Pope Leo XIII’s Prayer to St. Michael

Posted originally on Servus Fidelis Website on March 30, 2017 by Scoop O GLORIOUS Prince of the heavenly host, Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in the battle and fearful warfare that we are waging against the principalities and powers, against the rulers of this world of darkness, against the evil spirits. Come thou to the assistance of men, whom Almighty God created immortal, making them in His own image and likeness and redeeming them Continue Reading →

A Relevant Church?

The musty old Church of the Catholic Christians has been called judgmental and misogynistic; so we have made ourselves welcoming to the roles of women and non-judgmental to lifestyles and tolerant of all the new confusing genders that have recently been invented. Since families did not want to come and hear condemnations of their behavior which seemingly judge them personally, making them feel guilty for things such as abortion, contraception or abnormal sinful behavior; we Continue Reading →

What Happened to Roman Catholic Culture?

The pre-Vatican II Church culture, on the parish level at least, was a vibrant, robust culture that embraced its uniqueness and derived much of Her strength from the global communities who pledged the care of their souls to the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. It was a Church that centered itself on the priesthood, the Sacraments, the prayers of the Saints and of course, its devotion to Mary. It was a bulwark against the Continue Reading →

The Magi and Death Before Birth – Truth and Charity Forum

I do not think that popular sentiment has come anywhere near close to granting those extraordinary travelers, the Magi, the honor they truly deserve. These “watchers of the sky” must have been divinely inspired, in addition to being intellectually gifted, to have enough faith to leave the comforts of their homeland and embark on what must have been an extremely arduous journey. The Magi were guided by a star, not a map. They were responding to Continue Reading →

What is the Solution to our Stressful and Anxious Lives? Go to the Center. | Archdiocese of Washington

In yesterday’s Gospel for the First Sunday of Advent, the Lord described a kind of self-destructive cycle that assails us and then proposed a solution. In this post there is an attempt to focus in a bit more on the solution proposed by the Lord. But to review the problem, the self destructive cycle recall this text from yesterday’s Gospel: Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy from carousing and drunkenness and the anxieties Continue Reading →

Is He your King? Really? A Meditation on the Gospel of Christ the King

On the feast of Christ the King, we are called to acknowledge that Jesus is, in fact our King. It is one thing to say that he is our King because the song in Church we sang said that, or the preacher said that, or the Bible says that. Yes, faith does come by hearing. But there also comes a moment when WE must say that Jesus is our King. When we must personally affirm Continue Reading →