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Feast of the Purification of Our Lady … The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple – Candlemas

Editor writes... In order to pay due tribute to Our Lady on this beautiful Feast, I tried to find the hymn O Purest of Creatures, sung to the tune with which, I believe, most of us in Scotland grew up. YouTube is awash with a very different tune, however, so I've had to settle for...

Happy Feast of St John Bosco, Model Teacher & Priest – Catholic Education’s Best Kept Secret…

From Franciscan Media... John Bosco’s theory of education could well be used in today’s schools. It was a preventive system, rejecting corporal punishment and placing students in surroundings removed from the likelihood of committing sin. He advocated frequent reception of the sacraments of Penance and Holy Communion. He combined catechetical training and fatherly guidance, seeking...

No Wokery Here – Jokery Welcome…

Editor writes... It seems a very long time since we've had a Jokes thread - so let's hope this one has been worth the wait. Note to the woke:  no offence is intended by any of our jokes - any offence caused is purely coincidental :grin: The one and only rule is that the jokes and funny...

Africa: The Great Vatican II Success Story … Not!

From New Liturgical Movement... In a recent episode of “Word on Fire,” Bishop Barron responds to Ross Douthat’s two NYT pieces on Vatican II and its failure, by making two arguments: Argument #1: To blame the collapse of Catholicism in the West on Vatican II is a “post hoc propter hoc” fallacy.  [i.e. "after this, because of...

Vatican: Inside Information on the Shenanigans Surrounding Suppression of the Traditional Mass

Editor writes... This from American blogger, Marinaio, in my inbox earlier today...  [This] article is, in my opinion, a real jaw-dropper: it deals with the suppression of the recommendations of the Commission of Cardinals set up in 1986 by Pope John Paul II to examine a fuller liberty for the TLM than that pope gave in...

Demanding An Apology – A Growing Fashion

From Demanding an Apology | Psychology Today... There are some people who command an apology! “I’m waiting for an apology,” a young woman texts her friend. A mother says to her son who forgot to pick her up from the train station: “If you don’t apologize, I’m not going to your graduation.” What good is an...

Is Govt Health Policy Masking More Than Faces?

From Spiked - The ideology of lockdown lingers on   Wait, we’re still being asked to save the NHS? To limit our lives so that we don’t get injured or sick and put pressure on this sacred institution? Nearly two years after the first lockdown, when we were put under house arrest to protect the NHS...

New Mass “Evil”? Then Why Did Sr Lucia Attend?

Editor writes...  The identity of both the woman correspondent and the priest who replied to her questions about the Novus Ordo Missae (New Order of Mass) are withheld, simply because I've not asked permission to publish this letter here.  The woman is a long time supporter of Catholic Truth in Ireland, but she is not...

Advent Reflection on the Necessity of Detachment

From Fatima Center Website   Fatima Editor’s Note: As we near the end of Advent, the subject of detachment is eminently appropriate. Advent is a time of penance and prayer when we focus on the Coming of Christ – both in Bethlehem but also at the end of time. During Advent we should spend time contemplating the...

Advent According to the Archbishop of Dublin

Noel Kelly (YouTube) writes... Your grace, with respect, the "synodal process" is essentially a trojan horse which is being used to bring about changes to moral doctrines. When it comes to doctrine, the Church must take a top-down approach. The bishops have a duty to preach the truth, however difficult that might be. Bending to...