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    During this Easter Week we encourage you to click on Tom's latest essays above. Also, for other events occurring, the best source for day-to-day commentary are the Fathers Moderator at Traditio below.


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Christ is Risen! He is truly Risen!

Sermon on not fearing the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Fr. Louis Campbell

   For Easter Sunday we bring you Father Louis Campbell's brief sermon first given three years ago. Father reminds us emphatically that we can only truly celebrate Christ's Resurrection if we accept and believe, as every Catholic must, that we are already dead to this world. Realizing this, we have no fear of what man will do to us for neither War, Strife, Famine or Pestilence can harm the soul. But those who value the world, the flesh and the devil have much to fear for the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse have already begun their gallop over this earth. Father encourages us to take comfort in Christ's victory over death and sin, to be consoled by the optimism of the Exultet which illustrates so well the fact that the darkness is obliterated by the Light of Christ - the Light of Truth which cannot be suppressed. Christ's Rays are forever to those who choose to bask in His graces for He is risen as He said. Alleluia!






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Southern California

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

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

SAN DIEGO
Our Lady of Fatima
3000 Old Town Ave
SUNDAYS: Confessions & Rosary: 8:30 a.m.
9 a.m. Holy Mass
Our Lady of Fatima Parish
call Mr. Torben Bruck
(619) 244-8766

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

Washington

SPOKANE
Mount St. Michael
8500 N. St. Michael's Rd.
Spokane, WA 99217
SUNDAYS: 8 & 10:30 a.m., 12:30 (Rectory) & 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

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

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. John Trough (253) 535-9477

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

Ontario
CANADA

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 (734) 729-8228

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

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

Colorado

DENVER
Our Lady of the Snow Parish
3001 So. Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO
SUNDAYS: 9 a.m.
Confessions before Mass
Our Lady of the Snow
call Bishop Mark Pivarunas, CMRI (402) 571-4404
or call (303) 995-0906 or (303) 280-0194

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 (402) 571-4404 or(970) 323-8600

BURLINGTON
Immaculate Conception Church
228 11th St.
Burlington, CO 80807
SUNDAYS: 8 a.m.
Confessions before Mass
Immaculate Conception
call (719) 346-0379

COLORADO SPRINGS
Our Lady Help of Christians Mission
Colorado Springs, CO
SUNDAYS: 1 p.m.
Confessions before Mass
Our Lady Help of Christians
call (719) 205-1434

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

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

Michigan

DETROIT*
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 Fr. Francisco Radecki, CMRI (734) 729-8228

GRAND RAPIDS*
Most Holy Rosary
314 E. Main St.
Middleville, MI 49333
SUNDAYS: 3:30 p.m.
Confessions before Mass
Most Holy Rosary Parish
call Fr. Francisco Radecki, CMRI (269) 795-9030

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

Ohio

CINCINNATI*
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 before Fri & Sat a.m. Masses
St. Gertrude the Great
call Bishop Daniel Dolan (513)645-4212


COLUMBUS
St. Clare Parish
24 E. Norwich
Columbus, OH 43201
SUNDAYS: 9:30 a.m.
Confessions before Sunday Mass
St. Clare Parish
call Fr. Anthony Cekada (614) 424-6278

AKRON
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
450 Dennison Ave
Akron, Ohio 44312
SUNDAYS: 9:15 a.m.
WEEKDAYS: 9 a.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 p.m
Saturday 9:00 a.m.
Confessions before Sunday & Wednesday Masses
Sacred Heart of Jesus
call Fr. James McGilloway, CMRI (330) 784-8025

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: 9 a.m
First Saturday 8:00 a.m.
Confessions before Masses
Our Mother of Perpetual Help
call Fr. James McGilloway, CMRI (419) 562-1985

WHEELERSBURG
Most Holy Trinity Parish
Wheelersburg, Ohio 45694
SUNDAYS: 4 p.m. (2nd and 4th Sundays)
Confessions before Mass
Most Holy Trinity Parish
call Fr. James McGilloway, CMRI call (330) 784-8025 or (740) 776-6843

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 Bishop Robert McKenna, O.P. (203) 261-8290

Massachusetts

BOSTON*
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Mission
400 Cummings Park
Woburn, MA 01801
SUNDAYS: 4 p.m. (2nd and 4th)
Confessions before Mass
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Mission
call (617) 913-1483
for Mass in Lewiston, Maine on same Sundays, call (207) 786-4018

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       On behalf of The Daily Catholic's excellent array of contributing writers, who have provided so much insight and inspiration in helping all learn more about their Faith in order to know what we must all do to preserve and uphold the One True Faith of Apostolic Tradition, we want to extend to all our readers a blessed and grace-filled Easter and may you bask in the Mystical Light of our Resurrected Savior and grow stronger in your Faith throughout this time of Paschaltide. Alleluia, alleluia.

    Michael Cain, editor

This prayer replaces the Angelus during Paschaltide

Regina Coeli laetare. Alleluia.
Quia quem meruisti portare. Alleluia.
Resurrexit sicut dixit. Alleluia.
Ora pro nobis Deum. Alleluia.
V. Gaude et laetare, virgo Maria. Alleluia.
R. Quia surrexit Dominus vere. Alleluia.

Oremus.
Deus, qui per resurrectionem Filii tui, Domini nostri Iesu Christi, mundum laetificare dignatus es: praesta, quaesumus; ut, per eius Genetricem Virginem Mariam, perpetuae capiamus gaudia vitae. Per eundem Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen.


Queen of Heaven, rejoice, Alleluia.
For He Whom thou was made worthy to bear. Alleluia.
Hath risen as He said. Alleluia.
Pray for us to our God. Alleluia.
V. Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary. Alleluia.
R. For the Lord hath risen indeed. Alleluia.

Let us pray.
O God, Who through the resurrection of Thy Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ, hast vouchsafed to make glad the whole world, grant us, we beseech Thee, that, through the intercession of the Virgin Mary, His Mother, we may attain the joys of eternal life. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.


To PRINT this prayer out, see Regina Coeli

Forty days and nights are completed, the forty hours our Lord spent in the tomb are history. Now, truly His Story can and must be told

Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey completes his excellent eight-part series on a Reflection of Salvation History for death has been conquered - From Eden to the Empty Tomb - indeed for the tomb is empty. He has risen as He said, Alleluia. Our Lord's human nature stilled in His physical body willingly lain in rest for 40 hours; while His divine nature was active, entering the abode of the bosom of Abraham to assure those who had been dead from Adam to Dismas that Heaven awaited. Tom points out that Jesus was showing us how we must be patient - bearing our crosses patiently for we cannot be His disciples if we do not willingly take up our crosses daily and follow Him to our own Calvary to which ever degree God so deems so that we will have a strong case when we stand before the Supreme Judge on our own Day of Judgment. Tom reasserts that our work in the vineyard continues until we are laid to rest. We, like St. Augustine, should be restless for that day and realize our hearts are restless until they rest in Christ Jesus, the Son of God, Who is risen from the dead as He said. Alleluia. In keeping with the short epistle and Gospel for today, Tom presents a very short essay compared to his regular articles withResurrexi, et Adhuc Tecum Sum, Alleluia


Believing takes faith, Faith in founded on belief in all the Son of God imparted to man through the only Church He founded. Believe it!

