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  • St. Joanna
    Prayer, Quips and Quotes by Saintly People; May 24, St. Joanna
    Feast day of St. JoannaFriend and follower of JesusThe instruments of Godare always humble.St. John Chrysostom; Feast day September 13St. Joanna was a devoted follower of Jesus. We learn about her in Luke's Gospel, Chapter 8. She was the wife...
  • St. John Baptist Rossi
    Prayers, Quips and Quotes by Saintly People; May 23, St. John Baptist Rossi
    Feast day of St. John Baptist RossiPriest, Italy (2698-1764)From silly devotions and sour faced saints,good Lord, deliver us!St. Teresa of Avila; Feast day October 15St. John Baptist Rossi was born in Voltaggio, Italy in 1698. He was one of four...
  • Pentecost
    Pope's message on Pentecost: No sinner is turned away!
    In Pope Francis' Regina Coeli address on Pentecost Sunday, Pope Francis greeted the thousands of pilgrims gathered in St. Peters's Square. He commented on the beatification yesterday of Archbishop Oscar Romero who was a zealous pastor and...
  • Pope Francis
    Twelve reasons I'm Catholic
    The other day one of my Protestant friends asked me why I remained Catholic all these years. ”Don’t grab for a book or pamphlet for your answers“, he said, “speak the first things that come to your mind.” Here’s...
  • St. Rita of Cascia
    Prayers, Quips and Quotes by Saintly People; May 22, St. Rita of Cascia
    Feast of St. Rita of CasciaPatron of impossible causes, abuse victims, widowsWidow, Augustinian NunCascia, Italy (1386-1457)Be at peace with your own soul,then heaven and earth will be at peace with you.Quote of St. Jerome; Feast day September...
  • St. Eugene de Mazenod
    Prayers, Quips and Quotes by Saintly People; May 21, St. Eugene de Mazenod
    Feast day of St. Eugene de MazenodBishop, FrancePatron of dysfunctional familiesBishop, France (1782-1861)In spiritual life, when you cease to climb,you begin to descend.Quote of St. Bernard; Feast day August 20St. Eugene Mazenod was born in Aixen...
  • St. Bernadine of Siena
    Prayers, Quips and Quotes by Saintly People; May 20, St. Bernadine of Siena
    Feast day of St. Bernadine of SienaFranciscan priestItaly (1380-1444)God must be the king of our minds,the Lord of our minds, so that the thought of Himnever leaves us, and we speak, think, and act always eitherfor Him or guided by love of Him.Let...
  • Parents are the primary educators of their children, declares Pope
    Parents are the primary educators of their children, declares Pope
    At his weekly general audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis begged that violence and murder committed against Christians in the Middle East and in various other parts of the world should cease, and he referred to it as an “unspeakable crime....
  • wuerl
    DC Cardinal Wuerl at climate event in Rome
    Thursday, Michae Sean Winters of National Catholic Reporter analyzes the remarks of Donald Cardinal Wuerl (how you are supposed to say it) at the second event running up to the climate change encyclical (literally circular letter). You can read...
  • St. Ivo of Kermartin
    Prayers, Quips and Quotes by Saintly People; May 19, St. Ivo of Kermartin
    Feast day of St. Ivo of KermatrinPatron saint of lawyers, judges, orphans, widowsThird Order Franciscan, PriestBrittany (1253-1303)The truth that many people never understand,until it is too late, is that the more you try to avert sufferingthe...
  • St. John I
    Prayers, Quips and Quotes by Saintly People; May 18, St. John I
    Feast day of St. John IBishop of RomeMartyr (d. 526)When doubting Thomas was refuted face to face,all mankind was given instruction.Quote of St. Paulinas of Nola; Feast day June 22Pope John I was born in Tuscany, Italy. Little is known about his...
  • Hillary2
    MSW on Mrs. Clinton's speaker fees.
    Today, Michael Sean Winters of the National Catholic Reporter outdoes himself in discussing Hillary Clinton's recent fee to give a speech as ruining her street cred in working for the working class. You can read his piece athttp://ncronline...
  • St. Paschal Baylon
    Prayers, Quips and Quotes by Saintly People; May 17, St. Paschal Baylon
    Feast day of St. Paschal BaylonFranciscan mysticSpain (1540-1592)O Father Eternal God, Grant me faith and courage;Son, wisdom of the Father, grant me light and make me wise;Holy Spirit, beloved of Father and Son, inflame my heart and purify my...
  • Dereliction of Duty
    Dereliction of Duty
    Recently, I published an Examiner piece on the strange relationship between Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago, which I dubbed to be a 'political odd couple'. They're back in the news again, and the...
  • St. Simon Stock
    Prayers, Quips and Quotes by Saintly People; May 16, St. Simon Stock
    Feast day of St. Simon StockCarmeliteEngland (1165-1265)God whispers to us in our pleasures,speaks in our conscience,but shouts in our pain.It is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world.Quote of C.S. LewisLittle is known about the early life of St....
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