Posts Tagged ‘Father Pancras Raja’

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on July 5th, 2020“Thou shalt not kill …. Who so ever angry with his brother shall be in danger of judgement” (Mt. 5: 21, 22)In today’s gospel Our Lord tells us that unless our justice abounds more than that of the Scribes and Pharisees, we shall not be saved.The…

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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost 2020

“Going up into one of the ships that was Simon’s, he desired him to draw back a little from the land. And sitting, he taught the multitude” (LK. 5: 37)It was neither by accident that Our Lord chose this boat of Simon Peter – from which to deliver his doctrine, nor by chance that this…

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Third Sunday after Pentecost 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on June 21st, 2020 “There shall be joy before the Angels of God upon one sinner doing penance” (Lk. 15: 7)In the parable of today’s gospel Our Lord teaches us the beautiful and consoling truth that he goes out in quest of the lost sheep, and by his grace…

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Second Sunday after Pentecost 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on June 14th, 2020 “A certain man made a great supper and invited many” (Lk. 14: 16)“My flesh is meat indeed, and my flesh is drink indeed” (Jn. 6: 56 – 59)In the parable of today’s gospel Our Lord wants to show us his ardent desire to invite all…

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Feast of the Most Holy Trinity 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on June 7th, 2020 “Going therefore, teach ye all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost” (Mt. 28:19)Today, my dear brethren, the Church celebrates the greatest of all mysteries of our religion – the mystery of the Most…

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Feast of Pentecost 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on June 1st, 2020 “And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost” (Acts 2:4)On this day we celebrate the feast of Pentecost, the fiftieth day of the Resurrection, on which the Holy Ghost descended upon the Apostles and upon those who were with them – all united with…

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Newsletter #33

Dear Friends and Benefactors, We are speaking about the manner and living of the Total Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary according to the spirit of St. Louis de Montfort and according to the message of Our Lady of Fatima. Now we are called to understand the CONSEQUENCES FOR MONTFORT SPIRITUALITYThe whole of Montfort’s…

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Newsletter #31

Dear Friends and Benefactors, We are speaking about the manner and living of the Total Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary according to the spirit of St. Louis de Montfort and according to the message of Our Lady of Fatima. Montfort describes at length the condition, activity, and spirituality of these apostles of the…

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Sunday within the Octave of the Ascension 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on May 24, 2020“When the Paraclete cometh, He shall give testimony of me, and you shall give testimony” (Jn. 15: 26)These words of the gospel contain a sublime promise which was fulfilled on the day of Pentecost – when the Holy Ghost descended upon the Apostles to be with…

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The Ascension of Our Lord 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on May 21, 2020 “And the Lord Jesus …… was taken up into heaven, and sitteth at the right hand of God.” (Mt. 16: 19) Today is not only a day of glory for Jesus, it is also a day of victory for us! For him, the Ascension completes…

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Fifth Sunday after Easter 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on May 17th, 2020 “Amen, Amen, I say to you, if you ask the Father anything in my name, he will give it to you.” (Jn. 16: 23)Before Our Divine Lord departed from this world, he promised to his chosen ones two gifts. (1) The gift of the Holy…

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Fourth Sunday after Easter 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on May 10th, 2020 “But I tell you the truth: It is expedient to you that I go” (Jn. 15: 5 – 14)When Jesus spoke of his imminent separation from his chosen ones, he explained to them the real and disinterested love he had for them. He told them…

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Third Sunday after Easter 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on May 3rd, 2020 “I will see you again, and your hearts shall rejoice; and your joy no man shall take from you.” (Jn. 16: 22) In the final words of today’s gospel, Jesus Christ sets before us the true and lasting cause of our “joy.” We see the…

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Newsletter #29

Dear Friends and Benefactors, We have now stared to speak about the manner and living of the Total Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary according to the spirit of St. Louis de Montfort and according to the message of Our Lady of Fatima. “Mary will produce the greatest things that there will be in…

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The Second Sunday after Easter 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on April 26th, 2020 “I am the good shepherd, and I know mine, and mine know me.” (Jn. 10: 14)Our Lord tells us in today’s gospel that he is the good shepherd, the good shepherd of our souls. He provides for us, he watches over our lives – protecting…

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Low Sunday (First Sunday after Easter) 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on April 19th, 2020 “Receive ye the Holy Ghost, Whose sins you shall forgive, they are forgiven them: and whose sins you shall retain, they are retained.” (Jn. 20: 22, 23) It was on the very day of Our Lord’s Resurrection from the dead that, appearing to His Apostles,…

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Newsletter #27

Newsletter 13. April 2020Dear Friends and Benefactors, So far in my 12 newsletters I have spoken to you about the devotion of reparation to the immaculate Heart of Mary. Now I would like to start a series of newsletters about the manner and living of the Total Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary according…

