Monthly Archives: July 2016

“Be thou opened!”(liturgical readings of TLM)

Today is the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost in the Traditional Roman Rite. From ‘Saint Andrew Daily Missal’: In to-day’s liturgy the Church teaches us that almighty God gives divine aid to those who ask for it with confidence. It was … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice of Praise and the Ecstatic Orientation of Man

Dr. Kwasniewski’s Lecture at Silverstream Priory (Ireland) This conference was delivered to local clergy and religious at Silverstream Priory on Thursday, July 28, 2016. The text is reproduced below in full (for those who prefer it, here is an audio … Continue reading

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At World Youth Day, Vatican releases teen sex-ed program that leaves out parents and mortal sin

  Update: The Vatican’s full program has been published at the website run by the Pontifical Council for the Family here, however some have been experiencing difficulties accessing the site. Editor’s Note: A slide show of problematic content in the Vatican … Continue reading

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Full Text of Pope Francis’ Homily at the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa

CZESTOCHOWA, Poland — Those who embrace their own littleness become the “spokespersons” of God, Pope Francis said during Mass at the shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, celebrating the 1050th anniversary of Poland becoming a Christian nation. It was the … Continue reading

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“Our sufferings today are the prelude of those you, Europeans and Western Christians, will also suffer…”

After the recent Islamic terrorist attacks in Europe, it is perhaps time to recall the impassioned warning given to Western media by Archbishop Amel Nona (former Chaldean Catholic Archeparch of Mosul) nearly two years ago. With the “open doors” policy … Continue reading

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A Miracle, Our Lady, and the Light of Christ

First let me tell you about a little known miracle of an icon of Our Blessed Lady that occurred in Russia during the dark days of Communism. “Every time we turned off the light, the icon appeared” (Mr Polsky) “Just … Continue reading

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Grandparents of the Lord: Feast of Sts. Anna and Joachim

Grandparents of the Lord In seventeenth century France devotion to the Holy Family became a mark of the renewal that, following the Council of Trent, blew through the Church like a refreshing breeze, a mystical invasion. The Holy Family was … Continue reading

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Lord have mercy!

  From BBC News: A priest has been killed in an attack by two armed men at his church near Rouen in northern France, police and French media have said. The armed men entered the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray during Mass, … Continue reading

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How To Deal With The Highly Damnable

Terrorists are nothing more than manipulative attention seekers who have lost their souls and humanity by choosing the ends before the means. We must stop playing their game: we need low key and unemotional reporting of their atrocities, coupled with … Continue reading

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St. James, Apostle: Feast 25th July

St. James, brother of St. John, and son of Zebedee, was a native of Bethsaida in Galilee. He is surnamed the Greater, i.e. the elder. One day his mother, approaching the Saviour, asked of Him “the favour for her two … Continue reading

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Is Francis a Willing Dupe of Radical Islam?

by Christopher A. Ferrara July 22, 2016 Readers may recall that Francis recently had a tête-à-tête at the Vatican with the “moderate” Muslim Sheik Ahmed el-Tayeb, the “Grand Imam” of Al-Azhar University in Cairo, and perhaps the world’s most authoritative scholar of … Continue reading

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Sex education: an holistic approach

Louise Kirk has been UK Co-ordinator for the Alive to the World values education program since 2007, working closely with its creator Christine Vollmer. The programme gives children aspiration to marriage and productive citizenship. She wrote Sexuality Explained: a guide for parents and children to complement … Continue reading

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The Vatican’s ‘Greatest Supporter’ and Collaborator

  Written by  Elizabeth Yore for The Remnant: Pro-Abort Papal Advisor, Jeff Sachs Be forewarned. This photo speaks volumes about this papacy and its collaborators. Know them by the radical company they keep. Clout affords him heightened access to the Pope, as … Continue reading

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Cardinal Sarah reflects on new feast of Saint Mary Magdalene

From Aleteia: To coincide with the feast of Mary Magdalene instituted by Pope Francis on June 3, 2016, Cardinal Robert Sarah has written an essay which shall appear in the Friday, July 22 Italian edition of the Vatican newspaper L’ Osservatore Romano. In … Continue reading

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The Coup In Turkey And Why It Failed

CP&S Comment: President Erdoğan’s  widespread purges on the army, state institutions and the education sector that began after last week’s failed coup, has now run into tens of thousands affected by his implacable clampdown. Many have had their licenses to work … Continue reading

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