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Father Z's Blog

  • newWherein Fr. Z responds to some points made by Bp. McElroy
    In the English speaking world, in the wake of the withdrawal of speaking gig invitations to Jesuit Father James Martin, Jesuits and their allies have coagulated.  They now pour it on,  to create a critical mass of hatred against those Catholic…
    - 5 hours ago20 Sep 17, 9:18am -
  • newASK FATHER: Proposals to priests to “enrich” the Novus Ordo from Tradition
    From a reader… QUAERITUR: I’ve recently come across an article on NLM titled “A Primer for aTradition-Minded Celebration of the OF Mass.” As you can assume, this article has suggestions for celebrating the OF Mass traditionally. My question…
    - 6 hours ago20 Sep 17, 8:32am -
  • newSSPX forbidden to pray at Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
    I saw this, thanks to a reader. From God does not die: Knock and it Shall NOT be Opened to You! – SSPX Pilgrimage Group Refused Entry to Knock Shrine. The Society of Saint Pius X annual pilgrimage to the … Continue reading →
    - 16 hours ago19 Sep 17, 10:51pm -
  • new23 September 2017: Look! Up in the sky!
    The old phrase forever to be associated with Superman, “Look!  Up in the sky!” denotes wonder and curiosity about something unknown. On 23 September we will look up in the sky and see something wondrous and curious. All sorts of … Continue rea…
    - 23 hours ago19 Sep 17, 3:15pm -
  • Bullying the little guy.
    For decade after decade a liberal elite dominated the mass media. People hardly knew it, the domination was so pervasive and complete.  Then, slowly but surely, a few conservatives clawed their way past the massive machine of opposition.   So, it…
    - 1 day ago19 Sep 17, 10:51am -
  • Please! Attack some more!
    The hijinx continues.  Today I was alerted to an attack on my sacred person, et alibi, at the site of La Croix International by Massimo “Beans” Faggioli of ultra-lib Villanova.  His purple patch and over the top notions suggest that he is ……
    - 2 days ago18 Sep 17, 6:50pm -
  • My View For Awhile: Alignment
    I’m off for another major city for a few days of adventure. Meanwhile, this was the sight in the sky as I entered the airport terminal. What are we looking at? Farewell to Rome, again.
    - 2 days ago18 Sep 17, 5:37am -

Jimmy Akin

  • The Weekly Francis – 14 September 2017
    This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 28 August 2017 to 14 September 2017. Angelus 3 September 2017 10 September 2017 – Apostolic Journey to Colombia: Angelus, 10 September 2017, Cartagena de Indias (Colo…
    - 6 days ago15 Sep 17, 12:43am -
  • How Could Catholics and Protestants Commemorate the Reformation–Together?
    In recent years both Catholics and Protestants have been puzzled by occasional mentions in the press that the two groups would be jointly commemorating of the upcoming five hundredth anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. What on earth? Why would…
    - 12 days ago8 Sep 17, 3:44am -
  • Is the Vulgate the Catholic Church’s Official Bible?
    St. Jerome’s Latin Vulgate is the most influential Bible translation in the history of western Christendom. As a translation, it’s been astoundingly important—even more than the King James Version. For many centuries, it effectively was the Bib…
    - 14 days ago6 Sep 17, 11:49pm -
  • The Weekly Francis – 06 September 2017
    This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 24 August 2017 to 5 September 2017. Angelus 27 August 2017 General Audiences 30 August 2017 Messages 24 August 2017 – Video message of the Holy Father to the centre f…
    - 14 days ago6 Sep 17, 10:22pm -
  • Does Fasting Cause Loose Skin?
    Since I started reporting on the amount of weight I was losing by Intermittent Fasting (IF), I’ve had various people ask or comment about loose skin. Some have assumed that–as I’ve lost 70 lbs now–I must have a lot of loose skin, and they’v…
    - 16 days ago4 Sep 17, 4:54pm -
  • The Weekly Francis – 30 August 2017
    This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 13 August 2017 to 29 August 2017. Angelus 13 August 2017 15 August 2017 20 August 2017 General Audiences 23 August 2017 Messages 20 August 2017 – Message sent by the…
    - 21 days ago30 Aug 17, 11:32pm -
  • The Weekly Francis – 23 August 2017
    This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 15 August 2017 to 23 August 2017. Messages 15 August 2017 – Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees Papal Tweets “May…
    - 28 days ago23 Aug 17, 11:27pm -

