Category: History

Hail to the Chiefs?

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

The Sword Revealeth the Heart

And thy own soul a sword shall pierce, that, out of many hearts, thoughts may be revealed (Luke 2:35). The four Gospels are not without passages that need explanation. That is why we have an ecclesia docens (a Church teaching). … Continue reading

The Meteoric Rise of Vox

The rise of European right-wing movements branded as “extremist” by secular liberal globalists for their espousal of Christian-rooted history, customs and traditions has been marked at the other end of the political spectrum by a decline in voter support for … Continue reading

Why I Love St. Nicholas

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

Up From the Bottom (Part Two)

“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