Tagged: Spiritual Life

Proper Training Leads to Admiration

The responsibility of Catholic parents cannot be overstated. All too often, we allow things to become unnecessarily obscured by the minutiae of daily life; things which, when isolated, are actually quite simple and clear....

Hopelessness, Suffering, Prayer

The accelerating and unrelenting parade of gadgets and technology with which the world is obsessed are most assuredly the biggest distraction mankind has ever seen. As the excerpt presented in Science and Hopelessness on...

Dust and Ashes

Ash Wednesday is upon us, bringing with it the Lenten season. Catholic Harbor of Faith and Morals shares an excellent dissertation, Ash Wednesday, by Rev. James Luke Meagher, expounding upon the traditional significance and...

False Martyrs

The horrible murder of Father Jacques Hamel at the hands of two Mohammedans last summer sent a shock through Europe and the Catholic world at large. Martyrdom or Chastisement? at Sodalitium Pianum explains why...

Ponder the Sorrows

“Toleration,” according to the Catholic Encyclopedia “in general signifies patient forbearance in the presence of an evil which one is unable or unwilling to prevent.”  Sean Fitzpatrick’s article from Catholic Exchange, St. John Bosco and the Danger...

Death Shall be No More

John Horvat II makes some sobering observations in his article, The Earthquake That Destroyed More Than the Basilica of St. Benedict from Return to Order.  “Over the last fifty years, the Benedictine order has...

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?...

Society and Angels

Bishop Williamson of the Society of St. Pius X recently penned two blog posts condemning the sedevacantist position. True to form, Bishop Sanborn was not about to let these attacks on right reason go...

Purely Human Respect

Avoiding The Danger of Human Respect by Alan Scott on Grow in Virtue is both relevant and inspiring. The evil of seeking human respect is difficult to overemphasize. “It’s better to walk in the...