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    In this time of Christmastide, which includes the Time After Epiphany and the beginning of the Time of Septuagesima in preparation for Lent, we reflect on the Most Holy Name of Jesus as well as the Holy Family. Let us then offer our Rosaries and daily sacrifices, crosses and submission to God's holy Will to relish this joyous time for soon we will be preparing for Lent in early February. Call upon the Blessed Mother of God to guard and guide us through this time of transition when the Joyful Mysteries are front and center from the Nativity of Our Lord to the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary when the official time of Christmastide ends. Let us ask Mary to bring us safely to her divine Son, before His altar where we can receive Him Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity that we may grow in sanctifying grace to help us better focus on our mission as members of the Church Militant to apply our prayers, penances, sacrifices and self-mortifications for the conversion of those who are chained to the Novus Ordo, that they will realize the true Bread of Life is only confected in the Traditional Latin Mass, and let us continue to pray daily the Leonine Prayer said at the end of every Latin Low Mass:

    Let us pray. O God, our refuge and our strength, look down in mercy on Thy people who cry to Thee; and by the intercession of the glorious and immaculate Virgin Mary Mother of God, of St. Joseph her spouse, of Thy blessed apostles Peter and Paul, and of all the saints, in mercy and goodness hear our prayers for the conversion of sinners, and for the freedom and exaltation of our Holy Mother Church. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.


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    Special Nine-Day Novena of Intercession to Restore Christ's Church to it's rightful hierarchical heritage

       Thanks to Dr. Marian Therese Horvat and Tradition in Action, readers pray this special Novena which honors Mary under the title of Our Lady of Good Success as imparted to the 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 the Blessed Mother warned of the dire crisis the Church is undergoing today. Prayer and penance are the only answer, and, as we prepare for the time of Septuagesima less than a week after the historical feast of Our Lady of Good Success on the same day as the Presentation and Purification of Mary, we need to heed what the answer truly is in these dire times. Enough talk, enough supposition, it's time to place it in Heaven's hands. On your knees, folks, we've got some praying to do. For more information on the origins and necessity of this Novena, we urge you to see Our Lady of Good Success.

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    The following 15 promises (the same number of Mysteries) were given by the Blessed Mother of God to Saint Dominic and Blessed Alan in the twelfth century. To every person who devoutly prays the Rosary, Our Lady promises:


    • 1. Whoever shall faithfully serve me by the recitation of the Rosary, shall receive signal graces.

    • 2. I promise my special protection and the greatest graces to all those who shall recite the Rosary.
    • 3. The Rosary shall be powerful armor against hell. It will destroy vice, decrease sin and defeat heresies.
    • 4. It will cause virtue and good works to flourish. It will obtain for souls the abundant mercy of God. It will withdraw the hearts of men from the love of the world and its vanities, and will lift them to the desire of eternal things. Oh, that souls would sanctify themselves by this means.
    • 5. The soul which recommends itself to me by the recitation of the Rosary, shall not perish.
    • 6. Whoever shall recite the Rosary devoutly, applying himself to the consideration of its sacred mysteries, shall never be conquered by misfortune. God will not chastise him in His justice. He shall not perish by an unprovided death. If he be just, he shall remain in the grace of God and become worthy of eternal life.
    • 7. Whoever shall have a true devotion for the Rosary shall not die without the sacraments of the Church.
    • 8. Those who are faithful to recite the Rosary shall have, during their life and at their death, the light of God and the plentitude of His graces. At the moment of death, they shall participate in the merits of the saints in paradise.
    • 9. I shall deliver from Purgatory those who have been devoted to the Rosary.
    • 10. The faithful children of the Rosary shall merit a high degree of glory in Heaven.
    • 11. You shall obtain all you ask of me by the recitation of the Rosary.
    • 12. All those who propagate the holy Rosary shall be aided by me in their necessities.
    • 13. I have obtained from my Divine Son that all the advocates of the Rosary shall have for intercessors the entire celestial court during their life and at the hour of death.
    • 14. All who recite the Rosary are my sons and brothers of my only Son, Jesus Christ.
    • 15. Devotion of my Rosary is a great sign of predestination.


    Prayer to St. Joseph
      This Prayer to the Patron of the Universal Church was prescribed by His Holiness Pope Leo XIII to be recited after the daily Rosary during October, month of the Holy Rosary. Click here to print out the prayer.

         

      To thee, O blessed Joseph, we have recourse in our affliction, and having implored the help of thy thrice holy Spouse, we now, with hearts filled with confidence, earnestly beg thee also to take us under thy protection. By that charity wherewith thou wert united to the Immaculate Virgin Mother of God, and by that fatherly love with which thou didst cherish the Child Jesus, we beseech thee and we humbly pray that thou wilt look down with gracious eye upon that inheritance which Jesus Christ purchased by His blood, and wilt succor us in our need by thy power and strength.

          Defend, O most watchful guardian of the Holy Family, the chosen off-spring of Jesus Christ. Keep from us, O most loving Father, all blight of error and corruption. Aid us from on high, most valiant defender, in this conflict with the powers of darkness. And even as of old thou didst rescue the Child Jesus from the peril of His life, so no defend God's Holy Church from the snares of the enemy and from all adversity. Shield us ever under thy patronage, that, following thine example and strengthened by thy help, we may live a holy life, die a happy death, and attain to everlasting bliss in Heaven. Amen.

    Acts of Consecration and Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

    Act of Consecration of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

       

    Most sweet Jesus, Redeemer of the human race, look down upon us humbly prostrate before Thy altar. We are Thine, and Thine we wish to be; but, to be more surely united with Thee, behold each one of us freely consecrates himself today to Thy Most Sacred Heart. Many indeed have never known Thee; many too, despising Thy precepts, have rejected Thee. Have mercy on them all, most merciful Jesus, and draw them to Thy Sacred Heart.

        Be Thou King, O Lord, not only of the faithful who have never forsaken Thee, but also of the prodigal children who have abandoned Thee; grant that they may quickly return to their Father's house lest they die of wretchedness and hunger.

        Be Thou King of those who are deceived by erroneous opinions, or whom discord keeps aloof; call them back to the harbor of truth and unity of faith, so that soon there may be but one flock and one Shepherd.

        Be Thou King of all those who are still involved in the darkness of idolatry or of Islamism; refuse not to draw them all into the light and kingdom of God. Turn Thine eyes of mercy toward the children of that race, once Thy chosen people: of old they called down upon themselves the Blood of the Savior; may it now descend upon them a laver of redemption and of life.

        Grant, O Lord, to Thy Church assurance of freedom and immunity from harm; give peace and order to all nations, and make the earth resound from pole to pole with one cry: Praise to the Divine Heart that wrought our salvation; to It be glory and Honor forever. Amen.

      Saint Andrew Daily Missal, p. 1906, Indulgence of 300 days each time it is said. On the feast of Christ the King and the Sacred Heart of Jesus, when solemnly read with the Litany of the Sacred Heart before the Blessed Sacrament exposed one can gain 7 years indulgence and 7 quarantines, and a plenary indulgence supposing Confession and Holy Communion. The Act of Reparation below carries the same indulgence but only on the Feast of the Sacred Heart. This is the official text first composed by Father Ladislaus, SS.CC., and approved by His Holiness Pope Saint Pius X at the request of the Procurator General of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts by Rescript of May 19, 1908. It was made obligatory to gain the indulgences of an Enthronement by a decision of the Sacred Penitentiary on March 1, 1918. [A.A.8. April 1, 1918, II. 154.]

    Act of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

        O sweet Jesus, Whose overflowing charity for men is requited by so much forgetfulness, negligence and contempt, behold us prostrate before Thy altar eager to repair by a special act of homage the cruel indifference and injuries, to which Thy loving Heart is everywhere subject.

        Mindful alas! that we ourselves have had a share in such great indignities, which we now deplore from the depths of our hearts, we humbly ask Thy pardon and declare our readiness to atone by voluntary expiation not only for our own personal offenses, but also for the sins of those, who, straying far from the path of salvation, refuse in their obstinate infidelity to follow Thee, their Shepherd and Leader, or, renouncing the vows of their baptism, have cast off the sweet yoke of Thy Law.

        We are now resolved to expiate each and every deplorable outrage committed against Thee; we are determined to make amends for the manifold offenses against Christian modesty in unbecoming dress and behavior, for all the foul seductions laid to ensnare the feet of the innocent, for the frequent violations of Sundays and holidays, and the shocking blasphemies uttered against Thee and Thy Saints.

       We wish also to make amends for the insults to which Thy priests are subjected, for the profanation, by conscious neglect or terrible acts of sacrilege, of the very Sacrament of Thy Divine Love; and lastly for the public crimes of nations who resist the rights and teaching authority of the Church which Thou hast founded.

        Would, O divine Jesus, we were able to wash away such abominations with our blood. We now offer, in reparation for these violations of Thy divine honor, the satisfaction Thou didst once make to Thy eternal Father on the cross and which Thou dost continue to renews daily on our altars; we offer it in union with the acts of atonement of Thy Virgin Mother and all the Saints and of the pious faithful on earth; and we sincerely promise to make recompense, as far as we can with the help of Thy grace, for all neglect of Thy great love and for the sins we and others have committed in the past. Henceforth we will live a life of unwavering faith, of purity of conduct, of perfect observance of the precepts of the gospel and especially that of charity. We promise to the best of our power to prevent other from offending Thee and to bring as many as possible to follow Thee.

        O loving Jesus, through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our model in reparation, deign to receive the voluntary offering we make of this act of expiation; and by the crowning gift of perseverance keep us faithful unto death in our duty and the allegiance we owe to Thee, so that we may one day come to that happy home, where Thou with the Father and the Holy Ghost livest and reignest God, world without end. Amen.

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       We have been promoting the Enthronement of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in everyone's home as Fr. Mateo Crawley-Boevey, SS.CC promoted. Now, as we see the prophesies of Sacred Scripture playing out in our time, we all need to intensify our prayer life. What better way for those who cannot be in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament because of the shortage of chapels where the True Presence resides, than to be encouraged to watch with Christ before a picture or statue of the Sacred Heart and spend one hour with him in a nightly Holy Hour in one's own home with one's own family. Many of us might feel we don't have one hour a day or week to devote to prayer with our busy life because things are so hectic. Yet, think about all the excuses we might give. Could it be things are hectic because we don't take the time to pray? Do we take our Lord's words seriously when He asked in St. Mark 14: 27, "Couldst thou not watch one hour?"


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    Complete Prayer to Saint Michael

      The following is the longer version of the vital prayer composed by Pope Leo XIII in 1888 after his startling vision as to the future of the Church. This prayer was dedicated for the Feast of St. Michael 1448 years from the date of the election of the first Leo - Pope Saint Leo the Great. Everyone is familiar with the first prayer below which was mandated by His Holiness as part of the Leonine Prayers after Low Mass. After Vatican II, in legion with the devil Giovanni Montini outlawed this necessary prayer and then one wonders how "the smoke of satan" got into the sanctuary? The conciliarists wanted to make sure the words in bold below would never see the light of day again for in it Leo foretold what would happen: The shepherd would be struck, the sheep scattered. Below are both the short and longer versions of this poignant prayer which should never be forgotten.

          Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle, be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him we humbly pray, and do thou, O heavenly hosts, by the power of God, thrust into hell satan and all the evil spirits who prowl about the world for the ruin of souls. Amen.

      O glorious Archangel Saint Michael, Prince of the heavenly host, be our defense in the terrible warfare which we carry on against principalities and powers, against the rulers of this world of darkness, spirits of evil. Come to the aid of man, whom God created immortal, made in His own image and likeness, and redeemed at a great price from the tyranny of the devil. Fight this day the battle of our Lord, together with the holy angels, as already thou hast fought the leader of the proud angels, Lucifer, and his apostate host, who were powerless to resist thee, nor was there place for them any longer in Heaven. That cruel, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil or Satan who seduces the whole world, was cast into the abyss with his angels. Behold this primeval enemy and slayer of men has taken courage. Transformed into an angel of light, he wanders about with all the multitude of wicked spirits, invading the earth in order to blot out the Name of God and of His Christ, to seize upon, slay, and cast into eternal perdition, souls destined for the crown of eternal glory. That wicked dragon pours out. as a most impure flood, the venom of his malice on men of depraved mind and corrupt heart, the spirit of lying, of impiety, of blasphemy, and the pestilent breath of impurity, and of every vice and iniquity. These most crafty enemies have filled and inebriated with gall and bitterness the Church, the spouse of the Immaculate Lamb, and have laid impious hands on Her most sacred possessions. In the Holy Place itself, where has been set up the See of the most holy Peter and the Chair of Truth for the light of the world, they have raised the throne of their abominable impiety with the iniquitous design that when the Pastor has been struck the sheep may be scattered. Arise then, O invincible Prince, bring help against the attacks of the lost spirits to the people of God, and give them the victory. They venerate thee as their protector and patron; in thee holy Church glories as her defense against the malicious powers of hell; to thee has God entrusted the souls of men to be established in heavenly beatitude. Oh, pray to the God of peace that He may put Satan under our feet, so far conquered that he may no longer be able to hold men in captivity and harm the Church. Offer our prayers in the sight of the Most High, so that they may quickly conciliate the mercies of the Lord; and beating down the dragon, the ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, do thou again make him captive in the abyss, that he may no longer seduce the nations. Amen.

      V: Behold the Cross of the Lord; be scattered ye hostile powers.
      R: The Lion of the Tribe of Juda has conquered the root of David.
      V: Let Thy mercies be upon us, O Lord.
      R: As we have hoped in Thee.
      V: O Lord hear my prayer.
      R: And let my cry come unto Thee.

