Category: Restoration Reader

Beloved by God

St. Francis Borgia In “Seeing Through the Eyes of Love,” on Carrots for Michaelmas, a mama reveals her feelings at seeing her 3-year-old dance on parents’ day at the ballet studio and compares it...

Some Kind of Magical Pill

St. Bridget of Sweden Amazing to read in this NPR piece how the developers of the birth control pill had to sneak around and lie to do their research.  And wouldn’t you know, a...

Bringing on the Apocowlypse?

St. Bruno Michael Pollan points out all the problems with our industrialized food system in this interview, “The End of the World as We Know It”, with special emphasis on its dependence on petroleum-based...

Pesky Catholic Doctrines

St. Therese of Lisieux Crisis Magazine’s “Protecting God’s Word from Bible Christians,” by Richard Becker, provides an easy-to-digest overview of why the Catholic Church’s use of the deuterocanonical books is correct, and why Luther’s...

The Power and Importance of Tradition

Holy Guardian Angels Powerful.  Boniface at Unam Sanctam Catholicam relates two tales that clearly impart the importance of tradition, even when the reasons behind it are lost. Here’s the perfect Restorationist project–something you can...

For You Have an Immortal Soul

St. Remigius More and more the emphasis in modern life is on efficiency.  But is that Catholic?  In “Make Your Work an Act of Worship,” Fr. M. Raymond, OSCO, draws on traditional Church teaching,...

A Profundity and a Sorrow

St. Jerome Saints are tough, not soft and sweet playbabies.  Professor Plinio Correa de Oliveira makes this point using two pictures of St. Therese and one of the Holy Shroud of Turin, in this...

In Great Need of Angelic Assistance

Dedication of St. Michael Have we forgotten the presence of the angels?  “Dom” Mark Kirby, OSB, shares his Italian ancestors’ stories in relation to the angels and especially St. Michael in today’s post on...