Catholicism

Great Quotes From Jacob Marley On The Purpose Of Life

I recently watched A Christmas Carol (1984 version) and was struck by the beauty of Marley’s words, when he came back to warn Scrooge of endlessly chasing wealth above all things: ″‘Business!’ cried the Ghost, wringing its hands again. ‘Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, …

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Video: Global Population Change From 1800-2100, and Religious Makeup

This video shows the global population change from 1800 to 2100. What I find interesting is the religious makeup of the most populous countries by 2100. Christianity is the majority in 4 of the top 10 – the US, Congo, Ethiopia, and Tanzania. Percent of Christians in the 10 most populous countries (using 2022 data): …

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When America Collapses The Catholic Church Will Take Its Place

Below is an excerpt from The Fathers of the Church by Mike Aquilina. In it, he discusses the life of St. Benedict, who lived during Rome’s collapse. I just wanted to highlight the similarities between Rome and America: Advanced stage of moral and cultural decadence The desire among the population to ‘head for the hills’ …

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Always Go to the Nearest Restaurant or Church – Murray Rothbard and St. Augustine

I remember hearing a story about Murray Rothbard years ago. I forget who told it but they said that Mr. Rothbard, if he was asked to go out to dinner with whoever he was with, would always go to the closest restaurant to them. Why he did this the teller didn’t know, but I always …

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Great Speech – The Promises of the Holy Rosary – Notes from Fr Ripperger’s Talk

Here is a short talk by Fr. Ripperger on the Promises of the Rosary. I took notes, and almost all of the words are his, but I did leave out some parts of his talk. I want to highlight something he says in other talks and this one. He always says to pray the Rosary …

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How to Think Positively About the Traditional Latin Mass and The New Mass

I hear many talk disparagingly about the New Mass. I don’t know if either Mass is ‘better’ than the other but I thought this gentleman Decrevi had an interesting perspective regarding thinking about both Masses. Maybe this is a good way to heal any rift between both groups. First Part of the Video – Explaining …

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