Monthly Archives: November 2011

St. Andrew Prayer Begins Today!

I no longer make a petition.  Rather, I pray this prayer as a most apt Advent devotion to help open my heart to the graces of this Holy Season. That is not to say that I deny the efficacy of … Continue reading

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After All That Hype…..

this is what they got at the typical Novus Ordo Mass this past week-end: A Visit to a local Parish The New English Liturgy A Cleaner Translation of a Protestantized Rite By John Vennari   The First Sunday at Advent … Continue reading

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Communion Under One Kind Explained

In view of the outcry against Bishop Olmsted’s decision to eliminate receiving Communion from the Chalice – and his subsequent reversal – I thought it good to post the traditional teachings of our Faith as to why receiving under two … Continue reading

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Feast of the Presentation, November 21

               Taken from T. Kelly’s The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary                 THE PRESENTATION OF MARY IN THE TEMPLE From  the giving of the Mosaic law, it was   customary with the Jews to consecrate themselves to God, and to make … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice of the Mass

THE NEED OF THE SACRIFICE OF THE ALTAR From the Manual of the Catholic Church, 1906 ed. Q.  What need was there for the Sacrifice of the altar, since we were fully redeemed by the Sacrifice of the cross? A.  … Continue reading

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Michael Saw it With His Own Eyes

Michael Voris, that is. Isn’t this the truth?  I laughed at his comment about the “bedsheets”.   I can relate to what Mr. Voris experienced.  Just this morning, while at the post office, I encountered a dear friend and we did … Continue reading

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Remember the Poor Souls in Purgatory!

Since our souls possess the three faculties of will, memory, and intellect,  we can be sure that those we have known and loved here on earth, and who may now be in Purgatory,  do retain memories of us.  How appreciative … Continue reading

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