Monthly Archive: March 2014

Waxing Apocalyptic

St. Benjamin Watch and Pray.  Steve Skojec expresses his deepest fears about the Church in a quite lengthy piece that is ominously titled “Something Wicked”.   A must-read. This Chant Royal, a ceremonial devotional...

All Francis Friday

St. John Capistran The Francis-Obama summit: where the popular one meets the unpopular one so they can exchange gifts and “dialogue” about poverty and world peace.   National Catholic Reporter sums up the meeting...

Tossing a Lace Doily at a Tank

St. John of Damascus “Wearisome are the displays of what passes for happiness in a dead world,” laments Anthony Esolen in this essay for The Catholic Thing, “A Time to Tear Down, A Time...

Picture This

St. Ludger Sumptuous color photos of pre-Bolshevik Revolution Russia depict glorious landscapes and an incredible diversity of people in this splashy Smithsonian piece by Natasha Geiling. An intriguing story of ancient grains, community, entrepreneurship,...

Behold the Handmaid of the Lord

The Annunciation The importance of March 25 in salvation history is woven into this piece on the Dominicana blog, that notes J.R.R. Tokien’s use of this date for the destruction of the ring and...