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Before Cinco de Mayo superseded it, at least in Mexico and now in much of the US, May 5 was remembered and celebrated by Catholics as the feast day of the great Pope St. Pius V, Michael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

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

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

Traditional Catholic Pioneer Patrick Omlor – An Appreciation

       If a Counter-Conciliar movement is ever going to coalesce and expunge the usurpers, perverts, and crooks which have taken over Christ’s once Holy Church, it must first acknowledge and learn from the forefathers of modern traditional Catholicism. An indispensable place to begin would be the study of the works of Patrick Omlor (1931-2013), in … Continue reading Traditional Catholic Pioneer Patrick Omlor – An Appreciation

On the Cause of Queen Isabella’s Sainthood

It has been a little over sixty years since the cause of sainthood for Queen Isabella I of Spain was officially broached.  In 1974, her case advanced to the status of “Servant of God.”  At that time, the investigation by Church authorities concluded that: . . . a canonical process could be undertaken with a … Continue reading On the Cause of Queen Isabella’s Sainthood

The Blessed Trinity Can Be Blasphemed, But Mohammad Cannot Be Criticized: Welcome To Post-Christian Civilization!

Blasphemy is Now Okay in Post-Christian Ireland   As Ireland voted to decriminalize blasphemy of the One True God, a European court has ruled that criticism of the crazed prophet, Mohammed whose manically followers have repeatedly sought to overrun Christendom, should be prohibited. Late last month by an overwhelming margin, the Irish voted to further … Continue reading The Blessed Trinity Can Be Blasphemed, But Mohammad Cannot Be Criticized: Welcome To Post-Christian Civilization!

On the Feast Day of Christ the King

  Today marks the feast day of Christ the King! To a world that had long forgotten that Christ is King not only over individuals in their spiritual lives, but of all creation, Pope Pius XI in 1925 instituted, Quas Primas. The encyclical is an explicit rebuke to the concept that the civil authority is … Continue reading On the Feast Day of Christ the King