Epiphany traditions

Epiphany Blessing of Water, Salt, Chalk & Incense.
Google ‘blacklisted’ pro-life videos from YouTube search results, leaked chat reveals

‘THE SMOKING GUN’: Google Manipulated YouTube Search Results for Abortion, Maxine Waters, David …

In sworn testimony, Google CEO Sundar Pichai told Congress last month that his company does not “manually intervene” on any particular search result…

George Weigel on the sex abuse summit

GEORGE WEIGEL, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, columnist and theologian discusses the latest Catholic news and the expectations for the Vatican's summit on sex abuse in … More
Priest at Minneapolis' longtime LGBTQUEER-friendly parish gives pulpit to gay-married partners to share ‘witness’ story prior to Sunday Mass

Priest gives pulpit to homosexual partners to share ‘witness’ story prior to Sunday Mass

The gay men had with them one-year-old Cohen, a child whom they said was conceived by IVF and who was brought to term by means of a surrogate mother.

Daily Bible Reading 17 January 2019 of Catholic Mass

USCCB. Commentary of the day : Saint Athanasius Restoring the image of God in man Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Mark 1,40-45. A leper came to him and kneeling down begged him and … More
Letter to the Hebrews 3,7-14. The holy Spirit says: "Oh, that today you would hear his voice, 'Harden not your hearts as at the rebellion … More
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January 17 - Saint Anthony of the Desert

Patriarch of Monastic Life (251-356) Saint Anthony was born in the year 251, in Upper Egypt. Hearing at Mass the words, If you would be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, he gave … More
"As late as 1054, Cardinal Humbert of Silva Candida – a most implacable defender of papal authority – expressed the rights of the laity as follows: “According to the decrees of the holy fathers, … More

The laity used to help choose bishops. It’s a tradition worth resurrecting | Catholic Herald

“The Church is not a democracy,” we are often told. That’s sort of true, but it isn’t meant to be a vast centrally-controlled bureaucracy either. As …

Unless you repent, you will perish! (Lk 13:3) /Open letter to the Bishops of Germany/

Dear Bishops of Germany, at this historic time, make a true diagnosis of the state of German theology and admit the disastrous fruits it has borne for both the Church and the world. We witness mass …
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St Anthony of Egypt

"O God, who brought the Abbot Saint Anthony to serve you by a wondrous way of life in the desert, grant, through his intercession, that, denying ourselves, we may always love you above all things. … More

Six French Priests Arrested for Non-Sexual “Abuses”

French Police arrested on January 16 six priests of the Old Rite Institut de la Sainte-Croix de Riaumont, a community of Benedictine oblates which runs a residential village for about 30 boys and a …

Rock and roll nuns in Panama

AFP on Jan 17, 2019 With millions of YouTube views and hits on Spotify and iTunes, a group of young nun rockers play one of their biggest gigs next week, and thousands of Catholics, perhaps … More
The Chinese Communist Party is executing a plan for “retranslating and annotating” the Bible, to find commonalities with socialism and establish a state enforced “correct understanding” of the text.… More

In China, they’re closing churches, jailing pastors – and even rewriting scripture

China’s Communist party is intensifying religious persecution as Christianity’s popularity grows. A new state translation of the Bible will establish…
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Medjugorje Shrine Will Be Enlarged

A group of architects are preparing the extension of the shrine of the [false] apparitions in Medjugorje, Bosnia, according to Archbishop Henryk Hoser, the Apostolic Visitator to Medjugorje. Hoser …
It is unfair to call it false - no such official qualification for that. Using 'alleged' is the proper word. No news editor is entitled to change/… More
"Putting the cart before the horse" - first facts then [never] approval.
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Evangelicals Criticise “Evangelical” Pope Francis

Another Bomb Will Explode in the Vatican in a Few Months A book is about to be published in the coming months which deals with the grooms of homosexual Roman Curia prelates since the time of John … More
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At the Amazonian Synod "the deeper agenda will be the ordination of mature married men—viri probati—to the priesthood. Proponents will argue that this dramatic change in the Church’s longstanding … More

Nothing About Us Without Us | George Weigel

Recent synodal history suggests that more will be afoot at the Amazonian Synod than what its announced theme suggests.
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Is Curia Cardinal Farrell now under investigation?

.. and the stars in the sky keeps falling and falling ... mmm, one wonders ..
Wasn't it rumored that Cardinal Farrell was featured in the dossier that was presented to Pope Benedict before he stepped down?
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C.S.Lewis - The Poison of Subjectivism

This abridged essay contains the essence of Lewis’ arguments in his fascinating short book ‘The Abolition of Man/Humanity’.…/0060652942 ‘The Abolition of Man’, a series of three … More
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Surrender and its results.

For Catholics, surrender to the [gay] world is not in our vocabulary.
“A time is coming when men will go mad, and seeing someone who is not mad, they will attack him, saying, ‘You are mad, you are not like us.’” - St. … More
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Questionable Vatican Advisor Makes Questionable Claims About "Deaconesses"

Women served in the first millennium as deacons “in sacramental roles,” Phyllis Zagano claimed in front of a gullible (January 15). Zagano is a dissident American theologian and …
Here is an Explanation, why not… More
There is no evidence of women deacons in Rome but many in the "Nestorian' Church".