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What Does Opposition to the Traditional Mass Really Signify?

On the 14th September, 2007 we commemorated the seventh anniversary of the implementation of Pope Benedict’s Motu Proprio, Summorum Pontificum. Whilst it was welcomed with great joy by a large portion of the Catholic Church, there have been obstacles placed … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Sorrows – 15th September

“And thy own soul a sword shall pierce, that, out of many hearts, thoughts may be revealed.” (Luke 2:35) Our Lady of Sorrows – the feast that follows the Exaltation of the Holy Cross – demonstrates that even the Mother … Continue reading

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Will your grandchildren wake to the chime of church bells or the wail of the muezzin ?

“Soon here we’ll have [the Islamists] shouting from our Catholic church steeples. That’s after they have raped all the feminists, beheaded all the sodomites and silenced all the chat show hosts. Then all will get on their knees and worship … Continue reading

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The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

“Who is this arising like the dawn, fair as the moon, resplendent as the sun, terrible as an army with banners?” (Song of Songs 6:10) The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary was celebrated at least by the sixth century, … Continue reading

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Obedience versus Disobedience

“Don’t you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey–whether you are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads to righteousness?” (Romans 6:16) The … Continue reading

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“Men have forgotten God”

Orthodox Christian author, and Russian dissident, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1970. On 10th May 1983, at the ceremony for winning the Templeton Prize, he gave an acceptance speech under the title “Godlessness: the First Step … Continue reading

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“Thou hast made us for Thyself, O Lord…” – St. Augustine

“Thou hast made us for Thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in Thee.” Today is the feast day of St. Augustine (354-430), Bishop of Hippo (in modern-day Algeria) and Doctor of the Church. … Continue reading

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Woman and the Miracle of Creation

Originally posted on Journey Towards Easter:
It is a miracle, indeed the first and greatest of all miracles, that any of us are alive, or that anything exists at all. Existence is a mysterious thing, and we only have to…

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Yesterday was the feast of St. Clare of Assisi (July 16, 1194 – August 11, 1253) although her feast was originally on August 12. I was privileged to visit her little convent of Saint Damiano in 2001, just in time … Continue reading

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The Detective’s Act of Contrition: “Forget about the doctor. Send for a priest.”

After this morning’s post on our blog, that added the timely reminder to “Go To Confession”, this following article today published on the “Supremacy and Survival” blog seemed particularly appropriate. Turner Classic Movies recently broadcast the 1951 movie, Detective Story, … Continue reading

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First Century A.D.: no ‘written’ Bible but the Holy Eucharist

Something for the “Bible Alone” crowd to chew over. If you walked into a first-century church and asked to see a copy of the New Testament, you’d get a bunch of confused looks and faces. “What do you mean a … Continue reading

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Are You Ready To Be A Martyr? (Homily for the feast of St. James)

On 25th July, we celebrated the Feast of St. James the Apostle. One of the most important points the Gospel of that day presents, is the question Our Blessed Lord asks of James and his brother, “Can you drink the … Continue reading

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Genocide of Christians in Syria and Iraq (Mosul)

The genocide being committed in Syria and Iraq against our Christian brethren by throngs of Islamic jihadists, and continuing underway at this very moment of writing, is leaving the rest of the Christian world looking on in utter horror and … Continue reading

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Flos Carmeli (Flower of Carmel)

Every year on 16th July, Carmelites throughout the world celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Patroness of sailors and fishermen. I have just returned from the celebration of this lovely feast in a small coastal town in … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Message At Recognised Apparition Sites Is Essentially The Same!

Yesterday, 13th July, was the 97th anniversary of Our Blessed Lady’s most important messages imparted at Fatima to the little seers. It included the terrible vision of Hell “where poor [unrepentant] sinners go”.  In 1998 it was revealed that Cardinal … Continue reading

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