Monday, July 6, 2015

Litany for Poor Souls in Purgatory


O Jesus, Thou suffered and died that all mankind might be saved and brought to eternal happiness. Hear our pleas for further mercy on the souls of: Our dear parents and grandparents, My Jesus, Mercy! Our brothers and sisters and other relatives, My Jesus, Mercy! Our godparents and sponsors of Confirmation, My Jesus, Mercy! Our spiritual and temporal benefactors, My Jesus, Mercy! Our friends and neighbors, My Jesus, Mercy! All for whom love or duty bids me pray, My Jesus, Mercy! Those who have suffered disadvantage or harm through me, My Jesus, Mercy! Those who have offended me, My Jesus, …continue reading

Sacred Heart of Jesus, You will Reign!


Jesus, King of our altars and Sovereign of souls, come establish your Royal authority in our hearts. Be the guest not for a day, but remain as our Father and our Brother. Do not come as a pilgrim, but a consoling Redeemer and ever-blessed Lord. Come! If sin is unceasing, the homage of our humble reparation will be even more constant. Listen to our prayer, Eucharistic Lord, and may the angels who surround Your tabernacle unite with the loyal friends of the Holy Eucharist in saying: In spite of the desperate efforts of Satan who seeks at any cost to …continue reading

Ave Sacer Christi Sanguis by Kevin Allen


Ave Sacer Christi Sanguis by Kevin Allen. Latin Mass Choir Directed by Jeremy Daggett. World-renowned composer Kevin Allen has set twelve Eucharistic Motets for three voices. Although the pieces were designed for SSA or TTB choirs, they also work well for mixed choirs, and a special transposition table has been included for the ease of the choirmaster. [PDF preview of 70-page booklet] The texts of these Motets are appropriate at all times of the Liturgical year, so the pieces can be sung again and again. This special performance edition avoids all page turns, and includes Psalm Tone texts in Latin …continue reading

Let’s Shore up The Saturday Morning Mass Attendence


I am not going provide anything revelatory whatsoever when I suggest to you that it is hard getting up early on a Saturday morning after a long work week. This is likely the number one reason the Saturday morning Latin Mass is poorly attended. I am sure there are exceptions. Some folks work. Other folks have other things going, etc. But to be sure, most of us really want to go, but take a pass and catch a little more shuteye. No one gets that better than me. We’ve only gone a handful of times in the last few years. …continue reading

Father Michael Rodriguez Discusses Rebuilding Foundation of the Church


First half of the sermon contains a timely and pertinent reading from the prophecy of Anne Catherine Emmerich Second half poignantly centers around the election of Pope Francis, and the dire need to fix the foundation of the Church, regardless of Vatican affairs. There is a need to recognize that the problem is at the diocesan level around the world; to concentrate on fixing this before anything else. Details from the Youtube channel: +J.M.J.+ Passion Sunday, Fifth Sunday of Lent, March 17th, 2013. San Francisco Javier Catholic Church, El Paso, Texas. Father Michael Rodriguez preached upon the Passion of Christ …continue reading