“Idolatry!” “A great evil!” “One of the most pernicious things that anyone could sustain against the proper Christianity of the natives!” The righteous indignation of an angry blogger still fuming over Pachamama and the Synod […]
The doctrine committee of the US bishops’ conference (USCCB) earlier this year produced a guide to evaluating the lyrics of hymns on the basis of their doctrinal content, noting that Vatican II declared sacred music’s purpose to be “the glory of God and the sanctification of the faithful.”
There is a passage read at yesterday’s Mass that is complex, to say the least. A footnote in the Ignatius Study Bible calls a phrase in it, “nearly indecipherable.” So, let’s wade into the text and see what we find. At the center of this reading is St. John the Baptist and the setting forth of his role by Jesus. The first difficulty in the text is most easily overcome…
This Sunday, the Third Sunday of Advent, Year B, Gaudete Sunday, Jesus is still absent from Sunday’s Gospel, but nonetheless the Church says “rejoice.” The readings even give the key to rejoicing: humility. It’s a paradox we easily miss. We can’t be joyful without being humble — and we can’t be humble unless we are “humiliated” according to Mother Teresa and “despised” according to St. Gregory the Great.
Americans who attend religious services weekly are the only demographic group appearing to show improved mental health in 2020, despite the stresses of the coronavirus pandemic and other events, says a new survey.
Paolo De Buono seems to believe that he can do what he pleases both in the classroom and in his private life without any consequences whatsoever.
Traditional Latin “RORATE” Mass LIVE VIDEO – 12 Dec – 0630h CST – B.V. Guadalupe – CANDLELIGHT (Exorcism re: election/vote results)
NB: 06:30 Central Standard Time Daily, I live-stream a Traditional Latin Mass at NOON Central Standard Time (= UTC -5 and ROME 1800h). (Check out LatinMass.live) Before Mass: Rosary Today: Our Lady of Guadalupe Prayers Added: For government officials (SCOTUS) … Continue reading →