Lenten Reflections on the Passion of Christ

The following Lenten reflections deal with suffering, in the truly Catholic sense of the word. It was by the Cross that our good Lord opened the gates of Heaven for us and it will be through suffering well accepted, that … Continue reading

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Spain

This statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the Extremadura region of western Spain, is not to be confused with the Tilma of Our Lady of Guadalupe at Tepeyac, Mexico. The statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which was carved … Continue reading

“My Soul Is Heavy Even to Death”

The following is an excerpt of Mary Bassett’s 1557 translation of Saint Thomas More’s History of the Passion which he wrote in Latin during his imprisonment in the Tower in 1534-35. For the blessed and tender heart of our most … Continue reading

At the Foot of the Cross

For many students, Easter break is nothing more than a time to enjoy themselves. They forget the importance of Holy Week and Our Lord Jesus Christ’s supreme sacrifice to redeem us. However, university students who gathered for Holy Week at … Continue reading

Finding the True Spirit of Holy Week

On Palm Sunday, April 9, the choir of the American TFP sang in a Tenebrae service, arranged by Father Andrew McCormick of Sacred Heart Church, in Swedesburg, Pennsylvania. The service was presided over by Father Robert Pasley of Mater Ecclesia … Continue reading