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Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Protestantism in the sixteenth century and Jansenism in the seventeenth had attempted to spoil one of the essential dogmas of Christianity, namely the love of God for all men.It became necessary that the Spirit of love, which directs the Church, … Continue reading

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Pre-Lent Preparation: Septuagesima, Sexagesima and Quinquagesima

The Septuagesima season always begins with the ninth week before Easter and includes three Sundays called respectively Septuagesima, Sexagesima and Quinquagesima. These names which were borrowed from the numeral system of the time, denote a series of decades working back … Continue reading

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Understanding Today’s Feast: “Chair of Saint Peter”

Comment – The One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church under Pope Francis is traversing a time of great confusion and anxiety. A large portion of Catholics believe that the current Pontiff is failing in his duty to sufficiently protect the … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Holy Family for us today

from Saint Andrew Daily Missal: “Is it not fitting,” says Leo XIII, “to celebrate the royal birth of the Son of the supreme Father, of the house of David and the glorious names of that ancient line? Yet it is … Continue reading

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28th December: Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs (or Childermass)

From Saint Andrew Daily Missal The Feast of the Holy Innocents dates back to about the fifth century. The massacre of these infants manifests the royal character of Jesus. It is because Herod believed the words of the Magi and … Continue reading

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Friday after Passion Sunday, The Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin

Our Lady of Sorrows From SAINT ANDREW DAILY MISSAL The Christmas Cycle had celebrated the part taken by the Blessed Virgin in the Mystery of the Incarnation, glorifying both the divinity of Jesus and the divine maternity of Mary. The … Continue reading

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