Bishop Morlino Gets It

From The Remnant: “If you’ll permit me, what the Church needs now is more hatred! As I have said previously, St. Thomas Aquinas said that hatred of wickedness actually belongs to the virtue of charity. As the Book of Proverbs says ‘My mouth shall meditate truth, and my lips shall hate wickedness (Prov. 8:7).’ […] via … Continue reading Bishop Morlino Gets It

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  https://youtu.be/kgnKbUDnKtU It should come as no surprise that the filthiest, most venomous viper in the brood should be the Cardinal Archbishop of the swamp that is D.C.   Most of my fellow Catholics are undoubtedly shaking their heads sadly at the non-stop torrent of terrible and tragic disclosures of clerical child sex abuse. Many, … Continue reading

  Fr. Rutler's Weekly Column July 22, 2018    Samuel Taylor Coleridge indulged his romantic naiveté in suggesting that culture should be governed by an educated elite, which he called a “clerisy.” The word had the same root as “cleric,” since the clergy had a pre-eminent role in erudition. Coleridge meant it to include all … Continue reading

Honor At Stake – A Book Recommendation

  I wish writers would let monsters be monsters. Unfortunately, for some time now, there has been a growing trend to humanize them. It bothers me to no end because instead of adding texture or layers of depth, it generally reduces the monsters to something less… well, monstrous. And so, it was with some hesitancy … Continue reading Honor At Stake – A Book Recommendation

Of Mice And Men And The Culture Of Death

"It is better to suffer wrong than to do wrong."   ---   Socrates   Below you'll find an excerpt from Anna Githens latest excellent article, written for Crisis Magazine, entitled Of Mice and Men Without Chests. At first glance one might surmise that the title of this article alludes to the characters in John Steinbeck’s classic. Truthfully, … Continue reading Of Mice And Men And The Culture Of Death

Speaking of Strong Female Characters…

“Blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what was spoken to her from the Lord”. --- Luke 1:45   "Taking into account, as I have suggested before, all the circumstances—her origin, youth, sex, illiteracy, early environment, and the obstructing conditions under which she exploited her high gifts and made her conquests … Continue reading Speaking of Strong Female Characters…