Catholic Worshiped

Catholic Worship: The Sacraments, Ceremonies and Festivals of the Church by Rev. Otto Gisler 1888 "No better compendium of all that a Cathtolic should know about his holy religion has as yet appeared in our language than Rev. Dr. Brennan's translation of Father Gisler's Catholic worship. Every Catholic family will find it a household treasure."--Right … Continue reading Catholic Worshiped

Catholic Theology: Why the Catholic Church Condemns Attendance at False Worship by Fr. Michael Muller, 1874

What is attendance at false worship? It is to assist at the religious worship of heretics. To worship God according to a rite contrary to all precepts of the Gospel is a false and unlawful worship of God. Hence it would be a grievous sin for a Catholic to worship God according to the ceremonial … Continue reading Catholic Theology: Why the Catholic Church Condemns Attendance at False Worship by Fr. Michael Muller, 1874

A Consequence of Martin Luther’s Heresy of Faith Alone by Rev. Bertrand L. Conway, C.S.P, 1929

Is not one religion as good as another? Are not creeds in themselves unimportant, and conduct the one thing essential? Do we not frequently meet men who believe in Christ and all His teachings, and yet day by day do things that would bring a blush to a pagan's cheek? One of the most common … Continue reading A Consequence of Martin Luther’s Heresy of Faith Alone by Rev. Bertrand L. Conway, C.S.P, 1929

Refuting the Protestant Errors of Private Interpretation of Holy Scripture by Fr. Joseph Di Bruno, D.D, 1895

The Holy Scriptures are the Word of God. This I will assume as admitted by Protestants generally. But it is clear that if the Scriptures are wrongly interpreted, they become the word of man. For, as the Protestant Bishop Walton says: "The Word of God does not consist in mere letters, whether written or printed, … Continue reading Refuting the Protestant Errors of Private Interpretation of Holy Scripture by Fr. Joseph Di Bruno, D.D, 1895

Key points for Catholics in the fight against the demonic

PRAYER AGAINST DEMONIC SPIRITS AND EVERY EVIL Heavenly Father, I love You, I praise You, and I worship You. I thank You for sending Your Son Jesus Who won victory over sin and death for my salvation. I thank You for sending Your Holy Spirit Who empowers me, guides me, and leads me into fullness … Continue reading Key points for Catholics in the fight against the demonic

The Canticle of Passion

St. Catherine experienced the stigmata and every Thursday-Friday accompanied Jesus in His Passion. Despite Catherine's extraodinary interior life, she continued to serve the monastery in many capacities including prioress for 36 years. The Canticle of the Passion was revealed to Catherine immediately after her first great ecstasy of the Passion. Our Lady desired Catherine to … Continue reading The Canticle of Passion

WHY WE SHOULD NEVER ABUSE OUR LADY’S ADVOCACY

There were two young noblemen in Madrid, of whom the one encouraged the other in leading a wicked life, and in committing all sorts of crimes. One of them one night in a dream saw his friend taken by certain dark men, and carried to a tempestuous sea. They were going to take him in … Continue reading WHY WE SHOULD NEVER ABUSE OUR LADY’S ADVOCACY

The Time The Virgin Mary Came Down And Filled In For A Nun For Fifteen Years

Beatrice, a nun in the monastery of Fontebraldo, as related by Cesarius and by Father Rho. This unhappy religious, having contracted a passion for a certain youth, agreed to flee with him from the convent; and in fact she went one day before a statue of the Blessed Virgin, there deposited the keys of the … Continue reading The Time The Virgin Mary Came Down And Filled In For A Nun For Fifteen Years

Saint Robert Bellarmine

Saint Robert Bellarmine (1542-1621), the great Doctor of the Church, in regard to the presence and assistance of the Angels to men, he affirms: “The Guardian Angels protect men from physical and moral dangers.Nothing that has to do with men can cease being of interest to them. Everything, in one way or another, regarding our … Continue reading Saint Robert Bellarmine

What happen in Lourdes, France?

Thursday 11th february 1858: the first meeting Accompanied by her sister and a friend, Bernadette went to Massabielle on the banks of the Gave to collect bones and dead wood. Removing her socks in order to cross the stream, she heard a noise like a gust of wind, she looked up towards the Grotto : … Continue reading What happen in Lourdes, France?

Reflections on the Vows in Carmelite Life: A Call to Transformation

Our 1995 Constitutions of the Brothers of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel begin by stating that Through Jesus Christ, Son of the Father and “firstborn of all creation” (Col 1:15), we live in union with God and with our neighbours in a new way.   The Constitutions describe the Carmelite vocation as a … Continue reading Reflections on the Vows in Carmelite Life: A Call to Transformation

The Carmelite Charism

A charism is a gift from God to the Church for the world. With regard to a Religious Order, the term refers to the gift which God gives to an individual or group to inspire the founding of a new religious family within the Church. This gift is handed down through the centuries and enriched … Continue reading The Carmelite Charism

12 things to know and share about the Holy Trinity

The Church teaches that the Holy Trinity is the central mystery of the Christian Faith. But how much do you know about this mystery? What is its history? What does it mean? 1. Where does the word "Trinity" come from? It comes from the Latin word trinitas, which means "three" or "triad." The Greek equivalent … Continue reading 12 things to know and share about the Holy Trinity

Prayers of the Angel of Portugal

Despite great interest in the Message of Fatima, many people still have only a confused or sketchy understanding of this Message. To better understand the most important of all Marian apparitions and the greatest supernatural event of the last hundred years, we focus on the essential facts as recounted by Lucia dos Santos, the visionary … Continue reading Prayers of the Angel of Portugal

The Athanasian Creed

The Athanasian Creed This creed is named after Athanasius (A.D. 293-373), the champion of orthodoxy against Arian attacks on the doctrine of the trinity. According to historians, Athanasius didnt write this creed and it also improperly named after him. The name persists because until the seventeenth century it was commonly ascribed to him. According to … Continue reading The Athanasian Creed