Monthly Archives: October 2014

November Indulgences For All Soul Day



AND FROM 1 Nov to 8 Nov

During November, Holy Church promotes prayers for the souls in purgatory.

We can help the souls in Purgatory through our good works as assigned by the Church, who has the authority from Christ to apply to them the merits of His Passion and death, and the merits of the saints.

Here is how you can obtaining a Plenary Indulgence on 2 November 2, All Souls:

make a good confession within a week before or after All Souls
be free from all attachment to sin, even venial sin, for a plenary indulgence
visit a church to pray for the faithful departed
say one “Our Father” and the “Creed” during a visit to the church
say one “Our Father” and one “Hail Mary” for the Pope’s monthly intentions
receive Holy Communion, on the same day or soon after
To obtain a Plenary Indulgence from 1-8 November read more


Martyrology-November 2nd
Roman Martyrology-November 2nd-on this date in various years-

The Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed. [11/3 in 2014]

At Pettau in Styria, the birthday of St. Victorinus, bishop of that city, who, after publishing many writings, as is attested to by St. Jerome, was crowned with martyrdom in the persecution of Diocletian.

At Trieste, blessed Justus, who fulfilled his martyrdom in the same persecution under the governor Manatius.

At Sebaste in Armenia, the Saints Carterius, Styriacus, Tobias, Eudoxius, Agapius, and their companions, martyrs under Emperor Licinius. read more


Martyrology-November 1st
Roman Martyrology-November 1st-on this date in various years-

The Festival of All Saints, which Pope Boniface IV, after the dedication of the Pantheon, ordained to be kept generally and solemnly every year on the 13th of May, in the city of Rome, in honour of the blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, and of the holy martyrs. It was afterwards decreed by Gregory IV that this feast, which was then celebrated in many dioceses, but at different times, should be on this day kept by the whole Church in honour of all the saints. read more

Support For Post-Birth Abortion(MURDER)

TRENDING: More college students support post-birth abortion

by Mairead McArdle – Thomas Aquinas College on October 29, 2014

A trend seen by prolife activists that frequently engage college students on campuses nationwide is the growing acceptance of post-birth abortion, or killing the infant after he or she is born, campus prolife outreach leaders tell The College Fix.

Anecdotal evidence by leaders of prolife groups such as Created Equal and Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust said in interviews that not only do they see more college students willing to say they support post-birth abortion, but some students even suggest children up to 4 or 5-years-old can also be killed, because they are not yet “self aware.” read more

Syllogisms for the Times

Since it appears fashionable in certain quarters to use a syllogism to advance one’s point of view, perhaps we might consider the following:
– Modernism is the synthesis of all heresies (Pascendi) and
– Bergoglio is a Modernist therefore
– Bergoglio is a heretic.

Ah, but it doesn’t end there, dear readers, consider the following:
– A heretic cannot be Pope (Holy Spirit is guarding the edifice) and
– Bergoglio is a heretic therefore
– Begoglio cannot be pope. read more


Martyrology-October 31st
Roman Martyrology-October 31st-on this date in various years-

The Vigil of All Saints.

At Rome, the Saints Ampliatus, Urbanus, and Narcissus, who are mentioned by St. Paul in his Epistle to the Romans. They were put to death by the Jews and Gentiles for the Gospel of Christ.

At Constantinople, St. Stachis, bishop who was consecrated first bishop of that city by the blessed apostle Andrew.

At Saint Quentin in France, the martyr St. Quentin, a Roman citizen and senator, who suffered under Emperor Maximian. By the revelation of an angel, his body was found incorrupt after a lapse of fifty-five years. read more


Martyrology-October 30th
Roman Martyrology-October 30th-on this date in various years-

In Sardinia, the birthday of St. Pontian, pope and martyr. In the company of the priest Hippolytus, he was exiled by Emperor Alexander, and achieved martyrdom by being scourged. His body was brought to Rome by blessed Pope Fabian and buried in the cemetery of Callistus. His feast, however, is celebrated on the 19th of November.

At Aegea in Cilicia, in the reign of Diocletian, under the governor Lysias, the martyrdom of Saints Zenobius, bishop, and his sister Zenobia. read more


Martyrology-October 29th
Roman Martyrology-October 29th-on this date in various years-

The holy bishop Maximian, martyr, and Valentine, confessor.

At Sidon in Phoenicia, St. Zenobius, a priest. When the last persecution was raging, by exhorting others to martyrdom, he himself was deemed worthy of it.

