Newsworthy

  • The Man Who Made Hollywood Pray

    June 21st, 2011

    A Catholic Digest classic from the June 1948 issue Photo from Photos.com   “The family that prays together stays together” — even Catholics who aren’t familiar with Patrick Peyton’s name have heard those famous words of his. From his humble beginnings in Ireland, Holy Cross Father Patrick Peyton rose to international fame… read more »

  • Women’s Hats — or Are They?

    June 6th, 2011

    A fight over fashion in a Catholic Digest classic Photo from Photos.com   After the recent British royal wedding, with all the beautiful, odd, and sometimes even bizarre millinery on display, how could we not run this 1946 classic article on women’s hats?   Older readers will remember Lilly Daché. In 1946 — a time … read more »

  • Pistol-Packin' Padre

    May 23rd, 2011

    January 1947, page 1 Photo from Photos.com   It reads like an Old-West TV show: The people of St.Agnes Church, on the west side of San Antonio, Texas, are oppressed by poverty and crime — so much crime that they’re even afraid to come to church. Desperate to help, the archbishop of San Antonio calls for a hero. And out of the dusty… read more »

  • 2011 Global Day of Prayer in Jacksonville, Florida

    May 19th, 2011

    Photo: The Main Street Bridge looking towards the Southbank of Downtown Jacksonville. Credit: Visit Jacksonville and Greg Downing.    An estimated 220 nations will be looking to Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday, June 11 for the first Global Day of Prayer in a U.S. anchor city and visitors in town for the worldwide celebration can get … read more »

  • Available Now! Gregorian Chant: Requiem by the Norbertine Fathers of St. Michael's Abbey

    May 11th, 2011

    GREGORIAN CHANT: REQUIEM BY THE NORBERTINE FATHERS OF ST. MICHAEL’S ABBEY  Available in Stores, physically and digitally, on April 12, 2011 Photo: Rick Belcher   The New Album This is the third Gregorian chant album by the Norbertine Fathers of St. Michael's Abbey in California.  This is not an actual Mass, but the traditional Requiem music according to… read more »