By Plinio Correa de Oliveira Upon describing organic society, questions remain as to how we might build such a society. The answer is quite simple. We must do it in the same manner as our ancestors did at the dawn of this civilization. We must understand, as they understood, that it is not enough that […]

No Homosexual Group Belongs in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

September 16, 2014

This statement was originally posted on the website of our sister organisation the American Society for the Defence of Tradition Family and Property it concerns the recent comments of Cardinal Dolan of New York on the acceptance of a Homosexual group in the St. Patrick’s day parade in New York. “Will Everything Come to the Same […]

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The Feast of the Seven Sorrows of Our Lady

September 15, 2014

About this day, Abbot Prosper Guéranger comments how the Blessed Virgin Mary, whom God predestined to be the Mother of His Son, was united in her person to the life, mysteries and suffering of Jesus, so that she might be a faithful cooperator in the work of Redemption. He notes that God must consider suffering […]

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Zeal for the Most Holy Name of Mary

September 13, 2014

In times past, people considered names to be symbolic of the person. This was so true that for a long time people even gave great importance to initials, a kind of symbol of the name, which in turn is a symbol of the person. Thus, a name was considered to be a symbol of the […]

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Birth of Our Lady and the Triumph of Her Reign

September 9, 2014

Everything the Church does is wise. In Her wisdom, She classifies the different levels of honour to be paid to God, Our Lady and the saints. The first level, called latria or adoration, is only for God and Our Lord Jesus Christ, Who is the Incarnate Word. The Nativity of Our Lady by Andrea di Bartolo The cult […]

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An aspect of the Ukrainian crisis: Religious persecution

September 4, 2014

The crisis which led to the annexation of the Crimea to the Russian Federation has many aspects.Among these, and often overlooked by the media, is the real danger that the forced Russification of Ukraine could lead to a new religious persecution of the Catholic Church of the Byzantine Rite. A few weeks ago Major Archbishop […]

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St. Drithelm and the Four Last Things

September 2, 2014

St. Drithelm From time to time throughout History, God reminds His creatures, in very vivid ways, of “the four last things” – Death, Judgement  Heaven or Hell. In his History of the English Church, St. Bede the Venerable records one such occasion as it was told by an Irish monk named Haemgisl. A wealthy man and a […]

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Mary Saves a Sinner Entrenched in Vice

August 29, 2014

Hail O sure Refuge of Sinners, whose mercy fails no one … The blessed John Erolto, who, through humility, called himself The Disciple, relates that there was once   His wife, a virtuous woman, not being able to induce him to abandon his vicious courses, entreated him that at least, while he was in so […]

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Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady into Heaven

August 15, 2014

by Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira In ancient times, people referred to the feast of the Assumption of Our Lady as the feast of Our Lady of Glory. They understood that the Assumption of Our Lady was not merely the physical event of her leaving this earth after resurrecting by virtue of her Divine Son […]

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