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Thomas Evans Breaks Silence: “They paid £143k on murdering my son and taking our lives away from us!!!! We are not done!”

From Mahound’s Paradise blog: Yesterday, in a post on the Alfies Army Official Facebook group, Thomas Evans, the father of Alfie Evans, broke more than six weeks of silence on the death of his son. This followed posts by Sarah … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 11th Sunday of Ordinary Time-Cycle B, 2018

FIRST READING            Ezekiel 17:22-24 Thus says the Lord GOD:  I, too, will take from the crest of the cedar, from its topmost branches tear off a tender shoot, and plant it on a high and lofty mountain; on the mountain … Continue reading

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Suicide: the Ultimate and Absolute Evil

Our Lord was probably a teenager when the Roman general Publius Quinctilius Varus impaled himself on his own sword in despair for having lost three legions in combat with Germanic tribesmen. Thirty years earlier Mark Antony had killed himself the … Continue reading

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The Sombre Prophecy of a Russian Novelist in 1983

The Somber Prophecy of a Russian Novelist During his Templeton Prize Lecture, May 1983, in London, the Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn answered the question why the Russian revolution which killed some sixty million people happened. His answer, “Men have forgotten … Continue reading

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Let The Eucharist Lead You To The Sacred Heart

Devotion to the Sacred Heart, as we now know it, began about the year 1672. On repeated occasions Jesus appeared to St. Margaret Mary, a Visitation nun in France, and during these apparitions He explained to her the devotion to … Continue reading

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Feast of The Eucharistic Heart of Jesus

On 9 November 1921, Pope Benedict XV instituted the feast of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus to be celebrated on the Thursday within the Octave of the Sacred Heart with a Proper Mass and Office. The feast continues to be celebrated in some places … Continue reading

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Second Apparition of Our Lady at Fatima – June 13, 1917 – feast of St Anthony of Padua

“My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge and the pathway that will lead you to God” – (Our Lady to Lucia). Devotion to Immaculate Heart Of Mary Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary is one of the most popular Marian … Continue reading

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Major Announcement: The World Unites Together In Spiritual Warfare

By Fr Richard Heilman on ROMAN CATHOLIC MAN Jesus promised St. Faustina, “I bear a special love for Poland, and if she will be obedient to My will, I will exalt her in might and holiness. From her will come … Continue reading

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Disturbing short film “The Confession” that somehow won Catholic award

From Father Z’s blog: I was sent the link to a short film that, apparently, won and award at the International Catholic Film Festival in 2017. Fail. It starts with some good point.  Never mind that the priest is not … Continue reading

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The Merry Month Of Ramadan

From Galla Watch […] The photo at the top from Riposte Laïque could be entitled Skid Row somewhere in Occupied France during Ramadan. A French article tells us one good thing about Ramadan: the Muslims do not go out at … Continue reading

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Shocking News: Pope Francis “Thanks” Founder of Liberation Theology

The CATHOLIC HERALD reports this morning that: “Pope Francis praises founder of liberation theology”! The Pope thanked Fr Gustavo Gutierrez for his ‘way of challenging everyone’s conscience’ Pope Francis wished a happy 90th birthday to the “father of liberation theology” and … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 10th Sunday of Ordinary Time-Cycle B, 2018

    FIRST READING            Genesis 3:9-15 After the man, Adam, had eaten of the tree, the Lord God called to the man and asked him, “Where are you?”  He answered, “I heard you in the garden; but I was afraid, … Continue reading

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The Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Posted on 9 June 2018 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf In the Novus Ordo calendar, today – the day after the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus – is the Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary. … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

“We the Christians are the true Israel which springs from Christ, for we are carved out of His heart as from a rock.” — St. Justin Martyr (d. 165)  “Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am … Continue reading

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Gnosticism Today

From The Catholic Thing  by Thomas G. Weinandy, OFM, Cap. : There is much discussion today concerning the presence of a new Gnosticism within the Catholic Church.  Some of what has been written is helpful, but much of what has … Continue reading

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