Monthly Archives: March 2019

If Catholic Relief Services supports sin, faithful must withdraw donations

 CP&S:   Whilst the following report from LifeSite News is aimed at an American readership, the same criteria applies to British Catholic Charities, but excludes Aid to the Church in Need who, experience has proved is above reproach.   WASHINGTON, D.C., … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 3rd Sunday of Lent, Cycle C

FIRST READING        Exodus 3:1-8a, 13-15 Moses was tending the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian.  Leading the flock across the desert, he came to Horeb, the mountain of God.  There an angel of the … Continue reading

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Montreal Priest Stabbed by Man of Indeterminate Ethnicity

Friday, 22nd March, 2019: The video captures the violent attack on a 77 year old priest as he celebrates morning Mass. Police flooded Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory after receiving an emergency call that a priest (Fr. Claude Grou) was stabbed … Continue reading

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Walking With Our Blessed Mother Mary in Lent – 10 Little Steps

Our Blessed Lord is calling us to keep company with Mother Mary on the Way of the Cross during Lent. Mary can aid us to peer into the mystery of the passion and death of Jesus to discover a love we … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Appointments: A Key Measure of His Pontificate

 by Father Raymond J. de Souza COMMENTARY: The Holy Father’s choices have been much less impactful than the diverse range of Church luminaries St. John Paul II appointed early in his own papacy. The death of Belgian Cardinal Godfried Danneels … Continue reading

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Still Falls the Rain

The language of poetry has the power to touch our emotions and affect our understanding of ourselves and the world, meaning it can make the reader perceive the world and the poem with higher definiton. During the London Blitz in … Continue reading

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Church ‘blinded by the mystery of iniquity,’ Cardinal Sarah says in new book

(LifeSiteNews) — In his latest book, Le soir approche et déjà le soir baisse (“It is nearly evening, and the day is almost over,” a quotation from the episode of the Emmaus pilgrims in Gospel of St. Luke), Cardinal Robert … Continue reading

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On Our Lord in the House of Caiphas

A Lenten Reflection for Thursday after the Second Sunday in Lent from Holy Cross Publications PRAYER BEFORE MEDITATION. My God, I firmly believe that Thou art here present. I acknowledge that on account of my many sins I am utterly … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider: On the question of a heretical pope

Note: We urge everyone to reprint, post and share this important Op-Ed — published first here at Rorate Caeli — far and wide. And we urge you to keep reading beyond the “Read more” link as His Excellency lays out a plausible … Continue reading

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Flashback: Spanish Monks Ignite Gregorian ‘Chant’-Mania

The Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos released their double-platinum juggernaut in March, 1994, 25 years ago! (Shortened, adapted version of a post published on ‘RollingStone’) A surprising number of huge-selling, classic albums came out in March 1994: but … Continue reading

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On St. Peter’s Repentance

A Lenten Reflection for Wednesday after the Second Sunday in Lent from Holy Cross Publications PRAYER BEFORE MEDITATION. My God, I firmly believe that Thou art here present. I acknowledge that on account of my many sins I am utterly … Continue reading

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Feast of Saint Joseph

  Seven days before the Feast of the Annunciation (25 March) which commemorates Gabriel’s visit to Mary announcing that she is to give birth to the Messiah, we meet St Joseph, her spouse. St Joseph was born in Bethlehem and … Continue reading

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On Saint Peter’s Denial of Our Lord

A Lenten Reflection for Tuesday after the Second Sunday in Lent from Holy Cross Publications   PRAYER BEFORE MEDITATION. My God, I firmly believe that Thou art here present. I acknowledge that on account of my many sins I am … Continue reading

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Is Pope Francis the Worst Pope Ever?

Is the current occupier of The Papal Throne, the 266th Pope in the history of the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church, who has taken the name of ‘Francis’, Jorge Bergoglio, the worst Pope the Church has ever known? Certainly … Continue reading

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On the Blow Our Lord Received upon His Sacred Countenance

A Lenten Reflection for Monday after the Second Sunday in Lent from Holy Cross Publications   PRAYER BEFORE MEDITATION. My God, I firmly believe that Thou art here present. I acknowledge that on account of my many sins I am … Continue reading

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