Category: Restoration Reader

Hunger

Living in a world absorbed in secular pleasures and diversions, oftentimes separated from the Sacraments and other devoted souls by hours’ or days’ worth of travel, modern-day Catholics can easily feel deeply hungry. This...

Thanks Be to God!

Never a better time to consider The Spiritual Eclipse than when having just experienced a major physical one. The Thinking Housewife presents a very thoughtful excerpt from St. John of the Cross’s The Ascent...

A Phoenix

The resurgence of locally-sourced food and local farmers’ markets betrays a world that aches to reconnect with the land and a more wholesome way of life. Sadly, our oppressively disordered modern culture fails to...

Singed Marks

The Museum of the Poor Souls in Purgatory by Margaret C. Galitzin from Tradition in Action tells of a not-so-famous attraction in a Rome.  The reality of the invisible world is something of which...

What We Need

August 30th is the feast day of St. Rose of Lima, the first saint born of the Americas. Ad Imaginem Dei shares some beautiful art depicting the Patroness of Peru and of all America...

Monkey Business and Great News

Many call upon St. Benedict and wear his medal as protection against the devil, and rightly so, but did you know that another monastic father claims a similar power?  On Friday 4th was celebrated...

Disconcertingly Inspiring

Jeannie Ewing writes a beautifully simple perspective on existence for Integrated Catholic Life, Flourishing and Dying.  “Each day, we are called to die in some way. It’s our yes to God’s beckoning when Jesus...

Risk

Little strikes fear into the heart of a mother more than watching her young child perch precariously at the edge of a railing or dangling from the highest branch of a tall tree… and...

The Bee’s Knees

Nothing proclaims the existence of God quite like taking a peep into the gobsmackingly structured order and workings of a bee hive; the experience possesses an eloquence in and of itself.  True, the produce...

A Child’s Conscience

Today is the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul, patron of charitable societies. St. Vincent is a tremendous example of true Charity and fraternal love. Even the great St. Francis de Sales said...