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VEXILLA REGIS · 1M ago

"CONTRADICTIONS"? CONFUSION AND MISCHIEF : COMMENTARY ON SACRED SCRIPTURE

COMMENTARY ON SACRED SCRIPTURE is a little like naming the Currency - it brings a lot of crazy people out of the woodwork. But it is not only the crazies who get into difficulties. I hav...
VEXILLA REGIS · 2M ago

THE MIRACLE OF LOVE - SAINT PETER AND THE HOUND OF HEAVEN

Popes are human, frail  - some more so than others.We should not be unduly dismayed. So many people are still attracted to this Post, that we thought it appropriate to present it again to al...
VEXILLA REGIS · 2M ago

ETERNAL GLORY AND THE DAY THAT LIVES IN INFAMY

To quote President Franklin D. Roosevelt " Yesterday, December 7th...., a day which will live in infamy..." something remarkable happened : after 76 years, the United States navy awardd i...
VEXILLA REGIS · 2M ago

A ROYAL COMMISSION AND THE GATES OF HELL

This post first appeared in November, 2012, we repeat it to set the scene for some further comments as the Mid December, 2017 release of the Royal Commission's Report approaches. Th...
VEXILLA REGIS · 2M ago

TWO ADMIRABLE "TOUGH COOKIES" : FATHER THERRY AND CARDINAL GEORGE PELL

ST.BENEDICT'S BROADWAY, SYDNEY AS IT IS TO-DAY, AND THE ADJOINING NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY Readers unfamiliar with St. Benedict's Broadway, Sydney might care to also see: St Benedict'...
VEXILLA REGIS · 2M ago

CONVICT PRIEST FATHER JAMES DIXON

FATHER JAMES DIXON (1758 - 1840)  In the days when "Brittania waived the rules" as the wags had it, it was not easy being a Catholic, if it ever has been. Even in his native Ireland, Jame...
VEXILLA REGIS · 2M ago

"WITH ALL BECOMING GRATITUDE" : FEELING SECURE? IT WASN'T ALWAYS SO!

Father James Dixon Celebrates Holy Mass illegally, Note the man keeping watch at the door (top Left) and the "chasuble" is a curtain.(Window in St.Mary's Cathedral) The Official SYDNEY...
VEXILLA REGIS · 3M ago

BLOOD SACRIFICE, A PERFECT SACRIFICE, A NEW BEGINNING

SACRIFICIAL LAMB There are things we "know" so well, that we never bother to know them in detail or appreciate fully their significance. And, knowing neither detail nor full significance...
VEXILLA REGIS · 3M ago

QUALITIES OF A GOOD BISHOP

Ven. Abp.Fulton J. Sheen  Recently the Spanish Website "INFOVATICANA" published a list of the " Seven Qualities of a Good Bishop". my grasp of Spanish is slim and relies on my knowledge o...
VEXILLA REGIS · 4M ago

THE REAL MARTIN LUTHER - HE SPEAKS, WE APOLOGISE

MARTIN LUTHER - THE DEATH MASK A Warning from St Thomas More on Luther: “The gentle reader must forgive me if much that occurs offends his feelings. Nothing has been more painful to m...