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First protien-counting Smart Jar promises to push your kitchen to the next level

First protien-counting Smart Jar promises to push your kitchen to the next level Watch

Home & Food

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

If you're having a difficult time measuring nutrition, the solution will soon be available. Neo Smart Jar by SKE Labs is officially the first ...

Pop superstar makes terminally ill four-year-old's dream come true (VIDEO)

Pop superstar makes terminally ill four-year-old's dream come true (VIDEO) Watch

Celebrity

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

American superstar, Taylor Swift, surprised a four-year-old, terminally ill girl with a call via FaceTime earlier this month. Swift's chat with ...

Remembering Father Alfred Kunz: A Murder Unsolved

Remembering Father Alfred Kunz: A Murder Unsolved Watch

U.S.

By Matt C. Abbott

In the early morning of March 4, 1998, Father Alfred Kunz, a priest and canon lawyer of the Diocese of Madison, Wis., was found brutally murdered ...

Frodo Baggins and St Therese: The Little Way Through Middle Earth

Frodo Baggins and St Therese: The Little Way Through Middle Earth Watch

Living Faith

By Fr Dwight Longenecker

In giving us a humble hero Tolkien reminds us that it is the foolish things of God which overturn the wisdom of the world. Things are not what ...

Drinking the Chalice of the Lord: Facing Suffering, Struggle and Failure

Drinking the Chalice of the Lord: Facing Suffering, Struggle and Failure Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith Fournier

James was the son of Zebedee and brother of John. From faithful stock, we see in this encounter that some forms of zeal may indeed be genetic. In ...

Beautiful 'Lost City' found in the jungles of Honduras

Beautiful 'Lost City' found in the jungles of Honduras Watch

Americas

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Archaeologists have finally found the main subject of legends and folklore about "monkey children," a "monkey god" and a "massive source of gold." ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, February 28, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Deuteronomy 26:16-19, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:4-5, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:7-8, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:1-2, Gospel: ...

St. John Joseph of the Cross: Saint of the Day for Thursday, March 05, 2015

St. John Joseph of the Cross: Saint of the Day for Thursday, March 05, 2015 Watch

Saints

St. John Joseph of the Cross was born about the middle of the seventeenth century in the beautiful island of Ischia, near Naples. From his childhood ...

Psalm for the Sick: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, March 05, 2015

Prayers

O Lord, in your anger punish me not; in your wrath chastise me not. For your arrows have sunk deep in me; your hand has come down upon me. There is ...

Standing ground: Alabama Supreme Court halts same sex marriages

Standing ground: Alabama Supreme Court halts same sex marriages Watch

U.S.

The State of Alabama remains adamantly opposed to same sex marriages. The Supreme Court of Alabama has since ordered all the state's probate ...

A miracle in the modern age! Conjoined twins successfully separated in Saudi Arabia

A miracle in the modern age! Conjoined twins successfully separated in Saudi Arabia Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

After nine hours of surgery, two baby boys, born as conjoined twins, have a chance at living normal lives.

Young boy horrifically murdered on tape - surprisingly, NOT BY ISIS? (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT)

Young boy horrifically murdered on tape - surprisingly, NOT BY ISIS? (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A newly horrifying video, showing a nine-year-old boy being murdered by militia, has been publicly released. However, this video does not show ISIS ...

WHY has heroin overdose deaths in the U.S. quadrupled over the past 15 years?

WHY has heroin overdose deaths in the U.S. quadrupled over the past 15 years? Watch

U.S.

Once considered the lowest a person could fall, heroin deaths and addiction have quadrupled over the past 15 years. Death rates from heroin ...

Your Catholic Voice Foundation (YCVF) Reports - what your generosity did for Syrian and Iraqi Christians in 2014!

Your Catholic Voice Foundation (YCVF) Reports - what your generosity did for Syrian and Iraqi Christians in 2014!

Living Faith

Your Catholic Voice Foundation 2014 Report - Last year, caring, devoted Catholics such as you made thousands of donations to care for Christians ...

New rules for Vatican finance offices include protection for 'whistleblowers'

New rules for Vatican finance offices include protection for 'whistleblowers' Watch

Living Faith

Those who find evidence of wrongdoing in the finances governing the Vatican will be protected under new rules. The guidelines governing the ...

