Nordic bishops issue letter affirming Church teaching on human sexuality – Catholic World Report

Bishops from the five Nordic countries have released a letter on the traditional Christian teaching on sexuality, upholding the “embodied

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Rainbow pastoral care: Freising is pilot location for “queer church” project of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising

A wake-up call for every genuine Christian | Voice

Hatred for Christians is increasing at an alarming rate. We are persecuted constantly and many of us have been intimidated

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Educational sleazources | Wesley Smith | The Critic Magazine

The Conservatives need to get a grip on schools… As is so often the case, our schools illuminate what happens

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Stop sex-education radicals from infiltrating schools

Practice during Passiontide and Holy Week ~ Dom Prosper Guéranger

The past four weeks seems to have been but a preparation for the intense grief of the Church during these two. She knows that men are in search of her Jesus, and that they are bent on His death. Before twelve days are over, she will see them lay their sacrilegious hands upon Him. She will have to follow Him up the hill of Calvary; she will have to receive His last breath; she must witness the stone placed against the sepulchre where His lifeless Body is laid. We cannot, therefore, be surprised at her inviting all her children to contemplate, during these weeks, Him who is the object of all her love and all her sadness… 

The mystery of Passiontide and Holy Week ~ Dom Prosper Guéranger

The holy liturgy is rich in mystery during these days of the Church’s celebrating the anniversaries of so many wonderful events; but as the principal part of these mysteries is embodied in the rites and ceremonies of the respective days, we shall give our explanations according as the occasion presents itself. Our object in the present chapter, is to say a few words respecting the general character of the mysteries of these two weeks… 

The history of Passiontide and Holy Week ~ Dom Prosper Guéranger

After having proposed the forty-days’ fast of Jesus in the desert to the meditation of the faithful during the first four weeks of Lent, the holy Church gives the two weeks which still remain before Easter to the commemoration of the Passion… 

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: Passion Sunday

With Passion Sunday the Season of Passiontide has begun and today’s Mass is full of the thought of the Passion of Jesus and of the infidelity of the Jews, whose place in the Kingdom of God was taken by those who were baptized; that is to say the catechumens and the Christians.

Spiritual Reading for Passion Sunday ~ St Alphonsus Liguori

The first and principal command that the Lord imposes on us all is to love Him with our whole heart; Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart. (Deut. vi. 5). Because He loves us intensely, He wishes to be loved ardently by us. Hence, He so pressingly demands our love and calls for our heart: My son, give me thy heart. (Prov. xxiii. 26). And what, says Moses, does the Lord demand of you, but that you love him with your whole heart… 

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