27 06, 2024

Insecure Narcissism or Greatness in Christ?

By |2024-06-27T19:57:39+00:00June 27th, 2024|Theology|

When I first started listening to an exorcist's talks on the link between Marxism and demons’ psychology, I came to the conclusion that narcissism was a major trait of demons and those on the left. However, the more I study Marxism and demonology, the more I started that narcissism was not simply one of the psychological aspects of those groups, but rather the central tenet to those groups.  I recently saw that again in an attack on me on Twitter from some leftist "Catholics" this last weekend.  People just sent me screenshots of the Tweets against me but I didn't spend much time on X. Keep in mind that narcissism [...]

25 06, 2024

The Unique Holiness of St. John the Baptist

By |2024-06-24T20:00:29+00:00June 25th, 2024|Theology|

As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds concerning John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind? What then did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Behold, those who wear soft clothing are in kings' houses. What then did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet. This is he of whom it is written, “‘Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way before you.’—St. Matthew 11:7-10. We will look at five ways in which the holiness of St. John [...]

24 06, 2024

RCT 41: The Forgiveness of Sins Pt. 1.

By |2024-06-24T19:47:48+00:00June 24th, 2024|Podcasts, Sermons, Talks|

The Roman Catechism of Trent (RCT) p.117-120. The Creed, Article X, Section A. -Donate: https://www.padreperegrino.org/donate/ -15 Mortal Sins to Confess: https://www.padreperegrino.org/2019/08/mortalsins/ -Telegram: https://t.me/padreperegrino -STV: https://spiritustv.com/@padreperegrino

22 06, 2024

In Defense of Archbishop Viganó

By |2024-06-23T01:38:24+00:00June 22nd, 2024|Theology|

Last week, Archbishop Viganó wrote this on his site: "The Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith has informed me, with a simple email, of the initiation of an extrajudicial penal trial against me, with the accusation of having committed the crime of schism and charging me of having denied the legitimacy of 'Pope Francis' of having broken communion 'with Him' and of having rejected the Second Vatican Council. I have been summoned to the Palace of the Holy Office on June 20, in person or represented by a canon lawyer. I assume that the sentence has already been prepared, given that it is an extrajudicial process.  I regard the [...]

20 06, 2024

Bad and Good Catholic Art

By |2024-06-19T15:30:50+00:00June 20th, 2024|Theology|

The top-left picture was drawn by Fr. Mario Rupnik SJ.  The top-right is an icon I snapped at the Greek Catholic Church in Athens earlier this year.  National Catholic Register wrote about the Jesuit who drew the above left picture: "Father Rupnik, a priest and artist, has been accused of spiritual, psychological, and sexual abuse of religious sisters. He was removed from the Jesuits last June."  Even the Knights of Columbus wanted his removed from the National Basilica in DC as Detroit Catholic reported.  It's unfortunate that "art" which mocks Our Lord and Our Lady and the saints is asked to be removed only once "the artist" is found to [...]

18 06, 2024

More Reasons for Kids Not to Have Cell Phones

By |2024-07-05T06:34:50+00:00June 18th, 2024|Theology|

Many conservative and traditional Catholic parents know the dangers of kids having cell phones.  These dangers include inappropriate images and bullying. But most good Catholic parents somehow still think their children are beyond the reach of predators because they have relatively-obedient children.  In this article, you're going see why that's you need to put away that pipe-dream forever. Ex-SEAL Shawn Ryan now has over 2.5M subscribers on his YouTube channel alone, not to mention many more listeners on other forums.  He's a conservative podcaster who recently became a Christian.  A year ago, he twice had on his show a 30 year old man named Ryan Montgomery who is known as [...]

17 06, 2024

VLX 151: Mt 26:30-36. “A Place Called Gethsemane.”

By |2024-06-17T15:01:46+00:00June 17th, 2024|Podcasts, Sermons, Talks|

-Fr. Walter Joseph Ciszek SJ’s Four Years in Purgatory: https://youtu.be/17AllrONbKU -Donate: https://www.padreperegrino.org/donate/ -Telegram: https://t.me/padreperegrino -STV: https://spiritustv.com/@padreperegrino Gospel: And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives. Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of me this night. For it is written, ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’ But after I am raised up, I will go before you to Galilee.” Peter answered him, “Though they all fall away because of you, I will never fall away.” Jesus said to him, “Truly, I tell you, this very night, before the rooster crows, you [...]

15 06, 2024

Going from the ’55 Missal to the ’45 Missal

By |2024-06-15T06:25:52+00:00June 15th, 2024|Life|

As you know, for the first seven years of my priesthood, I offered the new sacraments.  The last seven years I have offered exclusively the old sacraments.  But now I'm switching from a 1962 TLM Missal to a 1939 TLM Missal.  This has little to do with the papacy or obedience or rebellion or political statements or trying "to be more trad than the next priest." To be honest, when I first heard traditionalists speak of the decision to Restorethe54 in place of the 1962 Missal, I thought, "Wow, nothing is good enough for these snotty traditionalists!"  (And this was after I had switched to the TLM that I was [...]

13 06, 2024

Flow-Chart For Salvation-Emergencies

By |2024-06-14T21:49:57+00:00June 13th, 2024|Theology|

What do you do if you come across a dying person?  Should you prioritize getting a paramedic or a priest?  What can a lay person do for a dying person who is baptized or unbaptized?  What should a priest do for a dying person who is baptized or unbaptized? The traditional answers are relatively simple.  They come from what the Bible and Catholic Church has always taught.  The following Flow-Chart For Salvation-Emergencies is going to focus on the faith-aspects of helping people die.  As an ex-paramedic who has come across a lot of emergencies even as a priest (and I wrote about one here) one needs to consider both the [...]

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