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The Inherent Divisiveness of Sedevacantism

The Inherent Divisiveness of Sedevacantism

  Sedevacantist Cathedral of “Pope” Gregory XVII in El Palmar de Troya (Spain)   Translation of an excerpt from a conference of Archbishop Lefebvre in Angers, France (1980):  …. STAY IN A FIRM AND SAFE LINE, TO AVOID AN IRREMEDIABLE EVIL I tell you all this, quite simply, because you can cause yourself problems, as…

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Theologia Moralis (Vol II) by St. Alphonsus now in English!

Theologia Moralis (Vol II) by St. Alphonsus now in English!

Several months ago, we mentioned (here) that Mr. Ryan Grant of Mediatrix Press had published the first ever English-language translation of the first volume of St. Alphonsus Liguori’s opus magnum, “Theologia Moralis.” Moments ago, I discovered that Volume II is also now available! From Mediatrix Press: “Mediatrix Press is pleased to announce the release of Volume 2…

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Holy Week Destroyed: Holy Saturday Tenebrae (Anticipated on Good Friday)

Holy Week Destroyed: Holy Saturday Tenebrae (Anticipated on Good Friday)

I was not given a guarantee that Tenebrae was going to be recorded, but was told an effort would be made.  When/If Tenebrae for Holy Saturday (anticipated on Good Friday) becomes available, it will be posted here. These (and all videos I will be posting) have been recorded by St. Gertrude the Great’s expert MC,…

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Three SAJM Seminarians Receive the Cassock

Three SAJM Seminarians Receive the Cassock

Pictures from the Ceremony and Seminary Life in Avrille, France [For more information on the SAJM, please visit their official site HERE] [For information on the SAJM seminary, please see HERE]   Oh Lord, grant us priests Oh Lord, grant us holy priests Oh Lord, grant us many holy priests Oh Lord, grant us many holy religious…

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Syllabus Blog Closes: Leaves With a Warning

Syllabus Blog Closes: Leaves With a Warning

  Today, our friend and owner of the Resistance blog Syllabus announced he will be shutting down (i.e., the blog left online, but no new content for the foreseeable future).  This is a great loss, particularly in the Hispanic world, where the blog’s voice was loudest, and its reach the greatest.  One of the few Resistance authors to…

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Ruminations on Death

Ruminations on Death

A more Catholic sentiment than the Dylan Thomas poem I posted last month, amidst much personal anguish:   Death, be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; For those whom thou thinkst thou dost overthrow Die not, poor Death, nor yet canst thou kill me. From rest and…

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Fight or Flight?

Fight or Flight?

Pope Leo XIII (1878 – 1903) A timely excerpt from the encyclical Sapientiae Christianae 14. But in this same matter, touching Christian faith, there are other duties whose exact and religious observance, necessary at all times in the interests of eternal salvation, become more especially so in these our days. Amid such reckless and widespread folly…

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En Garde!

En Garde!

 How to Control an Internet Forum The following selection is excerpted from an internet article whose origins are unknown, but available at the link above. It alleges to be a series of techniques (or dirty tricks) having their origin in former US President J. Edgar Hoover’s counterintelligence program (known by its Orweillian newspeak designation “COINTELPRO”)…

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

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…

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