Monthly Archives: March 2018

Spend a little time with your patron saint this Holy Saturday

By Michael Davis (on the CATHOLIC HERALD) I’m a better Catholic – and a better person – for knowing my own patron Deo gratias, [tonight’s] Easter Vigil marks the one-year anniversary of my reception into Christ’s true Church. Every now … Continue reading

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Mary Has To Bid Farewell To Jesus

In raising the stone to close up the entrance to the Tomb, the holy disciples of the Saviour had to approach the Blessed Mother and say: Now, O Lady, we must close the Sepulchre. Forgive us. Look once more on … Continue reading

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“Thrones” of Holy Week in Spain

Holy Week is celebrated with unabashed passion in Spain. People come from all over the world to watch these most amazing displays of fervour, devotion, lavishness and Faith in the whole world. Beautiful, elaborate processions of “penitentes” (repentant sinners), elegant … Continue reading

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Our Salvation Is In The Cross

“Behold the wood of the Cross on which hung the salvation of the world!”–so sings the Church on this day. In the Cross is our salvation, our strength against temptations, detachment from earthly pleasures; in the Cross is found the … Continue reading

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Did Francis Deny Hell Exists?

By Steve Skojec at OnePeterFive March 29, 2018 “An error which is not resisted is approved; a truth which is not defended is suppressed…. He who does not oppose an evident crime is open to the suspicion of secret complicity.” – … Continue reading

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“In Remembrance Of Me”

Do this in commemoration of me. (Luke xxii. 19). St. Thomas says that the Redeemer left us the Most Blessed Sacrament that we may ever remember the blessings He has obtained for us, and the love He showed us in … Continue reading

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How can this man remain a priest?

  From LifeSiteNews: March 28, 2018 A French priest has announced in a televised interview that Pope Francis approved of his blessing of homosexual couples. The news comes in the wake of silence from the Pope at the suggestion of … Continue reading

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The Passion Begins…. For the Underground Church in China

We saw it coming. Cardinal Zen was tireless in calling out warnings, beseeching the Pope and the Vatican that no deal with the atheistic Government of China would ever be possible. They have refused to listen, and now the Passion … Continue reading

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The Sufferings Of Jesus On The Cross

Jesus on the Cross! O stupendous sight for Heaven and earth of God’s mercy and love! To behold the Son of God dying of pain upon a gibbet of infamy, condemned as a malefactor to so bitter and shameful a … Continue reading

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Theologian criticized in Benedict’s letter had ‘seismic’ influence on Amoris Laetitia: report

From LifeSiteNews: March 27, 2018 The theologian criticized by Pope Emeritus Benedict in his recent controversy-causing letter to the head of Vatican communications is a major influence on Pope Francis’s theology of marriage. German theologian Peter Hünermann, 89, was mentioned by name … Continue reading

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“Precious In The Sight Of The Lord Is The Death Of His Saints”

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. (Ps. cxv. 15). And why is the death of the Saints called precious? “Because,” answers St. Bernard, “it is so rich in blessings which deserve to be … Continue reading

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Detachment From All That Is Not God

If we do not purify and strip the heart of everything earthly, the love of God cannot enter in and possess it all. Detach thy heart from all created things, says St. Teresa, and seek God, and thou shalt find … Continue reading

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Final Document of Vatican Youth Meeting on Women, Moral Issues, Leadership

By  Maike Hickson at OnePeterFive: Today, 24 March, those 300 young people gathered in Rome at the invitation of the Vatican issued their own final document after a week-long discussion. Some 15,000 young people contributed to the discussions through Facebook groups. The … Continue reading

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The Sacred Wounds Of Christ

St. Bonaventure says the Wounds of Jesus wound the stoniest hearts and inflame the coldest souls. The charity of Christ presseth us. And yet men do not love Thee, O my Redeemer, because they live unmindful of the death Thou … Continue reading

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Reflection for Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord-Lent-Cycle B-2018

from: The Benedictine Monastery of Christ in the Desert.  https://christdesert.org FIRST READING          Isaiah 50:4-7 The Lord God has given me a well-trained tongue, that I might know how to speak to the weary a word that will rouse them.  Morning after … Continue reading

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