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The Open Heart Of The Infant Jesus

December 19, 2022 By FR. ROBERT ALTIER Solemnity Of The Nativity Of Our Lord (YR A) (Midnight) Readings: Isaiah 9:1-6Titus 2:11-14Luke 2:1-14 In the Gospel reading today, we hear the angel announce to the shepherds “good news of great joy” … Continue reading

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Abp. Viganò: The Kingship of Christ is not limited to the Church, but extends to all nations

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, LifeSiteNews Sat Dec 17, 2022 From LifeSiteNews: The doctrine of the kingship of Christ constitutes a discrimen between the Catholic Church and the “conciliar Church;” indeed, it is the point of separation between Catholic orthodoxy and … Continue reading

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How to Pray the ‘Christmas Novena’ That’s Been Said for 300 Years

An Italian priest named Father Charles Vachetta is credited with writing a novena in 1721 to inspire his parishioners during Advent. Today, that novena is known as the “Christmas Novena.” The nine-day prayer begins on Dec. 16 and concludes on … Continue reading

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Christian roots: European Parliament puts up Nativity scene for first time

A Spanish Member of the European Parliament has fought insistently for this symbol of Europe’s roots. Isabel Benjumea, a Spanish Member of the European Parliament (MEP), has fought insistently to have a Nativity scene put up in the European Parliament … Continue reading

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May the Holy Family be a consolation to victims of COVID tyranny this Christmas: Abp. Viganò

(LifeSiteNews) – “Come, O Wisdom, who orders earthly events; come to teach the way of prudence and of glory.”  These words are taken from a very ancient hymn for Advent which dates to the eighth century. In them the Christian soul … Continue reading

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In Dulci Jubilo

Wishing all our readers the joys, blessings and peace of Christmas. May the eternal love of the Divine Infant Jesus, born in Bethlehem to show mankind the way to Heaven, fill your homes this holy Christmas season.

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Faith Vaccinates Against Pandemic of Fear

December 16, 2021, The Wanderer: By FR. KEVIN M. CUSICK The occasion of a 50th jubilee wedding celebration was a cause for contemplating the courage of cooperation with God. Surrendering to His plan through openness to life, and raising eight … Continue reading

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Christmas, the Feast of the Birth of Christ

The Missal describes the Feast Day of the birth of Christ: During Christmastide, the liturgy shows us the Messias as the Son of God, clothed with humanity, glorified by the humble surprised shepherds, and adored by the Magi from the … Continue reading

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The History of the Celebration of Christmas in Europe

When we have the media telling us that Christmas is actually a pagan ceremony – it is really just the Puritan view of Christmas presented in the ‘new Puritan’ way. Below is a summary of Father Weiser’s brief history of … Continue reading

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Sign of Hope? Enchanting image?

From CNA: The Vatican announced the details of the 2020 edition of the annual Christmas display in St. Peter’s Square, intended to be a sign of hope and faith in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. “This year, even more … Continue reading

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Belloc on Observing Christmas

           John Cuddeback at Bacon from Acorns: Christmas is not the birth of Christ; what the birth of Christ was, and is, will never change. Christmas is a celebration, a remembrance and marking of the birth … Continue reading

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A Christmas message from Cardinal Tagle to the Filipino people

In a Christmas message, the Archbishop of Manila, Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, told of a lady from Palo on the island of Leyte, who, as if replying to a question he himself was pondering: With persons and things associated with Christmas … Continue reading

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Final day of the Christmas Novena

(Mention your intentions here) O Thou that sittest upon the cherubim, God of hosts, come, show Thy face, and we shall be saved.    Recite one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and one Glory be.

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Eighth day of the Christmas Novena

(Mention your intentions here) O Emmanuel, our King and our Law-giver, Longing of the Gentiles, yea, and salvation thereof, come to save us, O Lord our God! Recite one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and one Glory be.

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Seventh day of the Christmas Novena

(mention your intentions here) O King of the Gentiles, yea, and desire thereof! O Corner-stone, that makest of two one, come to save man, whom Thou hast made out of the dust of the earth! Recite one Our Father, one Hail Mary, and … Continue reading

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