June is the Month Dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Our Lord Jesus Christ. This consecration is greatly needed: _______________________ Most sweet … Act of Consecration of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart Of Jesus Reposting from Saint Louis Catholic. Please pass it on. Laudetur Jesus Christus! Cor Jesu Sacratissimum, miserere nobis.
Freedom of Opinion is Dying
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
Francis and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass: This is Not Catholicism
Today I am linking to a recent video from Return to Tradition, in which Anthony Stine examines the latest statements of Francis/Bergoglio concerning the nature of the Mass. Over and above all the other heresies and abuses of the past nine-plus years, this regime’s attempts to complete the Protestantization of the Sacred Liturgy, by putting … Continue reading Francis and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass: This is Not Catholicism
Forgotten Easter Customs
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
How Liturgical Changes Helped Destroy the Sense of Sin
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
Alice von Hildebrand, Requiescat in Pace
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
Remind You of Anyone?
In the seventh Lectio in today’s (9/3/21) Divine Office of Matins, (Divino Afflatu version, available online at DivinumOfficium.com), for the Feast of Pope St. Pius X, there is this little gem from a homily of St. Augustine, discussing John 21:15-17: “Those who have this purpose in feeding the flock of Christ, that they may have … Continue reading Remind You of Anyone?
Feast of the Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
One of the many feasts and devotions soft-pedaled or dropped altogether from the Liturgical Calendar by the post-Vatican II Church, in its zeal to make Catholics act less Catholic, was the feast we "Trads" still celebrate today, that of the Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is one of the newer of the Marian … Continue reading Feast of the Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
The Transfiguration of Christ
Today in both the Traditional and Novus Ordo calendars is the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. Here is the reading from Chapter 17 of the Gospel of St. Matthew (Traditional), as copied from the marvelous Divinum Officium website: At that time, Jesus took Peter, James and his brother John, and led them up … Continue reading The Transfiguration of Christ
About Me (Or: Who needs another Catholic blog?)
(Note: Copied with minor additions from the "About Me" page on this site.) TxTradCatholic is both my Twitter handle and a shorthand clue to what I'm about. I am a Texan (transplanted from the Midwest 20-plus years ago by my then-employer), and a Catholic of traditionalist orientation. My name is Frank, and I'm a retired, … Continue reading About Me (Or: Who needs another Catholic blog?)