The Holy Sponge: A Lesser Known Relic of Jesus Christ

The Holy Sponge isa lesser known relic associated with Jesus Christ that every Catholic should be familiar with, given to Him to drink from on the Cross.

Were Early Catholics Known by Any Other Name?

A Catholic by any other name would be just as pious: early followers of Jesus were known as of the Sect of the Nazarenes, followers of the Way, and Sheep.

Did You Know? The Oldest Hymn Still Sung Today Is Nearly...

Since Church-time immemorial we have sung "psalms and hymns and spiritual songs," the oldest of which is known as the Phos Hilaron: the lamp-lighting hymn.

Can Mass Be Celebrated in Sign Language?

Is sign language permitted for the Liturgy, and is Mass celebrated in sign language valid if a priest doesn't vocalize the Words of Consecration?

Did You Know? Saint Francis Is a Marvel Comic Super Hero

Everyone is familiar with Marvel icons: Iron Man, Captain America, Spiderman - but did you know that Saint Francis is also part of their superhero pantheon?

Basing Identity on Our Desires

If we all have the desire to do the right thing, but aren’t necessarily always willing to, does that mean that our desires to do the right thing translate into high moral inventory?

Benedict XVI: “There Is Only One Pope, and His Name Is...

In a soon to be released interview, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI said that "there is only one pope, and his name is Francis."

Long Lost Poem by J. R. R. Tolkien Is a Beautiful...

Discovered in 2016, this long lost poem penned by J. R. R. Tolkien of fantasy acclaim is a beautiful Christmas prayer to the Virgin Mary.

Three Drunks Worth Knowing: An Epic Sermon by Fulton Sheen All...

Venerable Fulton Sheen gives an analysis of the will in the context of alcohol addiction and discusses advice for those in that situation in an epic sermon.

Jesuit’s Bark: When Jesuits Discovered the Cure for Malaria and Saved...

Malaria had been untreatable for millenia, until just four hundred years ago when Jesuits discovered the cure and introduced it around the world.

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