      V: Let us pray. O God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, we call upon Thy holy Name, and as suppliants, we implore Thy clemency, that by the intercession of Mary, ever Virgin, immaculate and our Mother, and of the glorious Archangel Saint Michael, Thou wouldst deign to help us against Satan and all other unclean spirits, who wander about the world for the injury of the human race and the ruin of our souls. Amen.

       Everyone between 21 and 59 years of age is bound to observe the law of fast. The days of fast are all the days in Lent, all days of partial abstinence except Sundays. On days of fast only one full meal is allowed. Two other meatless meals, sufficient to maintain strength may be taken according to each one's need, but together they should not equal another full meal. Meat may be taken at the principal meal on a day of fast except on days of complete abstinence. Eating between meals is not permitted but liquids, including milk and fruit juices are allowed. When health or ability to work would be seriously affected, the law does not oblige. In doubt concerning fast or abstinence, consult your parish priest or confessor.

    (Adopted by the heirarchy of the United States, November 1958)


       

      Everyone over 7 years of age is bound to observe the law of abstinence. Complete abstinence is to be observed on Fridays, Ash Wednesday, Holy Saturday and the Vigils of the Immaculate Conception (December 7) and Christmas (December 24). On days of complete abstinence, meat and soup or gravy made from meat may not be used at all. Partial abstinence is to be observed on Ember Wednesdays and Saturdays and the vigil of Pentecost (Saturday before). On days of partial abstinence, (which are all the days of Lent for those bound by the laws of fasting) which are not complete abstinence days or Sundays, meat and soup or gravy made from meat may be taken only once a day at the principal meal.


    Prayer to St. Jude

         Most holy apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of hopeless cases, of things almost despaired of. Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Make use I implore you, of that particular privilege given to you, to bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly (here make your request) and that I may praise God with you and all the elect forever. I promise, O blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor, to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you. Amen.







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    NOTE: If you have a traditional parish, submit your classifieds for possible inclusion on this page. In order to be included the priest/pastor must be a true priest who does not compromise one iota with the apostate Vatican II CONciLIAR church. Below the various Mass sites are listed by state in the natural flow of left to right, beginning with California and ending with Maine.



    California

    SAN DIEGO
    Our Lady of Fatima
    NTC North Chapel at Liberty Station
    2881 Roosevelt Road
    San Diego, CA 92106
    SUNDAYS: Confessions 8:15 - 8:50 a.m.
    Rosary: 8:30 a.m.
    9 a.m. Holy Mass
    Saturday Mass 9:30 a.m.
    Our Mother of Perpetual Help Devotions immediately after Saturday Mass at the Chapel on 2104 Division St.
    National City, CA 91950
    Louis' day phone:
    (619) 267-9714
    Our Lady of Fatima Parish
    call Mr. Torben Bruck
    (619) 244-8766
    or
    (616)558-5381
    Pastor: Fr. Gerard McKee, CMRI

    FONTANA
    Our Lady of Lourdes
    16010 Boyle Ave
    Fontana, CA 92337
    SUNDAYS: Confessions & Rosary 12:30 p.m.
    1 p.m. Holy Mass
    Our Lady of Lourdes Parish
    call (909) 829-0997
    or
    (616)558-5381
    Pastor: Fr. Gerard McKee, CMRI

    SANTA CLARITA
    Queen of Angels
    24244 Newhall Ave
    Santa Clarita, CA 91321
    SUNDAYS: 8 & 11 a.m., 5 p.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 8:30 a.m.
    Saturday: 9:00 a.m
    First Friday Mass: 7:00 p.m.
    Confessions & Rosary 30 minutes before Masses
    Queen of Angels Parish
    call Fr. Dominic Radecki CMRI (661) 255-9849
    Cell: (661) 618-0075
    Rectory: (661) 269-4943

    MARTINEZ
    Blessed Sacrament Church
    1150 Mellus St.
    Martinez, CA 94553
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (925)228-9852
    Pastor: Fr. Thomas Zapp

    MODESTO
    St. John Bosco Church
    1606 Imperial Ave.
    Modesto, CA 95358
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (209)538-3318
    Pastor: Fr. Thomas Zapp

    Oregon

    REDMOND
    Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Chapel
    Mass: 9 a.m. on Second Sunday of month
    for more information
    call (541) 548-6416

    Washington

    TACOMA
    St. Mary's
    757 138th St. S.
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    SUNDAYS: 8 & 10:30 a.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 11:30 a.m.
    Friday: 6:30 p.m.
    Saturday: 9:00 a.m
    Confessions: Half-hour before Weekend Masses
    Tuesday: 7:30 p.m. Holy Hour
    St. Mary's Parish
    call Fr. Michael Anaya (253) 535-9477

    SEATTLE
    Holy Redeemer Chapel
    11824 10th Ave. SW
    Seattle, WA 98146
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (206)901-9991
    Pastor: Fr. Ercoli

    SEQUIM
    St. Philomena's Mission
    Sequim, WA
    For Mass & Confession times

    call (253) 535-9477
    Pastor: Fr. Michael Sautner

    TRI-CITIES AREA
    St. Louis Marie de Montfort Mission
    Sunday Mass 5 p.m.
    Second Sunday of the month
    Confessions at 4:30 p.m.

    call (509) 948-2559
    Pastor: Priests from Mt. St. Michael's

    SPOKANE
    Mount St. Michael
    8500 N. St. Michael's Rd.
    Spokane, WA 99217
    SUNDAYS: 8 & 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 6:40 & 11:40 a.m.
    Saturday: 8:00 a.m
    First Friday Mass: add 6:00 p.m.
    Confessions & Rosary before Masses; 6-7 p.m. Saturdays;
    Tuesday: 7:30 p.m. Holy Hour
    Mount Saint Michael Parish
    call Parish/School office (509) 467-0986 Ext. 100<
    Pastor: Fr. Casimir Puskorius, CMRI


    Our Lady of Guadalupe
    3914 N. Lidgerwood
    Spokane, WA 99207
    SUNDAYS: 8:30 & 10:45 a.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 8 a.m.
    Friday: 6 p.m.
    Saturday: 8:30 a.m
    Confessions before Masses;
    4-4:30 p.m. Saturdays;
    Our Lady of Guadalupe
    follow on "MASS CAM"
    call Fr. Kevin Vaillancourt (509) 489-6602

    Idaho

    RATHDRUM
    Mary Immaculate Queen
    15384 N. Church Rd.
    Rathdrum, ID 83858
    SUNDAYS: 7 & 9 a.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 11:30 a.m.
    Thursday: 11:30 a.m
    Saturday 8:00 a.m.
    Confessions before weekend Masses; 7-7:30 p.m. Saturdays
    Mary Immaculate Queen
    call Fr. Benedict Hughes, CMRI (208) 687-0290

    BOISE

    2nd Saturday of the month
    6:00 p.m.
    Mass onnce a month
    call 509-868-5867
    or
    208-559-1426
    Fr. Bernard Welp, CMRI

    Nevada

    LAS VEGAS
    St. Joseph's
    131 9th St.
    Las Vegas, NV 89101
    SUNDAYS: 8 & 10 a.m.; Noon (Sermon in Spanish),
    4 p.m. (Needles, NV)
    WEEKDAYS: 8 a.m.
    Holy Days: 8 a.m. & 5:30 p.m
    Confessions 3-5 p.m. and before Sunday Mass
    St. Joseph's Traditional Catholic Church
    call Fr. Courtney Edward Krier
    (702) 384-1223

    Arizona

    PHOENIX
    Queen of the Holy Rosary
    2533 W. Myrtle Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85051
    SUNDAYS: 9 a.m.
    Tues-Sat: 11:15 a.m.
    Rosary 8:30 a.m. Sundays
    Confessions before Mass
    Queen of the Holy Rosary
    call Fr. Ephrem Cordova, CMRI (602) 244-8765

    EL MIRAGE
    Our Lady of the Sun
    12546 W. Peoria Ave.
    El Mirage, AZ 85335
    SUNDAYS: 9 a.m.
    Mon-Fri: 8 a.m.
    Saturdays 9 a.m.
    Confessions before Mass 8:15-8:45
    Our Lady of the Sun
    call Fr. Federico Palma (623) 583-1027

    TUCSON
    Queen of the Holy Rosary
    Windmill Suites
    4250 N. Campbell Ave
    Tuscon, Arizona 85718
    SUNDAYS: 5 p.m.
    Rosary & Confessions before Mass
    Queen of the Holy Rosary
    call (520) 743-2305
    or (602) 244-8765
    Fr. Ephrem Cordova, CMRI

    SNOWFLAKE/CONCHO
    St. Philomena Mission
    Mass every other month
    call 928-536-2915
    Fr. Ephrem Cordova, CMRI

    Colorado

    DENVER
    Our Lady of the Snow Parish
    4202 Lamar St.
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
    WEEKENDS: 9 a.m.
    Confessions at 8:15 a.m.
    Our Lady of the Snow
    call Pastor Fr. Luis Jurado
    (970) 323-5057
    or Asst. Pastor: Fr. Bernard Uttley, OSB
    (970) 287-1115

    OLATHE
    St. Joseph's Catholic Church
    59350 Carnation Rd.
    Olathe, CO 81425
    SUNDAYS: 8 & 10 a.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 8 a.m.
    Wednesday: Holy Hour at 6:30 p.m. followed by Benediction
    Confessions before Sunday Mass and during Holy Hour
    St. Joseph's Catholic Church
    call (720) 234-3108 or (720) 323-5057
    Pastor: Fr. Gregory Drahman, CMRI

    COLORADO SPRINGS
    Our Lady Help of Christians Mission
    920 E. Cache La Poudre
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903
    SUNDAYS: 1:30 p.m.
    Confessions 12:30 p.m.
    Our Lady Help of Christians
    call (970) 323-0243
    Pastor: Fr. Luis Jurado

    COLORADO SPRINGS
    St. Cyril of Alexandria Chapel
    Le Clarion Hotel
    314 West Bijou St.
    Colorado Springs, CO 80905
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (719) 471-8680
    Pastor: Fr. Eugene Berry

    GRAND JUNCTION*
    St. John Vianney Chapel
    3424 Kerns, Clifton, CO 81520
    SUNDAYS: 1st Sunday: 5:30 a.m.; 3rd Sunday: 5:30 p.m.
    Confessions before Mass
    St. John Vianney Chapel
    call (970) 434-2213
    Pastor: Fr. Gregory Drahman, CMRI

    MANCOS
    Our Lady of Sorrows Mission
    Mancos, CO
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (970) 533-7710
    Pastor: Fr. Luis Jurado

    TRINIDAD
    St. Philomena Mission
    Trinidad, CO
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (719) 846-4361
    Pastor: Fr. Luis Jurado

    AURORA
    Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Chapel
    2566 Sable Boulevard
    Aurora, CO 80011
    SUNDAYS: 8 and 10 a.m.
    Saturday: 8 a.m.
    Confessions after Sat. Mass and before Sunday Masses
    Our Lady of Victory Chapel
    call (303) 364-8040
    Pastor: Fr. Eugene Berry

    BURLINGTON
    Immaculate Conception Church
    228 11th St.
    Burlington, CO 80807
    SUNDAYS: 8 a.m.
    Confessions: 7:30 a.m.
    call (719) 346-0379
    Pastor: Fr. Carlos Borja

    Texas

    HOUSTON Area
    St. Jude's Traditional Parish
    3101 Highway 90-A West
    Stafford, TX 77477
    SUNDAYS: 8 & 10 a.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 10 a.m.
    Confessions: before Sunday Masses
    St. Jude Shrine
    call Fr. Louis Campbell
    (281) 499-1813

    HORIZON
    Our Mother of Perpetual Help Chapel
    4161 Square Dance Rd.
    Horizon, TX 79938
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (915) 857-7148
    Pastor: Fr. Roberto Mardones

    ARLINGTON
    Roman Catholic Franciscan Mission
    2410 Superior St., Suite E
    Arlington, TX 76013
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (337) 278-4655
    Pastor: Fr. Francis Miller, OFM

    Oklahoma

    EDMOND
    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Chapel
    Sunday Mass: 4:30 p.m.
    Confessions at 4 p.m.
    Since air travel delays are possible
    call (405) 340-3173
    Pastor: Fr. Gregory Drahman, CMRI

    Kansas

    GORHAM
    St. Philomena Chapel
    Gorham, KS
    Sunday Mass 4 p.m. once a month
    call (402) 571-4404
    Pastor: Bishop Mark Pivarunas, CMRI

    TOPEKA
    Sacred Heart Chapel
    Topeka, KS
    Sunday Mass 6 p.m. once a month
    call (785) 969-1172
    Pastor: Bishop Mark Pivarunas, CMRI

    Nebraska

    OMAHA
    Mary Immaculate Church
    7745 Military Ave
    Omaha, NE 68134
    SUNDAYS: 8 & 10 a.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 7 a.m.
    Wednesday: 11:15 a.m.
    Friday: 6 p.m. followed by Benediction
    Saturday: 7:30 a.m.
    Confessions before Friday & Sunday Masses; after Sat. Mass
    Mary Immaculate
    call Bishop Mark Pivarunas, CMRI (402) 571-4404

    Montana
    Billings
    Saturday Mass at 10:00 a.m.
    Before 4th Sunday of each month
    call 406-208-7804
    Pastor: Fr. Bernard Welp, CMRI

    Great Falls
    St. James the Greater Mission
    Great Falls, MT
    For Mass & Confession times
    call (509) 868-5867
    Pastor: Fr. Bernard Welp, CMRI

    Helena
    St. Joseph Mission
    Helena, MT
    For Mass & Confession time
    call (406) 457-0096
    CMRI Mission Parish

    Kalispell
    Our Mother of Sorrows Mission
    Kalispell, MT
    For Mass & Confession time
    call (406) 420-2209
    CMRI Mission Parish

