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Saint Peter Canisius, the Second Apostle of Germany

December 21st, is the optional memorial of Saint Peter Canisius (1521-1597) the 16th century Dutch Jesuit priest and Doctor of the Church, who played a major role in the Council of Trent and the Counter Reformation. His extensive writing in theology...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 20, 2016

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016, Year A

Joseph and Mary arrive at the inn. 14th century illuminationFr. Thomas J. Lane S.T.D.Associate Professor of Sacred ScriptureMt. St. Mary's SeminaryEmmitsburg, MD(Click here for today’s readings)We are all busy preparing for Christmas. A lot of prep...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 16, 2016

Update on Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, the Priest Kidnapped by ISIS During Yemen Attack in March

From L-R: Sr. Anselm, Sr. Reginette, Sr. Judith, Sr. Marguerite. A petition on change.org to Zeid bin Ra'ad, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the President of India asks them to facilitate the release of Fr. Uzhunnalil, the Indi...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 15, 2016

Misericordia et Misera

Misericordia et Misera (Mercy and Misery) is Pope Francis' apostolic letter in which he concludes the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. He returns to the central theme contained in the document Amoris Laetitia, in asking the Church to "regard all...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 15, 2016

The Young Pope - Renewed for a 2nd Season

Thanks to nicolas for the heads up. It appears for this recent red carpet event that the stars talk about Season 2 starting filming in August.
by CHRISTIAN WARRIOR on Dec 15, 2016

Pope Clement VIII declared: “This devil's drink is so delicious… we should cheat the devil by baptising it!” A brief history of coffee: a drink for the devil

Men enjoying a drink and a chat in a coffee house, 1674. Coffee houses became known as ‘schools of the wise’, where people would gossip, argue and discuss the breaking news of the day. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)The second-most traded...
by Potent Scientia Est on Dec 15, 2016

POLL : What are you watching Tonight? - 15th December 2016

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by CHRISTIAN WARRIOR on Dec 15, 2016

Memorial of Saint John of the Cross, Spanish Mystic

December 14th, is the memorial of Saint John of the Cross, (1542-1591) the 16th century Spanish Carmelite priest, mystic-poet, theologian, and Doctor of the Church, who was instrumental in the Counter-Reformation. Born Juan de Yepes He was the Castil...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 13, 2016

Surfeit of Ego

In a world with finite resources, many commodities are in short supply. One clear overabundance is that of ego. We’ve seen that clearly in the long, long months of this year’s political campaign and the single month since then. Running … Co...

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Empress of the Americas

The feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe is December 12th. She first appeared on December 9th, 1531. According to the account, the Virgin Mary told Juan Diego, an Indian convert, to tell Bishop Juan de Zumárraga to build a chapel. Bishop Zumárraga asked...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 11, 2016

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception | 2016

December 8th, the Church celebrates the most holy solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. With Mary's "yes" to the announcement of the Archangel Gabriel, all creation celebrated the imminent arrival of its Savior. Free from...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 7, 2016

705 years since the dissolution of the mysterious Order of the Templars ( From Heroes of God to servants of the Devil )

photo: pinterestPope Clement V ordered the dissolution of the Templars and their property passed into the possession of King Philip IV of France.The opulence of Order and Rules which gives the organization the privileges of a state within a state are...
by Potent Scientia Est on Dec 6, 2016

Four Cardinals Have Taken the ‘Correct Road’, Says Leading German Philosopher

Robert Spaemann, a friend of Benedict XVI, said the cardinals had chosen the right course and wishes more would join themThe German philosopher Robert Spaemann has supported the four cardinals’ request for clarification of Amoris Laetitia, and said...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Dec 5, 2016

What's Coming to HBO in 2017 - Promo

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by CHRISTIAN WARRIOR on Dec 4, 2016

What's Coming to HBO in 2017

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by CHRISTIAN WARRIOR on Dec 4, 2016

Atheist Scientist Stephen Hawking Attends Pontifical Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting

Pope Francis meets with Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking (seated) in the Vatican, Nov. 28, 2016Photo courtesy: L'Osservatore Romano via Catholic News AgencyStephen Hawking, the famous British astrophysicist and avowed atheist, participated in this year...
by Bangladesh Canada and Beyond on Dec 2, 2016

POLL : What are you watching Tonight? - 1st December 2016

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by CHRISTIAN WARRIOR on Dec 1, 2016

Pope Francis Declares Mother Teresa a Saint

Pope Francis arriving for the Canonization Mass at St. Peter's Square in the Vatican Photo courtesy: AFP/Getty Images (via www.huffingtonpost.in/)The official canonization portrait of Mother Teresa hanging outside St. Peter's BasilicaPhoto court...
by Bangladesh Canada and Beyond on Sep 4, 2016

What says Happy Birthday to Felon Bernard Kerik better than one of his Prison Porn Letters!

What says Happy Birthday to Felon Bernard Kerik better than one of his Cumberland FPC Prison Porn Letters sent to a woman who was NOT his wife! Happy 61st Birthday Bernie!What says Happy Birthday to Felon Bernard Kerik better than one of his Cumberla...
by DoingTimeWithBernie.com on Sep 4, 2016

Jude Law is The Young Pope in new trailer for Paolo Sorrentino’s new series

Coinciding with the premiere of its first two episodes at the Venice Film Festival this weekend, a new trailer has arrived online for director Paolo Sorrentino’s upcoming eight-part TV drama series The Young Pope which stars Jude Law as “the...
by Flickering Myth Movie Blog on Sep 3, 2016


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