By Fr. Gerald E. Murray, The Catholic Thing - It has been one year since our parish changed over to the celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass facing the liturgical East. My decision to switch to ad orientem was prompted by Cardinal Sarah’s encouragement of the return to this ancient practice of the Church.
By Giselle Vargas, CNA/EWTN News - On Sundays, Felipe Pereira is full of enthusiasm. That’s because on Sundays, the 21-year-old goes to Paradise Beach to enjoy the sea along with his friends and to learn how to surf. For children and young adults with mental disabilities, this is more than a sport.
By John Zmirak, a Senior Editor, The Stream - Here’s a short quiz I’d like to see administered to every American. The results would be instructive. They’d reveal whether a person is an informed citizen who actually supports our system of government. Or just some schlump who happens to live here.
By Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture - This week the Vatican launched an international campaign against corruption and organized crime. Well, that’s not quite right. This week the Vatican announced the campaign; it will actually be launched in September. So we don’t know exactly what it will be.