Sunday, October 23, 2022
Archbishop Chaput: 'Biden is not in communion with the Catholic faith': Archbishop Charles Chaput said on Saturday that Joe Biden “is not in communion with the Catholic faith,” and that “any priest who now provides Communion to the president participates in his hypocrisy.”
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Study of priests shows distrust of bishops, fear of false abuse accusations: WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A study of U.S. priests released Oct. 19 details clerics'
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Monday, October 3, 2022
“They hate the Old Rite because the Enemy has set fear in their hearts.”: The great Fr. Hunwicke at his esteemed page has composed an insightful post. He is dead on target. The reason the haters of the Vetus Ordo fear and hate the Vetus Ordo is because of the moral life implied in the content of the rites of the VO, prayers and rubrics. With his assumed permission,
Monday, September 12, 2022
Saint Michael novena to be held in defense of churches, pregnancy centers: CatholicVote is inviting Christians nationwide to pray a novena asking for St. Michael’s intercession amid the growing number of attacks targeting churches and pro-life pregnancy centers in the United States.
Thursday, August 25, 2022
McElroy vs Cordileone: the battle for American Catholicism: The elevation of the Bishop of San Diego, rather than the Archbishop of San Francisco, to cardinal this summer speaks...
Friday, August 19, 2022
Rosaries Are Flying Off the Shelves After ‘The Atlantic’ Article Suggests Link to ‘Extremism’| National Catholic Register
Rosaries Are Flying Off the Shelves After ‘The Atlantic’ Article Suggests Link to ‘Extremism’| National Catholic Register: Online shops report a boost in sales this week.
Wednesday, August 17, 2022
What you need to know about Pope Francis’ next consistory: On Saturday, Aug. 27, Pope Francis will place a red biretta on the heads of 18 bishops and two priests, declaring them to be cardinals “to the glory of almighty God and the honor of the Apostolic See.”
Saturday, August 13, 2022
Coincidences? I think not.: I recently wrote: I am convinced that one of the reasons certain bishops and priests seem determined to suppress the TLM and isolate, marginalize the people who want it is because the TLM unsettles, disturbs, annoys, irritates, needles, vexes clerics involved in one of the sins that cries to heaven
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Friday, July 15, 2022
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Saturday, June 18, 2022
The Church ‘can neither live nor survive without priests,’ bishop says: Bishop Demetrio Fernández of Córdoba, Spain, made the remarks before the ordination of five new priests for his diocese.
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Anti-Catholic Bigotry is Always Acceptable in America: Calls warning of a coming “theocracy” and “religious dystopia” are in truth veiled instances of anti-Catholic bigotry.
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Brooklyn Tabernacle Theft Highlights Vulnerability of Catholic Churches| National Catholic Register: Thieves used power tools to cut through metal to steal an ornate late-19th-century tabernacle, valued at $2 million, at St. Augustine’s Church in the Park Slo...
Saturday, May 28, 2022
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Cardinal Zen: ‘Martyrdom Is Normal in Our Church’| National Catholic Register: The 90-year-old retired Catholic bishop of Hong Kong prayed in Chinese for his ‘brothers and sisters who cannot attend the Mass in any form tonight — for they...
Monday, May 23, 2022
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Monday, May 2, 2022
St. Athanasius (Bishop and Doctor): St. Athanasius (296?-373) was a great Egyptian bishop who played a major role in opposing the heresy of Arianism and in preserving the Church’s true faith. He was born of a Christian family in Alexandria, where he received a classical education. In 319 Athanasius was ordained a deacon, and later became a priest; he served […]
One bishop, two dioceses.: At Catholic Culture Phil Lawler has views about the recent appointment of one bishop to oversee two distinct dioceses. Yesterday’s news included the curious report that in two different cases—one in Ireland, one in Wales—Pope Francis had appointed one bishop to head two separate dioceses. In each c
Saturday, April 30, 2022
Church That Believes Exactly What The World Believes Not Sure Why No One Bothers Coming To Church Anymore -Babylon Bee Headline.
Friday, April 22, 2022
Monday, April 18, 2022
Saturday, April 16, 2022
Catholics Invited to Congratulate Benedict XVI on His 95th Birthday| National Catholic Register: “Admittedly — it had not been Easter Sunday, but only Holy Saturday. But the longer I think about it, the more it seems to me to be in keeping with the essenc...
