Daily Archives: 9 December 2016

St. Juan Diego’s amazing miracle story

If we do not believe in miracles, we do not ask for them. If we do not ask for them, they will not be granted.
We are not alone: the Church Militant and the Church Triumphant are closely knit, interwoven in … Continue reading

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A must read Open Letter to Pope Francis about Amoris Laetitia

I wrote about this in another post here today. Upon reflection I’m posting about it again to make sure that more people will see it.
Third, this is an examination of erroneous claims some are making on the basis of Amoris laetitia ch. … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 3rd Sunday of Advent: The childlike dash towards the long-desired thing

We are coming to the 3rd Sunday of Advent, also nicknamed Gaudete…. the plural imperative of gaudeo, “Rejoice!”, the first word of the Introit chant.  This Sunday there is a relaxation of the penitential aspect of Advent, just Laetare Sunday does … Continue reading

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And there was a great battle in heaven…

These days I get a lot of email asking me to explain what is going on in the Church today.  The question is often accompanied by heart-felt, often heart-rending words of personal pain.
What is going on the Church is is … Continue reading

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