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Catholic Author Honored on Norwegian 500 Kroner Note

Did you know that the great author of The Life of Saint Catherine of Siena, Sigrid Undset, is the only Catholic to have been depicted on a Norwegian banknote?... More →

What Does It Mean When We Say the Bible is ‘Supernatural’?

Someone wrote me to ask that question. I thought the answer might be of more general interest. To answer your questions regarding Holy Scripture and the use of the... More →

With All She Suffered This Holy Woman Was Still Afraid of Purgatory

Everyone who has read on the internet about this exquisite young mother and her compassionate good husband was deeply moved for sure. If ever there was a marriage arranged... More →

Readings for Holy Week and Easter

Recommended reading for Holy Week, the sacred Triduum and Easter Sunday: Holy Week in General — The Drama of Holy Week by Brother André Marie. Holy Thursday — The... More →

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tomb_Ad-Rem-Ad What Happened in the Tomb?

A blessed Triduum and Easter to all our readers! Every year around Holy Week, the publishers of America’s popular reading material let loose a volley of blasphemies against our Lord’s Resurrection. Citing one or another perfidious “noted scholar,” the glossy-covered journals that accost us at the checkout counter vie with one another in perverting the populace with contempt for... More →

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Lawyer for the Mob and O’Hare International

Thanks to Larry and Susan Koralweski for this interesting story. Easy Eddie Many years ago, Al Capone virtually owned Chicago. He was notorious for enmeshing the windy city in everything from bootlegged booze and prostitution to murder. Capone had a talented lawyer nicknamed “Easy Eddie.” In fact, Eddie’s skill at legal maneuvering kept the... More →


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