Category Archives: Our Solitary Boast

NEW FROM MITSUI! Our Lady Untier of Knots

It’s always a pleasure to showcase the sacred art of Daniel Mitsui. He works in various media and with a creative fusion of genres. His Archangel Michael as samurai warrior is amazing. He has accomplished a new work, which is … Continue reading

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8 May Indulgence: Supplication to O.L. of Pompeii

There is a beautiful tradition for 8 May, this day (often right at 1200 noon). Once upon a time one could obtain this day a plenary indulgence by reciting the Supplication to the Madonna of Pompeii.  The other day for this … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2019 38 – Friday the 5th Week of Lent: Our Lady of Sorrows

These daily 5 minute podcasts are intended to give you a small boost every day, a little encouragement in your own use of this holy season. Today is Friday after Passion Sunday, Friday the 5th Week of Lent.

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Just For Nice! Deacons sing to Mary after their ordination.

Spotted on hated Facebook. A popular custom for ordinations at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary—the ordanandi [ordinati!] chant the Salve Regina in thanksgiving for their newly-received orders. From last Saturday: those who were ordained to the diaconate.

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UPDATE: “the finest rosaries I’ve ever seen” with a new site

In the last few months I have written about the return of the finest rosaries I’ve ever seen.   Especially HERE. Also, I wrote about these rosaries at the end of December.  I had black and white matching rosaries made for … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Portuguese Bishop “corrects” claims about the perpetual virginity of Mary

UPDATE 28 Dec: My correspondent sent a fast translation a new piece. Observador has written a new piece explaining the mess and quoting Bishop Linda. He appears as a victim who was unfairly involved in a misunderstanding. This was put … Continue reading

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Portuguese Bishop denies perpetual virginity of Mary

UPDATE 26 Dec: The bishop “corrected” things – he thinks – in a sermon.  HERE UPDATE 24 Dec: Note below that I wrote: “what they are reported to have said” From a reader … Quick update: as expected Bp. Linda … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2018 09: Proper Marian Devotion

Once again this year I offer short daily podcasts to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord. Here is ADVENTCAzT 09, for Monday of the 2nd Week of Advent … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2018 07: “If she had not given her ‘Fiat!’…”

Once again this year I offer short daily podcasts to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord. Here is ADVENTCAzT 07, for Saturday of the 1st Week of Advent, … Continue reading

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21 Nov: Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. With a prayer of my own.

Today is the Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s Presentation in the Temple. The Collect for the Mass in the traditional form: Deus, qui beátam Maríam semper Vírginem, Spíritus Sancti habitáculum, hodiérna die in templo præsentári voluísti: præsta, qu?sumus; ut, … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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