Tag Archives: charity

In the footsteps of “Little Therese”

+ J.M.J. Feast of St. Therese of the Child Jesus Our “Little Therese” – as she would have us call her – is held very dear even today because she, in imitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel, … Continue reading

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Truth – first in the order of true Charity

+ J.M.J. The Descent of the Holy Spirit – “That the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father has given Me commandments, so do I” (from the Holy Gospel, Jn. 14.23-31). “Jesus Christ,” says St. … Continue reading

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Neo-Catholic rejection of the “Catholic God” of Apostolic Tradition – by omission

+ J.M.J. Fourth Sunday in Advent “The Lord is near unto all them that call upon Him: to all that call upon Him in truth” (Ps. 144.18, from the Gradual of the true “ordinary Rite” of the Mass). But, the … Continue reading

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Impatient Lover

+ J.M.J. Feast of St. John of the Cross Father of the Teresian Carmel “The property of love,” says our holy Father John of the Cross, “is to desire to be united, joined, and made equal and like to the … Continue reading

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Pseudo-Neo-Catholic Church of Vatican II Betrays Its Self-Destruction

+ J.M.J. Solemn Feast of La Madre Teresa of Jesus Virgin and Reformer of the Carmelite Order “… Reflect,” says St. Teresa of Jesus, “on the great damage parents do by not striving that their children might always see virtuous deeds of … Continue reading

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Neo-Catholic ‘Pontifex’ at Loggerheads with the Eternal Word

+ J.M.J. Seventeeth Sunday after Pentecost “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart… – this is THE greatest and the first commandment.” The un-Catholic ‘Pontifex’ in his address to the Focolare Movement last Friday (26 Sept), … Continue reading

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Divine Love Condescending: Authentic Catholic ‘Adaptation’

+ J.M.J. Feast of the Transverberation of Our Holy Mother Teresa of Jesus “O my God… we were all created out of love, by love, and with love, so that we might enjoy You… Who are Love…. You give me … Continue reading

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Our Riches

+ J.M.J. Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Today, again, as at last Sunday, St. Paul, in the Epistle of the Mass (Rom. 8.12-17), compares the two lives which always struggle within us: the life of the old man, slave to sin … Continue reading

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To fly the colors of the Immaculata

+ J.M.J. Feast of the Solemn Commemoration of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel “The Mother of the Lord has clothed us with the garment of salvation and has enclosed us with the cloak of justice” (2nd Antiphon, First … Continue reading

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“Saggitam Electam” (II)

+ J.M.J. Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary The Lord… hath made my mouth like a sharp sword… and hath made me as a chosen arrow… (from the Introit of the Mass for the Feast of St. … Continue reading

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