Tag Archives: catholic

Religious Freedom, Persecution of the Church, & Martyrdom ~ Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò

Back in 2013, one of our priests, during his adult catechism class, warned us about what a future persecution in America might look like. The example he used was from a recent speech the papal nuncio gave at Notre Dame on this topic. Turns out that Nuncio was none other than Vigano.  Here is the […]

2019 Sensus Fidelium NFL All Catholic Pro Bowl Team

Many might not know that my brother (now a priest) and I are big Carolina Panther fans.  We grew up in Spartanburg, SC, the training camp of the Panthers, and have never missed watching a game.  So I figured why not make a post, being that it is the Pro Bowl today, on the first […]

10 Basilicas in the Caribbean

1) Basílica Santuario Nacional de Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre (National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Charity) –  Santiago de Cuba, Cuba It was built in 1926 in the village of El Cobre about 12 miles west of Santiago de Cuba. It is a 3 aisled church on the hill “Cerro de […]

10 Basilicas in the United States of America

1) Basilica of St. Lawrence – Asheville, NC The Minor Basilica of St. Lawrence the Deacon & Martyr is a minor basilica of the Roman Catholic Church in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, United States. The church was designed and built in 1905 by Spanish architect Rafael Guastavino along with his fellow architect R. S. Smith and […]

Prayers Pope Benedict XVI requested for All the Laity to know in Latin

From the Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church A) COMMON PRAYERS  The Apostles’ Creed I believe in God the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, […]

Magisterial Authority & the Binding Force of Tradition ~ Fr Ripperger

Here are a series of lectures that Fr Ripperger gave a few years ago & I’ve included the books that go with these lectures as well.  These are must haves for today’s confusing times. Today, much confusion is created when a current Pope appears to contradict an earlier Pope, council, or whatever magisterial act you […]

Kolbe Center for Creation Conference 2018: Evolution Refuted

We had the honor of attending the Kolbe Center for Creation Conference in Conception Missouri and filming the lectures.  Thank you to all who helped to get me out there to bring you all the lectures. Enjoy!    

Miscarriages & Baptism

Baptize in Case of Miscarriage (pdf print) Baptizing Miscarried and Stillborn Babies: The Other Unborn Roman Rite (pdf … below is from the Baptism section) 1964 Roman Rituale Book of blessings and rites (Extraordinary Form) – General Instructions on Baptisms: mentions about conditions for baptism in the womb 20. No child is to be baptized […]