Highlight of the week:
All Hipsters Eventually Become Catholic by Edmund Mitchell
“The new hipster loves going to daily Mass at his parish, where the pews are filled with no one under the age of 50. He did it before it was cool.”
A wonderful pro-life short film.
Alice von Hildebrand honoured by Pope Francis by John Burger
Cardinal Burke invests her as a Dame Grand Cross of the Pontifical Order of St. Gregory the Great.
A Meditation on the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass (video) by Michael Sestak
Exorcist explains devil’s special hatred of women by S. Brinkmann
“[Satan] is like a mad man. He can’t get to Mary; she’s confirmed in grace, she defeated him. So he looks for other women.”
Marriage Doesn’t Just Happen by Anthony Esolen
“Our young people not only refrain from dating and courting—they do not know how to do it.”
Meet the new pope—same as the old pope by Kyle Smith
“Sorry, liberals: Pope Francis is not the Barack Obama of the Vatican.”
No Happy Harmony by Elizabeth Corey
Career and motherhood will always tragically conflict.
Receiving Holy Communion on the tongue (video) by Fr. Paul Nicholson
“Like medicine for the very sick” from Canada’s very own Fr. Paul Nicholson, Mission Preacher for the New Evangelization
Surmounting the ‘faceless, ominous ramparts’ of modernism by Duncan Stroik
A field guide to the new Catholic architecture.
The lost art of Catholic drinking by The Catholic Gentleman
“From man’s sweat and God’s love, beer came into the world.”
What is lacking in the Church today (video) by Fr. Steven Scheier
When God makes you wait by Anna Bachinsky
“Sometimes the waiting period of our lives is the most important time in our life.”
Why priests should celebrate the extraordinary form by Kevin M Tierney
“By offering Mass in the Extraordinary Form, you are serving fellow Catholics, and living out your vocation.”