1. The Call to Catholic Action

    The Call to Catholic Action

    All Catholics are divided into . . . No. For once it is not the easy and bromidic division of ‘all Gaul.’ All Catholics are divided into so many classifications that one faces with a sinking heart their differences and discordant views (on all save essentials), their varying degrees of...
  2. Lukewarmness


    Did you not know that I must be about the things that are my Father’s? (Luke 2 : 49) A boy of twelve years, full of heavenly wisdom and knowledge, in the midst of the doctors of the Temple, asking and answering questions and astonishing all who listen to him — what a strange and wonderful...
  3. The Stranger

    The Stranger

    A few months before I was born, my dad met a stranger who was new to our small Tennessee town. From the beginning, Dad was fascinated with this enchanting newcomer, and soon invited him to live with our family. The stranger was quickly accepted and was around to welcome me into the world a few...
  4. Worldliness


    “The World” is the sum and mass of evil tradition and practice - The first characteristic of “The World” is Indifference to God and the soul, and the being contented with the present life - The second is, Pride and independence - The third is Sensuality, and recklessness in exposing ourselves to...