Monthly Archives: January 2010

The Lost Piety of Catholic France II – Our Lady of La Salette

How Our Lady of La Salette appeared weeping – weeping for the lost piety of Catholic France …

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Wings of Angels and the Mystery of the Catholic Mass

    One thing I hope to do occasionally at this site is to things on the web that seem to me particularly beautiful or important. Not just any old thing that might have a little importance, I repeat, but things that have impacted me significantly. With that in mind, I will just say that I […]

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The Secret of the Rosary by St. Louis de Montfort (Review)

An Absolute Jewel … The Secret of the Rosary.

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The Lost Piety of Catholic France – Paray-le-Monial and more …

  For years, I have been grieving the Lost Piety of Catholic France. But really, the title of this entry is euphemistic. Because when one knows the history of post-revolution Catholic France and when one has faith, it is hard to avoid stronger titles, such as the Destroyed or Murdered Piety of Catholic France. Still, […]

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The Novus Ordo Fails to Guard and Contain

Experiencing the Novus Ordo after the Latin Mass.

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Imaging the Sacred

(Illustration by Ariel Agemian. Note: It is only since and through publishing this picture that I discovered the identity of this wonderful artist. For more, please see discussion in comments below.) I was happy to discover this old image of the Mystery of Ordination on the web. And I am doubly happy to republish it […]

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The Song of Bernadette (Review)

A very, very moving account not only of the Miracles of Our Lady, but also of the Lost Piety of Catholic France.

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The Courage of Charles A. Coulombe

  This entry is again mainly just a pointer, a pointer to a very long piece that has now been placed in the Reviews. But first a very personal notation … 2009 was a year wherein I was hit, HIT very deeply indeed by the writings of one Charles A. Coulombe. One Charles A. Coulombe, […]

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Puritan´s Empire by Charles A. Coulombe (Review)

A Very Personal Review of a Very Catholic Deconstruction of America.

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Iota Unum by Romano Amerio (Review)

Iota Unum features razor sharp insight into the Crisis of the Church. The work of a master: Romano Amerio.

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Rudolf Steiner, Valentin Tomberg and Outraging Modern Sensibilities

  Dear Readers, I wish you all a Blessed New Year. Now, this will not be so much a usual entry. Instead, it is more a pointer to a very long comment that I have posted concerning Valentin Tomberg here. If this link should not take you directly to this very long comment, you will simply need […]

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  • The Gentle Traditionalist Returns!

  • First Video from Kim Buck!

  • EWTN Interview with Roger Buck here!

    TWO-part “Celtic Connections” EWTN  Interview!

    Part One here.

    Part Two here.

  • YouTube Channel – Featured Video with Roger Buck

    Probably my favourite video. Shorter, more succinct, it captures the essence of so much I’m trying to say …

  • Books from Roger Buck

     

    The Gentle Traditionalist

     

    ”Roger Buck ... in the spirit of Chesterton and Belloc ... takes on everything—from the reforms of Vatican II to the New Age ... a wonderful book.”— MICHAEL MARTIN

    ”A tale of whimsical fantasy, melancholy realism, and supernatural joy ... Buck’s deftly-reasoned post-modern apologetic for full-blooded Catholicism—a Syllabus of Errors in narrative form, a rousing hymn to ‘meaning, grace, beauty, life’.” — PETER KWASNIEWSKI

    "As brilliant a guide for the perplexed as this age is capable of producing” — CHARLES A. COULOMBE

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    See Reviews in Full Here!

     

    Read First Chapter Online Here!

     

    Cor Jesu Sacratissimum

     

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    ”Buck goes to the heart of the problem paralyzing our broken-hearted world ... moving beyond the spirit of the age to the Spirit who moves all ages.” — JOSEPH PEARCE

    ”In this elegant feast of a book, Roger Buck ... expertly skewers the modern world ... without a drop of malice in his compassionate soul ... to reveal the bright, shining love and truth at the center of the universe—symbolised by the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and incarnate in the Catholic Church.” — CHARLES A. COULOMBE

    ”A great service to the Church ... Buck shows that the New Age is an attempt, however flawed, to escape the materialism of modernity, and that it is Catholicism in its traditional forms that can best reveal the immense reality of the suffering and love for all mankind of Christ’s Sacred Heart.”— JOSEPH SHAW

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    See Reviews in Full Here!