    Missoula
    Our Lady of Fatima Mission
    Missoula, MT
    For Mass & Confession time
    call (208) 687-0290
    CMRI Mission Parish

    North Dakota
    Grand Forks
    St. Teresa of Avila Mission
    2233 Springbrook Ct.
    Grand Forks, ND 58201
    For Mass & Confession times
    call (262) 308-7987
    Pastor: Fr. Charles McGuire

    Minnesota

    ST. CLOUD
    Immaculate Conception Church
    313 28th Avenue N.
    St. Cloud, MN 56303
    SUNDAYS: 7:30 & 9:30 a.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 8 a.m.
    Friday: 6 p.m
    Saturday 8:00 a.m.
    Confessions before weekend Masses
    Immaculate Conception
    call Fr. Brendan Hughes, CMRI (320) 251-3461

    Wisconsin

    MILWAUKEE
    Saint Hugh of Lincoln
    2401 South 12th Street Milwaukee, WI 53215
    SUNDAYS: 9 a.m.
    Confessions 45 minutes before Mass
    Saint Hugh of Lincoln
    call (414) 645-1525
    Pastor: Fr. Charles McGuire

    NECEDAH
    Our Lady of Sorrows Mission
    N9950 Padre Pio Dr.
    Necedah, WI 54646
    For Mass & Confession times
    call (608) 565-4567
    Pastor: Fr. Charles McGuire

    Illinois

    CHADWICK
    St. Joseph Mission
    386 Adolph Rd.
    Chadwick, IL 61014
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (815) 772-7394
    Pastor: Fr. Charles McGuire

    SAYBROOK
    St. Isidore the Farmer Mission
    207 East Center St.
    Saybrook, IL 61770
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (309) 475-9097
    Pastor: Fr. Charles McGuire

    SENECA
    Our Lady of Grace Church
    Sunday Mass: 9 a.m.
    call 320-251-3461

    Missouri

    SPRINGFIELD
    For Mass & Confession time
    call (417) 869-7494
    Pastor: Fr. Gregory Drahman, CMRI

    Arkansas

    EVENING SHADE
    St. Francis of Assisi Chapel
    Evening Shade, AR
    For Mass & Confession time
    call (870) 368-5620
    Pastor: Fr. Gregory Drahman, CMRI

    Louisiana

    LAFAYETTE
    Christ the King Church
    510 N.W. Evangeline Thwy.
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (337) 261-1225
    Pastor: Fr. Francis Miller, OFM

    OPELOUSAS
    Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel
    1184 Highway 178
    Opelousas, LA 70570
    for Mass & Confession times
    call (337) 543-2215
    Pastor: Fr. Francis Miller, OFM

    Michigan

    DETROIT AREA
    St. Joseph's Church
    3521 4th St.
    Wayne, MI 48184
    SUNDAYS: 7:30, 9:30 & 11:45 a.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 7 a.m. or 6 p.m.
    Wednesday: 9 a.m.
    Saturday 8:00 a.m.
    Confessions before Masses
    St. Joseph's Church
    call (734) 729-8228
    Pastor: Fr. Francisco Radecki, CMRI

    GRAND RAPIDS AREA
    Most Holy Rosary
    314 E. Main St.
    Middleville, MI 49333
    SUNDAYS: 3:30 p.m.
    Confessions before Mass
    Most Holy Rosary Parish
    call (269) 795-9030
    or
    Fr. John Trough
    (616) 970-1188

    SAGINAW*
    St. Dominic Savio
    7095 Kochville Rd.
    Freeland, MI 48603
    SUNDAYS: 9:30 a.m.
    Confessions before Mass
    call (989) 692-0029
    Pastor: Fr. Daniel Ahern

    GAYLORD
    Our Lady of the Snows
    Murner & Parmater Roads
    Gaylord, MI 49735
    For Mass & Confession times
    call (989)786-4595
    Pastor: Fr. Daniel Ahern

    WEST HIGHLAND
    St. Dominic Chapel
    765 N. Hickory Ridge Rd.
    West Highland, MI 48357
    For Mass & Confession times
    call Bishop Robert Neville
    call (248) 889-2394

    Ohio

    AKRON
    Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
    450 Dennison Ave
    Akron, Ohio 44312
    SUNDAYS: 8:30 a.m.
    WEEKDAYS & Saturday: 9 a.m.

    Confessions before Sunday & Wednesday Masses
    Sacred Heart of Jesus
    call (330) 784-8025
    Pastor: Fr. Gabriel Lavery, CMRI

    SULPHUR SPRINGS
    Our Mother of Perpetual Help
    4953 South Street
    Annapolis DeKalb Rd.
    Sulphur Springs, Ohio 44881
    SUNDAYS: 1 p.m.
    Monday: 4:30 p.m.
    Tuesday: 8:30 a.m
    First Friday: 4:30 p.m. followed by
    Benediction and
    Devotions to the Sacred Heart
    First Saturday 8:00 a.m.
    Confessions before Masses
    Our Mother of Perpetual Help
    call (419) 562-1985
    Pastor: Fr. Gabriel Lavery, CMRI

    WHEELERSBURG
    Most Holy Trinity Parish
    Wheelersburg, Ohio 45694
    SUNDAYS: 6:45 p.m. (2nd and 4th Sundays)
    HOLYDAYS: 8 a.m.
    Confessions before Mass
    call (330) 784-8025
    Pastor: Fr. James McGilloway, CMRI

    CINCINNATI AREA
    St. Gertrude the Great
    4900 Rialto Rd.
    West Chester, OH 45069
    SUNDAYS: 7:30, 9 (High Mass), 11:30 a.m. & 5:45 p.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 11:25 a.m. & 5 p.m.
    Saturday 8:00 a.m.
    Confessions between Masses
    Weekdays: 8:30 a.m.
    Rosary and Confession: 8 a.m.
    St. Gertrude the Great
    call (513)645-4212
    Pastor: Bishop Daniel Dolan


    LEBANON
    St. Therese of the Little Flower
    500 West Mulberry St., Lebanon, OH 45036ngate by Wydnham
    7500 Tylers Place Blvd.
    West Chester, OH 45069
    or
    Hyatt Place Cincinnati
    11435 Reed Hartman Highway
    Blue Ash, OH 45241
    SUNDAY MASS: 10 a.m.
    Confessions before Mass
    Fr. John Trough
    call (616) 970-1188 or see
    St. Therese the Little Flower Catholic Church
    Pastor: Fr. John Trough

    MASON
    Our Lady of Victory
    6011 Tylersville Road, Suite 5,
    Mason, OH 45040
    SUNDAY MASS: 7 and 9:30 a.m.
    Confessions between Masses
    Daily Mass: 8:30 a.m.
    8 a.m. Rosary & Confessions
    Bp. Markus Ramolla
    call (513) 668-5951 or see
    Our Lady of Victory Chapel

    CHILLICOTHE
    St. Clare's Mission
    Chillicothe, OH 45601
    For Mass & Confession times
    call (740) 775-5995
    Pastor: Fr. Charles McGuire

    Pennsylvania

    WEST HAZELTON
    Holy Mass once a month
    call (330) 784-8025
    Pastor: Fr. Gabriel Lavery, CMRI

    Alabama

    HUNTSVILLE
    St. Benedict's Traditional Roman Catholic Church
    1139 U.S. 231
    Lacey's Spring, AL 35754
    Sunday Mass: 10:00 a.m.
    For more information
    call
    256-881-4727 or 256-423-2920
    Fr. Michael Oswalt

    Georgia

    ATLANTA
    St. Teresa of Avila Mission
    Atlanta, GA
    For more information call
    (706) 215-3939 or in Douglas, GA
    (912) 384-1000
    Pastor: Bishop Donald Sanborn

    Florida

    PENSACOLA
    Holy Cross Roman Catholic Mission
    3298 Summit Blvd. Suite 16
    Pensacola, FL
    For more information
    call
    (337) 278-4655
    Pastor: Fr. Francis Miller, OFM

    BROOKSVILLE
    Most Holy Trinity Seminary
    1000 Spring Lake Highway
    Brooksville, FL 34602
    Sunday Masses: 9 & 10:30 a.m.
    Weekday Masses: 7:10 a.m.
    Saturday: 9 a.m.
    Pastor: Bishop Donald Sanborn
    352-799-0541
    bpsanborn2002@yahoo.com
    Our Lady Queen of All Saints Chapel
    20120 Barnett Road
    Brooksville, FL 34601
    Daily Mass during school year: 7:55 a.m.
    call (352) 797-7829
    Pastor: Bishop Donald Sanborn

    WINTER PARK
    Shrine of Our Lady of LaSalette
    1975 Lanier Court
    Winter Park, FL 32792
    For more information
    call
    407-599-2129

    MELBOURNE
    Holy Family Traditional Roman Catholic Church
    Chapel of the Holy Family
    Sundays: 9 and 11:30 a.m.
    Weekday Masses: 9 a.m.
    Holy Days 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
    Confessions before all Masses
    Rosary before Sunday Masses
    3385 Wickham Road
    Melbourne, FL 32935
    For more information
    call (321) 255-4724
    Pastor: Fr. Gregory Safreed

    North Carolina

    JACKSONVILLE
    St. Philomena
    Jacksonville, NC
    For more information
    call (910) 938-3311
    Pastor: Bishop Donald Sanborn

    Virgina

    CARROLTON
    St. Augustine Church
    12083 Smith Neck Road
    Carrolton, VA 23314
    For more information
    call (757) 357-5213
    Pastor: Fr. Joseph Collins

    New York

    GLENMONT
    St. Michael Chapel & Shrine
    507 Rd. 9W
    Glenmont, NY 12077
    For more information
    call (518) 462-2016
    Pastor: Fr. Joseph Collins

    HUDSON
    Sacred Heart Church
    Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Shrine
    442 Fairview Ave.
    Hudson, NY 12534
    For more information
    call (518) 828-8775
    Pastor: Fr. Joseph Collins

    Connecticut

    MONROE
    Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel
    15 Pepper St.
    Monroe, CT 06468
    SUNDAYS: 10 a.m.
    WEEKDAYS: 7 a.m.
    Friday 10:45 a.m. Saturday 7:00 a.m.
    Confessions after Sunday Mass
    Our Lady of the Rosary
    call (203) 261-8290
    Pastor: Fr. Adan Rodriquez

    Massachusetts

    STONEHAM
    Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Mission
    38 Montvale Ave. Suite G-50
    Suite G-50
    Stoneham, MA 02180
    SUNDAYS: 9:30 a.m (1st and 3rd)
    Confessions start at 8:45 a.m.
    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Mission
    call (617) 702-2207
    Pastor: Fr. Benedict Hughes, CMRI

    LAWRENCE
    Sacred Heart Church
    321 South Broadway
    Lawrence, MA 01801
    SUNDAYS: 10 a.m.
    Daily: Please call
    Confessions: 9:15 to 9:45 a.m.
    6 p.m. on Saturday
    Sacred Heart - Order of Preachers
    call (978) 686-7921

    Maine

    AUGUSTA AREA
    Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament Mission
    10 Montvale Ave.
    Cohen Community Center
    22 Town Farm Rd.
    Hallowell, ME 04347
    SUNDAYS: 4 p.m. (1st and 3rd)
    Confessions start at 3:15 p.m.
    Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament
    call (617) 913-1483
    Pastor: Fr. Benedict Hughes, CMRI

    Rhode Island

    WARWICK
    St. Anne's Mission
    Warwick, RI
    Mass on Saturday twice a month
    For more information
    call (617) 913-1483
    Pastor: Fr. Benedict Hughes, CMRI

    CANADA
    Ontario

    LONDON
    Our Lady of Victory
    1715 Dundas St. E.
    London, ON N5W 3E1
    Canada
    SUNDAYS: 8 a.m.
    Saturday: 6:30 p.m.
    Confessions & Rosary before Mass
    Our Lady of Victory Church
    call (519) 659-9477
    or call (518) 535-5747
    Pastor: Fr. Bernard Uttley, OSB

    Newfoundland
    ST. JOHNS
    St. Athanasius Mission
    102 Kenmount Road
    St. Johns, NL
    For Mass & Confession times
    call Fr. Daniel Ahern
    call (989)692-0029

    Nova Scotia
    HALIFAX
    St. Monica Mission
    Halifax, NS
    For Mass & Confession times
    call Fr. Daniel Ahern
    call (989)455-6459

    Prince Edward Island
    SUMMERSIDE
    St. Pascal Baylon Mission
    Summerside, PE
    For Mass & Confession times
    call Fr. Daniel Ahern
    call (902)436-3790


