Category Archives: Our Solitary Boast

ASK FATHER: ” I feel that my Faith is just being torn apart”

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Given with the view of the Holy Father regarding Mary thru this remarks, how should we read between the lines in this statement of the Holy Father? I’m confused.
Yet I am more terrified of what’s happening with the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Official Latin of Fatima Rosary Prayer

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Is there an official Latin version of the Oratio Fatimae? I have seen different ones online and a fair amount of ambivalence about which to use. Keeping with St Thomas More, it seems to me that a prayer … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard during your Mass to fulfill your Sunday Obligation?
Let us know.
For my part, I spoke about our roles in the terrible war raging in the Church today.

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Splendid Gregorian chant of Litany of Loreto

In my surfing about this morning, I found a stupendous recording of the Gregorian chant  version of the Litany of Loreto sung by all women.
The chant is easy.  This could be done in parishes.
First, I think that Gregorian chant sung … Continue reading

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October, The Rosary, St. Joseph and YOU – ACTION ITEM!

Tomorrow, 1 October, begins a month which traditionally calls for daily recitation of the Most Holy Rosary.
Dear readers… please consider, if you don’t already, daily recitation of the Rosary during October.  How wonderful it would be if you took this … Continue reading

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25 September: Bl. Herman “the Cripple”

One of my Roman interlocutors reminded me by text that today is the Feast of Bl. Herman of Reichenau, “the Cripple”, honored in the Benedictine Tradition.  This was an amazing guy!  He could barely move and hardly speak, stricken with … Continue reading

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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
Today is the Seven Sorrows … Continue reading

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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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