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Because Padre Pio Press is such a prestigious voice in all things, it ought not surprise our reader that from time to time, even the great shepherds of the Church (especially the German ones) seek it out for spiritual direction, solutions to theological conundrums, sage counsel of the sartorial sort, and insider tips for the racetrack.

Most recently, a team […]

By |January 25th, 2023|Categories: Western Culture|

The Goal of The Spiritual Life, Part IV: Meaning and Efficacy of Penance – A Talk by Fr. Ermatinger


The Goal of the Spiritual Life

Meaning and Efficacy of Penance

Part IV of a Lecture Series Given by Fr. Ermatinger

2022

La Penitente, Pietro Rotari, circa 1750

Outline Of Talk

Meaning and Efficacy of Penance

  • Intro/Prayers: 0:00-1:18
  • “Quiz”: 1:18-1:59
  • Lord’s First Public Words Were “Repent”: 1:59-3:55
    • Programs of Lent: Am I Any Different after 40 Days: 2:44-3:22
    • What is […]
By |January 12th, 2023|Categories: Spiritual Combat, Spiritual Growth, Talks|

Feast of the Holy Family — Sermon by Fr. Ermatinger

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Boy Jesus Teaching in the Temple, Side Altar, Church Our Lady Across the Dijle.

Translation of the Epistle to the Colossians

Brethren, Put ye on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, the bowels of mercy, benignity, humility, modesty, patience: bearing with one another and forgiving one another: even as the Lord […]

By |January 9th, 2023|Categories: Homilies, Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy|

The Goal of The Spiritual Life, Part III: Memory and Virtue – A Talk by Fr. Ermatinger


The Goal of the Spiritual Life

Memory and Virtue

Part III of a Lecture Series Given by Fr. Ermatinger

2022

Landauer Altar, Albrecht Dürer, 1511

Outline Of Talk

Memory and Virtue

  • Embarking On a life of Prayer: 0:00-0:35
  • Enemy Has Access to One’s Memory: 0:35-1:20
  • Common Tactic to Hinder One’s Growth Through Memories of Past Injuries/Injustices: 1:20-1:50
  • Solution: Purify Memory Not […]
By |January 5th, 2023|Categories: Spiritual Combat, Spiritual Growth, Talks|

Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus — Homily by Fr. Ermatinger

The Adoration of the Name of Jesus, Juan de las Roelas, 1604-1605

Translation of the Holy Gospel According to St. Luke

At that time after eight days were accomplished, that the Child should be circumcised, His name was called Jesus, which was called by the angel before He was conceived in the womb.

The Saving Words of the Gospel

In the Name of the Father, the […]

By |January 2nd, 2023|Categories: Homilies, Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy|

Feast of the Circumcision — Sermon by Fr. Ermatinger

The Circumcision of Christ, Peter Paul Rubens, 1605

Translation of the Epistle of Titus

Dearly beloved: The grace of God our Savior hath appeared to all men, instructing us, that, denying ungodliness and worldly desires, we should live soberly and justly and godly in this world, looking for the blessed hope and coming of the glory of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ: Who gave […]

By |January 1st, 2023|Categories: Homilies, Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy|

Nativity of Our Lord – Christmas Day — Sermon by Fr. Ermatinger

Translation of the Epistle for Christmas Day:

Triumph-of-Religion, John Singer Sargent, ca.1890–1895

God, Who at sundry times and in divers manners spoke in times past to the fathers by the prophets, last of all in these days hath spoken to us by His Son, Whom He hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also He made the world: Who being the brightness of His glory and […]

By |December 26th, 2022|Categories: Homilies, Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy, Uncategorized|

Fourth Sunday of Advent — Homily by Fr. Ermatinger

Tiberius Julius Caesar, Marble Bust.

Translation of the Epistle for the Fourth Sunday of Advent:

Brethren, Let a man so account of us as of the ministers of Christ and the dispensers of the mysteries of God. Here now it is required among the dispensers that a man be found faithful. But to me it is a very small thing to be judged by you […]

By |December 19th, 2022|Categories: Homilies, Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy|
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