As a member of the laity I acknowledge that many of us have not lived up to our responsibilities as Catholics to hold up and adhere to the faith. Many of us have fallen to the darkness of the current culture and given into its desire for pleasure above truth. Our failings have caused the
By Supertradmum Late have I loved you, O Beauty ever ancient and ever new! Late have I loved you! And, behold, you were within me, and I out of myself, and there I searched for you. St. Augustine has a lot to say about beauty. Scholars have studied what St. Augustine had to write and
I taught logic and debate for years. I taught my students how to argue rationally and not fall into the long list of fallacies. Most of my teaching was based on based on the Classical philosophical traditions. The old Catholic educational systems taught Logic to their pupils both in high school and in university. Some
Finally, I come to the nitty-gritty of how to combat hatred, Protestant type revolt, sloppy thinking, sloth and absolutely crude and rude language. One needs armour and help. We know the armour is mostly that of humility, as noted in the past two parts to this series. If one is humble, one drops the stone
What is obvious is that demonic activity is causing chaos among the People of God, because of the knowledge of the depth of the sexual abuse cases. Those who know my writing know I have been involved with people who have been sexually abused and have counselled, as well as helped them get additional help.
One of the most resounding phrases of St. John Paul II was his reiterated “Fear Not.” If he were on earth today, and I am sure he sees this from his place in heaven, he would say it again. The West, especially Great Britain, has fallen into a fear future. Those who are lukewarm at
One, although I am not “lay,” being a consecrated woman, who made public vows. I can help some of the laity as to how to deal with all of this anger and feeling of betrayal. I have a long history of dealing with victims of sexual abuse, which goes back to the 1960s, and before.
During my life I been fortunate to have the opportunity to meet and interact with a number of men with the indelible mark of Holy Orders. I can honestly state, the vast majority are hard working, honest men striving for holiness. Some of whom, I love and appreciate as I would a member of my
Years ago, I was warned by a savvy investment guru, that when countries began to divest themselves of the dollar as the trading standard for the oil industry, including trade with the Middle East oil giants, the States would experience the beginning of the greatest depression the U.S.A. has ever seen. I have been watching