Saturday, October 23, 2021

20 Rare and Shocking Facts from the Assassination Attempt on John Paul II| National Catholic Register

20 Rare and Shocking Facts from the Assassination Attempt on John Paul II| National Catholic Register: The day he was shot was also the anniversary of a day that would become one of the most important in the 20th century — the beginning of the apparitions of Ou...

Friday, October 22, 2021

5 ways Saint Pope John Paul II changed the Catholic Church forever

5 ways Saint Pope John Paul II changed the Catholic Church forever: You probably know that St. Pope John Paul II was the second longest-serving pope in modern history with 27 years of pontificate, and he was the first non-Italian pontiff since the Dutch Pope Adrian VI in 1523. But did you know that he changed the Catholic Church forever during those 27 years?  Here are five reasons why:

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Monday, October 18, 2021

Experiencing God Through the Lord’s Prayer

Experiencing God Through the Lord’s Prayer: Using half the bandwidth of the Apostle’s Creed, Jesus taught them how to call upon resources they would soon need:  This, then, is how you should pray: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also […]

Sunday, October 17, 2021

From Jack Posobiec

If the Pope is going to make non-religious political statements you have every right as a Catholic to correct him

 

Saturday, October 9, 2021

After Meeting With Pope Francis, Pelosi Flees Rome Church Service in Security Incident...(Hecklers?)

After Meeting With Pope Francis, Pelosi Flees Rome Church Service in Security Incident...(Hecklers?): A “security issue” prompted the notoriously pro-choice Catholic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to flee a Catholic mass in Rome on Saturday, according to an announcement made from the altar by a priest during the service. Epoch Times reporter Bree A. Dail posted a video clip of the announcement, adding that hecklers at…

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Springtime! US diocese to eliminate 70% of its parishes

Springtime! US diocese to eliminate 70% of its parishes: Speaking of the Diocese of Black Duck, I saw this in the fever swamp... My home diocese announced a plan to restructure the diocese and eventually eliminate 70% of the parishes. It's a necessary move based on changing demographics and declining numbers, but I can't help but ask, How's that New E

Coming soon to a diocese near you.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021

Vatican requires vaccine pass for visitors, employees

Vatican requires vaccine pass for visitors, employees: The change will go into effect Oct. 1.

COVID-19 vaccine mandate to attend Mass in Canada archdiocese

COVID-19 vaccine mandate to attend Mass in Canada archdiocese: Unvaccinated Catholics barred from attending Mass in Canada's New Brunswick province, which has had fewer than 50 COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Bishops report 95 attacks on Catholic churches in US since May 2020

Bishops report 95 attacks on Catholic churches in US since May 2020: There have been at least 95 reported incidents of vandalism of Catholic churches across the United States since May 2020, according to a report by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Priests and beer


 

ACTION ITEM! 9 Sept is International Buy A Priest A Beer Day! #IBAPABD

ACTION ITEM! 9 Sept is International Buy A Priest A Beer Day! #IBAPABD: UPDATE: THANKS! DR, TS, NB: Scroll down for the Latin and English texts for the Blessing of Beer. You don't want to miss this.  It's too important.  And this has been a really tough year for priests, all things considered. Show a little love.  Give a little TLC. Monday 9 September

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Archbishop Cordileone raises issue of excommunication for abortion advocates

Archbishop Cordileone raises issue of excommunication for abortion advocates: Calling abortion “the most pressing human rights challenge of our time,” Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone on Sunday invoked the excommunication of prominent Catholic segregationists  in early 1960s as an example of a legitimate response to pro-abortion Catholics politicians who support “a great moral evil.”

Friday, September 3, 2021

Like apostate Biden

Imagine cheering for abortion, and thinking you’re a good person.

 

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Friday, August 27, 2021

And too much Latin!

According to the modernists catholics the greatest problems in the world are too much prayer, to much devotion, too many genuflections, too many signs of the cross.

 

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Bishops’ differing approaches to Traditionis custodes

Bishops’ differing approaches to Traditionis custodes: The heat and fallout from the nuke that fell on the anniversary of  the detonation of the first atomic bomb, a date chosen perhaps to add insult to injury by the fact that it was the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, are beginning to clear. A few tradition despising (can one conclude otherwise?)

Bishop Lucia of Syracuse is mentioned in the post.

