Category Archives: Priest

Pictures from Pentecost 2013 High Mass

I’ve been meaning to post these pictures, but I have been very busy lately. On Pentecost Sunday, my parish church had the first Latin Mass since the new church building was constructed in the 1970s. The Mass was sponsored by … Continue reading

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Blessed Charles de Foucauld (September 15, 1858 – December 1, 1916)

Blessed Charles de Foucauld was born on September 15, 1858 in Strasbourg, France to an aristocratic family. After losing his parent at the age of six, Charles and his sister were raised by their grandfather. While he was in high … Continue reading

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St. Nicholas (270 – 343)

St. Nicholas was born in 270 in the Greek city of Patara. He was the only child of wealthy Christian parents. From a very young age, Nicholas was very religious. According to legend, he would observe the traditional fasts on … Continue reading

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St. Francis Xavier (1506 – 1552)

Today is the feast of St. Francis Xavier, so St. Francis Xavier was born on April 7, 1506 in the Kingdom of Navarre in Northern Spain. He was born into a wealthy aristocratic family. His father died when he was … Continue reading

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Blessed Miguel Pro (1891-1927)

Yesterday was the feast of Blessed Miguel Pro. I did not have a chance to put this up yesterday, but here is a biography that I wrote on Blessed Pro for my parish’s bulletin. Enjoy and Viva Cristo Rey. Blessed Miguel … Continue reading

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It Can Happen Here

In a recent review of the film For Greater Glory, a priest said that while it was a good film, there were no parallels between that time period of Mexican history (1920s) and present day US. He stated that the … Continue reading

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Priest Lays Down the Law on Socialism and Religious Freedom

I found this video the other day. All I can say is “Finally, here is a priest (Fr. Andrew Kemberling) who is not afraid to speak out against socialism.” Watch and forward to your friends and relatives. This should be … Continue reading

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Religious Headgear Makes a Come Back

One of the biggest things that’s missing today is religious headgear. If you look at pictures of clergy in the past, you will notice priests wearing all kinds of distinctive head coverings. These head coverings set them apart and made it obvious that they … Continue reading

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Silence is Golden – Especially in Church

Last Sunday, as I knelt for Holy Communion, a little boy followed closely by his mother darted past me and towards the altar. This Sunday, a young mother hurried down the main and side aisles in pursuit of her baby … Continue reading

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Full Text of Universae Ecclesiae, the Instructions on Summorum Pontificum

The following was released by the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei on May 13, 2011 Instruction on the application of the Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI given Motu Proprio I. Introduction 1. The Apostolic Letter Summorum Pontificum … Continue reading

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