St. Michael the Archangel, Defend Us in Battle

We’re in a spiritual war, and in this war there is no neutrality. The combatants are God, the Immaculate Virgin, the saints, the devil, demon hordes, angelic hosts of immense power, and you. The weapons are humble prayer, frequent fasting, and unwavering faith.

“For ...

The Weapon for These Times: 54 Day Rosary Novena for Divine Assistance

“The rosary is the weapon for these times.” – St. Padre Pio

Have you read the news lately? It is seemingly nothing but terrorism, beheadings, mass murders, suicide, sexual anarchy, persecution, and even blatant Satan worship. While one might argue that such things ...

In Defense of Gentlemanly Things

The following is a guest post by Jason Craig, Executive Director of Fraternus.

Vanity turns us in on ourselves, like all sin. But in the case of the superficial or vain “gentleman” we are turned inward with the false ...

Lift High the Cross

The cross is a scandal. The cross is foolishness to the world.

Sadly, all too many Catholics today are ashamed of the Holy Cross. Crucifixes are removed from sanctuaries. The mass is no longer described as the sacrifice of Calvary renewed and ...

Good Heavens, It’s International Buy a Priest a Beer Day!

Grab your beer steins, buy a 6 pack, and ring the rectory doorbell—it’s the second Monday in September, also know as International Buy a Priest a Beer Day!

This festive holiday traces its origins back to the pious deed of St. Hopswald ...

Trees are the Best Masters: 4 Reasons to Get Outdoors

“What I know of the divine sciences and Holy Scriptures, I learned in woods and fields. I have no other masters than the beeches and the oaks.”
– Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

This past weekend, we went on a family ...

Saying Yes to Spiritual Discipline

Why then, since we are watched from above by such a cloud of witnesses, let us rid ourselves of all that weighs us down, of the sinful habit that clings so closely, and run, with all endurance, the race for which ...