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Tag Archives: exorcism
¡Hagan lío! Invitation to Bishops and Priests to Fast, Recite Leo XIII’s Exorcism Prayer on Vigil of the Assumption
I was sent this. It seems like a good thing to do (pace certain prelates). INVITATION TO BISHOPS AND PRIESTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO A DAY OF FASTING AND THE RECITATION OF THE EXORCISM OF LEO XIII ON THE … Read More
From a reader… QUAERITUR: Hi Father, Here is a hard one, and a subject you would probably rather avoid. But I truly need to talk to someone and I hope you can offer a few words of advice. What happened … Read More
From a reader… Father, what’s the deal with tarot cards. I saw something about them being dangerous for the soul. I don’t get why. They’re just pieces of paper with art on them. What’s the story here. If you are … Read More
From a reader…. QUAERITUR: I saw the really good posts that Father Tim Finigan and Father John Hunwicke put on their blogs and the comments. Why, Father Z, do you think people today freak out so much over the idea … Read More
Folks, I can’t do a live-streamed Mass today. I wouldn’t inflict it on you. Something is deeply wrong with the muscles in my upper back ever since the afternoon of Christmas Day. Yesterday, I got through Mass. Today… well… I’ll … Read More
VIDEO: Exorcism against Satan and Fallen Angels for all places, things and people involved in the counting of votes from the 2020 Election.
As usual today, since Election Day, after Mass I recited Ch. 3 of Title XI in the Rituale Romanum, the Exorcism Against Satan and the Fallen Angels. It is a mighty prayer. I have the authority from the bishop and also, … Read More
Each day for a while now, after saying Mass I’ve been saying the Exorcism Against Satan and Apostate Angels, which is chapter 3 of Title XI in the Rituale Romanum. I’ve been doing this with the authority of the bishop for … Read More
VIDEO for Thanksgiving: Archbp. Carroll’s Prayer For Government & Exorcism Against Satan and Fallen Angels for the sake of Election Integrity
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I offer a plea to priests and bishops. For the sake of the common good and for the love of truth… PRAY for protection from the Enemy of the Soul for all those who are involved in the counting of … Read More
The Feast of the Ascension was really on THURSDAY, 40 days after Easter. That’s in the Bible. It is, ridiculously, transferred to Sunday in some places… but not everywhere. Hence we are in the strange situation of having: TLM: Sunday … Read More
As I wrote elsewhere: The fact that very often when the Lord healed the sick, he also performed an exorcism, and the fact that Paul connected not discerning the Body and Blood of the Lord with physical illness and death, … Read More
Was there a good point made in the sermon you heard at the Mass for your Sunday, either live or on the internet? Let us know what it was. For my part…
ACTION ITEM! BISHOPS! Exorcise your dioceses BEFORE the 1 May consecration of these USA and Canada to the Mother of God
Archbp. Gomez, President of the USCCB, has called on US bishops, in conjunction with the bishops of Canada, to renew the consecration of both nations to Mary. This will be broadcast live on EWTN. 1500h, on Friday 1 May. It … Read More
In November of 2018 when the late Bp. Morlino died, I was in Paris. I was able to celebrate a Requiem Mass for him in Notre-Dame – before the fire! – in the chapel of the Crown of Thorns. Shortly … Read More
Here’s something interesting. This afternoon we returned to church to sanctify this Easter Sunday with the singing of Vespers. Beforehand, I did the Chapter 3 Exorcism, with the authority of the local bishop, over the diocese. However, … there were … Read More
VIDEO 11 April 2020 – 0800 CDT – Rituale Romanum Title XI Ch 3 “Exorcismus In Satanam Et Angelos Apostaticos”
Archbp. Viganò asks all priests and bishops to recite the Exorcism on Holy Saturday, 1500h Rome time #exorcismus2020
Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has asked that all the bishops and priests in the world to recite from the Ritule Romanum Title XI, chapter 3, the “Exorcism against Satan and the Apostate Angels” (the long for of the prayer to St. Michael … Read More
Luke 4:40-41: When the sun was setting, all those who had any that were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and He laid His hands on every one of them and healed them. And demons also came out … Read More
[…] [Teresa] Piccola [wife, mother, pro-life activist] would undergo the solemn rite of exorcism once per week for more than 18 months, in sessions lasting up to three hours. On those days, she and the deliverance team (which included the … Read More
Bp. Schneider on today’s “vacuum of prayer and adoration”. Fr. Z makes a plea to bishops and priests.
From his terrific new book… Christus Vincit: Christ’s Triumph Over the Darkness of the Age US HERE – UK HERE With my emphases: SCHNEIDER: The whole crisis in the Church, as seen after the Council, was manifest in an incredible inflation of … Read More