Monthly Archives: April 2015

Archbishop Lenga: The Intention of the Freemasons is being implemented in the Church

This is the reprint of a rare open letter from His Excellency Archbishop Jan Pawel Lenga (bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Karaganda, Kazakhstan) on January 1, 2015 A.D., from the version published in English at Rorate Caeli Blog. Owing to its disturbing … Continue reading

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Why today’s secular culture is anti-Catholic

I often find it interesting to look back at old articles written when the Internet was still quite young. This is mainly to see if the intelligent folk back then got it right or if we are any the wiser … Continue reading

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Quotes from St. Catherine of Siena (Doctor of the Church, Papal Advisor, Mystic and Visionary)

On finding God in the midst of a busy life: “Build an inner cell in your soul and never leave it.” Faithfulness to duty: “Let all do the work which God has given them, and not bury their talent, for … Continue reading

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Why the Traditional Latin Mass?

 By Father Michael Rodriguez* (1) The venerable and immemorial Roman Mass, including in its exquisite ritual detail, is theocentric—centered on and directed to Almighty God. It gives constant glory to the Triune God: a sacrifice of adoration, thanksgiving, propitiation, and … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Vocations Sunday from Fr Willie Doyle

The first objective of Patrick Kenny’s blog on this saintly, valiant, Irish Jesuit priest, Fr. Doyle 1873-1917, who was killed in action during WW1, was “to hold up Fr Willie Doyle as a very modern and relevant model of heroic … Continue reading

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O God Of Earth And Altar

O God of earth and altar, bow down and hear our cry, our earthly rulers falter, our people drift and die; the walls of gold entomb us, the swords of scorn divide, take not thy thunder from us, but take … Continue reading

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2005-2015 — Ten Years After the Enthronement of Pope Benedict XVI

from: The Eponymous Flower, (Vatican)  It was April 25th 2005 on a Sunday, a day with picture perfect weather as the enthronement of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI took place beyond the magnificent facade of St. Peter’s. … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke speaks out in Germany

Ever the tireless shepherd, Cardinal Burke was at the 25th anniversary celebrations and Annual General Meeting of Pro Missa Tridentina, one of Una Voce’s German member-associations. To mark the occasion he celebrated a Solemn Pontifical Mass on April 25, 10 am … Continue reading

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St. Mark the Evangelist – 25th April

“After their departure [of Peter and Paul from earth], Mark, the disciple and interpreter of Peter, did also hand down to us in writing what had been preached by Peter” – (St. Irenaeus ‘Against Heresies’ 3.1.1). Each of the four gospel … Continue reading

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Aspirations, Ejaculatory Prayer and Holy Thoughts

We continue our journey through St. Francis de Sales’ ‘Introduction to the Devout Life’ with this inspiring meditation of the day. WE retire with God, because we aspire to Him, and we aspire in order to retire with Him; so … Continue reading

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Overwhelming majority in San Francisco support Archbishop Cordileone’s efforts: online poll

[Latest update from LifeSite/News] We did it! In the space of less than a single day we raised the $30k needed to run a full-page ad in the San Francisco Chronicle thanking Archbishop Cordileone for his faithfulness. The response was … Continue reading

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Nigerian Bishop Says Christ Showed Him How to Beat Islamic Terror Group

From the Church Militant blog by Ryan Fitzgerald, April 21, 2015 Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme, head of the Diocese of Maiduguri in Nigeria’s Borno State, was in a chapel praying before the Blessed Sacrament last December when, he says, something extraordinary happened: … Continue reading

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Feisty Nuns

From Father Ed’s Blog (the Tunbridge Wells Ordinariate)   There are those on this blog [Fr. Ed’s blog] who believe I am harsh in criticising modernist liberalism within Christianity. So be it. My criticism will continue because I sincerely believe liberalism … Continue reading

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St Thérèse’s parents coped with ‘21st century problems’

By David V Barrett – Catholic Herald (22 April 2015) Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin are expected to be declared saints at the family synod in October and their relics will tour the UK next month Blessed Louis and Zélie … Continue reading

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Shroud of Turin now on Public Display

“For the believer, what counts above all is, that the Shroud is a mirror of the Gospel… and thus a truly unique sign that points to Jesus, the true Word of the Father, and invites us to pattern our lives on … Continue reading

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