Tag - prayer

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?

https://youtu.be/1YRrcJhkOKw 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…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B91RUv2lI8 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...

Technology Vs The Spiritual Life …

Comment:  Some parents try to put off the day when their offspring are allowed smartphones and thus unsupervised access to the internet. This, however, can cause bad feeling and cultivate rebellious attitudes in the young towards their concerned parents. And once they reach the older teenage years, it really isn't possible to ban things, not...

17/3 St Patrick’s Day: Pray for Ireland

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=jJbbkai2rak Comment:  As always with devotional threads, feel free to post your favourite hymns, prayers, stories and jokes of the "good clean fun" variety.  Above all, however, please pray for Ireland today; the Faith has gone, and the state of both Irish politics and the Irish hierarchy appear to be in terminal decline.  So much so,...

Trump, Exorcism, Our Lady of Fatima – Making America Great Again!

From The Remnant Newspaper... Our Lady of Fatima at the White House - posted 3 March... At a time when raw evil is consuming the world, I have no doubt that Donald Trump's efforts to keep God in the picture is the main reason his enemies hate him so. Of course, he's not Catholic but...