26 April 2018

Commemoration of Summorum Pontificum - Solemn Pontifical Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, 28 April 2018

The Paulus Institute for the Propagation of Sacred Liturgy is pleased to announce The Most Reverend Alexander K. Sample, Archbishop of Portland in Oregon, will be the celebrant of the pontifical Solemn Mass in the Traditional Roman Rite commemorating the 10th anniversary of the issue by Pope Benedict XVI of the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum to be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC, Saturday, 28 April 2018, 1:00 PM.

Everyone is welcome.  For additional information, visit The Paulus Institute website.

UPDATE: For a brief report, photos, and video of the Mass, visit The Remnant, Rorate Caeli, and One Peter Five.

The Nave of the Basilica during the Solemn Pontifical Mass.
Photo by Steve Skojec via One Peter Five.

25 April 2018

Alfie Evans


Pray & fast for little Alfie Evans.

May the Lord preserve him; and give him life;
and make him blessed upon the earth;
and deliver him not up to the will of his enemies.
[Ps 40:3]

Ave Maria (x3).

UPDATE: Alfie Evans, 9 May 2016 - 28 April 2018, RIP

Put to death at age 1 year, 11 months, 19 days by the National Health (sic) Service of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland;

By order of Mr. Justice Anthony Paul Hayden.  Death sentence upheld by Lady Justice Brenda Marjorie Hale, Lord Justice Nicholas Allan Roy Wilson, and Lord Justice Brian Francis Kerr;

During the reign of Elizabeth II Regina; Malcolm Patrick McMahon, Archbishop of Liverpool; Theresa Mary May, Prime Minister; Jeremy Hunt, Minister of Health (sic); Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England; Stephen Powis, National Medical Director of NHS England; Jane Cummings, NHS Chief Nursing Officer for England;

At the insistence of Alder Hay Children's Hospital (sic), Liverpool, England, Sir David Henshaw, Chairman; Louise Shepherd, Chief Executive; attending executing doctors, anonymous;

Over the adamant and steadfast objections and prayers of his loving parents and many others.

Offering to Moloch

17 April 2018

Report: Blessed Karl of Austria Mass, Luncheon & Conference 2018

On Good Shepherd Sunday, 15 April 2018, the Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161 Traditional Latin Mass Guild hosted a Mass in honor of Blessed Emperor Karl of Austria at St. Titus Church in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.

The Vidi Aquam, or solemn sprinkling of holy water before Mass during Paschal time.

Fr. Ladis J. Cizik offered the Mass for the Second Sunday after Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday, and preached on Blessed Karl as an example of the Good Shepherd who is ready to lay down his life for his flock.

After Mass and veneration of a first class relic of Blessed Karl, a luncheon and conference were held in the church hall.

Katherine E. Novak, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the William Penn Association, the largest Hungarian-American fraternal organization in the United States, presented a check to support the honoring of Blessed Karl.  Sam Belli, Grand Knight of Woodlawn Council 2161, accepted the donation on behalf of St. Titus Parish.

Suzanne Pearson, Delegate to the Emperor Karl League of Prayer, spoke about the League's activites and upcoming events in Dallas, TX, Kansas City, MO, and Washington, DC.

The featured speaker was Raymond de Souza, Delegate for International Missions for Human Life International and President of the Sacred Heart Institute. He spoke on the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Blessed Karl's historical mission to restore Christendom.

Woodlawn Council 2161 wishes to thank Katherine E. Novak and the William Penn Association for their continued support of and participation in the honoring of Blessed Karl.

Woodlawn Council 2161 also thanks the Pittsburgh Latin Mass Community, Inc., for providing liturgical and logistical support.

For more information about Blessed Karl and the cause for his canonization, visit the Emperor Karl League of Prayer website.

Blessed Emperor Karl of Austria,
pray for us.