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Pray to God for the purification and protection of our nation!

Our church and our country urgently need our prayers. On January 6th, the Feast Day of the Epiphany of Our Lord, a joint session of the United States Senate and House of Representatives will meet in Washington, D.C. to decide the fate of our nation by determining who the Electors

12/29/2020 Letter from Father Jenkins

December 29, 2020

My dear Faithful,

I pray this message finds you all well for this Christmas Season and coming New Year.

I now write to you concerning the church schedule for the next few days and, also, about a remarkable proclamation by President Donald Trump.

On Thursday (December 31),

A Note About The Election

     The U.S. elections of November 2020 have gone exactly as expected. The Democrats pushed for maximum loosening of ballot requirements (invoking the “pandemic’) and the Republicans warned of electoral chaos — exactly what the Democrats intended to open the way for fraud on a massive scale. No one

Some Reflections on the Rosary

     The prayer we call the “Hail Mary” is actually a compilation of elements (statements) in the New Testament. It begins with the words of the Angel Gabriel addressed to the Virgin Mary at the Annunciation: “Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with thee!” Thus, the opening words

A Bishop speaks from beyond the grave: The Archbishop’s [Lefebvre] words on the subject of union with Rome

     As the Society of St. Pius X continues to seek a working accommodation with the modernists in the Vatican, more and more voices are expressing concern that the leadership of the SSPX is departing from Archbishop Lefebvre’s own program and disregarding his warnings. The following statements by the

Reflections on the Ordinary Prayers of the Offertory of the Mass


     “Receive, O Holy Father, almighty and eternal God, this spotless host, which I, Thine unworthy servant, offer unto Thee, my living and true God, for my countless sins, trespasses, and omissions; likewise for all here present, and for all faithful Christians, whether living or dead, that it

The Thoughts of Many Hearts Will Be Revealed

     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 womb,

The Sacred Heart and Our Faith

     Non-Catholics sometimes find it odd that Catholics pray to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. They do not understand that this prayer is a profession of faith. After all, when we pray to the Sacred Heart, we profess our belief that the Son of God really took a human

Sacred Heart Car Magnets Available

     Our Lady of Perpetual Help Sodality at Immaculate Conception Church in Cincinnati has designed and produced car magnets intended to help faithful Catholics increase devotion and make reparation to the Sacred Heart during the month of June and all year through. For a small donation these magnets are

Original Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel

     “O Glorious Prince of the heavenly host, St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in the battle and in the terrible warfare that we are waging against the principalities and powers, against the rulers of this world of darkness, against the evil spirits. Come to the aid of man,

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