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      Traditional Catholic convert who recently had a petscan where they discovered two lymph nodes on her chest; this after breaking the metacarpal bone in her left hand a few days before. She is currently undergoing chemotherapy and radiation at UCSD for her cancer.
    • Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey
      Traditional Catholic writer extraordinaire who had a slight concussion and has also needed oral surgery.
    • Dave Monelt
      Parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Traditional Catholic Parish in San Diego who is recovering from a stroke.
    • Michelle Maher
      This exceptional traditional Catholic artist, wife and mother of four daughters, is undergoing extensive treatments for severe diabetes.
    • Guy Biggs
      Parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Traditional Catholic Parish in San Diego who has been hospitalized with severe pneumonia.
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    • Patricia Rupchock
      A Traditional Catholic from Oceola, Indiana has a heart condition and needs your prayers.
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      They barely escaped with their lives after losing everything in a horrific fire that destroyed their home, car and their traditional Catholic apostolate of Little Flowers Family Press in Ontario, Canada. To help, go to The Davidson Family Trust
    • For those survivors of the tornadic devastation in the heartland, especially in Oklahoma City area
      who realize temporal things are not as important as they might have thought before this natural destruction struck.
    • For military troops engaged in battle
      who only want to do what's best and serve their country regardless of the communist ideology of the leaders.
    • Kay Fitzgerald and her aging parents
      She is a traditional Catholic with meagre means who takes care of her elder parents Jean and Martha who are both in bad health. Please keep this generous-hearted person in your prayers.
    • Fr. Gerard McKee, CMRI
      He broke his ankle recently and it needs to be reset so he is hobbling badly. Fr. James McGilloway, CMRI has been sent from the City of Mary to assist and cover Masses for Fr. Gerard. Our prayers for a swift recovery.
    • For those afflicted by the terrible storm Sandy
      Many were injured or lost homes and property or worse, loved ones. It was a reminder of always having one's lamp lit for we know not the hour.
    • Margaret Omlor
      Who has asked all to pray for a special intention
    • Father Martin Stepanich, OFM STD
      This traditional Franciscan who is a month shy of his 97th birthday is near death and being cared for by those in his religious community.
    • Kevin Cain
      Oldest son of Michael and Cyndi had a massive seizure on Monday August 20 and then two more while in the hospital. He is home now recuperating, but unsteady.
    • Father Rolf Lingen
      This German sedevacantist priest is being persecuted by the Federal Republic of Germany for opposing the counterfeit church of conciliarism.
    • American Troops and Innocent Citizens dying in a senseless war in Afghanistan
    • Surviving victims in Aurora and their families
      as well as the families of those slain in the chaos of one crazed man. Pray also for the conversion of the killer, James Holmes.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Jean Vitry
      Australian traditional Catholic couple whose traditional Catholic daughter Kay has asked for special prayers for a special and urgent intention.
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      They prefer to remain anonymous as well as their intentions.
    • Fiona Eloise Pollock
      Newborn great-grandaughter of William C. Koneazny. She was born nine weeks prematurely and contracted an influenza that has kept her in the hospital.
    • Bishop Francis Slupski
      He was hospitalized after bouts of dizzyness and feeling weak while doing mission work in the Midwest
    • Fr. Stephen Somerville
      A former Novus Ordo priest and member of ICEL who connected all the dots and fled the counterfeit church of conciliarism realizing the truth of sedevacantism. He is recuperating from heart surgery performed March 20 in Toronto.
    • Fr. Casimir Puskorius, CMRI
      The pastor of Mt. St. Michael's in Spokane was rushed to Sacred Heart Hospital late Friday, March 16 with severe chest pains. Latest word is he is resting comfortably and recuperating.
    • Fr. Denzil Meuli
      a traditional priest in New Zealand, suffering from Parkinson's. He is well known for writing on Vatican II and the "pro multis" void in the new order.
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      a traditional Catholic mother from New England who has been hospitalized with colon problems.
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      a traditional Catholic parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima parish in San Diego who is recovering from surgery
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      She is the matriarch of the family who have helped perpetuate the holy Faith in Stafford, Texas at St. Jude Shrine. She is suffering from advanced stages of Parkinson
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      Special prayers are asked for this wonderful lady who has done so much for fostering the Faith
    • All Soldiers of the War
      Pray for the souls of all those in combat - both friend and foe. Also remember all those traditional Catholics who are serving their country.
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      This includes not only the unbaptized unborn, but for the sincere repentance and reparation of those who were mislead and deceived.
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      This includes any who, complicitly by their consent or silence, in any way enabled these senseless murders that cry to Heaven for vengeance. Pray for their conversion and commitment to make amends whether they be mothers, fathers, doctors, nurses, judges, lawyers, politicians and ecclesiasts.

    For special prayers see Three Very Beautiful Prayers for the Dying
         We urge all to continue to pray for the repose of all these loyal souls on this page for far too often we assume someone is in Heaven and a forgotten soul can languish long in Purgatory without we, the Church Militant, doing our part for the Church Suffering. Also, when a soul graduates to the Church Triumphant you'll have an ally in Heaven to intercede for you. Think of it also as an investment for our own souls for we'll need prayers when we die and wouldn't it be tragic if we were forgotten after we are gone.

    • The soul of Bishop Robert Fidelis McKenna, O.P.
      His Excellency passed into eternity on Ember Wednesday in Advent after he had been hospitalized in ICU with a blood disease. He was the world's last true Dominican Catholic bishop for all others have succumbed to the the false CONciLIAR church of Vatican 2. His excellency was ordained into the Dominican Order by Amleto Cardinal Cicognani in 1958 and consecrated by the renowned Bishop Michel-Louis Guerard des Lauries, O.P. on the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1986. How appropriate since Bishop McKenna was so devoted to Our Lady and for many years was pastor of Our Lady of the Rosary in Monroe, CT. He along with Fr. Francis Fenton founded the ORCM, the Orthodox Roman Catholic Movement. He consecrated Bishop Donald Sanborn in 2002. A Pontifical Requiem Mass was said for him at St. Dominic Chapel in Highland, Michigan.
    • The soul of Louis Joseph Ramirez Sr.
      Louis passed away peacefully with many members of his large and loving family at his side in the VA Hospital in La Jolla on October 7, most appropriately, the feast of the Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary. He was the founding member of Our Lady of Fatima Traditional Catholic parish in San Diego in the early seventies when he realized the Vatican 2 CONciLIAR church was no longer Catholic. With the help of CMRI priest Fr. Denis Chicoine he was able to offer his home as a private chapel. He was honored with a Requiem High Mass and military burial at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery, laid to rest near his beloved wife Ramona and daughter Sylvia. For more on Louis, see Tribute to San Diego's Godfather of Tradition
    • The soul of Guy Biggs
      Born in 1949, this jovial, wonderful parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Traditional Catholic church in San Diego passed away in mid-May after a long illness with pneumonia. His Requiem Mass and Funeral were held on May 18 by Fr. Gerard McKee, CMRI. Guy is survived by his loving wife Ella.
    • The soul of Sister Mary Joseph, O.P.
      This dear Dominican nun was called home on March 16 after a long life of service to God as a dedicated religious. Her Requiem Mass and interment was held on the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. So fitting for this devout nun.
    • The soul of Leon Carpenter
      Also a member of the Mount, he passed away a few days after John on March 5 and His Requiem Mass and Burial was held on Wednesday, March 11 in Spokane.
    • The soul of John Griffen
      A member of the Mount, John died on March 2 with his Requiem Mass said four days later on March 6.
    • The soul of Emily Radecki
      She was the mother of CMRI Fathers Dominic and Francisco Radecki, twin brothers and several other children. She passed away on the feast of St. Peter's Chair at Antioch, also the First Sunday of Lent on February 22, 2015 with her funeral also at the Mount on February 27 on the feast of St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin. Fr. Francisco served as the celebrant for her Requiem at Mt. St. Michael's with Fr. Dominic giving the homily.
    • Alan Port
      Alan, also a member of Mt. St. Michaell's, died on February 11 on the feast of the Apparition of Our Lady of Lourdes.
    • The soul of Dr. Vincent Patrick Hughes
      He passed away peacefully at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Washington on the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul at the age of 87. He was the father of Fr. Benedict Hughes, CMRI, Fr. Brendan Hughes, CMRI and Sister Marie Emmanuel, CMRI. He is survived by his wife Joan and 10 children, along with 15 grandkids and three great-grandchildren, not to mention many nieces and nephews. This editor had the privilege to serve alongside the esteemed Dr. Hughes at the altar at Mount St. Michael's as well as ushering with him during the three years we were there and he was always the model of edification for all, but most of all for Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Now he is at peace with the assurance that he was faithful in all things and has borne great fruit in the family he and Joan raised. His Requiem was held on January 30, 2015 with Fr. Benedict officiating as Celebrant and Fr. Brendan as Deacon. He is interred at the Mount Cemetery. Photo above at the grave site is courtesy of Tom Gilbrough.
    • The soul of Davey Baca
      A member of Mount St. Michael's Parish in Spokane. He passed away on January 12, 2015 with his Requiem Mass and burial on January 31.
    • The soul of Joseph Valejo
      He was the 86-year old father of Sandy Praska, who with her husband Doug, have been the backbone of the traditional parish of Our Lady of Fatima in San Diego. He died peacefully on August 5 a day after Fr. Luis Jurado had administered Extreme Unction. A Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Romero Family Funeral Home, 110 Cleveland St. in Pueblo, Colorado with a Requiem Mass the following day at the same location at 10 a.m. officiated by Fr. Jurado. Born on the feast of Mary, Help of Christians in 1928, Joseph and his wife Mary were married for 61 years. Mary preceded him in death two years ago on August 27. He is survived by four children Anne, Sandy, Joseph Jr. and Mario and several grandchildren including Doug and Sandy Praska's four children Christian, Shawn, Michaela, and Mary. He will be buried in Imperial Cemetery in Pueblo. In lieu of flowers, Sandy has asked for Masses to be said.
    • The soul of Bishop Oliver Oravec
      This traditional Bishop passed away in his homeland of Slovakia on July 10. He had been consecrated by Bishop Robert McKenna, O.P.
    • The soul of Cyndi Adele Frances Cain
      The loving wife of editor Michael Cain and devoted mother to Kevin and Kellin Cain passed away peacefully on the morning of April 8 at home. After a magnificent Requiem High Mass she was laid to rest in Miramar National Cemetery on April 16. For more on this phenomonal lady, see "God writes straight with crooked lines" - A tribute to the love of our life
    • The soul of Patrick Anthony Cain Stevens
      He was the 61-year old younger brother of editor Michael Cain. Patrick passed away on December 11 in Phoenix, Arizona after suffering from cancer. He is survived by his wife of over 40 years Dale and daughters Lynn and Heather, his older brother Michael and older sister Marie of Minnesota and younger brother Tony of Colorado. The saddest aspect of his death is that this editor was not able to get a priest to the hospital in time to administer Extreme Unction and we can only pray that he made his peace with God with a perfect Act of Contrition. Please remember him in your prayers.
    • The souls of those who died in the tornadoes that swept through the midwest in November
    • The souls of those who died from the Typhoon in the Philippines
    • The soul of Inocenta EguiaShe was the mother-in-law of long time DailyCatholic contributing writer Griff Ruby. She passed away on August 27 at the age of 76. Griff and family will be traveling to the Philippines for the funeral.
