Daily Archives: 2 May 2017

YOUNG ADULTS! ALERT! Of the TLM, WYD and You.

I received a note from Juventutem.
Report of President Bertalan Kiss on WYD Conference in Rome
At the invitation of the Holy See, Bertalan Kiss – the President of the Fœderatio Internationalis Juventutem – spent much of the first week of passiontide in Rome, … Continue reading

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A college campus chapel goes ‘ad orientem’

Our leaders and pastors must open their eyes to the obvious.
For your Brick By Brick file from a reader…
I wanted to email you and let you know some good developments at the Newman Center at Wichita State University. The pastor … Continue reading

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New book about influences of Communism and Socialism on Pope Francis

I arose today to a loud PING on my phone as a friend in Rome sent me a link to a piece in the American Spectator by the hardly-ever-subtle George Neumayr about the influence of Communism and Socialism on Pope Francis.
The Spectator provides … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: The benefits of sacraments in the state of mortal sin

From a reader…
I’ve recently learned that the graces of the sacrament of marriage are not received until or unless the person is in a state of grace.
Looking back at my own life, how blind and foolish I was, this got … Continue reading

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IN THE WILD! Clement XIV goes to Rhode Island!

Our friend “iPadre“, Fr. Jay Finelli, pastor of Holy Ghost in Tiverton, Rhode Island, has wisely received a Papa Ganganelli mug.

I enjoy your In The Wild shots.

For all the selections click
>>HERE<<
… and you could have your very own Papa Ganganelli mug!
Surprise Jesuits! Irritate liberals!
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ASK FATHER: How to go to confession to an SSPX priest

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I now happen to live 10 minutes’ walk from the local FSSPX chapel here in London.
I don’t intend to make it my customary place for Mass (tempting as that is) unless and until a regularisation occurs – and … Continue reading

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WDTPRS 2 May – St Athanasius: Propugnator, Doctor of the Church

In both the traditional Roman calendar and the post-Conciliar calendar today is the feast of St. Athanasius, Doctor of the Church.
Let’s have a quick look at the Collect for the Mass for St. Athanasius in the Ordinary Form..
2002MR:
Omnipotens sempiterne Deus,
qui … Continue reading

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Symbolon Quicumque

I penned this for the Catholic Herald, the UK’s best Catholic weekly.
The mighty foe of Arians, St Athanasius of Alexandria (d 373), Bishop and Doctor of the Church, is celebrated on 2 May in both the newer and the traditional … Continue reading

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