Tag Archives: Pope Pius XII

“Double-minded”

+ J.M.J. Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost Draw nigh to God and He will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners: and purify your hearts, ye double-minded (James 4.8) “O Lord… because the frailty of man without Thee cannot … Continue reading

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Catholic Pontiffs Are Princely Rulers

+ J.M.J. Feast of St. Bartholomew Apostle The Church instituted by the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is governed by bishops (episcopoi in original Greek), Ac. 20.28. But a Catholic Pontifex or bishop is not only known for his 100%* orthodoxy in his doctrine – in … Continue reading

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Christian Prayer – “[Asks] Such Things As PLEASE GOD” (II)

+ J.M.J. Feast of St. James, “the Greater” Apostle Send forth Thy light and Thy truth… (Ps. 42.3- DRV) In our previous post, “Christian Prayer… (I)“, God hath sent His mercy (Ps. 56.4) for evils without number have surrounded us (Ps. 39.12). In our … Continue reading

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The “Rule” of Our Lady and the Scapular Confraternity – I

+ J.M.J. First Day of Novena to the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel Attend, O My people, to My law: incline your ears to the words of My mouth (Ps. 77.1, from the “Introit” of the Mass for the Feast, … 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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Upheaval

+ JMJ 95th Anniversary of the Last Visitation of the Apocalyptic Woman in Fatima, Portugal “I am worried by the Blessed Virgin’s messages to Lucy of Fatima. This persistence of Mary about the dangers which menace the Church is a divine … Continue reading

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Flower of Carmel

+ JMJ Feast of the Solemn Commemoration of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel The Blessed Virgin is a Mother who clothes us with grace and takes our spiritual life under Her protection, in order to bring it … Continue reading

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“Penance!”

+ JMJ Feast of the Apparition of the Immaculate Conception in Lourdes, France “Penance!” Such was the main purpose of the many requests Our Immaculate Mother made in Her apparition in Lourdes; the same request She insisted all the more … Continue reading

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