John Gregory provides meditation for the Resurrection which begins the Glorious Mysteries of the Holy Rosary in corresponding with this time of Paschaltide. For the First Glorious Mystery, the best meditation to inspire on the Resurrection of Our Lord and what followed up to His Ascension can be gleaned from Sacred Scripture and the holy Gospels of the Four Evangelists. What is remarkable is how the four accounts so readily strengthen each other. John takes the Gospels from the Resurrection and the aftermath of Christ's activity and we can see all He imparted capsulized in His messages, "Blessed are they who have not seen and believe," "Feed My sheep," and "Follow Me" as well as His charge to go out into the world and convert, not compromise, every creature. Those who believe and are baptized into the Church He founded and are obedient to all He taught and handed down, will be saved, those who think they have a better idea are in for a big surprise and it won't be Heaven. John chronicles the time from tomb to the eve of the Ascension with The First Glorious Mystery: The Resurrection of the Lord


There is no more glorious day in the Liturgical Year than the Solemnity of the Resurrection when the Old Covenant is completly fulfilled, fully paving the way for the New Covenant through the perpetual Holy Sacrifice

Editor Michael Cain provides a short meditation for the First Class Solemnity of the Resurrection of the Lord and all the glory it should be accorded. Jesus Christ has, as He promised, conquered death once and for all. We are given everlasting hope for He has indeed risen as He said, Alleluia. The season of Paschaltide is replete with Alleluias in this glorious season of celebration in the Church. There is no happier time of the year. This is the true "New Springtime" which Christ established, not man and the New Order church. This follows what the True Church has always considered as the established "Civilization of Love" - Good Friday - for "no greater love doth one have than to lay down one's life for another." Abraham's Bosom has been emptied. The flowers return to the altar, white is the festive color (though gold vestments are permitted for Easter Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, all first class feasts) as Cain shares a short meditation on The Most Glorious of Mysteries The Most Glorious of Mysteries


It's all about priorities in adding up the benefits of embracing the wood of the Cross so we, like St. Thomas, can embrace His wounds and be engulfed forever in His Most Sacred and Merciful Heart

We provide an excellent Easter article from Gabriel Garnica first run here three years ago. He points out that the numbers add up. 40 days and nights, one hour in the Garden, three hours on the cross, 40 hours in the tomb. From five wounds to four fools to three crosses to two occasions in which Our Lord's silence spoke volumes to today where first things are first. The Cross and Resurrection are One for you cannot have one without the other. There can be no Resurrection without the Cross. Likewise, what worth would the Cross be without the Resurrection? Gabriel points this out in his reflection, noting the distance between Jerusalem and Calvary were much further than between the summit and the sepulchre. This is to represent that our travails, our crosses are not the short-cut, but the well-earned merit badges of grace made possible through the Merits of Jesus Christ's ultimate Sacrifice. Gabriel explains in his Easter refelction First Things First First Things First


Why would the Jews ever have looked a gift horse in the mouth and said 'no'? That is a question for the ages. Will we cave to temporal trivials like the original children of Abraham did or be true to Christ as the spiritual children of Abraham?

We continue with this special feature provided by John Gregory with the Haydock Commentary found at the bottom of each page of the Douay-Rheims Bible. We publish it here in conjunction with the Epistle and Gospel for the Sunday Mass, with the cogent comprehensive Catholic Commentary penned by Father George Leo Haydock. since we celebrate Easter throughout the week, it is an opportunity to reflect on both Easter Sunday, the greatest of all Sabbaths, and then Low Sunday. For the Resurrection we understand how the old leaven, meaning the Old Testament, has been fulfilled. The old rites have been superseded by the new rite instituted by the Son of man on Maundy Thursday. Through the new unleavened Bread we receive the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ our Lord and become heirs of the kingdom of Heaven, Jew and Gentile alike who abide in Him and all He has taught through His One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. Reason indeed to exclaim with great jubilation: Alleluia, alleluia in The Rising of the Unleavened Bread and for Low Sunday we find the essence of believing. As Catholics we go by faith, not feelings. That is why there are few lows when one goes on faith, but a constant confident high that is tempered by a steady keel provided by the sacramental life of the Church that enables us to believe and say the very same words the doubting Apostle said when he was at last convinced: My Lord, and my God. Dominus meus, et Deus meus. John shares Fr. Haydock's poignant words in A Testament of Lasting Faith


How will we ever repay Christ for the Ransom He paid for us? We can't, but He doesn't expect anything more than to love Him and obey all He taught and passed down through His holy Church.

We continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on the Liturgical Time of the Penitential Season. We have reached the "apogee" - the very vertex of the penitential season of Lent when the humanity of Jesus Christ takes its toll, coming to the surface in sustaining the most brutal beating one could encounter; thus proving His unyielding, everlasting Love for us by His undertaking for us the burden of our sins and, only through His merits, making it possible that we might someday be in Paradise with Him. It begins on Palm Sunday in the streets of Jerusalem in celebratory anticipation and will climax on those very same streets less than a week later when their "Hero" is no longer fanned with palmfrons and hosannas, but spat upon and held in contempt for He failed to provide the instant gratification the people sought for they saw not with the light of faith, but of futility and fascination in someone they thought could make their lives easier, rid the Romans and call off the letter-of-the-law Sanhedrin. How many that day had regrets, saying: "if only we had known..."? We cannot make such excuses or regrets, for truly we know He was [is] the Son of God! His reflections will hopefully wake many to realizing the treasure of sacrifice, self-mortification and penance in building the spiritual muscle to bulk up the numbers in restoring holy Mother Church to her former glory. Abbe Gueranger provides the inspiration. Reflections for Holy Week


    Thanks to Traditional Catholic Sermons, we're able to bring you audio reflections/sermons during Holy Week, all by His Excellency Bishop Donald Sanborn. Since Holy Week is such a solemn time when we must focus on the spiritual and walk with our Lord the Way of Calvary, the meditative talks by Bishop Sanborn provide an excellent opportunity to join more fully with Christ and make Holy Week truly a holy time. We have provided above the links to the three most solemn days, known as the Sacred Triduum with all the Propers pertinent for the day in both Latin and English so, if you do not have a Traditional chapel you can get to that offers the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and all the rubrics of this week, you have the next best thing in observing this most solemn time and be prepared to truly celebrate the Resurrection of the Lord either at the Gloria at midnight leading into Easter Sunday or the following morning.


It seems every non-profit wants a piece of the pie. But what is the real goal of many? To stay in business by setting a high budget that includes a comfortable built-in salary for executive directors and other salaried personnel, or to do what Christ asked His disciples to do in spreading the Faith in trusting in His Providence to receive just rumuneration for their labors? The latter obviously, and that's where the lambs are separated from the goats, where a widow's mite is appreciated because it came from the heart.

Cyndi Cain presents one of her final lessons, this one on the virtue of Charity, most specifically Almsgiving. She points out that Traditional Catholics can adopt the bunker-down-in-the-catacombs approach where few conversions will result as you hide your talents under a bushel basket, or you can use your time, talents and treasures to shout from the rooftops the infrangible truths of your Catholic Faith in convincing countless Catholics trapped in the counterfeit church of conciliarism that there is indeed freedom. Is that not every Traditional Catholic's goal? To save souls through "the conversion of sinners, and for the freedom and exaltation of our holy Mother the Church." But the fewer who give of their wealth, the fewer will know these truths and remain shackled to the false church, poor sinners who are all the poorer without grace because you didn't respond when the grace was available. She asks you to examine your conscience on just how generous you've been with the gifts God has given you in her lesson Giving from the Heart and More


This year a holy Doctor of the Church gives way to the rubrics of Holy Week, but is forever remembered as the Sanctifier's Catechist

Normally on March 18 we would celebrate the feast of the holy Bishop and Doctor of the Church Saint Cyril of Jerusalem from the fourth century. However his feast, as well as Saint Patrick on Monday, Saint Cuthbert on Thursday, Saint Benedict on Friday and Saint Isidore on Saturday are superseded during Holy Week. Cyril was both greatly persecuted by the Arians and ostracized by many within the Church because of false information spread about this sainted man. For 35 years he was the bishop of Jerusalem and foretold the earthquake that would destroy the rebuilt temple in the Holy City. He is best known for his clear, precise and no-nonsense catechesis that set the pattern for catechisms to come, including the Catechism of Trent. For his inspired scholastic and theologicalical works he is known as the Catechist of the Holy Ghost


Wouldn't it be refreshing if the media, specifically the BBC, announced "and now for something completely different" and then told the truth?!!

