Monthly Archives: June 2020

Fr Thomas Haake, an 80 year old Priest Assaulted by BLM Supporters

An 80 year old priest, Fr Thomas Haake, was brutally assaulted in Washington DC by members of the BLM radicals. Fr Haake was walking outside his residence dressed in his cassock and collar and was praying his Rosary when he … Continue reading

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Memorial for the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome

First Martyrs of the Church of Rome 64 A.D. A madman burns Christians like human torches Many countries have memorials marking the mass graves of the victims of plane crashes, sunken ships, war atrocities, or natural disasters. Many countries also … Continue reading

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Meditation on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul

  Presence of God— O Lord, grant that the Solemnity of these Apostles may strengthen my faith and my fidelity to the Church. MEDITATION The Solemnity of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, Princes of the Church, awakens in our … Continue reading

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Engaging the Dragon

Dan Burke, founder of Catholic Spiritual Direction, wrote about a recent webinar conversation he had with Fr Dwight Longnecker concerning spiritual warfare. “World events can feel oppressive, especially right now, but every now and then I have a discussion that’s … Continue reading

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Sunday readings and reflections

2nd book of Kings 4: 8-11, 14-16a One day Elisha came to Shunem, where there was a woman of influence, who urged him to dine with her. Afterward, whenever he passed by, he used to stop there to dine. So she … Continue reading

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21 doctors tell bishops Communion on tongue ‘safer’ than in hand

June 26, 2020, LifeSiteNews: Twenty-one Austrian doctors have authored a letter appealing their country’s Bishops’ Conference to lift the de facto ban on receiving Holy Communion on the tongue, which has been enforced since Communion in the hand was announced … Continue reading

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Saint Louis de Montfort on Blessed Virgin Mary’s Role in the Latter Times

Saint Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort (31 January 1673 – 28 April 1716) was a French Roman Catholic priest and Confessor. He was known in his time as a preacher and was made a missionary apostolic by Pope Clement XI. In … Continue reading

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Bishop Barron: Not My Job

      From complicitclergy.com: These days, many Catholics are asking the question: Why aren’t bishops doing more in response to the rioting, looting, arson, vandalism and shootings that have plagued our nation, especially when these incidents involve Catholic parishes … Continue reading

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St. Josemaría Escrivá: Finding God in Daily Life

Today is the feastday of the founder of Opus Dei, whose full name is St Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer. He is the saint of everyday holiness and has been called “the saint of ordinary life” for his message that holiness … Continue reading

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Feast of The Eucharistic Heart of Jesus

On 9 November 1921, Pope Benedict XV instituted the feast of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus to be celebrated on the Thursday within the Octave of the Sacred Heart with a Proper Mass and Office. The feast continues to be celebrated in some places … Continue reading

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“I Only Kneel For ONE PERSON, And That’s God”

by Fr. Richard Heilman ALWAYS MEN LIKE YOU From the movie: The Avengers Loki: [to crowd] Kneel before me. I said… KNEEL! Is not this simpler? Is this not your natural state? It’s the unspoken truth of humanity that you crave … Continue reading

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Taking Down Saint Junípero Serra

By Paul Kengor at the National Catholic Register: It was June 2001, our first trip to California. We had driven down the coast and settled into a quaint little pink-and-green house in the beach town of Ventura. I was in … Continue reading

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Prophecies By Visionaries Who Foresaw Today’s Crisis in the Church

There have been many chosen visionaries who over preceeding centuries have forewarned us of the great turmoil and betrayals we would suffer in the Catholic Church. Are we seeing these terrible prophecies beginning to unravell in our own times today? … Continue reading

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Unanswered questions on the travel of Pope Benedict XVI

By Fr David Nix at Padre Peregrino: This week I put up a Facebook post that had 440 shares.  In it, I suspected that Pope Benedict XVI was being controlled and that he would not come back to the Vatican. … Continue reading

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The Lockdown Forty-Nine

by Fr Benedict Kiely That the Church continues to canonize men, women, and children of “heroic virtue,” and to encourage their public veneration by the faithful, is not, however it may seem, the secular equivalent of The X Factor. They are not, … Continue reading

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