Reason and The Law of Non-Contradiction.

” a thing cannot be and not be at the same time”— St. Thomas (Summa Contra Gentiles, Book 1, chap. 84) “…reason’s first principle is the principle of contradiction. He who denies this principle affirms a self-destructive sentence. To deny this principle is to annihilate language, is to destroy all substance, all distinction between things, all… Read More Reason and The Law of Non-Contradiction.

Jeffrey Sachs. Who he is ideologically and Why It Matters

Pope Francis names Jeffrey Sachs to Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences — See, too, facts about human population. The Population Research Institute — October ’22 Extraordinary intervention by Jeffrey Sachs at the Athens Democracy Forum. Jeffrey Sachs praises Chinese, accurately describes the US as “the most violent country in the world” and then gets shut down… Read More Jeffrey Sachs. Who he is ideologically and Why It Matters

2021. Synod on Synodality, Oct. 2021. Opening Mass in San Bernardino.

October 17. The way it is. Actual Streaming beginning around 9:35 min. Photo above. Michael Madrigal, a lay minister in the Diocese of San Bernardino, recites the “Native American Prayer to the Four Directions” at the beginning of the diocese’s opening Mass for the Synod on Synodality, Oct. 17, 2021 at Holy Angels Church in… Read More 2021. Synod on Synodality, Oct. 2021. Opening Mass in San Bernardino.

Whose ‘Reality’?

Timothy P. Fortin, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophical Theology, earned an M.A. in Philosophy from The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, and an M.S. in Clinical Psychology from the Institute for the Psychological Sciences, Arlington, VA. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome, Italy. His doctoral… Read More Whose ‘Reality’?

Sex and the Unreal City: The Demolition of the Western Mind by Tony Esolen

Chilling, Lovely and Important Reviewed at Amazon by Author Richard Schwartz. Prof of English and served as Dean of Arts & Science (1998-2006) at the U of Missouri-Columbia. Anthony Esolen’s new book, SEX AND THE UNREAL CITY, taps into Augustine’s notion of the city of God but utilizes more of a Chestertonian voice. As such… Read More Sex and the Unreal City: The Demolition of the Western Mind by Tony Esolen

Bishop Athanasius Schneider on Liturgical Renewal

Summorum Pontificum Not Motivated by Lefebvre Schism Benedict XVI: “The reauthorization of the Tridentine Mass is often interpreted primarily as a concession to the Society of Saint Pius X. This is just absolutely false! It was important for me that the Church is one with herself inwardly, with her own past; that what was previously holy… Read More Bishop Athanasius Schneider on Liturgical Renewal

Saint Francis de Sales’ Consoling Words on Forgiveness and Self knowledge

We immerse ourselves daily in news, in reports, in never-ending drama and events. We see or hear the sins of many, many others, endlessly; but do we neglect our own souls, our own need for healing? Thomas a Kempis teaches, “Rest from the inordinate desire of knowledge, for therein is found much distraction and deceit.… Read More Saint Francis de Sales’ Consoling Words on Forgiveness and Self knowledge

Lifesite News Reports The Persecution of The Late Mother Angelica’s Nuns

How Mother Angelica’s nuns suffered loss, decay from fight against tradition. [Photo: Fr. Timothy Radcliff, LGBT activist] Maike HicksonLifesite NewsMon Oct 4, 2021 FAIRFIELD, Pennsylvania (LifeSiteNews) — Even nuns in a monastery founded by EWTN’s Mother Angelica have suffered from an insensitive “Apostolic Visitation”, a Vatican-approved investigation. In a newly published interview conducted by LifeSite’s… Read More Lifesite News Reports The Persecution of The Late Mother Angelica’s Nuns

ABBA And The New Totalitarians

The Irish journalist John Waters writes in First Things (excerpts follow), “In 1972, the year ABBA was formed, an English journalist named Roland Huntford published The New Totalitarians, in which he exposed the underbelly of Swedish “progressivism”: a near century as a one-party state under the Social Democrats, featuring crude anti-family policies and rampant state incursion… Read More ABBA And The New Totalitarians