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**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…


Max Krah: In Your Face(book)!

Bishop Fellay’s Business Partner: BLATANTLY PROMOTING THE FLOUTING OF THE CATHOLIC MORAL NORMS OF MODESTY Public Pics From His Facebook Page: “One cannot sufficiently deplore the blindness of so many women of every age and condition; made foolish by desire to please, they do not see to what a degree the indecency of their clothing…


Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas

(The Triumph of St. Thomas Aquinas Over Averroes) The Sodalitium Pianum blog would like to wish all Dominicans a happy feast day, and encourage all to read something by or about St. Thomas Aquinas today, where you are sure to receive extra graces for having done so. Here is a bit of feast day trivia:…


Victim Adorers: Following in the Footsteps of their Carmelite Predecessors

  Dear Friends- Please take a look at this 2 minute YouTube video showing a convent of pre-Vatican II Carmelite nuns building their convent with their own hands. The Victim Adorers of the Holy Face of Jesus are setting out upon much the same path, as they build their new hermitage in Ireland. Please review…


We Are Back!

Having risen from the ashes, the Sodalitium Pianum blog is back! Thanks to the heroic efforts of a friend, the old blog posts were retrieved, and reposted on this newly designed platform. It may take me a while to get the hang of the new user tools, and things will be a bit slow for…