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The movement of the human soul, and human society in general, from its fallen chaotic state towards divine order is at the heart of the Blog of Padre Pio Press. Writings, ponderings, and reflections on this movement of the soul are authored by Fr. Cliff Ermatinger and by the occasional Guest Contributor. The articles and recordings are relegated to the following areas:

Western
Culture

Order with Chaos

Spiritual
Growth

Chaos Seeking Order

Traditional
Liturgy

Divine Order Offered
to Restore Order

Spiritual
Combat

Resisting Absolute Chaos

During the Month of June, Which is Devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus,
Padre Pio Press Invites Its Readership to Join In Saying:

    in the morning The Litany of Humility
The Litany of the Sacred Heart at night   

In Reparation for All the Ways He is Blasphemed,
Consolation for All The Times He is Ignored,
and Veneration for All that He Continues to Give to Us.


During the Month of June, Which is
Devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus,
Padre Pio Press Invites Its Readership to Join In Saying:

in the morning
The Litany of Humility
:

 and at night,
The Litany of the Sacred Heart

In Reparation for
All the Ways He is Blasphemed,
Consolation for All the Times
He is Ignored,
and Veneration for All that
He Continues to Give to Us.


From March 12 Through December 12,
Padre Pio Press Cordially Invites Its Readership to Join in Saying:

Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe

:


Third Sunday after Pentecost — Sermon by Fr. Ermatinger

Translation of the Epistle for the Third Sunday after Pentecost

Saturn Devouring His Children, Francisco Goya, cir. 1820

Dearly Beloved, Be you humbled under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in the time of visitation; casting all your care upon Him, for He hath care of you. Be sober and watch, because your adversary, the devil, as, a roaring lion, goeth about seekinq whom he may devour. Whom resist ye, strong in faith; knowing that the same affliction befalls your brethren who are in the world. But the God of all […]

By |June 10th, 2024|Categories: Homilies, Traditional Liturgy|

External Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus — A Message From St. Catherine of Siena

The Crucifixion from Korzenna, Anonymous, cir. 1440

Translation of the Holy Gospel According to John

At that time: The Jews (because it was the Parasceve), that the bodies might not remain upon the cross on the Sabbath day (for that was a great Sabbath day) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away. The soldiers therefore came: and they broke the legs of the first, and of the other that was crucified with Him. But after they were come to Jesus, when they saw that He was already dead they did not break His […]

By |June 9th, 2024|Categories: Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy|

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