Tagged: Catholicism

Traditions of the Season

The Catholic Faith is amazingly rich and full, a virtual bottomless treasure chest of spiritual wealth. For converts and “cradle” Catholics alike, there is always something new to learn and explore, something to deepen...

Ero Cras

Imagine yourself transported from the Old World where Christmas was always richly celebrated with centuries-old Catholic traditions and for the full Yuletide to the glitzy United States of the 50s. Where did Advent Go?...

Deo Gratias!

Today is the national holiday of Thanksgiving in the U.S., a day filled with an epic turkey feast and rife with opportunities to voice your gratefulness for God’s goodness. But where does this tradition...

San Juan de la Cruz

The flames of Republican bonfires in Toledo were deprived of touching the precious documents that were saved by an Englishman to whom the Carmelite monks entrusted their care. Joseph Pearce’s piece, The Man Who...

Life Denied, Unmerited Gifts, and Silence

Offered first for your perusal is a short documentary about the effects of the legalization of so-called physician assisted suicide entitled Compassion and Choice DENIED. Written and directed by Jennifer Lahl and posted on...

Perspective

Mr Jason Craig at Those Catholic Men has an excellent piece on the indispensable role each generation plays for the next. Dear Men, Without You Boys CANNOT Be Virtuous – Here’s What to Do...

Eutrapelia

It’s the “twinkle in Pa’s eyes,” as Laura Ingalls would say; it’s the laughing at our own fool selves; it’s that spirit for which Saint Philip Neri is so well-known; it’s what Aristotle called...

The Titanic, Fatima, and Feminism

We start today with the truly heroic story of Father Thomas Byles in The untold story of the Titanic’s Catholic priest who went down hearing confessions on Nobility. Father Byles passed up two separate...