The Mystery of Faith

The following reflection was written on Holy Thursday, but concerns the whole Easter Triduum and Easter Itself. This evening we have begun the Sacred Paschal Triduum with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, which commemorates the institution of the Sacraments … Continue reading

Immaculate Warrior Queen

She shall crush thy head, and thou shalt lie in wait for Her heel (Gen 3:15b). This primordial prophecy of sacred scripture is a word picture that has served over the ages to instill in the hearts of the faithful … Continue reading

In Defense of Purity

Thanks to Therese, I am now reading Dietrich von Hildebrand’s Purity:  The Mystery of Christian Sexuality, originally published under the title In Defense of Purity by Sheed and Ward in 1938. I have decided to blog a bit on the … Continue reading

Smashing Dragons

Since I am in an apocalyptic mood I thought it would be nice to have some more war, but let’s brighten things up a bit at the same time. Don’t worry, I won’t ignore the multi-headed devourer that threatens our … Continue reading

Our Lady of the Rosary, Victrix at Lepanto

The Spirit of Lepanto Altar of Heaven, Lady of Victory Lepanto by G.K. Chesterton Today is the principle feast of the Knights of Lepanto and, so happy Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, Our Lady of Victories to … Continue reading

Laying Our Knights to Rest

Norwhich Bulletin on the Funeral (link only temporary) Extended Version of Memorial Video Comment from Carol Girard, Wife and Mother Blog Entry by Regina Doman “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find … Continue reading

Of a Roman Church, An Anti-Catholic and a Silver Bullet

I was going through the pictures I took in Rome earlier in the month and I was inspired to post one last photograph. Click on the picture for a larger version. This is San Andrea delle Frate (St. Andrew of … Continue reading

Mission to Rome

Well, I am on my way to the Logan Airport. I fly out this evening for Rome. Our general chapter begins on Tuesday morning with two day retreat, and then the chapter begins deliberations on matters concerning our order. On … Continue reading

Allow Me to Praise Thee, O Holy Virgin

This is the title of the reatreat I am giving our sisters here in Bloomington, Indiana who are preparing to renew their vows on the Feast of Our Lady of Good Counsel. The line comes from a prayer composed spontaneously … Continue reading