Gabriel Garnica was hoping to be able to devote time to the sacredness of Holy Week until he learned of another vile rotomontade of revisionism that tries to justify the killing of Christ. Well that was too much for Gabriel to keep silent on as he writes a brief refutation of these temerarious attempts to further distort the Gospels. Rather than turning back to the Truth in this holiest of seasons, the media is notoriously known for turning their back on the Truth. Nay, they go even further by turning to the devil to concoct the most vicious lies possible against our Lord and the Sacred Deposit of the Faith. With all the other outrages, sacrileges and indifference that permeate the media and the clueless couch potatoes this time of year, the latest blasphemy comes from the BBC, long a liberal bastion of tolerance and diversity for all things not Catholic. When it comes to the beliefs of the only Faith Jesus Christ established, it's open season. The BBC is famous for producing the crazed group known as Monty Python who have squeezed morality out of the equation. Wouldn't it be refreshing if, for once, writers, producers and networks told the truth? But that would entirely be something completely different. Gabriel won't let them get away with this nonsense as he files his column, Turning their back on the Truth


The four swords on the right side of our Most Sorrowful Mother's Immaculate Heart dig deeper when we fail to heed her divine Son

We had hoped to be able to bring you the next installment of the editor's editorial on the Fourth Sorrowful Mystery and Cyndi's next Lesson in her University of Virtue series, but the inspiration has been halted for reasons only the Holy Ghost knows. Thus, other than Dr. Droleskey's latest article on the Scandalous Home School Ruling, we've decided to devote the rest of this week and next week to focusing on devotional material and meditations for Passion Week and Holy Week so that readers can concentrate on the purpose of this most solemn penitential time. We will be linking Tom's excellent series he'll be updating: "A Reflection on Salvation History" first run on these pages several years back. Below we bring you a redacted piece, which has become a constant for Friday in Passion Week in commemorating the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary, by taking the reader on a journey through our Lady's life on earth, identifying each sword mystically piercing Her Immaculate and Sorrowful Heart. We must ask: Why is Our Lady so sorrowful? Because She is a Mother and She continues to weep because so many do not believe, do not adore, do not trust and do not love Her Divine Son. Wouldn't you weep too? We illustrate how Our Lady was so perfectly in sync with the Divine Will that without this cooperation many souls might be even more lost considering the ravaging perpetuated by Her Divine Son's adversary in these trying, troublesome times. We need to heed her strong motherly advice, meld our sorrows with Hers and do as she asks, take our cares, concerns, anxieties, worries and woes and lay them at the foot of the Cross to be washed in His Most Precious, Cleansing Blood. as we explain in the meditative essay Seven Sorrows of the Immaculate Heart


Do we have the passion to undertake Passion Week with all the fervor possible? Reading Dom Prosper's words should fire us up to give it our all!

We continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on the Liturgical Time of the Penitential Season. We have now arrived at the time of Passion Week. Just as the holy Abbot provided the History, Mystery, Practice and Joy of Septuagesima and of Lent, so today we provide his reflections on Passiontide as he explains the History, Mystery and Practice of Passiontide. Our Lenten fasting and penance are but two weeks from completion. The incline now becomes much steeper and only those truly committed and contrite will persevere to Calvary. Now is the time to take up the shield of Faith to fend off the devil who will do all he can to distract us from our appointed goal. It means we must intensify our sufferings, self-mortifications and prayers. The more we can compassionate our Lord and His Most Sorrowful and Immaculate Mother, the more we can share in the joy and fruits of the Resurrection and totally disappoint and demoralize the devil. His reflections will hopefully wake many to realizing the treasure of sacrifice, self-mortification and penance in building the spiritual muscle to bulk up the numbers in restoring holy Mother Church to her former glory. Abbe Gueranger provides the inspiration. The Passion of Lent


The Lasting Impressions tatooed on the minds of millions is that the counterfeit church of conciliarism is Catholic because it calls itself Catholic. If one truly knows their Faith they will realize instantly that it can't possibly be Catholic!

Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey illustrates how scandal has weighed down so many souls over the past 50 years. Not that that many Catholics today are scandalized but that's because the great majority, thanks to the manifesto of Vatican II, don't know their Faith. And one who does not know his Faith is a weak link and when you have weak links, well you know the results. Therefore no one in their right mind wants weak links, and yet, that seems like all there is in the counterfeit church of conciliarism today thanks to the papolotry of dumbed down souls who think it's progress when a man they consider their pope does something no Catholic in their right mind would ever think of doing under pain of mortal sin and even excommunication. But those two things are forgotten intentionally today (unless targeting Traditional Catholics, especially sedevacantist Catholics or, as Gerry Matatics calls "Consistent Catholics") so that fewer see the scandal of kissing the Koran, lobbying for lifting the excommunication of Martin Luther, telling the Jews they don't have to worry about redemption, relegating the Church as a servant to the satanic UN, encouraging universal salvation, recognizing enemies of Christ as worthy and false religions as having good fruit. You know the list and you know what has been perpetrated on the faithful over the last half century is not Catholic. The problem is the vast majority do not realize it. They do not realize they are aiding and abetting the enemy whenever they fail to fully defend the Sacred Deposit of Faith. Tom explains in his piece, Lasting Impressions


The comparisons between the High Priests of Christ's time with the conciliar cabal of our time is uncanny as the Modernist high priests go about doing what they darn well please with no respect for what was handed down from Him Who, before Abraham, is Ego sum. Instead they cave to the very men Christ remonstrated.

We continue with this special feature provided by John Gregory with the Haydock Commentary found at the bottom of each page of the Douay-Rheims Bible. We publish it here in conjunction with the Epistle and Gospel for the Sunday Mass, with the cogent comprehensive Catholic Commentary penned by Father George Leo Haydock. John has urged that we put this online at least by Saturday so readers can properly prepare for the Sunday Mass. On Passion Sunday (Fifth Sunday of Lent) we enter into the Time of Passiontide where, with Christ we hide ourselves from the world and contemplate all He has taught; something most of the Jews of His time and our time as well refuse to do. They do not want to hear Christ for He is the truth and it contradicts the false assumptions they have forged on many that they are following the precepts given to the children of Abraham. If that were true they would have accepted Christ as He tells them in the Gospel for Passion Sunday that before Abraham was, He is. Rather than praying on that, and truly knowing the prophecies of the Old Testament, the High Priests launch blasphemies against our Lord and are worthy of the castigation given them by Christ: Synagogue of Satan. For further discernment by Saints and Doctors of the Church, Fr. Haydock provides more food for thought in his commentary as John shows. The Blood of the Lamb has forever replaced the blood of goats


The benchmark for knowledge was provided by St. Thomas Aquinas with his Summa Theologica, which he intended to be the sum of all known learning, arranged according to the best method, and subordinate to the dictates of holy Mother Church.

