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Fr. Jenkins' Writings

Treating Your Children to "Helloween"


     Toward the end of the Vatican Museum tour that takes one through the Sistine Chapel, visitors to Rome can pass through a couple of rooms dedicated to the “art” collected by Paul VI (1963-1978). When one looks at the horrible, twisted and distorted figures of Our Lord and

Your Consecration to the Immaculate Heart

 

     Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary is, in a sense, a counterpart and consequence of devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Between the moment of Our Lord's conception at the Annunciation and the moment when His Own newly-formed Heart began to beat in Mary's

A Parent’s Dilemma

     Catholic parents want their children to receive Holy Communion at Mass. It troubles parents when they see that their children stay away from the Communion rail for any length of time. They wonder what could be keeping their son or daughter from receiving Our Lord in Holy

For Catholic Tradition, the Spirit of Compromise is the Specter of Death

     Just 115 years ago, Pope Saint Pius X warned that “Modernism is the synthesis of all heresies.” (Pascendi, 1907) If a Catholic believes the word of St. Pius X, why would he be willing to compromise the practice of his Faith by approving or

St. Matthew the Apostle

     September 21 is the feast day of St. Matthew the Apostle, the patron of this church when the parish was first established in 1906 under Pope St. Pius X. St. Matthew was known as Levi when he worked the tax-collector booth, gathering tribute money for the Roman Emperor, and

Please pray!

     Dear friends, please pray for all of the victims involved in the Uvalde, Texas school shooting. My Jesus, mercy!

Pray the Litany of St. Joseph for Canada!


     Father Jenkins has requested that we pray the Litany of St. Joseph as a daily novena for the people of Canada, of whom he is their patron. Note there is an indulgence of five years for praying the novena (Raccolta #462).

 

Litany of St. Joseph

Lord,

Pray for our Servicemen

     Please pray for all our servicemen killed and injured in the Islamic terrorist attack at Kabul in Afghanistan. The airport attack was an ISIS suicide bombing near Abbey Gate at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan that took place on 26th August 2021 at 17:50

Pray for Fr. Pagliarani

     In a recent speech given on December 11, 2021, at the Angelus Press Conference, Fr. Davide Pagliarani, Superior General of the Society of Saint Pius X, seems to equate the appeal to the right to one’s “bodily integrity” (to refuse taking a Covid vaccination) to the assertion “my

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