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Passion Sunday 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on March 29th, 2020 “They took up stones to cast at him. But Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple.” (Jn. 8: 58)The entire life of Jesus Christ was a proof of his divinity. He gave sight to the blind, gave hearing to the deaf, gave speech…

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Third Sunday of lent 2020

Sermon given by father Pancras Raja on March 15, 2020. “And when he had cast out the devil, the dumb spoke” (Lk. 11: 14)In today’s gospel Our Lord casts out the devil from a dumb man – and points out the contrast between his kingdom and that of the devil. He states the necessity of…

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Newsletter #25

Dear Friends and benefactors, In my previous 12 Newsletters, I spoke about the devotion of reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. In this letter I conclude the series of my letters with the need for a worldwide “Society of Reparation” functioning together with the traditional movement started by Archbishop Lefebvre. The society of reparation…

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Sexagesima Sunday, 2020

Sermon Given by Father Pancras Raja on February 16, 2020. “A sower went out to sow his seed” (Lk. 8: 4 – 15)In the parable of today’s gospel, Our Lord compares the Church to a field – sown with the seed of the Word of God; and he shows three important reasons why the Word…

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Septuagesima Sunday, 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja February 9th, 2020. “Go you also into my vineyard …. The last shall be first – and the first last – for many are called, but few chosen” (Mt. 20: 16)Holy Mother Church begins today (Septuagesima Sunday) her preparation for the feast of Easter. The somber colour of the…

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Third Sunday After Epiphany, 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on January 26th, 2020 “Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean …. Lord I am not worthy that Thou shouldst enter under my roof …. Amen I say to you, I have not found so great faith in Israel” (Mt. 8: 1 – 13) Our Lord came…

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Second Sunday After Epiphany, 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on January 19th, 2020 “There was a Marriage in Cana of galilee; and the Mother of Jesus was there” (Jn. 2: 1)In today’s gospel the Most Blessed Virgin has been pictured for us among the guests at the Jewish Wedding. When the wine was found insufficient, Our Lady felt…

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Feast of the Holy Family, 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on January 12th, 2020 “And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject to them” (Lk. 2: 51)In these words, St. Luke records the whole of Our Lord’s boyhood and youth. But brief as it is – it teaches us a great lesson on this…

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The Feast of Epiphany, 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on January 6th, 2020   “And opening their treasures, they offered him gifts of Gold frankincense and Myrrh” (Mat. 2: 11) The three Magi Kings known as Balthazar, Melchior and Gaspar were natives of Persia, Arabia and Sabba (Ps. 71, 10), countries to the east of Palestine. The country…

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The Circumcision of Our Lord, 2020

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on January 1st, 2020 The Circumcision of Our Lord New Year “After eight days were accomplished that the child should be circumcised, his name was called Jesus” (Lk. 2: 21) On this first day of January, The traditional Catholic Church celebrates the feast of the Circumcision of Our Lord.…

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Sunday Within the Octave of Christmas, 2019

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja on December 29th, 2019 Sunday within the octave of Christmas “Behold, this child is set for the fall, and for the resurrection of many in Israel” (Lk. 2: 34) Today’s gospel commemorates the presentation of Our Lord in the temple, forty days after his nativity. The blessings of Our…

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Christmas Day, 2019

Sermon Given by Father Pancras Raja on December 25th, 2019 Christmas Day   “Behold I bring you good tidings of great joy! …. for this day is born to you in the city of David a SAVIOUR, who is Christ the Lord!” (Lk. 2: 1- 14)   May the Divine Child Jesus and his Divine…

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The Fourth Sunday of Advent, 2019

Sermon Given by Father Pancras Raja. On December 22nd , 2019 Fourth Sunday of Advent   “Prepare ye the way of the Lord, and make his paths straight” (Lk. 3:1 – 6)   Catholic Christians prepare the way of the Lord by removing from their soul all that can impede the coming of Christ.  …

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Newsletter #21

Father Pancras Raja Dear Friends and benefactors, In my last Newsletter No. 19, I spoke about the collegial consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The devotion reparation consists of: 1) conversion – (sanctification in the immaculate heart of Mary)2) consecration – (union with the immaculate heart of Mary)3) consolation – (love of the immaculate…

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Third Sunday of Advent, 2019

Sermon Given by Father Pancras Raja on December 15, 2019 Faith in the divinity of Christ is the foundation of our religion and of our salvation. But the divinity and kingship of Jesus Christ has been much denied in our days – not only the Muslims and heretics, but also by the children of the…

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Newsletter #19

Dear Friends and benefactors, In my last Newsletter No. 17, I began to explain the second aspect of reparation “CONSECRATION” – (Union with the Immaculate Heart of Mary) and the practice of it. I continue to speak about the collegial consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Collegial Consecration of Russia On July 13, 1917…

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Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost, 2019

