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‘Consider the Ant You Sluggard’

Our house is receiving a lot of unwelcome guests since the warm weather ensued. I speak of ants. The little ones I can understand, they are racing around looking... More →

Father Nicholas Gruner, the ‘Fatima Priest,’ Has Died

Last night, John Vennari posted the following on the Catholic Family News Blog: It is my sad duty to announce the sudden death of Father Nicholas Gruner. He died... More →

Charles Coulombe Interviewed on Americanism On this week’s edition of Mic’d Up, Michael Voris unpacks the heresy of Americanism. Guests include historian Charles Coulombe, Catholic apologist Robert Sungenis, and theologian Fr. Brian Harrison.... More →

Save the Dates for the 2015 Saint Benedict Center Conference

Join us on Friday-Saturday, October 16 and 17, 2015, for Saint Benedict Center’s annual conference. NOTE: In recent years, our Conference has been on Columbus Day weekend. But this has... More →

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When my religion class was recently discussing “goodness,” I asked them a tricky question. How is it that, in the creation account of Genesis, God calls His creation, including man, “good” seven times (Cf. Genesis 1:4, 10, 12, 18, 21, 25, and 31), yet Jesus says in the Gospel “None is good but God alone” (Luke 18:19)? A bright... More →

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Irish Noblemen and the Know-Nothings

In 1844, an organization of bigots, violently anti-Catholic, called the Know-Nothings, among many other acts of violence that they were guilty of, attacked and set fire to a poorly protected church in Philadelphia and burned down an Ursuline convent in Charlestown, Massachusetts. When it was made known in New York that they were about... More →


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