Issue: August 2010

Letter from the Editor

The Roman Catechism received its name from the Council of Trent, the council held to reform the Church after the Protestant crisis of the 16th century.

Ordination Sermon

Bishop Alfonso de Galarreta. St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary, Winona, Minnesota, June 19, 2010.

Doctor Mozart and Gregorian Chant

Fr. Dominique Bourmaud, FSSPX. Most classical music lovers will have heard of The Mozart Effect. Don Campbell, author of this book, explains that music can help transform health, education, and well-being. Music was found to reduce stress, depression, or anxiety and improve memory


Dr. David Allen White. Dante’s Inferno: Reading and Commentary

“Dante and Shakespeare divide the world between them; there is no third.” –T.S. Eliot

Authority of Vatican II

Archbishop Lefebvre's commentary on Vatican II.

Like Lambs in the Midst of Wolves

From the political standpoint, the liberal divorce occurring between the Church and States that were once Catholic is usually considered the liberation from Jesus Christ’s easy yoke.

The Lord's Prayer

“Thy kingdom come.” We are all witnesses of rampant dechristianization, secularization, and open atheism. The kingdom of Jesus Christ no longer reigns; today it is the absolute freedom of self.

An Audience with St. Pius X

Archbishop Lefebvre's commentary on Vatican II.

Church and World

  Austria: Bishops Claim That the Vatican Should Debate Celibacy   Assembled for a three-day congress around Ascension Thursday, the Austrian bishops opined that the Vatican...

Questions and Answers

Is it permissible to make copies of CDs and DVDs that are subject to copyright? The Church has always defended the right of private ownership, as guaranteed by the natural life, and entirely necessary for the common good of society.

The Last Word

Pope Benedict XVI’s Way of the Cross