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Pope Francis decrees Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church

Pope Francis has decreed the insertion into the calendar of the ORDINARY Form the Memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church, to be celebrated on Pentecost Monday.
The decree is dated 11 Feb 2018, the 160th anniversary of the first apparition … Continue reading

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2 Feb – Rosary To The Interior: For the Purification of the Church

I received an email about an interesting project.
On February 2, 2018, which is the day celebrating the double Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple and the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, there will occur throughout the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: The “Ultima” chant

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
When my father died, about 11 years ago, the priest who offered his funeral Mass ended it by chanting what he called “the Ultima”. The priest who did it is a very good friend of mine, and this … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2017 17: Why is Mariology important for the Gospel?

Here is ADVENTCAzT 17, for Tuesday in the 3rd Week of Advent.
Help the Benedictine sisters whose music is often featured in these podcasts. They need your help before the end of the year.  HERE
Today we hear about Mary from Thomas … Continue reading

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Your RORATE MASSES – UPDATES

Some of you have written asking about “Rorate Masses” during Advent.
This is a beautiful custom – making a come back thanks to the spread of tradition – whereby Mass is celebrated illuminated only by candlelight. They are usually before dawn.
The … Continue reading

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Contemplating mysteries in the face of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Gazing at an image crafted by a true master who intended to open us up into mystery can, over time, produce great fruits.
For example, the 6th c. Byzantine icon of The Christ Pantocrator reveals two attitudes, in the two halves … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL WARFARE! 12 December – Pray the Rosary against Islamic terror and abortion

Today there was an terror attack in New York City.  An Islamic, ISIS inspired Bangladeshi terrorist brought a bomb into the Port Authority during the morning rush hour. It detonated earlier than intended it seems, injuring the idiot badly. Stupid … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 2017 08: “Femininity is clearly threatened”

This year I once again 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 08, for the 2nd Sunday of Advent.
Joseph Ratzinger talks about … Continue reading

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Tota pulchra es, Maria

Happy Feast of the Immaculate Conception!

When I was in seminary in Rome, the rector called everyone to the chapel and personally taught all the men this chant.
Here’s another version which I love, by Maurice Durufle. It took … Continue reading

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Previous unknown letter of Sr. Lucia to Pope Paul VI: “diabolical revolt”

I just read at CWR a fascinating piece about a newly revealed letter of the last seer of Fatime, Sr. Lucia, to Pope Paul VI predicting dire things for the Church.
It is in interview with the author Kevin Symonds who has … Continue reading

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27 Nov – Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

Toward the back of our venerable 1962 Missale Romanum there are Mass formularies for special feasts. Today, for example, we find Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal.
Our Lady appeared to a Sister of Charity of the Rue du Bac in … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Yes, the Rosary is a spiritual weapon. A cry for help from @massimofaggioli

I can only interpret Massimo “Beans” Faggioli’s confused statements about the Rosary as a cry for help.  Otherwise, what he has repeated is truly dreadful.
I have already posted a request to you readers to say the Rosary for him.  HERE
Now … Continue reading

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Card. Burke’s smashing @Buckfast_Abbey talk on Message of Fatima

There is a video of the talk, but the audio is really bad.  So, I extracted the audio from the video and cleaned it up.
Wanna hear it?  It’s classic Burke and hard hitting.


There is a LifeSite story about the talk.  … Continue reading

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VIDEO: London Rosary Crusade 2017

This is a marvelous video sent by a friend in London, who wrote:
Here’s how Fr Tim Finigan described it a couple of years ago.
This occasion must rank as one of the most splendid manifestations of Catholic faith in our country … Continue reading

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D. Madison 13 OCT – Pontifical Mass for 100th anniv of Miracle of the Sun – AND YOUR MASSES

On 13 October, special Masses will be celebrated on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun during the final apparition of Our Lady at Fatima.
Use the combox to post about YOUR Masses!
In Madison, His Excellency … Continue reading

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