I’ve been writing some things lately on the cardinal virtue of prudence (The ‘Mother’ of Virtues as a Remedy to Pervasive Surrealism, and Knowing the Real and Doing the Good, with more to come in a couple of weeks). We … Continue reading
Regular readers of this site will have noted that friendship is a theme that has been considered in these pages from different angles. Aside from Dr. Robert Hickson’s Evil Friendships in History and Brian Kelly’s brief, The Devil Has No … Continue reading
This past Spring, I was in Louisiana for The CRUSADER Knight Congress. , which had as its theme, “Upon These Rocks: Building Christian Communities from the Rubble of Modernity.” The two following embedded files are hosted on Gloria.TV, a Catholic YouTube … Continue reading
CNA, Joe Bukuras: Six days a week on busy Washington Street in Norwood, Massachusetts, Catholic barber Elias Elsayah can be found clipping hair and changing lives. Now a barber for eight years, Elsayah converts the hearts of many with his … Continue reading
Here is an excellent sermon by a traditional priest on the origins and custom of Rogation Days: The Rogation Days are treated on this site in the article “Sanctifying the Earth, and Our Parishes,” by Charles A. Coulombe. There is … Continue reading
A Pillar Examiner: Friday, March 19 is the Solemnity of St. Joseph. It’s also a Friday in Lent — which usually means no meat. At The Pillar, we have heard from a lot of Catholics in the past week, all with … Continue reading
This Spring, I will be returning to my home state of Louisiana for a brief visit for this exciting event: The CRUSADER Knight Congress. The theme for this conference is apt and timely: “Upon These Rocks: Building Christian Communities from … Continue reading
Angelus, Steve Lowery: When Dallas McGowan, a fifth-grader at St. Elizabeth of Hungary School in Altadena, found out his best friend and classmate Mario Ramirez had been shot, he was, according to his mother Denise, “shocked.” Story is here.
God knows who are His!
National Catholic Register, Alexandra Greeley: Way down the road in southern Virginia sits a very appealing and productive farm run by the Miller family, thanks to Ben Miller. For anyone hungry enough for fresh farm foods — especially living in … Continue reading
CNA, Mary Farrow: What should you be doing right now? If the answer is “not reading this article,” you might want to keep going. If you’re reading this article because you’re distracting yourself from something that needs to be done, … Continue reading
Sometimes even indefatigable people get sick and need help. The hard-working Gregory Lloyd, the man who has been the creative force behind the Pilgrimage for Restoration since its inception, has hit that point. Greg, whose adjunct work in academe only … Continue reading
“Legitimism” is a very curious word that pops up from time in history. It has to deal with the questions fought — politically or militarily — in many countries over the past few centuries. Considering that it deals with the … Continue reading
1Peter5, Augustine Himmel: Her hair was red, but not nearly as red as the area rug that sat atop the aqua-green carpet in her living room. She was short and plump, yet not as round as the peanut M&Ms we … Continue reading
Dominic Pavan This photo speaks volumes: A priest, knocked to the ground as he was distributing Communion, who uses the strength he has left to gather the hosts and particles of the Eucharist that had fallen to the floor. The … Continue reading