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Seeing Holy Mass with Carmelite Eyes

Above: depiction of Our Lady giving the brown scapular to the Carmelite Ss. John of the Cross, Teresa of Avila, and Therese of Lisieux from the church of Santa Maria della Victoria in Rome. Photo by Fr. Lawrence, OP. Read […]

True Fathers Resist the Holy Father

Above: three lay fathers issue their articles of resistance to Pope Francis at the CIC Conference, MMXXII. Photo by Allison Girone. At the risk of oversimplification, I do believe that the present crisis in the Church can be boiled down […]

What is Romanitas?

Why did Our Lord become incarnate at the dawn of the Roman Empire under Caesar Augustus? Why is the Roman tongue essential to the liturgy and western civilisation? The answer to both these questions is Romanitas. At OnePeterFive, we have been […]

Classical Jesuit Music

Above: St. Francis bids farewell to his children to enter the Society of Jesus. Four hundred and fifty years ago, on September 30, 1572, a “prince among the saints, because he was a saint among the princes” died in Rome: […]

The Errors of Russia from Dostoevsky to Putin

Above: Fyodor Dostoevsky by Vasily Perov The recent deaths of former Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev and Orthodox Metropolitan Kallistos (Timothy) Ware brought forth eulogies, remembrances, and commentary in both the secular and religious spheres. Gorbachev was the face of the […]

Patrolman’s Fraternity of St. Michael

Recently on the podcast I had a pleasure of speaking with two Catholic cops (one retired) on their new lay apostolate for patrolmen. From what they told me, this is an important movement under the patronage of St. Michael that […]

Steps to Restore Sacred Music

Above: recent Latin Mass in Steubenville. Photo by Allison Girone. In 1972, the U.S Supreme Court officially declared the death penalty “unconstitutional,” even though our constitution explicitly says that no state shall “deprive any person of life, liberty, or property […]

Seeing Holy Mass with Benedictine Eyes

Our Lord in His generosity has given the Church many wonderful “schools of spirituality” nurtured within the great religious orders. While ultimately all of these schools are in harmony with each other (otherwise they could not be considered Catholic!), each […]

Bishops Against Pope Francis

In the most recent podcast we discuss the latest statement against Pope Francis which includes four bishops.

Forgotten Customs of Michaelmas

Angels are pure, created spirits. The name angel means servant or messenger of God. They are celestial or heavenly beings, on a higher order than human beings. An angel has no body and does not depend on matter for his […]