Sermon Given By Father Pancras Raja on 11/17/2019   “Be of good heart, daughter: thy faith hath made thee whole. And the woman was made whole from that hour.” (Mt. 9: 22) The first miracle narrated in today’s gospel teaches us two powerful lessons: (1) how a soul sick with sinful habit could be healed…

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Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost, 2019

Sermon Given by Father Pancras Raja, on November 10, 2019 “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s” (Matt. 22: 21) In this Gospel, the Herodians and the Pharisees, who, in other matter were mortal enemies, had agreed to entrap Our Lord and thus force him either…

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Newsletter #17

Dear friends and benefactors,

In my Newsletter #15 of last month I began to explain the practice this devotion of reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary by showing the meaning of “CONVERSION” (Sanctification) in the Immaculate heart of Mary, and how to practice it in our life. This month let us see the second aspect of reparation “CONSECRATION” – (Union with the Immaculate Heart of Mary) and the practice of it.

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Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 2019

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja, Oct. 27, 2019 “The kingdom of heaven is likened to a king, who made a marriage to his son” (Mt. 22: 2) In this parable Our Lord refers to the celebration of the marriage festival. Marriage is called Matrimony; the one means founded by God Himself of establishing the…

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Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 2019

Sermon given by Father Pancras Raja, October 13, 2019 “Be of good heart, son, thy sins are forgiven thee.” (Mt. 9: 2) This incident described in todays gospel was to give credit to the great faith of those who took extra ordinary effort to present the sick man (a sinner too) to Jesus, to manifest…

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The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 2019

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost Sermon Given by Father Pancras Sept. 22, 2019 “Young man, I say to thee, arise. And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak” (Lk. 7: 14) We are reminded by the miracle of today’s Gospel that death awaits us all, young as well as old, and the following…

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Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 2019

 Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost Sermon given by Father Pancras Sept. 15, 2019 “Be not solicitous for your life, what you shall eat, nor for your body, what shall you put on. …. For your Father knoweth you have need of all these things” (Math. 6: 25, 32) One of the most consoling and salutary directions…

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Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 2019

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Sermon given by Father Pancras Sept. 15, 2019 “Go, show yourselves to the priests. And …. As they went, they were made clean” (Lk. 17: 14) The cleansing of the lepers, spoken of in today’s gospel, teaches us the lesson that it is the will of Christ – that grievous sins…

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The Feast of Saint Michel the Archangel, 2019

   Feast of St. Michael the Archangel Sermon Given By Father Pancras Raja, Sept. 29, 2019 “And there was a great battle in heaven, Michael and his angels fought with the dragon.” (Apocalypse 12:7)   St. Michael is one of the principal angels; his name was the war-cry of the good angels in the battle fought…

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Newsletter #15

Dear friends and benefactors, In my Newsletter #13 of last month I spoke about the essence of the devotion of reparation. This month I wish to explain the practice this devotion of reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. “In the end My Immaculate Heart will triumph ….”, said Our Lady on July 13, 1917.…

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Newsletter #13

Dear Friends and Benefactors, In the Newsletter # 11, I spoke to you how to form MARIAN CRUSADE OF REPARATION (Model groups of Prayer, Sacrifice and Reparation) and how to enroll membership in it. I thank those who have enrolled their names and I wish to remind those who have not yet enrolled. In this…

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Newsletter #11

Dear Friends and Benefactors, In my previous Newsletters #4, 6 and 9 I have spoken to you about the great plan of Our Lady of Fatima: the plan of mercy, the plan of might and the plan of grace. From among those who cooperate in these plans of Our Blessed Mother, the faithful Servants and…

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Newsletter #9

Dear friends and benefactors, In my last Newsletter had invited you to meditate on Our Lady of Fatima’s “plan of Might” – to fight against errors. (Through Traditional Preachers). The realization of this plan of might needs divine grace in abundance, and for this purpose Our Lady has come out with Her Plan of grace!…

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Newsletter #6

Dear Faithful, Dear friends and benefactors, In my last Newsletter I had called your attention to Our Lady of Fatima’s “plan of Mercy” (to convert poor sinners) (Through Traditional Missionaries) In this Newsletter (June 2019), first I would like to let you know that I am in receipt of the “Approval Document” from the American…

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Newsletter #4

Dear friends and benefactors, In my last News Letter (March 2019) I had expressed my earnest desire that this “enclave of the Society of St. Pius X, (Marian Corps) “Our Lady of Mount Carmel”, Boston KY, USA should be an “International centre of Reparation” to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. And I am happy that…

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Newsletter #2

Dear friends and benefactors, My earnest desire is that this “enclave of the Society of St. Pius X”, founded by Fr. Joseph Pfeiffer called “Our Lady of Mount Carmel”, Boston KY, USA should be an “International center of Reparation” to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Practice of Reparation to the Immaculate Heart together with the…

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