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(Roger’s) Adventures in Facebook-Land

Are our adventures on Facebook consciousness enhancing or diminishing?

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A Humorous Interlude: Charles Coulombe on the New Age

New Age gobbledygook: Charles Coulombe on our present “maturing of hyper-cosmic consciousness”. Humorous – and tragic.

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Star-Spangled Crown by Charles A. Coulombe – Review

A review of Star-Spangled Crown by Charles A. Coulombe, where love of America, Americana and American Counter-Revolution all meet in a feast of a book …

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Christian Religion or Secular Religion?

Not every religion is akin to the Catholic and Christian religion, oriented to a Personal God reigning in Heaven. Once this is clearly recognised one may better appreciate the stealthy, alternative reign of a New Secular Religion. Features an extract from The Gentle Traditionalist.

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G.K. Chesterton and The Gentle Traditionalist on Secular Dogmas

The great G.K. Chesterton was a prophet who clearly saw the blind, unconscious nature of Secular Dogma.

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A Personal Ramble – and Possible Movie of The Gentle Traditionalist!

Rambling on Catholic Ireland, the Legion of Mary, the Chesterbelloc and more …

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The Kindle Traditionalist – and the Young

The Gentle Traditionalist is now on Kindle and I pray this may help Catholic tradition reach the young …

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Phoenix from the Ashes: The Making, Unmaking, and Restoration of Catholic Tradition by H.J.A. Sire (Review)

Reviewed here: Phoenix from the Ashes by H.J.A. Sire – a genuine masterpiece of scholarship and gravitas regarding the fate of Catholic Tradition.

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Illness, Providence, Ireland – and H. J. A. Sire

Normally, I resist speaking too personally at this site. However, after long weeks of absence from it, some sort of explanation seems in order. Thus, I begin by pasting in a very personal notice I originally wrote for Facebook: Some of you may have wondered what happened to me – given that I’ve neither been on Facebook, nor been blogging, […]

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On Building an Ark for Catholic Ireland

How an Ark can must be built in Ireland to protect Catholic culture in a Sea of Secular Indoctrination …

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The Gentle Traditionalist on the Only Hope for Humanity …

The Gentle Traditionalist speaks of the Only Hope for Humanity …

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From Christendom to Americanism and Beyond by Thomas Storck – Review

A truly great book from Thomas Storck: From Christendom to Americanism and Beyond: The Long Jagged Trail to a Postmodern Void. A review with quotes …

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Resurgent in the Midst of Crisis by Peter Kwasniewski – Review

The traditional Latin Mass resurgent … In this beautiful, heartfelt book, Peter Kwasniewski examines the crisis of the Church and points the way home …

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Pipped at the Post by the Pope!

How Pope Francis pipped me at the Post …

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Of Hype and Heartfelt Gratitude …

  This is just a hurried little notice amidst pressure and it comes with a warning. Hence … Warning: still more hyping my new book The Gentle Traditionalist follows below. But not everyone is averse to such hype and I can’t easily remain silent at this time. The book appears to be doing very, very well – far, far better […]

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The Gentle Traditionalist – List of Extracts from the Book

    In my last post, I mentioned a need to take some TIME OUT for prayer this Christmastide and also for addressing some pressing personal difficulties. Thus, this website is being more or less ‘shut down’ for the next twelve sacred days. However, before doing that, I thought I would leave readers with a little ‘Christmas reading’ […]

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Taking TIME OUT this Christmastide

Personal greetings and notices this Christmas Eve …

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Urgency, Joy and Catholic Traditionalism

Why Catholic Traditionalism needs both joy and a sense of urgency – with an extract from my book The Gentle Traditionalist.

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The Gentle Traditionalist on the Catholic Mystery: Supernatural Love

The Gentle Traditionalist explains a Supernatural Mystery of Love …

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Ireland and the Embers of Christendom

In Ireland, one can still find the Embers of Christendom. Article about Ireland’s unique place in the Anglosphere and the situation today

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