The apparitions of the Blessed Mother in Fatima, Portugal, May, 1917 to three children, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta, were Gospel-like in their seriousness, simplicity and credibility. All events prophesied were fulfilled, and so was Our Lady’s promise of a sign at the sixth and last apparition. An event which would become known as the miracle of the […]

True Sanctity Lies in Strength of Soul

October 9, 2014

Written by Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira The Church teaches that true and complete sanctity is the heroism of virtue. The honour of the altars is not granted to weak, hypersensitive souls that flee from profound thoughts, from acute suffering, from the fight, in short, from the Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Mindful of the words of […]

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Lepanto and The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

October 7, 2014

Our Lady saved the Catholics several times in history through the intercession of the Rosary. Here is but a small fraction of the victories directly obtained from God through the Holy Rosary:   The Battle of Lepanto which saved Rome and Vienna, and thus the Pope and the Emperor, from Moslem subjugation The deliverance of […]

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How Do We Build an Organic Society?

September 18, 2014

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 […]

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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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