Monthly Archives: June 2019

In Pursuit of Happiness

From Fr George W. Rutler’s ‘Weekly Column’ Among rare neurological disorders, the “pseudobulbar affect” is manifested by uncontrolled laughter or crying. It can be treated effectively in many cases with a combination of the drugs dextromethorphan and quinidine. But there … Continue reading

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Reflection for the (transferred) Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul.

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI St Peter’s Basilica Wednesday, 29 June 2005 Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul is at the same time a grateful memorial of the great witnesses of Jesus … Continue reading

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Listen For Their Hearts

Following the feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, today is also the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary LISTEN FOR THEIR HEARTS Father Z wrote this article for the ‘CATHOLIC HERALD’: As this number of the weekly … Continue reading

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The Holy Apostles Peter and Paul

Saints Peter and Paul Apostles († 67) This feast day commemorates the martyrdom of the two great Apostles, assigned by tradition to the same day of June in the year 67. They had been imprisoned in the famous Mamertine Prison … Continue reading

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O Sacred Heart of Jesus

  O Sacred Heart of Jesus, I fly, I come to Thee, throwing myself into the arms of Thy tender mercy. Thou art my sure refuge, my unfailing and only hope. Thou hast a remedy for all my evils, relief for … Continue reading

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Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help

The image of Our Lady of Perpetual Help is an icon, painted on wood, and seems to have originated around the thirteenth century.  Traditionally, the image is also known as “Our Lady of Perpetual Succour.”  The icon (about 54 x … Continue reading

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Father Z replies to a soul in anguish about the state of the Church

From a reader of  Father Z’s blog: Dear Father, I feel [unsafe] going to Church, which I unfortunately cannot bring myself to do. I firmly believe in the Catholic Faith and all of its traditional teachings. However, going to Mass … Continue reading

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Grave questions remain about McCarrick

By Father Gerald E. Murray at The Catholic Thing: It has now been one year since the Archdiocese of New York announced that it had received a credible accusation that the retired Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, had, as … Continue reading

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Cardinal Sarah: “We must rebuild the cathedral … We do not need to invent a new Church”

From The Catholic World Report: “As a bishop,” said Cardinal Robert Sarah at a May 25th conference in Paris, “it is my duty to warn the West: behold the flames of barbarism threaten you!” Editor’s note: The following Conference was … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Church is the Eucharist

By Father Ladis J. Cizik at The Remnant: As Catholics we must believe with ALL of our hearts, minds, and souls that at every Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, the validly ordained Priest changes bread and wine into the Body, … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi procession with Pope Pius XI (15th June 1933)

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Reflection for the (transferred) Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of the Lord (Corpus Christi), Year C

    On the night before giving His life on the cross, Jesus instituted the Eucharist, the gift of his Body and Blood, in the form of bread and wine, as the perpetual passover sacrifice for his followers. This was … Continue reading

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Saint John Fisher and Saint Thomas More, pray for us!

Today is the memorial of St Thomas More and St John Fisher.   O God, who in martyrdom have brought true faith to its highest expression, graciously grant that, strengthened through the intercession of Saints John Fisher and Thomas More, … Continue reading

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Cardinal Cupich under Investigation

From Church Militant: Today exactly marks the one-year anniversary of the revelations about Theodore McCarrick being a serial homopredator, and on this one-year anniversary, we are bringing you this exclusive investigative report. Church Militant has been handed documents from personnel in the … Continue reading

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Cardinal Sarah: Seeking Media Approval at Price of Truth is Work of Judas

In hard-hitting but underreported comments in Paris last month, the Vatican prefect for divine worship also denounced those pushing “rupture and revolution” as “mercenaries smuggled into the sheepfold.” By Edward Pentin at the National Catholic Register: Cardinal Robert Sarah has … Continue reading

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