Following is the statement of Thursday , May 12, from Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly, relaying the request of USCCB President Abp. Gomez and Pro-Life Committee Chair Abp. William Lori, the Knights’ Supreme Chaplain, for fasting and prayer against abortion on this 105th anniversary of Our Lady’s first apparition at Fatima. Dear Brother Knights: In recent … Continue reading Pray and Fast Against Abortion Today
onepeterfive.com/forgotten-customs-easter-octave-eastertide/ Here is an excellent article from One Peter Five, explaining some pre-conciliar history behind the Octave of Easter, especially the tradition of "Sabbato in Albis", or "White Saturday", which was celebrated today, Easter Saturday. We have lost or abandoned so many wonderful practices that once helped to sustain our Faith, it's little wonder that … Continue reading Forgotten Easter Customs
V. Queen of Heaven, rejoice, alleluia. R. For He whom you did merit to bear, alleluia. V. Has risen, as he said, alleluia. R. Pray for us to God, alleluia.V. Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary, alleluia. R. For the Lord has truly risen, alleluia. Let us pray. O God, who gave joy to the world through the … Continue reading Alleluia, He Is Risen!
Reposting this excellent piece by Michael Bryant at OffGuardian. Although this is a religious blog, the fact remains that all but a very few of our supposed shepherds, the Catholic bishops, spinelessly rolled over for the tyrants who ordered churches closed, even during Lent and Eastertide, for the impossible purpose of “stopping” a virus. This … Continue reading Reblog: Two Weeks To Flatten The World
There are, of course, many examples. This is one of the more blatant ones. Here is the Collect from the TLM for today, the Fourth Sunday of Lent, followed by the Collect for today in the Novus Ordo. 1962 Missale Romanum: Grant, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we who for our evil deeds are … Continue reading How Liturgical Changes Helped Destroy the Sense of Sin
The last canonically lawful papal election. Dóminus consérvet eum, et vivíficet eum, et beátum fáciat eum in terra, et non tradat eum in ánimam inimicórum ejus.Thanks to The Timman for this post. April 18, 2005
Reblogged from Saint Louis Catholic:The beloved 98 year -old philosopher, theologian and wife to the great Dietrich von Hildebrand has passed on. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, nd…Alice von Hildebrand, Requiescat in Pace
An excellent commentary on the present persecution of tradition in the Roman Rite Church.
Victor Aubert, President of Academia Christiana
Since the promulgation of the Motu Proprio Traditionis Custodes, it seems that Pope Francis has decided to wage open warfare against communities committed to the traditional liturgy. The authoritarianism with which the Vatican is handling this issue has stunned many of the faithful and outside observers. At a time when practicing Catholics represent less than 5% of the population of Western Europe, such measures seem totally out of touch with reality. The West is sinking ever deeper into materialism and consumerism. Since our societies have left religion behind, Europeans have been wandering aimlessly in the realm of the absurd. The traditionalist spiritual movement is a remedy against nonsense. Is it not madness to condemn it so harshly? What can be the reasons that drive Pope Francis? Does he sincerely believe that the Church must be purified of its ritualism…
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THIS POST IS UPDATED AND RE-BLOGGED FROM OCTOBER 25, 2020. Today, the last Sunday in October, is the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King (Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Regis), according to the pre-Vatican II calendar of the Church which is still observed by those clergy and religious who celebrate the Mass according to … Continue reading The Social Kingship of Christ