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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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Reconquest Episode 29. Giving God His Due

On this show, I consider a standard objection to Catholic devotion: the charge of idolatrous worship of the Blessed Virgin, the saints, and the angels. I call the show Giving God His Due. The question boils down to this: What is it that Catholics offer to the Virgin Mary, the other saints, or the angels that is due to God alone? What is God’s due that … More →


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Reconquest Episode 28. Saint Robert Southwell: The Truth, the Beauty, and the Gore. Guest: Charles Coulombe

For my next Reconquest, I will be joined by Charles Coulombe. Charles and I will discuss “Saint Robert Southwell: The Truth, the Beauty, and the Gore.” Topics will include a brief biological sketch of the missionary-martyr-poet, the purpose of his poetry, and some of that poetry itself. His was an amazing career as a hunted missionary who not only exercised a priestly, sacramental mission among the … More →


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Mass Schedule from June 14 to July 18

Sunday Masses for the rest of June are at the regular time (7:30 low Mass/9:30 sung Mass). Weekday Masses will be offered only on the following days: Wednesday, June 15; Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, June 20-22; Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, June 27 to 29. All of these scheduled June Masses will be offered by Msgr. Lamothe. There will be only one Sunday Mass on July 3. … More →


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Mike Church to Speak at 2016 Saint Benedict Center Conference: Fri, Sept. 30-Sat., Oct. 1

Join us on Friday and Saturday, September 30 and October 1. Our topic this year will be “Keeping the Counter-Reformation Going.” Speakers will include: Gary Potter Joe Doyle Charles Coulombe Mike Church Of course, SBC’s MICM religious.  Other speakers, TBA! More information will posted as details become available. Register Here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.


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Reconquest Episode 27. Contracepting Heaven and Earth. Guest: C.J. Doyle

My good friend C.J. Doyle joins me for the next Reconquest. C.J. is the Executive Director of the Catholic Action League of Massachusetts, a frequent speaker at Saint Benedict Center Conferences, and an informed and erudite Catholic culture warrior, who has done a great deal for many years to defend faith and family in the Bay State. Our subject is “Contracepting Heaven and Earth,” which … More →


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Mass Schedule for the Rest of June

From now until June 13, the Mass schedule at Saint Benedict Center will be as normal: 7:30 AM daily low Mass; 7:30 AM low and 9:30 AM high Mass on Sundays. For the remainder of June, our Sunday schedule will remain normal, but we will not have daily Mass — at least at this point we have no prospects for daily Mass during that time. … More →


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Reconquest Episode 26. Corpus Christi, Feast and Mystery. Guest: Sister Maria Philomena, M.I.C.M.

Sister Maria Philomena joins me for Reconquest, Episode 26. We are discussing the topic, “Corpus Christi, Feast and Mystery.” Subjects include general Catholic notions of sacramentality and liturgical piety, Saint Thomas Aquinas’ explanation of past, present, and future aspects of the sacraments in general and the Blessed Eucharist in specific, the history of the Feast of Corpus Christi, some of the music inspired by the … More →


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Mass Schedule for Sunday, May 29, 2016

There will be only one Mass on Sunday, May 29 at Saint Benedict Center. It will be at 10:30 AM and it will be a Missa Cantata. The Rosary will begin at 10:00 AM. The Mass will be the Second Sunday after Pentecost. It will not be the external solemnity of Corpus Christi, since we had a Missa Cantata and Eucharistic procession on Thursday, the … More →


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UPDATE: Mass Schedule for Pentecost Week and Following

Another priest will be arriving late tonight (Friday, May 20), and the schedule for the next several days will be as follows: Mass according to the normal schedule beginning Saturday, May 21 and going till Thursday May 26, which is the Feast of Corpus Christi. (The normal schedule is 7:30 am low Mass daily, and two Sunday Masses: 7:30 AM low, and 9:30 AM high Mass). The … More →


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True or False Pope? Part I. Guest: John Salza

In the next Reconquest, we examine the subject of sedevacantism, the novel idea that the popes since Vatican II are not actually valid popes, but either lost their office or never had it for a variety of reasons (depending on the particular school of sedevacantist thought). My guest is Mr. John Salza, attorney and Catholic apologist, who co-authored, with Mr. Robert Siscoe, a new book on the subject, True … More →


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FREE YouTube Reconquest Sampler: ‘Blessed Karl von Habsburg, Statesman and Victim’

All the episodes of Reconquest are free if you listen to them at air time over at veritasradionetwork.com. (See the schedule here.) To listen ON-DEMAND or to DOWNLOAD the WHOLE SHOW (not just the 20-minute free segment that everyone can access), you will need to have a membership. This will also give you access to all the other quality programming on the Veritas Radio Network. Once … More →


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Tradition with a Capital “T”

In the next Reconquest, we consider the Catholic concept of Tradition, both in the general sense (embracing both Holy Scripture and Oral or Apostolic Tradition), and in the more specific sense of those Apostolic Traditions that were not written down. We consider also the related Catholic concept — much abused in our day — of development of doctrine. I talk about the meaning of Revelation, the Deposit … More →


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Students and Faculty of Saint Augustine School

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 mtdevoid@gmail.com. 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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