It's frustrating that so much of the news in recent years has been spent on vilifying Russia when there is a genuine evil empire out there to be on guard against. https://youtu.be/jvS0T5LkzfY One shudders to imagine what becomes of such brave souls in Godless communist states.
Today is the Feast of Our Lady of the Great Return, a little known feast dating back to the seventh century. I certainly never heard of it and am grateful to the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property for making me aware of it. This rebirth of the Faith that followed … Continue reading Our Lady Of The Grand Return
James Matthew Wilson over at FIRST THINGS alerts us to the creation of The Colosseum Institute: For the Arts of Poetry and the Renewal of Catholic Letters in Our Time. He makes a strong case for the desperate need of such an institute. It is a case many of us are familiar with, but it is … Continue reading The Return of the Catholic Writer
When the idea for my novel, One Last Flight, first came to me, I thought it could make for a fun short story. Thirteen months and sixty thousand plus words later, I had a novel on my hands. More than that, I had created a world I wanted to return to again and again. I … Continue reading Sequels and Second Thoughts
Ladies and gentlemen, Our President: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuVfD6Dr85I
The March For Life begins tomorrow and since I can't be there, I thought the least I could do is post in solidarity with the marchers. This year will be particularly historic for it will be the first time A US President Addresses the Crowds in Person! Below, Live … Continue reading The True Story Behind Roe v. Wade
The Senate Impeachment Trial begins today and I find myself of two minds on the question of witnesses. (Yes, I know it's going to be a week before the issue comes up properly.) Part of me wants the whole thing over as quick as possible. Acquit the President and let's get DC on to … Continue reading Impeachment
Another Show not to give a rodent's rump about. https://youtu.be/iYtyQAXkUkc
As last evening tilted towards nighttime in my part of the world, my social media feeds began filling with the news that Christopher Tolkien had died. The last living Inkling, Christopher John Reuel Tolkien (21 Nov 1924 to 15 Jan 2020), may well have been merely an interesting historical note, a minor scholar or writer always overshadowed by … Continue reading Christopher Tolkien R.I.P.