Sunday, 29 October 2017

Reflection on Tolerance

The pathetic mask of indifference and ignorance is tolerance. 

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Reflection on Social Activism

Institutions may be reformed, but only men may be sanctified.

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Reflection on Progress

"Progress" may an alteration in some direction, but not necessarily forwards.

Monday, 14 August 2017

Reflection on The Cross

The wood of the Cross is a plank for the condemned man to which to cling. 

Monday, 31 July 2017

Reflection on Catholic Heritage

The most fitting renunciation of self consists in the laying claim to Tradition for oneself. 

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Reflection on the Liberality of God

The generosity of God pours as a torrent forth from the pierced side of Christ.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Reflection on the Value of the Soul

When man appears to disolve indistinctly into a deluge of passing humanity, the Christian soul remembers she is still worth a drop of His Blood.

Friday, 23 June 2017

Reflection on Dublin and Pride 2017

Too many rainbows and not enough leprechauns. 

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Reflection on the Church and the Cross

The scarlet merits of Christ are the only adornment of His Spouse.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Reflection on Feigned Charity

The broad mind of the liberal is narrower than the mantle of the care of the Church. 

Monday, 12 June 2017

Reflection on Liberal Catholicism

Light and darkness were once reconciled in the Cross of Christ. It may not hence be reconciled in the principles of the Church and of the Revolution. 

Saturday, 10 June 2017

Reflection on Pragmatic Politics

Principles are fine, but bread is better. 

Reflection on Vocations

To discern a vocation is to listen intently to the beatings of the Sacred Heart.

Friday, 9 June 2017

Reflection on the Male

An inclination towards conflict is the better part of masculinity. 

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Reflection on Liberals

One may not doubt their sincerity, but one may doubt their sense.

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Reflection on Liberalism

Modern liberalism may be defined as the attempted "reasoning out" of our baser instincts.

Monday, 8 May 2017

Reflection on Bigotry

The "bigot" is the one who has the audacity to think what he believes to be true. 

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Reflection on the Wayfaring State

In this world, we may be said to rest and never to reside. 

Monday, 10 April 2017

Reflection on Traditionalism

The mind of Tradition is the retention of apostolic teaching.

Reflection on Holy Week

Holy Week is the summit and summary of the whole Christian revelation. 

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Reflection on the Wood of the Cross

The dead wood of the Tree blossomed with the Blood of the Saviour. 

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Reflection on the Properties of God

God in His goodness, creates. In His justice, conserves. In His mercy, restores. 

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Reflection on the Ascension of the Lord

As Christ ascended with a pierced side, the soul who wishes to follow Him, must be accompanied by a heart pierced with compunction. 

Reflection on Prayer and Recollection

If you are unable continually to speak before God, let your soul always repose in His Presence.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Reflection on the Wounds of the Crucified

Tears of repentence are the only salve for the Wounds of the Crucified. 

Monday, 13 March 2017

Reflection on Priestly Celibacy

The divine purity of the Victim upon the Altar is the root and principle of priestly celibacy. 

Reflection on The Little Way

To produce a great work with little love is more to create a deformity than a magnanimity.  

Reflection on the Stripping of Christ

The stripping of Christ as He approaches the Cross undoes the clothing of Adam when he fled the tree.

Friday, 10 March 2017

Reflection on Shaming

Shame is society's last defence against the wanton.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Reflection on Sorrow for Sin

Repentance annihilates the sinner and creates the man.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Reflection on Rigidity

In divine matters and for the security of the soul, a certain rigidity is to be preferred over a tepidity disguised by sophistication.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Reflection on Pope Francis

To claim as a defence of Pope Francis that he is unconscious of the danger he is propagating against the Church, is merely to shift him from the category of heretic to fool.

Sunday, 12 February 2017

Reflection on Suicide

The option of suicide is to seek to depose Christ from the Cross instead of longing to ascend It with Him.

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Reflection on Tradition and Treason

The divesting of Catholic Tradition has only led the Church to be hand herself over to be despoiled of her identity by the world. 

Thursday, 9 February 2017

Reflection on Tolerance

Tolerance is the prized prejudice of the enlightened fellow who believes the majority of mankind is wrong and that is makes not the slightest bit of difference. Such a viewpoint can hardly be said to spring from a culture of love. 

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Reflection on Conservatism

In contrast to the liberal who chases after each novelty before its time, the conservative hobbles towards the new after its expiry. 

Friday, 20 January 2017

Reflection on Moral Relativism

God is malformed in the image and likeness of man.

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Reflection on NeoCatholics and Papolatry

Papolatry. A corruption of human respect, tinged with superstition. An amnesia of Catholic Traditon and an abdication of the intellect.