Category: Restoration Reader

That Great Leap towards the World

Easter Wednesday Rorate has re-published a cracker jack Il Foglio piece by Alessandro Gnocci that describes what the novus ordo sect lost as represented by traditional vestments like the maniple and amice. “Funeral Etiquette:...

We Have Easter

Easter Tuesday Stephen Turley surveys the cosmic difference between Earth Day and Easter in this piece for The Imaginative Conservative. Dads do Derby.  The need for speed is addressed in this Gizmodo piece, “The...

All That He has He Shares with Us

St. Anselm Marcellino D’Ambrosio contemplates Christ’s resurrection and how it changes the way we see death in “God’s Antidote to Sin and Death,” published in Integrated Catholic Life. Sometimes we fall so short when...

Inspiration

Good Friday Roman Catholic World features a lovely video with an instrumental recording of “Pie Jesu”, plus several other pictures depicting Holy Week in Spain. Nobility presents an excerpt from a letter which describes...

For a Number of Coins

Spy Wednesday From H. E. Bishop Donald Sanborn’s Lenten series of sermons, here is “The Last Supper.”  The recording is 50 minutes long. Tradition in Action offers three reflections for Holy Week with words...

His Appointed Time Fulfilled

Tuesday of Holy Week Just a few more days of Lent.  Here’s an opportunity to conquer “Workplace Conflicts”.  This is Part 3 from Catholic Gentlemen’s Catholic in the Cubicle series. Corpus Christi, Maiden Lane,...

It’s the Talk of the Town

Monday of Holy Week Mom and Pop stores play an important role in holding a community together.  In this Smithsonian piece, Natasha Gelling recounts the story of how long-established family businesses are succumbing to...

All Francis Friday

Feast of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Hearing Francis praise marriage as an “icon of God’s love for us”, Marielena Montesino de Stuart expertly presents the evidence of Francis’ hypocrisy. Being...

Now You’re Talking

Saints for Today Just in case you wondered why mothers can’t resist engaging their infants in baby talk, this little piece on First Things, with the intimidating title of “Socially Constructed Self” will provide...