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Magnificent Prayers, Yes — Magnificent Promises, No
By Very Rev. Fr. Casimir Puskorius, CMRI
Among the popular devotions of the Catholic faithful are the “Magnificent Prayers” of St. Bridget... Unfortunately, these prayers sometimes appear in booklets along with the promises whose publication the Holy Office forbade in 1954. This article explains why restriction was placed on the so-called “Magnificent Promises.”
Did Bellarmine Condemn Sedevacantism?
By Rev. Fr. Anthony Cekada
A quote from St. Robert Bellarmine has been repeatedly recycled in debates among traditional Catholics regarding the legitimacy of the post-Conciliar popes. The problem is that it has been taken out of context and completely misapplied...
Music in the History of the Church
Adapted from a lecture by Sr. Mary Bernadette, CMRI
Some of the most important developments in the history of music took place because of the Catholic Church. It was a Benedictine monk, for instance, who about the year 1000 devised a system of musical notation and the first 6-toned scale...
By Timothy A. Duff
Tears are a language all their own. From the most helpless child to the exalted Mother of God, tears express desires and touch hearts in a way that words cannot. What we may not obtain through ordinary means may often be obtained through prayers....
Moral Theology: Appropriating Another's Ideas
Cases of Consience from The Casuist
Question: Mr. C, a draftsman, is told by his employer to try to remember and make a sketch (that is, to steal the idea) of a drawing which was being submitted for sale by another draftsman. Would it be wrong for Mr. C. to do so?....
The First Council of Nicea
By Rev. Frs. Francisco Radecki, CMRI, and Dominic Radecki, CMRI
The First Council of Nicea was convoked in the year 325 A.D. in order to put an end to the great religious and civil turmoil caused by the heretical teachings of Arius....
By Rev. Fr. Messias D. Coelho
...many people do not say the Rosary properly. They convert the Rosary to a vocal prayer... What is important in the Rosary is not what we say, but what Our Lady says to us. When we meditate on the mysteries, she is speaking to us....
The Good Shepherd
By Rev. Fr. Dominic Radecki, CMRI
All Third Order members are called upon to be apostles, assisting their parish priests in the great task of reclaiming the “stray sheep” to the fold. Through prayer, penance, and exhortation, many will be brought back that otherwise would be lost. Let this description of the Good Shepherd inspire you with a greater love of the sheep who have strayed from the flock.
Conciliar Seminary Produces Protestant Minister
Falling Church Attendance in Italy
Religious Persecution in China Continues
Mount St. Michael
Mary Immaculate Queen Center
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