Tag Archives: Eucharist

The Eucharist & Catholics in Public Life (video)

On EWTN’s ‘WORLD OVER’, hosted by Raymond Arroyo, Fr. Gerald Murray, canon lawyer and priest of the Archdiocese of New York, and Patrick Brennan, professor of law at Villanova University, discuss the growing controversy over whether politicians and public figures … Continue reading

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Before you go to Holy Communion next time, read this…

A Eucharistic Meditation from St Justin (d. 165), an early Christian martyr and saint: ”There is then brought to the president of the brethren bread and a cup of wine mixed with water; and he taking them, gives praise and … Continue reading

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Why has Boris closed the churches?

By Melanie McDonagh at The Spectator: This morning, my son, who’s 17, was turned away from our local church. The designated spaces for people attending mass were full. He tried to book online at the church down the road – … Continue reading

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Mystery of Hope

In these terrible times we are living in, when anarchy, hatred and violence (the devil’s tools) are everywhere we look, it is fitting to recall Our Lord’s promise that He will not leave us orphans. He has given us His … Continue reading

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Live-streaming Mass during pandemic highlights weakness of Vatican II liturgy

Online Masses can help us to see the difference between worthy worship and the cult of man. . ELSA/GETTY IMAGES By Peter Kwasniewski April 14, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Many liturgists today, laments Walter Hoeres, “understand the Mass not so much … Continue reading

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Swiss bishop censored by apostolic administrator for criticizing Church’s response to coronavirus

CHUR, Switzerland, March 18, 2020, LifeSiteNews: An outspoken Swiss auxiliary bishop has been censored by his brother bishop who is an apostolic administrator after criticizing the Church’s response to the coronavirus epidemic and stating his belief that God would not … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Amoris Laetitia is ‘the Magisterium of the Church’ on divorced and remarried

BANGKOK, Thailand, December 6, 2019, LifeSiteNews: Pope Francis told Jesuits in Thailand that how the Church should behave pastorally to Catholics who are “divorced and remarried” is found in chapter 8 of his controversial 2016 exhortation Amoris Laetitia, a teaching … Continue reading

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Little Nellie Craved a Kiss From Someone Who Had Just Received the Eucharist

From Mary’s blog * In 1906 Ireland, a toddler nicknamed ‘Little Nellie’ was dying tragically from TB in a Catholic convent. But she had the spunk to suggest a barter to her statue of the Infant of Prague: “Jesus, if … Continue reading

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Bishop Athanasius Schneider: ‘We are in the fourth great crisis of the Church’

By Sarah Atkinson, Catholic Herald online: Liberals, collaborating with the “new paganism”, are driving the Catholic Church towards a split, according to Bishop Athanasius Schneider, the liturgical specialist who is carrying on a rearguard fight against “abuses” in the Church. … Continue reading

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Five errors at Mass

It’s just as well that Jeffrey Tucker from Chant Café introduces his five worst post V2 ‘wreckovations’ of the Mass with an upbeat message. May it bring hope to those who patiently endure the abuses he describes and worse: We … Continue reading

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Those Who Start Their Own Church Follow the Voice of Satan: 11 Teachings from St. Cyprian AD 250

From: http://www.stpeterslist.com/ St. Cyprian, a Bishop and Martyr by HHAMBROSE Listers, our Lord Jesus Christ is not returning to our world for a harem of “churches.”There is One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church and it was founded by Christ and charged by … Continue reading

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The Dome of Home

The following short film explores the Shrine church of Ss Peter, Paul and Philomena, on the Wirral. In it Canon Montjean, the rector of the Shrine, discusses aspects of the Extrordinary Form of the liturgy, as well as showing the … Continue reading

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11 Basic Questions Over the Sacraments

Padre Pio in the Confessional  The following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to Vatican II. Its basic question-and-answer approach is the most natural … Continue reading

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4 Questions that Help to Explain “What is a Sacrament?” (St. Thomas Aquinas)

This is the first in a short series of posts on the Sacraments. A non-scientific straw poll among some of my friends, both converts and cradle Catholics revealed a suprising (to me) ignorance of these very basic tenets of our … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary time. E.F: Tenth Sunday after Pentecost.

Give us this bread always! By Fr. Thomas Rosica Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 5, 2012 The readings for this Sunday are: Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15, 31a; Ephesians 4:17, 20-24; John 6:24-35 E.F: 1 Corinthians 12; 2-11. Luke 18, 9-14. … Continue reading

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