Feast Day of St. Damien, Will of God, Private Charity Government Welfare, Ship of St. Peter, + more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

Saint Damian the Leper Priest and his Protestant Defender - Stephanie A. Mann, The English Reformation: Supremacy and Survival

Saint Damien of Molokai: Zeal for God’s House Consumed Him - Theresa Rita, Zeal

The Will of God - Carl Olson, Ignatius Insight Scoop

Biblical Thoughts on the Ship of Saint Peter - Taylor Marshall, Canterbury Tales

Private Charity Versus Government Welfare - Father C. J. McCloskey III, Crisis Magazine

Quaeritur: Our Father Prayer Hand Holding, Fr. Z Rants - Father John Zuhlsdorf, What Does The Prayer Really Say?

The Right to Kill Your Kid - Donald R. McClarey, The American Catholic

A Spanish Lesson - Robert Royal, First Things/On The Square

Christians Struggle for Religious Freedom in Egypt Amid Violence - Lisa Graas

CNN: Gays More Likely to Get Cancer - Matthew Archbold, Creative Minority Report

Zombies at the Mall - Father Scott Hurd, Archdiocese of Washington

Toowoomba’s Rousing Vocations Pitch - Jack Smith, The Catholic Key Blog

This will be a continuing series from Monday through Saturday twice a day, that I will be contributing for the National Catholic Register.  This will be very similar to what you see on www.ThePulp.it.

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims during his Angelus address August 30, 2020.

Pope Francis: The Path to Holiness Requires Spiritual Combat

Reflecting on Sunday’s Gospel, the pope said that “living a Christian life is not made up of dreams or beautiful aspirations, but of concrete commitments, in order to open ourselves ever more to God's will and to love for our brothers and sisters.”