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St Michael, Archangel – Defender of the Church

Editor writes... Pope Leo XIII wrote the powerful prayer to St Michael Archangel below and ordered that it be recited after every low Mass - click here for more on what happened to inspire the Pope to make this order, and then share your thoughts on which of the versions you are more inclined to...

Interfaith Conference in Kazakhstan: The Pope Denounces War – Except Against Traditional Mass

From The Independent... Pope Francis told the Russian Orthodox hierarchy and other faith leaders Tuesday that religion must never be used to justify the “evil” of war and that God must never “be held hostage to the human thirst for power.” Against the backdrop of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Francis opened an interfaith conference in the former Soviet republic...

Gloria TV … Not So Glorious?

Editor writes... Note:  the above cartoon is one of the many very good cartoons produced by Gloria TV - some time ago I received permission to use their cartoons - I have used at least one in our newsletter but, ironically, I think this is the first time I've made use of that permission on...

Synodal Church = Catholic Salvation Army?

From the Scottish Catholic Media Office... The Scottish church submitted its response to the Vatican on 10 August 2022. Each diocese in Scotland participated in the Synodal process, while efforts were made to engage pastorally with the various dimensions of Church life in Scotland beyond diocesan and parish boundaries, including; Prison Chaplains, the Scottish Catholic...

Third Secret of Fatima: The Abandonment Of The Faith Within Church… Even At The Very Top

One online commentator remarked, perhaps a tad sarcastically on seeing the above video, that "With all respect, it is NO secret at all our Catholic Church is in ruins..."  Editor writes... The narrator in the above (excellent) short film may give the impression of confusing the request of Our Lady for the Consecration of Russia with...

Fulton Sheen On The Laity… But What Can The Laity DO To “See That Priests Act Like Priests”?

On a previous thread, Marinaio concludes a comment as follows:  Yesterday’s Gospel warned us of what we are seeing: the hierarchy — the pope and the vast majority of bishops — are ravening wolves in sheep’s clothing. Let us stand together and defend the flock against those rapacious predators. Laura replies... Your last paragraph made me think....

Pope Apologises For Evil Not His Fault, But Not For His Evil Attack on Traditional Latin Mass

Editor writes... While Pope Francis is busy apologising for ‘evil committed by so many Christians’ in Canada’s residential schools on his visit to Canada, evil for which he cannot possibly be held responsible, Catholics worldwide are wondering if he'll ever apologise for the horrendous damage inflicted on the Church this past 60 years, most...

Pope Francis: The Traditional Mass “Problematic”: No, Papa Francis… (cough)… YOU’RE the Problem!

From Lifesitenews... VATICAN CITY (LifeSiteNews) – Pope Francis has released a new apostolic letter on the liturgy, reaffirming his restrictions on the Traditional Latin Mass while promoting the reformed liturgy as “the unique expression of the lex orandi of the Roman Rite.” According to Pope Francis, Desiderio desideravi, published Wednesday, follows his July 2021 motu proprio Traditionis Custodes, which took...

Happy Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus!

Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus… n 1673, a French Visitandine (Visitation) nun named Margaret Mary Alacoque had a private revelation of Jesus, in which he asked the Church to honour his Most Sacred Heart. In particular, Jesus gave to St. Margaret Mary 12 specific promises made to all who venerated and promoted devotion to...

“Charismatic Catholicism” Is NOT The Faith of the Saints; It Stunts Spiritual Growth – To Be Avoided!

Editor writes... More and more, I hear about people of all ages who are not keen to attend the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM)  - the Mass which nourished the saints and martyrs - because they have been so used to the noise and activity of the new Mass, the Novus Ordo Missae (NOM).  They like...