Response to a letter of Fr Chazal  by Fr François Laisney

Response to a letter of Fr Chazal by Fr François Laisney

Blog Note: The following is a response of Fr. Laisney to Fr. Chazal concerning the ongoing crisis in the Church and the proper reaction of a Catholic, and especially a priest, to this crisis. It first appeared here: http://sspxasia.com/Documents/Society_of_Saint_Pius_X/2013-04-19_Fr_Laisneys_answer_to_%20Fr_Chazal.pdf Singapore,...

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Of Curiosity and Cooking

Of Curiosity and Cooking

This past Lent, I had the “lofty” aspiration to give up listening to, or looking up, the News. I did very well for a few weeks, and then . . . the Pope resigned, and then a new pope was...

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Why Solemn Mass

Why Solemn Mass

Discourses on Solemn Mass: Introduction Explanations about the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass according to the Roman Rite abound. But these tend to focus on Low Mass, thus neglecting the profound and beautiful rituals found only in the more complete...

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35 Years Later

35 Years Later

35 years ago, in Dickinson, TX, Fr. Carl Pulvermacher, a Capuchin priest, founded both Angelus Press and The Angelus. From those early days of countless volunteers and old printing presses, we’ve grown beyond the boundaries of a traditional publishing houses...

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Pope St. Pius V

Pope St. Pius V

The following article appeared in our May 1979 issue of The Angelus. We present it here again in honor of his upcoming feast this Sunday. The active life is concerned with men and things; the contemplative is in the realm...

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The Contemporary Catholic Crisis in its Historical Perspective: Arianism

The Contemporary Catholic Crisis in its Historical Perspective: Arianism

Blog Note: The following text is posted to coincide with the feast of St. Athanasius. Written by Michael Davies, it originally appeared in the January, 1987 issue of The Angelus. In order to place the contemporary crisis in Catholicism in...

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St. Joseph the Worker

St. Joseph the Worker

Today is the feast of St. Joseph the Worker. Instituted by Pope Pius XII in 1956, this feast is full of depth to be examined. From the humility and working life of St. Joseph, through the working of our Lord...

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Unnatural Civil Unions Now OK?

Unnatural Civil Unions Now OK?

According to a number of reliable sources, Fr. Federico Lombardi, the head of the Vatican Press Office, issued the following statement two days ago: “It is a good thing for the child to know that he has a father and...

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The Solution to our Present Crisis?

The Solution to our Present Crisis?

According to an article in The Local, a paper for German news in English, Archbishop Robert Zollitsch has called for a “return” to deaconesses in the Church at the conclusion of a multi-day conference to discuss possible Church reforms. In...

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Roman Forum 2013

Roman Forum 2013

Founded in 1968 by Deitrich von Hildebrand, the Roman Forum has hosted, since 1991, an annual Summer Symposium in Gardone Riviera, on Lake Garda in Northern Italy. The purpose of this 10-day, 11-night symposium is to “introduce participants to a...

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Why No One Takes Catholics Seriously Today

Why No One Takes Catholics Seriously Today

On Catholic News Service today, there is a story about events unfolding in the English Parliament. By way of background, the current laws of succession bar a Catholic from ascending to the throne of England, and additionally, prevent any children...

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The Seed of the Church

The Seed of the Church

God’s Chosen People spent years laboring there under the Pharaohs; The Holy Family made their home in its borders while Herod sought the life of the Christ Child; St. Mark founded its famous Church at Alexandria; it was one of...

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