The Chaplain Was a Sky Soldier

In the early morning hours of November 9, 1967, as American artillery and aircraft pounded an 875-meter-high hill near Dak To, Vietnam, Fr. Charles Watters offered Mass at its base. Many Protestants joined the Catholics for the well-attended service. Soon, … Continue reading

A Great Little Book: Francisco of Fatima

When America Needs Fatima first published its children’s biography of the youngest of the three little Fatima seers, Jacinta Marto, it was well received by young and old alike. Jacinta’s Story by Andrea F. Phillips continues to be in popular … Continue reading

Discovering the Wisdom of Saint Ignatius

The Spiritual Exercises by Saint Ignatius of Loyola are often presented as a magnificent sequence of logical arguments that can lead a person to amend his life, save his soul, choose his state in life or make important resolutions. While … Continue reading

Who is the Real Saint Anthony?

There is a tendency nowadays to depict saints as people who 
bypass the realities of life and somehow attain sanctity with 
little effort. Here we have two pictures of Saint Anthony of Padua. The first is a fresco in the … Continue reading

The Hot, the Cold and the Lukewarm

As Bostonians returned to work on Tuesday morning after a sizzling hot Fourth of July weekend, the main story on the news was the appearance of the dreaded Asian Longhorned Beetle. This pesky little tree-eating-creature, first spotted in Worcester, Mass. … Continue reading

An Appeal for Insistence – 2010

On the occasion of the 37th annual March for Life, the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) joins once again the legions of Americans nationwide who oppose abortion. For those who have long fought this … Continue reading

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