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
For the first time since 2013, I shall be missing the annual conference at St. Benedict Center. Alas, my attendance is a victim of the Corona-induced restrictions on travel. So, I have decided to tick off the things I’ll miss … Continue reading
Aleteia, Jaime Septien: Kirstin Holum was an American speed skater in the Olympic Games of Nagano in 1998. Sister Catherine is a nun of the order of the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal, who lives and prays in the Convent of … Continue reading
CNA: A surgeon, retired army officer, missionary, and Catholic religious sister is among the featured speakers at this week’s Republican National Convention. The convention, which takes place over four days this week, will officially nominate President Donald Trump for reelection. … Continue reading
The Catholic World Report: A Benedictine abbot who helped to revive traditional monasticism and Gregorian chant in France was buried Wednesday in the 11th-century Abbey of Fontgombault, the monastery he led for more than 30 years. Dom Antoine Forgeot died … Continue reading