« 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. Continue reading Christ Instituted The Mass
℟. Here again is the wonderful day on which the Virgin Mary was taken up into heaven. We all praise her with the words: * Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb.
℣. Blessed art thou, holy Virgin Mary, and most worthy of praise: through thee hast risen the Sun of justice, Christ our God. * Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb. Continue reading Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary
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. Continue reading Jesus Living In The World – Today
Although the country was founded in 1608, the Canadian Confederation is still very young in celebrating its 150th birthday. And truly Canada has seen better days. The prime minister is a good looking idiot, some following truly wicked ideologies petition … Continue reading The Very Catholic Side Of Canada’s National Anthem
What should you do if you’re a Catholic and going out on vacations? Below is the response from Bishop Paul Terrio of St. Paul, Alta.
“The obligation to attend Mass on Sundays is a precept that is rooted in the Third Commandment (…) Catholics are called to obey this precept “on pain of mortal sin” which means that if we miss Mass without grave cause we should not receive Holy Communion again until we have been given absolution in the sacrament of Confession…” Continue reading Catholic & Going On Vacation; What About Mass?
…The blood coming out of the lance’s wound represents Jesus himself, it is the blood which saved and redeemed us, the blood of the Lamb who was slain. Yet what does the water stand for? Water is usually a strong symbol of grace pouring down on us. Who really reflects and personifies grace? It is as the Holy Spirit said through His messenger the Archangel Gabriel “Hail, full of grace”! I suddenly remembered the prophecy of Simeon “a sword shall pierce thy heart”… Continue reading Blood & Water―The Birth of the Church
Can we know the date Jesus died? Can we know if the Gospels are accurate? Yes, in fact we can! Dr Taylor Marshall explained it in one of his video lessons and I quickly noted down the essential. John the … Continue reading The Date of Christ’s Dead; Catholics Got It Right?
To clarify the subject, Catholics do not believe in either faith alone, nor works alone. We are saved by sanctifying Grace, through works. Now you might ask, where is faith is all of that, because you do need faith in … Continue reading Works, or Faith Alone? A Catholic Response
I am sharing an excellent article which provides clarification on Amoris Lætitia, from the Archdiocese of Vancouver, Canada. The clarification goes to the point, it’s brief, and it leads the people towards what they have to hear, and that with love … Continue reading Amoris Lætitia : Marriage, Divorce, and Holy Communion…
The Blessed Virgin of Mount Carmel has promised to save those who wear the scapular from the fires of hell; She will also shorten their stay in purgatory if they should pass from this world still owing some debt of punishment. … Continue reading Our Lady of Mount Carmel and the Brown Scapular
NFP is to be used so that the love, trust, and respect between a man and a woman flourishes… and the best way to grasp this love is to look at a newborn child. A new and beautiful human being, created in the image and likeness of God, through and with love. Man and women are made in the image and likeness of God. So how exactly is this fulfilled? Continue reading Can Natural Family Planning be Misused?
A saint I very much admire and who’s been helping me lately is saint Giuseppe da Copertino, born in 1603, who became a very poor and humble Franciscan priest in Italy. He is the Patron Saint of test taking, students, aviators, … Continue reading Saint Joseph of Cupertino