Monthly Archives: July 2012

Cristero Priest, Martyr, Saint

Saint  José Isabel Flores Varela,           1866 – 1927 Beatified on Nov. 22,1992 Canonized May  21, 2000 Father lived a life much like Blessed M. Pro – on the run – sleeping in caves, offering Mass … Continue reading

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Only She Can Help You – O.L. Fatima

I will be taking a necessary summer break, and thus will, most likely, not be posting again until after August 2.  I am keenly aware of what has been happening in the Church, such as the (disappointing) appointment of Archbishop … Continue reading

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Christmas on July 25 at the I.C.R.Shrine, Chicago

Have yourself a very blessed  Christmas every 25th!  At the Chicago shrine, that is what the canons of the Institute do, starting things off on the 17 of every month with a novena, and culminating with a High Mass on … Continue reading

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Traverse City Carmelite Monastery Update

Update, January 28, 2012:  Here are a couple of photos as found in the Traverse City newspaper, the Record-Eagle for January 23: From the Discalced Carmelites of Traverse City who keep us posted on the renovations: “On the feast of … Continue reading

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Holy Family Library Bookmobile, Michigan

There is another contact we made while attending the CMAA Colloquium which I want to mention because I am very much impressed with this couple’s most laudable initiative to keep old, Catholic books in circulation.  If you are fortunate enough … Continue reading

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Sacred Music Colloquium 2012

Well, we’re back home after a very full week of participating in the CMAA Sacred Music Colloquium in Salt Lake City, Utah. It has been quite an experience for me.  I assisted, for the very first time, at a fully … Continue reading

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