Bishops who are unambiguous about doctrine and don’t tolerate dissent get most vocations

Mar 6, 2015 by

Read the story here. I may pick up a copy of the book to read about this research which finds that bishops who are unambiguous about...

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Fr. Rosica Withdraws His Legal Action Against Vox Cantoris

Mar 5, 2015 by

Well, it looks like Fr. Rosica has pulled out of his pending legal action against Vox Cantoris.  You can read his rather curious...

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Cardinal Baldiserri must be removed, and forgiven

Mar 4, 2015 by

The National Catholic Register has an excellent piece here. The author quotes from Pope Francis’ many statements calling for...

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Confession via phone or text message?

Mar 3, 2015 by

Not valid. Fr. Z gives the lowdown over...

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A Plan for Lent

Feb 28, 2015 by

Try this to kick-start your spiritual growth this Lent: 1. Pick one vice you struggle with. Just one. 2. Identify the opposite virtue...

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Converting to Christ in Turkey: “Willing to pay the price”

Feb 28, 2015 by

Wonderful story of a guy named Okan. How much are you willing to do for...

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Weston Lecture Series: Against Critical Thinking [Lecture on our Dummy Culture]

Feb 28, 2015 by

Augustine College is pleased to announce the 17th annual Weston Lecture, a free public lecture given this year by Dr. R.R. Reno...

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Cardinal Pell’s Appropriate Question to the Heretics

Feb 28, 2015 by

Interestingly, Jesus’ hard teaching that “what therefore God has joined together, let no man put asunder” (Mt 19:6) follows not long...

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New Evangelization

Feb 28, 2015 by

We are excited to tell you about the launch of the New Evangelization Summit (NES). It is a conference of great magnitude to gather...

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Canon lawyer wonders if +++Baldiserri violated law

Feb 27, 2015 by

From canonist Ed Peters: There are credible reports that Lorenzo Cardinal Baldisseri, head of the secretariat for the Synod of...

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Reports: Cardinal Baldisseri ordered interception of books defending marriage

Feb 25, 2015 by

Breaking news from Catholic World Report: Both Kath.net and Edward Pentin are reporting that Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, head of...

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Cardinal Burke Coming To Ottawa!

Feb 25, 2015 by

Details here. If any bloggers or Legate visitors plan to go, email me. We might be able to buy a...

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Maryvale Academy celebrates 10th anniversary as private Catholic school

Feb 25, 2015 by

When the founders of Maryvale Academy launched their first academic year 10 years ago, the enrolment was so small the founders faced...

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Church of the Schizo

Feb 24, 2015 by

Faithful Catholics have been told by the progressive (read: heretical) faction of the Church that their aims at alleviating the pain...

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The Priest Litigator

Feb 24, 2015 by

Now that the initial fury has set in regarding the Rosica vs. Vox dust-up, I’d like to offer my own reflections and comments...

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Cardinal Sarah Comes Out Swinging – Uppity Africans to the Rescue!

Feb 22, 2015 by

“The idea that would consist in placing the Magisterium in a nice box by detaching it from pastoral practice — which could evolve...

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Drop Box movie

Feb 22, 2015 by

From a friend: Some of you may be familiar with the concept of a “drop box” for unwanted babies. As an alternative to...

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Catholic Legate Endorses Monte McNaughton’s Bid for the Ontario PC Leadership

Feb 18, 2015 by

He needs our support and encouragement:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_94CyQcBNU 100 Huntley street...

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What’s up with the ashes?

Feb 17, 2015 by

Lent begins tomorrow with Ash Wednesday. Why the ashes? Traditionally, ashes have been a symbol of repentance and humility. They...

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San Fran Archbishop stuns diocese by revealing he’s Catholic

Feb 17, 2015 by

Great article. Please pray for Archbishop Cordileone and all the...

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Synod of the Family: Show Down At High Noon

Feb 17, 2015 by

I’ve been keeping a low profile here on the Catholic Legate since the Synod.  I’ve been spending my time on Facebook....

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“Rosary Bouquet for the Unborn” continues for Mary Wagner on her birthday!

Feb 16, 2015 by

Please join up. Barona, I’m with you. I pledge a Rosary for this purpose in front of the Blessed Sacrament tomorrow evening. My...

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The Gangster who became a Saint

Feb 16, 2015 by

Great story of Saint Peter Armengol...

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Islamic leader denounces ISIS, but sounds almost as violent

Feb 14, 2015 by

This is a sad case of missed opportunity, one could say. Following the burning of a Jordanian pilot by ISIS last week,  Egypt’s...

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St. Katharine Drexel: How a millionaire became a nun

Feb 12, 2015 by

The inspiring story of faith and compassion of “the only canonized saint and mystic from among America’s socially prominent...

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Bishop Athanasius Schneider: Battling the New Gnosticism

Feb 11, 2015 by

We should also create a movement of Catholic families, of “domestic churches”, to witness, defend and spread the integral faith and...

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The Rejection of Humanae Vitae has led to Euthanasia

Feb 11, 2015 by

With Canada’s Supreme court ruling last week in favour of assisted suicide, we are now seeing the poisonous fruit of...

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Pope: Martyrdom happening right now

Feb 11, 2015 by

Tragic, but true. “First, I think of our martyrs, the martyrs of our times, men, women, children who are being persecuted,...

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+Prendergast: Ontario sex ed curriculum threatens parents’ right to judge ‘immoral’ material

Feb 9, 2015 by

“We know that the proposed program threatens the fundamental right of parents to educate their children in the moral dimension of...

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Aiparthenos – the Perpetual Virginity of Mary

Feb 7, 2015 by

“AIPARTHENOS | EVER-VIRGIN? Understanding the Orthodox Catholic Doctrine of the Perpetual Virginity of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, and...

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Andrew Coyne slams Supreme Court decision on assisted suicide

Feb 7, 2015 by

A great article here. Personally, I’m not surprised by the verdict, but I am disturbed by just how illogical the Supreme...

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