Category: History

The Truth About Padre Pio

“Did You Know That Padre Pio’s Stigmata Was Self-Inflicted? My ‘Pastor’ Friend Says It Was.” I have a friend who left the Church many years ago and is now a pastor of a small Pentecostal community in my home town. … Continue reading

Cannot Say We Were Not Warned

America has been blessed with many saints, hundreds of heroic missionaries, and hundreds of martyrs, only eight of whom (the North American Martyrs) have been canonized. This article will highlight a few prophetic voices that warned of the catastrophic assaults … Continue reading

Sir Geoffrey and the Lion

The following story is found in Saint John Eudes’ book on The Sacred Heart: One of the fathers of the Society of Jesus, in his history of the Crusades for the deliverance of the Holy Land, reports the following incident. … Continue reading

The Summer of Our Discontent

Doubtless it is because summer means vacation time for most Americans and Europeans that there is always a feeling not much happens – there is no big news – during June, July and August. The feeling is probably due to … Continue reading

Changing Church Teaching

However readers of the present lines first read or heard the news on August 2, the report included the words. “Pope Changes Church Teaching”. The full headline in the Washington Post was, “Pope Francis changes Catholic Church teaching to say … Continue reading