CathApol

  • Moral Status of a Fetus?
    Wow!  Listen to the "logic" of the liberal defense of early term abortion...James Franco and Eliot Michealson discuss with Liz Harmon.The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums hosted by A.C.T.S. the American Catholic Truth Society.http://www.amer…
    - 24 days ago28 Aug 17, 1:55am -
  • Faith in Absolutely Nothing
    I happened upon The Lutheran Hour ( @LutheranHourMinistries ) again this morning and heard Rev. Ken Klaus reciting a sermon on Absolutely Nothing. He spoke of how one day when he was a junior in high school, his grandfather passed away leaving his f…
    - 24 days ago27 Aug 17, 6:49pm -
  • Come Holy Ghost!
    Come, Holy Ghost, Creator blest,and in our souls take up Thy rest;come with Thy grace and heavenly aidto fill the hearts which Thou hast made.O comforter, to Thee we cry,O heavenly gift of God Most High,O fount of life and fire of love,and sweet anoi…
    - 33 days ago18 Aug 17, 2:41am -
  • On Another Break!
    This Masters program has really had me tied up - not much time for apologetics! During the last week of my last session we took a trip to Western NY then to Boston then to NYC...  that was a challenge to get everything done while "on vacation."  We…
    - 38 days ago13 Aug 17, 8:24pm -
  • Back But Almost NOT!
    Well, today marks the final day of the Spring Semester for me!  I have a break for a few weeks, so hope to get back into the swing of some apologetics! I also mentioned, "Almost NOT!" in the title. and that is because a week ago last Friday I f…
    - 3 May 17, 6:16am -
  • Faith Alone - Steve Ray
    Steve and I go way back!  This is a nice video of the arguments against sola fide:The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums hosted by A.C.T.S. the American Catholic Truth Society.http://www.americancatholictruthsociety.com
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  • Hes Not In There
    OK, sometimes the memes are just too funny not to share!Happy and Glorious Easter, my friends!He IS Risen!The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums hosted by A.C.T.S. the American Catholic Truth Society.http://www.americancatholictruthsociety.com
    - 16 Apr 17, 4:26pm -

The Silversmith Collection

  • THE COASTER - EP002: FATHER'S DAY
    ​Recorded: 6/11/17​Uploaded: 6/11/17ON THIS EPISODE:What's on your coaster?Lance talks fatherhood and the love of God the Father.THANK YOUsThank you for listening! Please share and subscribe!Thank you to all of the amazing fathers and father figu…
    - 94 days ago18 Jun 17, 1:30pm -
  • THE COASTER - EP001 - Graduation
    Recorded: 6/11/17​Uploaded: 6/11/17ON THIS EPISODE:What's on your coaster?Lance talks about his convocation experienceTHANK YOUThank you for listening! Please subscribe!SOCIALFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/silversmithcollectiveTwitter: https:…
    - 11 Jun 17, 11:16pm -
  • Being John: Walking with Those who Grieve
    I don’t know why, but this past year has been one of many trials and tragedies around the world and close to home. It would be a much different blog post if I were writing about these events that hit me personally but I am writing as a bystander lo…
    - 29 Apr 17, 5:26pm -
  • Fear of Death
    “Since, therefore, the children share flesh and blood, Jesus himself likewise shared the same things, so that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and free those who all their lives were held in sla…
    - 29 Apr 17, 5:14pm -
  • My Epiphany Epiphany
    First of all, I want to say that I am convinced that this "epiphany" is a result of me going to confession right before Mass. Confession rids your soul of sin and allows you to be more open to the Holy Spirit working in your life. Yesterday we celeb…
    - 9 Jan 17, 12:07am -
  • Finibus by Jonas Perez -  Reviewed
    Q: Where did you get the idea for your most recent book?A: The lack of the whole image of Christ and God. Really. I just wanted to show and make art that had to do with Christ as a warrior and King... rather than mercy and kindness that we all see an…
    - 7 Jan 17, 6:44pm -
  • Catholic Education Podcast: Ep. 002
    Want audio only? iTunes  |  RSS Show Notes On this episode:We explore the permeation of faith within the Music Education? What are some strategies and tips that can help bring about permeation? How can we build relationships between parishe…
    - 8 Dec 16, 3:39am -

