Monthly Archives: April 2010

Findhorn and the New Age: Looking Back (Part II)

A former member of the Findhorn Foundation looks back at the failure of New Age spirituality.

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Findhorn and the New Age: Looking Back

    For readers new to this space, perhaps it is good if I say again that I am a Catholic convert who once passionately identified with the New Age movement. For many years, I was associated in one way or another with the Findhorn Foundation in the north of Scotland, which numerous people would […]

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On St. Claude La Colombiere and the Sacred Heart of Jesus

A short life of St. Claude La Colombiere, confessor to St, Margaret Mary Alacoque, visionary of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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Tridentine Catholic Timeline

This aims to provide a simple, helpful timeline for the key events in the development of the Tridentine Catholic church.

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St Margaret Mary Alacoque and the Origins of the Sacred Heart Devotion

By Hieronymus Noldin S.J. Introduction to St Margaret Mary and the Sacred Heart This account of the origins of the Cult of the Sacred Heart is taken from The Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, as written by one Father Hieronymus Noldin S. J. in 1883. I have founding reading this instructive in numerous […]

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Religion and the Romantic Movement

Christopher Dawson on the Romantic disillusionment with the Enlightenment, Counter Revolution and Joseph de Maistre.

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A Tridentine Preview

A lot of work is presently going into a new aspect of this website, which I hope will soon debut under the name of Tridentine Archive. The Archive among other things, will be representing to the twenty-first century certain older out-of-copyright texts, which deal not only with the Sacred Heart, but also the entire Tridentine […]

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On Frequent and Daily Reception of the Holy Sacraments

  “I am come to cast fire on the earth; and what will I, but that it be kindled?” (Luke xii 49 from the Douay-Rheims) In my last entry I wrote: As the Sanctifying Grace of the Church is spurned on countless fronts, we develop a world civilisation which is ever more materialistic and beginning […]

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The Sacred Heart and the Sanctifying Fire of Frequent Communion

Reflections on the origins of the cult of the Sacred Heart and the Sanctifying Fire of Frequent Communion from a traditional Catholic.

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Looking back a Year – A List of Ten Personally Important Entries

    This site is now about one year old. Also the last entry here was the 100th published. The ratio between our writings is roughly 8 for Roger to 2 Kim. For anyone who might be interested, we thought we would make a selection 7/3 – somewhat reflecting this ratio then – of ten […]

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Easter: Day of Cosmic Re-Generation

How can one find words for Easter – this day of Cosmic Re-generation? A Catholic traditionalist turns to Gaudium et Spes …

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Holy Week in Catholic Spain

Catholic recollections of being deeply moved by Holy Week in Madrid, Spain

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