By Fr. Dwight Longenecker - I remember once a seminarian asked me if I got tired of saying Mass and whether it wasn’t “a bit boring sometimes?”.. The answer is no. Somehow each time one celebrates Mass the Holy Spirit is at work within that great prayer. Sometimes your mind goes to something or someone who needs to be brought to the altar in prayer. Other times a new meaning or detail in the readings or the words of the Mass come alive in a new way.
By John Horvat II, The American TFP - Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos is not an ordinary book. You like the fact that it attacks the prevailing politically-correct society and challenges people to take responsibility for their actions. There is merit in proposing such goals… However, these twelve rules seem to leave much in the air. You don’t know what to make of them or the explanations of the author since they are so unconventional…
By Anne Hendershott and Makenzie White, National Catholic Register - According to the annual survey by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate at Georgetown University, there were 590 men ordained to the priesthood in the United States in 2017 — an increase of 47% over the 401 men who were ordained in 2008.
By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews - It’s bad enough that the British government is essentially sentencing Alfie Evans to death. Now British police have announced that they will monitor and prosecute anyone who posts on social media a “malicious communication” supporting Alfie Evans or complaining about the hospital and courts.