Monthly Archives: February 2021

Popes Affirm the Apparitions of Our Lady at Lourdes

CP&S comment– Today is the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. We have published many posts over the years on the wonders of Our Lady’s apparitions to the young visionary Bernadette Soubirous to whom “the lady” revealed her identity as … Continue reading

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Pre-Lent Preparation: Septuagesima, Sexagesima and Quinquagesima

The Septuagesima season always begins with the ninth week before Easter and includes three Sundays called respectively Septuagesima, Sexagesima and Quinquagesima. These names which were borrowed from the numeral system of the time, denote a series of decades working back … Continue reading

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Is Survival Mode all we have now?

Father Z has asked his readers to share this post below, and because his insights are germane to issues of vital importance to the Church in current times, we are happy to oblige. No one can give what they don’t … Continue reading

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The Theological Notes of the Church ~ Fr Ripperger with Ryan Grant

This is probably one of the most pertinent and important interviews that Father Ripperger has consented to give, in which he explains degrees of certitude in Church teaching & the degrees of assent required from the same.

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, February 7 Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar Bl. Rosalie Rendu Book of Job 7,1-4.6-7. Job spoke, saying: “Is not man’s life on earth a drudgery? Are not his days those of a hireling? He is a slave who longs for … Continue reading

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A Triple Threat to Thwart a Triple Foe

From the Blue Army of Fatima Sister Lucia of Fatima helped formulate the simple Blue Army Pledge: CONSECRATION – PENANCE – DAILY PRAYER to challenge a triple foe: the WORLD, the FLESH and the DEVIL! Our Lady’s message was clear: … Continue reading

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Consecration of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart

February 5th is a First Friday Prayer of Pope Leo XIII Most sweet Jesus, Redeemer of the human race, look down upon us humbly prostrate before Thy altar. We are Thine, and Thine we wish to be; but, to be … Continue reading

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Catholics call on Jesuit Order to censure Fr. James Martin over desecration of Mary with LGBT rainbow halo

CP&S comment – On 30th January we published a post denouncing this notorious priest’s blasphemous action in defacing the much-revered Polish icon of the Virgin and Child with the symbol of the LGBTQ lobby. activists. Martin’s obsessive promotion of homosexuality … Continue reading

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St Agatha: Pure and Faithful Witness to the Faith

Saint Agatha, Virgin and Martyr († 251), feast day 5th February. Patron Saint of Sicily, bellfounders, breast cancer sufferers, rape victims and wet nurses. Saint Agatha was born in Sicily of rich and noble parents, a child of benediction from … Continue reading

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The Pope’s misplaced sympathy for fathers who leave home

By Phil Lawler at Catholic Culture: Last week Pope Francis took another step to dismantle the edifice of teaching on marriage left to the Church by his predecessor, Pope John Paul II. You already know, I trust, that Pope Francis … Continue reading

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In Defence of the Great Father Z

COMMENT It is now common knowledge: the famous and immensely popular traditional American priest, Fr John Zuhlsdorf (better known as Father Z) has been reprimanded, and then ousted from his diocese, by his bishop, Bp. Hying, for performing exorcisms for … Continue reading

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“Quo Vadis?” – Always a Good Question

by Michael Pakaluk on THE CATHOLIC THING By chance, I picked up Henryk Sienkewicz’s novel Quo Vadis from the family bookshelf last week, when I was looking for a next book to read for enjoyment.  (How desperately we all need such reading … Continue reading

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A Sword Will Pierce You

After the aged Simeon has blessed the infant Jesus and proclaimed his greatness as a light to enlighten the world and bring glory to the people of Israel, he turns to the Blessed Virgin and prophesies that her Son will … Continue reading

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Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò on the Feast of The Presentation of the Lord

February 1, 2021, LifeSiteNews PARS HEREDITATIS MEÆOn the occasion of the XXV Day of Consecrated Life Dominus pars hereditatis meæ et calicis mei:tu es qui restitues hereditatem meam mihi. Ps 16: 5 On February 2 the Church celebrates the Purification … Continue reading

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St Brigid, Patron Saint of Ireland (1st February)

St Brigid is the patron saint of Ireland, Irish nuns and newborn babies, dairymaids and cattle. She was born in 451AD to a Christian mother who was a slave and who had been reputedly baptised by St Patrick. Her father, … Continue reading

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