Standing on my Head

  • newIntroducing Fr Harvey Latte SJ
    Guest blogger Fr Harvey Latte SJ, STD, is a master of modern media. With a degree in Communications, he is a well known author and guest on reality TV shows, Fr Latte has been invited to speak at many of our nation’s greatest Catholic intellectu…
    - 53 mins ago20 Sep 17, 1:45pm -
  • newCatholics Come Out Guns A Blazin’
    I watched a forgettable film the other evening called Tombstone. It was a predictable Western with Wyatt Earp, his brothers and Doc Holliday shooting up the OK Corral. It made me think of this week’s shoot out between Fr Martin and his pals and…
    - 24 hours ago19 Sep 17, 3:00pm -
  • The Flying Monk?
    Today is the feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino. To learn about his life go here. Joseph was born into a poor family in Cupertino, Italy in 1603. His father was a poor carpenter who died before he was born, and his impoverished mother gave birth to…
    - 2 days ago18 Sep 17, 9:44pm -
  • Next Up to Bat – Pius XIII?
    Richard Gaillardetz is a theology professor at Boston College, and he’s penned this insightful essay over at America Magazine. He guides us through the development of various understandings of papal authority, and the historical overview is very in…
    - 2 days ago18 Sep 17, 8:40pm -
  • The Mutilation Generation
    In Dante’s Inferno, the violent are confined in the seventh circle. This circle has three rings: the violent against one’s neighbor, the violent against one’s self and the violent against God, nature and art. In the second ring the suicides a…
    - 4 days ago16 Sep 17, 4:05pm -
  • Catholic Socialism. Whatzat?
    Dr. Taylor Marshall is a pretty amazing guy. He’s a novelist, theologian, Bible scholar, online educator and amazing convert. In this post he corrects the idea that there is such a thing as Catholic Socialism Go here to read more.
    - 5 days ago15 Sep 17, 5:17pm -
  • Sharing the Passion of Christ
    Why does God allow good people to suffer?
    - 5 days ago15 Sep 17, 4:35pm -

Mark Shea- Catholic and Enjoying It

  • newThe GOP gets back to the business of trying to kill the weak, poor, and elderly
    It’s only fitting that this pack of clowns (who are less like Bozo and more like IT in the hunger for the blood of the weak) should be called out by a clown who simply quotes their lies back to their faces and speaks the truth: The GOP once again i…
    - 7 hours ago20 Sep 17, 7:34am -
  • newManchild Threatens World War III
    Having spent last week facing calls for impeachment from his former fan base, Trump tries to demonstrate the bigness of his tiny, tiny hands to the men such as Ann Coulter who have rejected him.  Recklessly threatening another manchild with the “t…
    - 14 hours ago20 Sep 17, 12:53am -
  • newInterviewed Rebecca Bratten Weiss on Connecting the Dots today
    Since, as Dave Armstrong notes, the character assassins and inquisitors at Lifesite News did not have the integrity to so much as talk to Rebecca before pasting together the sub-8th grade hatchet job they did on her, I thought I’d give her a chance…
    - 18 hours ago19 Sep 17, 8:51pm -
  • newBlessed are the Peacemakers
    From Daryl Davis, peacemaker: * People make the mistake of forming anti-racist groups that are rendered ineffective from the start because ONLY invite those who share their beliefs to their meetings. * Provide a safe neutral meeting place. * Learn as…
    - 23 hours ago19 Sep 17, 3:50pm -
  • Mary Pezzulo writes beautifully…
    …of what authentic Catholic witness looks like. So does John Cavanaugh-O’Keefe.
    - 4 days ago16 Sep 17, 6:23pm -
  • I Interviewed Derya Little, Author of From Islam to Christ
    on Connecting the Dots: You can get her book here:
    - 4 days ago16 Sep 17, 5:14pm -
  • Did an interview with KBVM in Portland
    about my talk  on Mary coming up in Camas as St. Thomas Aquinas parish in Camas, WA tomorow night at 6:30.  You can listen here.
    - 5 days ago15 Sep 17, 9:43pm -

