Monthly Archives: April 2013

“Fools”

+ JMJ The number of fools is infinite (Eccl. 1.15). The Spirit of Truth does not refer here to the fool of human estimate. Rather, the reference is to those who, following after the manner of the devil*, persist in their … Continue reading

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When the Spirit and the other spirit breathe…

+ JMJ “Does the Holy Spirit annoy you?” Asks Pope Francis in his homily last Tuesday on the need still of ‘Catholics’ to enact the teachings of the Second Vatican Council (or Vatican II). He continues, “we want the Holy … Continue reading

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The “Voice of Orthodoxy” in the Post-Vatican II Era: At the Heart of the Catholic Crisis – the Priesthood

+ JMJ Tuesday after Good Shepherd Sunday Pope Francis called for a panel of Cardinals to advise him on the reformation of the institutions of the Catholic Church that were surrendered to Neo-Catholicism – the “pseudo-religion” (Ms. bella Dodd, former … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Seeks the Consecration of His Petrine Ministry to the Immaculate Heart

+ JMJ Earlier this week, Pope Francis twice asked the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, Portugal to consecrate his Petrine ministry to the Immaculate Heart of Our Blessed Mother. The Cardinal said that he could only do it “in silent prayer … Continue reading

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“Missus est…”

+ JMJ Feast of the Annunciation (transferred from 25th March – Monday in Holy Week) From the Holy Gospel (Lk. 1.26-38) for today’s Feast: … The Angel being come in… (v.28): What could be the disposition of the soul of the … Continue reading

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“Absolvo te…” (II)

+ JMJ Dominica in albis   Receive ye the Holy Ghost: Whose sins you shall forgive, they are forgiven them: and whose sins you shall retain, they are retained (Jn. 20.22-23, from the Holy Gospel for today). Penance as a Sacrament In … Continue reading

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“Dies Domini”

+ JMJ Saturday in the Easter Week … The Lord’s Day (Apoc. 1.10)   From the Holy Gospel (Jn. 20.1-9) for the day: And on the first day of the week… when it was yet dark… the stone taken away from … Continue reading

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Filipino Bishops to Consecrate Their Nation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

+ JMJ Saturday in Easter Week The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines is set to consecrate the Filipino Nation to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary on 8th June: cbcpnews. May God, through this measure, be pleased … Continue reading

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“Data est…”

+ JMJ Friday in Easter Week From the Holy Gospel for the day: All power in heaven and earth is given to Me (v.18). If Jesus is God, why power is GIVEN Him? Jesus is BOTH God AND Man [cf., the testimony of St. Peter … Continue reading

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“Abominatio Desolationis”

+ JMJ Thursday in Easter Week When therefore you shall see the abomination of desolation standing in the Holy Place… let them flee to the mountains (Mt. 24.15,16). In the Holy Gospel for today, we hear Mary Magdalene weeping: they have taken away my Lord; … Continue reading

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