A Fictitious Unity

The reason for this [the failure of an alliance between Eastern Schismatics and the Anglican Church — Ed.] is that national particularism chills and kills the buds of the Catholic ideal of the Church of Christ. Unity outside of Rome means for Catholics a unity without a vital bond of union, a fictitious unity which fosters in […]

Periet Regnante Diluvio

The voice of Jerome summons those Christian nations which have unhappily fallen away from Mother Church to turn once more to her in whom lies all hope of eternal salvation. Would, too, that the Eastern Churches, so long in opposition to the See of Peter, would listen to Jerome’s voice. When he lived in the […]

Be Brave and Let Your Heart Be Stronger

O Lord our God, God of Power and Might, powerful in strength, strong in battle, You once gave miraculous strength to Your child David granting him victory over his opponent the blasphemer Goliath. Mercifully accept our humble prayer. Send Your heavenly blessing upon these weapons. Give to them power and strength that they may protect Your holy Church, the […]

A Beacon of the True Faith

By Thy God-inspired life thou didst embody both the mission end the dispersion of the Church, most glorious Father Colum Cille. Using thy repentence and voluntary exile, Christ our God raised thee up as a beacon of the True Faith, an Apostle to the heathen and an indicator of the Way of salvation. Wherefore O […]