Category: St. Pius V Corner

St. Pius V Corner: Saving Souls, One Deed At A Time

St. Pius V Corner: Saving Souls, One Deed At A Time

The Dogma of Purgatory is too much forgotten by the majority of the faithful; the Church Suffering, where they have so many brethren to succour, whither they foresee that they themselves must one day go, seems a strange land to them. This truly deplorable forgetfulness was a great sorrow to Saint Francis de Sales. “Alas!” … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: Saving Souls, One Deed At A Time

St. Pius V Corner: The Concupiscence Of The Digidestined

St. Pius V Corner: The Concupiscence Of The Digidestined

It is likewise a matter of common experience that the passions are a source of many temptations and sins. Often they are antecedent (not premeditated or willed), as when they arise from bodily states over which one has no control or from imaginations strongly fixed in the mind, and at the same time tend to … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: The Concupiscence Of The Digidestined

St. Pius V Corner: An Unbloody Sacrifice Without A Divine Redeemer

St. Pius V Corner: An Unbloody Sacrifice Without A Divine Redeemer

Hence it is that Christ is not only God, but very God indeed - very God of very God, insomuch that He Himself is the Truth, If, then, we enquire His Name, it is "the Truth;" if we seek to know His natural rank and dignity, He is so truly the very Son of God, … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: An Unbloody Sacrifice Without A Divine Redeemer

St. Pius V Corner: Open-Air Ecumaniacs

St. Pius V Corner: Open-Air Ecumaniacs

And here it seems opportune to expound and to refute a certain false opinion... by which non-Catholics seek to bring about the union of the Christian churches... They add that the Church in itself, or of its nature, is divided into sections; that is to say, that it is made up of several churches or … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: Open-Air Ecumaniacs

St. Pius V Corner: Clout Cosplaying

St. Pius V Corner: Clout Cosplaying

Vainglory is the inordinate effort to manifest one's own excellence, real or fictitious. It is called vain, because it is concerned either with things of small moment, such as personal beauty, or with praise that is not due or is unduly sought. While venial in and of itself, it may become mortal if the praise … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: Clout Cosplaying

St. Pius V Corner: Kissing KissAnime Goodbye, Again

St. Pius V Corner: Kissing KissAnime Goodbye, Again

One must try to form a practically certain conscience, since it is never lawful to act with a practical doubt about the lawfulness of an action. A direct solution to doubts of conscience in matters of frequent occurrence and lesser importance can usually be obtained by reflection, by investigation and by asking counsel. Such a … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: Kissing KissAnime Goodbye, Again

St. Pius V Corner: Little Custodians Of Tradition

St. Pius V Corner: Little Custodians Of Tradition

What earlier generations held as sacred, remains sacred and great for us too, and it cannot be all of a sudden entirely forbidden or even considered harmful. It behooves all of us to preserve the riches which have developed in the Church’s faith and prayer, and to give them their proper place.Pope Benedict XVI, Summorum … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: Little Custodians Of Tradition