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About ihmprayforme

lifelong Catholic; homeschooled our children; have been regularly attending the Tridentine Mass for at least the past 17 years.

The Catholic Herald on The SSPX Response

I haven’t been posting on the hottest issue on the Catholic blogosphere, because quite frankly, I couldn’t compete with the best of reporting on the topic by Rorate Caeli.   That’s where I have been going  to read the most up-t0-date … Continue reading

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Ostpolitik Did Them In – The Cristeros

I’ve been doing a little searching for some information on the Cristeros which would have the most factual and Catholic of aspects, and this is what I found.  It is excellent.  I can’t help but feel a great deal of … Continue reading

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“Cristiada” film Coming June 1

They’ve changed the title to FOR GREATER GLORY.  I plan on watching it, but I have to let you know that it annoys me greatly to hear that the Cristeros supposedly fought for religious freedom.  They did not!   A Cristero … Continue reading

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THEOLOGY OF THE TRADITIONAL LATIN MASS #25

“For I know my iniquity, and my sin is always before me.”  – Ps. 51:3 After finishing the memento for the dead, the priest  starts the “Nobis quoque peccatoribus” – “to us also, thy sinful servants.”  He does so in … Continue reading

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That Problem I Have in Believing The Party Line

To me, the facts point to the obvious: Russia still has not been properly consecrated as our Lady requested.   A question on the subject was submitted to the com box under the post, “It Will Take a Lot More Than … Continue reading

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Traditional Latin Mass & Ceremony for Palm Sunday

Yesterday, we attended the traditional Palm Sunday ceremonies and Mass, with Msgr. Schmitz, ICR,  as the main celebrant.  If you do not know what “it’s all about”, the following video should give you an idea of the most beautiful ceremony … Continue reading

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THEOLOGY OF THE TRADITIONAL LATIN MASS #24

Jesus offers the chalice of His suffering in propitiation for the sins of the world. It is particularly through his anguish of desolation and privation – of feeling forsaken even by His Father – that He merited for souls the … Continue reading

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Ite Ad Joseph!

Here is the last of the meditations for this month of St. Joseph.  To it, I might add that it seems God is offering us the most powerful aid of Saint Joseph to assist us through the spiritual famine and … Continue reading

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It Will Take a Lot More Than a Papal Visit

See, I told you so!  Russia has not been properly consecrated.  Who can believe that what you see in this video reflects anything of that era of peace which Heaven promised the world once the Church complied with our Lady’s … Continue reading

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THEOLOGY OF THE TRADITIONAL LATIN MASS #23

The main purpose of the elevation is so that the faithful may in faith humbly adore our Lord, for what is hidden to the senses, we perceive only by the light of faith.  The phrase “mystery of faith” is not … Continue reading

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