Category: Restoration Reader

The Good Accords with Reality

Reality.  Many people today don’t want any part of it.  That’s why we have a “gender identity” crisis, among other problems.  Anthony Esolen’s piece for The Catholic Thing discusses reality and the good in the...

Amidst a Vast Sea of Farm Land

“Home.”  Kevin Ford of The New Catholic Land Movement reminisces about growing up in St. Leo, KS, as he prepares to relocate and shift to livestock farming. If Pope Pius X were alive today,...

Latin and Logic: Good Thinking

St. John Cantius Maybe we should “all speak Latin all the time.”  This Washington Post article pitches “active Latin” as the answer to higher level reading and thinking skills. Inoculate your children against Modernism....

Adoption on My Mind

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Here is a tragic story with a happy ending,  via LifeNews.  A teenaged unwed mom makes the same mistake twice, yet manages to make the best decision for her children....

We’ve Never Been Lonelier

St. Hedwig Did you know that 150 is a magic number?  According to this NPR piece from Goats and Soda blog, it is.  The author, Diane Cole, talks to Susan Pinker, the author of...

A Structure to Suffering

St. Theresa of Avila This short post from Just Thomism lists five elements of suffering that you may not have considered before.  Number 4 is particularly interesting and definitely worth working on–great motivation for...

Brick by Brick

Pope Callixtus The aftershocks of yesterday’s midterm report on Synod14 continue to rock the blogosphere, but one of the most interesting things I have read today was actually published on Saturday–two days before the...

The Chastisement is Here

St. King Edward In case you missed today’s news storm from the Synod on the Family, this post from St. Louis Catholic provides a good overview.  A more in-depth analysis with lots of related...