As a Priest (Pastor), Why Does Purifying the New Order of the Mass Matter So Much To Me?

As a parish priest, I am the shepherd (Pastor) of my flock. My sole responsibility is to lead my flock to heaven. Everything else I do is in service to

New Media: Don’t Let “Them” Control the Message

In 2011, Jeffrey Kuhner of the Washington Post lamented, “For the past 50 years, every major institution has been captured by the radical secular left. The media, Hollywood, TV, universities,

18 Things Mentally Strong People Do & 13 Things They Don’t Do

“Verso l’alto!” (“Toward the Heights!”) “You ask me whether I am in good spirits. How could I not be so? As long as Faith gives me strength I will always

Starting this Advent, Vatican Liturgy Chief Calls On All Priests to Face East for Mass

Speaking at a conference on the liturgy in London this past Tuesday, Cardinal Robert Sarah, who is the Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments

Facing the Catholic “Man Crisis”

The Catholic “Man Crisis” by Matthew Christoff Unchecked, the exodus of Catholic men from the faith is likely to continue as men become increasingly casual about Catholicism. About 11 million

Father Joseph Ratzinger 1969 Prediction of the Future of the Church

In a 1969 German radio broadcast, Father Joseph Ratzinger offered this prediction of the future of the Church: “The future of the Church can and will issue from those whose

Cardinal Sarah: Ad Orientem is the Way to Put God Back at the Center of the Liturgy

  Cardinal Sarah: ‘How to put God back at the center of the liturgy’ Cardinal Robert Sarah, Appointed by Pope Francis as the Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and

Fr. James Martin’s Dangerous False Mercy

Fr. James Martin, the editor-at-large of America, recently posted a video on Facebook about the Orlando massacre. Fr. Martin objects to the bishops not making an explicit reference to the LGBT community,

Barnabas and the Knights

Homily given by Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William Lori during the Knights of Columbus State Deputies Meeting, June 11, 2016, the Feast of St. Barnabas Today the Church remembers the Apostle

Revelation 12 Sign Begins on the Very Day Year of Mercy Ends

“Speak to the world about My mercy … It is a sign for the end times. After it will come the Day of Justice. While there is still time, let