They cancelled the Mass. The first thing that they did, in Northern Italy, when faced with a medical emergency was to cancel the Mass. It wasn't the second thing they did. They didn't cancel schools first, or close malls. It was the first thing that they did. They went after the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, two … Continue reading Slouching Towards The End
Concede nobis, Domine, praesidia militiae christiannae sanctis inchoare jejuniis; ut contra spiritales nequitias pugnaturi, contientiae muniamur auxillis. Per Christum Dominim nostrum. Amen. Grant us, O Lord, to begin our Christian warfare with holy fasts; that we are about to do battle with the spirits of evil we may be defended by the aid of self-denial. … Continue reading Ash Wednesday – Prayer
Be merciful, spare us, O Lord.Be merciful, graciously hear us, O Lord.From all evil, (*Deliver us, O Lord)From all sin*,From Thy wrath*,From sudden and unprovided death*,From the snares of the devil*,From anger, hatred, and all ill-will*.From the spirit of fornication*,From lightning and tempest*,From the scourge of earthquake*,From plague, famine and war*,From everlasting death*.- Litany of … Continue reading Coronavirus is the Real Deal – And a Global Pandemic is Now Guaranteed
Holy Mary, Pray for us.Holy Mother of God,Holy Virgin of virgins,Mother of Christ,Mother of divine grace...(Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary)When I was in the process of converting to the Church I was obviously impressed by the modern apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary, but I felt like such obvious proof for Catholicism needed to … Continue reading Lourdes is a Living Monument to the Truth of Catholicism
These are two of my favorite prayers these days. They are best said in the morning and will set you up for the day. They are taken from the Blessed Sacrament Prayerbook. I've basically stopped using my Missal at the moment in favour of the BSP. Enjoy! - jdAsk God for the necessary gracesO my God, Thou knowest … Continue reading Ask God For the Necessary Graces
Sancte Michael Archangele, defende nos in proelio, ut non pereamus in tremendo judicio.Holy archangel Michael, defend us in battle, that we may not perish in the tremendous judgement.