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St. Pius V and the Battle of Lepanto

Here’s an exclusive extract of Joseph Pearce’s soon-to-be-published book, Heroes of the Catholic Reformation (OSV) published by The Imaginative Conservative: St. Pius V and the Battle of Lepanto

A Poem by St. Hildegard of Bingen

The Love of All Love overflows into all Glorious from ocean’s depths beyond the farthest star, Bounteous in loving all creation; For to the King most High Love has given her kiss of peace.   from Poems Every Catholic Should Know compiled by Joseph Pearce

St. Flannery’s Epistles to Miss A.

“… our salvation is worked out on earth according as we love one another, see Christ in one another, etc., by works.  This is one reason I am chary of using the word, love, loosely.  I prefer to use it in its practical forms, such as prayer, almsgiving, visiting the sick and burying the dead […] Read More

The Tale of Fr. Brochero

Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero. Credit: Public Domain via Wikipedia. CNA  The Tale of Fr. Brochero: Gaucho Priest, Devil’s Worst Nightmare  written by  Mary Rezac from Catholic News Agency  

Is Abortion Really Only One Issue?

As we draw near to Election Day in this very contentious campaign, some Christian voters say that abortion is only one issue.  They believe it is fine to vote for a candidate who has vowed both to expand abortion coverage and to choose Supreme Court justices who likewise favor the expansion of this gruesome practice.  […] Read More

In Memory of Her

  “And truly, I say to you, wherever the gospel is preached in the whole world, what she has done will be told in memory of her” (Mark 14:9). This Friday these words of Jesus will find a particular fulfillment as the entire Catholic Church, by order of Pope Francis, will celebrate July 22nd as […] Read More

Black Lives Matter from Conception Until Natural Death

Hillary Clinton, speaking in a Baptist church in Columbia, South Carolina on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, courted black voters as she sympathized with five black mothers whose children had died by gun violence.  Does Clinton really think that too many blacks have died violently?  How then is it that in receiving the Margaret Sanger award […] Read More