Posts tagged "Holy Sacrifice of the Mass"
The Real Presence: 13 Memes on the Holy Eucharist

The Real Presence: 13 Memes on the Holy Eucharist

Then Jesus said to them: Amen, amen I say unto you: Except you eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, you shall not have life in you. He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath everlasting life: and I will raise him up in the last day.
Facing God: 10 Advantages of Ad Orientem

Facing God: 10 Advantages of Ad Orientem

Catholic churches are traditionally built facing the East, because, as Cardinal Ratzinger taught, this direction reflects the "cosmic sign of the rising sun which symbolizes the universality of God."
The Golden Calf & Our Catholic Mass: 3 Reasons Man Cannot Invent the Liturgy

The Golden Calf & Our Catholic Mass: 3 Reasons Man Cannot Invent the Liturgy

"[Liturgy] cannot spring from imagination, our own creativity - then it would remain just a cry in the dark or mere self affirmation." - Cardinal Ratzinger
Disapproving Joe Biden: 5 Memes from Pope Francis' Inaugural Mass

Disapproving Joe Biden: 5 Memes from Pope Francis’ Inaugural Mass

A few comment on Vice President Joe Biden's mood at His Holiness Pope Francis' papal inaugural mass.
8 Notable Videos from His Eminence Cardinal Burke

8 Notable Videos from His Eminence Cardinal Burke

“Our observance of liturgical law is a fundamental expression of love of Christ and of the Church.” - Cardinal Burke, Divine Love Made Flesh
The 2 Books by Cardinal Ratzinger that Will Change Your Life

The 2 Books by Cardinal Ratzinger that Will Change Your Life

“Politics is the realm of reason – not of a merely technological, calculating reason, but of moral reason, since the goal of the state, and hence the ultimate goal of all politics, has a moral nature, namely, peace and justice.”
6 Books by Pope Benedict XVI Every Catholic Should Read

6 Books by Pope Benedict XVI Every Catholic Should Read

With the announcement of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation, we wanted to share with you part of his lasting legacy as a theologian and teacher. In the history of the popes, it is hard to find anyone as easy to read and understand.
Pontifical Mass: 10 Beautiful Photos of Bishop Schneider at St. James Cathedral-Basilica

Pontifical Mass: 10 Beautiful Photos of Bishop Schneider at St. James Cathedral-Basilica

Athanasius Schneider (born Anton Schneider on 7 April 1961) is a Roman Catholic bishop who is the auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan and titular bishop of Celerina. He is a member of the Canons Regular of the Holy Cross of Coimbra.
EUCHARIST: 46 Basic Questions on the Source and Summit of the Catholic Life

EUCHARIST: 46 Basic Questions on the Source and Summit of the Catholic Life

When we say the Sacrament which contains the Body and Blood, we mean the Sacrament which is the Body and Blood, for after the Consecration there is no other substance present in the Eucharist.
21 Questions on Why the Holy Eucharist Was Given to Humanity

21 Questions on Why the Holy Eucharist Was Given to Humanity

The Holy Eucharist remits venial sins by disposing us to perform acts of love and contrition. It preserves us from mortal sin by exciting us to greater fervor and strengthening us against temptation.
Do This in Memory of Me: 7 Questions on the Eucharist and Consecration

Do This in Memory of Me: 7 Questions on the Eucharist and Consecration

Christ gave His priests the power to change bread and wine into His body and blood when He said to the Apostles, "Do this in commemoration of Me."
Transubstantiation: 10 Questions on the Substance of the Holy Eucharist

Transubstantiation: 10 Questions on the Substance of the Holy Eucharist

"Jesus Christ is whole and entire both under the form of bread and under the form of wine."
This Is My Body: 10 Questions to Help Explain the Holy Eucharist

This Is My Body: 10 Questions to Help Explain the Holy Eucharist

The word Eucharist strictly means pleasing, and this Sacrament is so called because it renders us most pleasing to God by the grace it imparts, and it gives us the best means of thanking Him for all His blessings.
Spiritual Things in Material Things: 5 Quotes from St. John Chyrsostom on the Sacraments

Spiritual Things in Material Things: 5 Quotes from St. John Chyrsostom on the Sacraments

The sacraments are an essential element to the birth, growth, and transformation of every Catholic believer. We are in some way affected by each of these sacraments every day of our lives.
Let It Be the Armor: 3 Meditations from Aquinas for After Holy Communion

Let It Be the Armor: 3 Meditations from Aquinas for After Holy Communion

Articulating our gratitude and both intellectual and emotional response to the literal body, blood, soul, and divinity of the Second Person of the Trinity is a daunting if not impossible task for most of us. Thankfully, the gifted mind of the Catholic Church's Common Doctor St. Thomas Aquinas has given us his expression and attempt...
7 Blogs by Traditional Catholic Priests

7 Blogs by Traditional Catholic Priests

We continue to bring you the best Catholic minds and resources on the internet.
Aquinas: 4 Points of Meditation Before Receiving the Eucharist

Aquinas: 4 Points of Meditation Before Receiving the Eucharist

The following is a prayer by the Angelic Doctor St. Thomas Aquinas meant to prepare the soul for reception of the Eucharist.
The 3 Part Catechesis on St. Thomas Aquinas by Pope Benedict XVI

The 3 Part Catechesis on St. Thomas Aquinas by Pope Benedict XVI

"And thus it can be understood that in the 19th century, when the incompatibility of modern reason and faith was strongly declared, Pope Leo XIII pointed to St Thomas as a guide in the dialogue between them."
6 Points on the Worthiness to Receive Communion by Cardinal Ratzinger

6 Points on the Worthiness to Receive Communion by Cardinal Ratzinger

"A Catholic would be guilty of formal cooperation in evil, and so unworthy to present himself for Holy Communion, if he were to deliberately vote for a candidate precisely because of the candidate’s permissive stand on abortion and/or euthanasia."
The Dignity of the Eucharistic Celebration: 8 Teachings from Cardinal Burke

The Dignity of the Eucharistic Celebration: 8 Teachings from Cardinal Burke

Listers, His Eminence Cardinal Burke is amongst the forefront of faithful Catholic leaders doing all they can to restore the Sacred Tradition of Holy Mother Church.
This Great Sacrament We Hail: 2 Eucharistic Hymns by Thomas Aquinas

This Great Sacrament We Hail: 2 Eucharistic Hymns by Thomas Aquinas

"Down in adoration falling / this great sacrament we hail."
Cardinal Burke: 17 Photos of this Wondrous Prince of the Church

Cardinal Burke: 17 Photos of this Wondrous Prince of the Church

The gallery is a collection of photographs of Cardinal Burke from various sources. St. Peter's List hopes to bring attention to this excellent Prince of the Church and illuminate his good work that should not go unnoticed.
Holy Thursday: 11 Photos and Videos of Pope Benedict XVI (2012)

Holy Thursday: 11 Photos and Videos of Pope Benedict XVI (2012)

On Holy Thursday the Church celebrates the First Mass.