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St. Bridget of Sweden

Bridget was nobly born, her father was Birger, the governor of Upland in Sweden, and her mother, Ingeborg, was the daughter of the governor of East Gothland. At fourteen she was married to young Ulf Gudmarsson, to whom she was … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke’s Statement on «Traditionis Custodes»

Many faithful – laity, ordained and consecrated – have expressed to me the profound distress which the Motu Proprio «Traditionis Custodes» has brought them. Those who are attached to the Usus Antiquior (More Ancient Usage) [UA], what Pope Benedict XVI called the … Continue reading

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Traditionis Custodes: A Blessing in Disguise?

By Robert B. Greving at Crisis Magazine: As the saying goes, when life gives you lemons, make a whiskey sour. To this extent, Traditionis Custodes may be a blessing in disguise in the long run. Let me explain.   Two things seem clear … Continue reading

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Father Hunwicke reflects on Traditionis Custodes

Things rarely seem as precious as they do when there are attempts to rob you of them. CP&S comment: Many thanks to Father Hunwicke for this beautiful reflection. As I finished saying Mass last Saturday, the morning after Traditionis custodes, the … Continue reading

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Archbishop Viganò: The end does not justify the means

July 21, 2021, Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews: Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, in a foreword to a book on the problem of the coronavirus vaccine, decries the satanic nature of this vaccine using tissue of aborted babies in its production and testing. For … Continue reading

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Sancta Maria Magdalena, ora pro nobis!

An ancient tradition identifies Mary Magdalene with Mary, the sister of Martha and Lazarus, who had wasted the great beauty that God had given her in a life of sin, but one day saw Christ and was touched by grace.  … Continue reading

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Clarity from @Card_R_Sarah

From Fr Z’s blog: Exactly. Inculturation is inevitable and necessary and a nature dynamic of who we are as Catholic Christians. But inculturation must be properly understood and applied. There is a two-way street between the influence of the world … Continue reading

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St. Lawrence of Brindisi

Born in Brindisi in Italy and christened Julius Caesar, the future saint’s father was Guglielmo Rossi, and his mother Elisabetta Massella, both exemplary Christians. His parents entrusted the boy’s education to the Conventuals of Brindisi where he showed early signs … Continue reading

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In the Midst of Crisis, Be Driven by Faith, Not by Fear

By Dr Peter Kwasniewski at Crisis Magazine: In our days, we are seeing an intensification of the spiritual battle as the situation within the Catholic Church continues to deteriorate. Battles have casualties, and some of those casualties are Catholics who have … Continue reading

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From Summorum pontificum to Traditionis custodes, or from the reserve to the zoo

From FSSPX News: Pope Francis yesterday published a motu proprio whose title could be full of hope: Traditionis custodes , “guardians of Tradition”. Knowing that it is addressed to the bishops, one could catch oneself dreaming: is Tradition in the process of recovering … Continue reading

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The Ancient Mass is the Future. Traditional Catholics are the most Faithful.

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A Lie About John Paul II’s Words Underpins Francis’ Motu Proprio

Op-Ed by Leo Darroch at Rorate Caeli: The publication of this document, although expected, is much more despotic and cruel than anyone could have imagined. Canonists and liturgical experts have already started to offer opinions and their contributions will be welcomed … Continue reading

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Traditionis Custodes: The New Atom Bomb

By Dr Peter Kwasniewski at Remnant Articles: Seventy-six years ago, on July 16, 1945, the first atomic bomb was detonated in a lonely desert 210 miles south of Los Alamos, New Mexico. Today, on July 16, 2021, Pope Francis has … Continue reading

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More Reactions to the Restrictions of Traditiones Custodes

From Les Femmes – The Truth: I’m posting links for some articles about what the pope did in releasing the document which is translated as “Guardians of Tradition.” It was accompanied by a letter which is as bad as the motu … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, July 18 Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Frederick – Bl. Angeline of Marsciano Book of Jeremiah 23,1-6. Woe to the shepherds who mislead and scatter the flock of my pasture, says the LORD.Therefore, thus says the LORD, the … Continue reading

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