Issue: March 1981
This month we touch on a number of issues, some seasonal, others general.
The Feast of All Saints, the ordination which is going to take place in a few minutes, and the anniversary of the foundation of the Society—these are so many events which give us a unique opportunity to meditate on the question of holiness, and on the holiness of the priesthood.
An historical overview of the reception of Holy Communion in the Church and an account of the on-going revolution in the Conciliar Church with the adoption of Communion in the hand in Holland and elsewhere.
Given the jeopardy into which souls are daily thrown by triumphant errors about sex, what are we to do? How do we protect our loved ones and ourselves from the savages we must live among?
One of the most irritating aspects of the post-Conciliar Church has been the shifting of saints' feasts...
The three motivations for fasting, according to St. Thomas.
Catholics are sometimes criticized for repeating the Hail Mary so often, but it rings down the centuries like a bell, announcing the dawn of our redemption...
Hidden Saints puzzle.
Review of Catholicism, by Richard P. McBrien (Winston Press, 1980).
Questions about the ringing of the altar bell, misguided Christians, the covenant of the Jews, the Shadow Government, and a teaching of John Paul II are answered by Father Carl.