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  • Mother by Cardinal Mindszenty

    “The Most Important Person on earth is a mother. She cannot claim the honor of having built Notre Dame Cathedral. She need not. She has built something more magnificent than any cathedral -a dwelling for an immortal soul, the tiny perfection of her baby’s body. . . The angels have not been blessed with such a grace. They cannot share…

  • Traditional Teaching on Penance

    Today, I am posting an excerpt from Light and Peace: Instructions for Devout Souls to Dispel Their Doubts and Allay Their Fears which was written by Father Carlo Guissepe Quadrupani (b. 1740- d. 1807). Fr. Quadrupani was an Italian priest of the Clerics Regular of St. Paul. He wrote this book based on the teachings of St. Francis de Sales,…

  • St. Francis de Sales and the Immaculate Conception

    “His (referring to Christ Jesus) most blessed Mother is the Queen of all Queens, for she is not only crowned with charity, but with the perfection of charity, and to use an expression of the Holy Spirit, Who says that the Son is the crown of the Father; her crown is in truth her Son; that is to say, the…

  • Marian Music: A Delightful Gift

    …the heart of the swords, seven times wounded,Was never wearied as our hearts are.  ~G.K. Chesterton Several weeks ago, I traversed a winding Maryland road, and landed at a home nestled around a pond which was the meeting place of a large group of people who are my family. While I was chatting with a relative, I heard a cherub-like voice…

  • Why the Latin Mass?

    “Tradition means giving a vote to most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about. All democrats object to men being disqualified by the accident of birth; tradition objects to their being disqualified by the accident of…