Diverse

St. Raphael the Archangel – Divine Benevolence Personified in an Angel

One dominating characteristic of contemporary society is that of reducing supposedly free citizens to a demeaning anonymity, as if they were no more than...

St. Gabriel the Archangel – Archetype of Mary’s Devotees

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of...

St. Michael the Archangel – Protector of the Holy Church

Creation was yet in its beginning, and the Angels were in a state of trial. Overflowing with love for these works of His hands,...

Seven Archangels – God’s General Staff

Perhaps Angels are not as we imagine them to be. Several centuries of sentimental religious iconography have ended up peddling us a kind of...

Abortion Law: Law or “Abortion” of Law?

In his greeting at the end of the Regina Cœli of May 22, Pope Francis addressed the participants in the national Let’s Choose Life...

Pledge of the Fulfilment of Promises

“My son, if thy mind is to enter the Lord’s service, wait there in His presence, with honesty of purpose and with awe, and...

Under Enemy Fire… and Mary’s Protection!

During the Great War, Europe set in motion its armed forces, among which the German army stood out for its considerable power. The circumstances in...

When St. Michael Descended upon Ireland

As unlikely as it may seem, the rugged mountain-island seen on these pages is hailed as “a place sanctified by a thousand years of...

The Miracle on the Vistula

Nothing seems capable of stopping the Russian advance. In Ukraine the red flag already flutters. Now the Communists head for Poland. After conquering the...

Winston Churchill – The “Old Lion”

An article on Churchill in a Catholic magazine? – the reader may wonder upon opening these pages. Indeed, what is it that prompts us...

When Heroism Vanquished Frivolity

Born into one of Europe’s most illustrious families, the little Archduchess Marie Antoinette of Habsburg harmonized a majesty and a sweetness that were truly...

Ferdinand Álvarez de Toledo y Pimentel – A Grandee of Spain

The 16th century undoubtedly ranks among the most momentous in universal history. Over its course we find the emergence of a great number of...