On the Feast Day of St. Pius V

Before Cinco de Mayo superseded it, at least in Mexico and now in much of the US, May 5 was remembered and celebrated by Catholics as the feast day of the great Pope St. Pius V, Michael Ghislieri. The neglect of St. Pius V’s feast day not only provides a grim reminder of how once … Continue reading On the Feast Day of St. Pius V

St. Isidore: Defender of the Faith

The heavenly grace which once flowed onto Spain when it became known as The Catholic Kingdom was due, no doubt, to the efforts of its many saints. One of the most important and instrumental in the Spanish Reconquista was Isidore of Cartagena (d. 636) Isidore was one of the leading thinkers of the glorious Middle Ages … Continue reading St. Isidore: Defender of the Faith