Category Archives: Tradition

A Member of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter Speaks on the Latin Mass

I thought that I would follow-up my previous post about the problems in the SSPX by presenting you with several videos on the Latin Mass by a priest who is in communion with Rome. Fr. Calvin Goodwin is a member the Priestly … Continue reading

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The War for the Soul of SSPX Continues

Last October, I wrote an article stating that there were three distinctive splinter groups within SSPX. It appears that I was wrong about that. Instead, there appears to be one main, umbrella group working to create an alternative, ultra-right wing … Continue reading

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St. Marianne Cope (1838 – 1918)

In honor of Pope Benedict’s canonization of two new saints back in October, here is a biography for St. Marianne Cope. St. Marianne Cope was born on January 23, 1838 to Peter Koob and Barbara Witzenbacher in the Grand Duchy … Continue reading

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The Astounding and Little Known Story Behind the St. Michael Prayer.

Before Vatican II, the St. Michael prayer was said after every Mass. This custom was started by Pope Leo XIII. Below is the story behind the devotion and it is quite astounding to say the least. The following is taken … Continue reading

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The Fat Lady Has Yet To Sing: the Vatican and the 21st Century Protestants (SSPX)

One of the biggest religious news stories in the last month has been the conclusion of talks between the Vatican and the schismatic, break-off SSPX group. Here are my thoughts on the subject. Before I do I want to make … Continue reading

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The Unfortunate Lack of Proper Catholic Capitalization

As a writer and reader of Catholic literature, there is one thing that always annoys me to no end: a lack of proper capitalization. What I mean is that modern Catholic writers fail to capitalize certain word that must should … 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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A Call for a Rebirth in Catholic Literature

“…seeing that the chief instrument employed by our enemies is the press, which in great part receives from them its inspiration and support, it is important that Catholics should oppose the evil press by a press that is good, for … Continue reading

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Pope St. Pius X Writes a Encyclical Condemning Schismatic SSPX

The schismatic Society of St. Pius X or SSPX has caused much damage to the Roman Catholic Church over the last several of decades. (I will talk more in depth on this subject in an upcoming post.) They continually quote … 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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