    • The soul of the Gregory Baby
      Long time DailyCatholic contributing writer John Gregory and his wife Lorraine are mourning the loss of their child they lost to a miscarriage, and now either little John Thomas or Gemma Marie are in God's hands.
    • The soul of Mrs. Alvina Urban
      This pioneer of the true Faith did much during her 94 years on this earth. She was born two years and two days after the last Fatima apparition, but all her life along with her late husband Jess, she lived the Fatima message. Coming from a large Catholic family she produced many offspring, including twelve children, dozens of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was the mother of Sister Mary Bernadette,CMRI who is renowned as the founder of the Singing Nuns. In truth, as her obituary noted "She was 'everyone's mother', and was loved by religious and lay people alike. A longtime resident at Mount St. Michael, a Requiem Mass was held on August 3 followed by burial in Holy Rosary Cemetary. For more, see RIP Alvina Urban
    • The soul of William Kevin Ahern
      He was the 91-year old father of Traditional Catholic priest Father Daniel Ahern, pastor of St. Dominic Savio Chapel in Freland, Michigan, Our Lady of the Snows Chapel in Gaylord, Michigan and several Canadian missions. William passed just before sunset on the First Saturday of June. Having received Extreme Unction from his son, William will soon rest in the arms of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, if not immediately. Shortly before breathing his last, Father Ahern had completed the prayers of the Last Agony at his bedside. Fr. Ahern will offer the traditional Thirty Masses of the Gregorian Series for the repose of his soul and asks his brother priests to "leverage" the propitiatory value of the respective Masses.
    • The soul of Maria Cecilia Rose Duff
      This 16-year old victim-soul, daughter of staunch Traditional Catholics Tim and Eileen Duff, passed away on May 12 after suffering all her life with Pompe Disease. She was laid to rest in St. John the Baptist Cemetery after a Requiem funeral Mass at St. Gertrude the Great in Westchester, Ohio.
    • The soul of John Paul Galvin
      He passed away in his sleep on May 8 at the age of 29. His requiem Mass was said on May 13 at the SSPX St. Peregrine Chapel in Westlake, Ohio.
    • The soul of Patrick Henry Omlor
      He was the valiant pioneer and champion of the Traditional Catholic movement and the first layman to dig beneath the surface to discover that the "New Mass" and what Vatican 2 was up to was no good and shared his findings with the world with his two signature works The Robber Church and Questioning the Validity of the Masses Using the New, All-English Canon. Patrick died just a month and eleven days shy of his 82nd birthday. He passed peacefully on the morning of May 2 in Perth, Australia on the feast of another valiant giant in the Church St. Athanasius, whose example, determination and faithfulness to orthodoxy spurred Patrick on throughout his life. The father of seven sons and three daughters, we extend our heartfelt sympathies to them and their mother Mary Victoria, Patrick's faithful wife for 57 years. His funeral Requiem is still pending and we will notify you as soon as we know.
    • The soul of Mrs. Melissa Kunkel
      This traditional Catholic mother leaves behind Thomas her husband and twelve children ages 2 to 17. Their first born son, Robert, died after being baptized just a few hours after birth. Melissa was taking a nap at home when she had a massive heart attack on April 5 that conquered her body at the age of 41, but it could not take her soul as she was a devoted traditional Catholic mother whose sons served Holy Mass. She was given the Sacrament of Extreme Unction by Fr. Joseph Greenwell at Bethesda North Hospital after being rushed there by ambulance. She will have a Requiem Mass said in Norwood, Ohio at the SSPV parish Immaculate Conception. Margaret Omlor notified us of her death. Her brother Patrick was Godfather to one of the Kunkle children.
    • The soul of Father Charles J. Mersereau
      This dedicated Traditional priest who brought the true Sacraments to many throughout Eastern Canada was merely six weeks from his 93rd birthday but God chose to take him home on January 15. Fr. Daniel Ahern brought him Holy Communion and renewed Extreme Unction upon Fr. Charles during Christmastide and will travel to say his Requiem Funeral Mass on Friday, January 18. Fr. Charles' body will be interred in the Spring in Holy Family Cemetery at Bathurst, Canada, the home of his birth where he was the final Mersereau to pass on from an immediate family that spanned three centuries. Special kudos to committed Traditional Catholics Glen McLuskey and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Despres for taking this dedicated alter Christus into their homes and bringing more together to celebrate the true Mass - the Traditional Latin Mass. Another dry martyr for Christ has finally found his reward, yet, as with all on this list, the greatest gratitude we can show the deceased is to continue to pray for their immortal soul.
    • The soul of Miss Grace Decker
      This 58-year old Traditional Catholic passed away in St. Petersburg, Florida on January 8 after receiving Extreme Unction from Fr. William Jenkins. Grace worked tirelessly to save Terri Schiavo's life in 2005, fighting 'Bishop' Robert Lynch and the Diocese that offered no help to the helpless.
    • The soul of Bishop Louis Vezelis, OFM
      The Franciscan Bishop, consecrated by Bishop George Musey who was consecrated by Bishop Moises Carmona, the same who consecrated Bishop Mark Pivarunas, CMRI. Bishop Vezelis was one of the first to openly declare the Chair of Peter was empty, yet was reticent to recognize other sedevacantist clerics, who had been ordained by the same bishop who consecrated him, as authentic or with valid authority, believing he alone had jurisdiction over the entire country. Despite this, Bishop Vezelis died peacefully on January 1, 2013 at the age of 83 at the Franciscan Center of the Franciscan Friars in Rochester, New York. He was born on January 29, 1930 and remained faithful to the Franciscan ideal and traditions. He harbored Bishop Thuc before the latter was abducted to Carthage, Missouri in concert with Bernard Law's deal as head of the Springfield-Cape Girardieu Diocese to deliver Thuc to the CONciLIAR clutches of the Vietnamese Order that had taken over Our Lady of the Ozarks Seminary, formerly run by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate where this editor attended for six years. It was Law's assignment by Modernist Rome to have him reprogrammed in order to debunk the growing sedevacantist movement. Rome's carrot for Law carrying this out? Being named head of the See of Boston. We all know Law's sad legacy. For more on Bishop Vezelis' part, we refer you to the last part of our tribute to Bishop Thuc, Soldier of christ, Prisoner of War, Advocate of Truth
    • The soul of Margaret (Peg) McKee
      She was the 93-year old mother of Fr. Gerard McKee, CMRI. She passed away on December 10 and her funeral Mass and Burial was at Mt. St. Michael's in Spokane on December 18. Unfortunately, since Fr. Gerard recently broke his ankle he was not able to fly from his parish in Michigan to Spokane for fear of blood clots.
    • The soul of Hannah Mae Keaveney
      Mother of Gerry Keaveney of St. Albert the Great parish and director of TraditionalCatholicSermons.org. She passed away on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe after suffering from bone cancer.
    • The soul of Robert Despres
      A loyal traditional Catholic from Lewiston, Maine, Robert was dedicated to the Passion of Christ and received the Sacraments along with Extreme Unction from Fr. Gabriel Lavery, CMRI before he passed away peacefully on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.
    • The soul of Father Luigi Villa
      On the same day as Fr. Martin passed to his eternal reward, another true priest passed away. Fr. Villa was privileged to have known and worked many of the highest luminaries in the Church specifically with His Holiness Pope Pius XII, Cardinals Ottaviani and Tardini and, on the personal request from none other than the holy Padre Pio himself, he was entreated to dedicate his entire life to defend holy Mother Church from ecclesiastical Freemasonry. Fr. Villa founded Chiesa viva Magazine and used that as his clarion of truth to Catholics in informing the world of the false church of Vatican 2, thus remaining a target of the conciliar church until his death. For more on this hero of Tradition we urge you to see The Life of Fr. Luigi Villa
    • The soul of Father Martin Stepanich, O.F.M. S.T.D.
      This giant of tradition, 71 years a priest, died on November 18 at the age of 97. A Requiem Mass to be said at St. Hugh of Lincoln in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on November 21, feast of the Presentation. His mortal remains will be buried at Franciscan House in Illinois. He never accepted or said the Novus Ordo, remaining true to the end to Catholic truth no matter the obstacles.
    • The soul of Dennis Migala
      Parishioner and supporter of Mount St. Michael's in Spokane, who had been a key supporter of the CMRI's Queen of Angels parish in Santa Clarita for many years while working for Lockheed before moving his family to Spokane ten years ago. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Myrna and four sons Lon, Paul, Richard, and Alan Migala and two daughters Renee Ochoa and Suzi Vila. Our condolences to the family, especially Myrna.
    • The soul of Erin (Sullivan) Vila
      She passed away after a fight with cancer on November 4th and leaves behind her husband Chico and two small children. A Requiem Mass and burial were held at Mount St. Michael in Spokane on Thursday, November 8th. Our condolences to the Vila and Sullivan families.
    • Souls lost due to the terrible storm Sandy
    • The soul of Father Hector Bolduc
      One of the early pioneers of the traditional Catholic movement, he was a friend of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre who ordained him and was a major player in the SSPX for many years until he realized "resist and recognize" didn't compute. It also didn't help that he also got caught up in the web of the Feeneyism controversy. He eventually went independent and was a pastor at a small parish in De Pere, Wisconsin where he passed away on Monday, September 10 after a lengthy period of suffering from cancer. His death was discovered when he did not show up to celebrate the Traditional Latin Mass on Monday morning.
    • The soul of Mary Alijo
      The 80-year-old mother of Sandy Praska passed away on August 27. We send our condolences to our fellow parishioners Doug and Sandy and the Praska family. Mary was a member of Our Lady Help of Christians in Colorado Springs and received the final Sacraments and a Solemn High Requiem Mass.
    • The soul of James Trough
      He just passed away. He was the father of traditional priest Fr. John Trough, pastor of the CMRI parish in Akron, Ohio.
    • The soul of Ben Collins
      He was the 84-year-old uncle of Sharon Droleskey and received the Sacrament of Extreme Unction from a true priest before he died on July 24, 2012 in Vero Beach, Florida.
    • The souls of those victims of the Aurora shooting
    • The soul of Paul Knollman
      Husband of Cyndi Cain's first cousin Marilyn. He received the Sacrament of Extreme Unction and passed peacefully in the true Faith in Cincinnati at 3 a.m. on June 10, the Sunday within the Octave of Corpus Christi. Paul had been moved to from the hospital to hospice after complication from surgery infected his blood. The day before he died he celebrated his 67th birthday
    • The soul of John Golgan
      Retired NYPD who returned to the true sacraments recently and passed away on June 2, First Saturday of June.
    • The soul of Fr. Paul Schoonbroodt
      This loyal 79-year old Belgian priest, who was a pioneer in the traditional movement against conciliarism and who realized after some time with the SSPX that sedevacantism was a fact, died in an automobile accident on April 14, 2012.
    • The soul of Jerry Meng
      He was a dedicated traditional Catholic writer and devout Catholic who died of stomach cancer in late February of 2012. For a tribute to Jerry, see Christorchaos.com
    • The soul of GayeLynn Gallegos
      On February 9, the cancer won out after several years of her suffering, and took this brave woman who was 60 years old. She was also our good friend and so devoted to the true Faith. Our condolences to her dear husband Tom who has been so active for Catholic Action at Mt. St. Michael's in Spokane.
    • The soul of Mrs. Louise Guiffre
      She passed away on November 7 at the age of 92. She was the maternal guide for the founding of the Traditional Latin Mass at St. Jude's Shrine in Stafford, Texas where Fr. Louis Campbell is the pastor and held the Requiem Mass. She is survived by her son Gary Guiffre who manages the shrine.
    • The soul of Charles Edward Simon
      He passed away on October 4 and was the brother of Mrs. Judith Sharpe who heads up the Spirit of Chartres. The family assured that Charles received Extreme Unction from a true priest before his death.
    • The soul of Sister Maria Mechtilde, CMRI
      The oldest member of the CMRI Sisters at 78, she died of a heart attack on the feast of St. Jerome at Mount St. Michael's. She had been a religious for 32 years since 1979. Her Requiem and burial were held on Saturday, October 8.


