Monthly Archive: August 2014

Sowing Seeds

Beheading of St. John the Baptist “The blood of martyrs is the seed of the Church,” said Tertullian–a great quote to remember on this feast of the beheading of St. John the Baptist.  Here,...

Put Ye on the Lord Jesus Christ

St. Augustine Crown St. Augustine’s feast day with the sparkling selection of quotes that is featured in this post on Traditional Catholic Priest. In The Three Marks of Manhood, G. C. Dilsaver says that...

The McFathers Make a McTrip

St. Joseph Calasanctius Eldest Daughter of the Church:  Fr. McGuire delivers a charming travelogue of his and Fr. McKenna’s trip to France, where they were given a personal tour of Paris by True Restoration’s...

Placing Dracula in Charge of the Blood Bank

St. Zephyrinus, Pope and Martyr The tragic and evil Bugnini backstory is told in this intriguing piece from Tradition in Action.  What?  Cardinal Bea was Pius XII’s confessor?  Such treachery! What’s your favorite handgun? ...

A Holy, Humble, Catholic King

St. Louis IX St. Louis IX believed in and fought for Christendom.   Traditional Catholic Priest points out the errors of the separation of Church and State in “St. King Louis IX and Traditional Catholic...

Her Heart, Therefore, is the Scepter

Immaculate Heart of Mary What is meant by the triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary?  Professor Plinio de Correa Oliveira lays it out clearly in this excellent TIA essay for today’s feast. “Spiritual...

To Embrace the More Excellent Way

St. Jane Frances Chantal No trips to the casino for her!  On this feast of St. Jane Frances Chantal, it is especially encouraging to read the Huffington Post story of 99-year-old Lillian Weber, who...

Attune to the Ever Present Good

St. Bernard “The Quietness of Good” by Sam Guzman of Catholic Gentleman fame, was published in May, but with everyone’s news feeds gushing with the latest atrocities, it seems a good time to bring...