Category Archives: Prayer

For All the Saints: Catherine of Siena

Fearless. Bold. Doctor of the Church. Poet. Mystic. Stigmatic. Correspondent of Popes and Royalty. Correspondent to the Faithful. Action-oriented contemplative. Saint Catherine of Siena was all these and more. Advertisements

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Because St. Barbara is the Patron Saint of Artillery

It is the Feast of St. Barbara! As a former member of November Battery, 5th Battalion, 14th Marines, let me tell you something: this is a feast day celebrated throughout the entire US Armed Forces in the Artillery Community. Knowing … Continue reading

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For These Thoughts Of Anthony The Great (A Few Words For Wednesday)

From Sr. Benedicta Ward’s The Sayings of the Desert Fathers, here are four sayings attributed to St. Anthony the Great.

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Did You See Bono’s Video On Laudito Si’?

He narrates it well.

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For Shakespeare’s St. Crispin’s Day Speech

It’s St. Crispin’s Day! Which means it’s time for my favorite speech penned by William Shakespeare. See, the Battle of Agincourt occurred on the Feast of Sts. Crispin and Crispinian, which back before I was Catholic I would only have … Continue reading

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430 Followers! YIMCatholic Has Left Patheos. Here’s The 411…

Aloha, readers! Remember me? This is just a short dispatch to let you know that the blogging colossus *cough* you’ve known, loved, and followed all these years, has resigned his commission at the Patheos Catholic Channel. Henceforward, I’ll be cruising … Continue reading

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Because The Church Is Our Pillar Of Fire

For Christmas, we were given one of those little inspirational calendars. You know the kind. Every day you flip a page over and meet a new quote to great the day with. The person who bought ours got it from … Continue reading

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The Rolling Stones Tune “Gimme Shelter” Meets The Internet…

  What if they got folks from all around the world to record a rendition of Mick & Keith’s Gimme Shelter via the web? How cool would that be? The folks at Playing For Change thought it would be cool. … Continue reading

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The Little Sisters Of The Poor Take Their Case To SCOTUS

A few days ago, I was going to mention that the main reason why some cases are settled justly the first time, while others aren’t, has a lot to do with which circuit court the case is heard in. When … Continue reading

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Bishop Richard Stika’s Statement On The Loss Of The Marines Killed In Chattanooga

Requiescat in pace, Marines. Let us pray,

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