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Brother André Marie

About Brother André Marie

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Brother Andre Marie graduated from that city's Holy Cross School in 1988. He went on to study at Louisiana State University (LSU) on full scholarship as a music major. After three years at LSU, he transferred to Holy Apostles College and Seminary, in Cromwell, Connecticut, where he took a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spring of 1993 (major in Humanities with a minor in Philosophy). In September of 2007, he received the degree of Master of Arts in Theology, Summa cum Laude, also from Holy Apostles.

He entered as a postulant for the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in May of 1993, and went on to the novitiate on Christmas of that year. He made profession of vows on Epiphany of 1996.

Since 1993, he was mentored in philosophy and theology by Brother Francis Maluf, M.I.C.M., Ph.D., a published philosopher of note.

His apostolic work has included various facets of the publishing apostolate of the congregation. For ten years, he was also part of the community's small "mission band" of brothers who traveled to different cities distributing literature to interested persons in an effort to spread the Catholic Faith and bring wayward Catholics back to a sacramental life. He oversaw that apostolate for four years.

He has edited three of the Congregation's books, published dozens of articles, and presented numerous lectures in apologetics, the history of doctrine, the Church's ecumenical councils, ecclesiology, and devotional topics. He has been published in From the Housetops, Christian Order, Apropos Magazine, The Remnant , Rorate Caeli, and Catholic Online.

Since 2002, he has been Prior of St. Benedict Center, an apostolate of the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Richmond, New Hampshire.

Past memberships include the Knights of Columbus, the ITEA, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

He maintains contact via Linkedin, Twitter, and Facebook.

Roberto de Mattei on Liberal Westerners Not Getting the Paris Massacres

Professor de Mattei condemns the foolish maneuvers of liberal Western powers (the U.S., France, etc.) in causing the Paris massacres of 13 November, 2015. Included in the historian’s denunciation are both the domestic idiocy of liberalism (embodied in the diabolical trinity of liberté, egalité, fraternité) and the foreign policy idiocy of supporting jihadists in a “democratic revolution” against Arab/Muslim leaders the West does not like. The liberal mind either does … More →

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Cardinal Sarah’s Words Should be in Gold Letters

A priest who speaks as a priest ought, a bishop as a bishop, a cardinal as a cardinal, an official of the Holy See as an official of the Holy See. Ecce sacerdos magnus: (LifeSite) The cardinal’s most powerful statements, however, are his lament at the confusion about Holy Communion among the clergy. “I feel wounded in my heart as a bishop in witnessing such … More →

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Don Pelayo Starts the Reconquest

In the year 711, the Visigothic Kingdom of Spain fell to the invading Umayyad Muslim forces. This was due to the fateful victory of the Berber commander Ṭāriq ibn Ziyad, over Visigothic forces in the Battle of Guadalete. Spain’s monarch, King Rodrigo, was either killed in that battle or perhaps escaped to what is now Portugal. Either way, his tomb was found in Spain’s Iberian … More →

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Leo McKinstry: ‘Mass Immigration Is on the Verge of Destroying Europe’

Says the British journalist and author, “SEVERAL millennia were required to build European civilisation but its impending destruction has been the work of just a few years, carried out by a cadre of irresponsible, unpatriotic and deluded politicians led by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.” His words ought to be pondered. But a weakness can be seen in his thinking: As the social revolution accelerates traditional … More →

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Mike Church’s New Venture: Veritas Radio Network

Our friend Mike Church has a new venture in online radio syndication. After being unceremoniously booted from SiriusXM Radio, for bringing too much Catholicity onto that venue, Mike has launched out into the deep. His new venture? Veritas Radio Network, which describes itself in these words: Where Religion Collides With Politics, History and Culture. No one offers listeners a more compelling lineup of ORIGINAL radio … More →

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Act and Potency in the Christian Life

In the Tuesday night Philosophy group that has been meeting since this past summer, we are now more than halfway through the course on Cosmology. We recently covered the subject of act and potency — a couple of simple words that conceal an enormity of wisdom to help us contemplate truth and navigate around manifold errors old and new. If Heraclitus and Parmenides had understood … More →

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The Saint Augustine Institute of Wisdom: Look and Learn!

The Saint Augustine Institute of Wisdom (SAI) has a new web site! Take a look and sign up! SAI is the educational division of Saint Benedict Center. The Institute provides well-rounded and conveniently simple courses of instruction in Catholic thought. The course will have the aspect of continued adult education: Catholic men and women, in any ordinary occupation in life, increasing their knowledge of the … More →

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Phil Lawler Accuses Synod Fathers of ‘Deliberate Ambiguity’

Is the importance of getting a “consensus” greater than transmitting Catholic faith and morals in their integrity? For some of those involved in the recent Synod of Bishops, the answer seems to be Yes. For them, the Synodal process is a political “art of the possible,” and not a meeting of shepherds, spiritual fathers, and physicians of souls, who work for the salvation of those under … More →

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Mike Church’s New Venture: The Remnant Radio Revolution and ‘Crusade’

Mandeville, LA (Mike Church) – Brothers, I will tell you discreetly, SOME of what transpired at SiriusXM and what I will be doing as a result.  The boys at have successfully maneuvered to take over the Patriot Channel morning drive show.  I was denied being moved to another time or channel, COMPLETELY denied (after 13 years!). I was instead offered a “weekend show” which I declined.  No hard feelings.  I pray for the success … More →

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The Synod is Over

The 2015 Synod of Bishops has concluded. Now begins the process of studying, understanding, implementing, or resisting the various provisions of its final document. Much of this will be in the form of “spin.” Modernists will cheer. “Conservatives” will defend the ever-changing status quo. Traditionalists will rant. And, true to their various positions, each will have cause to do so. In our cursory read of the … More →

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Why Is Total Consecration the Remedy to Our Ills?

The following is an excerpt from my recent conference talk. I am probably not alone — I hope I am not — in considering much of devotional literature a bit tiresome when it presents one or another special devotion as if it were the end-all and be-all of the Christian life, as if those who do not practice it are somehow cursed, or as if it … More →

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Scandal! Heresy! And Grace!

When considering the multiple scandals and heresies besetting the Church in our time, three Biblical verses come immediately to mind: “And whosoever shall scandalize one of these little ones that believe in me; it were better for him that a millstone were hanged around his neck, and he were cast into the sea” (Mark 9:41). “Woe to the world because of scandals. For it must … More →

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Synod Wrapup

While we were busy with our conference, the Synod continued, and continues still. What is capturing a lot of attention now is the Holy Father’s speech on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s institution of the Synod of Bishops. In it, Pope Francis speaks of a more “synodal” Church that will be, according to Edward Pentin’s summary, “a more collegial, decentralized and ‘listening’ … More →

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Our Conference Has Ended. It Went Well. Thank you.

Many thank yous are in order for the good outcome of our recent conference. First, we must thank those who attended, without whom it would not have happened. Second, we must thank our speakers, all of whom thoughtfully addressed the conference theme. Third, there were several staff and volunteers of Saint Benedict Center who put in many hours of hard work to make everything go … More →

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Cardinal Sarah Urges Synod to Reject Liberal Agenda

Condemning liberal Western ideologues in the same breath as his denunciations of ISIS and Boko Haram, Cardinal Robert Sarah, from a truly poor African Church in Guinea, stands as a very Catholic bastion against the doctrinal evolutionism and moral turpitude of the innovators. God bless him, and may Our Lady continue to give him strength. ROME, June 11, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – “What Nazi-Fascism and Communism were in … More →

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