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St. Maximilian Kolbe on False Ecumenism

CFN, John Vennari:   The mission St. Maximilian entrusted to his Knights of the Immaculata was that of converting the whole world to the Catholic Church. He said,”Only until all schismatics and Protestants profess the Catholic Creed with conviction, when all Jews voluntarily ask for Holy Baptism – only then will the Immaculata have reached its goals.”[1] “… In other words” Saint Maximilian insisted, “there is no … More →

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A Sermon of Father Michael Rodriguez: ‘Catholic Truth, Outside of Which There is no Hope and no Salvation’

(Sensus Fidelium) Many are becoming increasingly aware of the darkness of atheism descending upon our times. It is impossible to believe in God and accept the sin of Sodom and Gomorrah. There can be no clearer sign of Satan’s reign than the exaltation of this sin. How have we come to this point? It is because the majority of Catholics have turned away from True … More →


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A Sermon against Evolution

[This is an actual sermon, by an actual priest. He graciously allowed us to publish it on our web site. Please keep in mind that it was written to be communicated orally, not in print. The standards of citation reflect that. The priest who gave the sermon is especially indebted to Fr. Philip Wolfe, FSSP1] By the authority invested in my own mind, I am … More →


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Meditation by Msgr Charles Pope: Don’t Be a Liar at Christmas

As usual Monsignor Pope brings up some excellent matter for Catholic reflection. Ours is an Incarnational religion. This was a major theme of all of Father Feeney’s preaching and teaching and Msgr. Pope beautifully expounds upon this truth, so necessary for our salvation. Washington DC Archdiocesan website: At Christmas we celebrate the fact of the Word becoming Flesh. But what does this mean for us … More →

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Evangelization Not Just a Counsel, It’s a Mandate From Christ for All Catholics

This is a very good post from the website of the diocese of Washington DC. It is written by Monsignor Charles Pope who often offers challenges to arouse the lukewarm from their lethargy. In this summons the Monsignor isn’t just giving a suggestion. He makes it clear from the last words of our Savior that we are all called to “Go,” make disciples, and teach … More →

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Holy Father Reflects on Necessity of Prayer to Give Meaning to Active Life

For his noon day Angelus from Castel Gandolfo Pope Benedict discoursed on Our Lord’s words to Saint Martha in Sunday’s Gospel: Zenit reports: Dear Friends, as I said, this Gospel passage is very important at vacation time, because it recalls the fact that the human person must work, must involve himself in domestic and professional concerns, to be sure, but he has need of God … More →

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Sermon on True Penitence

“Be not affrighted: you seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen: he is not here” — Mark XVI:6. I hope, my dear Christians, that, as Christ is risen, you have, in this holy paschal time, gone to confession, and have risen from your sins. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.

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Roman Conferences of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe

(From the Housetops is indebted to Father Martin, the superior of the Franciscans of the Immaculate in New Bedford, Massachusetts, for his permission to publish the following conference of St. Maximilian Kolbe in our magazine. It has been transcribed exactly as it appears in the book Roman Conferences of St. Maximilian Kolbe, published by the Academy of the Immaculate.) (The Editor) Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, … More →

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Homily on the Nativity of Our Lord And Savior Jesus Christ

(St. Leo the Great D. 461) The Voice of Peter The truths that belong to this day’s solemnity are truly well known to you, Dearly Beloved, and you have frequently been in­structed in them. But just as this visible light delights in the healthy eye, so the heart that is healed there comes to joy without end from the Birth of the Savior, which we … More →

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Medieval illustration of Pentecost from the 12th-century Hortus deliciarum of Herrad of Landsberg (details)

Sermon of Saint Augustine for the Feast of Pentecost

I. The Coming of the Holy Ghost with the Gift of Tongues foretells the Unity of the Church throughout all peoples. This is a solemn day for us, because of the Coming of the Holy Ghost; the fiftieth day from the Lord’s Resurrection, seven days multiplied by seven. But multiplying seven by seven we have forty-nine. One is then added: that we may be reminded … More →


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Sermon by St. Augustine for Easter

Peace Be To You, The Mystical Body Jesus stood in the midst of them, and saith to them: Peace be to you I. The Heresy of the Manicheans. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.


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Sermon of Saint Bernard for the Feast of the Holy Family

In Mary we praise that which places her above all others, that is, fruitfulness of offspring together with virginity. For never has it been known in this world that anyone was at the same time mother and virgin. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.


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Saint Gregory the Great’s Sermon on the Mystery of the Resurrection

Given to the People in the Basilica of the Blessed Virgin Mary, on the Holy Day of the Resurrection 1. It has been my custom, beloved brethren, to speak to you on many of the Gospel readings, by means of a sermon I had already dictated for you. But since I have been unable, because of the weakness of my throat, to read to you … More →


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Christmas Sermon of St. Gregory

Given to the People in the Basilica of the Blessed Virgin Mary on the day of the Nativity of Our Lord. 1. Because by the Divine Bounty we are on this day thrice to celebrate the sacred mysteries of the Mass, we cannot therefore speak at length on the Gospel lesson. But the Birth of Our Redeemer Himself demands of us that we say something … More →


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Christmas Sermon of St. Leo the Great

Our Saviour, dearly Beloved, was born this day. Let us rejoice. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.

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