Notre-Dame de Paris: the Light and the Flames

In the distant time when the liturgical reform imposed by the Second Vatican Council found fervent adherents, the celebration of the Mass took on a festive tone with new songs and optimistic sermons amid a display of deplorable scenic representations, … Continue reading

The Hat II

In the previous article, we observed the hat as a symbol of dignity; we will now analyze it as an expression of good manners and how its use decayed before it disappeared “Who’s that lady with the hat?” a friend … Continue reading

The Hat

In different epochs, the hat became a symbol of the dignity of the one wearing it; today, it still survives as a reminder of an ancient vision of courtesy While not a surprising sight, the hat certainly awakens the dormant … Continue reading

Well-Prepared Dishes, A Recipe for Charity

Nowadays we so often hear: “Home Cooking?! How old-fashioned! Gone are the days sweating over the stove preparing nice dishes. Ready-made meals are a must! Time is precious.” There is a widespread notion that carefully prepared dishes with special recipes … Continue reading

Floored or Back to the Future?

On more than one occasion, when visiting friends – or even some people I don’t know all that well – I have been offered the “comforts” of the floor rather than those of a couch or even a simple straight-backed … Continue reading

In Defense of the Catholic Social Order

This year we celebrate the tenth anniversary of the launching of the book: Nobility and Analogous Traditional Elites. This last work of Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira outlines a true program to bring the world out of the chaos into … Continue reading