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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 →

This Year’s Holy Week Blasphemy

You might call it “Holy Week for Atheists.” Having recently celebrated their annual high holy day, atheists of various stripes — including some who call themselves “Christian” — line... More →

Timely Indeed: An Inspired Letter to a Despairing Catholic from the Author of ‘Action’ Jean Oussett

I have just read one of the best clarion calls I have ever read to help rally the faithful, with holy and supernatural hope, to action and not to... More →

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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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Merry Childermas!

Today is the feast of the Holy Innocents, once known in the Anglophone world as Childermas. This curious word is an elision of “Mass of the Children,” that is, the liturgical commemoration of those little boys of Bethlehem who were massacred by Herod the Great. The suffix serves as a reminder that the principal... More →

 

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