May 10, 2018 (Edward J. Barr – Guest Contributor) – Most Catholics recognize the manna provided by Yahweh to the Israelites in the desert (Exod. 16) is a prefiqurement of the Eucharist. Catholic faith can only be fully understood if viewed in the context of the faith and practices of God’s chosen people. The gift … More The Bread of Presence foreshadows the Eucharist
May 7, 2018 (Steven O’Reilly) – There has appeared elsewhere, again, the claim that the conclave that elected Pope Francis was invalid (see a recent interview with His Excellency, Bishop Rene Henry Gracida of Corpus Christi, Texas – see The Okie Traditionalist here). I greatly respect Bishop Gracida, but I do believe the casting of doubts on the … More Keeping one’s eyes on the ball
April 30, 2018 (Steven O’Reilly) – This blog article is intended for you – yes, you. The you reading this, right now! Do not look over your shoulder! I mean you! Reading my daily Canon212, I saw that Gloria.TV posted an article regarding an April 27, 2018 talk given by Cardinal Raymond Burke in Bratislava, Slovakia … More Soldier On! Do NOT remain silent – this means YOU!
April 30, 2018 (Edward J. Barr – Guest Contributor) – The challenge of living IN the world without being OF the world is something I continue to struggle with on occasion. This challenge doesn’t come when I am at home in my “comfort” zone of daily prayer, Mass, and spiritual readings. It comes when my … More Our Lady of the Airways – IN the World but not OF it
April 26, 2018 (Steven O’Reilly) – As Roma Locuta Est had been on a hiatus over the last several or more months, I am catching up on things upon which to comment. I see that on January 4, 2018, there was another article by Stephen Walford in La Stampa’s Vatican Insider, this one entitled “The … More A question Mr. Walford will never answer about dissent
April 24, 2018 (Steven O’Reilly) – Given the growing list of posts on this blog which rebut Mr. Walford’s articles in La Stampa and elsewhere, I thought it might be convenient and useful to provide an updated compendium of this blog’s responses to him here. The Summa Contra Stephen Walford: Pope Francis’ Predecessors come to … More Summa Contra Stephen Walford
April 22, 2018 (Steven O’Reilly) – Having been distracted these past months by other matters, I have not had a moment to pen a new blog post until now. In that time, not much has appeared to have happened on the “formal correction” front. I sense, as a consequence, there is a degree of growing … More Don’t Panic! The Formal Correction is on the way!
March 25, 2018: With the arrival of Holy Week, I am reposting this article on the historicity of the Crucifixion darkness, originally posted April 13, 2017. The Historicity of the Crucifixion Darkness Originally Posted on April 13, 2017 by Steven O’Reilly April 13, 2017 (Steven O’Reilly) – Good Friday approaches. On this day, Christians recall especially that … More Repost: The Historicity of the Crucifixion Darkness
November 14, 2017 (Steven O’Reilly) – The latest chapter in the crisis over Amoris Laetitia is Edward Pentin’s recent interview of Cardinal Burke. The interview may be found in the online National Catholic Register (see “Cardinal Burke Addresses the ‘Dubia’ One Year After Their Publication” published November 14, 2017). Below the headline, briefly summarizing the … More The Wheels of the Formal Correction turn slowly, but grind exceedingly fine
November 7, 2017 (Steven O’Reilly) – The latest salvo from Rome on Amoris Laetitia was fired by Andrea Tornielli of La Stampa in the Vatican Insider [NB: Amusingly, of Vatican Insider, journalist Edward Pentin suggested that a description of it as the “Vatican Pravda” would be an apt one (see Remnant Newspaper: EDWARD PENTIN: Catholic Identity Conference … More Amoris Laetitia and the Confusion of those contradicting the Magisterium of John Paul II