Excerpt from "An Exposition Of The Gospels, Matthew And Mark" by John MacEvilly, Archbishop of Tuam, 1887 A.D., page 129:
Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His justice, and all these things shall be added unto you.
1. After the negative precept prohibiting excessive anxiety in regard to the necessaries of life, our Redeemer now proposes a positive or affirmative precept.....
2. "Seek." He does not say, "be solicitious." For, even in reference to
our spiritual wants, we should not indulge in distracting solicitude, "nihil soliciti sitis," etc. (St. Paul, Phil, IV)
For Those who Cannot Go to Confession
Act of Contrition. O my God! I am heartily
sorry for having offended Thee; and I detest all my sins, because I dread the loss of heaven and the pains of hell, but most of all because they offend Thee, my God, Who art all good, and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the help of Thy grace,
to confess my sins, to do penance, and to amend my life. Amen.
"The reception of the Sacrament of Penance is a divine precept [requirement]
all who, after baptism, are guilty of mortal sin. It is of the strictest obligation, there being no
means by which they can be reconciled to God. An actual or implicit wish to confess, joined
contrition, is necessary as a necessary means for those who cannot go to confession."
(Rev. Fr. F. X. Schouppe, "A Course
of Religious Instruction: Apologetic,
Dogmatic, And Moral: For The Use Of Colleges And Schools", 1879 Imp.)
*How to Make a Perfect Act of
Making an Examination of Conscience
How Grace is Supplied for Catholics Without Mass Options
(Catechism of the Summa Theologica)
How to Baptize in Cases of Emergency
How to Make a Spiritual Communion
How to Assist the Dying when a Priest is not Present
Sr. Lucy on the Importance of Wearing the Brown Scapular
(From August 15, 1950)
Invoke St. Barbara for True Sacraments Before Death
Canons of the Sacraments of Orders (DZ 966, Can. 6): “If anyone says that in the
Catholic Church a hierarchy has not been instituted by divine ordinance, which
consists of the bishops, priests, and ministers: let him be anathema [cf. n. DZ 960].”
follows then that the Church of Christ not only exists to-day and always, but is
also exactly the
same as it was in the time of the Apostles, unless we were to say,
which God forbid, either that Christ our Lord could not effect His purpose, or that
He erred when He asserted that the gates of hell should never prevail against it.”
-Pope Pius XI, Encyclical Mortalium Animos (English: The
minds of mortals) 1928
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