A Miraculous Visit From Saint Charbel

It was a beautiful spring day when I visited the Baaklini family in Harrisburg, Penn. The enthusiastic crowd sang hymns and organized a procession for Our Lady of Fatima on entering the home. After crowning Our Lady, I looked around … Continue reading

The Miraculous Medal: Medal of Many Graces

The medal of Our Lady of Graces, more commonly known as the Miraculous Medal, is undoubtedly the most widespread medal of all times. It originated in France in 1830, having been revealed directly by Our Lady to Saint Catherine Labouré … Continue reading

Is It Going To Be Boring?

A couple of summers ago, an old building in Topeka, Kansas was razed by a spectacular implosion. It was a large, 14-story structure, a minor landmark in the downtown area, and the event was scheduled for a Sunday morning so … Continue reading

Women in Combat

During the 1968 Tet Offensive, then Captain Gordon Batcheller earned the Navy Cross when his unit, Company A, 1st Battalion Marines, engaged a numerically superior force of the North Vietnamese Army. Although injured by shrapnel, he aggressively led his men … Continue reading

Dona Cesarina, an Enemy of TFP

“I don’t like the motto of your society,” quipped Dona Cesarina (see footnote), an acquaintance I had not seen in many years, as I met her by chance near the Conde Prates Building. Dona Cesarina is still a young grandmother … Continue reading

New Insight and Perspective into Fatima

Innumerable volumes have been written about the miraculous apparition of Our Lady to three shepherd children in Fatima. Each one adds its own flavor and gives new insight into this most important event. Such is the case with a new … Continue reading

Good Manners and Social Graces

In an attempt to help stem the tide of ugliness, vulgarity, and downright rudeness which floods our post-modern society, our Louisiana chapter sponsored two-day events for mothers and daughters titled Good Manners and Social Graces. From November 17 – 23, … Continue reading

Life After Death

Table of Contents Introduction — “In all thy works remember thy last end, and thou shalt never sin.” Chapter 1 — Death Chapter 2 — Private Judgement Chapter 3 — Hell Chapter 4 — The Sufferings of Hell Chapter 5 … Continue reading