Author Archives: Ryan Grant

Interview 008 – Fr. Chad Ripperger, PhD

Download    [Right-click to Download]          Play in New Window Today Fr. Chad Ripperger, PhD, joins us for a wide ranging conversation on Exorcism, its process and mechanics, the nature of demons and the portrayal of exorcism in Hollywood. We also discuss the state of Philosophy and Theology in the Church, same-sex “marriage”, the loss of […]

The Tragedy of Bishop Finn

A breaking news item, at the minute of this posting, is the resignation of Bishop Finn from the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph. According to a news report: “Bishop Robert W. Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph has resigned, nearly two and a half years after being the first U.S. bishop convicted of a […]

What Christ Did When He Descended Into Hell

On Holy Saturday, after the Church has commemorated the death of Christ on the Cross, and sung the mournful Tenebrae of Saturday (which before Bugnini we would have done on Friday night) she meditates on the triumphal entry of Christ into hell, before his glorious Resurrection. The part of the Creed where we confess: “Descendit […]

The Glory of St. Patrick and the Tragedy of Ireland

The 17th of March as most know is the feast of St. Patrick in the Catholic Church. The story is well known, that Patrick was a Roman in Britain, who did not take the faith seriously and dabbled in various adventures, which led to him being caught by slave traders and sold into slavery in […]

End of the Reform of the Reform

The family split in the Matt family, which formed the two different conservative newspapers, the Wanderer and the Remnant respectively, is perhaps a microcosm of conservative movements in the Church here in the United States (in Europe, Latin America, and elsewhere, it is similar but different in many respects, e.g. European traditionalists I have known […]

The Perpetual Virginity of the Dei Para: Virginity during Birth

Thesis II Beata Deipara cum ante partum Virginem fuisset, tum remansisset Virginem inviolatam in partu. The Blessed Mother of God not only was a virgin before birth, but also remained an inviolate virgin even during birth. In the first Thesis of this doctrine, we showed, irrefutably from the sources of our religion that Mary was […]

St. Thérèse: Saint of the Little Way

“She is the greatest saint of modern times.” -Pope Pius XI Pope Pius XI gave St. Thérèse one of the greatest titles in canonizing a saint. He declared her the greatest saint of our time, which suggests there is more to her life than walking about happily and strewing flowers. Yet I often encounter Catholics […]

Put an end to BCE and CE

Originally Published 7 May 2010 on the old Athanasius Contra Mundum I’ve been searching through a lot of historical documentaries lately, and I’ve been noticing some still use the dating “B.C.” and “A.D.” (Before Christ and Anno Domini), while others have switched over completely to the politically correct “B.C.E.” and “C.E.” (Before the Common Era […]

Interview 007 – Rick Delano on the Principle and Geocentrism

Download (right click)      Play in New Window Today we welcome Rick Delano, the Producer of the movie: The Principle, to talk about issues relating to the same movie as well as the subject of Geo-centrism, and other topics relating to the movie, which I highly recommend irrespective of your views on the matter.

Septuagesima Sunday

Edited and revised from what was published on the old Athanasius Contra Mundum 12 February, 2006. Today marks in the Traditional Church what is known as Septuagesima, or 70 days. On the Traditional calendar this does not mark the beginning of Lent, but it does mark pre-Lenten preparations. At the Holy Mass, the Gloria is […]

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