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The Importance of Good Example: SS Philip and James (Apostles)

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. (Matthew 5:16) St Paul said in Galatians 2:20: “I have been crucified … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, May 2 Fifth Sunday of Easter Roman Ordinary calendar St. José Maria Rubio y Peralta, St. Athanasius – Bishop & Doctor of the Church (+ 373) Acts of the Apostles 9,26-31. When he arrived in Jerusalem he tried to join the disciples, … Continue reading

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The Case for the Young St. Joseph

COMMENTARY: On the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, it is noteworthy that the usual arguments for Joseph being young are not related to his capacity to work, but rather the desire for a saint who lived the virtue of … Continue reading

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After mystical experience, priest announces Communion only on the tongue and kneeling

Fr. Fredy Leonardo Herrera Fuentes in Bogotá, Colombia, told parishioners that ‘from this moment in our parish, it’s only going to be possible to receive Holy Communion on the tongue and kneeling down.’ April 26, 2021 LifeSiteNews: In February, a priest was … Continue reading

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Oh Jesus… what happened to us?

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How St Catherine of Siena Saved Her Father From the Fire of God’s Justice; and Why Married People Suffer So Much In Purgatory

From the excellent website, ‘Mary’s Blog’, we find some fascinating posts about the life of St Catherine of Siena, whose feast day we celebrate today, 29th April. This one in particular, which we are reblogging here, will come as a … Continue reading

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St Louis de Montfort – Feast Day 28th April 1716

From “Venite Prandete” St Louis de Montfort was ordained in Paris in 1700, then served God as a rural preacher in Nantes and then Poitiers, where he organised a hospital for the poor and founded the Daughters of Wisdom, a … Continue reading

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Marched off to the cells for preaching God’s word

By Peter Simpson at The Conservative Woman: THERE is a great need to raise awareness of how the police in modern Britain are clamping down on the freedom of Christians to proclaim in public places the teachings of the Scriptures.  … Continue reading

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Padre Pio on Third Secret of Fatima: False Church and Great Apostasy (video)

CP&S comment. Was Satan introduced into the heart of the Church at Vatican II to bring about a false church under all the evils of Freemasonry? There are exorcists who say so, and St Padre Pio was convinced that this … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, April 25 Fourth Sunday of Easter Roman Ordinary calendar St. Mark Acts of the Apostles 4,8-12. Peter, filled with the holy Spirit, answered them, “Leaders of the people and elders: If we are being examined today about a good deed done to a … Continue reading

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The Devil and Garabandal

“The Devil & Garabandal” – An interview with Fr. Robert Lewis. From Needles Magazine Fr.Robert Lewis is an exorcist priest who works at St. Jude’s in Pakshikere,India Some Interesting quotes from Fr. Lewis : “For quite some time, the possessed persons … Continue reading

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Evidence of Shakespeare’s Lifelong Catholicism

Today, 23rd April, on “Talk Like Shakespeare Day”, we celebrate one of the world’s greatest writers, William Shakespeare (1564-1616).  For those who have long admired his brilliance and Christian imagination, the evidence that he was a believing Catholic in a … Continue reading

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Declaration of Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò with regard to the “Fifth International Vatican Conference”

CP&S comment. Considering the importance of the coming International Vatican Conference next month, with its utterly scandalous list of anti-Catholic, pro-abort speakers, we are posting another article on the subject. This is Archbishop Viganò’s forthright denouncement of this betrayal of … Continue reading

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In God’s name, why is the Pope inviting abortion-backers to his Vatican ‘health’ talks?

He who sups with the devil should have a long spoon. By Kate Dunlop at Conservative Woman:  I’VE received in my inbox confirmation of the next big Vatican ‘public’ event – the International Health Conference: Exploring the Mind, Body & Soul. How Innovation … Continue reading

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The amazing life of Princess Alice, Prince Philip’s mother

We all know about the late Queen Mum – one of Britain’s most instantly recognisable figures. But few have even heard of the Queen’s mother-in-law, Princess Alice. And yet, the life story of Prince Philip’s mother almost defies belief. A … Continue reading

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