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
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
Aleteia, Ashley Jonkman: Los Angeles Chargers football player Philip Rivers astonished reporters and the world of sports last week when he said he and his wife hoped they had more children. The thing that shocks many people about this statement? … Continue reading
Belle of the Ball to Daughter of the Church Her term as First Lady was only eight months. Julia Gardiner married President John Tyler, thirty years older than she, in June 1844, while he was president His term ended 4 … Continue reading
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
California Catholic Daily: Among the various initiatives of the recently rejuvenated Benedict XVI Institute for Sacred Music and Divine Worship, which is under the patronage of His Excellency Archbishop Cordileone and the Archdiocese of San Francisco, the Latin Mass is to return … Continue reading