Tag Archives: Eucharist

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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What Grace Is Given in the Sacraments? – And 10 Other Questions

The Sacrament of Confession via the Roman Catholic Spiritual Direction site. 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 … Continue reading

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Sacraments of the Dead: 12 Questions on Sacrilege and Grace

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 learning style for the human mind and … Continue reading

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The Character Imprinted on the Soul. Questions About the Sacraments

Priestly Ordination of Rev. Mr. Jose Zepeda, F.S.S.P. has been conferred by Bishop Salvatore Cordileone. Deo Gratias! 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 … Continue reading

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Fr. Marcel Guarnizo’s Response to the Eucharistic Incident

From CNA I would like to begin by once again sending my condolences to the Johnson family on the death of Mrs. Loetta Johnson.

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Eucharistic miracles

Throughout its history the Catholic Church has documented and approved a number of Eucharistic miracles. These recorded incidents of consecrated hosts turning into human flesh and blood are said to have occurred mainly at moments of serious doubt about the … Continue reading

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VATICAN II – Bishop Schneider’s call for a “syllabus of errors”

I encountered Bishop Athanasius Schneider, who is also a patristic scholar, through a small volume entitled “Dominus Est”. From the book’s very first pages, this young and gifted bishop’s holiness shines through. His description of the Eucharistic devotion, which flowed … Continue reading

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The Real Presence and A Short Story of Graham Green

The Real Presence belongs to one of the most difficult theological topics, while revealed by our Lord in the Last supper: While they were eating, Jesus took bread, said the blessing, broke it, and giving it to his disciples said, … Continue reading

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