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The Exorcism of Arezzo – Giotto

Today we turn away from the world’s troublesome events, and call our attention to the patrimony of culture in the Western Tradition. In past art posts I have focused mostly on the Baroque. Today, however, we go back to the very beginning of the Renaissance, to the great painter Giotto. One of the things that […]

Interview 010 – Jeff Cassman on the Justice System

Download [Right Click]            Play in New Window New! Mobile Version   Part 1              Part 2 Today Jeff Cassman joins us to talk about the absurdity of justice in America. We will discuss his story by detailing his own story as a hedge-fund manager who made a mistake, and found himself targeted by the federal government with […]

Interview 009 – Stephen Hand

Download [Right click to download]    Play in New Window Today we are joined by Stephen Hand, a writer, researcher and Traditional Catholic [though, as Stephen says, some hold this last part in doubt], for a wide ranging conversation of his view of the collapse of society from his youth to when he came into the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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. […]

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