As this year’s short Advent progresses, many of us will perhaps be thinking of our Christmases as children. As one gets older, it is easy to become sentimental about Christmas past, even without the benefit of its eponymous ghost to … Continue reading
Rorate Caeli: The equinox is coming. The Roman Church will once again remind us of the cycle of the seasons in this Ember Week in September. We re-post, for those who are not aware of it, this article first posted by … Continue reading
I just read a post on Spirit Daily website, written by a good priest, Fr. Charles Nwora Okeke, who sadly accuses Catholics loyal to the Extraordinary Rite of Mass of “despicably” referring to the New Mass as the “Novus Ordo.” … Continue reading
Tradition in Action: In 1933 when Card. Eugenio Pacelli, the future Pius XII, was Secretary of State of Pope Pius XI, he met his friend Count Enrico Galeazzi, who became one of his close assistants. Read text here.
Crux, Valerie Schmalz: Father Joseph Illo came to be in charge of the Star of the Sea Church in San Francisco three years ago. He has revitalized the ailing parish with his powerful commitment to traditional Catholic practices. “I was … Continue reading
Rorate Caeli: So many great names of the past deserve to be remembered! So many great men and women who shaped the debate in their nations and throughout the world. We now honor the memory of a great Italian, poet and … Continue reading
The Sunday that began this week is called Low Sunday. It is also called Quasi Modo Sunday, after the Latin words of the Introit, and yes, this is the same as the given name of the “Hunchback of Notre Dame,” who … Continue reading
Here are some bullets from his speech March 29 in Germany on the 10th anniversary of Summorum Pontificum. Taken from Fatima Network article by Christopher Ferrera: • “But most of the time, this ‘reform’ [of the liturgy]… was carried out … Continue reading
The Remnant, Father Ladis J. Cizik: Saint Padre Pio was the first stigmatized Priest in the Church, sent from God to be a sign for our times. Francesco Forgione (born 1887) received the five wounds of Christ only after ordination (1910) when … Continue reading
Your author dedicates this essay to his mentor and beloved friend, the valiant Baron Arnaud de Lassus, renowned leader of traditional Catholics in France, organizer of the Chartres Pilgrimage, editor of the magazine Action Familiale et Scolaire and author of … Continue reading
On February 2, forty days after Christmas, the Latin Rite celebrates the feast of the Purification. It is also called Candlemas because on this day Christ, the Light of the World, entered the holy temple nestled in the arms of … Continue reading
Fr. Z blog: I received a copy of a letter sent by the Bishop of Rockford, Most Rev. David J. Malloy, to the priests of that diocese. The rest is here.