Archive for the ‘DFWCatholic “Recommended Reads”’ Category

Why Marriage is so Very Important In Culture & Civil Society

Humanum is an international interreligious colloquium on the complementarity of man and woman, hosted at the Vatican. As part of the gathering, they released some AMAZING videos.The sixth (and unfortunately final – I want them to continue) video in the…

The Challenge & Hope for a New Generation

Humanum is an international interreligious colloquium on the complementarity of man and woman, hosted at the Vatican. As part of the gathering, they released some AMAZING videos.The fifth video in the series is below; it is on the hope that comes from …

There By Invitation: Part III

There were diverse trials during this journey, but I do not talk about them to gain sympathy. I mention them because they were an integral part of the experience. They were the fodder for growth, for learning to trust, and for learning to accept that I am not in charge. Without the trials, I might […]

The post There By Invitation: Part III appeared first on Catholic Journal.

There By Invitation: Part II

The nine-hour flight to Frankfurt was pleasant and the time passed quickly. I slept through about half of it. While I was awake, I watched a couple of movies and I ate. I thought the meals were pretty decent for airlines food, and the attendants came by regularly with water, coffee, and other drinks. When […]

The post There By Invitation: Part II appeared first on Catholic Journal.

There By Invitation: Part I

For years I’d wanted to work as a volunteer in Lourdes. I’d wanted to go there with an open heart and mind and to immerse myself in being a servant of Our Lady. I had even travelled to Lourdes with a pilgrimage group in order to explore the possibility and to see if I would […]

The post There By Invitation: Part I appeared first on Catholic Journal.

Watch!

In the Gospel reading for this first Sunday of Advent, Jesus said, “Be watchful! Be alert!” (Mark 13:33) Those verses in the New American Bible are translated as, “Be Constantly on the watch! Stay Awake!” Jesus made this statement after outlining the events that would precede His return at the end of time. The obvious […]

The post Watch! appeared first on Catholic Journal.

Advent: A Time Of Expectancy

Advent begins with us looking at the eventual end of the world. The passage in today’s Gospel account is taken from St. Mark’s (13:33-37) report of Jesus speaking to His disciples about the end of the world, telling them (and us) to be watchful and alert because we do now know when the Last Day […]

The post Advent: A Time Of Expectancy appeared first on Catholic Journal.

How I Pray

Thomas L. McDonald at God and the Machine started a series called “How I Pray”. As Tom said this is a “shameless rip off” of the Lifehacker series “How I work”. Every Monday in How I Pray, I ask various Catholics about their prayer routines, their prayer lives, and their experience of prayer. In the [...]

The Weekly Francis – Volume 80 – 24 November 2014

This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 6 November – 22 November 2014. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s The Weekly Francis. Jimmy Akin came up with this idea when he started “The Weekly Benedict” [...]

The New “Black Friday”

What is the old saying “money talks.” For whatever reasons, and there are many, eleven of the country’s largest retailers will open on Thanksgiving. Some of these retailers will open as early as 5:00 PM on Thanksgiving and stay open continuously until late evening the following day, Black Friday. Many retailers aren’t exactly thrilled about […]

The post The New “Black Friday” appeared first on Catholic Journal.

Hide me
Sign up below to have the hottest Catholic news delivered to your email daily!
Enter your email address:
Show me