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Who Reads Sodalitium Pianum?

The short answer is: Not many. Nonetheless, we thought our few readers might like to know who else is taking a look at Sodalitium Pianum once in a while, so we have provided some statistical information from our Google Analytics app (which tracks blog activity behind the scenes), and posted some charts below, with some…


Soon, the Conciliar Beatification of John Paul I?

by Francesca de Villasmundo 28 AUGUST 2017 Original French Article Here [Slightly Improved Google Translation Follows] Among the many popes who ruled between 1566 and 1958 (i.e., the year of the death of Pius XII), 35 pontiffs over a period of about five centuries, the Catholic Church has canonized only two of them: Holy Pius…


Theologia Moralis by St. Alphonsus Liguori……in English!

At a time when Rome is not content with the “mere” subversion of Catholic doctrine, and has also set its sights upon desecrating even the moral law, we are pleased to have discovered an antidote in the efforts of Mr. Ryan Grant and Mediatrix Press St. Pius X recommended the reading of good Catholic books as…


The Definition of the Assumption: But Did Mary Ever Die?

Today we celebrated the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven, body and soul.  An article of faith dogmatically defined by Pope Piux XII in 1950 in the Apostolic Constitution Munificentissimus Deus, the belief is obligatory among Catholics. One controversy, however, remains: Did the Blessed Virgin die before she was assumed into…


**UPDATED** Mass Announcement: Fr. Giacomo Ballini (SAJM) in St. Paul, MN on 7/16

  Fr. Giacomo Ballini (SAJM) will be in St. Paul, MN to celebrate Mass on Sunday (July 16) at 6:30PM. The Mass venue will be: Hotel Metro (2201 Burns Ave, St Paul, MN 55119) Though the St. Paul/Minneapolis mission is affiliated with Bishop Gerardo Zendejas and the SAJM, all are welcome to attend. For those who…


Did Archbishop Lefebvre REALLY Believe the Council Was “Schismatic?”

Samuel continues to do the Church a very great service over at Tradidi.com by translating some of the forgotten gems of Archbishop Lefebvre.   The latest article comes from the defunct French blog Credidimus Caritate, quoting the Archbishop from a 1980 priest retreat in which he clarifies what he means when he refers to the Second Vatican Council,…


Regarding the Letter “Striking Contrast” by Fr. Francois Laisney (SSPX)

Regarding the Letter “Striking Contrast” by Fr. Francois Laisney (SSPX): Part I [In response to the episcopal consecration of Bishop Jean Michel Faure] By  Sean Johnson  3-22-15  Introduction: Long-time American diplomat and former Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, was known to have said, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” By this, he meant that…


SSPX/Ecclesia Dei Convergence: “Apostolicity”

SSPX/Ecclesia Dei Convergence By Sean Johnson August 24, 2014 When the 2007 reprint of Michael Davies’ classic became available from Angelus Press in 2007, it never occurred to me to question the purpose of the release. I presumed that Davies was augmenting his already solid work with additional argumentation and documentation. In fact, it was…


Ipsa Conteret (Issue #1) Now Available!

http://IpsaConteret.com   Dear Friends- We are pleased to announce that Ipsa Conteret is now online, and available gratis, at the link above. The first issue runs 49 pages, and can either be viewed on the website, or downloaded (entirely, or article by article). Please send your feedback to the Editor (Samuel), using the contact function on the http://IpsaConteret.com website. We…


Max Krah: Subversive of Catholic Modesty

NB: Samuel has translated Max Krah’s article here: Max Krah Against Catholic Modesty In the previous post, we contrasted publicly posted immodest pictures from Max Krah’s Facebook page, with Church teaching on modesty under each of the three pictures, to highlight the apparent contradiction.  In this post, we share with you Max Krah’s October/2015 contemptuous…