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Ten Blessings That Flow From Praying the Psalms

Ten Blessings That Flow From Praying the Psalms: Throughout the centuries, countless men and women have been enriched by the praying of the Psalms. The young and the old, the healthy and the sick, lay people, priests, religious and consecrated souls have received countless blessings from the Psalms. The blessings that flow from the Psalms are abundant, overflowing and timeless. Therefore, it is […]

Friday, August 6, 2021

University Admits Harvesting Kidneys From Unborn Babies While Their Hearts are Still Beating - LifeNews.com

University Admits Harvesting Kidneys From Unborn Babies While Their Hearts are Still Beating - LifeNews.com: The University of Pittsburgh may have inadvertently provided more evidence this week that aborted babies may be being born alive and left to die so that their organs may be used for scientific research, according to the Center for Medical Progress. As LifeNews.com has extensively reported, earlier this week, Judicial Watch and the Center for Medical Progress exposed […]

Monday, August 2, 2021

The Left Has A Pedophilia Problem, And It's Out In The Open

The Left Has A Pedophilia Problem, And It's Out In The Open: The left is continuing its tradition of destroying society's sexual morality, now campaigning on multiple fronts for the normalization of pedophilia.

Monday, July 19, 2021

Catholic Bishop Denies Democrat Politician Communion Because He Supports Killing Babies in Abortions - LifeNews.com

Catholic Bishop Denies Democrat Politician Communion Because He Supports Killing Babies in Abortions - LifeNews.com: A pro-abortion New Mexico lawmaker reportedly was denied communion over the weekend by Catholic Bishop Peter Baldacchino of Las Cruces. The Daily Caller reports New Mexico state Sen. Joe Cervantes, D-Las Cruces, said Saturday that the bishop refused to allow him to participate in the sacrament because of his “political office.” “I was denied communion last night by the Catholic bishop […]

You Cannot Kill Tradition: A Brief Statement In Response to the Motu Proprio ‘Traditionis Custodes’

You Cannot Kill Tradition: A Brief Statement In Response to the Motu Proprio ‘Traditionis Custodes’: Dear Readers, The Catholic church was today thrown into turmoil by the publication of a motu proprio, Traditionis Custodes, that in essence reverses the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum of Pope Benedict XVI and places heavy restrictions on the celebration of the traditional Latin Mass. Further, for all practical purposes, the traditional Mass is abrogated as a […]

Traditionis custodes: Bishops express ‘esteem’ for Traditional Latin Mass communities

Traditionis custodes: Bishops express ‘esteem’ for Traditional Latin Mass communities: They said the norms would be introduced “through dialogue.”

Pray for us.


 

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Twelve quick thoughts on Pope Francis dropping his long-expected bomb on the traditional latin Mass

Twelve quick thoughts on Pope Francis dropping his long-expected bomb on the traditional latin Mass: 1) In his motu proprio Traditionis Custodes, Pope Francis says St. John Paul II’s indults were only meant to heal the breach with Archbishop Lefebvre, not to have the traditional latin Mass as a continuing reality in the Church (my paraphrase). He quotes Pope Benedict XVI on “allowing” the TLM, which seems to buttress the point

ZEPHYRINUS.: Nota Bene !!!

ZEPHYRINUS.: Nota Bene !!!: Illustration:  NEW LITURGICAL MOVEMENT

Eccles is saved: Pope's doctors admit "we should have removed the s...

Eccles is saved: Pope's doctors admit "we should have removed the s...: The surgeons who removed Pope Francis's semi-colon this week have now admitted that they removed the wrong organ. "We see now that...

Friday, July 16, 2021

Archbishop Cordileone: Traditional Latin Mass will continue in San Francisco

Archbishop Cordileone: Traditional Latin Mass will continue in San Francisco: As diocesan bishops consider how to implement Pope Francis’ motu proprio on the use of the Traditional Latin Mass, the Archbishop of San Franciso has said it will continue to be available in his local Church.

Interesting Day 7/16/21

 Today is World Snake Day!

 No such thing as a coincidence.

Finding out the hard way.


