Charles Borromeo: The Anti-Vatican II Saint

The feast day of St. Charles Borromeo is a wonderful opportunity to show that the Conciliar Church created at the Second Vatican II anti-Council (1962-65) and all the changes that came in its wake are strikingly similar to what St. Charles faced in the 16th century.  Not only has the Vatican II Church adopted many … Continue reading Charles Borromeo: The Anti-Vatican II Saint

Demonocracy: The Great Human Scourge!

Review: Christophe Buffin de Chosal, The End of Democracy, Translated by Ryan P. Plummer. Printed in the U.S.A.: Tumblar House, 2017. Introduction One cannot speak too highly of Christophe Buffin de Chosal’s The End of Democracy. In a fast paced, readable, yet scholarly fashion, Professor Buffin de Chosal* demolishes the ideological justification in which modern … Continue reading Demonocracy: The Great Human Scourge!

A Catholic View of the D-Day Commemorations

Last week Western leaders convened to commemorate the 75th anniversary of “D-Day,” the Allied invasion of the Normandy coastline which began the bloody and destructive struggle to “liberate” Europe from Nazi domination. Not only were there solemn speeches given in honor of the men who were slaughtered at Normandy and across the battlefields of Europe, … Continue reading A Catholic View of the D-Day Commemorations

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Before Cinco de Mayo superseded it, at least in Mexico and now in much of the US, May 5 was remembered and celebrated by Catholics as the feast day of the great Pope St. Pius V, Michael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

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!