Saint Ambrose and False Religions

        St. Ambrose                                                              Valentinian The feast day of St. Ambrose should be a reminder of what the Church and its saints had always held about false doctrines and the relationship between the Church and secular authority prior to the Second Vatican anti-Council, 1962-65. False beliefs, no matter where they emanated from, were to be condemned … Continue reading Saint Ambrose and False Religions

Holy Week and the Decline of the West

At one time, Holy Week -- Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday -- was recognized and commemorated by the Western world as a solemn period when earthly matters were put aside, and focus was directed to history's most seminal event. Most businesses were closed or had reduced hours, especially during the Sacred Triduum of Maundy Thursday, … Continue reading Holy Week and the Decline of the West