In honor of the Double Feast of the holy Doctor of the Church St. Thomas Aquinas on the First Friday of March, we bring you a brief profile of the man who quite possibly has had more influence on Catholic theology than any saint. Ironic when we realize this holy man was once regarded by his teacher as stupid. Dubbed the "dumb ox," he became the most brilliant scholar in the history of the Church. Few saints were more revered than this learned Dominican who contributed so much to Holy Mother Church in writings and songs. He is best known for the great tome on theology "Summa Theologica", which incorporates three parts covering the entire teaching of the Church in regards Faith and Morals. He also penned the awe-inspiring Benediction hymns of "O Salutaris Hostia" and "Tantum Ergo." His life spanned less than half a century yet his teachings have had more impact than any other saint. The holy St. Thomas is forever known as the The Angelic Doctor


The way of the Cross runs both ways. Either we are wending our way towards Calvary or the pull of the world, the flesh and the devil draws us down and out of the protective shadow of the Cross.

Gabriel Garnica returns with a timely short article as we near Passion Week. He points out how the Via Crucis goes both ways, it leads up to Calvary and it leads down away from Calvary. He asks which direction we will take not only as Lent intensifies, but in this time when persecution increases against those who will not compromise to the world. He reminds us that one can't hold a mirror and a cross in the same hand. If you choose the mirror you are looking at yourself and regretting what you could be; if you are looking at the Cross, you are looking at others and Christ's love is reflecting back to you and through you, often glowing greater when you suffer for Him. We can look at the Cross as either a burden and a curse that curtails our spiritual growth, or we can view it and cling to it as an invaluable life raft we cannot do without. That is the lesson learned in his column, The Triple Value of Suffering


Since there have been no good fruits - nada, none, zilch, zero - from the counterfeit church of conciliarism, why should we expect that to change. A bad fruit is a bad fruit, sour and poisonous at that. Be forewarned.

In a follow-up to his article last week High Church, Low Church, Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey weighs in on why Catholics should not be shocked or surprised when state after state, diocese after diocese, the conciliar 'bishops' speak out of both sides of the mouth and say nothing in truly trying to protect the unborn babies or working toward legislation to outlaw abortion. Yet, if you really hear what these bozos are saying it speaks volumes as to their total abandonment of the Catholic Faith. He points out, "Despite the well-meaning Catholics today to do what many of us did in the past, all of the complaints made to the conciliarists in Rome about the 'bad' 'bishops' in this or that country, including the United States of America, will come to just as much now as in the past: nothing. Conciliarism is the problem, not 'bad' bishops, who have been appointed by the conciliar 'popes' and who have been maintained in their positions despite exceeding even the very flexible boundaries of 'acceptable' beliefs its counterfeit church sanctions 'officially.' There is no more gain to be had by fighting the 'bad' bishops by this or that petition drive than there is to fight the 'bad' politicians by various naturalistic means as each of these 'bad' categories of people are the logical fruit of a world which denies the Social Reign of Christ the King and Mary our Immaculate Queen." Tom advises that we forego such fruitless efforts and turn to prayer as the answer, focuing all our attention on Christ and take our place next to Mary at the foot of the Cross where we should be this Lent and always as Tom shares in his somewhat brief article, Care Not for the Rights of Christ the King, Care Not for the Babies


Any gardner worth their salt knows you must tend to the garden with care in order to harvest good fruit and take great care not to bruise the fruit. So also with souls in praying for the grace to ripen their hearts and utilizing the best way of discernment in separating the true wheat from the conciliar chaff in order to save as many souls as possible from the fire.

Griff Ruby files an interesting scenario of the proper way to intiate encouragement toward those presbyters who want to do right by holy Mother Church but have been hindered by lack of courage or intimidation or ignorance of what Catholicism truly is. Griff files a few theoretical letters that are plausible in planting the seeds of hope. Griff points out in these speculative correspondences how it is so vital to sift the wheat from the chaff amongst traditional-leaning 'priests' ordained in the Novus Ordo rite, that the proper traditional chain of command be observed in order for true shepherds to discern whether these 'priests', who would express an interest, are sincere or Trojan Horses ready to sabotage. And those clearly desiring to serve the Church and provide true spiritual guidance and sacraments for their appointed flocks must be given every possible chance to redeem themselves. But careful scrutiny and trust in the Holy Ghost will ferret out the "Twinkie-toes" if the proper impetus is given in doing all we can to help rescue souls from the counterfeit church of conciliarism. Griff poses the possibilities in his piece, A Grave Risk


In medio jejúnii nostri we pause and rejoice for a day for we have reached the half-way point in Lent and can take joy that we have stayed the course. Today, take time to recollect and recommit to make this the most fruitful Lent ever so that we can truly rejoice.

In the midst of the Season of Lent holy Mother Church provides us an oasis of joy with Laetare Sunday heading into the Fourth Week of Lent. Because of the spiritual importance of the Liturgical Season of Lent, we bring you excerpts focusing this week on the Joy of Lent as expressed on Laetare Sunday and throughout the week (the excerpts for this week are taken from Volume 5, pages 313-386). We have thus turned to the most traditional and practical Catholic source available, none other than the inspired and motivating words of the esteemed Abbot of Solesmes Dom Prosper Louis Pascal Gueranger, renowned for his masterful work The Liturgical Year, which is often considered the Summa for the Church's Liturgy in History, Mystery and Practice. It is in those areas that we feel it is important to address in order to help readers live as better Catholics in knowing, living, and applying their Faith to the fullest and giving to Christ and His Blessed Mother all that they can. Few capture the essence as this humble but brilliant abbot who is known simply as "the Gardener of the Canticles of Eternity." His reflections will hopefully wake many to realizing the treasure of sacrifice, self-mortification and penance in building the spiritual muscle to bulk up the numbers in restoring holy Mother Church to her former glory. The Joy of Lent


Why would the Jews ever have looked a gift horse in the mouth and said 'no'? That is a question for the ages. Will we cave to temporal trivials like the original children of Abraham did or be true to Christ as the spiritual children of Abraham?

We continue with this special feature provided by John Gregory with the Haydock Commentary found at the bottom of each page of the Douay-Rheims Bible. We publish it here in conjunction with the Epistle and Gospel for the Sunday Mass, with the cogent comprehensive Catholic Commentary penned by Father George Leo Haydock. John has urged that we put this online at least by Saturday so readers can properly prepare for the Sunday Mass. For the Fourth Sunday of Lent we can see the joy of the fulfillment of the Messias expressed from Isaias, Rejoice, O Jerusalem, hence this Sunday is better known as Laetare Sunday. This is illustrated in the Epistle where the promise of the Messias is carried out through Isaac representing the new testament which the Jews would spurn, squandering their heritage. This is reminded in today's Gospel when, amidst the joy of the miracle of the loaves, Christ realized the Jews looked at Him not as the promised Messias for heavenly purposes, but a temporal king. Then as well as now they still do not realize or accept that Jerusalem is not the physical city, but the celestial city of Heaven, expressed so well by Fr. Haydock as John shows. You who were barren, are now full of joy


"Unless ye take up thy cross and follow Me daily, ye canst be My disciple." Do we take our Lord seriously on this or not?

For each Friday of Lent we are redacting John Gregory's comprehensive meditation on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary. The time continuum between the Praetorium where the Jews screeched 'Crucify Him!', and the moment He arrived at the summit of Calvary could well have taken thirty minutes to an hour and a half. In this time, we have in the Via Crucis, several lessons we can garner from this interval, including His reunion with His Sorrowful Mother, the aid of Simon of Cyrene, the gentle charity of Veronica, the weeping of the women of Jerusalem, and three cruel falls along the way; each more crushing and exhausting. Despite all this, the question arises: do we have the spiritual stamina to keep up with Him? John provides meditation for thus in Fourth Sorrowful Mystery: The Carrying of the Cross


To combat the outrages, sacrileges and indifference against the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts today that so attack the true Faith, we must fashion from the fire of Faith the sword of truth wielded with unyielding zeal for the Freedom and Exaltation of Christ's true Church.

