Martyrs

“Charismatic Catholicism” Is NOT The Faith of the Saints; It Stunts Spiritual Growth – To Be Avoided!

Editor writes... More and more, I hear about people of all ages who are not keen to attend the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM)  - the Mass which nourished the saints and martyrs - because they have been so used to the noise and activity of the new Mass, the Novus Ordo Missae (NOM).  They like...

Crisis in the Church: How Much (If Anything) Should We Tell Potential Converts…Nothing?

Editor Writes... On Sunday, just gone, 15 May, 2022,  we celebrated the reception into the Church of Carole, who featured in our July 2017 newsletter, front page (see headline above) and, more recently, her husband, Carole had attended our Conference on 13 May, 2017, marking the 100th anniversary of the first Fatima apparition.  Her husband was...

Teachers: those who instruct many in virtue, will shine like bright stars for all eternity (Dan 11:33)

Blogger Leitourgos writes:  [I've been] thinking about a possible topic for those lighter threads which occasionally appear in the blog and which I find very enjoyable. We all have a great debt towards our teachers. I certainly was extremely lucky, no blessed, with my primary school teachers who not only taught me to read, but...

Ecumenical Scottish Bishops & Church of Scotland – Declaration of (Fake) Friendship

Catholic Church and Church of Scotland release “Declaration of Friendship”. 28 April 2022 The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will be invited to welcome an historic Declaration of Friendship with the Catholic Church in Scotland that offers ‘a decisive and irrevocable statement of our friendship with one another, based on our shared faith in...

Catholics & The “Trans” Issue…

Editor writes... Caroline Farrow, interviewed in the GB News clip above, is a Catholic.  She has spoken out bravely and frequently about the fact, repeat, fact, that we are all born either male or female.  Yet, she seems to be a lone voice in the public square. Not only are there no Catholics in public...

Simon James Green, Children/Teens Gay Author, On The Warpath – Not A Pretty Sight, Folks!

Update: 16 March 2022 Incredibly, today, a snap Ofsted Inspection has taken place in the school, so I've opened a new discussion thread here I will now close this thread to comments. Original post follows... The author - Simon James Green - enraged that his book-signing events scheduled to take place in one Catholic secondary school on Monday,...

Happy Feast of St John Ogilvie, Scots Martyr – But Do Scots Priests Believe In Sin These Days?

From Fr John A. Hardon SJ (RIP) Archives... John Ogilvie SJ was born in Scotland of the nobility in 1589 and by that time Scotland had pretty well been lost to the Catholic Church so his up-bringing was Presbyterian. His father, to give him a better education than he could get in Scotland, sent him...

Feast of Saint Robert Southwell, English Martyr

From the Catholic Education Resource Center... ... I don't think there's a single saint who fits nicely in any box the world would like to fashion.  But St. Robert Southwell, a poet, a priest, and a martyr, defies expectations on every front. Robert Southwell was born in 1561 in Protestant England.  Though his family was Catholic, their...

USA: Catholic School Principal Suspended For Defying Diocesan Mask Mandate – Norra Joke…

From Catholic World Report... Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Feb 17, 2022 / 11:13 am (CNA). A principal at a Catholic school who was placed on leave after he defied the Archdiocese of Chicago’s mask mandate will not return to the school, it was announced on Wednesday, Feb. 16. Father Martin T. Marren, pastor of Queen of Martyrs Church...

Poland: SSPX Priest Arrested For Covid Offences

From The Remnant Newspaper... Laudetur Iesus Christus. I would like to inform you that on 10 January, the Warsaw regime arrested Fr. Łukasz Szydłowski, SSPX. The information, with a serious delay, was made known yesterday to all the faithful in SSPX chapels in Poland. Fr. Szydłowski is accused of violating the norms of the Covid sanitary regime....