Monthly Archives: March 2017

“Can Ireland rediscover its faith – as I did?”

CP&S comment: The holy old Franciscan, Fr Benedict Groeschell, once remarked that in all his recent travels he had never encounted greater anti-Catholicism in any country than that which he had found in Ireland! To the large Irish Catholic diaspora, … Continue reading

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The pendulum is swinging…

From Father Ed’s blog Here is an interesting fact that should not be dismissed as coincidence. The Dioceses which have most fully embraced the modernist zeitgeist are struggling to inspire vocations. But dioceses which have embraced a return to orthodoxy … Continue reading

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The Greying Of Europe…

Via The Deus Ex Machina blog (S. Armaticus) from an article on the ‘Gatestone Institute’. ***** GIULIO MEOTTI: ISLAM, NOT CHRISTIANITY, IS SATURATING EUROPE Authored by Guilio Meotti via The Gatestone Institute – Jihadists seem to be leading an assault against freedom and … Continue reading

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Mother Angelica on the Latin Mass

From Liturgy Guy: It has been one year since Mother Angelica, the feisty Poor Clare nun who founded EWTN, passed away at the age of  92. While many are familiar with her no nonsense persona and larger than life accomplishments, … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Lent from Father Willie Doyle (d. 1917)

“The path of life is rough and stony. Sharp flints and hidden thorns are thickly strewn upon its surface, wounding our weary feet as we toil ever onwards and upwards towards our heavenly home. Does our courage fail, do our … Continue reading

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Impurity and the Lie

By FR. TIM MCCAULEY at CRISIS MAGAZINE The plague of pornography and the abuse of sexuality, compulsions that enslave so many souls, begin with a lie that must be unmasked and cast out if ever we are to regain our freedom as sons … Continue reading

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Pro-Life Speaker Westen Receives Standing Ovation For Vatican Critique

March 27th 2017 By Maike Hickson at OnePeterFive: From 10-11 March 2017, the Bringing America Back to Life Convention was held in Cleveland, Ohio. The convention was a gathering of nearly 1,500 defenders of life from different religious backgrounds and from all parts … Continue reading

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The Holy Sacrifice

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Cardinal Burke Speaks on the “Formal Correction”

  From OnePeterFive 25th March 2017: Last night at Saint Raymond of Peñafort parish in Springfield, Virginia, Cardinal Raymond Burke gave a talk in which he addressed questions about the long-awaited “formal correction” promised by the Four Cardinals in the event that … Continue reading

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Is Pope Francis right to call migration crisis ‘greatest tragedy since World War 2’?

By Pete Baklinski at LifeSiteNews: Pope Francis has called the problems faced by refugees and migrants the “greatest tragedy since that of World War II.” During his March 22 General Audience he greeted an Italian association that offers services and help to migrants … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Lent – 26 March 2017 (N.O. and E.F.)

We are grateful to Abbot Richard Purcell OCSO and Father Malachy Thompson OCSO for allowing us to publish this Gospel Reflection for Laetare Sunday. http://www.msjroscrea.ie/     Fourth Sunday of Lent – 26 March 2017 Gospel: John 9:1-41 Seeing with … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the Annunciation

  It was a the Annunciation that the Word became flesh and dwelt among us. It was in this moment that God became man so that men might share in the life of God. And yet, though this occasion is … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s Little-Known Appearance in France

H/T: Laurence England  by Joseph Pronechen In this little-known apparition, St. Joseph spoke to a young shepherd and began something that has led to many miracles beginning during that appearance.   We know that at Fatima during the apparition on … Continue reading

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The Priest in Cassock is a Living Sermon

 Brian Williams -Liturgy Guy For the past three years the good people of St. Joseph, Missouri have been treated to an unusual sight in this day and age: a priest in cassock walking their city streets. As recently reported by … Continue reading

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Historic restoration of Jesus’ tomb completed

Daniel Estrin March 22, 2017 ASSOCIATED PRESS The renovated Edicule is seen in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed to be the site of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem’s old city Monday, Mar. 20, 2017. (Credit: … Continue reading

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