Monthly Archive: February 2014

All Francis Friday

St. Romanus “Cardinal” Burke, beloved of conservative Catholics, is recruited to come to the defense of Francis in this lengthy article for L’OSSERVATORE ROMANO, which explains the message of this pontificate:  “The Holy Father,...

Like Looking Up at the Stars

St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows “Do not be played for chumps,”Anthony Esolen advises the school starters in this Crisis essay, “Quality Education is Not Rocket Science.”  Get pre-1950 textbooks, read the 1000...

The Tears I Laid Before His Shrine

St. Alexander The Catholic Gentleman continues its Lent preparation series with a post on prayer, which explains how to pray in five manageable steps. Fasting in a way that is pleasing to God is...

We are an Unsteady People

St. Mathias The conflict between our feelings and reason is examined in a new book on Thomistic ethics, Living the Good Life, written by Steven J. Jensen.  It is reviewed here by Christopher O....

All Francis Friday

We’re on vacation today but will resume publication on Monday.  In the meantime, we invite you to listen to last night’s edition of Francis Watch, with guests His Excellency Bishop Daniel Dolan and Fr....

May the Holy Cross Be My Light

St. Eucherius The Catholic Gentleman reminds us of the spiritual riches associated with the St. Benedict Medal, explaining its history and the meaning of the various Latin inscriptions and initials, in this post. Yes,...