On the Mass Going Forward

 

…each particular Church must be in accord with the universal Church
not only regarding the doctrine of the faith and sacramental signs,
but also as to the usages universally received from apostolic and unbroken tradition. 
These are to be observed not only so that errors may be avoided,
but also that the faith may be handed on in its integrity,
since the Church’s rule of prayer (lex orandi) corresponds
to her rule of faith (lex credendi).
—General Instruction of the Roman Missal, 3rd ed., 2002, 397

 

IT might seem odd that I am writing about the unfolding crisis over the Latin Mass. The reason is that I have never attended a regular Tridentine liturgy in my life.[1]I did attend a Tridentine rite wedding, but the priest didn’t seem to know what he was doing and the whole liturgy was scattered and odd. But that’s exactly why I am a neutral observer with hopefully something helpful to add to the conversation…Continue reading

Footnotes

Footnotes
1 I did attend a Tridentine rite wedding, but the priest didn’t seem to know what he was doing and the whole liturgy was scattered and odd.

Protecting Your Holy Innocents

Renaissance Fresco depicting the Massacre of the Innocents
in the Collegiata of San Gimignano, Italy

 

SOMETHING has gone terribly wrong when the very inventor of a technology, now in world-wide distribution, is calling for its immediate halt. In this sobering webcast, Mark Mallett and Christine Watkins share why doctors and scientists are warning, based on the newest data and studies, that injecting babies and children with an experimental gene therapy could leave them with severe disease in years to come… It amounts to one of the most crucial warnings we’ve given this year. The parallel to Herod’s attack on the Holy Innocents during this Christmas season is unmistakable. Continue reading

New Novel Release! The Blood

 

PRINT version of the sequel The Blood is now available!

Since the release of my daughter Denise’s first novel The Tree some seven years ago — a book that garnered rave reviews and the efforts by some to have it made into a movie — we have awaited the sequel. And it’s finally here. The Blood continues the story in a mythical realm with Denise’s incredible word-smithing to shape realistic characters, craft incredible imagery, and make the story linger long after you’ve put the book down. So many themes in The Blood speak profoundly to our times. I couldn’t be more proud as her father… and delighted as a reader. But don’t take my word for it: read the reviews below!Continue reading

Fatima, and the Great Shaking

 

SOME time ago, as I pondered why the sun was seemingly darting about the sky at Fatima, the insight came to me that it was not a vision of the sun moving per se, but the earth. That’s when I pondered the connection between the “great shaking” of the earth foretold by many credible prophets, and the “miracle of the sun.” However, with the recent release of Sr. Lucia’s memoirs, a new insight into the Third Secret of Fatima was revealed in her writings. Up till this point, what we knew of a postponed chastisement of the earth (that has given us this “time of mercy”) was described on the Vatican’s website:Continue reading

How to Live In the Divine Will

 

GOD has reserved, for our times, the “gift of living in the Divine Will” that once was Adam’s birthright but was lost through original sin. Now it is being restored as the final stage of the People of God’s long journey back to the Father’s heart, to make of them a Bride “without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish” (Eph 5:27).Continue reading

The Greatest Lie

 

THIS morning after prayer, I felt moved to re-read a crucial meditation I wrote some seven years ago called Hell UnleashedI was tempted to simply resend that article to you today, as there is so much in it that was prophetic and critical for what has now unfolded over the past year and a half. How true those words have become! 

However, I will just summarize some key points and then move on to a new “now word” that came to me during prayer today… Continue reading

WAM – The Real Super-Spreaders

 

THE segregation and discrimination against the “unvaccinated” continues as governments and institutions punish those who have refused to become part of a medical experiment. Some bishops have even begun barring priests and banning the faithful from the Sacraments. But as it turns out, the real super-spreaders aren’t the unvaccinated after all…

 

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