Tag - reformation

23 April: Feast of St George of England…

https://youtu.be/8mFO_sjmYFk Comment:  As with all Feast Day threads, feel free to discuss relevant issues, post favourite prayers, hymns, edifying stories and jokes of the "good clean fun" variety.  Seeing the image of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour in the above video should move us to pray for the restoration of the Catholic religion in England -...

Glasgow Priest-Policeman To Un-Masked Layman: Obey Or Forfeit Sacraments…

St Mungo's, Townhead, Glasgow Catholic Truth blogger Athanasius, aka Martin Blackshaw, writes... In what can only be described as providential timing, I encountered first-hand on Saturday the evil that Fr. Dunn warned of in his letter challenging the bishops of Scotland on their Covid-19 response measures. The venue of my bitter experience was St. Mungo's church in...

10/3: Feast of Scots Martyr St John Ogilvie – His Life/Death & Miracles Now Meaningless in Modern Scotland?

Background… John Ogilvie was the eldest son of Walter Ogilvie, a respected Calvinist who owned the estate of Drumnakeith in Banffshire. At the age of twelve he was sent to Europe to be educated. He attended a number of Benedictine establishments and eventually, he decided to become a Catholic. The first part of the 17th century...

21/2: Feast of St Robert Southwell…

From Wikipedia Saint Robert Southwell (c. 1561 – 21 February 1595), was an English  Catholic priest of the Jesuit Order. He was also a poet, hymnodist, and clandestine missionary in post-Reformation England. After being arrested and imprisoned in 1592, and intermittently tortured and questioned by Richard Topcliffe, Southwell was eventually tried and convicted of high...

25/10: Feast of the 40 Martyrs of England & Wales… So what?

After King Henry VIII proclaimed himself supreme head of the Church in England and Wales, a violent wave of anti-Catholic persecution began - and lasted over a century. It started with the executions of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher, but didn't end there. Hundreds were killed between 1535 and 1679; the Church recognized...

Is The Christian Institute Anti-Catholic?

From the website of The Christian Institute... In 1523 London could number its citizens by the thousands, its crimes by the hundreds and its places of worship by the scores. Men and women wandered past the religious institutions which held them in superstition and fear. They had no knowledge of the word of God which was...

If Luther’s Revolution were “a work of the Holy Spirit”, surely he must be canonised?

On October 13, 2016 the Pope received a group of 1,000 Lutherans and Catholics from Germany in the Vatican’s Paul VI hall and addressed them from the stage where a statue of Luther was erected.  Medias-Presse.Info reports the scandal of an Italian bishop praising Luther's Reformation as "a work of the Holy Spirit".  Unfortunately, there...

10/3: Feast of St John Ogilvie – Are Martyrs an Embarrassment in the Modern “Ecumenical Church”?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feCY3Bn_7-E John Ogilvie suffered terrible tortures, including being kept awake for eight days and nine nights, in an attempt to make him divulge the identities of other Catholics. Nonetheless, Ogilvie did not relent; consequently, after a biased trial, he was convicted of high treason for refusing to accept the King's spiritual jurisdiction. On 10th March 1615,...