With few willing to fight for the "Freedom and Exaltation of holy Mother Church" today, Cyndi Cain recommends a saint who dedicated his life to this and who exhibited the holy zeal necessary to carry this out and save souls so lost in the darkness of sin. Why is there so much darkness today? We all know the answer to that. It's because the Light is not recognized in the darkness as St. John verified in the first chapter of his Gospel. How do we help reverse that? Through our zeal for souls in spreading the Faith Christ commanded us to spread. But we can't do that if we ourselves are not on fire with authentic Catholic zeal the likes of men like St. Anselm, the holy Doctor of the Church who let nothing deter him from his mission for God in upholding the Freedom and Exaltation of holy Mother Church. This learned saint used every ounce of his being to bring our Lord to souls, defending the Faith despite the odds, going against earthly kings in order to uphold the King of kings. Why then today are there no Anselms to guide us in the darkness, especially in this black hole of The Great Apostasy? Because we have lost that love of zeal for souls, falling into complacency and indifference while the world falls deeper into darkness. With so few lights to light the way toward Truth, hope wanes. How will God judge us when He asks what we did to enlighten the world to the Light of the world, to fight for the Freedom and Exaltation of the Church? If we do not develop true zeal, we'll have no answer for the Supreme Judge when it counts the most as to our eternal destiny. Cyndi offers some tips to help all realize this in her lesson, Do we have the Zeal to Persevere?


It's a jungle out there and the SSPX is dangerously close to being engulfed in the stifling, choking vines of Vatican II. The Ape of Anglicanism is hunting them down for there is a gorilla in their midst whose name is Ratzinger.

The recent letter by an SSPX superior in Mexico and the lambast by none other than His Excellency Bishop Richard Williamson from his bunker in Argentina against Ratzinger for caving to the Zionists with the abhorrent new Good Friday Prayer should be the warning shot across the SSPX bow that a split is coming and yet there exists the very real possibility that Bishop Bernard Fellay has passed the failsafe point in sealing the "bargain" with Fr. Joseph Ratzinger that the latter will lift the "excommunications" in force by a false church since 1988 in exchange for the Society's compliance with conciliarism through silence in the same manner Campos caved. Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey has filed another carefully vetted article on this by summarizing the similarities of Anglicanism and how there really is no difference between the Church of England, whose ordinations and episcopal ordinations were ruled null and void by His Holiness Pope Leo XIII, and the counterfeit church of conciliarism whose revised man-made rites are basically the same as those condemned by Leo. Tom calls it the Ape of Anglicanism and the jungle is ripe with traps, more heresies and surrender if the SSPX insists on Fellay and Fr. Schmidberger's ill-advised safari into the dangerous depths of Modernism in trying to reason with conciliar cannibals. The pot is boiling and Hegelian headhunters circle the cauldron, waiting for March 25 - the seventeenth anniversary of the death of the Society's founder Archbishop Marcel Lefebre. Tom reminds that they all should have listened to the nine 'scouts' 25 years ago for they had carefully scouted that very jungle and realized the chief of the true tribe had been struck and the gorillas and guerillas were in the midst and have been for nearly 50 years. High Church, Low Church


The Mystical Body of Christ has been beaten, pummeled and mocked with cruel thorns beyond recognition today, but we know the spotless Bride remains infrangible while hying to the catacombs to escape the nip and tuck doctors of apostasy who have incurred the wrath of Almighty God by foisting on so many the "abomination of desolation."

Resurrecting a series that first appeared on these pages six years ago, editor Michael Cain continues his series on the analogy of the Mystical Body of Christ with the Sorrowful Mysteries. This week he focuses on the Third Sorrowful Mystery - the Crowning with Thorns - and how it correlates with the Novus Ordo Seclorum Mess concocted by Giovanni Montini and his non-Catholic henchmen and how this ignominous humiliation of the Body of Christ is so pummeled by that sacrilegious, scandalous and Protestant/Masonic/Talmudic service that poses as a "Mass." Cain shows clearly how it is eerily closer to the blasphemous Masonic Mass than the Traditional Latin Mass. And the Motu isn't even close to replicating the latter. He proves this by exposing the elements of a Masonic Mass so the reader can see without a shadow of a doubt that the conciliar concessions are patterned on a mockery of all that is holy. He exposes the two-faced Janus that Ratzinger has always shown as when as a 'cardinal' he said "The New Mass is the real destruction of the Roman Rite!" and yet, today, has done all he can to enthrone it as the main one while tossing a crumb to traditionalists as long as the Recognize-and-Resisters keep their part of the 'Bargain' and annihilate the reputation of those pesky Sedevacantists who know the real Ratzinger. For BeneRatz such a hit job is necessary to wipe out any opposition to his One World religion. Cain pulls no punches in A Thorny Problem that Needs to be Cleared Up.


Practice makes perfect and that is why, in her wisdom, holy Mother Church repeats the exercises of Lent every year. Eventually we'll get it right!

We continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on the Liturgical Time of the Penitential Season. This week we provide his brilliant reflections and explanation on the Practice of the Lenten Season as he explains the importance of the correlation between body and soul. Body and Soul; they cannot be separated until death. What the body does, the soul will either also suffer the consequences of or reap the rewards. Lent affords both to work in harmony through mortification of the body for contrition of the soul. If the soul has willed to sin, then the body must also pay. There can be no sincerity where the body doesn't participate with the soul. Practice makes perfect and that is the purpose of cleansing both body and soul of the harmful effects of sin during Lent through prayer, fasting, penance and almsgiving. The whole purpose of this feature is to provide something special so readers can enhance their spiritual lives, appreciate the traditions passed down and apply the principles of what Abbe Gueranger left to posterity in his masterful volumes known as The Liturgical Year. Hopefully his words will spark a renewal of contrition and amendment to live as Catholics should in rejecting the world and its lures and striving for holiness. Few can explain so clearly the wisdom of holy Mother Church in laying out the liturgical Church year better than this man who could very well be a Doctor of the Church someday when the Authority of Peter is returned to Rome. His reflections will hopefully wake many to realizing the treasure of sacrifice, self-mortification and penance in building the spiritual muscle to bulk up the numbers in restoring holy Mother Church to her former glory. The Practice of Lent


Beelzebub's greatest accomplishment has been to convince people he doesn't exist. Oh how we have been hoodwinked and, had we listened to the Word, we would be prepared today for the demons' onslaught.

This series, compiled by editor Michael Cain, is intended to identify one key word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so the faithful can better understand the magnificent correlation of Sacred Scripture in the Daily Proper of the Mass. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. The VerbumQUO for the Third Sunday of Lent is daemonia, which is the Latin for "devils" as in plural - "demons" taken from today's Gospel when where we see the devastation and darkness they perpetually represent which places a soul in mortal danger as Christ so clearly explains in the Gospel for March 11 from Luke 11. Cain explains in The Devil is in the Details


As St. Paul urges us in his Epistle to guard our appetites and St. Luke depicts in today's Gospel, we must be on guard against the devil for if we are not careful another seven times worse will enter and shackle us even deeper in sin.

