Monthly Archives: December 2016

DO NOT EVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF CHRIST IN THE HOLY SACRIFICE OF THE MASS

 The Miracle of a Midnight Mass Conversion  by Allison Wiggins Once in a while, the wondrous miracle of conversion takes place at Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve.  To glimpse that miracle is glorious. And sometimes it’s the most unexpected people who receive this miracle … Continue reading

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THERE WILL BE NO CHRISTMAS TRUCE IN THE ‘WAR’ THAT IS RAGING IN THE VATICAN

  In a War for Souls, No Christmas Truce Steve Skojec December 23, 2016 1Peter5 [ EMPHASIS AND {COMMENTARY} IN RED BY ABYSSUM ] This Christmas, there will be no armistice, however brief. The pope — especially the pope, who leads … Continue reading

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FRANCIS SPECULATES THAT HE MAY SPLIT THE CHURCH, i.e., CAUSE A SCHISM

Pope says he may split the Catholic Church, according to Der Spiegel DEC 23RD 2016 BY DEACON NICK DONNELLY / HOLY SEE CORESPONDENT EWTN/UK [ EMPHASIS AND {COMMENTARY} IN RED TYPE BY ABYSSUM ] Walter Mayr, the Rome correspondent of the German magazine Der Spiegel, … Continue reading

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ANOTHER BISHOP SPEAKS UP IN SUPPORT OF THE DUBIA

  Interview: Bishop Andreas Laun on Amoris Laetitia and the Four Cardinals’ Dubia Maike Hickson December 23, 2016 http://www.onepeterfive.com/interview-bishop-andreas-laun-amoris-laetitia-four-cardinals-dubia/#comments Editor’s Note: Bishop Andreas Laun is Auxiliary Bishop of Salzburg, Austria. He is also a Professor of Moral Theology at the Philosophical-Theological Faculty … Continue reading

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THE CRY HEARD AROUND THE WORLD; IT CAME FROM A CRIB IN BETHLEHEM

  And Thy Word Broke Their Swords: The Empowering Depth and Dimension of Christmas Avellina Balestri December 19, 2016 OnePeterFive.com There is more to Christmas than just Christ’s birth. It serves as the beginning of an epic, and Advent is … Continue reading

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BURKE: STAND FIRM IN FAITH WHEN INSULTED BY FRANCIS

  Expand Cardinal Raymond Burke speaks with LifeSiteNews Paris correspondent Jeanne Smits in Rome. Olivier Figueras / LifeSiteNews Lisa Bourne NEWSCATHOLIC CHURCH Mon Dec 19, 2016 – 7:06 pm EST Cardinal Burke: When you’re insulted for defending truth, ‘adhere ever more … Continue reading

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FRANCIS IS FAMOUS FOR FOISTING FABULOUS INSULTS ON THE FAITHFUL

    Tuesday, 3 December 2013 The Pope Francis Little Book of Insults I’ve been commissioned to compile The Pope Francis Little Book of Insults. Have I missed any out?  It will hit the shelf at Christmas, for £6.99, but you get … Continue reading

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THE LINK BETWEEN CHANUKAH AND CHRISTMAS IS REAL AND HOLY

  The triumph of Chanukah by Jeff Jacoby The Boston Globe Originally published: December 25, 2003 http://www.jeffjacoby.com/6696/the-triumph-of-chanukah BECAUSE CHANUKAH usually occurs in December, it is sometimes thought of as the “Jewish Christmas.” It isn’t, of course. And yet it is fair … Continue reading

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THE AUDACITY OF FAITH-BASED HOPE

  THE AUDACITY OF HOPE: [THE TRANSOM] [ EMPHASIS AND {COMMENTARY} IN RED TYPE BY ABYSSUM ] Eight years ago a candidate arrived on the national scene who embodied the hopes of a generation. He was a political celebrity, eloquent … Continue reading

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A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FILLED WITH ANGER AND HATE

Pope Says “Malevolent” Resistance to His Reforms Takes “Refuge in Traditions”. Deacon Nick Donnelly December 22, 2016 OnePeterFive.com   (CNS photo/Paul Haring) [ EMPHASIS AND {COMMENTARY} IN RED TYPE BY ABYSSUM ] Pope Francis again returned to his critique of … Continue reading

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