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Deadly Silence: The Unreported Persecution of Christians

New Culture Forum recently co-hosted a conference on the shamefully untold story of the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities. Easter Sunday’s horrific attacks in Sri Lanka must concentrate minds around the world on these #InvisibleVictims. One of the … Continue reading

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The Easter Day Martyrs of Sri Lanka

In a clear desire to target Christians once again, Satan’s agents have unwittingly made martyrs of hundreds more innocents, who with Easter joy, were celebrating the Resurrection of the Lord. Colombo, Sri Lanka, Apr 21, 2019/12:40 pm (CNA).- Religious and … Continue reading

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The Witch-hunt Against Catholic Journalist, Caroline Farrow

Caroline Farrow, 44, a Catholic journalist and speaker from the UK, has become another victim of the witch-hunt against any who dare challenge the new twisted ideology of ‘gender theory’. Farrow is the subject of an investigation – and a … Continue reading

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“To That Cross My Sins Have Nailed Him…”: Stations of the Cross (Part 2)

On this fifth Friday in Lent 2019 – that also happens to be a First Friday – let us look today for some more insights into the value of this ancient Christian devotion, the Stations of the Cross, according to the Benedictine, Blessed … Continue reading

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The Stations of the Cross in Lent

Blessed Columba Marmion gives some insights into the value of this ancient Catholic devotion: “The Passion constitutes the “Holy of holies” of the mystery of Jesus. It is the crowning point of His public life, the summit of His mission … Continue reading

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Still Falls the Rain

The language of poetry has the power to touch our emotions and affect our understanding of ourselves and the world, meaning it can make the reader perceive the world and the poem with higher definiton. During the London Blitz in … Continue reading

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Flashback: Spanish Monks Ignite Gregorian ‘Chant’-Mania

The Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos released their double-platinum juggernaut in March, 1994, 25 years ago! (Shortened, adapted version of a post published on ‘RollingStone’) A surprising number of huge-selling, classic albums came out in March 1994: but … Continue reading

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Lord, Please Give Us Many Holy Priests

“As the shepherd, so the sheep; as the priest, so the people. Priest-victim leadership begets a holy Church. Every worldly priest hinders the growth of the Church; every saintly priest promotes it. If only all priests realized how their holiness … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Fatima: “The Good Will Be Martyred”

On 13th July 1917 at Fatima, after showing the three young seers the terrifying vision of Hell, Our Lady priohesied: “You have seen Hell where the souls of poor sinners go. To save them, God wishes to establish in the … Continue reading

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Praying for the sick

Yesterday, 11th February, on the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass was celebrated in our local church for the sick of the parish. Before the Offertory they came up to receive a special blessing … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Apparitions at Lourdes to St Bernadette Soubirous

This is the feast of the first of the eighteen apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary to a little fourteen-year-old French girl in southern France, in 1858. The name of the little girl was Marie Bernadette Soubirous. The first of … Continue reading

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Bugnini and Followers Taught That The Mass Was a Meal and Downplayed Sacrifice

 The CATHOLIC HERALD published an article a few days ago with revelations taken from Annibale Bugnini’s biography that are producing some strong repercussions on Catholic Media. These revelations describing the slapdash methods used by Bugnini for his “reforms” to the holy Liturgy … Continue reading

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Tragedy in Totalán (Malaga) Triggers a Massive Response of Help and Concern

UPDATE BELOW After twelve days of bitter anguish since two year old Julen fell down an illegal borehole of no more than 25 centimetres diametre during a family day out, finally the miners are now, at the time of writing, … Continue reading

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Leonie Martin, the ‘difficult’ sister of St Thérèse of Lisieux

On a memorable pilgrimage that I made with my mother to Lisieux in 1997 for the centenary of the death of St Thérèse, we also visited Alençon (birthplace of the Martin sisters) and Caen where Thérèse’s elder sister, Léonie, lived … Continue reading

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Fr Doyle’s Christmas Letter from the Trenches

From the blog, REMEMBERING FR WILLIE DOYLE SJ Fr Doyle wrote the following Christmas letter to his sister from the trenches. It gives some insight into the hardship of his life, the humour and humanity with which he greeted these hardships, … Continue reading

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