Thursday, July 08, 2004

Closure of St. Brigid Catholic Church - San Francisco, California

St. Brigid Catholic Church - San Francisco, California

10 years ago the Diocese turned the police on the faithful and ignored the 18,000 signatures on a petition.

St Brigid and All Saints of Ireland pray for us!

Italians revolt over church closure

BBC NEWS | England | Manchester | Italians revolt over church closure:

"What would it mean to you if your grandmother, great grandfather and father had all been buried, had their funeral, in this church? "

And the Diocese did not care for the inheritance.

Fighting Church closures in Boston

Reactions / News / Local / Parishioner appeals closing

As I hear of Catholic Church closures, I will post them on this website, so that communities do not feel isolated in their fight for the birthright of Catholics, a parish church where Our Lord is honoured in the Blessed Sacrament.

The promises of Zen?

Let's have a nice chat about Zen

And turn our backs on Our Lord and his most Sacred Heart. Our Lord has promised nothing to those who practice Zen but to those that are devoted to his Sacred Heart, he gives no less than

Twelve Promises of the Sacred Heart
As given by Our Lord to Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque

1. I will give them all the graces necessary for their state of life.

2. I will give peace in their families.

3. I will console them in all their troubles.

4. They shall find in My Heart an assured refuge during life and especially at the hour of death.

5. I will pour abundant blessings on all their undertakings.

6. Sinners shall find in My Heart the source and infinite ocean of mercy.

7. Tepid souls shall become fervent.

8. Fervent souls shall speedily rise to great perfection.

9. I will bless the homes in which the image of My Sacred Heart shall be exposed and honored.

10. I will give to priests the power to touch the most hardened hearts.

11. Those who propagate this devotion shall have their name written in My Heart, and it shall never be effaced.

12. I promise thee in the excess of the mercy of My Heart, that its all-powerful Love will grant to all those who shall receive Communion on the First Friday of Nine consecutive months the grace of final repentance; they shall not die under My displeasure, nor without receiving the Sacraments; My Heart shall be their assured refuge at that last hour.

Pictures of Desecration of the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima

Pictures of a Desecration

Pictures speak lounder than words. Here are pictures of the desecration. Show them to your friends.

Particularly grotesque are the pictures of the local Bishop and the Rector of the Shrine being dressed in a Hindu prayer shawl.

Our Lady of Fatima pray for us!

Hindu Ritual Performed at Fatima Shrine

THE FATIMA NETWORK NEWS: Hindu Ritual Performed at Fatima Shrine

This is a very full news story on the pagan rituals performed at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima.

It won't be long before Catholics are compelled by the state in some countries to share their buildings with other "faith communities" with the willing collaboration of some unfaithful clerics.

The early Christians died rather than be forced to sacrifice to strange Gods. The Hindu rituals at the Fatima Shrine dishonour their witness.

It is important to share this information with Marian and Fatima prayer groups when you have the opportunity.

Money trouble for the church

Money trouble for the church

This article has a useful question and answer on the bankruptcy of Portland Diocese.

Ignore the advert about the FMA!

Save St Mary's of the Angels Liverpool

Scottie Press Online

What an impressive picture of the lilies placed on the railings of the Church! Please say a Rosary for the Church. Why do the authorities always want to close the most beautiful and historic churches, not just in Liverpool and Manchester but also in other places, especially the American dioceses.

St Francis pray for us!
All Saints and Martyrs of England pray for us!

McCarrick tempered letter on pro-choice politicians - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics - July 07, 2004

McCarrick tempered letter on pro-choice politicians - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics - July 07, 2004

And now the spinning starts. It is all very reminiscent of Cardinal Hume claiming that the Vatican document on the Pastoral Care of Homosexual persons had been rendered harsher by the English translation.

So much for truth in and out of season!