Much of the talk today about “faith and reason” is sloppy and inadequate. It discounts the effects of the Fall and improperly separates the natural law from the order of grace, where it fits within a hierarchy of divine helps … Continue reading
This is somewhat last minute, but we ask friends and benefactors of Saint Benedict Center to join our Brothers and Sisters in a Novena to the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul to begin today, Saturday, June 22, and terminate on … Continue reading
“Then shall the trees of the wood give praise before the Lord: because he is come to judge the earth.” — I Par. 16:33 Trees of different species, acrobatic bugs, and hunter-gatherer fungi all form a sort of underground “brain,” … Continue reading
This is the text of a talk that I gave at the May 18 conference, “Raising Chivalrous Young Men in an Increasingly Decadent Society,” in Woodbridge, New Jersey. I parted a little from the text, making several asides and also … Continue reading
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The YouTube videos below constitute a three-part series of lectures by Dr. Andrew Jones. The lectures treat of Pope Innocent III and the ecumenical council he summoned, Lateran IV, which set about the difficult tasks of teaching orthodoxy, bringing about … Continue reading
Saint Benedict Center Richmond, New Hampshire Palm Sunday, A.D. 2019 Updated Tuesday of Holy Week, A.D. 2019 INTRODUCTION The following exposition of the doctrinal beliefs of the Saint Benedict Center has as its core those propositions extracted from a letter … Continue reading
The philosophical definition of truth is “the conformity of the mind to reality.”1 Truth is, therefore, a conformity. And as the etymology of that word suggests, it is the mind being “shaped,” — or bent into the shape of — … Continue reading