TFP, Plinio Maria Solimeo: The CNA quoted [Officer Mark] Byington. “Jesus is the shepherd, but we’re not the sheep. We’re the sheepdogs. What we’re called to is service to protect His sheep.” Article is here.
No, not from the original TV show way back when. But from 1994 movie “The Little Rascals”. Alfalfa was played by Bug Hall and Porky by Zak Mabry. The latter is a very serious Catholic; see his website link in … Continue reading
Catholic Herald, Matthew R. Bahar: It was 1715 and a tribal people were preparing to assist in restoring Britain’s exiled Royal House of Stuart, sharpening tomahawks, covering themselves in war paint and raising sails on ships built to the highest … Continue reading
This is a woman who should be known throughout the Church, especially in America. She is our own Saint Maria Goretti. Return to Order, Norman Fulkerson: Monday, November 19, 2018, might have seemed like a normal day for Jamie Schmidt. … Continue reading
February is certainly presidents’ month, given that Washington, Lincoln, and Reagan — arguably three of our most impressive — were all born at this time. Given the current and ongoing attacks against the current holder of the office — and … Continue reading
My condolences to Greg over the Rams’ loss last night to the Patriots. Not a great game at all, although the Pats defense was superb. Zuerline had the only score for the Rams a booming 53 yard field goal. National Catholic … Continue reading
CNA,, Courtney Grogan: Miraculous events have shaped Friar Juan Maria Crisostomo’s life to bring him to the radical poverty and simplicity of his vocation as a Little Friar of Jesus and Mary. Story is here.
Return to Order, Ben Broussard: “I had given [a report] to Your Highnesses about the lands of India and about a prince who is called ‘Grand Khan,’. . .how he had sent to Rome to ask for men learned in … Continue reading
CNA: Emma Morosini has been called the “pilgrim grandmother.” Earlier this year, at the age of 94, she earned that nickname by concluding a 570-mile walking pilgrimage in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Her 40-day pilgrimage took Morosini from … Continue reading
Advent and the onset of Christmas always brings on memories of times past and the omnipresent figure of Santa Claus. Now, do not misunderstand me — I am all too aware (and have written about) the de-Christianisation of Christmas and … Continue reading
“Those who have not lived before the Revolution do not know the sweetness of life.” So said, with great irony, Charles Maurice de Tallyrand, the renegade bishop who did as much as any individual to empower the French Revolution of … Continue reading
I was astonished reading this. I had read about the “Angels of the Battlefield” who died caring for all the wounded in the Civil War, but far more sisters died here as a result of the North’s destruction of the … Continue reading
Crux, Denis Grasska: An effort is underway to consecrate California to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Report is here.
Below is a YouTube video of a talk I gave at the September 14-16, 2018 conference entitled, “Fatima for the Next Generation.” The conference was in the Buffalo, New York area. My talk was on the basics of the spiritual life for young … Continue reading
The Catholic World Report, Jerry Salyer: In Quarto Abeunte Saeculo, Pope Leo XIII shows us why the voyage of Christopher Columbus stands in a class by itself. There is simply no way of comparing the Genoan’s landfall in the Americas with … Continue reading