September 22, 2019

Communion of Saints

Communion of Saints posts:


AUGUSTINE: HIDDEN THINGS: Mt 11:25

Sermon 67.…. On the words of the gospel, “I thank thee, O Father, Lord of Heaven and Earth, that thou didst hide these things from the wise and understanding,” etc. (Mt 11:25) When the Holy Gospel was being read, we heard that the Lord Jesus exulted in Spirit, and said, “I confess to Thee, O […]

From the Doctor, St. Robert Bellarmine: 15 Marks of the Catholic Church

Developed by St. Cardinal Robert Bellarmine, 1542-1621, Doctor of the Church 1. The Church’s Name, Catholic, universal, and world wide, and not confined to any particular nation or people. 2. Antiquity, in tracing her ancestry directly to Jesus Christ. 3. Constant Duration, in lasting substantially unchanged for so many centuries. 4. Extensiveness, in the number […]

VIRGO DOLOROSISSIMA, ORA PRO NOBIS – SEVEN DOLORS

#377. “Virgin most sorrowful, pray for us.” Devoutly recite Hail Mary. 7 times w/Invocation = 5yrs.; (300 days), invocation alone: Nov 22,1934 “Virgo dolorosissma, ora pro nobis.” #381. The faithful during September performing BVM devotions gain 5 yrs. Ind. Each day pg275, Apostolic Brief Apr 3,1857; Nov 12,1936. pg 275. #382. On 7 any preceding […]

The blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are made clean, the deaf hear, the dead rise again, to the poor the gospel is preached

Isaiah Prophesies Fulfilled- By Him or still looking for another? Jesus responds with his fulfillment of the Isaiah prophesied over 500 to 800 years earlier, as the sure sign of the Messiah. For every Jew, these were the signs of the King, Not to be mistaken. Many had come claiming to be the one…but who […]

THE OATH AGAINST MODERNISM

Pope Pius X – 1910 To be sworn to by all clergy, pastors, confessors, preachers, religious superiors, and professors in philosophical-theological seminaries. I . . . . firmly embrace and accept each and every definition that has been set forth and declared by the unerring teaching authority of the Church, especially those principal truths which […]

St. Augustine’s, Homily 7 on the First Epistle of John; of Christian Love – 1 John4:4-12

1 John4:2-12 ‘Douay Rheims’ [2] By this is the spirit of God known. Every spirit which confess that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh, is of God: [3] And every spirit that dissolve Jesus, is not of God: and this is Anti-Christ, of whom you have heard that he come, and he is now […]

SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT – MEDJUGORJE, A CASE STUDY (2Tim4:1-5) PART 2-3

Continued from PART 1 – Medjugorje Case Study “Teachers to Suit their Own Liking or Wander into Myths” CATHOLIC DOORS MINISTRY -the Bible Course “SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT” ] PART 2 – 3 Begins here THE HISTORY OF A MANIFESTATION – ( italics Medjugorje Seers-) When it is alleged that a supernatural manifestation has taken place, certain […]

The Death of Martyrs is Precious, bought at the Price of Christ’s death

(Sermo 329 in natali martyrum: PL 38, 1454-1456; St Augustine, Bishop, Doctor – of Grace) The church everywhere flourishes through the glorious deeds of the holy martyrs. With our own eyes we can judge the truth of our song, that the death of his saints is precious in the sight of The Lord. [Psalms 115:15] […]

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