In symmetry with the Epistle and Gospel for each Sunday, we continue what John Gregory has compiled in bringing the cogent comprehensive Catholic Commentary penned by Father George Leo Haydock, found at the bottom of each page of the Douay-Rheims Bible, to life by enlarging the typeface. We continue with this special feature provided by John Gregory with the Haydock Commentary found at the bottome of each page of the Douay-Rheims Bible. We publish it here in conjunction with the Epistle and Gospel for the Sunday Mass, with the cogent comprehensive Catholic Commentary penned by Father George Leo Haydock. The problem has always been that the typeface is so small that many cannot read the gems contained in these commentaries and miss out on discernments listed by the Fathers and Doctors of the Church as well as many saints and theologians. Now, thanks to John's efforts, we can provide readers with those words republished here in larger type and immediately following each respective verse to aid the contemplation of our readers. Today for the Third Sunday of Lent we can see the sage discernment of Christ's words in the St. Luke's Gospel intended for the Jews who had been waiting for just such a Messias but when He shewed Himself they rejected Him because they were thinking in temporal ways. The benefit of the Haydock reminds Christians that it also refers to us as well for we have the benefit of Baptism, but when we sin then we fall prey to the devil and even worse, seven times worse, so that we will be held even more responsible. This is brought home specifically in St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians. No one is immune from the devil's temptations


The first Doctor of the Church to be made a cardinal, St. Peter Damian had much to do in ecclesiastical reform, including weeding out the antipopes during the Dark Ages. Where, oh where, are the St. Peter Damians in our dark ages today?

In honor of the Double Feast of the holy Bishop Saint Peter Damian, we feature a brief profile on this holy Doctor of the Church who lived during the reign of sixteen pontiffs - some antipopes, no less. He was the first Doctor in over three centuries - a time when the Church sank into laxity and corruption, especially when violation of the disciplines and simony were rampant. It was truly the "Dark Ages" and into this darkness God sent a guiding light to reform His holy Church early in the second millennium. This holy monk counseled seven popes. He was the first Doctor to be made a cardinal. St. Peter Damian was truly The Guiding Light of the Dark Ages


In the midst of the Church today the saints are still there interceding for the remnant in the catacombs to pray and heed what was passed down by the Doctors of the Church to bring the True Faith out of the darkness of The Great Apostasy.

Taking the Latin Verbum and Quotidianum, which mean respectively "Word" and "Daily", we have coined the word "VerbumQUO" for the title of this series by contracting quotidianum to quo and running it together as Verbumquo; thus the "Daily Word", as in the sum of the message, the 'quotient', if you will. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. The VerbumQUO today is Ecclesiae: the Latin word for "of the Church" which is taken from the Introit and the Epistle for the Mass of a holy Doctor of the Church, today being St. Peter Damian. It is indeed in the midst "of the Church" that we are nourished and grow in grace, weaned by our holy Mother Church as Cain explains in Return to the bosom of your true Mother


He was bloodied and scourged for our iniquities as the Prophet Isaias foretold. We can help lessen the sting by mortifying our senses, especially during Lent.

For each Friday of Lent we are redacting John Gregory's comprehensive meditation on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary. Christ, the Lamb of God, is brought before Pilate seemingly beaten and having been subjected to ridicule and mockery with the cruel crown of thorns. At any time He could have ripped that piercing tiara from His head and struck down His persecutors and emerged in man's eyes victorious over the Romans and Jews, but He was the God-Man, come to redeem us through love, not hate; exhibited with holy Humility, not pride. Just as the Jews cried out in pride to patronize Pilate "We have no king but Caesar," so also we, who are true sons of God, must, in all humility, state unequivocally: "We have no King but Jesus." Where He is mocked, we offer humble prayer of reparation and expiation for these terrible sins against the Incarnate Word so cruelly tortured and disfigured. John shares his thoughts to meditate on for the Third Sorrowful Mystery: The Crowning with Thorns


Upon the foundation of the Rock is based all the truths of Christ's teachings for all times in the New Covenant because the divine mandate for the salvation of every soul, bar none, was entrusted to Simon BarJona and his successors.

Taking the Latin Verbum and Quotidianum, which mean respectively "Word" and "Daily", we have coined the word "VerbumQUO" for the title of this series by contracting quotidianum to quo and running it together as Verbumquo; thus the "Daily Word", as in the sum of the message, the 'quotient', if you will. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. Editor Michael Cain poses as the word Petram as the VerbumQUO of the day. It is the Latin word for "Peter" or "Rock." Upon this is built the rock-solid truths and traditions of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church - the ONLY Church Jesus Christ consecrated. Today's VerbumQUO says it all with Rock of All Ages


Among many of the talents attributed to the refined Ratzinger, one might add "vaticantriloquist" because what's coming out of his dummies' mouths originated with the suit-and-tie Hegelian way back in the sixties.

While ventriloquists can be hilarious, it is no joking matter when it comes to the Faith. It is not a "Game" as some have intimated. After vetting this article with several true Bishops among others, Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey confidently posts this piece that conveys without a shadow of a doubt that we can be assured, given the highly volatile nature of the controversy on the Good Friday Prayer, that Walter Kasper and "Archbishop" Gianfranco Ravasi, to name a few, did not speak on their own, that they had approval from "on high." As Tom intros, "Conciliiarism and its progenitors, including Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI, strike at the heart of the nature of truth, which is to strike at the very nature of God Himself, Who is Truth, and His immutability. To disbelieve in the nature of truth, including dogmatic truth, is to disbelieve in God Himself, making of Him an Hegelian projection Who permits His creatures to 'finesse' His truths according to the circumstances of the moment." Tom addresses the latest bafflegab skimble-skamble on the Good Friday Prayer and Kasper's total abdication from Catholic truth, as Tom writes,"Perhaps those defending the new prayer will convince themselves--and will attempt to convince others--that Walter Kasper does not speak for Benedict XVI, which is the same old, discredited song that many of us sung during the false pontificate of Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II. Defending the indefensible makes it necessary to suspend rationality and logic, blinding oneself to the hard evidence that your strongly held suppositions and fondest wishes do not conform to reality." Tom is no masochist, taking no pleasure in having to constantly expose the corruption of doctrine that has been so pillaged, but souls are at stake and he has no choice for this is not a "game" but it is a competition to the last with the devil, as he points out in his recently posted essay, Defending the Truth is Never Any Kind of Game


God has a reason why He enabled mendicant orders to be formed for without them we'd be too busy, to complacent to pray.

Editor Michael Cain has taken the Latin Verbum and Quotidianum, which mean respectively "Word" and "Daily", and coined the word "VerbumQUO" for the title of this series by contracting quotidianum to quo and running it together as Verbumquo; thus the "Daily Word", as in the sum of the message, the 'quotient', if you will. This is intended to identify one key word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so the faithful can better understand the magnificent correlation of Sacred Scripture in the Daily Proper of the Mass. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. The VerbumQUO today is mendicus, which is the Latin for "beggar", who is a mendicant and it is taken from today's Gospel in which our Lord describes the plight of the rich man and the beggar and we see it is better to choose the life of the beggar for the sake of salvation. Cain explains in Traditional Catholic "beggars" can't afford to be choosy!


Two men walk into a synogogue. One converts the Jews to the truth by instilling the Fear of the Lord in them, the other prays their prayers, panders and dialogs ad nauseum, conceding whatever the world wants for the times to patronize man, then backpeddles from that, placating no one at all. Which man was pleasing to God? Duh!

