Acquaint yourself with the new Saints and Blesseds from 2013 by clicking here.
I am so happy to see that Madre Lupita is now a Saint of the Universal Church. I sincerely request her intercession for the conversion of the government of the USA and the spiritual resolve of the Church in the USA.
28 December 2013
.Sometimes it takes Balaam's ass to tell the truth. Sometimes it takes a lesbian atheist feminist scholar to take a stab at it:
The cultural critic on why ignoring the biological differences between men and women risks undermining Western civilization itself.
22 December 2013
+It is no secret that I am deeply drawn by the Romanian Orthodox and Greek Catholic Churches. The theology, the liturgy, the chant, the religious folksongs ... all of them speak to me perhaps even more profoundly having survived the Communist horror.
Where Latin rite churches of the West hold their treasures within the buildings for the most part, the Romanian painted churches adorn the exterior walls with magnificent scenes depicting the living faith of the Church. Below is a photo from a Smithsonian magazine article ("Scripture Alfresco") showing a Romanian Orthodox nun walking by a church in Sucevița Monastery. Enjoy ... and marvel.
08 December 2013
05 December 2013
01 December 2013
+I was pleased to see Joe Weisenthal's blog post "The Pope Just Published One Of The Most Powerful Critiques Of Modern Capitalism That You Will Ever Read" at Business Insider which focuses on the Pope's economic critique of 'unfettered consumerism' among other economic considerations in Pope Francis' just released Apostolic Exhortation.
It is important to understand what the Pope is teaching without recourse to pundits and entertainers: Click here for the article which includes a link to the full text of the Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium.