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Liturgical Prof Hans-Jurgen Feulner on Divine Worship

We at the Principal Parish of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross have been blessed to have two talks this week by Professor Hans-Jungen Feulner, a liturgy professor who was one the working group that put … Continue reading

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American Recusants

Chronologically, Catholicism first reached these shores at the hands of the French and Spanish; in terms of numbers, the vast majority of Catholic Americans owe their ancestry to French, Irish, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Lithuanian, Croatian, Slovenian, Slovakian, Hungarian, Dutch … Continue reading

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Billy Graham, may he rest in peace

In 1998, Billy Graham came to Ottawa for was was no longer called a Billy Graham Crusade, but a Billy Graham Mission.  Even then, certain sensitivities were taking over. For four or five nights twenty years ago, people packed Ottawa’s … Continue reading

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The Faith vs Freemasonry

The above words were issued by the then head of the CDF Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, later Pope Benedict XVI, reaffirming the centuries old ban on Catholics being involved in Freemasonry. A good in-depth article on the topic can be found … Continue reading

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Cardinal Newman and the development of doctrine

Back in the day when I was an evangelical, and then a traditional  Anglican, I had well-meaning Catholic friends throw Cardinal Newman’s “conversion” from Anglicanism to Catholicism in my face. It didn’t help at the time.  In fact, all pressures … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Walsingham, Pray for Us!

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Observing a Holy Lent

I didn’t get off to a good start this Lent.  I didn’t manage to get shriven on Shrove Tuesday as I was lying under layers of blankets experiencing chills.  Wednesday, though I felt a little better, I thought I had … Continue reading

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