Author Archives: Ryan Grant

Interview 006 – Justin Leedy and the Labouré Society

Download                      Play in New Window Today we are joined by Justin Leedy, a college graduate and former seminarian who is discerning a religious vocation, about what options exist for those discerning a vocation who are laden with hefty college debt.

Announcing: On the Marks of the Church by St. Robert Bellarmine now in print

This is one of the main reasons I have not posted anything in so long, the need to get the first book of the Bellarmine project complete! After going through all of my editor’s corrections, I had to do another read through, which takes a lot of time. Basically I am doing the work that […]

The Perpetual Virginity of the Deipara

As we approach the Nativity of our Blessed Lord, Jesus Christ, it is good to take up the doctrinal realities and teachings on the Virgin Birth, as it is the second great jewel in the crown of the Deipara. (NB: Deipara is the classical Latin theological term which translates the Greek Θεοτόκος, and is used in […]

Interview 005 – Mike Duddy on 9/11

(Right-click and “save as” to download) [Download]                 [Play in New Window] In my podcast, “Why Catholics should care about 9/11″, I laid the groundwork for what I consider one of the most important issues of our time, that the so-called war on terror, the huge increase of the police state, the erosion of our freedom, […]

The Immaculate Conception and the Orthodox Tradition

The Immaculate Conception was formally declared as a dogma of the faith by Bl. Pope Pius IX in 1854 by a Solemn Definition with his document “Ineffabilis Deus“. Some people have gotten the idea that this came out of the blue, as it were, and elevated an old dispute into an article of faith, or […]

Interview 004 – Shield of Faith with Matthew Arnold

[Download]              [Play in New Window] On 2nd December, I appeared on Shield of Faith with Matthew Arnold to promote my translation of the life of St. Galgano, under the title: The True Story of the Sword and the Stone which you can view and/or purchase by following the link.

Now is the hour to rise from sleep

I will salvage something from the Advent and Christmas sermons of St. Robert Bellarmine, which I announced just the other day will not be out this year, due to focusing on his other works. What follows is his sermon from the first Sunday of Advent, posted today to give place to the celebration of St. […]

What did Francis really say?

I have broken my ignore all Pope Francis news rule, to observe a few of the more interesting, yet less salubrious quotes (with respect to doctrine) of the Pope of late. One of the most irritating things, is when those who insist the Pope can do no wrong and we must get with it, will […]

St. Thomas on what to do if a member of the magisterium errs

“Because, as a man ought to obey a lower power in those things only which are not opposed to the higher power; so even a man ought to adapt himself to the rule in all things according to its mode; on the other hand, a man ought to adapt himself to the secondary rule in […]

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