Monthly Archives: December 2011

Life is Beautiful!

For a sophomore college class many years ago, I designed and painted a poster which depicted my philosophy of life.  Across the very top of the design were the words,  Life is Beautiful. One of the anonymously written critiques I … Continue reading

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But The Most Delectable of Fares is Our Divine Bread

The birth of Our Lord has long been celebrated with such joy and such drama in the Church’s history: Nativity plays, Posadas, the Three Kings, caroling, Christmas trees, Nativity scenes, Midnight Mass, and…….very special foods! Is there a country without … Continue reading

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The Gravest Consequence of the Novus Ordo Mass

Hey, it is not I saying these things.   (I am happy to read, though, that Father agrees with my thinking. )   🙂 The full article is posted at Rorate Caeli: “The gravest consequence of the New Rite is, however, … Continue reading

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Who Understands Latin, Anyway?

Here Father James Fryar, FSSP  counters two objections most  often made against the TLM. Do you ever wonder why the TLM is celebrated in a language most people can’t understand?  Is this what keeps you from attending one? Father also … Continue reading

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The Blessed Roses

(Thank you,  Justin, for the lovely photograph! ) For those of you who obtained a sacramental rose, blessed by Father at the Mass for our Lady of Guadalupe, I post here a suggested prayer to recite in making use of the … Continue reading

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In Honor of My Heavenly Mother….

(since I will not be posting in the next few days) on her Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception, from Kelly’s Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary: St. Thomas, the Angelical Doctor, acknowledges that Mary brought the blessings of heaven … Continue reading

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Festividad de Nra. Sra. de Guadalupe – Feast of our Lady of Guadalupe

Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe! A couple of days ago my brother asked me if I had heard of the candlelight processions that have been taking place annually for some years now, and which converge in … Continue reading

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Beware of Those Who Advocate a Married Priesthood!

They oppose the will of God, and thus, are of the devil. I just had to post the following after reading the comments of one poster on a popular trad blog.  This fellow actually advocated a married clergy as a … Continue reading

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