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The “Francis Effect” explained

Alarm is continuing to spread throughout the Church over the pontificate of Pope Francis. This is one of the most thorough presentations I have seen to date, from Fr. Linus Clovis at a pro-life conference in Rome last week. Sober, direct, but charitable and non-hysterical. It’s worth your time.

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For those who prefer the written word, Steve Skojec at OnePeterFive has transcribed some of Fr. Clovis’ remarks here.

May 14, 2015 Posted by | Pope Francis, The Catholic Crisis | 4 Comments

The Devil and the Greatest Commandment

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God willing, and God helping, there seems to have a been a breakthrough. Two prominent Catholic theologians in good standing – neither of whom are particularly known as firebrands – are tackling the egregious error that Pope Francis inserted into Evangelii Gaudium 161. One has already done so publicly at Rorate Caeli this morning.

While Pope Francis has certainly pushed the envelope, the trajectory began with Pope Paul VI and the Second Vatican Council. One Peter Five has some balanced commentary and history in this important article – The Greatest Commandment: Did a Council and Two Popes Teach Error?

Please take the time to read it. This conversation desperately needs to happen, and it needs to happen in the Catholic mainstream. The tragic anthropomorphizing of Catholic life over the last 40 to 50 years can be traced directly to the perverting of Our Lord’s Greatest Commandment. As it turns out, this is all by design.

May 11, 2015 Posted by | Pope Francis, The Catholic Crisis | | Leave a comment

St. Therese Chapel – Latin Mass in Chico, California

St. Therese Chapel in Chico, California, is served by priests of the Society of St. Pius X on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month. The traditional Latin Mass is celebrated at 10:00am on those Sundays. Holy Mass is also offered on some feast days when a priest is available. The street address of St. Therese Chapel is 1749 Spruce Avenue, Chico, CA 95926. For more information, please contact Mr. Mark Gruber at 530-899-7700.

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Holy Thursday, 2015. 

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Fr. David Nichols at the chapel’s crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary on May 3, 2015. 

May 4, 2015 Posted by | California, Catholic Faith, Chico | 1 Comment

   

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