In Lucania, the holy martyrs Hyacinth, Quinctus, Felician, and Lucius.

At Bergamo, St. Eusebia, virgin and martyr.

At Jerusalem, the birthday of blessed Narcissus, a bishop distinguished for holiness, patience, and faith, who went to the kingdom of God at the age of one hundred and sixteen years. read more

Pope’s Close Advisor & Member of Council of Nine Cardinals “Excommunicates” Faithful who go to SSPX Masses – Full Text

From Rorate Caeli

Pope’s Close Advisor & Member of Council of Nine Cardinals “Excommunicates” Faithful who go to SSPX Masses – Full Text
– Double standards.
– Selective “mercy”.
– Good cop, bad cop.

All very Machiavellian. Not Christian at all, though. But it could be “divine”, if we are dealing with “the God of Surprises”…

Original note in Italian below, with full translation:
Three notes before the translation: read more

Francis: “God is NOT a divine being”(???) RNS reports he said it.

I hope this is a misquote, a bad translation, anything but what is being reported…

Pope Francis: ‘Evolution … is not inconsistent with the notion of creation’

By Josephine McKenna, Religion News Service

October 27, 2014

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Monday (Oct. 27) waded into the controversial debate over the origins of human life, saying the big bang theory did not contradict the role of a divine creator, but even required it. read more

Pro-Francis Italian Bishop forbids Lefebvrian priests to say Mass

[Machine Translation] (Note: HEADLINE MAY BE MISLEADING – but not by much!)

Pope Francis forbids Lefebvrian priests to say Mass

The followers of the ultra conservative French bishop excommunicated, are now being targeted by Bergoglio. Through one of his loyalists has forbidden them to celebrate Mass and administer the sacraments. And whoever follows them in danger of excommunication read more

Philosophy and Common Sense

Philosophy and Common Sense

by Antonio Orozco Arvo

Taken from
Translated from the Spanish by Roberto Hope

The levels or modes of attaining human knowledge are several; at least three: Common sense, Science and Philosophy. Beyond that is Faith

The first three are within the reach of any person, since they are natural capabilities of the human intelligence. Faith, in a theological sense, is a supernatural capability which presupposes a supernatural gift; that is why we do not count it at this point. read more


Martyrology-October 28th
Roman Martyrology-October 28th-on this date in various years-

In Persia, the birthday of the blessed apostles Simon the Canaanite and Thaddeus, who is also called Jude. Simon preached the Gospel in Egypt, Thaddeus in Mesopotamia. Afterwards, entering Persia together, they converted to Christ a numberless multitude of the inhabitants, then underwent martyrdom.

At Rome, the holy martyrs Cyril and Anastasia the Elder, virgin. In the persecution of Valerian, under the prefect Probus, Anastasia was bound with chains, buffeted, subjected to fire and scourging, and, as she remained immovable in the confession of Christ, her breasts were cut away, her nails plucked out, her teeth broken, and her hands, feet, and head severed from her body. Adorned with her sufferings as with so many jewels, she went to her Spouse. At her request, Cyril gave her some water to drink, and for his reward became a martyr. read more

It Just Doesn’t Matter Anymore

From the Remnant on Saturday October 24th………..

It Just Doesn’t Matter Anymore Featured
Written by Megaera Erinyes
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Dear Miss Erinyes

I’m just wondering what your opinion is. Do you think that Francis really is pope? I cannot imagine the real pope doing and saying the things that Francis is doing and saying.

Do you think that it is possible that the last conclave was rigged, making Francis’ election illegitimate?

Fr. M

Dear Father,

The truth is that I have no idea. I am not a canonist; I have no training in theology or Church history and have no special ability to discern between the various arguments now being commonly bruited about the internet. I can see that we have a very large problem, one in the person of Francis that seems to equal the horrifying problems in the world. He seems to me to be, indeed, an intrinsic part of those external problems, a product of them, one might even say. read more


Martyrology-October 27th
Roman Martyrology-October 27th-on this date in various years-

The vigil of the holy apostles Simon and Jude.

At Avila in Spain, under the governor Dacian, the Saints Vincent, Sabina, and Christeta. They were first stretched on the rack in such a manner that all their limbs were dislocated; then stones being laid on their heads, and their brains beaten out with heavy bars, their martyrdom was fulfilled.

At Tilchatel in France, St. Florentius, martyr.

In Cappadocia, the holy martyrs Capitolina, and Erotheides, her handmaid, who suffered under Diocletian. read more