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Reflection for Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, Year A

      Scripture Readings: Isaiah 50:4-7; Philippians 2:6-11; Mark 14:1 – 15:47 Each year on the Sunday before Easter, Christians around the world celebrate and commemorate what is traditionally called Palm or Passion Sunday, when we recount the events … Continue reading

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Australian High Court to pass judgment on Cardinal Pell Tuesday

AUSTRALIA, April 2, 2020, LifeSiteNews: The Australian High Court has announced that it will hand down its judgment on Cardinal George Pell’s appeal against his convictions for historic child sex offenses next Tuesday, April 7. High Court of Australia@HighCourtofAus Judgment … Continue reading

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Cardinal Pell, the Living Martyr

  by Fr Mark Withoos on CRISIS MAGAZINE A cardinal, a Prince of the Church, remains locked up in a small cell, separated from all, locked in, and without access to the sacraments. No, this is not coronavirus, and this … Continue reading

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Friday after Passion Sunday, The Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin

Our Lady of Sorrows From SAINT ANDREW DAILY MISSAL The Christmas Cycle had celebrated the part taken by the Blessed Virgin in the Mystery of the Incarnation, glorifying both the divinity of Jesus and the divine maternity of Mary. The … Continue reading

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How I Found True Contrition at the Site of My Sins

By Bettine di Fiore at OnePeterFive: Sunday was my thirteenth day in coronavirus quarantine. I must confess that although I have done some liturgical sewing and have spent more time than usual exercising, cooking, and praying, most of this precious … Continue reading

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Remnant TV: Killing Covid-19

From Michael Matt at The Remnant: Did you know that 80,000 Americans died of the flu in 2018? That’s a lot of people. Did you know that that the actor Tom Hanks has not only recovered from COVID-19, but is … Continue reading

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The Bishops Have Abandoned Us: These Wolves Deserve All Our Contempt and Disdain

The worldwide situation is serious. The underlying illness causing the situation is also serious. . But the attitude of most bishops in most affected countries is simply despicable, repugnant, deserving all our contempt and disdain. Not content with having thrown … Continue reading

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Canonical deep breath time

Dr Ed Peters at In the Light of the Law: Since COVID19 left Communist China last month and began its rampage around the world a myriad of issues and problems have been confronting us all. Among these crisis items are … Continue reading

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Archbishop Viganò on COVID-19 and the Hand of God

From The Remnant: Editor’s Introduction: During this seemingly apocalyptic moment, we must be ever mindful of the fact that, despite the great apostasy that’s been unfolding in the Church for decades, God Himself has not abandoned us. Good priests all … Continue reading

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St. Raphael: Prayers in Troubled Times.

The archangel’s name in Hebrew means “Divine Healer.” Among the three archangels named in the Bible, St. Raphael is probably the least known. This is likely due to the fact that St. Raphael is only found in the Old Testament … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 5th Sunday of Lent (Passion Sunday) – Cycle A

Readings: Ezekiel 37:12-14; Romans 8:8-11; John 11:14-45 It is nearly Palm Sunday and Holy Week, but not quite yet! There is still a week until Palm Sunday. We are entering the Fifth Sunday and Week of Lent and the Gospel … Continue reading

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He Had Corona Virus and Recovered: Alexander Tschugguel talks to Dr. Taylor Marshall

Alexander Tschugguel – the young Austrian man who threw the Pacha idols into the Tiber River talks to Dr. Taylor Marshall about having contracting the Corona Virus, being hospitalized, and then about his recovery.

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England’s Re-dedication as “Mary’s Dowry” in Face of the Current Pandemic

WALSINGHAM, England will be re-dedicated as the “Dowry of Mary” in the face of the Wuhan virus pandemic, renewing the first dedication made by King Richard II in 1381 at Westminster Abbey as he sought Our Lady’s protection during a … Continue reading

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March 27th “Urbi et Orbi” Blessing from Pope Carries Plenary Indulgence

Fr Richard HeilmanMarch 26, 2020 . VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis said he will give an extraordinary blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) at 6 p.m. Rome time … Continue reading

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Marco Tosatti: Coronavirus is spreading behind Vatican Walls

From Church Militant: Dear readers, the coronavirus has reached the highest levels of the Vatican. The head of the Italian section of the Secretariat of State, Msgr. Gianluca Pezzoli, is hospitalized in intensive care with COVID-19. Monsignor Pezzoli is quite young; he … Continue reading

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