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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

ChurchMilitant.com: 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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