Feast of Christ the King

All Kings Shall Adore Him, All Nations Shall Serve Him In his Encyclical of December 11, 1925, Pope Pius XI denounced the great modern heresy of secularism. It refuses to recognize the rights of God and His Christ over persons and over society itself, as though God did not exist. The Holy Father thus instituted…

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost

That portion of the divine Word which we have in today’s Gospel sums up the whole Christian life in the practice of that virtue of charity which makes us treat our neighbor as almighty God has treated us. He has forgiven us great sins; let us in turn, learn how to forgive our brethren their…

Nineteenth Sunday After Pentecost

The man spoken of in the Gospel came to the wedding feast and was cast by the king’s command into exterior darkness because he had not on a wedding garment. That is because he had not “put on the new man who according to God is created in justice and holiness of truth”, and for…

I Know Whom I Have Believed

The following letter from Archbishop Vigano has been released today via Lifesitenews. Tit. Archbishop of Ulpiana Apostolic Nuncio Scio Cui credidi (2 Tim 1:12) Before starting my writing, I would first of all like to give thanks and glory to God the Father for every situation and trial that He has prepared and will prepare…

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

My Son, Thy Sins Are Forgiven Thee This Sunday was in former times left vacant, for since the liturgy of Ember Saturday continued into Sunday morning, today had no Mass text of its own. When later on the custom of waiting until the evening to celebrate the Holy Sacrifice on Ember Saturday had ceased, the…

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

The commandment to love our neighbor is similar to that by which we are bound to love God, since it is for love of Him that we love our neighbor at all. “Two-fold,” says St. Augustine, “is the commandment but one is the charity.” And to enforce His teaching in the eyes of the Pharisees,…

The Carthusians in Ireland

By W. H. Grattan Flood [From The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, 4th Series, Vol. XXII, No. 477, September 1907]   JUST eighteen years ago, in his excellent History of the Charterhouse, Dom Lawrence Hendriks, monk of St. Hugh’s Charterhouse, Sussex, devoted one paragraph to the ‘Irish Charterhouse,’ as follows:- The Irish Charterhouse is the next in…

Winter Approaches

The spiritual equivalent of the approaching demographic winter in Europe and the world has surely taken a firm hold in Ireland. A recent report (April 03 2018) in the Irish Examiner on the state of the Catholic Church in Ireland paints a very grim picture of the future for the Faithful in this country. Contrast…

CDC: Youth Suicide Skyrockets 70% Over Last Decade. Here’s Why.

By Ben Shapiro According to the Centers for Disease Control, youth suicide is in the midst of a precipitous and frightening rise. Between 2006 and 2016, suicides by white children between ages 10 and 17 skyrocketed 70%; while black children are less likely than white children to kill themselves, their suicide rate also jumped 77%….

Selling Murder to the Rubes

On the 7th of March the Irish Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that the unborn child has no constitutional rights beyond the right to life contained in the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution. The Irish Independent reported that “…the seven member court unanimously rejected a High Court ruling which found the unborn had…