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The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

From ‘Saint Andrew Daily Missal’: The Feast of the Presentation of Mary is founded on a pious tradition, originated by two apocryphal gospels which relate that the Blessed Virgin was presented in the temple of Jerusalem when three years old, … Continue reading

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Warnings The West Refused To Heed

[N.B. This cartoon depicting the suicidal death of France, could equally well reflect any other European country sold into ‘Political Correctness’.] “Our sufferings today are the prelude of those you, Europeans and Western Christians, will also suffer in the near … Continue reading

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Islamic State (IS) strikes at ‘Eldest Daughter of the Church’ (France)

Breaking news: on this significant date (November 13) for the followers of Islam, the authorship of last night’s brutal, murderous attacks in Paris has been officially confirmed what we already knew – it was perpetrated by members of IS (or … Continue reading

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Against Birth-Control – a thought for the day from Ven. Fulton Sheen

Following on from Hilary White’s recent article exposing the real causes for most of today’s problems taking us back to the errors of the Sexual Revololution, this short insightful meditation from Ven. Fulton Sheen seems timely. Easy birth control (with … Continue reading

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The Nature of Death – St Thomas Aquinas

Today, 7th November, is the feast of all of the Saints of the Dominican Order, many of whom were martyrs. What an amazing list of saints there are attached to this blessed Order! They include three Doctors of the Church, … Continue reading

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Wisdom of Church Teaching – from Saints, Popes and a Council.

In the wake of the recent Synod on the Family its followers have been left exhausted by the tension created amid conflicting reports coming from the Synod’s observers. Although we now have the ‘Final Report’ with the gatherered conclusions of … Continue reading

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St. Joseph: Patron of the Triumph of Mary’s Immaculate Heart‏

This great Catholic homily, on the eve of the Synod, will raise our courage, hopes and spirits!

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Sacerdos, Alter Christus

The priest, who is “Alter Christus“, or “Another Christ”, is the most important figure in the Church. Throughout the centuries, Christ’s mission of salvation has unremittingly extended over all the earth by the priest, who leaves all to gain all. … Continue reading

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Catholic Politicians In The World Today

Can successful politicians still be good Catholics? However much Marty Walsh (Mayor of Boston,USA) might insist he can keep the two things (his personal Catholic beliefs, and his decisions as mayor) separate, the fact is immoral decisions that clash with … Continue reading

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Feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary

“As mariners are guided into port by the shining of a star, so Christians are guided to Heaven by Mary.” – St. Thomas Aquinas Most Holy Name of Mary In accordance with Jewish custom our Lady’s parents named her eight … Continue reading

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Pope issues major marriage annulment reforms

by Cindy Wooden on Catholic Herald The reforms could affect thousands of Catholics worldwide While a juridical process is necessary for making accurate judgments, the Catholic Church’s marriage annulment process must be quicker, cheaper and much more of a pastoral … Continue reading

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‘The Rigging of a Vatican Synod?’ (Two interviews with author, Edward Pentin)

Edwin Pentin is a journalist on the National Catholic Register. His just released e-book, “The Rigging of a Vatican Synod? An Investigation of Alleged Manipulation at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family”   has caused an immediate media stir! Please watch this … Continue reading

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Transsexual lifestyle ‘not in accord with the Faith’

From CNS: “A media firestorm arose in Spain after a transsexual woman, who considers herself a man, asked to be the godfather of her nephew – leading a diocese’s bishop to turn to the Vatican for an answer. After writing … Continue reading

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Miraculous Mass of St. Gregory the Great

In relation to the Mass, St. Gregory the Great is perhaps especially remembered by many for the Eucharistic Miracle that occurred in 595 during the Holy Sacrifice. This famous incident was related by Paul the Deacon in his 8th century … Continue reading

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Beware the Error of Those Who Proclaim Mercy Without Repentance

After the latest moves announced by Pope Francis for the coming ‘Year of Mercy’, and with our anxious sights on the October ‘Synod on the Family’, this clear, insightful article by Msgr. Pope on the real meaning of Mercy, and the … Continue reading

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