Category Archives: THE EUCHARIST

BRAVO, ARCHBISHOP SAMUEL AQUILA, MAY YOUR TRIBE INCREASE !!!

!!!! Denver Catholic file photo by Nissa LaPoint   Archbishop Samuel Aquila participates in his inaugural TeleForum event Dec. 21, 2014. His next one will be May 28. Archbishop to discuss restored order of sacraments of initiation All invited to join … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, CANON LAW, LIBERALISM, LITURGY, MORAL RELATIVISM, RELATIVISM, SACRAMENTS, SACRED LITURGY, SAVING CHILDREN, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | 1 Comment

WE ARE IN THE CENTER OF THE EYE, THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM GETS WORSE

!!!! THE 2014 SYNOD OF BISHOPS   Between One Synod and Another, the Battle Continues The most active are the cardinals, the bishops, the theologians who want to innovate in Church doctrine and practice on marriage and homosexuality. But in … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF THE FAITH, DENYING HOLY COMMUNION, DIVORCE AND 'REMARRIAGE', GAY 'MARRIAGE', HOMOSEXUALITY, LIBERALISM, MORAL RELATIVISM, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, POPE FRANCIS, RELATIVISM, SACRAMENTS, SAME-SEX 'MARRIAGE', SCHISM, SENSUS FIDELIUM, SYNOD OF BISHOPS, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , , ,

CALVINISM IS ALIVE AND WELL IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH TODAY AS IT WAS IN THE 16TH CENTURY

!!!!   Saint_Turibius_chapel . I agree with what Father Longenecker wrote in his article below and I disagree with what he wrote. Existing churches have been vandalized by modern Calvinist iconoclasts.  The destruction of sacred art and architecture is to … Continue reading

Posted in LITURGY, SACRAMENTS, SACRED ART & ARCHITECTURE, SACRED LITURGY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , , , ,

DO YOU BELIEVE IN SACRAMENTAL GRACE?

!!!! LICEITY, the legitimacy of a human act as opposed to its validity. VALIDITY, the reality of the consequences of a human act as opposed to its legitimacy. EX OPERE OPERATO, the effect of a human act is real by … Continue reading

Posted in CANON LAW, DENYING HOLY COMMUNION, EVANGELIZATION, FAITH, FAMILY LIFE, JESUS CHRIST, LITURGY, MARRIAGE v COHABITATION, MIRACLE OF GRACE, SACRED LITURGY, SANCTITY, SAVING CHILDREN, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER TWENTY ONE

!!!! Corpus Christi Cathedral, Corpus Christi, Texas The telephone call came like a lightning bolt from the sky.  In the last week of May, 1983 Archbishop Pio Laghi, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States called me in Pensacola and told … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, BISHOPS, EUGENICS, EXCOMMUNICATION, LIFE ISSUES, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE EUCHARIST, THE RIGHT TO LIFE, THE SACRAMENTS, UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | 1 Comment

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER SEVENTEEN

!!!! Draw a line from East to West starting just above Fort Lauderdale and ending just above Naples, and everything south of that line would be the territory of the Archdiocese of Miami.  Since most of that area consists of … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, POPE, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE EUCHARIST, THE RIGHT TO LIFE, THE SACRAMENTS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | 1 Comment

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER SIXTEEN

!!!! Ordination of Bishop Rice by Archbishop Carlson in Saint Louis Cathedral In 1971 Bishop John J. Fitzpatrick, who had served for three years as the first and only Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Miami was transferred by Pope … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, LITURGY, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, POPE, SACRED LITURGY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE EUCHARIST, VATICAN'S SECRETARY OF STATE, VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER FIFTEEN

!!!! Pope Pius VI with Cardinal Ottaviani on his right. Dan Herr, the former Editor of Crisis Magazine once wrote in one of his editorials, that if the Church had the same custom as the Chinese and named each year … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, LIBERALISM, LITURGY, MAN, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, MORAL RELATIVISM, PLANNED PARENTHOOD, PRIESTLY CELIBACY, SACRED LITURGY, SEXUALITY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, UNCHASTITY, VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | 1 Comment

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER FOURTEEN

!!!!   After I was appointed the Rector of Saint Mary Cathedral and Chancellor of the Diocese, the editor of The Miami Herald sent a reporter to interview me.  The paper wanted to publish a profile of me in the … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, CHURCH ARCHITECTURE, FAITH, LITURGY, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, PRAYER, SACRED LITURGY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL, UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER THIRTEEN

!!!! The Church of the Nativity, Hollywood, Florida Interior of the church as it appears today; it underwent a remodeling in 2000   About the time that I was appointed Pastor of Saint Ann Parish in 1966 the Pastor of … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, CLERICALISM, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, PRAYER, SACRED LITURGY, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH