Monthly Archives: September 2015

Lectio Divina: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Passion to Serve     By Archbishop Francesco Follo (ZENIT.org) Roman Rite Wis 2, 12.17-20; Ps 54; Jas 3.16 to 4.3; Mk 9, 30-37 1) On the way to Jerusalem. Jesus is going to Jerusalem to live the paschal mystery … Continue reading

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Against the Zeitgeist: The Role of Independent Catholic Voices

From: http://www.onepeterfive.com An absolute must-read. by Mark Nowakowski In every age of darkness, there is always present the Spirit of the Church, facing down the worldly spirit of the times. In seeking to understand the conflicts of our own times, … Continue reading

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Speaking in Tongues

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Michael Voris on the SSPX: not charitable, not true.

from: http://www.lmschairman.org/2015/09 The announcement by Pope Francis that priests of the Society of Pius X (SSPX) will be given faculties to hear confessions during the ‘Year of Mercy’ has stimulated Michael Voris to reiterate once again his view that the … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of “Dialogue”

Below is an excellent post by Eric Sammons from One Peter Five, a blog well worth bookmarking and supporting: Growing up, I saw a lot of sitcoms. Too many: The Cosby Show, Family Ties, Night Court, Cheers (ok, so I … Continue reading

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September 16 – Our Lady of Las Lajas, the miracle in stone

    There are many amazing incidents involving apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary related throughout history, and nearly countless times where she has come to give her special assistance to men. One of the most astonishing events involves a … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Sorrows

  A DEVOTION IN HONOUR OF THE SORROWFUL HEART OF MARY V. Incline unto my aid, O Lord. R. O Lord, make haste to help me. Glory Be… 1. I compassionate Thee, sorrowing Mary, for that affliction which thy tender … Continue reading

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80th Anniversary of the Divine Mercy Chaplet

Abridged and adapted from a post by Joseph Pronechen at the National Catholic Register: This September 13-14 on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross marks a major milestone. It is the 80th anniversary of a gift Jesus gave us — the Chaplet … Continue reading

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Two Popes on True Christian Marriage

“First of all, let this remain the unchanged and unshakable foundation: Matrimony was neither established nor restored by man but by God. It has been protected, strengthened, and elevated not by the laws of men, but by those of God, … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B

Recognizing Christ Requires Faith and Simplicity   By Archbishop Francesco Follo (ZENIT.org) Roman Rite Is 50, 5-9a; Ps 116; Jas 2.14 to 18; Mk 8.27 to 35 1) Recognizing Christ. The entire Gospel of St. Mark intends to answer to … Continue reading

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Feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary

“As mariners are guided into port by the shining of a star, so Christians are guided to Heaven by Mary.” – St. Thomas Aquinas Most Holy Name of Mary In accordance with Jewish custom our Lady’s parents named her eight … Continue reading

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MPs overwhelmingly reject Assisted Dying Bill

Thanks be to God and the many people who prayed and fasted today. from: The Catholic Herald by David V Barrett The House of Commons has voted on the Assisted Dying Bill (PA) Rob Marris presented his private member’s Bill … Continue reading

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Thought for the day from Our Lady of Good Success

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Synod primer: Explosive video featuring three prelates speaking on adultery, homosexuality in blunt terms

From Rorate Caeli: Our friends at Polonia Christiana have just released a truly explosive video featuring three prelates: Cardinal Raymond Burke, Archbishop Jan Pawel Lenga (see here) and Bishop Athanasius Schneider. For those who don’t understand what we’re facing with Synod ’15, … Continue reading

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After the Synod, the Kasper party opens a second front: “Catholic Divorce”

 from: Rorate Caeli     http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2014/11/ We are very honored to post this new article by a very wise, knowledgeable, and highly influential cleric, writing under the pen name of don Pio Pace.   After the Synod, the Kasper party opens a … Continue reading

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