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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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Viganò:”those who resist the NWO will have the help and protection of God”

by Cesare Sacchetti at The Eye of the Needle: There is a man who at this moment in time terrifies the hierarchy of the anti-Catholic church of Bergoglio. This man has been the object of tremendous and evil attacks by … Continue reading

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Australia: inhumane internment camps and charity in action

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Pray for a good Archbishop of Paris!

Please support this request which comes from Fr Z: Because of a scandal, the Archbishop of Paris, who sharply and without very good reasons – what else given Taurina cacata … Traditionis custodes –  restricted the use the Vetus Ordo, has resigned. My … Continue reading

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What St Monica and Rita can teach us this Advent

1 December 2021 by Maria Madise at Voice of the Family: St Monica and St Rita were born on different continents over a thousand years apart. Obviously, they could have had no contact with one another, albeit that St Rita eventually … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart

Ghent altarpiece, Singing Angels in Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, Jan and Hubert van Eyck, 1432. By Msgr Stephen Rossetti at catholicexorcism.org: Lucifer, the original “light bearer,” was created higher than the other angels, with extraordinary intelligence, brilliance and power. … Continue reading

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NOVENA TO END HORRIFIC FETAL INDUSTRY

We are now in the season of Advent and we are approaching the Feast of St. Andrew on Nov 30. We are going to start a worldwide St. Andrew’s Novena to ask Jesus and Mary to deliver our world from … Continue reading

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The Drills of a Militant Church 

by Father Z at 1Peter5 The essence of a cliché is that it is unoriginal and often repeated. However, as the old Latin phrase goes, repetita iuvant… repeated things help. Allow me to get an initial cliché out of the way: … Continue reading

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Abp. Viganò: Meditation for the Season of Advent

 Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano at Catholic Family News: “Come therefore, Lord Jesus, seek Thy servant, seek Thy weary sheep.”— St. Ambrose of Milan “Quaere, inquit, servum tuum, quoniam mandata tua non sum oblitus. Veni ergo, Domine Jesu, quaere servum tuum, … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, November 28 First Sunday of Advent Roman Ordinary calendar St. James of the Marches Book of Jeremiah 33,14-16. The days are coming, says the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and Judah. In those days, … Continue reading

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Traditionis Custodes is, in its very spirit, immensely harsh and cruel. 

CP&S comment: A few days ago Father Z wrote an excellent, perceptive article on the recent shocking missive from Francis, Traditionis Custodes, and gave an example of some of its sad consequences as when a certain bishop follows its unjustifiable … Continue reading

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