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“Men Must Be Changed by Sacred Things, and Not Sacred Things by Men”

The title of this article is taken from the words uttered by Cardinal Egidio da Viterbo in 1512 during the inaugural oration of the Fifth Lateran Council: “Homines per sacra immutari fas est, non sacra per homines.” Against that backdrop, imagine […]

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Pilgrimage Impossible

Editor’s note: this important pilgrimage is fast approaching. To sign up, visit their website. By Susan Lloyd A tiny slip of a nun took the stage, cleared her throat, and put on her best “man” voice. “Dear Reuben, we have […]

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Covid Vaccine Affidavit of Religious Exemption Provided by Bishop Athanasius Schneider

Conscience is a law of the mind – St. Augustine An Interview with His Excellency Bishop Athanasius Schneider OnePeterFive: Your Excellency thank you for taking the time to talk with us today. I just have a few questions. First of […]

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Having vs. Exalting the Cross

The Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross highlights a critical distinction that must be proclaimed and lived out in the life of every Christian. Sufferings and hardships are a part of every human pilgrimage, but making the choice between […]

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The Literary Summa of Christian Civilization and its Music

It is the seventh century since, at the age of 56, on the night of the 13th of September 1321, the brightest star of Italian literature died in his exile at Ravenna: Dante Alighieri. The father of the Italian language […]

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Forgotten Customs of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

But it is fitting that we should glory in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, in whom is salvation, life, and resurrection for us, by whom we are saved and delivered. May God have mercy on us and bless […]

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The Hermeneutic of 17% and the Faking of Reality

Here is a typical modern situation: A couple – or throuple – hires two television stars to renovate their historic house. The homeowners leave for two weeks while the celebrities argue about what tiles, fixtures, and lamps they plan to […]

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“Thou Art Deceived, Thinking that Torments Can Overcome My Faith”

St. Vincent, one of the most celebrated martyrs of Spain, was born in Saragossa, of one of the most respectable families of that city. While very young, he was placed under the tutelage of Valerius, Bishop of that church, who […]

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Profane Logic: Plagues of the Mind

Conferences at various places and conversations with many people over the past few years have persuaded me that there is a torrent of profane (meaning impious and irreverent) “logic.” This is increasingly evident, not only in our institutions, but even […]

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