Mar 05 - Homily: Only God is Trustworthy

Mar 05 - Homily: Only God is Trustworthy Watch

AirMaria > Homilies

Put all your trust in God - not people, your bank account, or anything else. Ave Maria! Mass: Thursday 2nd Week of Lent - Wkdy - ...

Has Obama destroyed 60 years of friendship? U.S.-Israeli relations frayed after dismissive comments from President Obama

Has Obama destroyed 60 years of friendship? U.S.-Israeli relations frayed after dismissive comments from President Obama Watch

U.S.

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In his dramatic, and controversial, speech before the U.S. Congress, Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu warned that the proposed ...

Jihadi John's father calls son 'dog, an animal and a terrorist'

Jihadi John's father calls son 'dog, an animal and a terrorist' Watch

Europe

Describing his son as a "dog, an animal and a terrorist," the father of dreaded Islamic State terrorist "Jihadi John," 51-year-old father of ...

Christian monks in Egypt face death by bulldozer to cries of 'Allahu Akbar!'

Christian monks in Egypt face death by bulldozer to cries of 'Allahu Akbar!' Watch

Africa

Coptic monks in Egypt are facing death by bulldozer as road workers chanting "Allah Akbar!" plan to bulldoze an ancient Christian site to construct a ...

 Oprah Winfrey sadly shuts down Harpo Studios forever

Oprah Winfrey sadly shuts down Harpo Studios forever Watch

Business & Economics

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Oprah Winfrey is set to shut down production at her Chicago-based Harpo Studios by the end of 2015. After much thought, the billionaire mogul has ...

Historic World War II Japanese battleship amazingly discovered by Microsoft co-founder

Historic World War II Japanese battleship amazingly discovered by Microsoft co-founder Watch

Asia Pacific

The sea has given up one of its long-kept secrets to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. He says he has found the wreck of a long-lost World War II ...

Was a girl really stoned to death for having a Facebook account?

Was a girl really stoned to death for having a Facebook account? Watch

Middle East

Two weeks ago, the Islamic State stoned to death a Syrian girl for adultery, despite the fact she never touched another person. Her actual crime? ...

Daily Readings for Saturday, February 28, 2015

Daily Readings

By New Jerusalem Bible

Reading 1: Deuteronomy 26:16-19, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:1-2, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:4-5, Responsorial Psalm: Isaiah 119:7-8, Gospel: ...

St. Casimir: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, March 04, 2015

St. Casimir: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Watch

Saints

Casimir grew up in a world where his life was not his own. As a prince of Poland, the second son of King Casimir IV and Elizabeth of Austria, his ...

Morning Offering Prayer #4: Prayer of the Day for Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Prayers

Almighty God, I thank you for your past blessings. Today I offer myself - whatever I do, say, or think - to your loving care. Continue to bless ...

Wednesday, March 4 - Homily: Curing of Naaman

Wednesday, March 4 - Homily: Curing of Naaman Watch

Daily Homilies

Fr. Elias on the curing of Naaman and how it has many of the necessary elements for the reception of the graces of faith and ...

PM Netanyahu's Clarion Call

PM Netanyahu's Clarion Call Watch

U.S.

By Adele M. Gill

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015, as President Obama, his staff, and many Democrats in Congress boycotted his speech, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu ...

European leaders warn Putin to back down: Threaten more sanctions if Ukraine ceasefire is violated

European leaders warn Putin to back down: Threaten more sanctions if Ukraine ceasefire is violated Watch

Europe

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

While the current ceasefire agreement is apparently holding in Ukraine, European leaders and President Obama warned Russia that they would come ...

You Can't Be Everything To Everybody

You Can't Be Everything To Everybody

Blog

By Jackie Stammen

You can't be everything to everybody. In fact, you can't be everything to any one single person. It's just not going to happen... simply because ...

When Did We See You Hungry? Lent and the Love of Preference for the Poor

When Did We See You Hungry? Lent and the Love of Preference for the Poor Watch

Lent / Easter

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The option or love of preference for the poor. This is an option or a special form of primacy in the exercise of Christian charity to which the ...

Almsgiving, Prayer, and Fasting: The Three Pillars of Lent

Almsgiving, Prayer, and Fasting: The Three Pillars of Lent

Lent / Easter

By Wendy C. RN., BA.

'Give alms...Pray to your Father...Fast without a gloomy face...' (Matthew 6:1-18)