Today is the 100th anniversary of the visible stigmata of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina.

During the thanksgiving after the Holy Mass, Father Pio received the stigmata in his hands, feet, and side.
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This vision was a great comfort to St. Dominic

Saint Dominic's feast day today. Ora pro nobis. One night, when St. Dominic prayed in the church of St. Peter, he saw Christ sitting on a throne in the clouds, surrounded by indescribable splendor. …
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A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.

St. Basil the Great on how sexual abuse by priests should be punished

St. Peter Damian wrote to Pope Leo IX in 1049 Of Clerics or Monks Who Are Seducers of Men (Letter31) He quotes Basil the Great (329-379): “Any cleric or monk who seduces young men or boys, or who …
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Nothing less, in fact this is compassion for the perverted priest. This could not even compare to the fires of hell awaiting sinners.
Jim Dorchak
Well it looks like times have changed. Fr. Martin talks of NORMALIZING homos. Maybe it is me but I do not think Our Most Holy Father and Pope ..... … More

Warum die Muttergottes einen Babysitter braucht

Die Gottesmutter lässt einen Engel das Jesuskind halten, um den Teufel niederzuringen. Quelle ist das Brevier "Taymouth Hours", 1325-1340
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ungewöhnliches, aber starkes Bild

Why Mary Needs A Babysitter

Mary letting an angel hold baby Jesus so she can beat up the devil and smash his head into the ground. It's from the Taymouth Hours, 1325-1340
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Go Mary, Go Mary, beat that evil beast up, smash him into the turf!

Remembering the Martyrs of Compiegne - killed July 17th

“Courage, my sister, the yoke of a Carmelite is necessarily very light or very heavy in proportion as one’s courage bears it or one’s cowardice drags it.” St. Teresa of St. Augustine (Martyr of Compi… More
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The spiritual legacy of these Carmelites and many more such as St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) is being trashed by the regulations of … More
Please God , give us more courageous religious like this for our day and age.

St Birgitta of Sweden rebuked the King for his homosexual life

So, she was the aunt of the King of Sweden, who although married to a French princess was living a debauched life of homosexuality. Birgitta -- who was married with several children -- infuriated …
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Start novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel (July 7 to July 15)

O Most Beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel, Fruitful Vine, Splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in this my necessity (mention intention(s) O Star of the …
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10 Quotes About Hell from the Saints

1) “I am filled with fear and trembling, and all my bones are shaken at the thought of that unhappy country of the damned.” St. Bernard 2) “I saw the torments of hell and those of purgatory; no words…
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Padre Pio prayed this prayer after receiving Holy Communion

Below is a profound pryer that Padre Pio composed and prayed after receiving Holy Communion. A beautiful prayer that attests Padre Pio's immense love of Jesus in the Eucharist. Stay with me, Lord, …
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Osobná modlitba pátra Pia po sv. prijímaní Zostaň so mnou, Pane, a daj mi pocítiť potrebu Tvojej prítomnosti. Ty vieš, ako ľahko na Teba zabúdam. … More
Great prayer by an even greater saint.

The Oldest Known Prayer To Our Lady

An ancient prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary, the “Sub Tuum Praesidium”, is the oldest known prayer to Our Lady asking her intercession, older than even the Hail Mary itself. The hymn has long been …
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How often and to whom did Jesus appear after his resurrection

The Gospels record ten occasians when Jesus appeard to his disciples in his resurrected body (not complete, e.g. there is an old tradition, that Jesus also appeared to his mother): Mary Magdalene
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Worried about going to confession? Consoling words by St. John Vianney

St. John Vianney spent up to 16 hours a day hearing confessions. Here are quotes from his homilies about this sacrament: It is a beautiful thought, my children, that we have a Sacrament which heals …
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Easter poem (Awesome)

Limbo by Sister Mary Ada The ancient greyness shifted Suddenly and thinned Like mist upon the moors Before a wind. An old, old prophet lifted A shining face and said: “He will be coming soon. The …
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Quo vadis K
Seidenspinner, where did you get the article you posted here?
The Church abided alone in the faith of Mary that Jesus would triumph.

The Exact Number of Wounds Suffered by Christ

Regarding how many wounds Christ’s suffered in total, we look to St. Gertrude the Great, a Benedictine nun, mystic, and theologian of 13th century Germany. She received many supernatural experiences …
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The Irish nuns and the miraculous cow? (Laughing is a cure)

In a convent in Ireland , the 98-year-old Mother Superior lay dying. The nuns gathered around her bed trying to make her last journey comfortable. They tried giving her warm milk to drink but she …
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When a woman stole the Eucharist to make a love [Eucharistic miracle]

During the 13th century in Altari, Italy, a young woman was heartbroken. She lost the love of her life and was determined to win him back. This woman was willing to do anything and not being able to …
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In Lanciano Italy you can see the remains of a similar miracle on display : on the High altar in a monstrance the host (still some bread at the … More

The only known photo of Saint Bernadette Soubirous

Takin in 1862 at the grotto of the apparitions 3 years after the last vision.
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Perhaps the only one at the apparition site? There are any number of photos of her. For example: commons.… More

Les meilleures blagues de jésuites sur les jésuites

Automobile contre coupe de cheveux « Un jeune garçon demande au curé de sa paroisse, un jésuite, s’il peut lui prêter sa voiture. Le jésuite répond : “Je ne te la donnerai pas tant que tu n’auras …
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Un lazariste professeur au séminaire de Toulouse, il y a environ 60 ans, s'adressant à ses séminaristes parmi lesquels se trouvaient quelques futurs … More