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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, […]

La Cristiada

A fantastic lecture series on the Cristeros.  Fr Rickert, FSSP is mostly translating from P. Jose-Maria Iraburu, “Hechos de los Apostoles de America,” available for free on www.gratisdate.net.  Fr. Iraburu is quoting books he has in his possession.

THE HISTORY OF PASSIONTIDE AND HOLY WEEK ~ Dom Prosper Gueranger

PASSIONTIDE AND HOLY WEEK CHAPTER THE FIRST THE HISTORY OF PASSIONTIDE AND HOLY WEEK After having proposed the forty-days’ fast of Jesus in the desert to the meditation of the faithful during the first four weeks of Lent, the holy Church gives the two weeks which still remain before Easter to the commemoration of the […]

History/Symbolism of Renaissance Art & Caravaggio Lecture Series by Ryan Grant

Ryan Grant of www.mediatrixpress.com gave two lectures on Catholic Art today at Our Lady of Mt Carmel parish in Littleton, CO.  I’ve included both lectures from the conference he did. He has a wide range of lecture topics that you can find here Also, Ryan’s blog has more write ups on this subject here  

Dom Prosper Gueranger on the laxities in his time on fasting & penance

“It is sad and humiliating to note that as laxities were introduced by the hierarchy and local churches into the laws of fasting and practices of severe penance, the members of the Church have suffered immeasurable spiritual loss – a loss of at least part of the rigor of those sacred times set apart to […]

Lent is the Badge of Christian Warfare by Pope Benedict XIV

“The observance of Lent is the very badge of Christian warfare. By it we prove ourselves not to be enemies of Christ. By it we avert the scourges of divine justice. By it we gain strength against the princes of darkness, for it shields us with heavenly help. Should men grow remiss in their observance […]

St Agnes – 21 January

Collect Almighty, eternal God, You Who choose the weak things of the world to confound the strong, mercifully grant that we who are celebrating the feast of blessed Agnes, Your Virgin and Martyr, may reap the benefit of her patronal intercession with You. Secret Graciously accept, O Lord, the sacrificial gifts we offer You and […]

December 2—ST. BIBIANA, Virgin, Martyr

Introit Ps 118:95-96 Me exspectavérunt peccatóres, ut pérderent me: testimónia tua, Dómine, intelléxi: omnis consummatiónis vidi finem: latum mandátum tuum nimis. Ps 118:1 Beáti immaculáti in via: qui ámbulant in lege Dómini. V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto. R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculórum. Amen Sinners […]

December 1 —ST. ELIGIUS

Introit Ier 29:11; 29:12; 29:14 Dicit Dóminus: Ego cógito cogitatiónes pacis, et non afflictiónis: invocábitis me, et ego exáudiam vos: et redúcam captivitátem vestram de cunctis locis. The Lord says: “I think thoughts of peace, and not of affliction. You shall call upon Me, and I will hear you; and I will bring back your […]