Monthly Archives: July 2018

The Courage of Our Convictions

By Nicholas Senz at The Catholic Thing: One of my favorite scenes in the movie Becket (if one can single out a thread from that masterpiece) is the moment when the eponymous archbishop is confronted by King Henry’s lieutenants, who try … Continue reading

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Clerisy

From Fr George W. Rutler’s Weekly Column Samuel Taylor Coleridge indulged his romantic naiveté in suggesting that culture should be governed by an educated elite, which he called a “clerisy.” The word had the same root as “cleric,” since the … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle B, 2018

FIRST READING            Jeremiah 23:1-6 Woe to the shepherds who mislead and scatter the flock of my pasture, says the Lord.  Therefore, thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, against the shepherds who shepherd my people:  You have scattered my … Continue reading

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No Father Without God! (Fighting the ‘soft revolution’ and the destruction of fatherhood)

Fighting the ‘Soft Revolution‘ You have all heard about the French Revolution and the regime of terror which ran for a few months under the ill-famed Robespierre, sending throngs of innocent victims to the guillotine. The days of the bloody … Continue reading

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Novus Quodlibet: The New Whatever Liturgy

By Anthony Esolen at Crisis Magazine: I have attended the Novus Ordo Mass all my life. I do not believe it was necessarily a mistake to have the Mass translated into the vernacular so that people could more readily understand … Continue reading

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The Pruning of the Church

  Fr Mark Morris held a Rosary and Benediction service to atone for the ‘gross offence’ of Glasgow Pride A priest who offered a service of reparation for the “gross offence against God” of Glasgow Pride has been removed as … Continue reading

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Catholic historian explains the disturbing history behind Pope Francis’ ‘novel’ rhetoric

From LifeSiteNews: LAKE GARDA, Italy, July 17, 2018 Papal homilies about the “God of surprises,” discourses on the “ideologues of doctrine,” and the upcoming youth synod’s stress on the need to listen to “the voices” inside and outside the Church … Continue reading

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The Lies of the Spanish Left in their “Law of Historic Memory”

Scant notice has been given by the international media to one of the most notorious anti-Catholic ambitions of Spain’s new socialist Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, and which is contained in a twisted one-sided version of “The Law of Historic Memory”. … Continue reading

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“Receive, my beloved son, this Scapular”

Today the Church celebrates the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. On 16th July, 1251, Our Lady appeared to a holy English Carmelite, Saint Simon Stock. St Simon Stock was, at that time, Superior General of the Order of Carmelites. … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle B, 2018

FIRST READING      Amos 7:12-15 Amaziah, priest of Bethel, said to Amos, “Off with you, visionary, flee to the land of Judah! There earn your bread by prophesying, but never again prophesy in Bethel; for it is the king’s sanctuary and … Continue reading

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10 Quotes About Hell from the Saints

  Hell is a real place. You don’t want to go there! On 13th July 1917, at Fatima, Our Lady showed the terrifying vision of Hell for no more than a few split seconds to the three little visionaries. But … Continue reading

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In their own words – What transgender activists have in store for your children.

  From: LifeSiteNews by  JONATHON VAN MAREN I’m often told, when I address the transgender ideology, that it is an exaggeration to claim that trans activists actually wish to impart their ideology to children. Surely, people say, all trans activists … Continue reading

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The Great Secret of Fatima and the Most Precious Blood of Jesus

One hundred and one years ago, at Fatima on July 13, 1917, Our Lady chose to give to the Church Militant a Great Secret, in three distinct parts, in the same month in which the Church commemorates the Precious Blood … Continue reading

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DO YOU LOVE THE EUCHARIST AS MUCH AS SATAN HATES THE EUCHARIST ?

  Originally from 1Peter5 Satanism & the Eucharist Andrew Trapp, Catholic seminarian  4/24/2004 (Now serving as a priest) During my parish work last summer in France, one of my responsibilities was participating in a weekly prayer group for young adults who had … Continue reading

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Communiqué of the General House of the Society of Saint Pius X

ELECTION OF THE SUPERIOR GENERAL On July 11, 2018, Father Davide Pagliarani was elected Superior General, for a mandate of 12 years, by the 4th General Chapter of the Society of Saint Pius X. The new Superior General is 47 … Continue reading

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