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Once again: Islamic Terrorism strikes ‘the eldest daughter of the Church’

We pray for the 84 innocent victims of the vile terrorist attack in Nice last night, ten of whom were children, cruelly mowed down by an enormous lorry driven by a crazed murderer hungry for blood, whilst they were joyfully … Continue reading

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“I was sure that it was better for me to give myself up to your love than to give in to my own desires. However, although the one way appealed to me and was gaining mastery, the other still afforded … Continue reading

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Priest Eyewitness at the Battle of the Somme: Fr Willie Doyle (SJ)

Below is the audio broadcast of the latest episode of EWTN radio’s “Celtic Connections”. Guest to the programme, Dr. Patrick Kenny, gives a moving testimony of the life of the exceptional Irish priest, Fr Willie Doyle. In World War 1 … Continue reading

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Resquiescat in pace, Father Peter Carota (Traditional Catholic Priest)

I have just read this breaking news on The Traditional Latin Mass Society of San Francisco: “We have received the sad news that this morning (July 8, 2016), Fr. Peter Carota, is no longer with us. Please pray for the … Continue reading

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Does this make any sense? (Four pro-life memes)

From National Pro-Life Alliance What was that you were saying about “choice”?  

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Our Lady of Perpetual Succour – 27th June

The feast day of Our Mother of Perpetual Succour (also known as Our Lady of Perpetual Help) is celebrated on June 27th. It is one of the titles of the Blessed Virgin Mary as represented in a celebrated 15th-century Byzantine icon. … Continue reading

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Now to rebuild Europe

A thoughtful short post from Jo Shaw (LMS Chairman) on his analysis of the UK’s situation within Europe in the wake of Brexit referendum. Recovering Europe’s Catholic identity is the only way to restore hope in our joint future. (Map … Continue reading

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How to Destroy the Faith in Five Easy Steps

In the 50 years between 1912 and 1962, the Catholic Population of England and Wales more than doubled in size. Attendance at Sunday Mass in 1991 was recorded as 1.3 million, a drop of 40% since 1963. (So what happened … Continue reading

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Eucharistic Adoration – a fount of heavenly graces

“Let my prayer be directed as incense in thy sight; the lifting up of my hands, as evening sacrifice” – (Psalm 141:2) St.  Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897): “Do you realise that Jesus is there in the tabernacle expressly for you … Continue reading

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Once Again – Pilgrimage to Chartres

The annual Catholic walking pilgrimage between the two French Cathedrals dedicated to Our Lady (Notre Dame), from Paris to Chartres, will take place this coming Pentecost weekend. I have written about it on CP&S many times before, for example see … Continue reading

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Meet the Russian priest investigating the ‘miraculous’ Holy Fire of Jerusalem

CP&S has posted on this amazing annual event before. It takes place in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on the feast of the Orthodox Church’s celebration of Holy Saturday. On 30th April this year, hundreds of pilgrims … Continue reading

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Bl. Alexandria da Costa – Mystic known as “Fourth Seer of Fatima”

In direct contrast to the spirit of our times, the whole life of intense suffering of Blessed Alexandrina, offered up humbly and willingly for the conversion of sinners, “reaffirms the immense value of suffering offered in union with Jesus, and … Continue reading

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Cowardly Obfuscation

At the Extraordinary Synods on the family last year, the liberal cardinals invited to attend unashamedly put their sinister plans to distort Catholic teaching on the indissolubility of Holy Matrimony into action. They were opposed by the conservative cardinals. The … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia – “Walter Kasper’s dream come true”

Pope Leo XIII – Testem Benevolentiae Nostrae: “The underlying principle of these new opinions is that, in order to more easily attract those who differ from her, the Church should shape her teachings more in accord with the spirit of … Continue reading

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Mother Angelica’s Legacy

“Boldness should be the eleventh commandment.” – Mother Angelica I have always been a great fan of the indomitable Mother Angelica. She appeared at a time for me when, despite having grown up in a traditional Catholic household, I was … Continue reading

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