Western Culture2021-11-26T05:28:18-06:00

Divine Mercy Sunday — A Message From Pope Benedict XVI

The Incredulity of St Thomas, Rembrandt, 1634 Translation of the Gospel According to John In the evening of that same day, the first day of the week, the doors were closed in the room where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews. Jesus came and stood among them. He said to them, ‘Peace be with you’, and showed them his hands and his side. The disciples were filled with joy when they saw the [...]

By |April 7th, 2024|Categories: Spiritual Growth, Western Culture|0 Comments

Music for Christmas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJ1aUSu7rwc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgGu1I0n-ec https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNjULlQxC04 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zI-ZTXmuuY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFd1kUKjgGg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDqTL49OwDA

By |December 25th, 2023|Categories: Western Culture|0 Comments

Keeping Halloween Catholic — A Talk by Fr. Ermatinger

Keeping Halloween Catholic A Talk by Fr. Ermatinger By the Girl's Bed, Jakub Schikaneder, 1909-10 Outline of Talk Prayers and Introductions: 0:00-0:27 Puritanical Reaction to Halloween: 0:72-1:50 Why the Reaction to Halloween?: 1:50-2:47 Cultural Misunderstandings Loss of Cultural Roots It's Ours: 2:47-6:04 Vigil Feast of All Saints: 2:26-4:28 Vigil Before Fasts Penitential in Waiting Commercialization is Not A Reason to Abandon: 4:28-5:40 Eventide: 5:40-6:04 History of Halloween: 6:04-14:44 Originally Feast for the Consecration of the [...]

By |October 30th, 2023|Categories: Talks, Western Culture|0 Comments

Feast of Christ the King – A Message from Pope Pius XI

Christ the Bridegroom Icon, Modern Translation From the Holy Gospel According to John At that time: Pilate said to Jesus: Art thou the King of the Jews? Jesus answered: Sayest thou this thing of thyself, or have others told it thee of Me? Pilate answered: Am I a Jew? Thy own nation, and the chief priests, have delivered thee up to me: what hast thou done? Jesus answered: My kingdom is not of this world. [...]

By |October 29th, 2023|Categories: Spiritual Growth, Traditional Liturgy, Western Culture|0 Comments

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