucharistic Miracle in Argentina, Fr. Z Helps the Confused, Live the Eucharist, and More Links!

A Bleeding Host in Argentina? Bishop Investigates Alleged Eucharistic Miracle – Catholic News Agency

Take This Quiz to Let Your Favorite Saint Plan Your Next Date, Stripping Altars, and More Links!

Take This Quiz to Let Your Favorite Saint Plan Your Next Date! – Chloe Mooradian, epicPew The Stripping of the Altars – David Warren, The Catholic Thing

Why I Love St. Gianna’s Advice to ‘Live Holy the Present Moment’

“As to the past, let us entrust it to God’s mercy, the future to divine Providence. Our task is to live holy the present moment.” ~St. Gianna Molla   As I shared last year, I love this quote — and it’s perfect to reflect upon for St. Gianna’s...

12 Key Points From Pope Francis’ Al-Azhar Address

In his speech at Al-Azhar university in Cairo today, Pope Francis placed an emphasis on education, drawing attention to Egypt’s ancient civilization that valued open-minded education and saying a similar commitment was required today. The Pope,...

Where Are the 12 Apostles Now?

We hear a lot about the apostles in the gospels of the Easter season. And it makes sense—they are our primary witnesses to the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. They saw Him, spoke with Him, ate and drank with Him. And in the case of St. Thomas, who...

Pope Francis Arrives in Cairo, Says Visit Will Be One of ‘Unity and Fraternity’

Pope Francis has landed in Cairo on a two-day visit to Egypt, saying his apostolic voyage will be one of “unity and fraternity.” Speaking to journalists on the papal plane, the Holy Father said the visit had a “special aspect” because he had...

Jesus’ Mysterious Prophecy About the Temple

Skeptical scholar Bart Ehrman argues that the Gospels were written between A.D. 60 and 115. I’d put the beginning of that range a little earlier and say they were written between 50 and 115, so he and I are in general agreement on the broad time...

The Power of Sacred Music is Transcendent

From the time I was a child, music has played a big part in my Christian faith. My dad was a church organist/choirmaster and I sang in his children’s choir at our Presbyterian church in upstate New York. By the time he moved to a nearby Episcopal...