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Jesus Living In The World – Today

Excellent article written in 1935 by Rev. Wilfred G. Hurley, C.S.P.

« This is My body. » Then He takes the chalice of wine. Again He speaks: « This is My blood. »

In a flash, they are back at that sorrowful scene of a year ago. It returns to them with tremendous vividness. They realize that at this moment they see the fulfillment of His words spoken then. Those words, which seemed so utterly impossible. But now, with His own hands, He is giving Himself to His own.
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Mary the Immaculate Conception & the Gospel of Saint Luke

 Immaculate means pure or spotless (from the Latin immacula, macula being a stain), so Immaculate Conception means that she was conceived without stains. A fourth century saint called Theodotus of Ancyra wrote about Mary « A virgin, innocent, spotless, free of all defect, untouched, unsullied, holy in soul and body, like a lily sprouting among thorns ».
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Christ Instituted The Mass

« The Mass is the only real vestige of religious faith left in the world. »
Thus Carlisle in his extreme old age, even though every trace of faith had left him.
And so must all others agree who in the light of history look down the vista of ages at the Great Sacrifice.

For the Sacrifice of the Upper Room in Jerusalem, and of Calvary, the Sacrifice of the Catacombs, and the Deserts, has been perpetuated down through all the succeeding ages of history. And it is now, what it always has been, what it always must be, the great fact in the ever varying history of mankind.
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The Very Catholic Side Of Canada’s National Anthem

It took more than a quarter of a century for the Oh Canada to be « translated » into English and to this day, that version is deeply different. The original hymn is deeply Catholic, deeply french-patriotic, and it shows what it meant (and should mean) to be Canadian for those of French descent. The original hymn talks about Saint John the Baptist, about the Papacy and the Holy Mass, about evangelizing foreign nations, how the Catholic Faith would protect both home and rights. How could it have been so Catholic?
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