Tag - prayer

Celebrating The Feasts of St Patrick & St Joseph

Editor writes... Every year we mark the Feast of St Patrick (17 March) - my patron saint - and the Feast of St Joseph (19 March).  This year, we're combining the two - don't ask :grin: First up, since he's first on the calendar, we pay tribute to St Patrick today. Enjoy the hymn and add...

Fr Linus Clovis: Civil War Within The Church…

Father Linus Clovis is one of the heroes of our time.  He doesn't hesitate to preach the Faith, in season and out of season...  Indeed, we were privileged to have him address one of our Conferences in Glasgow (2016) - to which he refers in this interview with Michael Matt, the Editor of The...

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...

Archbishop Viganò: Dedicate Assumption Vigil to Prayer & Fasting to Defeat New World Order

14 August:  Vigil of the Feast of Our Lady's Assumption into Heaven... "In this moment of very serious spiritual and material crisis, in which the public Authorities support the plans of the New World Order and the Shepherds are silent accomplices in the face of the destruction of society and of the Church of Christ...

Is Challenging Covid Propaganda Too “Political”? More Christian To Just Pray? Just Lean On Shovel?

Comment:  There is a school of thought among Catholics which argues that we should "give unto Caesar" in the matter of Covid restrictions,  do what we are told (in order to "stay safe" - Gimme strength) because otherwise, we are into the area of "political activism" and that is "not Catholic".  This was particularly curious...

Holy Week Reflection & News Update…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJJ3fq25oSk Comment:  During Holy Week the blog is usually closed to comments.  This year, due to the unusual circumstances in which we find ourselves, we've decided to leave the blog open, while encouraging everyone to spend less time blogging - the Catholic Truth team plan to do just that, in order to focus as fully as...

Coronavirus Connected To Fatima?

From Rorate Caeli - What does a Catholic bishop do when government orders the end of gatherings in times of Coronavirus? This: Northern Italy is in a state of semi-lockdown due to the spread of the current most dangerous strain of the Coronavirus, as large public gatherings have been forbidden for several days in most...

Mental Health: Is Wearing Our Heart on Our Sleeve Good for the Soul?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6fQiNNn7ns Comment: News commentators are enjoying dissecting the ITV documentary interview with Prince Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, generally known as "Harry & Meghan", in which they both speak very openly about the negative impact of their royal public life on their mental health.   The reaction from viewers has been mixed.  Given that...

16/7: Feast of Our Lady of Mt Carmel…

Comment:  On this Feast of Our Lady of Mt Carmel, share your favourite prayers, novenas, hymns, experiences etc.  And perhaps reflect on the dedication of the nuns, brothers and priests of the Carmelite Order who pray and make sacrifices for the Church and the world.  The short film below about one community of Carmelite nuns...