Today, a holy person told me that people leave the Church, either those from the liberal or conservative side, because they are “unprincipled.” I was surprised at this comment, because principles did not seem to be a problem with these people who are leaving, especially Trads, who are migrating to the SSPX and the schismatic
Category: Sex Abuse Scandal
There are many definitions of mental illness, a term covering many illnesses, which sadly carry a stigma, which we all must try and destroy. This stigma hides the reality of various types of mental illness, such as post-traumatic stress, or bi-polarism or schizophrenia. Perhaps, the most common type of mental illness today is depression. Sometimes
Finally, I come to the nitty-gritty of how to combat hatred, Protestant type revolt, sloppy thinking, sloth and absolutely crude and rude language. One needs armour and help. We know the armour is mostly that of humility, as noted in the past two parts to this series. If one is humble, one drops the stone
Catholics are losing the ability for rational discourse. Reason is out the window and emotional responses have trumped argumentation. Debate is hardly possible. Sin creates confusion of the mind, and destroys restraints we should have learned as children regarding our emotions. I would like to put forward the plan for combating demonic activity in one’s
What is obvious is that demonic activity is causing chaos among the People of God, because of the knowledge of the depth of the sexual abuse cases. Those who know my writing know I have been involved with people who have been sexually abused and have counselled, as well as helped them get additional help.
Examine yourselves to see whether you are living in faith. Test yourselves. Do you not realize that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless, of course, you fail the test. (2 Corinthians 13:5) The Catholic Church appears to be in a crisis. A crisis, recognized by the moral failure many of its leaders. A crisis that often
I was a bit shocked today by a sermon I heard, wherein the priest told us that taking sides in the issues of the day, being pro-Benedict and anti-Francis, or the opposite, only caused divisions. What shocked me was that the priest only spoke about taking sides and not about looking carefully at the issues.
Mary, Immaculate Virgin and Mother of divine Providence, keep my soul with the fulness of thy grace: do thou govern my life and direct it in the way of virtue to the fulfilment of the divine will. Obtain for me the pardon and remission of all my sins; be thou my refuge, my protection, my
The many recent scandals and the ongoing realisation that homosexual, Ephebophilia and pedophilia activity has been revealed in the Vatican itself, leads one to understand that the problem is not merely passionate, sensual, Neo-pagan sins, but the attempt to overturn doctrine. Just as in abortion, the real sin is the hidden one of killing an