October 23, 2020

St. Irenaeus, Against Heresies (Book III Ch 3)

Bishop of Lyons & Father of Church –His feast is celebrated on 28 June in the Latin Church and on 23 August in the Greek. Irenaeus, was taught by Polycarp. Polycarp was Bishop of Smyrna (see Rev2:8-9-11) “And to the angel of the church of Smyrna write: These things saith the First and the Last, […]

SOUL Ascends to : Sublime

INTERIOR CASTLE: SUMMARY – SAINT TERESA OF AVILA Introduction: On resurrection Sunday, CityofGod.blog presented Mystical Marriage. John the Cross and St Teresa of Avila, Interior Castle (“IC”) refer to a Mystical marriage. St Terese describes and provides a “road map” to this Mystical Marriage that was presented on April 2019, primarily from New Advent and […]

Liturgical Shipwreck Part X I

by Michael Davies {www.catholictradition.org/Eucharist/shipwreck1.htm} (Is26:20 “WE LOVE & SUFFER TO OBEY” Heb10:30) The ICEL translation of the New Mass—–to which the small minority of Catholics who still assist at Mass in the Western World are subjected each Sunday—–constitutes an abuse of the most outrageous nature, with its 400 mistranslations into English, including the mistranslation of […]

CONFESSION – Sacrament Instituted by Jesus the Christ

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that kill the prophets; and stone them that are sent to thee, how often would I have gathered thy children as the bird doth her brood under her wings, and thou would not? (Lk13:34) Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that kill the prophets and stone them that are sent unto thee, how often would I […]

Members of the Body, Christi

Blessed Augustine of Hippo ca. 354-430 “On the head and the members” Let us rejoice, then, and give thanks that we are made not only Christians, but Christ. Do ye understand, brethren, and apprehend the grace of God upon us? Marvel, be glad, we are made Christ. For if He is the Head, we are […]

Mystical Marriage

It has been estimated by Dr. Imbert that, from the earliest times to the present, history has recorded seventy-seven mystical marriages; they are mentioned in connection with female saints, beatae, and venerabiles — e.g. Blessed Angela of Foligno, St. Catherine of Siena, St. Colette, St. Teresa, St. Catherine of Ricci, Venerable Marina d’Escobar, St. Mary […]

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