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Prayer for the Beatification of Dom Prosper Guéranger

Prayer for the Beatification of Dom Prosper Guéranger God our Father, your servant Dom Prosper Guéranger, Abbot of Solesmes, guided by the Holy Spirit, helped a multitude of your faithful people rediscover the meaning of the liturgy as the source of true Christian life. May his devotion to your Holy Church and his filial love […]

Reparation for Priests and Bishops

 + J.M.J “Between the porch and the altar the priests the Lord’s ministers, shall weep, and shall say: Spare, O Lord, spare thy people: and give not thy inheritance to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them.” – Joel 2:17 Every priest who recites the traditional breviary reads these words each night at Vespers […]

Martyrdom of St Anne Line (27 February 1601)

“I have been condemned for granting hospitality to a Catholic priest; yet I am so far from repenting that I would like to have hosted a thousand of them, instead of just one.” On Candlemas, February 2, 1601, Jesuit priest, Father Francis Page, was celebrating Mass for the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord […]

Ascendancy (Church & State Issues) by Fr Ripperger

In light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states may restrict Church meetings and services based on COVID-19 concerns, the following article is reposted. Despite the centuries long mantra of separation of Church and state by civil authorities, it is clear that it is only a one way street. This article first appeared in […]

Prayers for Holy Priests & Prayer During a Priest’s Communion

PRAYERS FOR HOLY PRIESTS My Dear Jesus, You desire that we pray the Lord of the harvest that He send zealous laborers into His harvest. Deign to raise up in Thy Church, and especially in this diocese, numerous and holy priests who, taking Thy Divine Heart as their Model, will, in the exercise of their […]

10 Basilicas in Argentina

There are 43 total Basilicas in Argentina.  I’m just picking 10 to show 1) Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, Buenos Aires White Basílica Nuestra Señora del Pilar, the key structure of the former Franciscan convent in Recoleta, belongs among the most beautiful examples of colonial Baroque architecture in Argentina. The church was built […]

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 […]