Catholic education

The Death of the Mass in Once-Catholic Ireland

From the YouTube Platform, comment written 6 days ago... My Dad who was from Mayo, used to tell me when he was a boy in the 1930s, of the men and women who would walk for miles to Sunday morning Mass. Some of the older ones would really struggle because they would have been fasting...

Nicola Sturgeon – An Opportunistic Politician? Surely Not! Never! No Way! One Is Shocked!

Editor writes... Well, say what you like about Ms Sturgeon, she knows what she's talking about when it comes to corruption... Which is why it's a tad surprising that the Scottish hierarchy seem to support her, almost as much as she supports the LGBT+ lobby with no small emphasis on the "t" component. I do hope Dan...

Should The Church Re-Introduce Prohibition On Funerals For Catholics Dying By Assisted Suicide?

From [Blogger] Westminster Fly... Readers of the Catholic Truth blog will probably be aware of the latest attempt to legalise euthanasia in the UK - click here. As with so many other crucial issues, the Catholic clergy - with the occasional rare exception - generally keep quiet about euthanasia, so it is left to lay groups...

November: Pray for the Holy Souls in Purgatory

Today, All Souls, we remember, especially, the Holy Souls suffering in Purgatory....  I have been unable to find a video on YouTube of the beautiful hymn which is traditionally sung in the month when we commemorate the suffering Church in Purgatory, so the lyrics only are given below...  And, by the way, If you...

Restoring The Faith – Rebuilding… But… How?

From the beginning of our publication, our stated aim has been to contribute to the restoration of the traditional Catholic Faith in Scotland.  Taylor Marshall helps to crystallise what this mean in his short address to the Catholic Identity Conference in the video clip above.  Is he right?

Traditionis Custodes: Brutal Archbishop of Paris ADDS Restrictions to Prevent Access to TLM

Archbishop Michel Aupetit is banning the traditional Mass from more than half of the locations where it was regularly celebrated, either on Sundays or in some cases on weekdays. Only five churches in Paris will officially be allowed to use the old Missal.  Click here to read more Editor writes... This news came to me in...

Practical Faith Aka Wasting Your Life…

From Wikipedia... Fulton John Sheen was an American archbishop of the Catholic Church known for his preaching and especially his work on television and radio. Ordained a priest of the Diocese of Peoria in 1919, Sheen quickly became a renowned theologian, earning the Cardinal Mercier Prize for International Philosophy in 1923. He went on to...

Letter From A Catholic Teacher: Avoid “Rights Respecting Schools” Award…

Why Catholic schools should have nothing to do with UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools Award Dear Editor, On the face of it, the aims of the Rights Respecting Schools Award appear noble and worthwhile. Who could argue with the aim of creating safe and inspiring schools, where children are respected and nurtured? By issuing the coveted award of being...

Nicola Sturgeon Denounces “Vile Anti-Catholic Prejudice” But Will She ACT?

From the Scottish Sun... A dispersal order had to be issued as officers in riot gear battled with boozed-up fans refusing to leave and were pelted with missiles as others heckled and set off smoke bombs. Over 20 arrests were made and three were officers injured as bloody and chaotic images emerged from over the city...

Leading The Post-Vatican II Battle For Catholic Schools, Daphne McLeod, RIP …

The sad news of the death of Daphne McLeod [left] has just arrived in my inbox, emailed by a mutual friend who has written to say that she first went into hospital about a month ago.  Then, yesterday morning she had "taken a turn for the worse" and passed away yesterday evening, Sunday 3rd...