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UPDATE: 15 Sept: Seven Sorrows of Mary, Mater Dolorosa, Queen of Martyrs – Queen of Clergy

UPDATE 16 Sept
I received a request from a priest in Germany for the base artwork.  He wants to translate the prayer and make cards in German.
And so it begins.
Originally Published on: Sep 15, 2018 @ 09:56
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UPDATED Mary, Queen of the Clergy holy cards with Daily Prayer for Priests – AVAILABLE!

A few days ago I posted about receiving holy cards of Our Lady, Queen of the Clergy. HERE
Since them, I have been in close contact with the nice lady who made them and we have improved the cards.

The artwork on … Continue reading

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Daily Prayer for Priests – Approved

For a while I have had a link on the sidebar, with the image of the beautiful holy card of Our Lady, Queen of the Clergy, to a page with a Daily Prayer For Priests.
I would be pleased and consoled … Continue reading

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Beating the Devil

Enthusiastic ChurchPop picked up on something “new” from Taylor Marshall (who has done good things recently): a title of Our Lady invoked as Exterminatrix of Heresies.   They posted an image of Mary which I’ve shown on and off on … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Our Lady, Queen of the Clergy – “Young priests would like to know more…”

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Father, thanks for your recent posts on praying for our clergy. They really need it, whether they’re fighting the good fight or serving the enemy, and in the case of the latter, it’s more use to pray than … Continue reading

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Tradition is about to be totally cleared ‘cleared through customs’

I read this at Messa in Latino in Italian which I share in my translation:
“… I went to the parish to go to confession.
The confessor, in his sixties, asked me, “I’ve been here for almost five years but I don’t think … Continue reading

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Special message, prayer from Card. Burke for @fatherz readers and others

On 8 August 2018, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe near La Crosse, WI, I asked Card. Burke to say a prayer for the Church and for the clergy. Perhaps you, too, would say a Memorare for … Continue reading

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The Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Sacred Heart of Jesus

In the Novus Ordo calendar, today – the day after the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus – is the Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Before Mary conceived Our Lord beneath her heart, she conceived … Continue reading

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8 June: Our Lady, Seat of Wisdom

Today is, of course, the Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. It is also – as it is 8 June – the Feast Our Lady, Sedes Sapientiae… Seat of Wisdom.
Seat of Wisdom is an ancient title of the … Continue reading

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27-29 July great Hispanic events @GuadalupeShrine in Wisconsin – plan a pilgrimage

I had notice of an upcoming event at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe near La Crosse, Wisconsin.
If you have never visited this beautiful shrine, you might consider a summer road trip pilgrimage.  Also in Wisconsin is the shrine … Continue reading

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Day Of Prayer For The Church In China

My Vatican Curia calendar shows that today is the Day Of Prayer For The Church In China.
Just a few days ago, I read at Canticum Salominis about the Feast of Our Lady of China, 12 May, and her proper Mass.  … Continue reading

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Monday after Pentecost: Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church – TEXTS

People are sending me email about what to do on the Monday after Pentecost. Pope Francis designated that day as Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church.
NB: In the traditional Roman calendar that day is, of course, Monday … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED: Two VERY different DAUGHTERS!

Some of you long time readers may recall that I’ve been a character in a sci-fi series. I was even killed… at least once. If that isn’t a motivation to read them, I don’t know what is.
I became a ongoing … Continue reading

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The Annunciation – The 1st Joyful Mystery

Because the vagaries of your planet’s progress around your yellow sun, and because of the whirling of it’s largest satellite, this year the Feast of the Annunciation fell on Palm Sunday.  Hence, our celebration of this great mystery has been … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2018 38 – Friday – 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide: The happiness of heaven

Today is Friday in the 5th Week of Lent, Passiontide.  The Roman Station Santo Stefano Rotondo.
In gratitude especially to benefactors who help me and this blog, during Lent I’m once again offering 5 minute daily podcasts to encourage you in … Continue reading

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