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

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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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THE SERAPHIC DOCTOR: SAINT BONAVENTURE

From Catholicinsight.com: Some of the ‘Doctors of the Church’ have epithets, and Saint Bonaventure, whom we celebrate today, is the ‘seraphic’, perhaps for his transcendent teaching; also due to his charism, putting into systematic words the sublime and radical wisdom the ‘poverello’, … Continue reading

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Judgement and The ‘Little’ Sins

By Richard Maffeo at Catholic 365: Here is a warning by the Lord Jesus that no one should gloss over:  “And He was passing through from one city and village to another, teaching, and proceeding on His way to Jerusalem. … Continue reading

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Readings and Reflections for Trinity Sunday

Saturday, May 29 Saturday of the Eighth week in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Mother Orsola (Giulia) Ledóchowska (1865 – 1939) Book of Sirach 51,12cd-20. I thank the Lord and I praise him; I bless the name of the LORD. When I was young … Continue reading

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Readings and Reflections for Pentecost Sunday

Sunday, May 23 Pentecost Sunday – Solemnity Roman Ordinary calendar St. Desiderius, St. William of Rochester Acts of the Apostles 2,1-11. When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise … Continue reading

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A Reply to the Discouraged Seminarian: There Are 6,000 Reasons to Remain Catholic

CP&S comment. On May 19th we published a disturbing testimony from 1Peter5 by an unnamed seminarian who was about to leave the seminary due to his total disillusionment with the current state of the Church. Finding no point anymore in … Continue reading

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Seminarian: “Is There Any Reason Why I Should Remain Catholic?”

From 1Peter5: Editor’s note: we received this submission from an anonymous seminarian, and have chosen to run it as such. It is the cry — and the challenge — of a child to a neglectful father: “Why weren’t you there … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, April 25 Fourth Sunday of Easter Roman Ordinary calendar St. Mark Acts of the Apostles 4,8-12. Peter, filled with the holy Spirit, answered them, “Leaders of the people and elders: If we are being examined today about a good deed done to a … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, March 28 Passion (Palm) Sunday Roman Ordinary calendar St. Gontran Book of Isaiah 50,4-7. The Lord GOD has given me a well-trained tongue, That I might know how to speak to the weary a word that will rouse them. Morning after morning … Continue reading

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Dante and the glory of God in man

By Fr Charles Fox at Catholic World Report: The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri (c 1265-1321), who died 700 years ago this year, takes the poet on an epic journey from earth to the utter depths of hell, on a long climb … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, March 21 Fifth Sunday of Lent Roman Ordinary calendar St. Benedetta Cambiagio Frassinello (1791-1858) Book of Jeremiah 31, 31-34. The days are coming, says the LORD, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, February 21 First Sunday of Lent Roman Ordinary calendar St. Peter Damian Book of Genesis 9,8-15. God said to Noah and to his sons with him : “See, I am now establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you and with every … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke: we must confront lies

Confusion in the Church often borders on error The best term to describe the current state of the Church is confusion, which has its origin in the lack of respect for the truth. Each of us, according to his vocation in … Continue reading

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