Renewal in secular cultures: The need to distinguish between sheep and goats

By Dr. Jeff Mirus | Nov 28, 2017 Have you ever wondered why it is so hard to effect a widely effective renewal movement within the Church in our time? After all, individual Catholics too numerous to count have made this their top priority since the mid-1960s. The Church herself, in the whole process of calling, holding and implementing the Second Vatican Council, has committed herself again and again to the same largely thankless effort Continue Reading →

Comfort Catholicism Has to Go; It is Time to Prepare for Persecution |Blogs | NCRegister.com

We are at war for our own souls and the souls of people we love. We are at war for the soul of this culture and nation. And like any soldier, we must train to fight well. BY MSGR. CHARLES POPE 08/21/2016 There is a growing consternation among some Catholics that the Church, at least in her leadership, is living in the past. It seems there is no awareness that we are at war and that Continue Reading →

What is the Church for Francis? A divine institution or a philanthropic organization to defend human rights? |

  Jesus said: ‘Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you’ (Jn 14:27). This is why the Church has never wished to be considered a philanthropic institution that suits the likes and dislikes of humans of every age, regardless of their moral practices and customs. The peace that the Church gives to the world is the peace of Christ, and out Continue Reading →

The Novus Ordo Liturgy: of the world, by the world and for the world

Annibale Bugnini (a suspected freemason) with the approval of Pope Paul VI, reformed and presented the Church with a new liturgy whose rubrics (directions) were so minimal and loose that it allowed for experimentation. This left the door open for the emergence of an egalitarian and social justice element to flourish within the Church. And now after 50 years of experimentation we have a novel (and very fluid) liturgy which aligns itself more with the Continue Reading →