Catholic Truth
16/11: Feast of St Gertrude the Great…
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:00:27 +0000
The following account of the life of St Gertrude the Great, is taken from website of Catholic Tradition Saint Gertrude, Virgin, Mystic, and Benedictine Abbess, was called by Our Lord Himself, “My chosen Lily”, and the Church has given her the title of “Great” although she is not counted among the Doctors of the Church, […]
Scottish Schools to Teach LGBT Rights – Catholic Bishops Tacitly Supportive…
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 20:31:36 +0000
Schools in Scotland soon will be required to teach students LGBT history to prevent “homophobia and transphobia” and to encourage exploration of  their gender identity. That’s according to the London Guardian, which says Scotland has become the first nation in the world to embed teaching about gender options in its regular school curriculum. The move […]
Cardinal’s (Ironic) Tweet: Catholics Shouldn’t Complain On Social Media!
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 17:47:15 +0000
From De Omnibus Dubitandum Est blog… The Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Gerard Cardinal Nichols took to Twitter recently to berate Catholics who use the internet for the “bitterness, tittle-tattle, hostility and false witness that floods the digital world.” Linking to a homily the Cardinal delivered at the Venerable English College in Rome on the 21st […]
Priestly Formation: Back to the Future?
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 12:28:07 +0000
Comment: Clearly, the ongoing flood of scandals involving seminarians and priests calls into question the type of formation taking place (or not taking place) in contemporary seminaries.  The above “A Day in the Life of a Seminarian” offers a glimpse into the training of priests in a “traditional” Catholic seminary.  But note –  prior to […]
Scots Bishop, John Keenan of Paisley, Publicly Supports Medjugorje Hoax…
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 12:45:57 +0000
The Editor writes…  The stated judgment of the local, investigating Bishop, the Church authority on alleged apparitions, is that the claimed “apparitions” at Medjugorje are not true     Note: the Vatican investigation was launched only because the defiant “seers” refused to accept the decision of their Bishop. Still, we find “pilgrimages” being organised against […]
Groovy Cardinal… Pope Francis II ?
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 18:52:03 +0000
Comment:  Well?  Would Pope Francis II be an improvement on Pope Francis I?
English College in Rome: Scene of Latest Seminary/Homosexual Scandal?
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 11:40:03 +0000
From the Editor… Some time ago, I was contacted by an English reader who was concerned about a seminarian from an Archdiocese in England who, on social media outlets, has shown support for the “gay culture”. I received evidence of this “support” for the “so-called gay culture” and – given that the Vatican prohibition on […]
Pope Francis: “I’ve Saved Medjugorje!”
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 15:12:56 +0000
Email from a reader this morning…. CDF does its job and says Medjugorje is false, and according to this report Pope Francis over-ruled that and ‘saved’ Medjugorje. Sadly, it has a ring of truth about it.  Ed: if you agree that the following report “has a ring of truth about it”  tell us!  From Gloria […]
Does Music Help the Spiritual Life?
Sun, 04 Nov 2018 14:24:29 +0000
As we’ve had discussions on books which have helped us know the Faith better, on spiritual reading books, and even blogged to share jokes, and as the Feast of St Cecilia, Patron Saint of Music approaches  (22 November), now might be a good time to reflect on the role – if any – of music […]
2/11: All Souls Day – Offering Prayers for the Church Suffering in November…
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:37:29 +0000
Despite an extensive YouTube search, I have not been able to find the lovely hymn for the souls in Purgatory They are waiting for our petitions…   I have, therefore, decided to publish the popular first couple of verses and if anyone can find it sung on YouTube please feel free to post it in the […]