Today is Tuesday of the 4th week of Easter. The liturgical color is white. Saints & Celebrations: On May 1, in both the Ordinary and the Extraordinary Form, we celebrate St. Joseph the Worker, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In the Ordinary Form, it is an optional memorial, and in the Extraordinary Form, […]
Did You Know? The secret society known as the Illuminati was founded by Adam Weishaupt on May 1, 1776. This original organization served as the basis for innumerable later conspiracy theories, which held false and far-fetched ideas about it and similarly-named organizations. LEARN MORE.
Today is Monday of the 4th week of Easter. The liturgical color is white. Saints & Celebrations: On April 30, in the Ordinary Form, we celebrate St. Pius V, pope. It is an optional memorial. In the Extraordinary Form, we celebrate St. Catherine of Siena, OP, virgin, who died in A.D. 1380. It is […]
Did You Know? Adolph Hitler committed suicide in the Fuhrerbunker on Apr. 30, 1945 after making himself one of the worst villains of the 20th century. Oh yeah, and–despite rumors to the contrary–he’s not only *really* dead, he’s *really most sincerely* dead. LEARN MORE.
This version of The Weekly Benedict covers material from 6-25 April 2012 (subscribe here; get as an eBook version for your Kindle, iPod, iPad, Nook, or other eBook reader): Regina Cæli 22 April 2012 Homilies 16 April 2012 – Holy Mass on the occasion of the Holy Father’s 85th Birthday Speeches 16 April 2012 – Meeting with […]
Homosexual activist Dan Savage recently was invited to give a keynote address to a group of high school students at a high school journalism conference. You may make your own inferences regarding what this shows about the national associations in question, given the controversial, foul-mouthed history of Savage. During the course of the event, Savage […]
Today is the 4th Sunday of Easter. The liturgical color is white. Saints & Celebrations: On April 29, in the Ordinary Form, we celebrate St. Catherine of Siena, virgin and doctor of the Church. It is a memorial. In the Extraordinary Form, we celebrate St. Peter of Verona, OP, martyr, who died in A.D. […]
Did You Know? 3D movies are really popular right now, and there were early experiements in 3D movies as well. But there have also been experiments with 3D television. One was an episode of the children’s sci-fi program Space Patrol, which aired Apr. 29, 1953. We may see more 3D television efforts in the future. […]
The Lord’s Prayer or “Our Father” is the most popular prayer in the world. Millions of us say it every day, because it was given to us by Jesus himself as the model of Christian prayer. But do we really understand what we’re saying when we pray it? How about the words “Hallowed be thy […]
Today is Saturday of the 3rd week of Easter. The liturgical color is white. Saints & Celebrations: On April 28, in the Ordinary Form, we celebrate St. Peter Chanel, priest and martyr and St. Louis Grignion de Monfort, priest. It is an optional memorial. In the Extraordinary Form, we celebrate St. Paul of the […]