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A Priest Writing Like a Priest Ought to Write

Writing for Rorate Caeli, Father Richard Cipolla has some good and priestly words for his readers (see especially the emboldened paragraph below). To his concerns that the social questions should... More →

September 29: Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael

I culled this for today’s feast day, with a little editing, from my trilogy: “All Angels Are Not Created Equal,” “The Angels Our Spiritual Cousins,” and “The Holy Angels: Our... More →

Father Claude Barthe on the SSPX Situation and “Imperfect Communion”

The Rorate Caeli site has posted the translation of an important analysis by Father Claude Barthe, originally written in French for the website of the Catholic journal, l’Homme Nouveau. L’abbé Barthe is... More →

Padre Pio’s Stunning Revelation from Our Wounded Savior

The letters of Saint Padre Pio are an inexhaustible treasure. Pauline Books and Media published many of the letters written to his spiritual director in Secrets of a Soul:... More →

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Saint Benedict Center’s conference will take place very soon (October 10-11). As I prepare my own comments on this year’s theme, I thought I would give both a plug for, and a sneak preview of, what our attendees will be hearing in a little over a month. Our theme is “Catholic and Counterrevolutionary.” For my purposes, I will define... More →

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Did You Know?  Catholic Trivia

Inscription on Dome of the Rock Attacks the Incarnation  Catholic Journalist David Warren writes: In Jerusalem, on the Dome of the Rock — situated on top of what is almost certainly the Holy of Holies, within the ancient Temple precincts — is an inscription, in their earliest angular Kufic script, on what was also the earliest monument the Arabs caused to be... More →


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