Category: Restoration Reader

Courage, Evil, and Contrition

In Courage on The Catholic Gentleman, an excerpt from the writings of Bishop Fulton Sheen shows that not much has changed in society at large over the last generation or two: the young are...

Who Are the Fanatics?

Crisis Magazine’s Fanatical Ideas and Reasonable Convictions by Dr. Mitchell Kalpakgian will leave you with the conviction that we live in a world rife with fanatics. “In this narrow pursuit of one ruling idea,...

Silence and Wisdom

In today’s constantly connected, overly informed world of smartphones, touchscreens, and WIFI, silence can be extraordinarily elusive. What’s more, many find it uncomfortable or even anxiety provoking. But without silence there can be neither...

A Perfect Model of Friendship

Erasmus on More from Supremacy and Survival provides a personal description of St. Thomas More, both of his character and appearance, from one who knew him well. “In a word, if you want a...

Spiritual Courage

Regis Martin’s A Model of Spiritual Courage for Our Time from Crisis Magazine briefly tells the story of Ven. Philip Howard, yet another victim to be laid at the name of Elizabeth I, yet...

The Last Acceptable Phobia

The continuous contradictions caused by the no-right-or-wrong dogma of modernism continue to spread confusion and chaos through the world, as now it seems even one’s gender is a question for situational ethics. Transgenderism and...

Byrdian Pathos

Letting Go of the Past by Señorita Rita gives the message to see and accept the Will of God in all things. It is said often enough, but true resignation is something which takes...

Courting and Military Victories

Finer Femininity presents Pitfalls in Company-Keeping with guidelines on courtship from Father Lovasik. This article offers a thorough reminder for those who are courting or have loved ones in this stage of life. Father...

The Beginning of Wisdom

“Knowing yourself,” said Aristotle, “Is the beginning of wisdom.” Would it therefore be correct to say conversely that lack of wisdom is the beginning of lack of self-knowledge? The wisdom of the Catholic Faith...

He Must Increase, but I Must Decrease

From Catholic Harbor of Faith and Morals we have Why the World Continually Persecutes the Church, an article presenting three motives for the inevitable enmity that exists between the Catholic Church and the world....