Monthly Archives: February 2017

HERE IS A POST FOR OLD RETIRED GUYS LIKE ME

Halfway Betwixt Worlds Posted on January 19, 2017 by Edwin EdwinLeap.com Alfred is 95 years old, and sits quietly in his wheelchair, rocking back and forth.  His strength is gone, and his veins and tendons bulge through fair, translucent skin, stretched over muscles of … Continue reading

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YOU MAY SOON BE ABLE TO JOIN THE SOCIETY OF PIUS X WITHOUT VIOLATING THE CHURCH’S CANON LAW

    February 28, 2017, Tuesday —  “Francis received in audience this morning… – H. E. Abp. Guido Pozzo, Titular Archbishop of Bagnoregio, Secretary of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei…” —from the official Vatican Press Office Bulletin of February 27, 2017, that is, yesterday (link); … Continue reading

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IF YOU ARE A CONVERT TO THE CATHOLIC FAITH, THIS ONE IS FOR YOU

Twenty Five Years Later, I Would Still Become Catholic Eric Sammons February 28, 2017 OnePeterFive I recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of my conversion to Catholicism. When I think back to the time of my conversion, I remember that it was … Continue reading

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SOON EVERYONE WILL BE A ‘MEMBER’ OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

Pope Francis visits All Saints Anglican parish in Rome Feb. 26. (Instagram.com/Franciscus) VATICAN  |  FEB. 27, 2017 Pope Francis Visits Anglican Parish in Rome Feb. 26 event was first time a Roman pontiff has set foot in an Anglican parish … Continue reading

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THE HIDDEN VALUE OF SUFFERING

Three Lessons from Lourdes Fr. Paul Scalia THE CATHOLIC THING SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2017 “Drink from the spring and wash in it,” said the beautiful Lady. At her command Bernadette Soubirous, the little shepherdess of Lourdes, looked around for a … Continue reading

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HAVE AN INFORMED CONSCIENCE AND LISTEN FOR THE PROMPTING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IF YOU ARE CONFUSED

John Henry Cardinal Newman Conscience – the “Aboriginal Vicar of Christ” Roy Heusel OnePeterFive February 24, 2017   In light of the controversies surrounding chapter eight of Pope Francis apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, the role of conscience has taken center stage. The … Continue reading

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CARDINAL BURKE CLARIFIES HIS ROLE IN THE KNIGHTS OF MALTA SCANDAL

Cardinal Raymond Burke. (Bohumil Petrik/CNA) . . FEB. 18, 2017 . Cardinal Burke Firmly Rejects Account by Order of Malta’s Acting Head The Cardinal Patron of the Order says he is “stunned” by Von Rumerstein’s account of Albrecht von Boeselager’s … Continue reading

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ARCHBISHOP MARCEL LEFEBVRE’S ADVICE ON HOW TO OBSERVE LENT

The Archbishop in St. Marys, KS at about the time this letter was written A Lenten Message on Fast and Abstinence My dear brethren: According to an ancient and salutary tradition in the Church, on the occasion of the beginning … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU RECEIVE HOLY COMMUNION TODAY REMEMBER THIS

  “The Eucharist is alive. If a stranger who knew nothing about the Eucharist were to watch the way we receive, would he know this? When you and I approach the Eucharist, does it look like we believe we are … Continue reading

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HOMILY FOR THE EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – CYCLE A

HOMILY FOR THE EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Cycle A Bishop Rene Henry Gracida No one can serve two masters. He will either hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot … Continue reading

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