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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...

Parents Protect Your Children… From Disney!

Editor writes... It's good to see parents challenging Disney for daring to sexualise their offspring.  It's not easy to stand up to the wacky woke brigade, but is there an argument  for criticising parents who rely too much on the technology that allows them to stick their child in front of a TV screen while...

Pascal’s Wager: Impulse of Faith Or Con-Trick?

From the YouTube Platform... Christopher Eric Hitchens (13 April 1949 – 15 December 2011) was a British-American author and journalist who wrote or edited over 30 books (including five essay collections) on culture, politics, and literature. Hitchens described himself as an anti-theist, who saw all religions as false, harmful and authoritarian. He argued for free...

105th Anniversary of First Fatima Apparition

Editor writes... It seems like only two minutes ago we were marking the centenary of the Fatima apparitions at our Conference in the Eagle Lodge in Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, on 13 May, 2017.  That was a wonderful day. The attendees signed an Open Letter to Pope Francis, asking him to do two things: (1) to release...

The Incredible Catholic Mass – A MUST-READ

Editor writes... Our blogger Catherine has been reading a book entitled The Incredible Catholic Mass:  An Explanation of the Mass, by Fr Martin von Cochem O.S.F (1625-1712) which  she can't praise enough - Tan Books and Publishers, Inc., Rockford, Illinois 61105, (Originally published 1704). Catherine quotes the publisher's Preface:  "...Probably not ten percent of lay adult...

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...

Pope & Bishops To Consecrate Russia and Ukraine To Our Lady on 25 March… Is This Good News?

From Vatican News... Pope invites bishops to join him in consecration of Russia The Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary will be pronounced by the Pope on the afternoon of Friday 25 March in St Peter's Basilica. The act of consecration will be performed in communion with the local Churches throughout...

Will You Give Up A False Apparition For Lent?

Editor writes... It is difficult to keep up with the new "apparitions" across the globe.  The latest craze, I'm told, is the "Divine Will" - click here for more on that... St Paul did warn the Church of the danger of such distractions, when he charged Timothy the first Bishop of Ephesus, to preach the Faith...

Confession Vs “The Theology of Fiction”

From the YouTube Platform... Many people, even non-Catholics, are familiar with this Sacrament, but we’ll take a magnifying glass to it today, so that we can understand more about what is going on. To do that, we’ll start by looking at the concept of sin itself. This may seem almost obvious, but sin does exist....