Ep. 12: March 25 and JRR Tolkien

JRR Tolkien, as a life long Catholic, placed so much of his faith in the underlying mythology of his created world, Middle Earth. There is a connection this coming week, on March 25.

For more information on this, see Dr. Joseph Pearce’s comments on unlocking the Catholicism of The Lord of the Rings.

The Feast of St. Joseph – Bulletin Column

March 19 is the day we traditional celebrate St. Joseph in the liturgical calendar. This year, because he falls on a Sunday, he gets moved to tomorrow, March 20, since Sundays of Lent have a priority on the liturgical calendar. Typically, if a saint’s feast day falls on a Sunday, that saint just gets elided over for the year. But St. Joseph, because of his importance in the Church, gets to have his feast transferred. (It is a perk of being patron of the universal Church!) (more…)