Monthly Archives: July 2018

31st July, St Ignatius Loyola, Confessor

From THE SAINT ANDREW DAILY MISSAL (first published 1937) Ignatius was born in Northern Spain, in 1491. He was the eleventh child of the Lord of Loyola, and at the age of fifteen, came as page to the court of … Continue reading

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The Crisis in the Church and the Spiritual Life

  Since the Fall of Adam and Eve, humanity has been in crisis. Cain murdered Abel, we had Sodom and Gomorrah, Babel… God intervened, set aside the Jewish Nation to give the Messiah to the World. Unwittingly they managed to … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Good Help: An Approved Marian Apparition near Green Bay, Wisconsin

In these tragic days of vast wildfires raging in many parts of the world bringing death and destruction in their wake, terror and despair, it seems timely to call on the Blessed Mother to come to our assistance today. Once … Continue reading

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Our God is not a God of Chaos

From Father George W. Rutler’s ‘Weekly Column’, July 29, 2018 Summer is supposed to be a time of repose, and that has bid me reflect on how our Lord himself “rested” on the Sabbath. That image intensifies the fact, corroborated … Continue reading

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Tour de France cyclists pray at Lourdes

Make a tour through these great pictures of cyclists participating in the “tour de France” taking a pause at the shrine of Lourdes. Many of the cyclists prayed to Our Lady of Lourdes and received blessings from the various priests there. … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle B

FIRST READING                      2 Kings 4:42-44 A man came from Baal-shalishah bringing to Elisha, the man of God, twenty barley loaves made from the firstfruits, and fresh grain in the ear.  Elisha said, “Give it to the people to eat.”  But … Continue reading

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McCarrick resigned from the College of Cardinals. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Father Z has asked Catholic bloggers to share this post.  Posted on 28 July 2018 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf Before anything else… Lots of people are really angry, indeed enraged. Horrid situations such as those caused by men like McCarrick … Continue reading

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Greek Bishop: “Your Atheism Has Brought Down the Wrath of God Upon Us!”

from kath.net (translated by Tancred) Greek Orthodox Bishop Ambrosios von Kalavrita has accused the Greek Prime Minister of being complicit in the severe fires in Greece. Athens Greek Orthodox Bishop Ambrosios of Kalavrita has accused the Greek Prime Minister of … Continue reading

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You Exist For Wonder: Read fantasy.

American Founder and second U.S. president, John Adams, once extolled his era.  Some called it The Age of Reason.  It was a time in which, clearly, people were beginning to know more about their world than they ever had before.  … Continue reading

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Closing Our Wallets on the Lavender Mafia

It was finally  the breaking of the camel’s back with the recent uncovering of the Card. Theodore McCarrick case (known about yet ignored for years among his peers) and we, the Catholic laity, have had enough. After enormous imdemnisation payouts … Continue reading

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Never before published letter of Cardinal Wojtyla to Paul VI on Humanae Vitae

LifeSiteNews ROME, July 25, 2018 A letter that Cardinal Karol Wojtyla sent to Pope Paul VI in 1969, published here in full for the first time in English, underscores that Humanae vitae’s ban on contraception is an “infallible” and “irrevocable” … Continue reading

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The Pillars, the Trees and the Eucharistic Lamb

As we have stated, the battle between Satan and the Chuch began with the Holy Sacrifice and the Sacred Priesthood as seen in the Apocalypse. Today we repost the following in order to refocus our efforts on this most vital … Continue reading

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Humanae Vitae: The Courage of Pope Paul VI Stood Out During a Tumultuous 1968

Pope Paul VI is described by most historians as a kind of tragic figure, trying to control the whirlwind of events surrounding him, but unable to do much. It is probably because of this, because it seemed that Montini often … Continue reading

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What do Catholics do when the Church’s Body is being torn apart?

This paradoxical question is being asked by many unhappy Catholics today. Division, heretical practices and confusion has never been so bad. Good priests and faithful laymen can no longer rely on their peers or shepherds for assurance or protection when, … Continue reading

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Two Priests Imprisoned: A Strange Story from Pope Francis’s Buenos Aires Days

By Henry Sire at OnePeterFive: The question of Fr. Jorge Bergoglio’s relations with the Argentine military regime, which was in power from 1976 to 1983, was treated in 2005 by the journalist Horacio Verbitsky, who accused Bergoglio of deliberately betraying … Continue reading

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