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

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Before Cinco de Mayo superseded it, at least in Mexico and now in much of the US, May 5 was remembered and celebrated by Catholics as the feast day of the great Pope St. Pius V, Michael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