By Michael Pakaluk, The Catholic Thing - “This is my body, the body given on your behalf. This you are all to do, for a remembrance of me.” (Lk 22:19) Thus a rather wooden and literal translation, which preserves the word order, and the oddities of the original language, clearly connoting something strange and mysterious. What does it mean?... When I was a Protestant, I would hear that the Eucharist is solely a memorial, no different from the Washing of Feet, or Stations of the Cross, because Jesus said so: it was “for a remembrance.”
By Rodney Pelletier, Church Militant - It's been just a year since the Mass blackout concluded on March 18, 2020. And it didn't happen the way suspicious-minded people might have expected it to... There was no invading army that overtook the US and locked all Catholic priests and bishops in prison. There was no great public persecution that drove all the Catholics underground and forced the churches to close. It wasn't anything that dramatic... It was simply that the bishops chose to close their churches.
By Peter, Complicit Clergy - A pregnant mother holding her one-year-old baby was threatened by her pastor who called the cops to have her arrested. The police said that she was “trespassing on a business” that “didn’t want her there.” Deirdre Hairston tells the story and shows the video clip of what happened in an interview with Dr. Taylor Marshall.
By Pete Baklinski, LifeSiteNews - A Catholic parish in New Jersey announced this week that it would only allow those who had been vaccinated to receive the sacrament of Confession. After LifeSiteNews began investigating the matter this morning, reaching out to the parish priest and the local bishop for comment, the parish suddenly altered course and will now allow confessions for everyone.