Liturgical Year C – 2022:

To better enable follow up on each section in The Catholic Navigator, The Catholic Clipper, and The Catholic Tugboat weekly issues, we strive to base our sources on reliable ONLINE Catholic materials. Our hope is to make you, the mobile Catholic, better able to learn as you go about your daily life. However, occasionally we have had to source our commentary only from print material, for which we provide the pertinent information for ordering from a library or book seller.  All links have been accessed just prior to posting to assure that they are currently active. To access sources to print editions, move your cursor over the listing for the issue of interest and click to open.

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General Resources for Issues

A Note about Weekly Sources:

Please note that the source references below refer to article titles in The Catholic Navigator (N), The Catholic Clipper (C), and The Catholic Tugboat (T). The publications are designed to relate closely to each other, though the content is written appropriate to the intended readers.

This Month's Source Materials

The Fleet Sources – 15 May 2022 – Fifth Sunday of Easter – 25-C

Wisdom: Hokmah, Sophia, Sapiens (N) (C)


“One could say that the central idea of the book is given in 15:1: ‘He who holds to the law will obtain wisdom,’ and that it was written for those who wish ‘to gain learning, being prepared in character to live according to the law’ (prologue, 34–35): To this end, the structure of the book reflects that of the Law, in that it consists of five parts just as there are five books in the Pentateuch.” Michael Adams, trans., Wisdom Books, The Navarre Bible (Dublin; New York: Four Courts Press; Scepter Publishing, 2004), 383.

Catholic Stand – “The Joseph and Francis Evangelization Excuse: Part II,” by Todd Federici


Church Builders – 26 Martyrs of Mexico (N) (C) (T)

Saint Christopher Magallanes and Companions:

Cristero Rebellion- part 1 (with links to Parts 2 and 3):


Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)– Buried Treasure (T)

Catholic Culture – mandatum novum; Maundy Thursday

Read the Fathers – “Mandatum novum do vobis”: Maundy Thursday Sermon,” Possidius


Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)– Catholic I.D. (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 295, 1704)


*Tugboat Challenge: Matching


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The Fleet Sources – 8 May 2022 – Fourth Sunday of Easter – 24-C

Wisdom: Hokmah, Sophia, Sapiens (N) (C)

Song of Songs 8:6

Thomas Aquinas College – Wisdom

 James Gavigan, Brian McCarthy, and Thomas McGovern, eds., Psalms and the Song of Solomon, The Navarre Bible (Dublin; New York: Four Courts Press; Scepter Publishers, 2003), 481.


Mind Over Matter – (N) (C)

Online Etymology Dictionary – gnostic

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy – Gnosticism, gnostic

NC Register – “Embryonic Ensoulment,” by Jim Cosgrove

Stack Exchange – “From a Roman Catholic view, after God creates a soul, does He let the soul to choose if they want to enter a body? Can a soul refuse to be embodied?”


Church Builders (N) (C) – Man & Woman

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 390, 1712, 398, 397, 396)

The Imaginative Conservative – “Does History Repeat Itself?” by Joseph Pearce

Crisis Magazine – “True Femininity: An Interview with Alice von Hildebrand,” by Kimberly Cook

NC Register – “Remembering Lily,” by Michael Warsaw

Marg Mowczko – “A Suitable Helper, in Hebrew; A Narrow View,” by Marg Mowczko

Hebrew Word Lessons – “Helper: defining the EZER woman”

Catholic Straight Answers – “How do Catholics Understand the Creation Account?”

“‘… and which is worst of all, continual fear, and danger of violent death; and the life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short’,” Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, (i. xiii. 9); 1651.

“Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?” —  Robert Browning, Men and Women,

“Andrea del Sarto” [line 98. Men and Women (1855), Source: Men and Women and Other Poems]


*Tugboat Challenge: Short Answers


Church Builders (T)

Our Lady of Fatima:

Our Lady and St. Joseph are models  for Catholic marriage. Their marriage day has been observed on various dates throughout history, but  January  23 is the  date currently in use.

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The Fleet Sources – 1 May 2022 – Third Sunday of Easter – 23-C

Wisdom: Hokhmah, Sophia, Sapiens (N) (C)

Job 1:21

New Advent – Job

Catholic Answers – “The Book of Job,” by Antonio Fuintes

Thomas Aquinas College – Wisdom

Michael Adams, trans., Wisdom Books, The Navarre Bible (Dublin; New York: Four Courts Press; Scepter Publishing, 2004), 20.

Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch, Job: With Introduction, Commentary, and Notes, Second Catholic Edition., The Ignatius Catholic Study Bible (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2014), 14.


Church Builders: St. Athanasius & St. Catherine of Siena (N) (C) (T)

St. Athanasius

Catherine of Siena


Scriptural Secrets (N) – Hidden Gems (C) – Buried Treasure (T)

Agape Bible Study:

St. Charles Borromeo Church, Picayune, MS:


Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C) – Catholic I.D. (T)

Catechism of the Catholic Church – (CCC 948, 759, 295, 883)


*Tugboat Challenge: Fill-ins





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