Monthly Archives: April 2022

Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, May 1 Third Sunday of Easter Roman Ordinary calendar St. Joseph the Worker Acts of the Apostles 5,27b-32.40b-41. When the court officers had brought the Apostles in and made them stand before the Sanhedrin, the high priest questioned them, “We gave you strict … Continue reading

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St. Catherine of Siena

St. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380) was the youngest of twenty-five children, and her parents hoped she would marry a wealthy young man — but she had already dedicated her life to God. When her mother nagged her about making herself … Continue reading

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Catholic Priests Criticize New Code of Conduct in Swiss Diocese as ‘Attempt to Implant LGBT Ideology’

Bishop Joseph Bonnemain of Chur signed the code of conduct himself in early April. CNA Staff/World/April 29, 2022 CHUR, Switzerland — A group of priests in the Swiss diocese of Chur has raised concerns over a new code of conduct … Continue reading

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Catholic Lighthouse

                                       Jesus Christ is the Light of the world. His beams of light penetrate the darkest minds and intellects. His Lighthouse is the Holy Catholic Church. Nothing can snuff out the light beaming from this divinely established Lighthouse, but sadly, minds … Continue reading

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St. Joseph Against the Communists

By Fr John Zuhlsdorf at OnePeterFive: This year the 1 May observance of the 2nd Sunday after Easter gives way in honor of St. Joseph, whom we venerate among his other many roles and titles as a patron of laborers … Continue reading

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Video update about the restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris

We all watched with horror as the roof of Notre-Dame de Paris burned. Here is a video update about the building. H/t to Fr Z

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Mother Miriam: Catholics who support LGBT movement are ‘on the way to hell’

From LifeSiteNews: Mother Miriam issued a stark warning to dissident Catholics risking damnation by supporting the “heresy” of the LGBT movement. The Benedictine prioress and foundress of the Daughter of Mary, Mother of Israel’s Hope, stressed in an episode of … Continue reading

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Why Is Our Lady of Kyiv and Our Lady of Vladimir Revered by Ukrainians and Russians?

By Joseph Pronechen at the National Catholic Register: Our Lady of Kyiv is one of the most revered icons in the Eastern world both by the Ukrainians and by the Russians, and it’s considered one of the most famous icons … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of a Super-Saint, St. John Vianney

If you care what people think of you, then you shouldn’t have become a Catholic. St. John Vianney was a Frenchman who lived during the time of the anti-Catholic French Revolution. He was drafted into Napoleon’s army, but eventually deserted … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, April 24 Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) Roman Ordinary calendar St. Benedict Menni, St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen – Martyr (1577-1622) Acts of the Apostles 5,12-16. Many signs and wonders were done among the people at the hands of the apostles. … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy Sunday and plenary indulgences

In her diary “Divine Mercy in my Soul”, Sister Faustina Kowalska wrote about having over twenty apparitions of the Blessed Virgin, as well as over thirty visions of Christ, the angels and the departed. The humble saintly young nun had … Continue reading

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Sins and pleasures leave our souls empty and void

A mystic priest from Peru, Padre Martín Scott, founder of the religious order, Siervos de la Divina Misericordia, warns of modern traps and where they lead us. Different sins and pleasures that seem great on the outside, but leave our … Continue reading

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Vatican: Another Bad Appointment Looming 

#newsOejzqlypfr Blog.MessaInLatino.it (April 22) knows that the Irish Monsignor John Joseph Kennedy, 53, a canon lawyer, will be the new “bad” Secretary of the Disciplinary Section of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The function is vacant since … Continue reading

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Learning how to Speak and Write “in Catholic” would be a vast Improvement for our Pope 

IS POPE FRANCIS ”SPEAKING IN SYNOD”?

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What Will Our Resurrected Bodies Be Like?

by Msgr. Charles Pope on ‘SPIRITUAL DIRECTION’ When I gave a talk recently at the Institute of Catholic Culture on the subject of the Second Coming, I was I asked to describe what our resurrected bodies will be like. Here is an … Continue reading

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