Tag Archives: Traditional Catholic

St. Athanasius on the Institutional Church ‘Overturned’

+ JMJ Feast of St. Athanasius Greek Doctor of the Church, “The Voice of Orthodoxy” In the fourth century, we saw Christendom ravaged by Arianism (the heresy of Arius denying the divinity of Jesus Christ). St. Jerome wrote of that … Continue reading

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On Concealing Sins in Confession

+ JMJ And he was casting out a devil, and the same was dumb (Lk. 11.14). THE devil does not bring sinners to hell with their eyes open: he first blinds them with the malice of their own sins. ”For their … Continue reading

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The Catholic Sanctuary Prefigured in the Old Testament (II)

+ JMJ Feast of the Presentation of Mary in the Temple Look, and make it according to the pattern, that was shewn thee in the mount (Ex. 25.40). Another distinguishing mark of the traditional Catholic sanctuary which points out to … Continue reading

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The Catholic Sanctuary Prefigured in the Old Testament

+ JMJ Look, and make it according to the pattern, shown thee on the mount (Ex. 25.40). Thus was Moses commanded, even to the minutest details, in setting up the Tent of Hebrew worship with all the ceremonies to be performed by … Continue reading

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Teresian Carmel

+ JMJ Feast of our Holy Mother Teresa of Jesus (Teresa of Avila) Reformer of the Carmelite Order and Foundress of the Discalced Carmelites of the unmitigated Primitive Rule Zelo zelatus sum pro Domino Deo exercituum (With zeal have I been … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Holy Rosary and the “New Orientation” in Rome in the 1960s

+ JMJ Feast of the Motherhood of the Blessed Virgin Mary … How often would I have gathered together thy children, as the hen doth gather her chickens under her wings, and thou wouldest not? (Mt. 23.37) In the fourth Memoir of Sr. … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Holy Rosary and the “Diabolical Campaign” (I)

+ JMJ Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary When Our Blessed Mother gave the Holy Rosary in its present form to St. Dominic (founder of the Order of Friars Preachers known as the Dominican Friars) in 1214, the … Continue reading

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St. Therese and Her “Little Way of Spiritual Childhood”

+ JMJ Feast of St.Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face God has greatly glorified this humble Discalced Carmelite. He has permitted her to pour out and distribute her favors far and wide and, no doubt, this is … Continue reading

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The “Communion of Reparation of the First Five Saturdays of the Month”

+ JMJ Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord On July 13, 1917, Our Blessed Mother appeared to Lucia (Sr. Mary Lucia of the Immaculate Heart, C.D.) once more at Fatima and told the latter: “I will come to ask … Continue reading

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The Scapular – Sign of “Eternal Alliance” With the Woman Who Shall Crush the Head of Satan (II)

+ JMJ Feast of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary of Mt. Carmel Eight hundred and sixty years before Christ, the whole of Israel, at the bidding of the fiery Prophet Elias, is assembled, with the prophets of their false god, … Continue reading

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