Civil War: Crowd-Sourcing History

This is a bit more Donald’s thing than mine, but it is simply too neat to not share– a site called Civil War Photo Sleuth (CWPS) is collecting all the photographs they can (you can upload them, anonymously if you

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Donald R. McClarey

Cardinal Newman on the Immaculate Conception

Memorandum On the Immaculate Conception I 1. IT is so difficult for me to enter into the feelings of a person who understands the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception, and yet objects to it, that I am diffident about attempting

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Romaric

RENOUNCING the court of Clotaire II. in which he enjoyed the highest honours and dignities, he sold great part of his estates for the benefit of the poor; and, with the residue, founded two monasteries, one for men the other

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: You Were Expecting the Virgin Mary?

From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Admitting that it wasn’t the relic of a saint most people have ever heard of, 31-year-old Candice Price told friends Wednesday that her first

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Donald R. McClarey

Immaculate Mary

  Something for the weekend.  Only one song is possible today:  Immaculate Mary.

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Donald R. McClarey

Bishop Sheen on the True Meaning of Christmas

First broadcast in 1956, Bishop Sheen puts his own unique spin on the eternal mystery of Christmas, God becoming Man, Creator becoming Created.  It is interesting how philosophical and complicated Sheen’s presentation is.  Recall that his show was broadcast on commercial TV

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