Icon of Christ. Lord's Prayer: " And Lead Us Not Into Temptation.

The Sixth Petition Of The Lord’s Prayer: ” And Lead Us Not Into Temptation.”

“et ne inducas nos in temptationem sed libera nos a malo” — Matthew 6:13 , Latin Vulgate. Issued by order of Pope Pius V, the Catechism of The Council of Trent For Parish Priests. “For those who intended to corrupt the minds of the faithful, knowing that they could not hold immediate personal intercourse with all, and thus pour into their ears their poisoned doctrines, adopted another plan which enabled them to disseminate error and impiety more easily and extensively. Besides those voluminous works by which they sought the subversion of the Catholic faith ­ to guard against which (volumes) required perhaps little[…]

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Jesus Christ the King

The Kingship of Jesus Christ and On the Separation of Church and State

And the seventh angel sounded the trumpet: and there were great voices in heaven, saying: The kingdom of this world is become our Lord’s and his Christ’s, and he shall reign for ever and ever. Amen. [Revelation 11:15] Pope Pius XI on The Kingship of Jesus Christ “Do we not read throughout the Scriptures that Christ is the King? He it is that shall come out of Jacob to rule, who has been set by the Father as king over Sion, his holy mount, and shall have the Gentiles for his inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for[…]

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Sapientiae Christianae: The Chief Duties of Christians as Citizens

Supremi Apostolatus Officio On Devotion to the Rosary (Leo XIII’s Encyclicals on the Holy Rosary)

To all the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops and Bishops of the Catholic World in the Grace and Communion of the Apostolic See. Venerable Brethren, Health and the Apostolic Benediction. The supreme Apostolic office which we discharge and the exceedingly difficult condition of these times, daily warn and almost compel Us to watch carefully over the integrity of the Church, the more that the calamities from which she suffers are greater. While, therefore, we endeavour in every way to preserve the rights of the Church and to obviate or repel present or contingent dangers, We constantly seek for help from Heaven – the sole[…]

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Ecclesiastical Tradition

Ecclesiastical Tradition and Teaching of Doctors of the Church

“It is unlawful to alter the established customs of the Church …Remove not the ancient landmarks which thy fathers have set.” – St. Peter Damien, Doctor of the Church. “Let everything that conflicts with ecclesiastical tradition and teaching, and that has been innovated and done contrary to the examples outlined by the saints and the venerable Fathers, or that shall hereafter at any time be done in such a fashion, be anathema.” Second Council of Nicea. “If anyone rejects any written or unwritten tradition of the Church, let him be anathema.” Second Council of Nicea. Today, we are living in a time of the great crisis[…]

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Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre

The Archbishop Speaks: The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre An Address Given by His Grace: Ottawa, Canada November 1975 Ladies and Gentlemen, I have come among you to primarily speak of the most pressing problem of our time, which is the preservation of our Catholic Faith. I am not referring simply to certain liturgical modifications, nor to certain aspects of renewal, which result from the Second Vatican Council. These details, of course, do have their importance. I am here rather to offer encouragement in the struggle to preserve the essentials of our Faith, for our Faith is vital, and before going on, I would like to[…]

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Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Treatise on True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary

TREATISE ON TRUE DEVOTION TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY – INTRODUCTION OF SAINT LOUIS MARIE DE MONTFORT 1. It was through the Blessed Virgin Mary that Jesus came into the world, and it is also through her that he must reign in the world. 2. Because Mary remained hidden during her life she is called by the Holy Spirit and the Church “Alma Mater”, Mother hidden and unknown. So great was her humility that she desired nothing more upon earth than to remain unknown to herself and to others, and to be known only to God. 3. In answer to her[…]

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The Catholic Church and the Cultural Revolution

The Catholic Church and the Cultural Revolution

The Catholic Church and the Cultural Revolution tells the story of the culture wars between the Catholic Church and the Enlightenment over the last sixty years. The battle in America was fought in three areas: schools and education; obscenity; and the family and sexuality. The book examines: the significance of the law and the courts in these wars; the impact of the Second Vatican Council; the main sources of the attempted subversion of the Church; the battles that the Church fought with the media, notably Hollywood; the existence of a fifth column within the Church itself; the new Americanism that[…]

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Prayers to SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL For Special Protection

Prayers to SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL For Special Protection

Using any prayer that you may prefer during the novena, let us pray the most powerful celestial protector, SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL, for special protection against the diabolical forces of pure evil attacking our Holy Mother the Church in the weeks and months ahead.  The novena goes from September 20 to September 29 (or September 19 to September 28, for those who prefer to end it on the eve of the feast), and a prayer suggestion is of course the long original version of the abbreviated version proposed by Pope Leo XIII and said after each Low Traditional Mass.  […]

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Inquisition

Why Did the Catholic Church Prevent Vernacular Bible Translations?

“We were overcome with great and bitter sorrow when We learned that a pernicious plan, by no means the first, had been undertaken, whereby the most sacred books of the Bible are being spread everywhere in every vernacular tongue, with new interpretations which are contrary to the wholesome rules of the Church, and are skillfully turned into a distorted sense. For, from one of the versions of this sort already presented to Us we notice that such a danger exists against the sanctity of purer doctrine, so that the faithful might easily drink a deadly poison from those fountains from[…]

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St. Alphonsus Liguori ON HUMAN RESPECT

St. Alphonsus Liguori Sermon ON HUMAN RESPECT

“Whosoever killeth you, will think that he doeth a service to God.” JOHN xvi. 2. In exhorting his disciples to be faithful to him under the persecution which they were to endure, the Saviour said: “Yea, the hour cometh, that whosoever killeth you, will think that he doeth a service to God.” Thus, the enemies of the faith believed that in putting Christians to death they did a service to God. It is thus that many Christians of the present day act. They kill their own souls by losing the grace of God through human respect and to please worldly[…]

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True and False Obedience

True and False Obedience: An Open Letter To Confused Catholics

The following text, True and False Obedience, comes from “An Open Letter To Confused Catholics” by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, – A popular study of the crisis in the Church written for all to understand. Indiscipline is everywhere in the Church. Committees of priests send demands to their bishops, bishops disregard pontifical exhortations, even the recommendations and decisions of the Council are not respected and yet one never hears uttered the word “disobedience,” except as applied to Catholics who wish to remain faithful to Tradition and just simply keep the Faith. Obedience is a serious matter; to remain united to the Church’s[…]

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How the Projects and Devices of the Heretics Fell to Pieces

HELL, enraged against the Mystical Body of Christ, has at different times mustered its forces to make a fatal assault on the Catholic Church. But Christ, her Head and Divine Founder, has marvelously come to the aid of the Church in each great tribulation. He has forestalled the coming attack, and at several critical periods, He has been pleased, through His august Mother, the Queen of the universe, to crush the head of the infernal serpent. Thus, in one of the saddest ages of the history of the Church, the Blessed Trinity, through the intervention of Our Lady, destroyed heresy[…]

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