The Immaculate alone has from God the promise of victory over Satan. She seeks souls that will consecrate themselves entirely to her, that will become in her hands forceful instruments for the defeat of Satan and the spread of God’s kingdom. – Saint Maximilian Kolbe

Editor's Corner

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, and Saint Cyril’s Defense of Mother and Son

Today is the traditional feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, signified in one of the most famous ‘icons’ of the Virgin Mother, which,...

Saints John and Paul and Josemaria

We usually try to commemorate the saints in the current, public liturgical calendar, but now and again, we will mention those more hidden, even...

Should We Receive Communion Daily? A Respondeo

I heard recently a homily from a traditional priest, the theme of which was how often we should receive Holy Communion, which topic, funnily...

A Brief History of Devotion to the Sacred Heart and Prayer for Priests

A blessed Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, to all our readers, a feast which has its origins in the early Middle Ages,...

The Logic of the Sacred Heart

Today's solemnity of the Sacred Heart is of rather recent provenance as Church history goes.  Although the full humanity of Christ, body and soul,...

Nota in Brevis

The Spiritual Joy of John the Baptist

The feast of the nativity of St John the Baptist is certainly characterised by joy, in Latin, gaudium. Interestingly enough we are not talking about felicitas,...

Roe versus Wade and the Battle for Life

(Here is a reprise of what we posted last January, on the last sombre anniversary of Roe v. Wade, now, as we hoped, cast...

Roe v. Wade Overturned, Deo Gratias

Finally, the prayers and efforts of those on the cause of life over these decades in the trenches have paid off, from the envelope...

Dred Scott and Roe

An intriguing comparison between the 1857 Dred Scott decision, and the 1973 Roe v. Wade. In both, the 'personhood' of certain segments of the...

The Litany of the Sacred Heart

The Litany of the Sacred Heart, as chanted in Latin: https://youtu.be/EM7qQAPyxdk