Tag Archives: St. Pius V

5 May: “O God, who deigned to choose blessed Pius to be Pontifex Maximus in order to smash the enemies of Thy Church to tiny bits” – UPDATED

In the traditional Roman calendar, used with the 1962 Missale Romanum, the Vetus Ordo, today is the feast of St. Pope Pius V (+1572). I made a PODCAzT about him some years ago, and about his famous document Quo primum. … Read More

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30 Aug 1568 – St Pius V’s Bull against “gay” clergy

At The Josias, which a friend and patron of this blog told my about recently there is this post.   It is perhaps a coincidence that today is the anniversary of the promulgation of this document, even as the Roman … Read More

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Beautiful new painting: “St Pius V and St. Charles Borromeo defending Catholicism against Islam and the Protestant Heresy.”

Even as I repeat my plea to everyone on our side of the continuum to work together – amicably and patiently – at Rorate I found a wonderful image of a beautifully painted modern canvass.  They picked it up – felicitously – … Read More

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Signatures of Saints

I am in Chicago… well… north of Chicago. Yesterday, I visited for the first time the campus of Mundelein Seminary, the University of St. Mary of (by?) the Lake. As part of the visit I was able to see some … Read More

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5 May – Rome – Solemn TLM at St. Mary Major for St. Pius V

For anyone hanging about in Rome on 5 May: On 5 May at 15,30 at the Alta of the Salus Populi Romani in St. Mary Major there will be a Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary Form to celebrate the Feast … Read More

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A Pope as tough on himself as he was on others

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald comes this story about a saintly Pope in difficult times. My emphases and comments: The holy pope who lived on vegetable broth and crayfish St Pius V (April 30), who excommunicated … Read More

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