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The Increasing Need For Exorcisms because ‘Very Few People Believe in the Devil These Days’

“Very few people believe in the devil these days,” stated Fulton Sheen in 1958, “which suits the devil very well. He is always helping to circulate the news of his own death. The essence of God is existence, and He … Continue reading

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The East Thunders: Eastern Orthodox Bishops and Melkite Catholics Condemn Attack on Syria.

A Statement Issued by the Patriarchates of Antioch and all the East for the Greek Orthodox, Syrian Orthodox, and Greek-Melkite Catholic Patriarch. Damascus, 14 April 2018 God is with us; Understand all ye nations and submit yourselves! We, the Patriarchs: … Continue reading

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“Thrones” of Holy Week in Spain

Holy Week is celebrated with unabashed passion in Spain. People come from all over the world to watch these most amazing displays of fervour, devotion, lavishness and Faith in the whole world. Beautiful, elaborate processions of “penitentes” (repentant sinners), elegant … Continue reading

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Cultural Marxism in the World Today

The definition of CULTURAL MARXISM is given as: The gradual process of destroying all traditions, languages, religions, individuality, government, family, law and order in order to re-assemble society in the future as a communist utopia. This utopia will have no … Continue reading

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Heresy Charges Against Pope Francis

Pope Francis: I avoid reading heresy accusations “for the sake of my mental health” These words were uttered by the Pontiff at a private meeting with 90 Jesuits in Santiago de Chile, during his recent apostolic visit to South America. … Continue reading

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The Devil and the Priesthood

“A priest goes to Heaven or a priest goes to Hell with a thousand people behind” – (St John Vianney). The “smoke of Satan” that entered the Catholic Church at the time of the Second Vatican Council had as its main … Continue reading

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For God, and Life, and Ireland.

The ongoing news of the rapid decline of Catholic Ireland is hard to get one’s head round. Ireland, widely considered one of the most devoutly Catholic Nations of all times – despite the persecution, opposition and consequent suffering it endured … Continue reading

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Teaching the Real Presence Without Words

In this exceptionally insightful article, Liturgy Guy (Brian Williams) identifies the main cause for people leaving the Church: a lack of knowledge and/or understanding of the Real Presence in the Holy Eucharist. The awesome mystery of Transubstantiation – Our Lord … Continue reading

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‘Not in our name’ – Tuam survivors reject calls for repeal of pro-life law

In 2014 we reported on CP&S about the uproar in the media on the discovered bodies of infants buried in the grounds at the Tuam Mother and Baby Home in Ireland. Now the subject has re-emerged in the Irish media … Continue reading

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Angels at Christmas

328 The existence of the spiritual, non-corporeal beings that Sacred Scripture usually calls “angels” is a truth of faith. The witness of Scripture is as clear as the unanimity of Tradition. (Catechism of the Catholic Church) Angels play a big … Continue reading

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An Advent Poem by Christina Rosetti

Advent This Advent moon shines cold and clear, These Advent nights are long; Our lamps have burned year after year, And still their flame is strong. “Watchman, what of the night?” we cry, Heart-sick with hope deferred: “No speaking signs … Continue reading

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The Inn and the Stable: an Advent meditation by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

Every artist has the feeling of being at home in his studio, every patriot at home in his own country, and every man at home in his house. One should therefore expect that the Creator would be at home in … Continue reading

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‘Rosary on the Coast for Faith and Life’ on 26/11/17 was a huge success

A month beforehand we had published a linked post announcing the event. Despite a noticeable lack of mainstream media coverage, secular hostility and the Irish weather, the Rosary on the Coast for Faith and Life on the Feast of Christ … Continue reading

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Give Thanks and Be Happy

Giving thanks to God for all His immense blessings, including the many good fruits we receive daily from His bounty, is a fundamental human need. We do this immediately on waking in our Morning Offering: “… I thank You for … Continue reading

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Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome

“I have chosen and consecrated this house, says the Lord, that my name may be there forever.”+ (2 Chronicles 7:16) [+ Gospel Acclamation for the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome.]

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