By David Carlin, The Catholic Thing - So what are American Catholics supposed to do? Two things, I think. First, acknowledge that there is a profound conflict between the devotion to Church that is essential to Catholicism and the devotion to self that predominates in American culture today. Second, work for a restoration of American patriotism in which love of country takes precedence over love of self....
By Mr. Jason Craig, Those Catholic Men - In the ecclesial tumult of the last 5 decades or so, Rome has been a firm touchstone for truth. Through the Papacies of St. John Paul II and Benedict XVI, there was a keen desire to bring clarity to confusion, and in official pronouncements Rome brought unity by clarifying confusion. But today, instead of being the final word of clarity that ends controversy, Rome itself is the source of confusion.
By Catherine McManamon, GetFed - A few years ago, a close friend introduced me to the 10 virtues of Mary. Although I had completed St. Louis de Montfort’s total consecration to Mary, I didn’t know anything about the 10 virtues formally associated with Our Lady. I was fascinated when I learned about the Blessed Mother’s virtues
RT.COM, March 9, 2018 - Expectant parents can now print models of their unborn children using ultrasound photos… The service offered by Russian company Embryo 3D uses the ultrasounds to precisely 3D-print incredibly detailed models, which include the baby’s face, hands, feet and umbilical cord. The head of Embryo 3D Ivan Gridin says he was inspired to set up the company due to his friends anxieties about her unborn child.