Catholic Carnival #86

Our focus moves from the inward to the outward as we mingle through this week’s carnival.

Barbara at SFO Mom writes about a child’s honest and simple expression leads to a reflection on Trust Me.

In Tangible Faith, Penitens at A Penitent Blogger reflects on an important aspect of our faith.

In Faith and Life, Kevin at HMS Blog writes a reflection on Sunday’s readings for June 13, focusing on how we need to live to cooperate with God’s plan for our immortality.

Lord God of All Creation at Kicking Over My
Traces
creates a small graphical homage sparked by a request for Christian-themed subjects in photography.

With the recent approval by US bishops of the new English Mass translation, Eric at Ales Rarus writes in Language and Order about a quote from Peter Berger’s The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion that might provoke interesting discussion.

In The Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, Jay at Living Catholicism reflects on the importance of the mission of the friars.

Carol at Alabama Improper writes about God and sports in Major League Faith Nights.

At Deo Omnis Gloria, Jay recalls some history in regards to problems non-Catholics have with arguing that the Church didn’t want regular Christians to read Scripture in Did the Catholic Church Forbid Christians from Reading the Bible?

Lane at The Blog from the Core starts a ten-part series from Cardinal Newman’s remarkable Lectures on the Present Position of Catholics in England with Protestant View of the Catholic Church. (Lane also includes some background and biographical information.)

Bonus: A podcast is posted by Jim at Universal Call on an interview with psychologist Dr. Joseph Nicolosi on Homosexuality and the Church.