The Curt Jester

  • The Weekly Francis – Volume 192 – 14 September 2017
    This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 28 August 2017 to 14 September 2017. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog. Angelu…
    - 6 days ago15 Sep 17, 12:46am -
  • The Weekly Francis – Volume 191 – 06 September 2017
    This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 24 August 2017 to 5 September 2017. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog. Angelus…
    - 14 days ago6 Sep 17, 10:24pm -
  • The Weekly Francis – Volume 190 – 30 August 2017
    This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 13 August 2017 to 29 August 2017. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog. Angelus 1…
    - 21 days ago30 Aug 17, 11:34pm -
  • The Weekly Francis – Volume 189 – 23 August 2017
    This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 15 August 2017 to 23 August 2017. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog. Messages…
    - 28 days ago23 Aug 17, 11:29pm -
  • Group of Knights of Columbus split off
    A recent decision by the Knights of Columbus has sown discord among some of the Knights of Columbus. Earlier this month, the Knights of Columbus board of directors unanimously voted to adopt a new uniform for the Fourth Degree. The decision was made…
    - 29 days ago23 Aug 17, 12:38am -
  • Ooti, the Uterus
    Invented for the iPhone, the new “Ooti the uterus” emoji app can be installed for $1.99 and comes with an assortment of smiley expressions and personas. All proceeds go to Planned Parenthood. Leave it to Planned Parenthood to anthropomorphize the…
    - 30 days ago22 Aug 17, 12:05am -
  • The Weekly Francis – Volume 188 – 16 August 2017
    This version of The Weekly Francis covers material released in the last week from 6 August 2017 to 15 August 2017. The Weekly Francis is a compilation of the Holy Father’s writings, speeches, etc which I also post at Jimmy Akin’s blog. Angelus 6…
    - 35 days ago16 Aug 17, 11:57pm -

Reflections of a Catholic Scientist

  • New Post in "The American Catholic": Six Impossible Things before Breakfast
    Hello all--I've a new post on The American Catholic:  Six Impossible Things before Breakfast.   Thanks for looking.
    - 7 days ago13 Sep 17, 2:21pm -
  • Now Publishing on "The American Catholic"
    Hello all and a very good day to you!I am now publishing on the blog "The American Catholic".   First post there is"Hello, my name is Bob, and I'm a climate change denier".Thanks for looking.Shalom,bob
    - 8 days ago12 Sep 17, 1:00pm -
  • Swan Song
    "So long it's been good to know you";;;Woody GuthrieThe time has come to say goodbye to this blog.   I may post very occasional Lohengrin  leaving in his swan boatWalter Crane, 1895from Wikimedia Commonspieces, but will confine my major effort to w…
    - 15 days ago5 Sep 17, 9:00pm -
  • Happy Feast Day Again, St. Augustine*
    St. Augustine and the Fires of Wisdomfrom Wikimedia CommonsHappy those who feast on wisdom and savor her knowledge,She will nourish and refresh them.”Happy Those Who Feast on Wisdom, Hymn for the Office of Readings, 28th August.Today is the Feast…
    - 24 days ago27 Aug 17, 10:48pm -
  • Sean Carroll's "The Big Picture" Reviewed: Why "Poetic Naturalism" is an Oxymoron
    The Standard Model*, from Wikimedia Commons (by Latham Boyle)INTRODUCTIONScientism, the belief that science can explain everything about the world and ourselves, is a religion, although not formally expressed as such. When I call it a religion, I mea…
    - 29 days ago22 Aug 17, 11:40am -
  • Atheus Evangelismus--the Varieties of Evangelical Materialists*
    Militant Atheism--modified from Wikimedia Commons"Many people may be comforted by the idea of a powerful being who cares about their lives and who determines ultimate standards of right and wrong behavior.  Personally, I am not comforted by that at…
    - 40 days ago11 Aug 17, 11:09pm -
  • Can a computer have a soul?The Theology of Science-Fiction, Redux2
    Artificial Intelligence, Wikimedia Commons"Theological Objection:  'Thinking is a function of man’s immortal soul. God has given an immortal soul to every man and woman, but not to any other animal or to machines. Hence no animal or machine can th…
    - 44 days ago8 Aug 17, 12:59am -