    • The soul of Mrs. Alice Hagerty
      She passed away on September 19 after having received Extreme Unction. She is survived by her husband of sixty years Jack Hagerty.
    • The soul of Victoria Sarquilla
      She was a long-time parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima traditional parish in San Diego. Vicky, 83, passed away on May 22 with her Requiem Mass and funeral on May 26 at Holy Cross Cemetery in San Diego.
    • The soul of Andrew DeBrosse
      He was a parishioner at St. Albert the Great in Ohio
    • The soul of Sandra Hall
      She was the sister-in-law of Father Bernard G. J. Hall. She passed away in England on May 14.
    • For the souls of those who died in the recent earthquakes
      Especially those who were swept away in the terrible tsunami.
    • The soul of Mrs. Colleen Zenah
      This 72-year old Traditional Catholic so dedicated to the holy Faith, our Lord and our Lady, she passed away on March 5, the First Saturday of March after a long struggle with cancer. One of our few benefactors, she had been improving and we were so hopeful she'd conquer it, but when the cancer grew worse Fr. James Thielen administered the Sacrament of Extreme Unction last week so she was well prepared to meet our Lord. Our consolations to her husband Neal. Her Requiem is still pending and, if we can, we will notify readers in keeping the repose of her soul in your prayers.
    • The soul of Doña Julia
      She offered her home in Tijuana for Fr. Gerard McKee to say the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for the Spanish-speaking parishioners south of the border. She died the last week of February of cancer at the age of 84.
    • The soul of Bernard Brueggemann
      He was a pioneer for traditional Catholicism in the southern Ohio/northern Kentucky region and helped establish several parishes. He died a peaceful death on February 19 with his funeral on February 25 at Immaculate Conception Church in Norwood, Ohio and burial at St. John's Cemetery in Fort Mitchell with Fr. James Thielen officiating. We would hope and pray Bishop Kelly will remove his edict of refusing communion to those attending Thuc bishops and priests' parishes for Bernie's Requiem Mass. If the Bishop and his priests have read Mario Derksen's airtight documentation at www.ThucBishops.com he will hopefully have had a change of heart for the sake of the faithful and his own conscience in realizing his error of refusing Holy Communion to so many worthy Catholics over the years.
    • The soul of Sylvia Calderon
      She was a long-time parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima in San Diego and died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 53. She was the wife of Daniel Calderon and mother of three children. Sylvia was the daughter of Louis Ramirez, founder of the parish which has been a staple of the famimly with the Chapel in his home since the seventies. Fr. James McGilloway, CMRI had the Requiem Mass and Burial Service for her before an overflowing SRO chapel on January 20.
    • The souls of those killed in the terrible massacre in Tucson
    • The soul of Ernie Nellenbach
      He was a longtime devout parishioner and enthusiastic volunteer at St. Gertrude the Great in Cincinnati. He died on January 8th.
    • The soul of Abbot Leonard Giardina, O.S.B.
      The founder of Christ the King Abbey in Cullman, Alabama, he passed away on Friday, January 7 at 7 p.m. with his Requiem and Burial on Monday, January 10 at the Abbey.
    • The soul of Pauline Urban
      She passed away in mid-December, a victim of ovarian cancer. She was a traditional Catholic living in Kalispell, Montana who had been administered Extreme Unction. Pauline was the blood sister of Sister Mary Bernadette, CMRI who was with her when she died as was their mother Mrs. Alvina Urban.
      The soul of Madeleine Hornung
      She was just 21-years old and dearly loved as a member of the CMRI's Immaculate Conception parish in Burlington, Colorado. She died shortly after receiving Holy Communion.
    • The soul of Edward Thielen
      He was the 68-year old brother of Fr. James Thielen, a traditional priest.
    • The soul of Denise Michele Trias
      Cancer overcame her on November 18 at the age of 41. She received the traditional Last Sacraments before she died. She left behind five school-age children. A funeral Requiem was scheduled for November 23 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Mission Chapel in Stoneham. Denise had contributed articles to The DailyCatholic over the years.
    • The soul of James Duff
      He was the brother of Timothy Duff who has submitted articles to The DailyCatholic in the past.
    • The soul of William "Bill" McKee
      He was the father of CMRI priest Fr. Gerard McKee. He passed away on the feast of the holy Guardian Angels. The Requiem and funeral are pending and we will keep you abreast as we extend our sympathies to Fr. Gerard.
    • The soul of Joseph Sobran
      Mentored by William F. Buckley, he was a conservative Catholic writer who at one time wrote for the National Review and was a long time syndicated writer defending the sanctity of life. He died on September 30 of kidney failure in Fairfax, Virginia.
    • The soul of Mrs. Frances Yturralde
      She passed away peacefully Saturday night, August 28 with family present. Having received Extreme Unction, Frances was an original member of Our Lady of Fatima traditional parish founded by Fr. Denis Chicoine over 30 years ago in the San Diego area. She is survived by dozens of grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as her daughter Sister Mary Isabella, CMRI. Requiem Mass and burial on September 7 in San Diego.
    • The soul of John R. Sheahan
      He passed away on August 21 at the age of 76. He was a long-time parishioner of Bishop McKenna's Our Lady of the Rosary in Monroe, Connecticut where a Requiem Mass and burial services were held on August 25.
    • The souls of those who perished in the Pakistan floods
    • The soul of Mrs. Marcie Gauvin
      She passed away on July 24 at the age of 91. She had hosted her home for saying the Traditional Latin Mass numerous times in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
    • The soul of Mrs. Irene Kosch
      A longtime parishioner of Mount St. Michael's in Spokane. She passed away peacefully with her family beside her on July 21 at the age of 91. She is survived by her husband of 61 years Howard Kosch; sons: Bill Kosch, Brother Sebastian, CMRI (Bob Kosch), Ray Kosch, and Ken Kosch as well as daughters: Sheila Logan, Rita Czapta, Tina Sawyer and 17 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Requiem and burial at the Mount Cemetery were held on July 24.
    • The soul of Joseph Rafael Sena
      A parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima parish in San Diego, he passed away peacefully just a few months shy of turning 84 on July 6, 2010. He was well prepared having just received Extreme Unction. He was a World War II vet, having served in the Army Air Corps before it was the Air Force. He served 47 active years for his country.
    • Those drowned in the disastrous floods in Arkansas and Tennesee
    • Those killed in the terrible oil explosion in the Gulf
    • Lech Kaczynski, his wife Maria and all those members of the Polish government and the rest killed in the tragic Russian plane crash.
      Lech was the President of Poland and our sympathies and prayers are with the grief stricken Polish people.
    • Those souls killed in the terrible mudslides in Rio de Janiero
    • Those souls killed in the terrible mining explosion in West Virginia
    • Those souls killed in the terrorist attack in a Moscow subway
    • The Soul of Fr. Paul Marx, OSB
      The nearly 90-year old true Benedictine priest was one of 17 children in his family who grew up during the depression. He hailed from the small close community of St. Michael, Minnesota. Though he was attached to the conciliar collective, he was still respected and known far and wide for his tireless crusade on behalf of the unborn even before Roe vs. Wade. The founder of Human Life International, he headed that organization until his health and sanity could no longer take D.C. politics. He is the author of Faithful for Life and we must pray for the repose of his soul for now he realizes how wrong the Novus Ordo was. Let us pray that more true priests we'll realize this and return to the Mass of All Ages before they die. For our tribute, see Apostle of the Unborn
    • The Soul of Kenneth Strain
      He was a long-time parishioner at Mary Immaculate Queen Parish at City of Mary just outside Rathdrum, Idaho. He was the brother-in-law of Joan Hughes, wife of Dr. Hughes who are the parents of CMRI priests Frs. Benedict and Brendan Hughes. Fr. Benedict, pastor at the City of Mary, said the Requiem Mass and Ken's grandson Kevin, currently Commander of the Knights of the Altar at Mt. St. Michael's, served at the Funeral Mass and Burial.
    • The Soul of Mrs. Jennie Fama
      Devoted mother and grandmother who passed away with cancer. She was a longtime parishioner of Bishop McKenna's parish of Our Lady of the Rosary in Monroe, CT.
    • The Souls of those killed in the tragic earthquake in Chile on February 27, 2010
    • The Soul of Abbe de Nantes
      The Abbot Frère Georges de Jesus-Marie passed away at the age of 85 in France on February 15. Though he was one of the first and one of the most vocificerous in opposing Vatican II and its heresies and continued his accusations until the new millennium, he still sadly rejected sedevacantism. Instead he resisted men whom he considered legitimate. There is a big problem in that equation for if he recognized them as material popes, then he had a duty to obey them. That is the catch-22 that non-sedevacantists find themselves in when they refuse to connect the dots in reaching the ultimate syllogism that those men, occupying the Chair of Peter since the death of Pope Pius XII, are antipopes. Pray for the repose of his soul for now he knows.
    • The Soul of Sister Mary Francisca, CMRI
      This wonderful CMRI nun, who taught at St. Michael's Academy in Spokane, died of a heart attack while visiting her mother in Florida on January 28. A Solemn Requiem High Mass was scheduled for 10 a.m. on February 4 at Mount St. Michael with burial in Holy Rosary Cemetery on the campus of Mt. St. Michael's.
    • The Soul of Mrs. Ada Federspiel
      A parishioner of Immaculate Conception Traditional Catholic Church in Norwaood, Ohio. She passed away on January 13 at the age of 90. She and her late husband raised fifteen children in the true fashion of a good Catholic family who would have nothing to do with the conciliar church.
    • The Souls of those killed in the tragic earthquake on January 12, 2010
    • The Soul of Mrs. Marge Prestini
      A parishioner at Our Lady of Guadalupe Traditional Catholic Church in Spokane. She passed away on January 11 at the age of 89.
    • The Soul of Elizabeth Anne Vopalinsky
      She passed away at the age of 74 on January 3. She was the parish secretary at Mary Immaculate Church in Omaha, and long served the CMRI in Spokane and Omaha. She did much for Our Lord and Our Lady in seeking to populate Heaven by leaving four sons and four daughters along with 20 grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. Oh, for those days of big Catholic families. A Requiem funeral Mass was held on January 8th at Mary Immaculate.
    • The Soul of Judge Robert McOsker
      Husband of Mrs. Joanne McOsker of Rhode Island. He had been in a coma for three years due to complications from multiple schlerosis and passed away on October 23. He and his family were stalwart Traditional Catholics and devotees of the Social Kingship of Christ and Fr. Benedict Hughes, CMRI offered a Requiem Mass for him on October 28 at the funeral home in Providence.
    • The Soul of Mrs. Nadine Henry
      Longtime parishioner of St. Gertrude's who had been blind from birth, but yet saw the Faith so clearly. She passed away on October 10 from cancer.
    • The Soul of Thaddeus Zapp
      He was the father of Father Thomas Zapp, one of the original nine who left the SSPX in the 80's when they realized the Vatican II "popes" could not be true Popes. Thad passed away peacefully on October 8.
    • The Souls of those who perished in the South Pacific Temblor and Tsnumami
    • The Soul of Helen Zibolski
      She was killed in an automobile accident on September 20. She was the mother of Mrs Kathy Heckenkamp who heads up Our Lady of Good Success Apostolate.
    • The Soul of Felipe Sarquilla
      He was a faithful Traditional Catholic who died on September 6 in San Diego.
    • The Soul of Robert Schindler, Sr.
      He was the father of Terri Schiavo, and passed away in late August from heart failure at the age of 71. He had been through a tremendous ordeal during the terrible tragedy of Terri's plight back in March 2005 and had been in and out of the hospital for the past two years.
    • The Soul of Lionel Borque
      A Traditional Catholic and longtime parishioner of Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel as well as Christ the King Chapel in Lafayette, Louisiana. A Requiem is scheduled for this 79 year-old devotee of the holy Rosary is the first day a Requiem is allowed, Tuesday, July 21.
    • The Soul of Sister Mary Olive Rowley, SSSF
      This Traditional nun who assisted Fr. Martin Stepanich, OFM S.T.D. for many years in Rockford, Illinois, was born in June, 89 years ago and passed away following emergency gastronomical surgery early the morning of June 29, the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul. It was fitting that God took her home in June for it had also been the month when she had made her professions of vows over the years.
    • The Soul of Mary Webber
      Younger sister of Traditional Catholic Dorothy De Piante, founder of the Block Rosary Crusade. She passed away on June 8, transferred feast of the Queenship of Mary. Though not as traditional as Dorothy, Mary was devoted to the Rosary and her favorite saint was St. Anthony on whose feast she was buried.
    • The Soul of Florence DeEsso
      A long-time parishioner at St. Michael's in Spokane who had suffered with cancer for 30 years yet you would never know from her demeanor. She passed away on the transferred feast of the Queenship of Mary on June 8. She was well known for taking such loving care of Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto at the Mount for many years. Her Requiem High Mass and Burial was held at the Mount on the Feast of St. Anthony, June 13.
    • The Soul of Miss Joyce Rentsehler
      A devoted parishioner of St. Gertrude the Great. She died unexpectedly on the First Saturday in the month of the Most Sacred Heart after attending First Friday devotions the night before. She was administered the Sacrament of Extreme Unction by Fr. Markus Romolla. Joyce, along with her surviving sister Darleen, was a dedicated Traditional Catholic. Her Requiem High Mass and Burial will be held Wednesday, June 17 at St. Gertrude after a Rosary procession with interrment in St. Mary's Cemetery, in St. Bernard, Ohio.
    • The Souls of those lost in the Air France disaster over the Atlantic
    • The Soul of Mrs. Anne McMahon
      The mother of traditional priest Fr. Denis McMahon died peacefully the end of May. Funeral Requiem held at St. Gertrude the Great on June 2.
    • The Soul of Matilda "Mitzi" Sawtell
      After attending Geraldine's funeral, she passed away the very same evening of April 22. She also was a parishioner at St. Michael's in Spokane.
    • The Soul of Mrs. Geraldine Weis
      This frail yet faithful 90-year old Traditional Catholic died on Saturday of Easter Week. Her Requiem funeral Mass was held on April 22 at Mt. St. Michael's.
    • The Soul of Father Vincent Bowes, O.C.D.
      This traditional Discalced Carmelite mystical priest died on April 18. For a magnificent and eye-opening eulogy on this saintly man, see Dr. Thomas Droleskey's tribute Bookended From Birth to Birth
    • The Souls of three SSPX Seminarians from Econe
      They were tragically killed by an avalanche while hiking in the Switzerland mountains on February 11.
    • Those Souls who died suddenly in the commuter plane crash outside Buffalo, New York. On an icy evening on Wednesday, February 11, few on that plane were prepared. It's a reminder to all to make sure we're ready and in the state of Sanctifying Grace when our time comes.
    • The Soul of Eluana Englaro
      The Italian 'Terri Schiavo'-like victim of euthanasia by her own father and the medical establishment. She died four days after her feeding tube was removed. The acceleration of her death has caused concern and investigation whether she was induced with euthanasia drugs to hasten her death.
    • Those who have died in the terrible inferno raging in Victoria in Australia Casualties are in the hundreds including the total annihilation of a town called Marysville. Our Lady cannot be happy for it is symbolic how man has sought to erase her divine Son off the face of this earth as well as His Blessed Mother.
    • The Soul of Father Eldred Leslie
      He was an 83-year old dedicated sedevacantist priest ordained by Archbishop Lefebvre. He was murdered by a slacker theif in January at his rectory in South Africa.
    • The Soul of Marshall Fritz
      He passed away on November 4. He was the founder of the Alliance for the Separation of School and State, headquartered out of northern California.
    • The Soul of Father Gunther Richter
      He was a sedevacantist priest from Europe who passed away at the age of 53.
    • The Soul of Mrs. Barbara Welp
      She died on October 27. She was the mother of Father Bernard Welp, CMRI and by God's Providence He kept her alive long enough to see her son ordained to the priesthood on October 7 and his First Mass on October 11. The funeral requiem was held on All Souls' Day at Mt. St. Michael.
    • The Soul of Sister Thérèse-Philomène
      She died on September 11 in France seventy years after taking the habit of the Congregation of the Providence of Saint Andrew. She spent most of her long life as a nursing sister. She left her convent when the new liturgy arrived and devoted herself to the sick. In recent years she had lived in the Maison Saint Jean-Baptiste attached to Fr Belmont's chapel near Bordeaux.
    • The Soul of Donald Edward Hlavaty. He died on August 24 at the age of 77. He had long been a devotee of Perpetual Adoration.
    • The Soul of Eugene Fall.
      He suffered a fatal heart attack at the age of 55 as a result of Hurricane Gustav when a tree fell on his home. He was a member of Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel in Opelousas, Louisiana, a mission parish of His Excellency Bishop Daniel Dolan. His parents were the original coordinators of the chapel which first opened in 1975 with His Excellency Bishop Robert McKenna, O.P.
    • The Soul of Frances McGilloway
      She was the mother of Father James McGilloway, CMRI. She passed away on the west coast Friday July 18.
    • The Soul of Bishop Jose de Jesus Roberto Martinez y Guitierrez
      This Traditional Catholic prelate from the Trento group, who was consecrated by Bishop Carmona, assisted by Bishop Zamora. He was a force for the Faith south of the border and will be sorely missed. He passed away on May 10 this year.
    • Vincent Boedefeld
      Traditional Catholic who died on April 30 just a few days before he would have celebrated with his wife Patricia their 50th Wedding Anniversary.
    • Father Celsus Griese, O.F.M. Traditional Franciscan priest who passed away recently
    • The Soul of Mrs Blanche Womochil
      A longtime Traditional Catholic in her 90's from Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Spokane. Fr. Kevin Vaillancourt said the Requiem Funeral Mass and she was interred in City of Mary Cemetery this past week.
    • The Soul of Erven E. Park
      This magnificent Traditional Catholic writer, known for his "Fruit Chronicles" and having contributed articles to The Daily Catholic over the years, passed away from cancer on the Feast of St. Pius V (May 5).
    • The Soul of Asuncion Barret Hall
      who passed away at the age of 57 after a long struggle with cancer. This traditional Catholic's Requiem Mass was celebrated by Fr. Ephrem Cordova, CMRI at El Camino Mortuary on Friday, April 18. Asuncion, from the Philippines, was born on the Feast of the Assumption and had a deep devotion to our Lady. Requiescat in pace
    • The Soul of Brian LaJoie
      who passed away in late March and his funeral was held at Mt. St. Michael over the first weekend of April. Brian, who long was handicapped with MS, was a parishioner of the City of Mary in Rathdrum, Idaho, but, because the roads to the cemetary were not accessible due to so much snow this spring in the mountains of northern Idaho, Brian's funeral was held in Spokane with Fr. Casimir Puskorius, CMRI officiating at the Requiem Mass attended by loved ones, friends and parishioners. Requiescat in pace
    • The Soul of Mrs. Kathy South
      who passed away on March 7. She and her husband were longtime members of Mary Immaculate Queen parish in Rathdrum, Idaho. Requiescat in pace
    • The Soul of Mrs. Rita Brueggermann
      who passed away on February 27. She, with her husband Bernie were long time influential traditional Catholics at Bishop Daniel Dolan's St. Gertrude the Great parish. Requiescat in pace
    • The Soul of Mr. Robert Culpon
      who passed away on February 27. Bob, in his early 70's, was a devout traditional Catholic who died in his home in Helena, Montana. Requiescat in pace
    • The Soul of Mrs. Jean Chilton
      who passed away recently. She was the sister of traditional pioneer Patrick Henry Omlor. Requiescat in pace


