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Gaudete Sunday Photopost Request 2017

We have already received a fair number of photos of Rorate Masses, and we will shortly do a photopost which will include them along with those of Gaudete Sunday Masses, featuring your rose-colored vestments, in either Form of the Roman Rite. Show More Summary

The Other Major Antiphons for the End of Advent

The best known feature of the Office in Advent is of course the O Antiphons, which will be upon us on Sunday, said with the Magnificat from December 17-23. Their prominence has perhaps overshadowed some of the other riches of the season, which has an unusually large number of proper texts. Show More Summary

Worth a Thousand Words: 1907 Christmas Card

A 1907 Christmas card with Santa and some of his reindeer

Want to Stop Sexgate 2017? Stop Feminism

Last spring, I was riding the subway from Manhattan to Brooklyn when a fight broke out between two teens and a middle-aged hipster. As the altercation escalated, I noticed an elderly woman sitting inches away from the teens’ flying fists. I instinctively grabbed the woman, who had a cane, and shielded her behind where I [...]

“Lead us not into temptation”: Digging deeper into the Our Father (Lord's Prayer)

On a morning walk, my husband mentioned that Pope Francis had mentioned maybe a retranslation of the Our Father was needed because the phrase "lead us not into temptation" sounded as if God would actively tempt us.Anyone who's pondered...Show More Summary

FSSP Mission Trips in 2018

We are very glad to share with our readers this information from the Fraternity of St Peter about their important initiatives in Latin America, a series of mission trips in Mexico, Perú and the Dominican Republic, and their Spanish language school for the clergy. Show More Summary

LOOP: Senate confirms record number of judges

RECORD NUMBER OF JUDGES   The Senate confirmed James Ho for the 5th Circuit, marking the 19th federal judge confirmed during Trump’s time in office — a record number for a president’s first year in office.  http://cvote.it/2B0q5Hp NET...Show More Summary

Which Literary Villain Uttered Each of the Following Quotes?

"My revenge has just begun! I spread it over centuries and time is on my side."How devious and devilish are you? Test your knowlegde of all things evil by identifying which villains spoke the literary quotes below. Be sure to read carefully—these literary villains are tricky!I'm clearly not devilish enough. Show More Summary

Well Said: When we attempt to avoid suffering, we drift into emptiness

We can try to limit suffering, to fight against it, but we cannot eliminate it. It is when we attempt to avoid suffering by withdrawing from anything that might involve hurt, when we try to spare ourselves the effort and pain of pursuing...Show More Summary

Immaculate Conception Photopost 2017

As always, we are very grateful to everyone who sent in their photographs of liturgies celebrated on the Immaculate Conception. We have a good variety in this one, with several different countries represented, blue vestments being used in the Philippines and in a Byzantine liturgy, the Ambrosian Rite, and a Pontifical Mass. Show More Summary

CVRH 14: Fr. Robert Sirico, #MeTooFail, and Keaton Jones’s Bullies

The CatholicVote Radio Hour, Episode 14: Carly Hoilman and Amanda Prestigiacomo join host Stephen Herreid to talk about how feminists are getting #MeToo all wrong, and how parents should teach bullied kids like Keaton Jones to survive, not to hide! Our special guest is Fr. Robert Sirico, President of the Acton Institute and pastor of Sacred [...]

CatholicVote.org endorses Rick Saccone for Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14, 2017 Contact: Joshua Mercer, 517-212-0419 Email: mercer at catholicvote dot org CatholicVote.org Endorses Saccone for Congress MADISON, WI—CatholicVote.org announced their endorsement of Rick Saccone for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 18th District for the special election to be held on March 13, 2018. Show More Summary

Traditional Ambrosian Mass for the Feast of St Ambrose

Here is a great set of photographs taken on the feast of St Ambrose at the church of Santa Maria della Consolazione, the home of the traditional Ambrosian rite. This was a Missa cantata; these photos very nicely illustrate some of the particular customs of the ancient and venerable liturgical Rite named for the Patron Saint of the city of Milan. Show More Summary

Guest Article: Dom Mark Kirby on Infirmity and Stability in Marriage and Monasticism

NLM is pleased once again to publish a reflection by Dom Mark Kirby, O.S.B., Prior of the Benedictine Monks of Perpetual Adoration of Silverstream Priory in Stamullen, County Meath, Ireland, this time comparing marriage and the monastic...Show More Summary

Rorate Mass This Saturday in Santa Rosa, California

The Cathedral of St Eugene in Santa Rosa, California, will have a candlelit Rorate Mass in the traditional rite on Saturday, December 16th, starting at 6 a.m. The church is located at 2323 Montgomery Drive.

LOOP: Child tax credit to get another boost in final bill

TAX BILL  House and Senate negotiators have reached final agreements on most elements of the tax bill. And it looks like the Child Tax Credit will get expanded again. Under the proposal, the child tax credit would be refundable against payroll taxes as well — a big boost for low-income workers who pay 15% of [...]

Media Reached a Verdict on Day One of Planned Parenthood Investigation

When undercover videos first exposed the abortion industry’s trafficking of baby parts, the liberal media raced to defend Planned Parenthood. And now, more than two years later, they’re doing the same. Again. On December 7, the news broke that the Department of Justice (DOJ) was investigating Planned Parenthood for its practices with aborted baby parts. In [...]

Worth a Thousand Words: The Yard and Wash House

Carl Larsson, The Yard and Wash House, 1885via Arts Everyday Living

Well Said: Cities crumble and people go on

"... Sentimental speeches like this... at Balkh, of all places?"Her words were forceful and they made me stop. I looked at the undulating graveyard of the great city and saw, in my imagination, the rise and fall of Balkh - Balkh of the...Show More Summary

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