Friday, April 15, 2022
The real story of Father Stuart Long, portrayed in "Father Stu" movie by Mark Wahlberg: Father Stuart Long, who was a priest of the Diocese of Helena, is the main character of 'Fr. Stu' in a motion picture starring Mark Wahlberg as the priest himself and Mel Gibson as the priest’s father.
Pope Francis says ‘world has chosen the path of Cain’: ‘War is everywhere,’ he told interviewer Lorena Bianchetti.
Sunday, April 10, 2022
“In the old liturgy for Palm Sunday, the priest, arriving in front of the church, would knock loudly with the shaft of the processional cross on the door that was still closed; thereupon, it would be opened. This was a beautiful image of the mystery of Jesus Christ himself who, with the wood of his Cross, with the power of his love that is given, knocked from the side of the world at God's door; on the side of a world that was not able to find access to God. With his Cross, Jesus opened God's door, the door between God and men. Now it is open."
-- Homily of Benedict XVI, Palm Sunday, 2007
(Liturgical Arts Journal)
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
The Silent Strength of the Blessed Sacrament: In 1996, when Mother Teresa’s health was deteriorating, she was often in the hospital. One of the priests who attended to her said that she always wanted to have the Blessed Sacrament in the room with her, and she was given that grace. In the book Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light, the same priest […]
Monday, April 4, 2022
Saturday, March 26, 2022
The turbulent history of Moscow’s Immaculate Conception Cathedral: The cathedral’s first rector was sentenced to death.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Here's what you need to know about consecration of Russia and Ukraine by Pope Francis: The Vatican's surprise announcement March 15 that Pope Francis will consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary later this month raises a host of questions. To begin with, what does 'consecration' mean? We've got answers for you.
Saturday, March 5, 2022
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Bishops ask Pope Francis to consecrate Ukraine and Russia to Immaculate Heart of Mary: The request was issued by Ukraine’s Latin Rite Catholic bishops.
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Please don't forget: Ukraine needs your Ash Wednesday fasting and prayers: A Ukrainian Catholic priest who is the dean of theology at the Catholic University of America is urging the faithful to take seriously Pope Francis’ call to pray and fast for peace in Ukraine on Ash Wednesday, the start of the Lenten season.
Friday, February 25, 2022
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Monday, February 14, 2022
Friday, February 11, 2022
Cardinal Müller: For Faithful Catholics, It’s a ‘Time of Tribulation and Psychological Terror’| National Catholic Register
Cardinal Müller: For Faithful Catholics, It’s a ‘Time of Tribulation and Psychological Terror’| National Catholic Register: In an exclusive interview with the Register, the prefect emeritus of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith castigated the state of the Church in Germa...
Thursday, February 10, 2022
Archbishop Gänswein: Movement Wants to Destroy Benedict XVI’s Life and Work| National Catholic Register
Archbishop Gänswein: Movement Wants to Destroy Benedict XVI’s Life and Work| National Catholic Register: Speaking to an Italian newspaper, the pope emeritus’ personal secretary noted that such people ‘never loved him as an individual, his theology, his pontificat...
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
The war on Mass “ad orientem”.: And so it begins. This just in from a reader... My bishop (Venice in Florida) has just (via a letter to his priests) forbidden the use of ad orientem in any Novus Ordo Masses with a congregation. He asserts that the Novus Ordo mandates versus populum and that any other interpretation is false.
Monday, January 24, 2022
Sunday, January 23, 2022
Unpleasant but useful reading ALERT!: Today at Rorate I see two very useful pieces. First, Joseph Shaw, Chairman of the Latin Mass Society (join even if you are not in the UK) in which he eviscerates one of the most embarrassing of the papalatrous left, Austen Ivereigh, for his latest insult strewn attack on people who prefer, or eve
Saturday, January 22, 2022
Monday, January 17, 2022
Thursday, January 13, 2022
NEW BOOK on St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher!: How does the phrase go from... is it Kipling?... if you can keep your head when all around you are losing theirs and blaming it on you.... Something like that. It describes rather aptly these days how tradition-oriented Catholics are being falsely blamed by enemies of Tradition in the Church, w
Monday, January 10, 2022
Friday, January 7, 2022
Thursday, January 6, 2022
Pope Francis Receives Manifesto Challenging German ‘Synodal Way’| National Catholic Register: As of Jan. 5, the manifesto, published in 11 languages, has attracted the support of 5,832 signatories from Germany and other European countries.