Daily Archives: December 4, 2016

The patron saint of field artillery

Dec. 4 is the Feast of Saint Barbara by ROBERT BECKHUSEN Legend has is that Dioscorus, a wealthy fourth-century pagan living in what is now Turkey, locked his daughter Barbara in a tower to shelter her from the world. His … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Road of Papal Silence

  By Fr. Mark A. Pilon at The Catholic Thing Saturday, December 3, 2016 The letter of the four Cardinals to Pope Francis, and the decision to go public with this document certainly constitute a stunning affair in the history of the … Continue reading

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