“I saw you on the street corner…”

Marian Sister of Santa Rosa reflects on her habit

The following comes from a Feb. 13 posting on the site of the New Liturgical Movement. The following is an essay written by one of the sisters of a community in Santa Rosa, California, called the Marian Sisters of Santa Rosa. She is a seamstress for the community, and part of her work is making their habits. I asked her to describe why she felt this work was important, … [Read more...]

Relevant Radio dropping Catholic Answers Live on Jan. 1

Catholic Answers could not come to an agreement with Relevant Radio, which sought exclusive broadcast and branding rights for the top-rated Catholic radio show in the U.S.

As of January 1, 2018, radio stations owned by Relevant Radio® will no longer carry Catholic Answers Live, for years the top-rated Catholic radio show in the U.S. In 2017, Relevant Radio merged with the West Coast-based Immaculate Heart Radio, a network that had carried the two-hour call-in show live 3-5 p.m. Pacific Time. Catholic Answers, which for twenty years has produced … [Read more...]

Cardinal Burke is free to write

New book from Ignatius Press – Hope for the World

The following comes from a July 19 release sent by Christian Newswire. In a thorough and hard-hitting discussion, Cardinal Raymond Burke frankly offers his thoughts and insights on the pressing issues of our time — the role of the Catholic Church in the modern world, the liturgy, spiritual renewal, marriage, family, respect for human life, radical feminism, poverty and more … [Read more...]

Mother Angelica dies on Easter

The foundress of EWTN influenced Catholic culture more than any bishop could

The following comes from a March 27 Catholic News Agency article: The Catholic Church in the United States has lost the Poor Clare nun who changed the face of Catholicism in the United States and around the world. Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, foundress of the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), passed away on March 27 after a lengthy struggle with the … [Read more...]

EWTN loses in appeals court

Network disappointed but hopeful after latest HHS mandate ruling

The following comes from a February 18 Catholic News Agency article: In a 2-1 decision delivered February 18, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled against the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) in its challenge to the federal contraception mandate. “We are disappointed in the Court’s refusal to protect our religious freedom,” EWTN chairman and CEO Michael … [Read more...]

Living sacrifice

An update on Mother Angelica

The following comes from a November Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration post: WINTER 2015:  “All for Jesus” Since our last update, Mother Angelica’s condition has declined, and it became necessary to put her on a feeding tube. The good part is that she now receives the necessary nutrients she needs. There were some up and down moments, and Mother has suffered a great deal … [Read more...]

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University of San Francisco cites 'liability' in avoiding Walk for Life

On January 24, San Francisco’s Walk for Life West Coast drew pro-life student groups from the western United States. Every year, the walk is covered from start to finish by EWTN. The coverage is led by Father Mark Mary, host of Life on the Rock. Father Mark interviews participants along the walk. He makes a special effort to interview student groups. From this year’s … [Read more...]

Crash pads at five churches and three religious orders

Bishops Daly and Barber join Archbishop Cordileone in hosting Walk for Life side events

On Saturday, January 24, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò will join at least 10 Catholic and two Anglican bishops at the Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco. The nuncio, Pope Francis’s ambassador to the United States, will bring a message from the Holy Father to the tens of thousands of pro-lifers of all races and creeds expected to attend. The walk, which begins at 1:30, … [Read more...]

Catholic Answers launches new podcast

Starting Jan. 2.

The following comes from a Jan. 5 release from Christian Newswire. Catholic Answers is pleased to announce its new podcast, Catholic Answers Focus. For seventeen years, Catholic Answers has produced its highly popular radio program, Catholic Answers Live, which still enjoys a prime slot in the EWTN Radio lineup. Whereas Catholic Answers Live is driven by a call-in, … [Read more...]

Christ Cathedral – the transformation

Video and interactive map

  The following comes from a Sept. 24 posting on Whispers in the Loggia. The rollout is on – three years since its $57.5 million acquisition, the centerpiece plans for Crystal Cathedral's transformation into the seat of the 1.3 million-member diocese of Orange are being released at this hour at the Garden Grove site. Currently slated for dedication as Christ … [Read more...]