Monthly Archives: August 2020

“In the End, My Immaculate Heart Will Triumph”

An invitation to live out the call of Our Lady of Fatima About the Confraternity of Our Lady of Fatima The is a world-wide family of Catholics who are dedicated to bringing about the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of … Continue reading

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Growing support among doctors for infanticide

By Dr Angelo Bottone at the Iona Institute: The vast majority of pro-abortion doctors working in neo-natal units in Flanders, Belgium, support being allowed to kill a newborn baby if it has a serious disability. This can only be described … Continue reading

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We Are Not Made to Be Alone

By Constance T. Hull at Catholic Exchange: As I was driving to daily Mass yesterday, I saw a sign along the highway not far from my parish that said: “Distance Makes Us Stronger.” I immediately thought to myself that this … Continue reading

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Reflection for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

  Scripture Readings: Isaiah 56:1,6-7; Romans 11:13-15,29-32; Gospel According to Saint Matthew 15:21-28 It should be safe to say and not incorrect to conclude that Jesus was at least mildly bothered by the persistent Canaanite woman in the Gospel passage … Continue reading

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The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Originally posted on Catholicism Pure & Simple:
Homily on the Assumption of Our Lady by The Servant of God Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J. The Assumption of the Virgin Mary by El Greco The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin means…

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St Maximilian Kolbe – “The Fool of the Immaculate”

The Fool of the Immaculate St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe: A most faithful follower of St. Francis St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe (1894-1941 A. D.), a member of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual, was beatified in 1973 by Venerable Pope Paul … Continue reading

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August, month of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

By Donal Anthony Foley at The Wanderer: August is the month dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and it is also a month which contains a number of Marian feast days, including the Dedication of the Basilica of St. … Continue reading

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On August 13th at Fatima, Our Lady came to the appointed date but did not appear

Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, Fatima On August 13th, the day the fourth apparition was to take place, the seers could not go to Cova da Iria, as they had been abducted by the mayor of Vila Nova … Continue reading

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VIGANÒ: A SNEAKY AND COWARDLY BETRAYAL OF THE CHURCH IS TAKING PLACE

By Marco Tosatti: Dear Stilumcuriali, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has sent us this answer to an essay by Father Thomas Weinandy, which seems to us extremely interesting to evaluate the current situation of the Church, the roots of the crisis … Continue reading

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“All We, With Face Unveiled”: Masking Christian Worship

By Dr Peter Kwasniewski: A friend sent me the following note. Dear Dr. Kwasniewski: In our State of ———, masks were recently mandated in public places. Failure to comply with the new order can result in a petty misdemeanor or … Continue reading

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The New Normal

By Father David Nix at Padre Peregrino: A Cuban grandmother recently wrote:  “Communism thrives on chaos, that’s why it’s always referred to as a ‘revolution.’ And that is what’s happening right now. It takes advantage of any situation to promote … Continue reading

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Reflection for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Mass Readings: First Book of Kings 19:9,11-13; Letter of Saint Paul to the Romans 9:1-5; Gospel According to Saint Matthew 14:22-33 Growing up in western Oregon, where it rains more than it shines, we often had sporting events, family picnics, … Continue reading

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Saint Sixtus II and Companions

Saint Sixtus II, Pope, and Companions, MartyrsEarly Third Century – 258 August 7—Optional MemorialLiturgical Color: RedPatron Saint of Bellegra, Italy The Pope is murdered in cold blood The sixth pope was named the “Sixth” or, in Latin, “Sixtus.” He reigned … Continue reading

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Vatican to extend controversial deal with China

Communist Party newspaper: ‘Framework has worked well’ VATICAN CITY, ChurchMilitant.com: The Vatican is to renew its secret deal with China after negotiations on bishops’ appointments proved that “the framework has worked well for the past two years,” a Chinese Communist … Continue reading

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Transfiguration – The Glory of God!

Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John, and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no fuller on earth could bleach them.  Mark 9:2-3 … Continue reading

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