Canonisations

On Fire for the Faith… Anyone?

Editor writes... As regulars on this blog know, I'm no fan of Church Militant, and that for a number of reasons.  However, the "Fulton Sheen incident" recounted by Michael Voris in the above video (which I stumbled across this morning on YouTube) - an incident to which he was an eye and ear witness -...

Who Would Want To Be A White Person In The UK These Days When Being White = Being Racist?

Editor writes... Five years ago, the following tweet was published by a Cambridge student:  "All white people are racist. White middle class, white working class, white men, white women, white gays, white children, they can ALL geddit."    Why live in a country that is full of racists?  Why do so many people from non-white nations...

Happy Feast of Saint Andrew, Patron of Scotland

SAINT ANDREW GIVEN OFFICIAL RECOGNITION AS SCOTLAND’S PATRON SAINT From 1180 onward, Saint Andrew was used on official seals in Scotland sometimes along with the lion rampant, which was the heraldic symbol of the Scottish crown. In 1286, during the the Scottish Wars of Independence, when Scotland was ruled by the Guardians of Scotland in...

“Saint” Catherine of Aragon: Defender of Traditional Marriage? Or Blow to Ecumenism?

From the Catholic Herald...  Katherine of Aragon should be a saint by Laura Perrins “The voices had ceased now. She was all alone at the top of the tower, with no one to attend her. She had not eaten, but that did not matter, for she was not hungry. She tried to pray, but was...

Infiltration of the Church – Conspiracy theory?

Editor writes... One commentator on YouTube writes:  "I have no intention of leaving the Catholic Church, I go to Mass and Adoration weekly. I am staying close to Jesus. I pray for the Church....but, God help these evil people trying to bring her down. I sincerely hope they repent before it is too late." One of...

Sacrilege: Excommunicate Guilty Priests and Ban Novus Ordo Missae – Immediately if not Sooner!

Editor writes... I'm frequently asked if Archbishop Nolan of Glasgow is going to end or reduce the provision of traditional Latin Masses (TLMs) in the light of the papal document Traditionis Custodes. As yet, he has not seen the benefits of confiding in my unworthy self, but The Grapevine has it that the archbishop is meeting...

All Souls Day… Pray for the Souls in Purgatory

Editor writes... November, traditionally the Month of the Holy Souls, is the period of mourning, so to speak, as we remember, and pray especially for, our deceased relatives and friends who may be suffering in Purgatory.  Apart from the saints canonised using the Church's traditional and highly rigorous process, Catholics have never assumed that anyone...

1st November: Feast of All Saints – Let’s Party!

Editor writes... Since the family in the above video just might inspire some of our bloggers and/or readers to celebrate their own family party to mark the Feast Day, I thought I'd post this thread a little ahead of time for those who would appreciate the ideas and welcome the time to prepare. As always with...

Ireland: Fr Willie Doyle SJ, Who Offered His Life in Reparation for the Sins of Priests, Cause Opened

From Editor's Inbox, today...  Some good news today; the Cause for Fr Doyle is now opened.  Although Fr Doyle is renowned for being a War Hero, two other aspects of his life need to be remembered.  He led a life of severe penance for the sins of Priests. He would be a good advocate for...

St Michael, Archangel – Defender of the Church

Editor writes... Pope Leo XIII wrote the powerful prayer to St Michael Archangel below and ordered that it be recited after every low Mass - click here for more on what happened to inspire the Pope to make this order, and then share your thoughts on which of the versions you are more inclined to...