Insight into the Catholic Faith presents ~ Catholic Tradition Newsletter

angel_de_la_guardaVol 9 Issue 44 ~ Editor: Rev. Fr. Courtney Edward Krier
October 1, 2016 ~ St Remigius, opn!

1. Baptism: Means of Salvation (88)
2. Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
3. Holy Guardian Angels
4. Christ in the Home (62)
5. Articles and notices

Dear Reader:

One of the themes the Church will meditate upon during the coming weeks is perseverance. This is especially for our young adults to reflect upon, because of lack of faith they tend to force their will on God,  lack confidence in Christ. A lesson that must always be taken is that of Judas Iscariot— Continue reading

The Holy Guardian Angels ~ October 2

47download1. Revelation clearly teaches that a certain class of good angels fulfill the office of guardianship over men. Our Lord said of children: “They have angels of their own in heaven, that behold the face of my heavenly Father continually” (Matt. 18:10). Woe to him, then, who scandalizes a child, or anyone else who is a child of God through baptism, or who is even called to be such, as all men are; for God has assigned a Guardian Angel to every soul. Continue reading

Double Standards for Aleppo and Gaza

idf_paratroopers_operate_within_gazaMake no mistake, the carnage taking place in Aleppo right now is a disgrace to the international community.

The Syrian government and Russian-backed forces are reportedly using chemical weapons, barrel bombs and increasingly powerful explosives to target innocent men, women and children. While rebel fighters have undoubtedly embedded themselves in the city in fortified positions, it appears that the civilian population is bearing the brunt of the conflict. MORE

“Instead of Praying for Francis-Bergoglio Can You Suggest an Alternative?”

download-3A Reader Asks: “Instead of Praying for Francis-Bergoglio Can You Suggest an Alternative?”
From The TRADITIO Fathers

Pope Leo XIII, after He Had Had a Vision in 1884 Of the Catholic Church Being Overwhelmed by the Forces of Satan,To Be Saved only By St. Michael the Archangel, Prince of the Heavenly Host Ordered that Prayers for the Church Be Prayed after Every Low Mass These Consist of Three Aves, the Salve Regina The Prayer for the Exaltation of the Church, and the Prayer to St. Michael To Protect the Church against Satan

Dear TRADITIO Fathers: Continue reading

Iran Khamenei puts stop to Ahmadinejad’s return

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad meets with Iraq's Vice President Khudair al-Khuzaie during his visit in BaghdadIn his letter, Ahmadinejad referred to an Aug. 30 meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and wrote, “You recommended that it is not suitable at this time for me to participate in the elections. Therefore, I have declared my obedience. … I have no plans to compete in next year’s election.” MORE

Nearly 200 earthquakes hit near SoCal’s Salton Sea, USGS says

usgs-saysSALTON CITY, Calif., Sept. 27 (UPI) – Almost 200 earthquakes were recorded in Southern California’s Salton Sea in roughly a 24-hour period, geologists said Tuesday.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the quakes that began Monday and persisted throughout the day. The strongest quake had a magnitude of 4.3, officials said.

Most of the earthquakes were small but three had a magnitude of 4.0 or greater and nine of at least 3.0, the USGS said. MORE

The head of Hezbollah has found someone he hates even more than Israelis

download-2gettyimages-494075114-0If there were any doubt as to just how toxic sectarian politics has become in the Middle East, the latest statement from the leader of the Iran-backed Lebanese Shia militant group Hezbollah should clear things right up.

Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of a group that has been fighting Israel for decades, declared on Tuesday that “Wahhabism is more evil than Israel,” Lebanon’s Al Akhbar newspaper reported. MORE

The year of the ‘none’ No to all religions

thumbrns-silk-column092616This is becoming a growing movement. To much corruption in the Religions everywhere.

(RNS) 1976 was, Time magazine declared, “the year of the born-again Christian.” “Born-agains” were the hot demographic in American religion, and one of them, Jimmy Carter, won the presidency.

Though no one could know it at the time, we were entering an era of movement politics unprecedented in American history. Religious conservatives of all stripes, but especially white evangelicals and Mormons, made the Republican Party their own and turned “the social issues” — abortion and gay rights above all — into markers of partisan identity. MORE

China J-20 stealth fighter will outclass US fourth gen fighters

size-chartNate “Buster” Jaros is a retired USAF fighter pilot with over 2,000 hours in F-16 C/D/CM and T-38A/C aircraft and over 500 hours in General Aviation aircraft. He is currently a Test Pilot, Instructor Pilot, and LO SME with Lockheed Martin Skunkworks.

Nate provides a detailed review of China J-20 stealth fighter.
Several other analysts have said that the the J-20 is not a fifth generation fighter. MORE

Erupting wildfire in California’s Sonoma County

43downloadCLOVERDALE, Calif. — A wildfire that erupted amid hot, dry conditions and gusty winds in Sonoma County north of San Francisco has sent about 90 people fleeing from their homes.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the blaze in rural Cloverdale began Sunday morning and spread to 1,500 acres, or more than 2 square miles. MORE

T. Boone Pickens Gets It Right About Clinton, Obama And Energy

42downloadBoone Pickens doesn’t always get things right. He has over the last several years made a habit of trying to predict what the price of crude oil is going to be in the future in these interviews, and I’m sure he’d admit he’s been pretty consistently wrong in those projections. But on this particular topic, Pickensis absolutely, 100% correct,a realitythe President’s media defenders can’t really do anything to change. MORE