And for what it’s worth, I would not be surprised if we learned someday that Cardinal Pell was, shall we say, helped along the path to his eternal rest.
An Experience of Holy Relics This evening, our parish in Wylie, TX hosted a presentation of over 150 holy relics by Father Carlos Martins, who is based in Detroit, and whose ministry is sponsored by the Holy See. You can learn more about the details here. My bride convinced me to attend despite my previously … Continue reading Treasures of the Church
And the Free Exercise Clause May Be Next H/T to Robert W. Malone, MD (firstname.lastname@example.org) I've copied and am pasting here a short segment from Dr. Malone's Sunday Strip of today, December 11, 2022. Its lesson concerning the endangered state of freedom of opinion applies equally to the free exercise of religion in the USA, … Continue reading Freedom of Opinion is Dying
Sorry, Can’t Help It
Gee, what could this possibly mean? /sarc off
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