Monthly Archives: May 2015

MARTYROLOGY-MAY 22

Martyrology-May 22nd
Roman Martyrology-May 22nd- on this date in various years-

At Rome, the holy martyrs Faustinus, Timothy, and Venustus.

In Africa, the holy martyrs Castus and Aemilius, who met their martyrdom by fire, St. Cyprian says that there were overcome by the first trial, but that in the second God made them victorious, so that those who had first weakened in the face of the fire were made mightier than the flames.

At Comana in Pontus, under Emperor Maximian and the governor Agrippa, the holy martyr Basiliscus, who was forced to wear iron shoes pierced with heated nails, and who endured many other trials. He was finally beheaded and thrown into the river, which gained for him the crown of martyrdom. read more

Will Pope Francis Publicly Oppose “Gay Marriage” in Ireland? – A Vatican Phone #

Will Pope Francis Publicly Oppose
“Gay Marriage” in Ireland?
A Vatican Phone Number to Call

www.cfnews.org/page88/files/6440926c2996ba0b261ac8a330e0ff2f-390.html

By Robert L. Mauro

(CFNEWS.ORG) Pope Francis has publicly opposed ” Climate Change” and is preparing an Encyclical on the subject. As to the issue of homosexuality, he has publicly asked ” Who I am to Judge?” Will he now publicly oppose ” gay marriage” in Ireland prior to a public vote at the polls on changing Ireland’s Constitution to allow ” gay marriage “which will take place this Friday? read more

MARTYROLOGY-MAY 21

Martyrology-May 21st
Roman Martyrology-May 21st- on this date in various years-

St. Valens, bishop, who was put to death along with three children.

At Alexandria, the commemoration of the holy martyrs Secundus, a priest, and others, whom the Arian bishop George ordered to be barbarously slain during the holy days of Pentecost, under Emperor Constantius.

In Morocco, the birthday of the holy martyrs Timothy, Polius, and Eutychius, deacons, who merited to be crowned together for spreading the word of God in that region. read more

MARTYROLOGY-MAY 20

Martyrology-May 20th
Roman Martyrology-May 20th- on this date in various years-

At Aquila in Abruzzi, St. Bernardin of Siena, priest of the Order of Friars Minor, who added to the glory of Italy by his preaching and his example.

At Rome, St. Plautilla, wife of a consul, sister of the consul Flavius Clemens, and mother of the holy virgin Flavia Domitilla, both martyrs. She was baptized by the apostle St. Peter, and after giving an example of all the virtues, she rested in peace.

Also at Rome, on the Salarian Way, the birthday of St. Basilla, virgin, who was of a royal family and betrothed to a nobleman. When she refused to marry him, he accused her of being a Christian. Emperor Gallienus gave orders that she should accept the person to whom she had been engaged, or die by the sword. Being informed of this, and answering that she had for her spouse the King of kings, she was pierced with a sword. read more

Continuing Series on History of Liturgical Chaos Under Pius XII

[ Note: While even the staunch Traditionalist and Thomist, Canon Gregory Hesse, STD, STL openly defended the writings of Pius XII as completely Catholic, he also commented extensively on what the pontiff ushered in through his personal sponsorship of Bugnini. In sum, it laid all the necessary groundwork for what has now become an abyss of corruption, error and even blasphemous attitudes in modern “worship” in the Church. With that reduced to insanity, all else is falling apart, as well. / gpmtrad ] read more

Randy Engel and CFN exposed Dominican Timothy Radcliffe 13 years ago!

www.cfnews.org/page88/files/1b3769455a51253002638c661cf01b61-389.html

See Part II Randy Engel’sSt Peter Damien’s Book of Gamorrah: A Moral Blueprint for Our Times

A disturbing and in-depth report from the time (2002).

Randy Engel and CFN exposed Dominican Timothy Radcliffe 13 years ago!

See Part II Randy Engel’sSt Peter Damien’s Book of Gamorrah: A Moral Blueprint for Our Times

A disturbing and in-depth report from the time (2002).

Excerpt:

Homosexuality in Religious Life Today: The Dominican Model read more

MARTYROLOGY-MAY 19

Martyrology-May 19th
Roman Martyrology-May 19th- on this date in various years-

The birthday of St. Peter of Moroni who, while leading the life of an anchoret, was created Sovereign Pontiff and called Celestine V. He later abdicated the pontificate, and led a religious life in solitude, where, renowned for virtues and miracles, he went to the Lord.

