...the Church offers an elegant, sustained diagnosis for a profound human crisis, but her remedies mostly rely on philosophical and theological foundations that the same crisis has rendered unintelligible. Insofar as people find social teaching unintelligible (or, at best, arbitrary) they simply stop paying attention. Those less inclined to dismiss the Church’s teaching can make … Continue reading On Catholic Social Teaching
https://youtu.be/c-vKKsF1_Xk Read Abp. Vigano's whole letter at LIFESITE NEWS.
Saint John Henry Cardinal Newman explains today's Marian Feast better than anyone. MEMORANDOM ON THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION I IT is so difficult for me to enter into the feelings of a person who understands the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception, and yet objects to it, that I am diffident about attempting to speak on the subject. I was … Continue reading Newman On The Immaculate Conception
Like a great many Catholics, I've been dedicating my rosaries this week to the USCCB as they meet together in Baltimore. Besides electing a new bishop for my home diocese in South Carolina, they face the daunting task of defending the Faith and the Eucharist in particular from pro-abortion Catholic politicians who make a mockery … Continue reading Pray for our Bishops
This fulfillment of the Law is crucial because it teaches us something fundamental about God, His redemptive plan for us, and the nature of the universe. In the case of both the Hebrew seasonal fasts and the Christian Ember days, we are invited to consider the wonder of the natural seasons and their relation to … Continue reading Re-Discovering Ember Days
"What is happening? Today there is a great silence over the earth, a great silence, and stillness, a great silence because the King sleeps; the earth was in terror and was still, because God slept in the flesh and raised up those who were sleeping from the ages. God has died in the flesh, and … Continue reading The King Sleeps
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
Al Capone, as we all know, was finally brought down by an investigation into tax fraud. Perhaps it shall likewise be investigations into fiscal mischief that finally relieves our Church of her present inept and immoral leadership. https://youtu.be/vfoiNytkP2Q