    Acts of Consecration and Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

    Act of Consecration of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

       

    Most sweet Jesus, Redeemer of the human race, look down upon us humbly prostrate before Thy altar. We are Thine, and Thine we wish to be; but, to be more surely united with Thee, behold each one of us freely consecrates himself today to Thy Most Sacred Heart. Many indeed have never known Thee; many too, despising Thy precepts, have rejected Thee. Have mercy on them all, most merciful Jesus, and draw them to Thy Sacred Heart.

        Be Thou King, O Lord, not only of the faithful who have never forsaken Thee, but also of the prodigal children who have abandoned Thee; grant that they may quickly return to their Father's house lest they die of wretchedness and hunger.

        Be Thou King of those who are deceived by erroneous opinions, or whom discord keeps aloof; call them back to the harbor of truth and unity of faith, so that soon there may be but one flock and one Shepherd.

        Be Thou King of all those who are still involved in the darkness of idolatry or of Islamism; refuse not to draw them all into the light and kingdom of God. Turn Thine eyes of mercy toward the children of that race, once Thy chosen people: of old they called down upon themselves the Blood of the Savior; may it now descend upon them a laver of redemption and of life.

        Grant, O Lord, to Thy Church assurance of freedom and immunity from harm; give peace and order to all nations, and make the earth resound from pole to pole with one cry: Praise to the Divine Heart that wrought our salvation; to It be glory and Honor forever. Amen.

      Saint Andrew Daily Missal, p. 1906, Indulgence of 300 days each time it is said. On the feast of Christ the King and the Sacred Heart of Jesus, when solemnly read with the Litany of the Sacred Heart before the Blessed Sacrament exposed one can gain 7 years indulgence and 7 quarantines, and a plenary indulgence supposing Confession and Holy Communion. The Act of Reparation below carries the same indulgence but only on the Feast of the Sacred Heart. This is the official text first composed by Father Ladislaus, SS.CC., and approved by His Holiness Pope Saint Pius X at the request of the Procurator General of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts by Rescript of May 19, 1908. It was made obligatory to gain the indulgences of an Enthronement by a decision of the Sacred Penitentiary on March 1, 1918. [A.A.8. April 1, 1918, II. 154.]

    Act of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

        O sweet Jesus, Whose overflowing charity for men is requited by so much forgetfulness, negligence and contempt, behold us prostrate before Thy altar eager to repair by a special act of homage the cruel indifference and injuries, to which Thy loving Heart is everywhere subject.

        Mindful alas! that we ourselves have had a share in such great indignities, which we now deplore from the depths of our hearts, we humbly ask Thy pardon and declare our readiness to atone by voluntary expiation not only for our own personal offenses, but also for the sins of those, who, straying far from the path of salvation, refuse in their obstinate infidelity to follow Thee, their Shepherd and Leader, or, renouncing the vows of their baptism, have cast off the sweet yoke of Thy Law.

        We are now resolved to expiate each and every deplorable outrage committed against Thee; we are determined to make amends for the manifold offenses against Christian modesty in unbecoming dress and behavior, for all the foul seductions laid to ensnare the feet of the innocent, for the frequent violations of Sundays and holidays, and the shocking blasphemies uttered against Thee and Thy Saints.

       We wish also to make amends for the insults to which Thy priests are subjected, for the profanation, by conscious neglect or terrible acts of sacrilege, of the very Sacrament of Thy Divine Love; and lastly for the public crimes of nations who resist the rights and teaching authority of the Church which Thou hast founded.

        Would, O divine Jesus, we were able to wash away such abominations with our blood. We now offer, in reparation for these violations of Thy divine honor, the satisfaction Thou didst once make to Thy eternal Father on the cross and which Thou dost continue to renews daily on our altars; we offer it in union with the acts of atonement of Thy Virgin Mother and all the Saints and of the pious faithful on earth; and we sincerely promise to make recompense, as far as we can with the help of Thy grace, for all neglect of Thy great love and for the sins we and others have committed in the past. Henceforth we will live a life of unwavering faith, of purity of conduct, of perfect observance of the precepts of the gospel and especially that of charity. We promise to the best of our power to prevent other from offending Thee and to bring as many as possible to follow Thee.

        O loving Jesus, through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our model in reparation, deign to receive the voluntary offering we make of this act of expiation; and by the crowning gift of perseverance keep us faithful unto death in our duty and the allegiance we owe to Thee, so that we may one day come to that happy home, where Thou with the Father and the Holy Ghost livest and reignest God, world without end. Amen.

    For important devotions to the Sacred Heart, see


    Click the graphic above for the Prayers and Meaning of the magnificent icon of the Madonna and Christ Child


          There are many Traditional Catholic Prayers and Devotion that enhance our spiritual life and allow all to continue the beautiful prayers that so many were weaned on beginning with the most powerful weapon we've always had available 24-7. That is the Holy Rosary. Click on the Rosary button to recite the full Rosary in either English or Latin and we encourage you to do as Our Lady asked at Fatima: "Pray the Rosary daily." See DEVOTION OF THE HOLY ROSARY

      In addition, we provide a special page to educate those on the 15 Promises to those who recite Mary's Holy Rosary. See PROMISES OF THE ROSARY

    The following 15 promises (the same number of Mysteries) were given by the Blessed Mother of God to Saint Dominic and Blessed Alan in the twelfth century. To every person who devoutly prays the Rosary, Our Lady promises:


    • 1. Whoever shall faithfully serve me by the recitation of the Rosary, shall receive signal graces.

    • 2. I promise my special protection and the greatest graces to all those who shall recite the Rosary.

    • 3. The Rosary shall be powerful armor against hell. It will destroy vice, decrease sin and defeat heresies.

    • 4. It will cause virtue and good works to flourish. It will obtain for souls the abundant mercy of God. It will withdraw the hearts of men from the love of the world and its vanities, and will lift them to the desire of eternal things. Oh, that souls would sanctify themselves by this means.

    • 5. The soul which recommends itself to me by the recitation of the Rosary, shall not perish.

    • 6. Whoever shall recite the Rosary devoutly, applying himself to the consideration of its sacred mysteries, shall never be conquered by misfortune. God will not chastise him in His justice. He shall not perish by an unprovided death. If he be just, he shall remain in the grace of God and become worthy of eternal life.

    • 7. Whoever shall have a true devotion for the Rosary shall not die without the sacraments of the Church.
    • 8. Those who are faithful to recite the Rosary shall have, during their life and at their death, the light of God and the plentitude of His graces. At the moment of death, they shall participate in the merits of the saints in paradise.

    • 9. I shall deliver from Purgatory those who have been devoted to the Rosary.

    • 10. The faithful children of the Rosary shall merit a high degree of glory in Heaven.

    • 11. You shall obtain all you ask of me by the recitation of the Rosary.

    • 12. All those who propagate the holy Rosary shall be aided by me in their necessities.

    • 13. I have obtained from my Divine Son that all the advocates of the Rosary shall have for intercessors the entire celestial court during their life and at the hour of death.

    • 14. All who recite the Rosary are my sons and brothers of my only Son, Jesus Christ.

    • 15. Devotion of my Rosary is a great sign of predestination.


    Prayer to St. Joseph
      This Prayer to the Patron of the Universal Church was prescribed by His Holiness Pope Leo XIII to be recited after the daily Rosary during October, month of the Holy Rosary. Click here to print out the prayer.

       

    To thee, O blessed Joseph, we have recourse in our affliction, and having implored the help of thy thrice holy Spouse, we now, with hearts filled with confidence, earnestly beg thee also to take us under thy protection. By that charity wherewith thou wert united to the Immaculate Virgin Mother of God, and by that fatherly love with which thou didst cherish the Child Jesus, we beseech thee and we humbly pray that thou wilt look down with gracious eye upon that inheritance which Jesus Christ purchased by His blood, and wilt succor us in our need by thy power and strength.

        Defend, O most watchful guardian of the Holy Family, the chosen off-spring of Jesus Christ. Keep from us, O most loving Father, all blight of error and corruption. Aid us from on high, most valiant defender, in this conflict with the powers of darkness. And even as of old thou didst rescue the Child Jesus from the peril of His life, so no defend God's Holy Church from the snares of the enemy and from all adversity. Shield us ever under thy patronage, that, following thine example and strengthened by thy help, we may live a holy life, die a happy death, and attain to everlasting bliss in Heaven. Amen.


    Act of Reparation to the Immaculate Heart
      
    Most Holy Virgin, and our beloved Mother, we listen with grief to the complaints of thy Immaculate Heart, surrounded with thorns which ungrateful men place therein at every moment by their blasphemies and ingratitude. Moved by the ardent desire of loving thee as our Mother and of promoting true devotion to thy Immaculate Heart, we prostrate ourselves at thy feet to prove the sorrow we feel for the grief that men cause thee and to atone by means of our prayers and sacrifices for the offenses with which men return thy tender love. Obtain for them and for us the pardon of so many sins. A word from thee will obtain grace and forgiveness for us all. Hasten O Lady, the conversion of sinners, that they may love Jesus and cease to offend God, already so much offended, and thus avoid eternal punishment. Turn thine eyes of mercy toward us so that henceforth we may love God with all our hearts while on earth and enjoy Him forever in Heaven. Amen.

    Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart

      O Immaculate Heart of Mary, Queen of Heaven and earth and tender Mother of men, in accordance with thy ardent wish made known at Fatima, I consecrate to thee myself, my brethren, my country and the whole human race. Reign over us and teach us how to make the Heart of Jesus reign and triumph in us and around us as It has reigned and triumphed in thee.

       Reign over us, dearest Mother, that we may be thine in prosperity and in adversity; in joy and in sorrow; in health and in sickness; in life and in death. O most compassionate Heart of Mary, Queen of Virgins, watch over our minds and our hearts and preserve them from the deluge of impurity which thou didst lament so sorrowfully at Fatima. We want to be pure like thee. We want to atone for the many sins committed against Jesus and thee. We want to call down upon our country and the whole world the peace of God in justice and charity.

       Therefore, we now promise to imitate thy virtues by the practice of a Christian life without regard to human respect. We resolve to receive Holy Communion on the First Saturday of every month and to offer thee five decades of the Rosary each day together with our sacrifices in a spirit of reparation and penance. Amen.


    Complete Prayer to Saint Michael
      The following is the longer version of the vital prayer composed by Pope Leo XIII in 1888 after his startling vision as to the future of the Church. This prayer was dedicated for the Feast of St. Michael 1448 years from the date of the election of the first Leo - Pope Saint Leo the Great. Everyone is familiar with the first prayer below which was mandated by His Holiness as part of the Leonine Prayers after Low Mass. After Vatican II, in legion with the devil Giovanni Montini outlawed this necessary prayer and then one wonders how "the smoke of satan" got into the sanctuary? The conciliarists wanted to make sure the words in bold below would never see the light of day again for in it Leo foretold what would happen: The shepherd would be struck, the sheep scattered. Below are both the short and longer versions of this poignant prayer which should never be forgotten.

        Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle, be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him we humbly pray, and do thou, O heavenly hosts, by the power of God, thrust into hell satan and all the evil spirits who prowl about the world for the ruin of souls. Amen.

    O glorious Archangel Saint Michael, Prince of the heavenly host, be our defense in the terrible warfare which we carry on against principalities and powers, against the rulers of this world of darkness, spirits of evil. Come to the aid of man, whom God created immortal, made in His own image and likeness, and redeemed at a great price from the tyranny of the devil. Fight this day the battle of our Lord, together with the holy angels, as already thou hast fought the leader of the proud angels, Lucifer, and his apostate host, who were powerless to resist thee, nor was there place for them any longer in Heaven. That cruel, that ancient serpent, who is called the devil or Satan who seduces the whole world, was cast into the abyss with his angels. Behold this primeval enemy and slayer of men has taken courage. Transformed into an angel of light, he wanders about with all the multitude of wicked spirits, invading the earth in order to blot out the Name of God and of His Christ, to seize upon, slay, and cast into eternal perdition, souls destined for the crown of eternal glory. That wicked dragon pours out. as a most impure flood, the venom of his malice on men of depraved mind and corrupt heart, the spirit of lying, of impiety, of blasphemy, and the pestilent breath of impurity, and of every vice and iniquity. These most crafty enemies have filled and inebriated with gall and bitterness the Church, the spouse of the Immaculate Lamb, and have laid impious hands on Her most sacred possessions. In the Holy Place itself, where has been set up the See of the most holy Peter and the Chair of Truth for the light of the world, they have raised the throne of their abominable impiety with the iniquitous design that when the Pastor has been struck the sheep may be scattered. Arise then, O invincible Prince, bring help against the attacks of the lost spirits to the people of God, and give them the victory. They venerate thee as their protector and patron; in thee holy Church glories as her defense against the malicious powers of hell; to thee has God entrusted the souls of men to be established in heavenly beatitude. Oh, pray to the God of peace that He may put Satan under our feet, so far conquered that he may no longer be able to hold men in captivity and harm the Church. Offer our prayers in the sight of the Most High, so that they may quickly conciliate the mercies of the Lord; and beating down the dragon, the ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, do thou again make him captive in the abyss, that he may no longer seduce the nations. Amen.

