John 13:1-15 Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass from this world to the Father. He loved his own in the world and he loved them to the end. The devil had already induced Judas, son of Simon the Iscariot, to hand him over. So, during supper, fully… Continue reading Holy Thursday
(via LifeSite) The head of the Vatican department overseeing liturgy is summoning the Catholic faithful to return to receiving Holy Communion on the tongue and kneeling. In the preface to a new book on the subject, Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, writes: “The most insidious diabolical attack consists in trying to… Continue reading Cardinal Sarah: Widespread Communion in the Hand is Part of Satan’s Attack on the Eucharist
(via America Needs Fatima) The online video sharing site YouTube allows videos of brutal attacks on the Holy Eucharist. Perhaps the worst is: How to Desecrate the Host1: Butane Torch 14 seconds in, it assures the viewer: “Real Host acquired from a Catholic Church.” It shows a Host being held in a needle-nose plier while… Continue reading Petition: Ask YouTube to Remove Blasphemous Desecrations of the Holy Eucharist!
(via Catholic World Report) His Eminence, Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, spoke recently with Thinking with the Church, hosted by Chris Altieri, who is also a regular contributor to Catholic World Report. Cardinal Burke responds to questions regarding the interpretation and reception of the post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia. He has frankly critical words for the… Continue reading Cardinal Burke: It is a ‘Source of Anguish’ to Hear Suggestions ‘That I Would Lead a Schism’
(via LifeSite) One of the chief antidotes to a world “marked by the blight of Godless terrorism, of an increasingly aggressive secularism” and an “advancing culture of death” is to restore primacy to God in the Catholic liturgy, Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, said Thursday. The cardinal was speaking to… Continue reading Cardinal Sarah: Reverent Liturgy is Essential to Fighting Culture of Death
(via LifeSite) Pope Francis sought reassurance after the release of his own document that his teaching was in line with that of the Church, asking one of his close advisers whether the controversial Amoris Laetitia was orthodox. The pope then expressed “comfort” upon being told that the document was such. When Austrian Cardinal Christophe Schönborn… Continue reading Cardinal Schönborn Claims Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia is ‘Fully Orthodox’
Please keep the country of Venezuela, and their struggle for freedom, in your prayers…. (via Breitbart) The Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional reported, citing local sources, that the incident occurred early Monday morning around 3:00 AM and appeared to be both an act of larceny and desecration. The culprits destroyed an altar to the Virgin Mary,… Continue reading Looters Destroy Altar, Steal Communion Artifacts from Catholic Church in Venezuela