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Upcoming events, special promotions, news from Saint Benedict Center and our apostolate: all these could be announced in this area of our site.

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Traditional Catholic School in Hartford, Wisconsin Looking for Teachers

Saint Augustine School (Hartford, WI) is seeking to hire two full time teachers (grades 3-4 and 5-6) for the 2016-2017 academic year. Latin Mass offered by the ICRSS each month. Candidates must be willing to profess an oath of fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church. If interested send cover letter and resume to Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.

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UPDATE: Priest Visiting SBC, Mass Schedule Changes

A priest will be visiting Saint Benedict Center from the afternoon of Monday, April 18 until about May 10. Our schedule has returned to normal for both Sunday and weekday Masses. Contrary to what was posted here earlier, this also applies to Masses on Sunday, May 1. Omitting Father’s name for now is a courtesy to him and a convenience to SBC, so that, during this … More →

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The Mass in the Old Testament

In the next Reconquest, we consider the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in type and prophecy in the Old Testament. Topics include Abraham’s sacrifice, the sacrifice of Melchisedech, and the prophecy of Malachias (Malachi), and how the Church Fathers — especially Saint Ambrose — employed some of these. Please look at the video and then give the show a listen when it broadcasts! Also, please Help … More →

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The Papacy: Divine and Limited

Below is a two-minute and eighteen second YouTube commercial for my next Reconquest show. My guest for the show is Charles Coulombe, Catholic historian and author of Vicars of Christ: A History of the Popes (also available in a Kindle edition). The subject is “The Papacy: Divine and Limited.” The publication of Amoris Laetitia and the backlash against its more novel sections serves as a backdrop to … More →

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Saint Bonaventure writing the life of Saint Francis, when Saint Thomas comes to call.

The Scholasticum, Dedicated to Studying Scholastic Theology and Philosophy

The Scholasticum is an institute for the study of Scholastic Theology and Philosophy, headquartered at Rome, dedicated to the promotion of the greater appreciation and understanding of Medieval Theology and Philosophy as it was taught at the University of Paris in the mid 13th century.  For that purpose, the Scholasticum focuses its attention on three fields of study, Medieval Philosophy, Medieval Biblical Studies and Scholastic … More →

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Looking for a Priest for APRIL: Update on Priest Search

We have had many inquiries in response to our Priest Wanted notice. Thank God, there is a real possibility that we will have a full-time priest at Saint Benedict Center in May. The position is by no means filled, so we are still on the lookout. For the time being, we have a venerable old Monsignor offering us Sunday Mass at 2:00 PM. He will also … More →

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MICM Articles in “The Explorer”

The Explorer, the publication of the Federation of North American Explorers (FNE), has its latest issue (Lent, 2016) online now. Sister Maria Rosaria, Sister Marie Gabrielle, and I all have contributions to it, as does Father Lawrence Lew, O.P., and the intrepid and hard-working Mr. David Smith, of the North Star Group in New Jersey (New Jersey? Yes, New Jersey). Give it a read, if … More →

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Urge Parade Organizers: Stop Dishonoring Saint Patrick!

The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts, in conjunction with Mass Resistance, is urging the Allied War Veterans Council of South Boston—the organizers of Boston’s Saint Patrick’s Day/Evacuation Day Parade—to remove the name of Saint Patrick from the event, as it no longer has any meaningful connection to the Catholic Religion of the Apostle of Ireland. [Sign the Petition Here!] Having succumbed to political pressure orchestrated by … More →

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Listen to Past Reconquest Shows NOW or ANYTIME on High Quality Streaming Audio

Do you want to hear any of the past episodes of Reconquest? Well, now you can! Click any of the links below, which will take you to just the right page in the Veritas Radio Network player. Episode 1. Introducing the Reconquest. Guest: Charles Coulombe Episode 2. The Works of Mercy. Guest: Sister Maria Philomena, M.I.C.M. Episode 3. Defending Christmas. Guest: C.J. Doyle Episode 4. Anger … More →

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Modified SBC Mass Schedule for March

Due to circumstances mentioned here yesterday, we have a modified Mass schedule for the time being. This schedule is good for the rest of March, or till such time as we fill the position of resident priest, whichever comes first. There will be one Sunday Mass at 2:00 PM. It will be a Low Mass. We will have the Sacred Triduum, with the exact schedule … More →

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Distributism: Economics as if God and the Family Matter, with John Sharpe

I don’t always cross-post information from, but here is the next show (premiering tonight), with a link to how you can listen to it now… Our thirteenth show debuts RIGHT HERE on March 2 at 8:00 PM Eastern. It will then be rebroadcast on Friday at 7 PM Eastern (6 Central), and again on the following Monday at 3 PM Eastern (2 Central) and 7 PM Eastern (6 Central). … More →

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Priest Wanted

Saint Benedict Center is actively seeking out a full-time priest. The cleric who was here on an experimental basis for the last six months has returned to his home Diocese. We are looking for another priest to fill the role as soon as possible. Here in southern New Hampshire are a small group of religious brothers, sisters, and traditional Catholic lay faithful (200+ on Sundays). … More →

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Donate used smartphones

We are switching to Internet phones aka Voip phones as it will save on our phone bills. But the purchase of the equipment adds up and we are wondering if anybody has any smartphones or tablets (which can be used for the purpose) they are willing to donate to SBC . Besides saving our apostolate money, the Voip phone system will make for a more efficient use of our time. At … More →

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Correction: How and When to Listen to ‘Reconquest’

“Reconquest,” the Crusade Channel, and Veritas Radio Network are all still new. Kinks are being worked out as these new ventures progress. Allow me to straighten out a scheduling kink now. The earlier mentions on this site of when our show can be heard correctly listed the time the show debuts, but incorrectlyposted the times when it will be rebroadcast. The following emboldened paragraph sets … More →

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Chair of Unity Octave

Today begins the traditional Chair of Unity octave, originally planned to last from the feast of Saint Peter’s Chair at Rome until the feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul on January 25. The devotion has evolved into the “Week of Prayer,” since the removal from the calendar of the feast that opened the octave. But in the 1962 rubrics, a priest may offer the … More →

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