Tag - PopePiusXII

Feast of St Bernard – Last of the Fathers…

From Vatican News... ST. BERNARD, ABBOTT AND DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH A family gathered together in prayer Bernard was born in 1090 at Fontaine, in France, of a good family. When he was 22, after having studied grammar and rhetoric, he entered the monastery founded by Robert of Molesme at Citeaux (in Latin, Cistercium -- the order...

Feast of the Assumption: Dogma Mandatory – Believe Or Know That You Have Lost The Faith!

Wishing all our bloggers and readers a very happy Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady into Heaven.  Feel free to share your favourite prayers, hymns, stories - even your favourite jokes, of the good clean fun variety - to celebrate the Feast. First, though, click here to read Munificentissimus Deus - the Apostolic Constitution...

SSPX Priests in Scotland Reject Pope Pius XII Revised Holy Week Services – Serious Concerns

Martin Blackshaw, aka blogger Athanasius, comments on the Holy Week services this year... On November 16, 1955, The Sacred Congregation of Rites published the Decree Maxima Redemptionis Nostrae Mysteria, sub-headed "The General Decree for the Revised order of Holy Week as promulgated by Pope Pius XII". To emphasise the authority with which the Supreme Pontiff was...