November 21, 2019 - Catholic Herald

November 21, 2019

Saints for a new situation

Everywhere in Church circles today you hear a lament: our churches are emptying. We’ve lost our youth. This generation no longer knows or understands...

Heretic of the week: Conrad Beissel

Conrad Beissel (1691-1768) was born in Eberbach, a town deeply divided between Catholics and Calvinists. As one of the latter, he took up the...

Prize crossword 0620

Cryptic across 5 French author died in Thebes, he discovered (6) 7 Fix Liza with soldier, getting on board to see the pyramids here...

Mass readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week II Sunday, November 24: Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe 2 Sm 5:1-3; Ps 122; Col 1:12-20; Lk...

How to … Be an altar server

Most parish priests like to be able to draw on the help of between one and six altar servers at any one time. Traditionally,...

Diary of a City Priest

Pius XI announced the establishment of the feast of Christ the King in an encyclical, Quas primas, published in December 1925. In its introduction...

Omnium Gatherum 

In 1925 Pius XI issued an encyclical, Quas primas, by which he established the annual feast of Christ the King to be celebrated at...

The Word this Week 

On this last Sunday of the liturgical year the Church celebrates Christ as our victorious King, leading the whole of creation to the triumph...

Walking with God among pots and pans

The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Carlos Eire, Princeton, 280pp, £22/$26.95 This incisive, insightful book gets to the heart of the matter...

When people really believed in fairies

Fairies: A Dangerous History by Richard Sugg, Reaktion Books, 279pp, £9.99/$16.95 Do you believe in fairies? Many of us would say no, then perhaps...

Saints for a new situation

Everywhere in Church circles today you hear a lament: our churches are emptying. We’ve lost our youth. This generation no longer knows or understands...

Heretic of the week: Conrad Beissel

Conrad Beissel (1691-1768) was born in Eberbach, a town deeply divided between Catholics and Calvinists. As one of the latter, he took up the...

Prize crossword 0620

Cryptic across 5 French author died in Thebes, he discovered (6) 7 Fix Liza with soldier, getting on board to see the pyramids here...

Mass readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week II Sunday, November 24: Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe 2 Sm 5:1-3; Ps 122; Col 1:12-20; Lk...

How to … Be an altar server

Most parish priests like to be able to draw on the help of between one and six altar servers at any one time. Traditionally,...

Diary of a City Priest

Pius XI announced the establishment of the feast of Christ the King in an encyclical, Quas primas, published in December 1925. In its introduction...

Omnium Gatherum 

In 1925 Pius XI issued an encyclical, Quas primas, by which he established the annual feast of Christ the King to be celebrated at...

The Word this Week 

On this last Sunday of the liturgical year the Church celebrates Christ as our victorious King, leading the whole of creation to the triumph...

Walking with God among pots and pans

The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Carlos Eire, Princeton, 280pp, £22/$26.95 This incisive, insightful book gets to the heart of the matter...

When people really believed in fairies

Fairies: A Dangerous History by Richard Sugg, Reaktion Books, 279pp, £9.99/$16.95 Do you believe in fairies? Many of us would say no, then perhaps...