Holy Face of Jesus

Holy Face Devotion – Devotion for Our Times: Acts of Reparation for Insults and Blasphemies. Feast of the Holy Face, February 25th, 2020 – Celebrating the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

“This Salutary Reparation to the Holy Face of Jesus is a Divine Work, Destined to Save Modern Society.” — Pope Pius IX Devotion to the Holy Face of Christ is of ancient origin, reaching back to the fourth century and before. From the 12th century on, the devotion began to revolve around the Veil of Veronica, held to be the cloth Veronica gave to Our Lord to wipe His face during the carrying of the Cross. Popularity of the devotion grew enormously with St. Therese of the Child Jesus making known her devotion to the Holy Face, with an Archconfraternity[…]

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Traditional Liturgical Calendar - Traditional Latin Mass

2020 Traditional Liturgical Calendar: Tridentine Latin Mass

Keep close to the Catholic Church at all times, for the Church alone can give you true peace, since she alone possesses Jesus, the true Prince of Peace, in the Blessed Sacrament. ~St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina The Traditional Latin Mass, “The Mass of All Ages” is making a great comeback among Catholics of all ages. Do not depart by one iota from traditional Catholic doctrine: Roman Catholicism is pure and unadulterated – as practiced from the time of Our Lord. In these turbulent times of sodomite and masonic invasion with the intent of destroying Christ’s Church from within, Catholics should[…]

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Mary Immaculate

Invocations to Our Lady of Lourdes & Consecration to the Immaculata

Invocations to Our Lady of Lourdes O EVER Immaculate Virgin, Mother of mercy, health of the sick, refuge of sinners, comfort of the afflicted, you know my wants, my troubles, my sufferings; deign to cast upon me a look of mercy. By appearing in the Grotto of Lourdes, thou wert pleased to make it a privileged sanctuary, whence thou dispenses thy favors, and already many sufferers have obtained the cure of their infirmities, both spiritual and corporal. I come, therefore, with unbounded confidence, to implore thy maternal intercession. Obtain, O loving Mother, the grant of my requests. I will endeavor[…]

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Spiritual Communion

Of Spiritual Communion

An extract from the Catholic Classic: The Spiritual Combat by Fr. Dom Lorenzo Scupoli. Although a real communion is at the oftenest restrained to once a day, yet you are at liberty, as was said above, to communicate in spirit every hour; and nothing but your own negligence can prevent your receiving this great benefit. And it is worth observing, that a spiritual communion is sometimes of greater advantage to the soul, and more acceptable to God, than many sacramental communions performed with little preparation and affection. When, therefore, you are disposed to receive the Son of God spiritually, be[…]

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Monasticism in the Catholic Church

The Mission of Monasticism in the Catholic Church

Since the early years of the Christian era, Christians have been called by Christ Himself to life in the world without being of the world (John 17:13-16). The Catholic Church always, and especially now during this time of trial, needs holy religious who will continue in the example set by the “Heroes of the Faith” such as the glorious Saint Colman Mac Duagh. Thanks to monks, prayer continues unceasing on earth, and the whole world profits, for through prayer the world continues to exist; but when prayer fails, the world will perish. (1) This fact was confirmed when in 1634[…]

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Holy Face

How to Pray the Holy Face Chaplet for the Triumph of His Holy Church

“This Salutary Reparation to the Holy Face of Jesus is a Divine Work, Destined to Save Modern Society.” — Pope Pius IX. The Chaplet of the Holy Face comes from Sr. Mary of St. Peter, a Holy Carmelite Nun of Tours, France, given to her by our Lord November 15, 1843. The chaplet is said for the “Triumph of His Holy Church, and the downfall of her enemies.” It is well to recite daily to obtain this. The chaplet of the Holy Face has for its object the honouring of the five senses of our Lord Jesus Christ. This chaplet is[…]

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St. Bernadette of Lourdes

Prayer to Saint Bernadette

Dear Saint Bernadette, Chosen by Almighty God as a channel of His Graces and Blessings, and through your humble obedience to the requests of Our Blessed Mother, Mary, you gained for us the Miraculous waters of Spiritual and physical healing We implore you to listen to our pleading prayers that we may be healed of our Spiritual and physical imperfections. Place our petitions in the Hands of our Holy Mother, Mary, so that She may place them at the feet of Her beloved Son, Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, that He may look on us with mercy and compassion[…]

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IHS Holy Name of Jesus

Prayers and Litany of the Holy Name of Jesus in Latin & English

The name Jesus comes from the Greek Iesous which was derived from the Aramaic, Yeshu. It means “Yahweh is salvation.” Every Catholic should love and have great devotion to the Most Holy Name of JESUS, for this is the Name of our Divine Savior. More than that, this Name is our very Salvation: “There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved” (Acts 4:12). The Holy Name of Jesus saves us from innumerable evils and delivers us especially from the power of the devil who[…]

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Ave Regina Caelorum - Hail, Queen of Heaven!

Ave Regina Cælorum – Hail, Queen of Heaven!

Herman Contractus (1013 – 1054) – an 11th-century Benedictine monk and scholar – has been traditionally credited with the composition of several popular Marian antiphons, including Ave Regina Cælorum. The hymn praises Our Lady, acknowledging her Queenship over heaven and angels, and extolling her unparalleled beauty and favor with God. It also acknowledges her as the mediator between men and Our Lord Jesus Christ, as it asks her to pray for us to Our Lord. “Dignare me laudare te, Virgo sacrata! Da mihi virtutem contra hostes tuos.” “Vouchsafe that I may praise thee, O sacred Virgin. Give me strength against[…]

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HOLY FACE DEVOTION

Devotion To The Holy Face Of Jesus

SISTER MARY OF ST. PETER (from the Veil of Veronica) In Tours, France during the 1840’s a young Carmelite nun, Sister Marie de Saint-Pierre (1816-1848), received a series of revelations from Our Lord about a powerful devotion He wished to be established worldwide – the devotion to his Holy Face. The express purpose of This devotion was to make reparation for the blasphemies and outrages of ‘Revolutionary men’ (the Communists), as well as for the blasphemies of atheists and freethinkers and others, plus, for blasphemy and the profanation of Sundays by Christians. We read in her autobiography: “Then he unfolded his Heart to me, concentrating therein[…]

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Candlemas, Symbolism & Blessing of Candles

The Candlemas, Symbolism & Blessing of Candles

The use of lights as an adjunct to worship goes back to the beginning of the Church, and even farther. Among the Jews and in many pagan rites the use of lights had long been looked upon as appropriate in connection with public homage to their God or gods. It is probable that among Christians they were first employed simply to dispel darkness, when the sacred mysteries were celebrated before dawn, as was the custom, or in the gloom of the catacombs; but the beautiful symbolism of their use was soon recognized by the writers’ of the early Church. The[…]

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Our Lady of Good Success

Novena to Our Lady of Good Success

This Novena, said for nine consecutive days from January 24 up to the Feast of Our Lady of Good Success on February 2, the same Feast as the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, or the Presentation of Jesus in the temple. It is also called Candlemas, because before Mass on this day the candles used in divine service are blessed and carried in procession. The Novena also honors an early 1600 visionary Mother Mariana de Jesus Torres, a Spanish Conceptionist nun whose mission was Quito, Ecuador where she received prophecies for these time in which Our Lady warned of[…]

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