Category: Restoration Reader

If Angels Could Be Jealous of Men

Corpus Christi Today’s post on Traditional Catholic Priest laments the loss of faith since Vatican II, as documented in an embedded video of a Corpus Christi procession in Fribourg, Switzerland, in 1956. It would...

A Virtuous Cycle of Blessings

St. Ephraem What one person can do by not “paying it forward” when he is wronged–Randall Smith describes such a person as a circuit breaker in this essay for The Catholic Thing. Getting married...

Contraception, Our Tale of Woe

St. Teresa of Portugal “The Four Disastrous Effects of Artificial Contraception,”on A Catholic Life, clearly shows how the dire predictions made in Humanae Vitae have come true.  Additionally, it makes the point that contraception...

It’s in the Nature of Things

St. John Francis Regis What does it mean to be a patriarch?  Robert Royal claims the title and seeks to define it for the modern era in this essay for The Catholic Thing. Hilary...

The Root of All Virtuosity

St. John of Sahagun This famous French Catholic organist loved Bach so much, he pledged to play all his organ works from memory.  He did it in an amazing series of ten concerts in...

A Contending Kind of Love

St. Barnabus A message of mercy and love but so much more:  In this lengthy Tradition in Action piece, “The Sacred Heart of Jesus:  Symbol of Combativity & Restoration of Christendom,”  Atila S. Guimaraes...

Is There Still Valour?

St. Margaret of Scotland What is the main premise of Christianity that Modernism attacks?  James V. Schall, S. J., lays it bare in all its simplicity in this excellent essay, “Hope Beyond Thy Sight,”...

And Paul VI Wept

The Death of the Pentecost Octave or Welcome to Ordinary Time:   According to “Fr.” Zuhlsdorf, Paul VI was surprised to see green vestments on Pentecost Monday in 1970.   Kind of hard to believe, but...

O Lord, Give Us Faith

St. Norbert   In this Imaginative Conservative piece, an American socialite remembers the 50th anniversary of D-Day, marked while she was in Normandy for a lavish wedding reception among decadent nobility.  She wonders whether...