      V: Behold the Cross of the Lord; be scattered ye hostile powers.
      R: The Lion of the Tribe of Juda has conquered the root of David.
      V: Let Thy mercies be upon us, O Lord.
      R: As we have hoped in Thee.
      V: O Lord hear my prayer.
      R: And let my cry come unto Thee.
        V: Let us pray. O God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, we call upon Thy holy Name, and as suppliants, we implore Thy clemency, that by the intercession of Mary, ever Virgin, immaculate and our Mother, and of the glorious Archangel Saint Michael, Thou wouldst deign to help us against Satan and all other unclean spirits, who wander about the world for the injury of the human race and the ruin of our souls. Amen.


      O great Saint Philomena, glorious Virgin and Martyr, wonder-worker of our age, I return most fervent thanks to God for the miraculous gifts bestowed on thee, and beseech thee to impart to me a share in the graces and blessings of which thou hast been the channel to so many souls. Through the heroic fortitude with which thou didst confront the fury of tyrants and brave the frowns of the mighty rather than swerve from thy allegiance to the King of Heaven, obtain for me purity of body and soul, purity of heart and desire, purity of thought and affection. Through thy patience under multiplied sufferings, obtain for me a submissive acceptance of all the afflictions it may please God to send me and as thou didst miraculously escape unhurt from the waters of the Tiber, into which thou wert cast by order of thy persecutor, so may I pass through the waters of tribulation without detriment to my soul. In addition to these favors, obtain for me, O faithful spouse of Jesus, the particular intention I earnestly recommend to thee at this moment.

    Here mention your specific petition

      O pure Virgin and holy Martyr, deign to cast a look of pity from Heaven on thy devoted servant, comfort me in affliction, assist me in danger, above all come to my aid in the hour of death. Watch over the interests of the Church of God, pray for its exaltation and prosperity, the extension of the faith, for the Sovereign Pontiff when he is truly such, for the clergy, for the perseverance of the just, the conversion of sinners, and the relief of the Souls in Purgatory, especially those dear to me, and those most forgotten. O great Saint, whose triumph we celebrate on earth, intercede for me, that I may one day behold the crown of glory bestowed on thee in Heaven, and eternally bless Him who so liberally rewards for all eternity the sufferings endured for His love during this short life. Amen.

    Novena in preparation for the
    Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

       Majestic Queen of Heaven and Mistress of the Angels, thou hast received from God the power and command to crush the head of satan. Therefore, we humbly beg of thee, send forth the legions of Heaven, that under thy command they may seek out all evil spirits, engage them everywhere in battle, curb their pride, and hurl them back into the pit of hell. Quis ut Deus? “Who is like unto God?” With firm confidence we present ourselves before thee, our most loving Mother, afflicted and troubled as we are, and we beg thee to let us understand the love you have for us by granting this petition, if it is according to the Will of God and profitable for our salvation:
    (mention your request)
    Good and tender Mother, thou shalt ever be our hope and the object of our love. Mother of God, send forth the Holy Angels to defend us and drive far from us the cruel foe. Holy Angels and Archangels, defend and keep us.

        Mary, Queen Assumed into Heaven, I rejoice that after years of heroic martyrdom on earth, thou hast at last been taken to the throne prepared for thee in Heaven by the Holy Trinity. Lift my heart with thee in the glory of thy Assumption above the dreadful touch of sin and impurity. Teach me how small earth becomes when viewed from Heaven. Make me realize that death is the triumphant gate through which I shall pass to thy Divine Son, and that someday my body shall rejoin my soul in the unending bliss of Heaven. From this earth, over which I tread as a pilgrim, I look to thee for help. I ask for this favor:

    (Mention your request again)
    When my hour of death has come, lead me safely to the presence of Jesus to enjoy the vision of my God for all eternity together with thee.

    From The Treasury of Novenas by Fr. Lawrence G. Lovasik




    Novena in Preparation
    for the Feast
    of
    CORPUS CHRISTI

    From Pentecost Tuesday through the day before Corpus Christi Thursday
      I thank Thee, Jesus, my Divine Redeemer, for coming upon this earth for our salvation, and for instituting the august Sacrament of the Most Holy Eucharist in order to remain with us until the end of the world.

         I thank Thee for hiding beneath the Eucharistic species Thy infinite majesty and beauty, which Thy Angels delight to behold, so that I might have courage to approach the throne of Thy Mercy.

         I thank Thee, most loving Jesus, for having made Thyself my food, and for uniting me to Thyself with so much love in this wonderful Sacrament that I may live in Thee.

         I thank Thee, my Jesus, for giving Thyself to me in this Most Blessed Sacrament, and so enriching it with the treasures of Thy love that Thou hast no greater gift to give me.

         I thank Thee not only for becoming my food but also for offering Thyself as a continual sacrifice to Thy Eternal Father for my salvation.

         I thank Thee, Divine Priest, for offering Thyself as a Sacrifice daily upon our altars in adoration and homage to the Most Blessed Trinity, and for making amends for our poor and miserable adorations.

         I thank Thee for renewing in this daily Sacrifice the actual propitiatory Sacrifice of the Cross offered on Calvary, in which Thou satisfiest Divine justice for us poor sinners.

         I thank Thee, dear Jesus, for having become the priceless Victim to merit for me the fullness of Heavenly favors. Awaken in me such confidence in Thee that their fullness may descend ever more fruitfully upon my soul and let me always be worthy of Thee.

         I thank Thee for offering Thyself in thanksgiving to God for all His benefits, spiritual and temporal, which He hath bestowed upon me. In union with Thine offering of Thyself to Thy Father in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, I ask for this special favor:

      (Mention your petition here)

         If it be Thy holy Will, grant my request. Through Thee I also hope to receive the grace of perseverance in Thy love and faithful service, a holy death, and a happy eternity with Thee in Heaven. Amen.

         O Lord, Thou hast given us this Sacred Banquet, in which Christ is received, the memory of His Passion is renewed, the mind is filled with grace, and a pledge of future glory is given to us who are worthy of Thee. Thou hast given them bread from Heaven. Having all sweetness within.

      Let us pray.

      God our Father, for Thy glory and our salvation Thou appointed Jesus Christ eternal High Priest. May the souls He gained for Thee by His Blood come to share in the power of His Cross and Resurrection by celebrating His Memorial in this Most Blessed Sacrament, for He liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, one God, forever. Amen.

         O Jesus, since Thou hast left us a remembrance of Thy Passion beneath the veils of this Sacrament, grant us, we pray, so to venerate the sacred mysteries of Thy Body and Blood that we may always enjoy the fruits of Thy Redemption through Christ our Lord. Amen.




    See Seven Sorrows of the Immaculate Heart



        
    Special Nine-Day Novena of Intercession to Restore Christ's Church to it's rightful hierarchical heritage

       Thanks to Dr. Marian Therese Horvat and Tradition in Action, readers pray this special Novena which honors Mary under the title of Our Lady of Good Success as imparted to the 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 the Blessed Mother warned of the dire crisis the Church is undergoing today. Prayer and penance are the only answer, and, as we prepare for the time of Septuagesima less than a week after the historical feast of Our Lady of Good Success on the same day as the Presentation and Purification of Mary, we need to heed what the answer truly is in these dire times. Enough talk, enough supposition, it's time to place it in Heaven's hands. On your knees, folks, we've got some praying to do. For more information on the origins and necessity of this Novena, we urge you to see Our Lady of Good Success.


    Prayer to St. Jude

       Most holy apostle, St. Jude, faithful servant and friend of Jesus, the Church honors and invokes you universally, as the patron of hopeless cases, of things almost despaired of. Pray for me, I am so helpless and alone. Make use I implore you, of that particular privilege given to you, to bring visible and speedy help where help is almost despaired of. Come to my assistance in this great need that I may receive the consolation and help of heaven in all my necessities, tribulations, and sufferings, particularly (here make your request) and that I may praise God with you and all the elect forever. I promise, O blessed St. Jude, to be ever mindful of this great favor, to always honor you as my special and powerful patron, and to gratefully encourage devotion to you. Amen.


    Click above to go devotions after receiving Holy Communion


    Litany of the Most Precious Blood


    First Saturday Devotion

    One of the greatest things we can do for the Sacred Heart of Jesus, especially in this Month of the Most Sacred Heart, is to honor His Blessed Mother and to act upon her strong request at Fatima to make reparation for the blasphemies against her name and image with the Five First Saturdays consisting of Confession, Holy Mass and Holy Communion, Recitation of the Holy Rosary, and spending at least 15 minutes - preferably before the Blessed Sacrament - to keep Our Lady company and to soothe her Immaculate Heart by pledging the intention of making reparation to the Blessed Mother for the offenses against Her. She promised to Sr. Lucia that whoever observes the Five First Saturday Devotions will receive the graces needed at the hour of death.

          The month of July was dedicated to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus and is the same month where we prepared for the Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel with the Nine Day Novena here:


      Novena Leading up to the Feast of>

    • July 8 - Day 1
    • July 9 - Day 2
    • July 10 - Day 3
    • July 11 - Day 4
    • July 12 - Day 5
    • July 13 - Day 6
    • July 14 - Day 7
    • July 15 - Day 8
    • July 16 - Day 9

    • O Most Holy Mother of Mount Carmel, when asked by a saint to grant privileges to the family of Carmel, you gave assurance of your Motherly love and help to those faithful to you and to your Son. Behold us, your children. We glory in wearing your holy ha bit, which makes us members of your family of Carmel, through which we shall have your powerful protection in life, at death and even after death. Look down with love, O Gate of Heaven, on all those now in their last agony! Look down graciously, O Virgin, Flower of Carmel, on all those in need of help! Look down mercifully, O Mother of our Savior, on all those who do not know that they are numbered among your children. Look down tenderly, O Queen of All Saints, on the poor souls!

      (pause and mention petitions)

      Our Father...
      Hail Mary...
      Glory Be...

        O Mary, Conceived without sin, Pray for us who have recourse to thee! Mother and Ornament of Carmel, pray for us
        Virgin, Flower of Carmel, pray for us
        Patroness of all who wear the Scapular, pray for us
        Hope of all who die wearing the Scapular, pray for us
        St. Joseph, Friend of the Sacred Heart, pray for us
        St. Joseph, Chaste Spouse of Mary, pray for us
        St. Joseph, Our Patron, pray for us
        O sweet Heart of Mary, be my Salvation!


      July is a month when the world grows even darker, governments and hierarchs grow more sinister in their bargain with the devil to eradicate God and His true Church. We turn then to the Son of God and implore Jesus to wash us in His Most Precious Blood and have mercy on us, to save us in this time of great confusion and peril, the time of the Great Apostasy, where so many have foresaken God and the true Faith. Therefore it is left to Christ's few left among the remnant, those few He will find who still have the true Faith He instituted and who practice it according to the infallible, perennial Magisterium of His Church, not conceding even one iota of compromise to the counterfeit church of conciliarism or to the demonic government that has usurped man's rights before God. It is all because of our sins that Christ died and it is because of our sins that we are receiving just punishment for abandoning Him and His Commandments. It is truly a time of Tenebrae when the darkness grows even darker. Thus it is left to us to encourage others to take up with us the heavenly weapon that, outside of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, is the most powerful tool we have to combat all the demonic activities in ecclesiastical and secular circles that threaten souls. The very fact so many are lukewarm and that the Lord will vomit them out of His mouth as documented in Apocalypse 3: 16, should prompt us all to pray all the more and call upon Heaven for mercy. We must understand that the innocent will suffer along with the guilty, but the innocent who truly follow all that Christ established and are faithful to the end, even if it leads to martyrdom as it did in early Rome, England and France and so many other spots throughout the world throughout history, will be rewarded with a heavenly crown as Christ has promised and as Saint Paul affirms in his epistles.


      "Qui legit, intelligat"
      We are pleased to be able to provide an archive of sermons for each Sunday and Holy Day of Obligation by Father Louis J. Campbell to assist Traditionalists in their spiritual journey. The title for these Sunday Sermons is taken from Our Lord's most revealing and pertinent words in Matthew 24: vs. 15, "he that readeth, let him understand" - words that have much more significance in these times of grave crisis. Father Louis provides the nourishment from the Gospels so that we can all understand more clearly and respond to God's Holy Will. For his sermons, see Archives of Father's Sermons


      Click on the Confessional to your right to review your transgressions through a thorough Examination of Conscience to make a good Confession.




      When you can't attend the Holy Sacrifice
      For those who cannot be present for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, we provide additional prayers that can be supplemented with the ORDINARY OF THE HOLY MASS and the PROPER OF THE DAY to enable you to better prepare yourself at home. Of course, this never replaces actually being there, but it is much better than attending the Novus Ordo services. Therefore we have gleaned from The Key of Heaven prayers to say at home. It is very comforting to know that the Holy Mass is offered for us even when we are not actually present. But to enjoy the benefits which it procures, we must by a SPIRITUAL COMMUNION become partakers of the altar from which we are temporarily banished. Here we provide prayers in preparation for fulfilling assistance in absentia in addition to the ORDINARY OF THE HOLY MASS and PROPER OF THE DAY. PRAYERS IN ABSENTIA

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    Our Guardian Angels, they're there to help us in everything we do. That includes when you can't physically get to Holy Mass, such as for those who cannot attend Holy Mass on a daily basis, or even on Sundays because quite possibly a Traditional Latin Mass is not near. You can always send your Angel to the Holy Sacrifice on your behalf in order to join the untold choirs of Angels adoring Christ come down upon the altar. Click on the poem below that illustrates this if you want to print it out:


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