At Rome, the saintly virgin Pudentiana, who, after numberless tribulations, after burying with respect many martyrs, and distributing all her goods to the poor for Christ’s sake, departed from this world to go to heaven. read more

MARTYROLOGY-MAY 18

Martyrology-May 18th
Roman Martyrology-May 18th- on this date in various years-

At Camerino, the holy martyr Venantius, who, at fifteen years of age, along with ten others, ended a glorious ordeal by being beheaded under Emperor Decius and the governor Antiochus.

The birthday of St. John I, pope and martyr, who was called to Ravenna by the Arian king of Italy, Theodoric, and died there after being in prison a long time for the true faith. His feast, however, is celebrated on the 27th of May, the day on which his revered body was taken to Rome and buried in the basilica of St. Peter, prince of the apostles. read more

MARTYROLOGY-MAY 17

Martyrology-May 17th
Roman Martyrology-May 17th- on this date in various years-

At Villareal in Spain, St. Paschal of the Order of Friars Minor, confessor. He was a man remarkable for innocence of life and the spirit of penance, whom Pope Leo XIII declared to be the heavenly patron of Eucharistic Congresses and of societies formed to honour the Most Blessed Sacrament.

At Noyon in France, the holy martyrs Heradius, Paul, and Aquilinus, with two others.

At Chalcedon, the holy martyrs Solochan and his companions. read more

Mike Matt to Colombian Headcase: “Get the hell out!”

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Get the Hell Out of Our Church, Your Excellency

Written by Michael Matt | Editor

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According to Crux.com, “A Colombian bishop, insisting that being homosexual is not a sin, said Thursday it’s possible that one of the twelve apostles of Jesus was gay or that Mary Magdalene, another key New Testament figure, was a lesbian.

“Bishop Juan Vicente Córdoba of Fontibón, Colombia, also said the Catholic Church does not oppose same-sex couples making a life together, but does not consider such arrangements to be a marriage or a family. ‘No one chooses to be gay or straight,’ Córdoba said. ‘One simply feels, loves, experiments, is attracted, and no attraction is bad.’ read more

Colombian bishop floats idea of gay apostle, lesbian Mary Magdalene

Source: Crux

Colombian bishop floats idea of gay apostle, lesbian Mary Magdalene

Bishop Juan Vicente Córdoba says ‘no one chooses to be gay or straight’

ROME — A Colombian bishop, insisting that being homosexual is not a sin, said Thursday it’s possible that one of the twelve apostles of Jesus was gay or that Mary Magdalene, another key New Testament figure, was a lesbian.

Bishop Juan Vicente Córdoba of Fontibón, Colombia, also said the Catholic Church does not oppose same-sex couples making a life together, but does not consider such arrangements to be a marriage or a family. read more

Greek Liberals Displeased with Bringing Relics of St. Barbara

Greek Liberals Displeased with Bringing Relics of St. Barbara

5/13/15
www.pravoslavie.ru/english/79318.htm

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An influx of a great multitude of faithful to the holy relics of Greatmartyr Barbara has produced an immense impression on the Greek secular media. The journalists call the number of those willing to venerate the relics “unprecedented” and they are trying to explain the reasons for this phenomenon.

The relics of Greatmartyr Barbara are permanently kept at the Basilica of St. Mark (San Marco Cattedrale) in Venice and have arrived on the territory of an Orthodox country for the first time in 1000 years, reports AgionOros.ru. read more

MARTYROLOGY-MAY 16

Martyrology-May 16th
Roman Martyrology-May 16th- on this date in various years-

At Gubbio, St. Ubaldus, bishop and confessor renowned for his miracles.

At Auxerre, the passion of St. Peregrinus, first bishop of that city. He was sent into France with other clerics by the blessed Pope Sixtus II, and having accomplished his work of preaching the Gospel, he was condemned to capital punishment, and merited for himself an everlasting crown.

In Persia, the holy martyrs Audas, a bishop, seven priests, nine deacons and seven virgins, who endured various kins of torments under King Isdegerdes, and thus gloriously completed their martyrdom. read more

MARTYROLOGY-MAY 15

Martyrology-May 15th
Roman Martyrology-May 15th- on this date in various years-

St. John Baptist de la Salle, priest and confessor, who founded the Society of Brothers of the Christian Schools. He went to rest in the Lord on the 7th of April.

In Spain, the Saints Torquatus, Ctesiphon, Secundus, Indaletius, Cecilius, Hesychius, and Euphrasius, who were consecrated bishops at Rome by the holy apostles, and sent to Spain to preach the word of God. When they had evangelized various cities, and brought innumerable multitudes under the yoke of Christ, they rested in peace in different places in that country: Torquatus at Cadiz, Ctesiphon at Vierco, Secundus at Avila, Indaletius at Portilla, Cecilius at Elvira, Hesychius at Gibraltar, and Euphrasius at Anduxar. read more