Pushing the boat out

  During the 1930s Malcolm Muggeridge was a socialist and a journalist for a leading English national newspaper. After emigrating from England he went to live in the Soviet Union which attracted many left-leaning English intellectuals of the time who were convinced by inadequate socialist convictions. He soon came to realise that a culture based upon atheistic…

The Garden

“Man is not a creature that God wills for itself; He wills it for Himself.” “The stress that has been put in the post-conciliar period on human worth and on loving man for his own sake, clashes with the awareness men have of themselves as wounded and fallen creatures, and it also deprives love for…

Saint John the Baptist

From Jewish Antiquities written by Flavius Josephus in about 93 AD: “Now some of the Jews thought that the destruction of Herod’s army came from God as a just punishment of what Herod had done against John who was called the Baptist. For Herod had killed this good man, who had commanded the Jews to exercise virtue,…

Parallels

Parallel between the decline of paganism and the present decline of the Church. “The condition of the world at the moment is rather like that of the decaying Roman civilization of the fourth century. There are many parallels and similarities: the breakup of society, the increased eroticism, the passion for the circus or sporting arena…

Delightfully Debunking Darwinism

  In this interview Hugh Owen discusses the inherent weakness of the evolutionary argument while advancing the truth of God’s creation as told in Genesis. The traditional Catholic doctrine of creation is true. Evolutionary theory is nonsense and has been used to support Marxism and many other atheistic or secular ideologies which have misled and…

The Gift of Grace

“Man’s will is indeed free, but without the grace of God man will use his freedom only to enslave himself.” Prof. Warren Carroll writing on St. Augustine’s opposition to the heresy promulgated by Pelagius in about 411 AD. This quote is shown because of its clear and simple profundity.