 

First reactions to “Traditionis custodes”

First reactions to “Traditionis custodes”: Today, 16 July, is the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  During the Amazonian Synod ("walking together"), it was at her church in Rome, near the Vatican, that the shrine to to the demon Pachamama was set up. Today, 16 July, is the anniversary of the Great Schism in 1054, when a Bull of Excommun

The Swamp


 

Monday, July 12, 2021

The Four Horsemen of our Apocalypse: George Soros, Xi Jinping, Bill Gates, and Joe Biden

The Four Horsemen of our Apocalypse: George Soros, Xi Jinping, Bill Gates, and Joe Biden: The New Testament's Book of Revelation has long puzzled and inspired biblical scholars as to the meaning of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.  Most agree that they represent four catastrophes that will befall humanity during the &quo...

Sunday, July 11, 2021

Eccles is saved: Worries grow over side-effects of Vaticanation

Eccles is saved: Worries grow over side-effects of Vaticanation: The Vatican II jab, introduced in the 1960s as a way of countering the widespread TLM Cathovirus, has long been regarded with suspicion; in...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Just me

 News:    Pope goes to the hospital for surgery.

Vatican:  Pope is doing fine.

Me:        Digs out the St. Malachy prophesies.

Parish Priest Warns: A Nation Cannot Survive Without God - Awaken From Your Slumber |

Parish Priest Warns: A Nation Cannot Survive Without God - Awaken From Your Slumber |: "We have taken our lives, our freedoms, and our faith way too much for granted."

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Pachamama image used as monstrance in parish

Pachamama image used as monstrance in parish: The “pachamama” or “mother earth” image which accompanied various activities during the 2019 Amazon Synod in Rome was recently used as a monstrance in a church in Mexico.

Monday, June 28, 2021

A Prayerful Life Needs Interior Silence

A Prayerful Life Needs Interior Silence: Not to try to live in interior silence is equivalent to giving up the effort to lead a truly Christian life. The Christian life is a life of faith, lived in the invisible for what is invisible. Anyone who is not in constant contact with the invisible world runs the risk of remaining always on the threshold of a true Christian life.

Sunday, June 20, 2021

We Can Do Nothing Without Prayer

We Can Do Nothing Without Prayer: Cardinal Robert Sarah in his book, The Day Is Now Far Spent, as well as his book, The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise, seeks to draw Christians back to the one thing necessary. To remind us of the primacy of prayer in our daily lives and how we can accomplish nothing unless […]

Friday, June 18, 2021

The Sign of the Cross: A Loving Protection Against Evil

The Sign of the Cross: A Loving Protection Against Evil: Extending the Cross from our head to our gut, from shoulder to shoulder is a disavowal of every project and design that would tear down, confuse, deceive, and foment hostility to human dignity and life. This sacred gesture declares that we will not implicate ourselves or our resources to anything that will diminish the dignity of […]

Monday, June 7, 2021

Monday, May 31, 2021

Archbishop laments attack on Catholics honoring martyrs

Archbishop laments attack on Catholics honoring martyrs: A video posted on social media showed men punching and kicking Catholics taking part in a procession.

Sunday, May 30, 2021

Lone Star Parson: Trinity Sunday

Lone Star Parson: Trinity Sunday:   It's Trinity Sunday and here in the far flung Missions of rural Texas we worshiped the Triune God without dividing the substance or co...

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

We need to advocate for a “Redemption Culture” instead of a “Cancel Culture”

We need to advocate for a “Redemption Culture” instead of a “Cancel Culture”: During the time period when I was writing my book, I would occasionally strike up conversations with people telling them what my book is about and why I decided to write it. Just about everyone I talked to found the...

Monday, May 24, 2021

Eccles is saved: The Roman Church breaks away

Eccles is saved: The Roman Church breaks away: A guest post from the German bishops, with additional material from Fr James Martin LGBTSJ, Cardinal Cupich, etc. We are deeply sorry that...

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Jesus the Redeemer

Jesus the Redeemer: It would be very strange if a child ever whipped out his checkbook to reimburse his parents for bringing him to life. One could try to put a dollar amount on the medical bills, the nursery expenses, the food consumed, the diapers ruined, the hourly rate of the parent. But this is all an obvious absurdity.

Friday, May 7, 2021

National Freedom Forum: National Day Of Prayer Without God

National Freedom Forum: National Day Of Prayer Without God: The National Day of Prayer began with President Bill Clinton.  Every President since then has proclaimed the National Day of Prayer each ye...

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Why France is losing one religious building every two weeks

Why France is losing one religious building every two weeks: France’s religious heritage is in a precarious state. This is why.

A Model Pope

A Model Pope: By Roberto de Mattei - The cardinals who elect the next Pope need a model to look to, and in order to find one, it will be necessary to look to the past.