With the counterfeit church of conciliarism assuring the world that 'conversion is no longer a mission of the Church', Cyndi Cain reminds all of a holy saint that would have been the first to say "Rubbish. That's anathema." That saint is St. Vincent Ferrer who, like Ratzinger, visited a synagogue, and unlike Ratzinger, preached the Truth and converted 25,000 Jews. St. Vincent knew that the less one thought of hell, the closer they came to the abyss. He kept before all the Four Last Things - Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell. It was the Fear of the Lord that St. Vincent instilled in souls by preaching the uncompromised truths of Catholicism to countless souls in bringing Jew and Infidel into the bosom of holy Mother Church. Today, that wisdom is discarded, the gargoyles gracing the magnificent cathedrals of Europe that once reminded one of the reality of evil and hell has been shelved for dialogue and humanism. Don't worry about your soul, everyone is going to Heaven. Not! St. Vincent knew the truth and wasn't afraid to make people afraid, very afraid if they fell into sin or veered from the True Faith even one iota. The question is do we have the courage to instill the virtue of the Fear of the Lord in our fellow man? If not, we're in trouble, big trouble! Cyndi brings out why in her lesson Have no fear when you have the Fear of the Lord


  • 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

  • Gregory Dean
    A 35 year-old Traditional Catholic who is dying from an auto-immune disease and has been given Extreme Unction.
  • Baby Anastasia O'Neal
    Six-week old baptized girl who is in serious condition in a Cincinatti hospital. Pray for her parents as well.
  • Mrs. Mary Ann Evans
    She and close Traditional Catholic friends sustained heavy damage to their homes from the recent storms in Evening Shade, Arkansas.
  • All Soldiers of the War
    Pray for the souls of all those in combat - both friend and foe. We ask your prayers for Denise Trias' brother Douglas, a Marine Major who is being deployed to the Iraqi Border with a squad of 11 men under him. Pray for his safety and conversion. Also remember all those traditional Catholics who are serving their country.
  • All Victims of Abortion
    This includes not only the unbaptized unborn, but for the sincere repentance and reparation of those who were mislead and deceived.
  • All Perpetrators of Abortion
    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.


          
      

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    Five Meditative Talks for Passiontide by Bishop Daniel Dolan
  • Michael Cain
    Dolors are never measured in dollars Meditation on the Seven Dolors of our Lady's Most Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart and its impact on our hearts
  • Thomas Droleskey
    To Forgive As We Are Forgiven and his most recent: a powerful piece that condemns the totally unlawful and blatantly anti-Catholic decision by a California Court of Appeals that outlaws Home School parents from teaching THEIR OWN children in the home unless they have a teaching certificate. However, these are merely more of the obvious bitter fruits from a society that has abandoned the Social Kingship of Christ resulting in the inevitable increasing communistic takeover by the People's Republic of California as Tom applies previous true Pope's assertive words to this very situation in his article
    On Borrowed Time No More
  • Dom Prosper Gueranger
    Putting passion into practice Excerpts from the venerable Abbot for Passion Sunday on the History, Mystery and Practice of Passiontide and throughout Passion Week.
  • Thomas Droleskey
    Bad example breeds contempt for the true Faith Isn't it time those who truly want to be Catholic take off the blinders and see where they're really being led: to the edge of the abyss.
  • Fr. George Leo Haydock
    Before Abraham was, I am This was one more truth the Jewish High Priests refused to accept in their stubborn perfidity that persists to this day despite the conciliar cabal's caving to these enemies of Christ.
  • Fr. Louis Campbell
    They have absconded with the Faith Today the Gospel says, "Christ hid Himself." He is still hid to countless souls who have been deprived of His graces because they follow false prophets.
  • The Mad Ecumaniac is at it again
    Ratzinger has more faces than Janus And, if you wait awhile, BeneRatz will find a way to make Janus a saint. Afterall, he's trying to make it possible for the apostate Martin Luther to at least be eligible, but then what do you expect of the enemies of Christ?
  • Thomas Droleskey
    Mocking the Faith When you have a man calling himself "Pope" when he consistently is an enemy of the Truth, then it's time to take off the blinders and see the Catholic truism of sedevacantism in these times when the conciliar collective is in total contradiction to Catholic truth.
  • Fr. George Leo Haydock
    Before Abram was, I am This was one more truth the Jewish High Priests refused to accept in their stubborn perfidity that persists to this day despite the conciliar cabal's caving to these enemies of Christ.

