Part I Apart from its having actually come to power nearly everywhere in the world two centuries after first exploding in France in 1789, the ever-unfolding Revolution 1 has succeeded in other ways. Perhaps its greatest success is the extent … Continue reading
The event of the first Thanksgiving in this land is not that which was celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621, as the vast majority of Americans have been taught. The first Thanksgiving to the one true God was celebrated eighty … Continue reading
Most U.S. Catholics have probably heard of St. Edith Stein, though many may know nothing about her except that she was a convert and died in a Nazi concentration camp. Some number will be aware that after her conversion — … Continue reading
“St. James’ Epistle is really an epistle of straw, for it has nothing of the nature of the Gospel about it.” — Martin Luther That Martin Luther called the Epistle of St. James “an epistle of straw” is a well-known … Continue reading
Editor’s Introduction: The “Golden Stream’s” eloquent defense of sacred images is one result of his total view of the Incarnational nature of the True Faith. Here, we present another: his Mariology.
In an earlier issue of From the Housetops (No. 51), Brother Francis wrote an article on the four senses of Holy Scripture. The piece was intended to help readers study Scripture by employing a traditional method used throughout the ages … Continue reading
We American Catholics tend to regard the “Mother Country” of England as totally Protestant. Given our own colonial history, this is an understandable misconception. Before the dreadful occurrences of the 15th century, collectively known as the Protestant “Reformation”, all of … Continue reading
A Note of Introduction: In its first part, this article employs the use of some fundamental concepts of logic, the art and science of correct reasoning. As an aid to the reader, there is a miniscule glossary of philosophical terms … Continue reading
In November of 1955 a plane carrying 27 passengers crashed. All died except one young lady.
Zenit News Agency has just published a two-part interview on the salvation of non-believers. Professor Ilaria Morali, a lay woman who teaches dogmatic theology at the Gregorian, answered questions based on Pope Benedict XVI’s Wednesday audience of November 30 .
As with some beautiful plants, ideas and beliefs often flower most gloriously after seeming to die. It was like that with the Christian idea of the social reign of Christ the King.
In the year of Our Lord 1558, the last Catholic queen of England, Mary Tudor, died. Her successor, Elizabeth I, upon taking the throne, implemented the well-organized and devised scheme of re-establishing English Protestantism.
Editor’s Introduction: The following is excerpted with permission from Emmanuel d’Alzon: Apostle for our Time , by Father Wilfrid J. Dufault, A.A. Just as the great monastic reformers like Dom Guéranger and Dom Columba Marmion had a refined, sublimely theological … Continue reading
There are about a billion Moslems in the world today. Their number is growing, while the number of those of European ancestry — Westerners — is dwindling.
“And who,” comes the usual response, “is Anthony Mary Claret?” It happens nearly every time we introduce the name of this remarkable saint in the course of conversation. Which we do frequently, since St. Anthony Mary is very fittingly invoked … Continue reading