Friday, April 30, 2021

Dissident Episcopalians awarded $100 million worth of property as U.S. Supreme Court declines to take up Fort Worth case

Dissident Episcopalians awarded $100 million worth of property as U.S. Supreme Court declines to take up Fort Worth case: In a case little heralded outside North Texas and outside Episcopal Church insiders, the United States Supreme Court in February opened the door for more litigation nationwide over disputed church property as churches split over social issues such as women in ministry and LGBTQ inclusion. The cas

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Names of accused Rochester priests will not be blocked

Names of accused Rochester priests will not be blocked: A federal judge has said the names of priests accused of sexual abuse in the Diocese of Rochester cannot be kept confidential during the diocese’s bankruptcy proceedings.

Monday, April 12, 2021

Mystics of the Church: The Hour of Mercy vs the Hour of Darkness

Mystics of the Church: The Hour of Mercy vs the Hour of Darkness: Jesus' Hour of Mercy versus Satan's Hour of Darkness An interesting discussion has just recently been sparked in the comment sec...

Sunday, April 11, 2021

'Two Miracles!'

'Two Miracles!': They came to the National Shrine as leaf peepers and left with much, much more.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Fr Hans Küng, R.I.P.

Fr Hans Küng, R.I.P.: Pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Hans Küng, dead at the age of 93. Küng did untold damage to the Church and the identity of Catholics through his persistent cage-match with heresy.  He was forbidden to teach in Catholic institutions.  Some of his works were roundly condemned by the CDF.   G

Friday, April 2, 2021

Three relics of Christ’s Passion housed in Spain

Three relics of Christ’s Passion housed in Spain: While the Shroud of Turin – believed to be the burial cloth that wrapped the body of Jesus after his death – may be the most recognizable relic association with Jesus’ Passion, several others exist.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Former Albany bishop will be investigated under ‘Vos estis’ norms

Former Albany bishop will be investigated under ‘Vos estis’ norms: An anonymous plaintiff last week filed a lawsuit against former Albany bishop Howard Hubbard, alleging that Hubbard molested him in 1977, soon after his installation as bishop.

Polish Catholic family, killed by Nazis for helping Jews, on path to beatification

Polish Catholic family, killed by Nazis for helping Jews, on path to beatification: Seventy-seven years ago today, Nazis murdered a Polish Catholic family. Now, all nine family members -- including an unborn child -- are on the path to beatification.

Monday, March 22, 2021

Private Mass restrictions come into force at St. Peter’s Basilica

Private Mass restrictions come into force at St. Peter’s Basilica: The restriction of private Masses in the upper side chapels of St. Peter’s Basilica has come into force
The Desolate City.

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Restore-DC-Catholicism: The Pope And Other Errant Clergy Attack The Holy Mass

Restore-DC-Catholicism: The Pope And Other Errant Clergy Attack The Holy Mass: Most people know that Governor Abbott of Texas has done away with the draconian restrictions in his state, including those laid upon places ...

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Masses following CDC health guidelines 'extremely safe' to attend, expert says

Masses following CDC health guidelines 'extremely safe' to attend, expert says: With churches resuming Mass across the state, “it is extremely safe to attend Mass indoors following common sense precautions as recommended by the CDC,” according to an infectious disease expert.

Sunday, March 7, 2021

The Feral Irishman: Skeletons of WW2 Era Nuns Tortured and Killed By R...

The Feral Irishman: Skeletons of WW2 Era Nuns Tortured and Killed By R...:   Read the article  HERE. Below is a comment from the same story I read on FOX News. It puts things in the proper light. " apolishameri...

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Benedict XVI addresses resignation conspiracy theories, Iraq, and Biden in new interview

Benedict XVI addresses resignation conspiracy theories, Iraq, and Biden in new interview: Benedict XVI addressed conspiracy theories about his resignation as pope, Pope Francis’ trip to Iraq, and Joe Biden in an interview with an Italian newspaper published on Monday.

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021

Man dies on his knees in front of altar in Mexico City church

Man dies on his knees in front of altar in Mexico City church: A church in Mexico City was the scene on Sunday of the death of Juan, a man in his sixties who got down on his knees to pray at the entrance of the church, made his way up the main aisle still on his knees, passed out, and died within minutes in front of the altar.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

What changes may be coming to the College of Cardinals in 2021?

