A friendly PSA regarding “reserved” seats in Church…

... It's Christmas Eve so don't be one those jerk holes that camp out in the pews hours before mass starts, spreading out coats and purses to "reserve" the pew for your entire family. There are no reserve seats. If you do, expect to be scowled at disapprovingly. … [Read more...]

In case you were dying to know how the LCWR went…

... It was a smash hit.Photo source: "Barbara Marx Hubbard smiled as women religious welcomed her to the stage with a dance." … [Read more...]

Against the rumors – Fr. Arnaud Rostand discusses rumors, open attacks, and the state of the SSPX at large…

Fr. Arnaud Rostand (USA District Superior) sat down with Angelus Press’ editor, James Vogel, to discuss the current situation between Rome and the SSPX. No subject was left off the table. From rumors, to open attacks, to the state of the SSPX at large, and in the USA District - this interview covers everything.PART 1: Part 1 examines the state of the SSPX in the United States, as well as the history of discussions with the Vatican authorities, and discussing some of the rumors related to a … [Read more...]

“We cannot be Catholic and not accept the Second Vatican Council” …

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Can you guess what this is…

... I'll give you a hint. It makes Baby Jesus cry.But wait! There's more. … [Read more...]

Do these images offend you…

... "In Fells Point, Maryland, there is the Ale Mary's Bar. The light-hearted fun includes, holy water font snack bowls, a monstrance on the bar, and a 'Chalice Club' (yes, members can drink beer from chalices.)"When I first saw this post by Fr. Richtsteig, I thought it probably not the best idea to use sacramentals in such an ordinary way. I followed his links to these two sources, but they both fail to capture the true level of in which these sacred objects are being profaned.I guess … [Read more...]

Father Marcel Guarnizo personal accounting of the events…

... You may recall the news regarding the lesbian Buddhist "catholic" activist who used her mother's funeral to promote her agenda and was subsequently denied communion at that funeral. Surprisingly, or not, the local archdiocese and Fr. Marcel's bishop took Ms. Johnson's side in the whole orchestrated event.The faithful were cautioned not to make any assumptions about the bishop and diocese involved without knowing Fr. Marcel's side of the story. Well, we don't have to wonder anymore. … [Read more...]

The Eucharist is the Body of Christ…

... The Eucharist is the Body of Christ. It is the Body of Christ. The Body of Christ. Christ transubstantiated. Jesus Christ Himself. Jesus. Even if you don't fully understand the concept it doesn't make it any less so. Either you believe it or you don't.Now if you are Catholic chances are high you believe it. Well, you are supposed to believe it at least. Knowing and believing what you do about the Eucharist it follows reason that you would want to 1) protect Him from being profaned, and … [Read more...]

priest fired over improv prayers…

... this story reminds me of a local parish I visited once where the priest changed the Agnus Dei to something like, "Protector of the Earth, you take away our carbon footprint" and some other such nonsense."In a rare letter of explanation about an internal personnel dispute, Bishop Edward Braxton of Belleville, Ill., publicly responded to the firing of the Rev. William Rowe, who has been pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Carmel, Ill., for 18 years.Braxton said in the Feb. 14 l … [Read more...]