Monthly Archives: January 2014

Feast of St. John Bosco

Today on this Feast of St. John Bosco, let us reflect on the miracles of his life and love for the child. And let us pray to him for the children of the world.

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Feast of St. Francis de Sales

Reflections on St. Francis de Sales on the day of his Feast in the traditional liturgy – with short extracts from the Treatise on the Love of God.

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On Ireland and the Anglosphere, Protestantism and New Age Neo-Paganism

Some reflections on Catholic Ireland and its exceptional role in regards to the Anglosphere, Protestantism and New Age Neo-Paganism.

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Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul

Pondering the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul in the context of the liturgical year of the traditional Catholic liturgy.

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On the Most Holy Name of Jesus

    ‘Is not this he who persecuted at Jerusalem those who invoked the name of Jesus’ (Acts of the Apostles ix. 21). These words were spoken about St. Paul, whose conversion we celebrate this Saturday, the twenty-fifth of January. It is interesting that this feast of St. Paul’s conversion falls in this month of January, which is dedicated […]

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God Now Has a Human Heart …

At the centre of the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus lies the staggering realisation that since the Incarnation, God now has a human heart …

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Feast of St. Peter’s Chair at Rome

  Today is the Feast of St. Peter’s Chair at Rome. In this season after Epiphany, the liturgy focuses on the manifestation of the Divinity of Jesus, as revealed at His Baptism. This important feast is placed within this season, for it reveals the divine roots of Holy Mother Church, the Church of Jesus Christ. […]

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Time After Epiphany: Carrying the Treasure of Christmastide

In the Liturgical time after Epiphany, it is well to reflect on all the treasures bestowed by Christmastide …

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The Destruction of the Twelve Days of Christmas

      Roger and I returned to Ireland in April. Our house is opposite the village chapel, which sounds the Angelus at twelve noon and six o’clock in the evening. After living in the UK, where the Angelus is rarely heard, this was so exciting for me. I had the imagination that we were […]

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  • The Gentle Traditionalist Returns!

    New Book from Angelico Press!

    "The Gentle Traditionalist returns with a vengeance in this stand-alone sequel ... this book skewers the modern malaise with the kind of sanity we have come to expect from this author” — CHARLES A. COULOMBE

    ”Buck’s latest foray is a grand success ... The story features the same singular combination of whimsy and surprise, keen social commentary, and deft argumentation as the first [book]. The Gentle Traditionalist Returns appeals to what is best and deepest in us, so that we will reengage with that which ultimately matters while there is yet time.” — PETER KWASNIEWSKI

    ”A brilliant diagnosis of the spiritual malaise of modern society, written with gentleness, generosity, humour, pathos ... and, above all else, love”— MAOLSHEACHLANN Ó CEALLAIGH

    buy-at-amazon Video about New Book here:

  • 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


    See Reviews in Full Here!


    Read First Chapter Online Here!


    Cor Jesu Sacratissimum



    ”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


    See Reviews in Full Here!


  • 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 …

  • First Video from Kim Buck!