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Yvonne-Aimée de Jésus

From:   http://vultuschristi.org The Anniversary of a Heavenly Friend February 3rd is the 65th anniversary of the death of one of my dearest heavenly friends: Mother Yvonne-Aimée de Jésus (Yvonne Beauvais), Augustinian Canoness, Hospitaller of the Mercy of Jesus, of the … Continue reading

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Pope Video 2: Care for [God’s] Creation

From Vatican Radio: Pope Francis is asking people around the world to pray during the month of February for an increase of attention to and care for our common [earthly exile] home. The Holy Father is making the request through his … Continue reading

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Pure In Heart – Ireland

Here is some encouraging news from Ireland: a new movement that aims at bringing back chastity and purity to the lives of young people. These beautiful virtues used to be an important part of Catholic Irish identity before the Sexual … Continue reading

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Quote for the day from Pope St. Pius X

Pope St. Pius X already foresaw the One World Church of Apostasy (see his quote below). Now some in the hierarchy today, through the Masonic ecumenism of the Second Vatican Council, appear to be working towards it’s ultimate fulfillment. “And … Continue reading

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Candlemas: some spiritual instruction

What spiritual lessons do the rites of Candlemas have to offer for our sanctification? Fr. Goffine offers some illumination about the significance of the feast. From Fr. Leonard Goffine’s The Church’s Year, we provide an instruction on the Feast of … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: BISHOP ATHANASIUS SCHNEIDER INTERVIEW WITH RORATE CAELI

This is a most enlightening interview that we reprint with kind permission from Rorate Caeli. SSPX; Women and foot washing; consecrating Russia; anti-pastoral bishops and much more Last week, Rorate Caeli interviewed His Excellency Bishop Athanasius Schneider, one of the … Continue reading

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Surface ecumenism vs. lasting ecumenism

from: Father Ed Tomlinson – TunbridgeWells Ordinariate. There are two different approaches to ecumenism floating around the church today. Both have the same good intention at heart; the bringing together of the fractured body of Christ. But that is where similarity … Continue reading

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What Don Bosco teaches us about the power of dreams

St. John Bosco (1815–1888) was born in Italy to a poor farming family. His father died when he was two, leaving his religious instruction to his pious mother. At the age of nine he had his first of many powerful … Continue reading

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Rome to Dignify Luther’s Revolt through Joint Commemoration

By David Martin (and first posted on A Catholic Life)  Vatican Radio announced on January 25 that Francis and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) will hold a joint ecumenical commemoration of the “Reformation” on October 31, 2016, in Lund, Sweden. … Continue reading

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Putin: Western Civilization “going extinct” – low birth rates & political correctness

Some un-PC, straight-talking from President Putin.  

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Thomas Aquinas: Child of Christ

Today we celebrate the feast of the great Doctor of the Church, St. Thomas Aquinas. Although Thomas is celebrated for his great written works in Catholic theology and philosophy, few people are aware that Thomas’s true greatness and sanctity resided … Continue reading

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Lousy January

In his recent post entitled “Boy, January has been a lousy month“, Saint Corbinian’s Bear summarises the recent developments at the helm of the Church which keep him awake at night.  If you haven’t discovered The Bear’s charming blog yet, you have … Continue reading

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Pro-life investigator behind Planned Parenthood baby part videos could face 20 years in prison

From Spuc.org.uk: David Daleiden faces up to 20 years in jail for exposing Planned Parenthood selling baby parts David Daleiden, the pro-life investigator who exposed Planned Parenthood selling baby parts, faces up to 20 years in prison after a Houston grand jury … Continue reading

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Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul

Prayer for the Return of Lapsed Catholics to the Sacraments . Almighty Father,  . You desire not the death of the sinner, but that he may be converted and live. Pour out upon us Your mercy and hear the prayers of Your … Continue reading

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Make your life a Nativity set, Cardinal Dolan tells pro-life marchers

Washington D.C., Jan 22, 2016 / 09:15 am (CNA/EWTN News) Pro-lifers must make their lives a Nativity scene where they provide a welcoming witness and  see Christ in the faces of the unborn, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York said … Continue reading

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