Monday of Holy Week Seventy-Nine Years Ago

In your country, Venerable Brethren, voices are swelling into a chorus urging people to leave the Church, and among the leaders there is more than one whose official position is intended to create the impression that this infidelity to Christ

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Von Galen on Martyrdom

Neither praise nor threats will distance me from God. Blessed Clemens von Galen (I ran this series originally back in 2011.  I am rerunning it now, because the contemporary Church is greatly harmed by the unwillingness of so many clerics

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Von Galen Contra Euthanasia

Neither praise nor threats will distance me from God. Blessed Clemens von Galen (I ran this series originally back in 2011.  I am rerunning it now, because the contemporary Church is greatly harmed by the unwillingness of so many clerics

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Von Galen Contra the Swastika

Neither praise nor threats will distance me from God. Blessed Clemens von Galen (I ran this series originally back in 2011.  I am rerunning it now, because the contemporary Church is greatly harmed by the unwillingness of so many clerics

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Von Galen Contra Gestapo

  (I ran this series originally back in 2011.  I am rerunning it now, because the contemporary Church is greatly harmed by the unwillingness of so many clerics to confront evil forthrightly.  In this year of Mercy we must not

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The Lion of Munster

Neither praise nor threats will distance me from God. Blessed Clemens von Galen (I ran this series originally back in 2011.  I am rerunning it now, because the contemporary Church is greatly harmed by the unwillingness of so many clerics

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Now Where Have I Heard This Before?

What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9     One advantage of studying history is that you learn the truth of Ecclesiastes that there

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May 7, 1945: Nazi Germany Surrenders

  Home alive in ’45 was the watchword of US troops as they headed into Germany in the spring of 1945, although I imagine that many of them could not quite believe it.  Then it was all over.  Hitler added

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Advent Light in Darkest Night

 It is time to awaken from sleep. It is time for a waking up to begin somewhere. It is time to put things back where God the Lord put them. Father Alfred Delp, SJ During Advent 1944 Father Alfred Delp,

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