Category: Restoration Reader

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Traditions of the Season

The Catholic Faith is amazingly rich and full, a virtual bottomless treasure chest of spiritual wealth. For converts and “cradle” Catholics alike, there is always something new to learn and explore, something to deepen...

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Where All Men Are at Home

On Thursday the 22nd will be celebrated the feast of the United States’ one and only canonized saint.  St. Frances Xavier Cabrini from Catholic Harbor of Faith and Morals gives a biographical sketch of...

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Without Me…

“In order to understand how fundamental it is for the development of the Christian life to strive to acquire and maintain peace of heart, the first thing of which we must be convinced is...

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Ero Cras

Imagine yourself transported from the Old World where Christmas was always richly celebrated with centuries-old Catholic traditions and for the full Yuletide to the glitzy United States of the 50s. Where did Advent Go?...

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Deo Gratias!

Today is the national holiday of Thanksgiving in the U.S., a day filled with an epic turkey feast and rife with opportunities to voice your gratefulness for God’s goodness. But where does this tradition...

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San Juan de la Cruz

The flames of Republican bonfires in Toledo were deprived of touching the precious documents that were saved by an Englishman to whom the Carmelite monks entrusted their care. Joseph Pearce’s piece, The Man Who...

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Life Denied, Unmerited Gifts, and Silence

Offered first for your perusal is a short documentary about the effects of the legalization of so-called physician assisted suicide entitled Compassion and Choice DENIED. Written and directed by Jennifer Lahl and posted on...

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Whence the Queen?

Do you know who inspired the most powerful piece in the most famous game ever? Spain’s Catholic Chess Queen by Meghan Ferrara on Regina will tell you who she is and the fascinating history...