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The Blessed Mother “Beauty Beyond Comparison”

The Beauty of the Blessed Mother From the book “The AfterLife: Purgatory & Heaven Explained” by Rev. Dolindo Ruotolo there is a segment on the soul contemplating Mary. Fr. Ruotolo asked Bruno Cornacchiola, of the visions of Our Lady of Revelation, to describe to him the beauty of the Blessed Mother’s face.   Bruno answered, “It was […]

St. Nicholas Owen, Martyr (22 March) – The Priest Hole Maker

St. Nicholas Owen, Martyr (22 March) – The Priest Hole Maker During the deadly feuds which existed in the Middle Ages, when no man was secure from spies and traitors even within the walls of his own house, it is no matter of wonder that the castles and mansions of the powerful and wealthy were […]

St John Eudes on Bad & Good Priests

In his book ‘The Priest: His Dignity and Obligations’ St John Eudes wrote that God permits bad priests as a sign that He is thoroughly angry with His people. In Chapter 11, Qualities of a Priest St John Eudes writes: Bad priests are a sign of God’s anger ‘THE MOST EVIDENT MARK of God’s anger […]

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 […]

1997 Letter From a Priest to His Parish About Returning the Tabernacle to its Rightful Place

Here is an excerpt from the book “Ugly as Sin” by Michael Rose. In 1997 Fr. Richard Simon of St. Thomas of Canterbury Church in Chicago announced to his parish that he planned to make such a liturgical move because he felt that the experiment of removing the tabernacle from the sanctuary had failed. In […]

St Valentine 14-February

St. Valentine, Priest and Martyr by Fr. Francis Xavier Weninger The holy Priest Valentine lived at the time of the Emperor Claudius. He was held in high estimation, both by the Christians and heathens, on account of his natural amiability, wisdom and virtue. Claudius himself desired to see him, and on his being brought into […]