July 6 is the feast of St. Maria Goretti, a Saint I love very much. Loving her was not immediate for me. My appreciation of her has been more of a journey. I had to take a prayerful look at… Continue Reading →
Drew and Katie Taylor sit down with Dr John Bergsma to discuss it, the future of higher education, how to fall in love with scripture.
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Today’s Gospel (Mt 10:37-42) made me think of how Mary constantly let her own plans go in order to embrace what God was asking of her. She did this over and over. “Whoever loves (fill in the blank) more than… Continue Reading →
Another really short papacy, ended because of a cold pilgrimage in Rome.
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Fr. Rob is joined by Dr. Mike Scherschligt, President and Founder of Holy Family School of Faith who lead people to a relationship with Christ and the Holy Family through the Rosary.
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When we come before the Friend who we know loves us, it is important that we make an Examination of Conscience. This is so we can remove anything that stands between us and him. If we have failed a friend… Continue Reading →
Sunday in Ordinary Time June 25, 2023
ever see the 1986 horror movie, The Fly, staring Jeff Goldblum? In it there is the lin…
Every morning as sunlight makes its way across the earth, the praises of God awaken from the heart of the praying Church. Behind the sunrise the praises and petitions continue through the hours of the day. As each time zone… Continue Reading →
Gregory XIV: Another short papacy from another friend of St. Philip Neri.
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Sister Alicia Torres of the Franciscans of the Eucharist of Chicago. She is on the executive board for the National Eucharistic Revival answers all this and more.
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Sunday of Ordinary Time Cycle A June 18, 2023
In the Gospel we just heard, we are
told that “At the sight of the crowds, Jesus’ heart was moved with pity for
them because they were troubled and…
Happy Immaculate Heart of Mary day! I’m wearing my Immaculate Heart of Mary.shirt today as I clean house, watch my granddaughter and cook. Normally I would be at work on a Saturday but today I am not. As I clean… Continue Reading →
Urban VII: The Shortest Papacy in History.
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In this episode of the Catholic Link podcast, Fr. Rob discusses the little known Church council, the Second Council of Nicaea, which is the seventh ecumenical council in the Church’s history. Fr. Rob discusses what this council says about icons of God …
On Sunday, May 7, while on vacation with my family in Massachusetts, we decided to go to Mass at Most Holy Trinity Monastery, home to the Maronite Monks of Adoration. We were […]
The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ June 11, 2023
In our first reading, Moses said to the people, and that
means to us right here, right now: “Remember….” And later “Do not forget th…
Today, in the Western lung of the Catholic Church, we celebrate the great Solemnity of Corpus Christi – the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. We commemorate the great sacrament of the […]
Father’s Day is quickly approaching. If you have a dad, a husband, a grandfather, or a son, that will celebrate this day and they are into smoking cigars, I would encourage you […]
Sixtus V: A poor friar from a tenant farming family becomes the friends of saints and then a reforming Pope.
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How to prepare your kids for first communion and first reconciliation!?! In a way that actually helps keep them Catholic.
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As Catholics, we are called not to follow and embrace the culture of our time, but we must always strive to be counter-cultural. When we are faced with opposition that seems too […]
Solitude, silence, Jesus
The Pope fixes the calendar, which we still use today.
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In this Catholic Link podcast, Fr. Rob shares his thoughts about adding something new to his podcast and where he found inspiration for his show.
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SUNDAY Cycle C May 28, 2023
The color for today’s Mass is Red. Red is a good color. What
do you think of when you see the color red?
Our first Canonized Saint in over 60 episodes! The implementation of the Council of Trent, the Battle of Lepanto and the Triumph of the Rosary.
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Dr. Marie Meaney discusses her latest book, When Expecting Doesn’t Happen: Turning Infertility into a Journey of Hope.
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Day 1 Come, Holy Spirit! Come by means of the powerful intercession of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Thy well beloved spouse. ♥️ Oh Comforter with Mary let us travel the world by our prayer of the heart, touching the… Continue Reading →
another reforming Pope who happened to have a saintly Cardinal Nephew.
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To us who celebrate it every year the Ascension of Jesus seems to naturally follow the initial celebration of his Resurrection. However I imagine it was an earth shattering surprise to his followers that he would be leaving them yet… Continue Reading →
Fr. Rob shares his thoughts on life after a post COVID Church and how the Church adapted to COVID-19.
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A very strict inquisitorial reforming Pope, who doesn’t make a lot of friends.
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Utilizing digital media to draw people into relationships while prayerfully protecting yourself against social media addiction and comparison.
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Sunday of Easter May 7 2023
Boulders. In our second reading this
morning St Peter – that is a statue of him holding the keys behind me – Peter
Red had an easy laugh; open and free He laughed at himself because he was funny, And at the world because it was ridiculous. At The Eagle Newspaper pressroom Red was irreplaceable Ingenious An out of the box thinker who… Continue Reading →
A short papacy but a beautiful Mass that came from it.
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Fr. Joe Rampino discusses the priesthood in the context of rural chapels.
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Last Sunday, we heard the third Resurrection account for this Easter season from Luke 24:13-25, famously known as The Road to Emmaus. Out of the many scriptures that I love to read, […]
A bit of a dissapointmnt for reformers, but some bright spots as the Council of Trent continues.
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Lisa Cotter explains the Catholic teaching on women, utilizing the wisdom of JPII feminine genius teaching and Catholic feminity.
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