Day 9: Sodom and Gomorrah (2022)

Fr. Mike breaks down the story of Sodom and Gomorrah today as we read Genesis 18-19, Job 7-8, and Proverbs 2:1-5. For the complete reading plan, visit Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children – parental discretion is advised.

St. Adrian, Abbot of Canterbury

There is very little information handed down to us about Saint Adrian, but this much is certain: He was born in Africa in the seventh century and while still a very young man became abbot of a Benedictine monastery near Naples. He had turned down an appointment as archbishop of Canterbury, persuading the pope to name […]

Fresh start

Pencil Preaching for Sunday, January 9, 2022

A Baptism Unlike Any Other

Each Christmas season wraps up (pun intended) with the Solemnity of the Baptism of the Lord. The three synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke) each record this pivotal theophany, in which Jesus was revealed as the Christ in His baptism in the waters of the Jordan River. This theophany is rivaled only by Our Lord’s transfiguration on Mount Tabor. Both […]

Phony Pro-Life Prelate

CHICAGO ( – The Coalition for Canceled Priests is confronting the cardinal of Chicago. The coalition mobilized Saturday on the steps of Chicago’s Holy Name Cathedral in protest of Cdl. Blase Cupich’s heavy-handed attack on the Traditional Latin Mass — and shortly after at the Windy City’s Federal Plaza for the annual March for Life to protest his hypocritical stance […]