We invite you to come sail with The Daily Catholic
Jan 18    Jan 19     Jan 20     Jan 14     Jan 15     Jan 16    Jan 17
  • Please HELP us stay on line
  • GRAPHICS version
  • Holy Rosary
  • Archives
  • Ports o' Call 2004
  • The Ottaviani Intervention
  • Mission of The DailyCatholic
  • Sacred Deposit of the Faith
  • Sacred Scripture
  • Ecumenical Councils
  • Baltimore Catechism
  • Catechism of Trent
  • Papal Decrees
  • Promises of the Sacred Heart
  • Urgent Plea for the Papacy
  • Jewish Document Critique
  • WEDNESDAY         January 21, 2004
    updated: January 21, 2004   12:00 p.m. CST                    Volume 15, no. 21
    Know the Faith in order to Keep the Faith!
    For thumnail descriptions and links to the other sections of this issue see:


    NOTE:   For best alignment of pages on this site, set your font size to smallest in your browser. We assure you that you will be able to read all type at that setting. Please share whatever you see here with others.

    Double Feast of Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr

    Red vestments

    Mass is the
    Missa "Me exspectaverunt peccatores"
    for the Proper of the Mass in conjunction with the Ordinary of the Mass

    Tomorrow is the Semi-Double Feast of Saint Vincent and Saint Anastasius
    Red vestments
    Mass is the Missa "Intret in conspectu"

    REASON #21.
       Because the narrative manner of the Consecration in the New Mass infers that it is only a memorial and not a true sacrifice (Protestant Thesis)
      So many have been so dumbed down over the past 35 years that they aren't aware how the sacrificial nature of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass has been eliminated as much as possible by the VaticantwoArians. The Vatican was warned of this catastrophe. See The Ottaviani Intervention This is the twenty-first of 62 reasons which were submitted by the Priests of Campos and endorsed by the late great Bishop Castro de Mayer. Each day we will publish one of the 62 until they're all complete
    Conversely in the True Holy Mass of All Ages:

    GRACE #21.
        He removes many of the imperfections attaching to thy good deeds.
      This is the twenty-first of at least 77 Graces derived from participation at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass - the Mass of All Ages - the Latin Mass of the Roman Rite which was decreed to be said "in perpetuity" by Pope Saint Pius V in codifying the infallible decrees of the dogmatic Council of Trent. These graces are taken from Father Martin von Cochem's Explanation of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass with an imprimatur by New York's Archbishop Michael Augustin on June 24, 1818 during the Pontificate of Pope Pius VII

  • We weigh in today with a HOT ISSUES editorial on the latest razzle-dazzle out of Rome - the denial that the Pope ever pronounced the brilliant, simple, poetic words "it is as it was" in commenting about Mel Gibson's upcoming film. Something definitely doesn't sound right here and, indeed 'It' depends on what 'is' was!
  • Catharine Lamb continues to familiarize the reader a little further on who the saints are who are invoked in the Communicantes of the Canon of the Holy Mass as she presents today The Apostles
    The latest on Mel Gibson rebutting Vatican denial in our countdown page as momentum builds for the release of The Passion of The Christ

      For those who truly want to delve deeper into what the Faith teaches and what past Sovereign Pontiffs have decreed, we recommend for your vital reading to better KNOW THE FAITH in order to KEEP THE FAITH, pertinent Papal decrees which put to the lie what is being promulgated today by the Vatican II church. We strongly encourage you to read these to understand how today the modern church is in Apostasy when compared to what had always been taught by Holy Mother Church and enforced and warned as most grievous by previous Pontiffs as you'll see in CREDO & CULTURE

    Pray for John Paul II that he will awake from the devastating 40-year slumber and return Holy Mother Church to its rightful place as the true Mystical Body of Christ and consecrate Russia to Mary's Immaculate Heart.
    The entire thrill-packed suspense novel on the fight to preserve the True Faith and the world against the nefarious Legion of the Basilisk is now on-line at WHITE SMOKE, BLACK FIRE!
    For links to past articles, columns, series, etc. of contributing writers found in The Daily Catholic as well as the ARCHIVES for the past two years, see PORT 2004
  • Wednesday Afternoon News

    Last Updated:

    Provided by AgapePress

    The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away and so, evidently, does the Vatican for what was is not what is according to the one who conveyed the Pope's words to Mel Gibson's co-producer that the Pope's only comments were "it is as it was." But now Rome is in denial. Why the about face and a month no less after it was issued? We delve a little deeper and show that another agenda could very well be at work here - stopping the growing Traditional Catholic groundswell and conversions that could definitely result from the fruits of Gibson's landmark film. We explain in this Hot Issues commentary with 'It' depends on what 'is' was!
    Shears and Tears of a Lamb
    Catharine Lamb resumes her feature on the Canon of the Mass and those who are honored. Most prominent after the Blessed Mother and the Blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, are the rest of the Apostles, less Judas Iscariot of course, who, save for the beloved disciple John, all gave their lives for Christ and His Church. From the blood of these martyred hand-chosen men arose a mighty fortress - Holy Mother the Church - which has withstood everything for over two millennia. To sustain the faithful, we have the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, instituted in the Upper Room where the Apostles were present. In the True Holy Mass they are invoked in the beginning of the Canon of the Mass, as Catharine provides a little more informatioin on these men in The Apostles.

