In his book The Early Papacy: To the Synod of Chalcedon in 451, Fr. Adrian Fortescue argues that the essential Catholic claims about the authority of the pope can all be found in patristic texts from […]
A pro-life activist carries a sign at a Planned Parenthood facility in New York.
Eugène Delacroix, “Christ on the Sea of Galilee,” 1854
For a long time, I thought the phrase “a perfect storm” came from Sebastian Junger’s book by the same name, which became a very successful movie in 2000. But I did a bit of fact-checking and discovered that the term is 300 years old.
Obviously storms, especially severe ones, fit nobody’s definition of perfect. The phrase “a perfect storm” compares to the familiar expression “a perfect stranger”. Perfect here means absolute or complete, not excellent.
No Holy Mass June 19 6:00pm Saturday at Holy Redeemer in Andrews. No Holy Mass June 20 8:30am Sunday at Prince of Peace in Robbinsville. There will be Holy Mass June 20 11:00am Sunday at Holy Redeemer in Andrews. Substitute … Continue reading →
Leah Darrow on EWTN Pro-Life Weekly / EWTN
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 19, 2021 / 13:00 pm (CNA).
I may have quoted Whitman, but, no, I’m not talking about Abraham Lincoln. After all, I’m not a racist. Are you sick of the madness? Let’s put that aside. Sunday’s prayer is found in ancient sacramentaries, such as the Veronese and … Read More →