Traditional Catholic Priest
Don Bosco’s Educational Method: The Preventive System
Sat, 06 Oct 2018 20:03:36 +0000
What follows are the words of St. John Bosco to his Salesians as found in his writings. They refer to the treatment of the boys and young men who visited the Oratory every day The Preventive System The system in use in our schools, as you know, is the Preventive System, which consists essentially in …
A TREATISE OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE – St. Catherine of Siena
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 20:46:57 +0000
How a soul, elevated by desire of the honor of God, and of the salvation of her neighbors, exercising herself in humble prayer, after she had seen the union of the soul, through love, with God, asked of God four requests. The soul, who is lifted by a very great and yearning desire for the …
St. Thérèse’s “Act of Oblation to Merciful Love”
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:40:44 +0000
St. Thérèse’s “Act of Oblation to Merciful Love” ACT OF OBLATION TO MERCIFUL LOVE J.M.J.T. Offering of myself as a Victim of Holocaust to God’s Merciful Love O My God! Most Blessed Trinity, I desire to Love You and make you Loved, to work for the glory of Holy Church by saving souls on earth …
Sins Of The Tongue – Fr. Belet – Part Four
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 19:41:19 +0000
SINS OF THE TONGUE: The Backbiting Tongue By Father Belet, of the Diocese of Basle Translated from the French, 1870 ed. 4. Listening to backbiters is a great sin. Certain experiments prove that magnets possess a mysterious and wonderful power. According to Jerome Cardan, if you rub a dagger with a magnet, those it pierces …
Sins Of The Tongue – Father Belet – Part Three
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 19:39:24 +0000
SINS OF THE TONGUE: The Backbiting Tongue By Father Belet, of the Diocese of Basle Translated from the French, 1870 ed. 3. Appropriate names for backbiters. Usual chastisements to which they expose themselves. Plutarch says that nature has thought of everything: it has given man two ears and only one tongue, since he should listen …
Sins Of The Tongue – Fr. Belet – Part Two
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 19:37:29 +0000
SINS OF THE TONGUE: The Backbiting Tongue By Father Belet, of the Diocese of Basle Translated from the French, 1870 ed. 2. The terrible evils that backbiting breeds. Reparation of the damage it causes. The thoughts of God are so very different from the thoughts of men. In the Old Testament, God says, “You shall …
Pray For New Seminarians
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 19:43:27 +0000
It is the time of year when new seminarians are heading off.  From my local parish, Wesley Baker is heading to the FSSP’s Our Lady Of Guadalupe Seminary in Nebraska.  Please keep Wesley in your prayers and all of the seminarians that are going to be heading off to become priest.  They will be under …
SINS OF THE TONGUE – Fr. Belet – Part One
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 19:37:03 +0000
SINS OF THE TONGUE: The Backbiting Tongue By Father Belet, of the Diocese of Basle Translated from the French, 1870 ed. 1. The nature of backbiting. Its various species. Its gravity. In 1617 someone published a volume entitled, The Horseman’s Book: The Art of Riding, treating the use of bridles, whips, guides, and so on. …
Vision of Hell
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:27:45 +0000
This is a repost that was first put on this blog three years ago.  It is a good reminder of the need to go to confession and staying in a state of Grace… Clara’s vision of Annette in Hell – TESTIMONY Clara and Annette, both single Catholics in their early twenties, worked adjacent to each …
Self-Abasement In The Sight Of God – Thomas À Kempis
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:58:15 +0000
I WILL speak to my Lord, I who am but dust and ashes. If I consider myself anything more than this, behold You stand against me, and my sins bear witness to the truth which I cannot contradict. If I abase myself, however, if I humble myself to nothingness, if I shrink from all self-esteem …

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