Why a Home Blessing Repulses Demons, 3 Great Books To Get To Know the Church Fathers, and More Great Links

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The Power of a Blessed Home: Why a Home Blessing Repulses Demons – Msgr. Stephen Rosetti at ChurchPOP +1

3 Great Books to Get to Know the Church Fathers – Theresa Civantos Barber at Aleteia +1

A Family Guide to Spiritual Warfare – Kathleen Beckman at Catholic Exchange

Essentials to the Spiritual Life – Father Christopher Pietraszko at Ignitum Today

Why All People Suffer – Dan Burke at SpiritualDirection.com

Letter to Those Who are Praying for Me – Raymond Cardinal Burke at his personal blog

The Fake Theology Behind Vaccine Mandates – Janet E. Smith at Crisis Magazine

Exploring the Queenship of Mary – Briana Huddleston at Catholic Stand

The Pelosi Dialogues – Robert Royal, Ph.D., at The Catholic Thing

Quatuor Tempora: Notes on Origin and Meaning of Ember Days – Shawn R. Tribe at Liturgical Arts Journal

The Genius of Sacred Music as Heard in 7 Musical “Onomatopoeias” – Msgr. Charles Pope at Community in Mission

Why Is It So Hard To Be Good? – Rob Marco at Catholic Stand

The St. Ann Choir Celebrates Its 58th Anniversary – Gregory DiPippo at New Liturgical Movement

How Wise Are Serpents? – Father John Hunwicke at Mutual Enrichment

Hilarious: Penn State Fan Trolls Auburn with Catholic Taunt – Matthew Archbold at Creative Minority Report

Our Treatment of People with Disabilities – Joe Tevington at Catholic Stand

Cri de Coeur: “What Next?” After Which, Fr. Z Rants – Fr. Z’s Blog

Want More Great Catholic News Links?  Click Here! - Tito Edwards at Big Pulpit

The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, and the Mississippi River are seen from East St. Louis, Illinois, on June 27. Following the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision on June 24, abortion is now banned in Missouri. The nearest clinics to St. Louis are across the river in Illinois, including a Planned Parenthood in Fairview Heights that was opened in 2019 in anticipation of the overturn of Roe v. Wade.

Welcome to Post-Roe America

Every year on the anniversary of Dobbs, Catholics will be able to deepen their understanding of God’s role in the conception of every child, his care for the child’s growth, his knowing each by name, and the future for which he has given each child life.