Why the Eucharistic Revival will Fail: A call for Reconciliation

October 4, 2022 (Edward J Barr) – The bishops of the United States and their conference (USCCB) are to be commended for instituting a Eucharistic revival.  In their explanation of the need for such a focus they admit the failure of the Church to impart the truth of the living presence of Christ in the Eucharist … More Why the Eucharistic Revival will Fail: A call for Reconciliation

The Devil’s Input on the Synod on Synodality 

September 2, 2022 (Edward J. Barr) – The devil was intrigued by the Vatican’s call for input to the “Synod on Synodality.”  (see The Devil learns of the Synod on Synodality)  He assigned the demon of Germany to craft the demonic response, due in great part to the impressive confusion and heterodoxy spreading throughout the German church.  It was now time … More The Devil’s Input on the Synod on Synodality 

Freemasonry and the Gay lobby in the Vatican

August 2, 2022 (Edward J Barr) – Recent RLE articles dealt with the impact of Cardinal McCarrick on the selection of bishops who shared his philosophies (see A Chinese Connection? The McCarrick Cardinals and the secret Vatican deal).  While the connection between McCarrick and like-minded bishops is fairly well established, a reader asked if there was a … More Freemasonry and the Gay lobby in the Vatican

A Chinese connection?  The ‘McCarrick Cardinals’ and the secret Vatican deal

(July 9, 2022) Edward J Barr – Disgraced former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was known as a kingmaker of US bishops, allegedly having influence over Vatican appointments to the episcopate. In the years prior to his demise Pope Francis rehabilitated then Cardinal McCarrick, who become a key player in the Vatican’s still secret deal with the … More A Chinese connection?  The ‘McCarrick Cardinals’ and the secret Vatican deal

The spirit of Vatican II and the Global COVID response

June 2, 2022 (Edward J. Barr) – Now that the world has taken a brief pause from the “COVID pandemic” we can reflect on the response of the Church.  To the average Catholic there appears to be no connection between how the Church responded to post-Vatican II developments and how the world has and is responding … More The spirit of Vatican II and the Global COVID response

The Devil learns of the Synod on Synodality 

May 2, 2022 (Edward J. Barr) – The devil had returned to the underworld at the end of 2021 after becoming confident that his minions didn’t need his direct supervision.  His first venture to a Catholic Church in January of 2021 (See The Devil came to Mass this weekend) led to a series of encouraging events for the head … More The Devil learns of the Synod on Synodality 

On Angels and Abortion

March 15, 2022 (Edward J. Barr) – At a recent meeting with a pro-life group the question of whether the souls of aborted babies go to heaven was discussed.  To some this may seem a nonsensical question.  How can a good God compound the evil of abortion by denying the victims entrance into His kingdom?  However, it isn’t … More On Angels and Abortion