  • St. Thomas Aquinas
    The "Dumb Ox" turns out to be the most brilliant of all The holy Angelic Doctor of the Church has had more influence in Catholic teaching than any other.
  • Gabriel Garnica
    Quo vadis on the Via Crucis? We are either with Christ which includes willingly suffering for Him or we are against Him and our suffering may not begin until we die. Then it will be too late.
  • Thomas Droleskey
    Counting on Conciliarists is hopeless Why petitioning politician or prelate will do no good unless those petitioned have as their goal the Social Kingship of Christ.
  • Griff Ruby
    Separating the wheat from the chaff in the proper way We must want our fellow Catholics and their priests trapped in the Novus Ordo structure to be free of their shackles and do all we can to help short of compromising.
  • Dom Prosper Gueranger
    Expressing our Joy Excerpts from the venerable Abbot for Laetare Sunday and throughout the Fourth Week of Lent.
  • Bishop Daniel Dolan
    Promises to Keep and miles to go before we sleep The immense joy we should feel from the Sacred Heart drawing us in to the burning furnace of His love, the crucible of love - the Cross.
  • Thomas Droleskey
    An Antithesis of Truth Once again Ratzinger inserts das boot in his Hegelian mouth in praising what Pope Leo XIII strongly condemned. Separation of Church and State is heresy.
  • John Gregory
    Sharing the Lord's load in joy and reparation The trek to Calvary will separate the spiritual men from the boys who talk the talk, but peter out when it comes to walking the walk. Can we keep up with our Lord? Can we see any of the qualities of Simon or Veronica in ourselves or will we, like the Apostles, scatter?
  • Fr. George Leo Haydock
    Rejoice in miracles Holy Mother Church illustrates the joy expressed in the midst of Lent with the Proper of Laetare Sunday in revealing the Prophet, the Messias.
  • Cyndi Cain
    Zoning in on Zeal St. Anselm is the ideal candidate to go to school on how we can increase our zeal and fervor for the Faith.
  • Thomas Droleskey
    Aping Apostasy The Anglican experiment is playing all over again in the counterfeit church of conciliarism. It was null and void in Henry VIII's time, in Pope Leo XIII's time and in our time it still is and always will be because it is not Catholic. Also, Tom has an article on the Pew Forum report which reveals that Catholics have the largest number of defections, as if that is any surprise to Traditional Catholics. Tom gets beneath the veneer of the spin of the research, showing how the spin of the conciliarists of the "New Springtime" and "New Evangelization" is full of hot air fueled by the flames of hell, in his article One in Three, Three Out of Ten
  • Bishop Richard Williamson
    Ratzinger Foe of the Faith. The sell-out to the Jews has prompted nore in the SSPX to begin to speak out more vociferously against Ratzinger in fear of being sold down the river by a bargain between Bishop Fellay and modern Rome as the Fathers point out at traditio.com on how BeneRatz' is showing his true colors.
  • Michael Cain
    On the horns and thorns of a dilemna How the Crowning of Thorns pierces the Mystical Body of Christ anew to where His Church is no longer visible, so disfigured has she become by the apostates within.
  • Dom Prosper Gueranger
    Practice until we get Lent right The venerable Abbot provides practical advice on how we can make the best of the penitential season.
  • Daily VerbumQUO
    Are we hoodwinked by the demons? If we are not careful in practicing our Faith fully through prayer and deed, and if we do not curb our appetites through penance and fasting, we can get blindsided by the devil and his multiple minions.
  • Fr. George Leo Haydock
    The Danger of Demons Comprehensive Catholic Commentary enlarged and concise for today's Epistle and Gospel for the Third Sunday of Lent provided by John Gregory on the sign of Jonah and the Jews rejection.
  • Thomas Droleskey
    Those Who Trust in Mere Mortals Be careful what you wish for, you may get it. Wasn't it our Lord who said, "As you sow, so you shall reap"?
  • St. Peter Damian
    Last one out of the Dark Ages, turn on the Light Counselor to seven popes and surviving several antipopes, St. Peter Damian is the ideal saint to pray for discernment in navigating through those perilous waters that have entrapped so many.
  • Daily VerbumQUO
    In the darkest times, there will always be the Light Throughout the history of the Church there have been men who have been so inspired by the Holy Ghost that they understood and could so beautifully convey the will of God to others. They are called Doctors. Something sorely needed today when souls are ailing so much.
  • John Gregory
    No king but Jesus. Vivo Christo Rey! That is the only refrain Catholics can evoke in contrast to the Jews' and the world's shouts of "We have no king but Caesar." The Romans crowned Him with thorns, and today they have uncrowned Him with the Great Apostasy.
  • Daily VerbumQUO
    There are many surfaces, but only one Rock That Rock is the solid Faith entrusted to a living being who would continue the living being of the Mystical Body of Christ, bloodied and bruised for our sins. What a King!
  • Thomas Droleskey
    Speaking out of several sides of the mouths Edgar Bergen, Senor Wences, and Paul Winchell had nothing on Joseph Ratzinger when it comes to ventriloquism. BeneRatz has an ensemble of dummies he uses to throw off even traditional Catholics.
  • Daily VerbumQUO
    The right begging can open Heaven's doors In today's society beggars are looked at with disdain, but in God's eyes one sincerely asking in accordance with the divine will can expect many dividends.
  • Cyndi Cain
    Conversion and the Con Why are the modern leaders not instilling the Fear of the Lord in souls today? Because they don't believe. They think they know better than God. St. Vincent Ferrer knew better to take such a heretical view for he truly loved the Jews, so much so that he converted them so they would be saved. Not so today.
  • Daily VerbumQUO
    Reading the divine Will The dividends can be found when we inherit the wind of the Holy Ghost, the Spirit Christ left us for all heredity.
  • Michael Cain
    Lashed and Lacerated by the Conciliar Cons The Scourging the Mystical Body of Christ has undergone over the past 43 years has taken its toll in souls.
  • Daily VerbumQUO
    The proper order of priority Are we our Master's servants or are we prideful bullies who refuse to cooperate?
  • Scott Montgomery
    The Message of Art and Sacrament is still underappreciated by many The Agony and the Ecstasy of the legacy of the great Master Michelangelo and how the iconoclasts today have still not learned.
  • Daily VerbumQUO
    Conversion is necessary despite the Conciliarists' Cabal Not converting to the true Faith will most certainly lead to dying in their sin for those who reject Christ or compromise His commands.
  • Dom Prosper Gueranger
    The crux of this time when we focus on the Cross Lent is no mystery when explained by the venerable orthodox Abbot of the 19th century.
  • Daily VerbumQUO
    The call from above should come in loud and clear The words of the heavenly Father in today's Gospel is what we strive to hear applied to us.
  • Fr. George Leo Haydock
    What more proof would anyone want? Comprehensive Catholic Commentary enlarged and concise for today's Epistle and Gospel for the Second Sunday of Lent provided by John Gregory on the authenticity of Jesus as the Son of God.
  • Thomas Droleskey
    The futility of putting trust in movements Not one candidate meets the standards Christ demands of His children and to vote for any one of them is irresponsible and an affront to our Lord and Savior and His Blessed Mother.
  • John Gregory
    Mortifying our senses By doing so we can lessen the sting of the scourges Christ suffered, but we must also be willing to discipline our senses so we can bear the pain with Him.
  • Thomas Droleskey
    Fast Lane to Insanity How the conciliarists have lost touch with reality and Catholic tradition. Oh for a true blue Devil's Advocate today to sweep away these imposters. No one touting Americanism should be considered a candidate for a halo.
  • Cyndi Cain
    Staying the course through thick and thin Two saints, among many, who persevered in living Christ's words that he who loves father and mother, son or daughter more than Him is not worthy of our Lord, were Saints Perpetua and Felicitas who proved their worth by gaining everlasting life.
  • Michael Cain
    Weeping for Heretics with Tears of Precious Blood There is no Mystery of the Mystical Body of Christ's journey to Calvary. God has allowed it so that those, for whom He shed His blood pro multis, will stand with Him throughout His Passion and Death so that we can be with Him at His glorious Resurrection.
  • Thomas Droleskey
    Penance must be our Priority As we celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the first apparition at Lourdes, are we really doing all Our Lady has asked?
  • Gabriel Garnica
    Mud turned to Miracles St. Bernadette wasn't as foolish as the townsfolk thought as has been proven over the last century and a half.
  • Dom Prosper Gueranger
    Tracing Lenten observances The History of Lent is laid out by the liturgical master of tradition.
  • Daily VerbumQUOM
    Satan's Wake-up Call Two words from our Lord and Savior exorcised the demon from His midst high above on the mountain, replaced by the consolation of angels. Whenever we reject satan, Jesus sends the same angels to console us.
  • Fr. George Leo Haydock
    Discernment discovered Comprehensive Catholic Commentary enlarged and concise for today's Epistle and Gospel for the First Sunday of Lent provided by John Gregory.
  • Thomas Droleskey
    Catholic no more, not for 40 years or more One can hold 99% of the truths (Ratzinger falls far, far short of that number), but if one does not hold all of the truths of the Faith, they are NOT Catholic. How much simpler can it get for people to realize that fact?
  • St. Cyril of Alexandria
    The Prodigal Son Returns Once having opposed St. John Chrysostom, St. Cyril came to realize his holy colleague was right. Both are Doctors of the Church.
  • Thomas Droleskey
    McCain is no McSavior of the Unborn Do not be fooled by the dole Doleisms of McCain's preportive pro-life stance. His record rails against the innocent and compromises for the guilty.
  • John Gregory
    The Agony Begins at Olivet Meditation on the First Sorrowful Mystery with one each of the next five Fridays in Lent
  • Thomas Droleskey
    Selling out to the enemies of Christ Is this not evidence that Benedict XVI and Judas Iscariot are synonymous?
  • Cyndi Cain
    Where are the Lazaruses with their treasures? For the Church Militant's needs the contemplative life of Mary must be balanced with the active life of Martha, but without Lazarus, the ranks grow weaker and thinner
  • Dom Prosper Gueranger
    Put on the Armor of Ashes Reflections for Ash Wednesday in Quinquagesima Week
  • Daily VerbumQUO
    The cinema of cinera How holy Mother Church lets us see Pride of Faith comes from wearing the cloak of Humility without broadcasting it




  • Thomas Droleskey
    The Great Charade The ecumaniac Hegelian Ratzinger fuses one innovation into another and dares to call it traditional, let alone Catholic!
  • William F. Buckley, Jr.
    Conservative Icon who compromised his Faith With all he accomplished, William F. Buckley's greatest regret will be that he did not stick to his guns in upholding the true Faith for he, like millions of others, caved to the conciliarists.
  • Delivering the Ratz his cheese
    Motu Matt Mice Taking the Bait
    BeneRatz has to love it. He's successfully divided Traditionalists with his deception and painted formerly reliable traditional luminaries into a corner in which the only way out is to connect the dots so meticulously laid out by previous reliable Popes who didn't mince words in conveying Catholic truth.