Monthly Archives: December 2016

Be Thou King, O LORD!

CP&S comment – Too many spineless leaders these days, both secular and religious, are kowtowing to a ruling political correctness that is putting Christendom and our very livelihoods at serious risk. We need more valiant speakers like Vox Cantoris, author … Continue reading

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“Send me a positive wave!” says Pope Francis to Atheist

More un-pope like utterances from Francis, plus other news, here reported by Gloria TV last Monday.   Positive Wave? Anne Hidalgo, the Socialist mayor of Paris who is an atheist, has received a letter from Pope Francis in which Francis … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Make the Most of the Last Week of Advent

It is not too late. That is the great truth of this season: You can start out like the Magi, or stumble into the stable like a shepherd. Either way, we are to reach the Divine destination, the Baby lying … Continue reading

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Another Day, More Muslim-inspired Tragedies

From Rorate Caeli Twelve* dead, dozens injured in the Berlin Christmas Market: may they rest in peace. In the Turkish capital, the Russian ambassador is slaughtered under the cry of, “Allah is great.” Each day, the Muslim brutality increases in … Continue reading

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Five Final Advent Hymns

In these final days of Advent, let us raise our voices in joyful expectation, for very soon, Maranatha (“the Lord is coming“). A last listen to this old favourite, Veni, Veni, Emmanuel, (“O come, O Come, Emmanuel“):   An old 16th Century … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke suggests timeline for ‘formal correction’ of Pope Francis

December 19, 2016 LifeSiteNews By Lisa Bourne and Pete Baklinski: In an exclusive interview with LifeSiteNews, Cardinal Raymond Burke has given an indication of the possible timeline of a “formal correction” of Pope Francis should the Pope not respond to … Continue reading

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Climate of fear in Vatican is very real

By Steve Jalsevac, December 16, 2016, LifeSiteNews Our Nov. 16-23 visit to Rome was the most dramatic of many such twice-per-year work trips we have taken there during the past 10 years. After meeting with cardinals, bishops and other Vatican agency … Continue reading

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Blood of Saint Januarius fails to liquefy for the first time in 30 years

By Juliana Freitag at Church Militant :                   The miracle of the liquefaction of St. Januarius’ blood, patron of Naples, takes place three times a year: on the Saturday preceding the first Sunday of … Continue reading

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A thought for this day and every day

St Josemaria saying Mass You must love, venerate, pray and mortify yourself for the Pope, and do so with greater affection each day. St Josemaría Escrivá‏  Happy birthday, Holy Father.

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Did Cardinal Schönborn’s News Agency Selectively Edit Cardinal Müller’s Remarks on Amoris Laetitia?

By  Maike Hickson  at OnePeterFive, December 17, 2016  Many Catholic observers were somewhat disappointed when Cardinal Gerhard Müller gave an interview published by the Austrian website kathpress at the beginning of December concerning the papal document Amoris Laetitia and the dubia of the Four Cardinals. For, to … Continue reading

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Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year A

The readings for this Sunday are: Isaiah 7:10-14; Romans 1:1-7; and Matthew 1:18-24. On this Fourth Sunday of Advent, we listen attentively to the words of the prophet Isaiah, to the dream of Joseph, and the promise of the eternal God who takes … Continue reading

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The O Antiphons

  Today the Great ‘O’ Antiphons begin. I have yet to find a better explanation than the following (even though we have posted on them before – see below)  by Dame Catherine Wyebourne at http://www.benedictinenuns.org.uk/   Every day at Vespers … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke defends dubia signers in blockbuster EWTN interview

December 16, 2016 (LifeSiteNews)  Editor’s note: See video and full transcript of Burke’s interview below. On Thursday’s “The World Over with Raymond Arroyo,” Cardinal Raymond Burke responded to those within the Church who are criticizing him and three other cardinals … Continue reading

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For years Pius XII has been smeared. The BBC retraction shows the tide is turning

by William Doino Jr on the Catholic Herald Major historians such as Sir Martin Gilbert have demolished the myths first perpetrated by the Soviet Union “Fake News”, about which we hear so much at the moment, is as old as … Continue reading

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God’s Will vs. Human Error

From The Remnant:

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