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Tag Archives: Card. Burke
His Eminence Raymond Leo Card. Burke (whom Clement XIV-II would give the title “Indagator Particularis in perpetuo)” was on Raymond Arroyo’s show last night.
Here is the full video. I set it to start at the interview.
Among interesting moments are
Card. Burke’s … Continue reading
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
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
For various reasons I had to demur, but at one point I was to be deacon for this.
This is how they do it in Minneapolis, friends.
Not too bad, all in all. A worthy observance of Gaudete Sunday.
I hate to send … Continue reading
A friend in England alerted me to this video of a speech given in Rome last May by His Eminence Raymond Leo Card. Burke.
The Cardinal speaks, inter alia, of diabolical forces that have entered the Church in our time.
Contrast Card. … Continue reading
Since the Lord Ascended to the right hand of the Father, Christians have felt themselves to be in the “end times”. Indeed, we are in the “end times”. The Lord achieved His victory. Now it is all over but for … Continue reading
In spite of official explanations of still hot topics concerning the Fatima apparitions and ongoing messages received by Sr. Lucia, I still have questions.
Concerning one of those questions…
At LifeSite I’ve read the following:
BREAKING: Cardinal Burke calls for Consecration of Russia … Continue reading
At Akita, Japan, Our Lady is purported to have said:
“The work of the devil will infiltrate even into the Church in such a way that one will see cardinals opposing cardinals, bishops against bishops. The priests who venerate me will … Continue reading
One of the most moving, and instructive, experiences of my life occurred one summer when I visited my boss.
One summer I took some friends with me to the Benedictine monastery of Metten, where my boss in the curia, and the … Continue reading
At St. Raymond of Penafort Church in Virginia (which if I am not mistaken was built by my my friend Fr. James Gould), another Raymond, Card. Burke, answered a question about the Five Dubia submitted by the Four Cardinals about the … Continue reading
In the wake of other news about Card. Burke….
From the often amusing Eye of the Tiber:
The Vatican announced today that Pope Francis has named Cardinal Raymond Burke to be the first prefect of the Congregation of Janitorial Services.
Francis’ decision to choose … Continue reading
UPDATE: From the SMOM:
Fra’ Ludwig Hoffmann von Rumerstein assumes the office of Lieutenant ad interim, Albrecht Boeselager resumes his office as Grand Chancellor
The Sovereign Council, the government of the Sovereign Order of Malta, met this afternoon in the Magistral Palace … Continue reading
Lots of lefties are hopping up and down in little circles because the Four Cardinals (Burke, Caffara, Meisner, Brandmueller) offered Five Dubia (questions, narrowly framed, asking for yes or no clarificatory responses) arising from the objective lack of clarity in … Continue reading