On How to Develop a Catholic Sense Without a Catholic Culture To restore to his people a true memory Alexander Solzhenitsyn has accepted almost unspeakable sacrifice and loss, and especially the cross of patience. Solzhenitsyn has attempted to draw his … Continue reading
Dr. Peter Kwasniewski has written an intriguing article on “artful music” and its place in Catholic culture. If you are looking for instant auricular gratification, then classical music is not for you. Composer Kwasniewski stresses that appreciation of artful music can … Continue reading
I have not and will not watch the blasphemous foolishness that the malignant unbelievers at NBC produced in mockery our Holy Savior. Unless all the descriptions of it are sheer fabrications, it was pure evil. Even the LA Times said … Continue reading
I am returning here to a theme I’ve sounded the last couple of times I’ve written for the SBC website, but let me state the premise that underlies what I’ll be saying. It is that the Culture War, first named … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago, a wonderful coincidence struck me as I reviewed two articles for our site hours apart on the same day: Robert Hickson’s Complacent Sentries and the Sloth of Roaming Unrest and Gary Potter’s Glittering Images. The … Continue reading
My tongue is not entirely in cheek when I say I have never been able to make up my mind about best-selling art critic and social commentator Camille Paglia. Is she really the bisexual leftwing atheist she professes herself to … Continue reading
In Sullied by Tarantino, “The Eye-Witness” roasts one of the day’s cinematographic sacred cows. Excerpt: No person alive today with a vestige of culture or Christianity, or simple common sense for that matter, would waste a moment’s thought on dung-flinger … Continue reading
One wonders how reliable these polls are, even if conducted by Gallup. But, if it’s true that “seven of the world’s 10 countries with the most upbeat attitudes are in Latin America,” it’s not unreasonable to ask if the historical … Continue reading
There are still persons who will open a book and read instead of watching whatever’s on television or fiddling with an iPhone when they have leisure and whether or not the time is planned. (When they are truly devoted readers, … Continue reading
I may be preaching to the choir here at catholicism.org when I state that the “dark ages” is a myth fabricated by the Protestant “reformers,” then picked up by the rationalists of the “Enlightenment,” which has grown darker and darker … Continue reading
Very good interview with Eduardo Verastegui by Leticia Velasquez, of Catholic Media Review. Read it here on Catholic Online website.
Chivalry! Knighthood! These are words that stir up an enormous number of images in the mind: St. George and the Dragon; the Quest for the Holy Grail; King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table; Charlemagne and his Twelve … Continue reading
CNA: “Until two years ago, I was a really committed atheist and I really hated the Catholic Church,” said poet Sally Read, as she explained how all that dramatically changed during nine months in 2010. Read a brief account here.
There is a “soft” persecution of the Church in America. We see it in the press, in entertainment, and in political life as exemplified by B.H. Obama’s recent HHS mandate. What has been soft for years seems to be in … Continue reading