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Reconquest Episode 34: Why the Church? Why Not Just Jesus?

In this show, I go through four different arguments to answer these questions: “Why the Church? Why Not Just Jesus?” The topic results from common objections from modern non-denominational... More →

Today, July 26, Feast Day of the ‘Mother of the Mother of God’

Today is the feast day of “Good Saint Anne” the mother of the Mother of God. Father Feeney preferred to call Saint Anne “the mother of the Mother of... More →

A Little Question on the Word ‘Conservative’

Being now in the full throes of the 2016 presidential election cycle, political news and talk is now even louder than usual. There are many wars of words, most... More →

Reconquest Episode 33: Heretics, Apostates and Schismatics Oh My! Guest: Ryan Grant

There is a schedule change for this Episode of Reconquest. It will premiere at 7 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (6 p.m. Central) on Wednesday, July 20. My guest once more... More →

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want_Ad-Rem-feature What on Earth Do Catholics Want?

The incomparable Patrick J. Buchanan authored a column on the racial and religious remapping of Europe and America: “Will the West Survive the Century?” The twin engines propelling these demographic shifts are the birth dearth of Europeans (in both continents), and the careless immigration policies of Europe and its North-American outposts. Inasmuch as these phenomena are both practical expressions... More →

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Did You Know?  Catholic Trivia

The Accounting Franciscan

Leave it to a poor man to figure out how to handle money properly. The man with the august title, “Father of Accounting,” was a Franciscan Friar named Luca Pacioli (1445-1517). Born of poor parents in Sansepulcro, Tuscany, he entered the Friars Minor in 1472, at the suggestion of none other than Pope Paul... More →

 

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