Month: November 2016

Michael Matt (Almost) Joins the Resistance

I happen to know Michael Matt, and like him.   Though it has been a few years since we have spoken (in person, at least), I haven’t the least doubt that, from all outward appearances, he is a devout Catholic in the state of grace who, for one reason or another, has backed the wrong…


Bishop Athanasius Schneider Joins the Four Cardinals

[On November 21, I published an article titled “Prelude to a Papal Deposition?” in which I observed that the public and formal process being taken by Cardinal Burke and his three Cardinal collaborators in response to the heresies of Amoris Laetitiae looked very much like that which would precede a papal deposition for heresy.  One…


Life at the Seminary of St. Louis de Montfort

[The following is a modified version of this post on the Reconquista blog: http://cristiadatradicinalista.blogspot.com/2016/11/la-vie-au-seminaire-saint-louis-marie.html The translation is mine, and the pictures have been rearranged to better fit this platform]     The seminary of Saint Louis Marie Grignion wants to follow the spirit that Bishop Lefebvre gave to Ecône.  This spirit is evidently a spirit…


Five “Dubia”

FIVE “DUBIA” November 26, 2016 Number CDLXXXIX (489)Printable PDF   Four Cardinals obliged a Pope to tell –His deep convictions come from deepest Hell. In a scandal of a gravity unprecedented even in Pope Francis’ scandal-ridden reign as Catholic Pope since 2013, when challenged by four honourable Cardinals on his seeming denial of the very…


The Ordination of Br. John

  Dear Austrasian Faithful:   Wishing you a happy new 2017 liturgical year.   I am glad to announce you that His Lordship, Bishop Aquinas, will ordain Brother John on December 17th in Santa Cruz, Brazil. Kindly offer thanksgivings to Our Lord and Our Lady for this big relief.    We are still far away from guaranteeing…


Emergency Prayers Requested for John Vennari

I received an email informing me that John Vennari has undergone emergency surgery for a life-threatening colon blockage, that he has received Extreme Unction, and that he is requesting prayers. John’s Facebook page also states:“Please feel free to forward and/or post this, along with the link below that provides background and info for those who…


Prelude to a Papal Deposition?

Prelude to a Papal Deposition? By Sean Johnson 11/21/16 Introduction: In the fall of 2014, the Dominicans of Avrille published an article in their French-language journal (La Sel de la Terre),[1] in which Fr. Pierre Marie, O.P. translated an excerpt from the work of John of St. Thomas’s Disputatio II , which considers the question “Can the Pope…


Excellent Communique?

EXCELLENT COMMUNIQUÉ?     November 19, 2016 Number CDLXXXVIII (488)Printable PDF       Superiors putting cushions under lies Make Catholics’ non-reaction no surprise. On October 31 Pope Francis held in Sweden an ecumenical meeting with leading Lutherans to prepare for next year’s 500th anniversary of Luther’s revolt against the Catholic Church. After the meeting the…


Context

[The author of the following article wishes to remain anonymous; his new blog is cited below] https://psalm129.wordpress.com/2016/11/18/context/ The Society of St. Pius X recently held a conference in Portland, Oregon. It’s primary purpose was to convince the faithful that were he alive today, Archbishop Lefebvre would accept a deal with modernist Rome, and that Bishop Fellay,…


Louis Veuillot

1813 – 1883 http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/15394b.htm  Journalist and writer, b. at Boynes, Loiret, 11 Oct., 1813; d. in Paris, 7 April, 1883. He was the son of a poor cooper and at the age of thirteen was obliged to leave the primary schools and earn his living, obtaining a modest position with a Paris attorney, the brother of the then famous poet Casimir Delavigne. The poet’s friends frequented the…