Catholic News & Perspective

August 2021

Aug 30

Tips for parents looking to pass on the Faith

By: Russell Shaw It’s hard to imagine that anyone who ever raised children found it an entirely easy job. Challenging, exciting, often rewarding — yes. But easy? You’ve got to be kidding. That is certainly the case when it comes to religion. Yet as Christian Smith and Amy Adamczyk report in their important new book,...
Read More

Aug 27

Opening the Word: Defiled heart, defiled hands

By: Timothy P. O'Malley Jesus’ disciples eat with defiled hands. This is a problem not just for those of us still living in COVID-tide. The disciples come into the marketplace, sharing food with anyone who is there. They don’t wash their hands, separating themselves from the hoi polloi. But the Pharisees and the...
Read More

Aug 25

The questions we need to be asking about the Mass

By: Ava Lalor In the weeks since Pope Francis issued his motu proprio, Traditiones Custodes, I’ve had a lot of people ask me to share my thoughts and what other people in Catholic media are saying. Most are regular Mass-goers who attend the Novus Ordo like myself, but some are friends whose hearts are broken a bit by what...
Read More

Aug 23

Regarding the Mass, how can we make the ordinary form extraordinary?

By: Msgr. Owen F. Campion It has been more than a month since Pope Francis, as had been expected in some circles, put limits on the celebration of Mass, in the Roman rite, according to the extraordinary form. So called “professional Catholics” — clergy, people working for the Church, academics and those of us in Catholic...
Read More

Aug 20

Opening the Word: Bread of life discourse: Parts 4 and 5

By: Timothy P. O'Malley Last weekend, the Church celebrated the feast of the Assumption. She who bore the Word made flesh in her womb is now crowned as queen of heaven. This solemnity of Our Lady caused a brief interruption of our continuous reading of John 6. Rather than leave us deprived of the remainder of the bread of life...
Read More

 

Catholic News & Perspective

Provides information on the Church, the nation and the world from OSV, America's most popular and trusted national Catholic news source


Online Giving

Online Giving

Secure and Convenient Donate now!