Monthly Archives: February 2021

SCOTUS Order Quashes California Effort to Restrict Worship

CV NEWS FEED: A Supreme Court order issued Friday reiterated that houses of worship in the State of California are free to gather at 25% capacity. The unsigned order spoke for the majority, with Justices Elena Kagan, Stephen Breyer, and Sonia Sotomayor … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, February 28 Second Sunday of Lent Roman Ordinary calendar Bl. Daniel Brottier, Sts. Romanus & Lupicinus Book of Genesis 22, 1-2.9a.10-13.15-18. God put Abraham to the test. He called to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am!” he replied. Then God said: “Take your son … Continue reading

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‘Great Reset’ without God is nothing but a hoax: Polish archbishop

CP&S comment: Why are so few members of the clergy afraid of speaking out loud and clear against the evil ideologies of the ‘Great Reset’ (a.k.a. The New World Order) that have infiltrated all our institutions and with which we … Continue reading

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Hoping Against All Hope With Mary At The Foot Of The Cross

The Virgin Mary’s hope at the foot of the Cross is a determining factor of her maternal calling. By being united with her Divine Son as He suffered and died on the Cross: The Church teaches: “In this singular way … Continue reading

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Man dies on his knees in front of altar in Mexico City church

From CNA: A church in Mexico City was the scene on Sunday of the death of Juan, a man in his sixties who got down on his knees to pray at the entrance of the church, made his way up … Continue reading

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Ember Days of Lent

We are one day late in publishing this post on the Ember Days of Lent. This year these days are: Wednesday 24th February, Friday 26th February, and Saturday 27th February. The Church calls for Ember Days four times a year. … Continue reading

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Lent, St Padre Pio, and Spiritual Combat with the Devil

“We must prepare for temptation if we want to approach God.” (St. Padre Pio) Pope Benedict XIV wrote an encyclical on Lent in which he said: “The observance of Lent is the very badge of the Christian warfare. By it, … Continue reading

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Fr Ignatius Spencer is declared Venerable: his biographer describes his life of Christian grace

CP&S comment: We continue our series on the lives of outstanding holy priests yet to be beatified, who have truly lived their priesthood as ‘Alter Christus’. It is with joy that we have learned (with a h/t to Deacon Nick … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, take note: “Christians are being persecuted!”

February 24, 2021 Expert on ISIS Shares His Thoughts on Upcoming Papal Trip to Iraq | EWTN News Nightly On Pope Francis’ agenda to Iraq, he will meet with the top Shiite Muslim leader. Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Iraq … Continue reading

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Keeping a Distance from Jesus: Mary’s Expression of the Greatest Love

In the Blessed Virgin Mary’s feelings towards Jesus, a double aspect must be taken into account. That is, all that they implied affectionately, towards the divine Son, either as her only Son, or as Son of God and Redeemer. In … Continue reading

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Vatican Attacks Latin Mass In Letter To all Bishops

From Gloria TV: Archbishop Arthur Roche, the Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship, who has been sidelining now retired Cardinal Sarah, has launched an attack on the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM). UnaVoceScotland.org (February 21) published the English translation of a February 19, 2020 … Continue reading

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The Chair of Saint Peter at Antioch (video)

”Outside the Church there is no salvation.” On January 18th we published THIS post for the pre-Vatican II feast of Saint Peter’s Chair at Rome. Today, February 22nd, Fr George Roth (FI) from Radio Immaculata, gives us this stirring homily … Continue reading

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Goodbye tradition, hello fashion!

SWITZERLAND, February 2021 LifeSiteNews: Joseph Maria Bonnemain, who Pope Francis picked on Monday for the Diocese of Chur, Switzerland against the wishes of the local ecclesial leadership, declared on Wednesday that he won’t have his own episcopal coat of arms. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Accepts Cardinal Robert Sarah’s Resignation from Divine Worship Congregation

Hannah Brockhaus/CNA, Vatican, February 20, 2021: VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Saturday accepted the resignation of Cardinal Robert Sarah as prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. Cardinal Sarah, who turned 75 in … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, February 21 First Sunday of Lent Roman Ordinary calendar St. Peter Damian Book of Genesis 9,8-15. God said to Noah and to his sons with him : “See, I am now establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you and with every … Continue reading

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