Assumption of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary

℟. 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.
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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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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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Catholic & Going On Vacation; What About Mass?

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…”
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Blood & Water―The Birth of the Church

…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”…
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Sedevacantism

“The SSPV are dangerous, as they hold the view that the Seat of Peter is empty, and thereby they reject the infallible teaching of the First Vatican Council. Notice it brings them back to Vatican I and not Vatican II… This brought unto them the two choices of Christ or nothing. Their two choices are as follows: His Holiness Pope Francis is the successor of Peter. OR : Jesus Christ, Son of the Living God, is not Divine.”
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