Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Two Images of Social Order
Although the prominence of churches throughout the city of Rome, and in most medieval or older cities, may be understood less now tha...
Tuesday, 8 May 2018
If I remember correctly, it was Fr. Aidan Kavanagh, OSB, in his book On Liturgical Theology, who observed that most of St. Thomas Aquinas...
Monday, 30 April 2018
The Homogeneity and Heterogeneity of the Sacred and Profane
The sacred may be understood in two ways which I think are necessary and complementary - and these two ways are sometimes also symbolized i...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Traditionalism, the Past, and Permanent Things
The affirmation of tradition against modernity cannot be simply a matter of wishing to turn back the clock to a former period of histor...
Friday, 13 April 2018
I have a short article up at Peregrine Magazine on Liturgy and the Common Good . This article was partially inspired by reading Pope Benedi...
Friday, 6 April 2018
A Note on Reductionism
Reductionism is a perverted tendency linked to the discovery of something that is, often genuinely, good or important. The problem with the...
Sunday, 1 April 2018
The Traditional Vigil of Easter – Part 2: From the Blessing of the Font to the Vigil Mass; General Conclusion
The Harrowing of Hell (Continued from Part 1.) Following the twelve prophecies, in the traditional rite, the baptismal water is ble...
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