Devotions

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...

Scottish Diocese Welcomes Community of Marian Franciscans – Thank You So Much, Bishop Robson!

From the website of the Diocese of Dunkeld The Lawside site, the original campus of Lawside Academy and the Mercy Convent has been up for sale for a good while now, as the Convent and Pastoral Centre have become sadly surplus to requirement. Once the Mercy Sisters diminished in numbers and left the Diocese of Dunkeld,...

Crown Prosecution Service (CPS): It Is No Longer Appropriate To Quote Parts of Bible in Public

From News Letter... A statement by the UK's main prosecution service that it is "no longer appropriate" to read parts of the Bible aloud in public has been dubbed "ill-judged" and "concerning". Evangelical activist David Smyth and barrister Gavin Millar were reacting to a little-noticed statement from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), made during a recent...

Synod on Synodality: Agenda…Undermine the Catholic Faith, “Update” it – Bishop Schneider

Editor writes... Much is made by the modernists of the need to listen to the Holy Spirit speaking to "us" in the Synod, but what they mean by "us" is actually them. The wreckers. They give a whole new meaning to "us and them".  Think about it; only 1% of Catholics are represented in the diocesan...

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...

24 October: Feast of St Raphael, Archangel

Editor writes,  Some years ago, when I lived in the north of England, I had the pleasure of meeting Margaret, RIP, who was, at that time, an organiser of the Traditional Latin Masses in the area, for the Latin Mass Society.  On one occasion, I told her that I was heading for a teacher's in-service...

Death of Killer Peter Tobin – Pray For All Involved

From the BBC... Serial killer Peter Tobin has died in hospital, at the age of 76. He was convicted of raping and murdering Polish student Angelika Kluk, 23, and hiding her body under the floor of a Glasgow church in 2006. He was also serving life terms at HMP Edinburgh for the murders of 15-year-old Vicky Hamilton...