What changes may be coming to the College of Cardinals in 2021?: When Cardinal Gabriel Zubeir Wako turns 80 on Feb. 27, the cardinals eligible to vote in a conclave will drop to 127, seven more than the limit of 120 set by Paul VI and confirmed by John Paul II.

Brazilian priest who 'concelebrated' Mass with Protestant minister removed as pastor

Brazilian priest who 'concelebrated' Mass with Protestant minister removed as pastor: The local bishop and the regional superior of a priest who last week attempted to concelebrate the Eucharist with a Protestant minister have removed the priest as pastor of his parish.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Jonathan Cahn to Joe Biden: How Can You Call Yourself a Christian and Support Abortion?

Jonathan Cahn to Joe Biden: How Can You Call Yourself a Christian and Support Abortion?: Popular Christian author and pastor Jonathan Cahn issued a strong warning to President Joe Biden for calling himself a Christian while “empowering the act of

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Thursday, February 18, 2021

A Priest Life ((((,,)))): Age old priest-intimidation tactics

A Priest Life ((((,,)))): Age old priest-intimidation tactics: So somebody walked out of church the other night during my Ash Wednesday sermon in which I condemned Biden's scandalous behavior. He ext...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

God Gives Us the True Gift of Lent

God Gives Us the True Gift of Lent: God’s goodness has no limits. Giving and more generous giving expresses the very nature of our loving and bountiful God. Count your gifts and blessings and then praise our loving God. We should do this daily! Your body, your mind, your affections, and your soul—all are gifts from God. Also, the Sacraments, the Church, the […]

Friday, February 12, 2021

We have a lot to learn this Lent from persecuted Christians, advocate says at Vatican

We have a lot to learn this Lent from persecuted Christians, advocate says at Vatican: In approaching the penitential practices of Lent, Catholics can learn a lot from persecuted Christian communities, an advocate for Aid to the Church in Need said at the Vatican on Friday.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Archbishop Cordileone: Catholics must recover ‘idea of worthiness to receive Communion’

Archbishop Cordileone: Catholics must recover ‘idea of worthiness to receive Communion’: In an interview discussing his recent admonition of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco emphasized the need for Catholics to recover the sense of worthiness to receive Holy Communion.

Sunday, January 24, 2021

George Weigel: Cardinal Cupich’s criticisms of Archbishop Gomez are baseless

George Weigel: Cardinal Cupich’s criticisms of Archbishop Gomez are baseless: Archbishop Jose Gomez, president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, showed courage in releasing a statement on the day of President Joe Biden’s inauguration despite opposition from within the conference, said papal biographer and longtime Church observer George Weigel.

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Psalm 1 Chant

Why is the internet abuzz with false claims of a ‘Vatican blackout’?: A CNA Explainer

Why is the internet abuzz with false claims of a ‘Vatican blackout’?: A CNA Explainer: On Sunday, Jan. 10, the internet was abuzz with false reports of an overnight blackout at the Vatican, accompanied by a series of claims concerning Pope Francis, the Italian police, and the FBI.

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

JUST TOO COOL: An intriguing Biblical archeology find

JUST TOO COOL: An intriguing Biblical archeology find: A polymath friend of mine presently deployed overseas send the most interesting links.  Today he clued me in on this from Live Science: Dance floor where John the Baptist was condemned to death discovered, archaeologist says Archaeologists claim that they have identified the deadly dance floor w

Monday, January 4, 2021

Abortion Was the Leading Cause of Death Worldwide in 2020, Killing 42.6 Million People

Abortion Was the Leading Cause of Death Worldwide in 2020, Killing 42.6 Million People: More human beings died in abortions than any other cause of death in 2020, a new report indicates. A heartbreaking reminder about the prevalence of abortion,

Friday, January 1, 2021

The Fourteen Holy Helpers: Plague saints for a time of coronavirus

The Fourteen Holy Helpers: Plague saints for a time of coronavirus: By this time in the coronavirus outbreak, you may have cruised the empty toilet paper aisles and pasta shelves at your local grocery store, and could have had moments of panic, or at least heightened anxiety.

The Shield of Faith: Eight New Year's Resolutions from Padre Pio

The Shield of Faith: Eight New Year's Resolutions from Padre Pio: Eight New Year's "Resolutions" from Padre Pio Greetings to all.   These "resolutions' are taken from the booklet &...