Eight Ways to Love the Sacred Liturgy

I think it is true that there is no single experience in the life of … [Continue Reading]

Catechesi Tradendae’s Fortieth Anniversary

The year 2019 marks the fortieth anniversary of a classic papal … [Continue Reading]

Mary Is the Choice of God

Where do we need to begin with a reflection on Mary, spouse of St. … [Continue Reading]

Virtue Signalling

How has your virtue signalling gone this week? Have you praised … [Continue Reading]

Questions Answered – May 2019

Handling the Precious Blood Question: During Mass wine is consecrated … [Continue Reading]

Book Reviews – May 2019

The Vatican in the Family of Nations: Diplomatic Actions of the Holy … [Continue Reading]

Homilies for May 2019

For May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26, and May 30 (Ascension). Third … [Continue Reading]

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Eight Ways to Love the Sacred Liturgy

I think it is true that there is no single experience in the life of the human person that has a more profound impact upon one’s faith than the Eucharistic liturgy. The realization of what is being accomplished there cannot be u … continue reading..

Catechesi Tradendae’s Fortieth Anniversary

The year 2019 marks the fortieth anniversary of a classic papal document on catechesis and evangelization in the contemporary Church and world, namely, Pope St. John Paul II’s 1979 apostolic exhortation Catechesi Tradendae, “On Cat … continue reading..

Mary Is the Choice of God

Where do we need to begin with a reflection on Mary, spouse of St. Joseph[1. Cf. St. John Paul II, Redemptoris Custos.] and Mother of the Lord? On the one hand, in the times in which we live, it could be argued that we need to … continue reading..

Virtue Signalling

How has your virtue signalling gone this week? Have you praised recycling, veganism or rolled your eyes at the mention of Donald Trump? In my area, free bicycles were left on the street for all who wanted to use them so as to … continue reading..

Questions Answered – May 2019

Handling the Precious Blood Question: During Mass wine is consecrated in a chalice and we believe it becomes the Precious Blood of Jesus. I understand that it should not be poured out into any other vessel and given to … continue reading..

Homilies for May 2019

For May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26, and May 30 (Ascension). Third Sunday of Easter – May 5, 2019    Readings: Acts 5:27–32, 40b–41 • Ps 30:2, 4–6, 11–13 • Rev 5:11–14 • Jn 21:1–19 (or Jn 21:1–14)    usccb.org/bible/readings/ … continue reading..

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Homilies for May 2019

For May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26, and May 30 (Ascension). Third Sunday of Easter – May 5, 2019    Rea … more...

Homilies for April 2019

For Apr. 7, Apr. 14 (Palm, or Passion), Easter (day), and Apr. 28 (Divine Mercy). Fifth Sunday of Lent – A … more...

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Book Reviews

On Mary the Mother of God, Queen of the Universe

To attempt to read the psalms and other texts of the Marian Office in this way is to step into a … more...

Book Reviews – April 2019

Reflections on the Sacred Liturgy, Vol. I: Lent & Holy Week By Fr. Thomas Hoisington. Reviewed … more...

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Bishop’s Corner

Confession of Faith, Eucharist and Martyrdom

Introduction[0. Paper presented at Theological Colloquium held at St. Mary’s Malankara Seminary, T … [Read More...]

Chapter Eight of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation “Amoris Laetitia”

For a guided reading Chapter Eight of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Amoris laetitia is … [Read More...]

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Questions Answered

Questions Answered – May 2019

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