Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Too Catholic

From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Congregants of a Baptist church in South Carolina yesterday unanimously voted to remove all bibles from their church because many believe it’s too “Catholic”

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Donald R. McClarey

Panis Angelicus

Saint Thomas Aquinas composed Sacris Solemnis at the command of Pope Urban IV for the new feast of Corpus Christi in 1264.  The last two stanzas have become the hymn Panis Angelicus.  I have always viewed this as the heart

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Donald R. McClarey

A Time For Us

Count Marc Antonio Verano: For 70 years, I’ve watched the seasons change. I’ve seen the vibrant life of summer, the brilliant death of fall… the silent grave of winter. And then, I’ve seen the resurrection of spring, the glorious birth

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