Tag Archives: Blessed Sacrament

The “New Rite of ‘Mass'” – even when valid, always illicit

+ J.M.J. Sunday in the Octave of “Corpus Christi” The calamities that fell upon God’s chosen people of Old prefigured already those that will chastise the Church Militant for its necessary purification. “Now all these things happened to them in … Continue reading

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“Quare Moriemini?”

+ JMJ Fourth Sunday of Lent Why will you die…? (Ezech. 18.31) “On the Tender Compassion Which Jesus Christ Entertains Towards Sinners” A Sermon of St. Alphonsus Mary Liguori (Bishop and Doctor of the Church) WE read in this day’s gospel … Continue reading

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“Without Me, you can do nothing” (Jn. 15.5)

+ JMJ Fourth Sunday after Pentecost Great confidence in God and an acute awareness of human misery and insufficiency dominate the Liturgy of today’s Mass. These two Christian dispositions are closely connected, for it is the consciousness of our nothingness … Continue reading

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The Problem With the “Divine Mercy” Devotion

+ JMJ Feast of St. John Chrysostom The Church, during the time of Pope John XXIII, prohibited with a decree on November 19, 1958 the “Divine Mercy” devotion as received by Sr. Faustina. The Holy Office condemned it, establishing that … Continue reading

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The Blessed Sacrament: Crown of Catholic Triumph

+ JMJ Almost all the provinces of the Spiriual Life are pervaded by a so-called ‘holy discouragement.’ We are something more than dissatisfied, something less than disheartened. When we look at ourselves, at our defeats, nay, even our victories, we … Continue reading

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