November 13, 2019

HIM ONLY DO YOU SERVE RCIA_C7

OVERVIEW – 1st Commandment (part I,II of IV) Along this Catechism exploration #7, City has chosen the first commandment. So many of us think we do not sin against this commandment , but in fact may be the one sin least confessed and most abused. With Athanasius Catholic hat on , I am not judging, […]

CRIES of JESUS – MYSTERY OF PENANCE for RCIA- C 2

Today is our second Catechism for CityofGod.Blog. The first The real presence in the Eucharist became a very relevant topic this week. Due to the Church wanting to make a response to the PEW report suggesting the poor catechesis of the respondents. This week, City has chosen a fundamental review of the the mystery of […]

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 […]

ON THE SACRAMENTS #13e – Extreme Unction – Doctrinal Catechism 1846

EXTREME UNCTION 1846 Doctrinal Catechism begins: Verbatium Where does the Scripture mention the sacrament of extreme Unction?     A. In James, chap. v, 14—“Is any one sick among you, let him bring in the priests of the Church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord, and […]

Hidden Treasures of Holy Mass: 5

METHODS OF HEARING MASS CHAPTER II GENERAL DISPOSITIONS WITH WHICH WE OUGHT TO HEAR MASS. I. As we have already stated, in the preceding instruction, it was the opinion of St. John Chrysostom *[ Hgrnil. 3, Incomp, Dt Nat*] and this opinion was approved and confirmed by St. Gregory the Great, in his fourth dialogue, […]

The VOICE of One Crying in the Wilderness:

(Sermo 293,1-3 PL38, 1327-1328 By: St. Augustine, Doctor, Bishop of Hippo) Before I formed thee in the bowels of thy mother, I knew thee: and before thou came forth out of the womb, I sanctified thee, and made thee a prophet unto the nations. And the Lord put forth his hand, and touched my mouth: […]

ON THE SACRAMENTS #13a – Doctrinal Catechism 1846

[APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION- “FIDEI DEPOSITUM” ] Christ glorified… CCC1084: ” Seated at the right hand of the Father” and pouring out the Holy Spirit on his Body which is the Church , Christ now acts through the sacraments He instituted to communicate His grace. The sacraments are perceptible signs (Words and actions) accessible to our human […]

#8 ON PURGATORY 1846

The great Doctor of Milan, St. Ambrose, has beautiful words on the subject. ” It has been easier for me,” he writes, ” to find men who have preserved their innocence, than sinners who have performed a suitable penance. St Ambrose 340 -397AD. A DOCTRINAL CATECHISM; WHEREIN DIVERS POINTS OF CATHOLIC FAITH AND PRACTICE ASSAILED […]

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