Sunday, January 30, 2011

Papa Pacelli in Colour

Santo Subito!

Back When Papal Liturgies Were Gorgeous

Grandma always said: "All the little extras count" and frankly she was right.
The extras all had meanings behind them and when the extras were done away with, meanings were hit hard and this had not been calculated properly by the reformists working for the pope who in the end squandered away oh so much.

SVMMORVM PONTIFICVM

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011

Thursday, January 27, 2011

From Catholic Slovenia: Pro-Life Lights

Truly, one of the most amazing things I have ever seen; under the lights in the dark.
The capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

Catholic Culture: Heraldry

The capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

Catholic Culture: Faculty of Theology

The capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

Catholic Culture: Major Seminary

The capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

Catholic Culture: Archbishop's Palace

The capital city of Slovenia, Lubljana.

Postmodern Art: Adam and Eve

The capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Catholic Slovenia


Ljubljana, the capital, is a gorgeous Catholic city that you can reach easily from Venice. Here can be seen the Franciscan church next to the beautiful emporium. January is a great time to visit to see the Christmas lights, snow and enjoy hot chocolate along the river.

Catholic Culture: Flag in Latin

The capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

Catholic Culture: Outdoor Shrines


The capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

Tomb of St. Deodatus

The capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

How to Decorate Your Church for Christmas

The capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Altar Cards in Style




Church of St. Peter in the capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

Unique Catechesis: the Tiara


Church of St. Peter in the capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

Catholic Culture: What a Sacristy is to Look Like



Name of local bishop posted for visiting clergy to mention in Roman Canon.
Vesting prayers.
Prayes to be prayed before and after Holy Mass.
Church of St. Peter in the capital city of Slovenia, Ljubljana.

St. Faustina on Abortion

"Jesus had me realize that in this way I took part in His agony in the garden, and that He Himself allowed these sufferings in order to offer reparation to God for the souls murdered in the wombs of wicked mothers."

-Sr. Maria Faustina of the Most Blessed Sacrament (Diary, 1276).

Friday, January 21, 2011

Bring Back the old Pontifical Gendarmerie

Through the sixties the Italian State kept the parade dress of their own while the Vatican did away with all of it except for the Swiss Guard uniform.

A Return to Beautiful Vestments

Buy your pastor a set from these guys.

Rome Tomb of St. Agnes

Virgin and Martyr.