      Catholic PewPOINT
      Editor Michael Cain got the jump on the President's 'State of the Union' Address Tuesday night with his own 'State of Unity' Address in which he identified the smoke and mirrors that may reflect that there is unity when in truth there is none. That is no surprise, despite the fact that campaigns and efforts to publicize unity - whether with other churches or in the pro-life movement or in the cause of Martin Luther King - may posture that progress is happening. Yet, Christ has clearly said that His Peace is not what the world promises or can give. Any promises that there can be peace - well, run from it. All the rhetoric: it all doesn't amount to a hill of beans until we realize that the only True vehicle Christ left for true unity is His Holy Church. The problem is not just convincing non-Catholics of that, but Catholics themselves, beginning with the Pope himself as Cain explained in his Address State of Unity
      Traditional Thoughts
      We brought you an article by Michael Davies which not only verified the Protestantization of the Mass by one of its chief architects - Max Thurian of the Protestant Taizé community in France who converted and became a priest, but a fulfillment of the intent of the New Order. Just prior to his death, even he wrote that the Church had gone overboard with the reforms. Few would have expected Thurian to defend tradition. Davies also shows how the declining numbers are showing that in the most Catholic country in the world - Brazil - more Protestants worship on Sunday than Catholics! One One wonders if those figures include the Novus Ordo services as 'Catholic' or, what they properly should be referred to: Protestant. If they considered them 'Catholic' then the declining numbers are even worse! Much worse! Davies documented the numbers in An Unexpected Defense of Tradition .

        Gabriel's Clarion
        Gabriel Garnica observes this constructed Ecumenical Week with a humorous piece, showing the insanity of the New Order and a clear insight into the insanity the Church of Vatican II promotes with the game of Ecumania! It's the hottest game - and we do mean 'game' - going today. Everyone is going bonkers over the novelty! It's a mind game and the more you play it, the more you get sucked in. There is a downside to this however. While you are mentally sucked in, your Catholicity and spiritual essence is sucked out. That's the goal of Ecumania as Gabriel points out in his ingenious column Let's Play Ecumania!
        "By their fruits you shall know them"
        As an antithesis to the insanity of this week of ecumaniacal madness, the District Superior of the SSPX in Asia weighed in with a pertinent article on how blatant is the intent of the ecumaniacs in their agenda to appease all religions and deny the Roman Catholic Church as the only true religion. Fr. Daniel Couture documents this and points to the prophecies of Our Lady at La Salette as evidence of what she predicted has indeed come true as he indicated in The sour, rotting 'fruits' of Ecumenism .

        Qui legit, intelligat
        In Father Louis Campbell's sermon for the Second Sunday After Epiphany, he concentrated on the Gospel - the Wedding Feast at Cana and its overall significance in salvation history. He showed where the 'woman' referred to by the Lord God in Genesis 3: 15 could be none other than the Blessed Virgin Mary, whose virtues are displayed in part by various great women of the Bible, but none to the fullness of pure virtue exemplified by the Mother of God who tells us in the simplest way "Do whatever He tells you" as Father explained in his sermon The Woman of Genesis 3: 15.

        Shears and Tears of a Lamb
        Catharine Lamb applied the heat lamp to the frozen tundra of the "New Springtime." While Novus Ordo Catholics await the 'promised' 'season of renewal' their hearts grow colder, unable to thaw in the endless winter of discontent, shivering in schism and apostasy. They plod on not realizing this "New Springtime" and "Civilization of Love" are nothing but a snowball growing larger as it rolls downward towards the abyss. Catharine warned in The Novus Ordo and the New Winter


       We invite you to find out for yourself the truth as we present a compendium portal of documents on the Faith in all aspects, past, present and to come. We guarantee what you read is in full harmony with the Truths and Traditions of Holy Mother Church, and we guarantee you that if you read it all with a discerning heart you will be able to decipher the wheat from the chaff. You will better understand what the absolutes of our Faith are and not be fooled by modernism and ambiguities, no matter how cleverly they are couched. Remember satan is the father of half-truths. Read the fullness of the Truths and Tradtions of the Roman Catholic Faith by clicking on any of the bars below.


    Preserving the Truths and Traditions of Holy Mother Church
      We invite you to find out for yourself the truth as we present a compendium portal of documents on the Faith in all aspects. For thumnail descriptions and links to the other sections of this issue see:

    Traditional Priest Needed for Latin Mass in beautiful, scenic SW Missouri Branson Lakes area.

    Copying and disseminating written material is permitted provided nothing is taken out of context and the URL and sources are credited.    For pertinent questions referring to this, contact the Editor
    JANUARY 21, 2004
    Volume 15, no. 21
    Proud Member
    of the