Monthly Archives: December 2021

The mystery of the Visitation and authentic Active Participation

From Fr. Z’s Blog: In the Kunsthistorisches Museum there is a canvas by Josef von Führich depicting the journey of Mary – in haste – over the hills to visit her cousin Elizabeth. This is the Gospel of today’s Mass in … Continue reading

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Faith Vaccinates Against Pandemic of Fear

December 16, 2021, The Wanderer: By FR. KEVIN M. CUSICK The occasion of a 50th jubilee wedding celebration was a cause for contemplating the courage of cooperation with God. Surrendering to His plan through openness to life, and raising eight … Continue reading

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Traditional Catholics Sound Alarm As Rome Suppresses Most Old Rite Sacraments

By Edward Pentin at the National Catholic Register: ROME — Canon lawyers and experts in the traditional liturgy have warned that a pastoral instruction issued by the Diocese of Rome that bans traditional communities and priests from celebrating all the … Continue reading

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Saint John of the Cross, pray for us!

Feast December 14 John’s father, Gonzalo de Yepes, was of a prominent family in Toledo, Spain. At his marriage to a poor girl, Catherine Alvarez, he was disinherited, and tried his hand at the silk-weaving trade. When Gonzalo died young, … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke thanks God for COVID-19 recovery during first public Mass

Cardinal Raymond Burke celebrates his first public Mass Dec. 11 since his hospitalization with COVID-19. | Screenshot. By Kate Olivera at CNA: Cardinal Raymond Burke thanked God and Our Lady of Guadalupe for his recovery from COVID-19 during his first public … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, December 12 Third Sunday of Advent Roman Ordinary calendar St. Valery Book of Zephaniah 3,14-18a. Shout for joy, O daughter Zion! sing joyfully, O Israel! Be glad and exult with all your heart, O daughter Jerusalem! The LORD has removed the judgment against … Continue reading

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“A New Threat Looms over Notre Dame de Paris: What the Fire Spared, the Diocese Wants to Destroy”: Manifesto Signed by 105 French Cultural Figures 

The following manifesto appeared at La Tribune de l’Art and in the web and print editions of Le Figaro on December 7, in response to revelations that the archdiocese of Paris was pushing for a totally modernized, multi-media, Disney-like renovation of the interior of … Continue reading

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Viganò: We are children of the Blessed Virgin Mary and children of the Church

The following was sent by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò to LifeSiteNews: Ab initio et ante sæcula creata sum, et usque ad futurum sæculum non desinam:et in habitatione sancta coram ipso ministravi.Et sic in Sion firmata sum, et in civitate sanctificata … Continue reading

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The Immaculate Conception: God’s Glorious Work

    AT length, on the distant horizon, rises, with a soft and radiant light, the aurora of the Sun which has been so long desired. The happy Mother of the Messias was to be born before the Messias Himself;  and … Continue reading

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Stop Communion In The Hand!

SACRILEGE ! Tragic Consequences of Communion in the Hand | Abp Athanasius Schneider From Sensus Fidei TV LINK TO FULL INTERVIEW https://youtu.be/LT0FGB24l8M

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German Catholics protest Archdiocese of Berlin banning unvaccinated from attending Mass

By Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews: A group of some 60 Catholics – families, students, and the elderly – have shown their opposition to the new “2G” rule in the Archdiocese of Berlin that only the vaccinated or COVID-recovered faithful may … Continue reading

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Saint Nicholas, beloved Bishop and Wonderworker

By Peter Kwasniewski at The New Liturgical Movement: Unlike his present European status as a white-haired fairytale figure, benign and vaguely Christian, who presides once a year over the delightful day that begins with the discovery of trinkets in one’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, December 5 Second Sunday of Advent Roman Ordinary calendar St. Sabas Book of Baruch 5,1-9. Jerusalem, take off your robe of mourning and misery; put on the splendor of glory from God forever: Wrapped in the cloak of justice from God, bear on … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Void revealed by Covid

Freddie Sayers speaks to the English writer, Paul Kingsnorth. Paul Kingsnorth sees the vaccine wars as symptomatic of a bigger division between two fundamentally different world views: he calls them “thesis” and “antithesis.” When it comes to Covid, “thesis” is … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Suppresses Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus 

CP&S comment. Yesterday was a First Friday, a day traditionally dedicated to the love and honour of the Sacred of Jesus. Countless blessings, graces and miracles have been poured down upon the Church over the last centuries thanks to this … Continue reading

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