Category Archives: Guest Authors

Reconnecting With Mary . . . Pontmain Apparition, France, January 1871

Reprinted by kind permission of the Author. By DONAL ANTHONY FOLEY The Franco-Prussian War, which began in 1870, was the backdrop to this silent apparition of Our Lady at Pontmain in northwestern France. By January 1871, the country was in … Continue reading

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Malaysia’s Appeals Court denies Malay-speaking Christians the freedom to write “Allah”.

On Monday 14 October 2013, a panel of three Muslim judges of the Court of Appeal of Malaysia quashed the 2009 judgement of the High Court that the Catholic Church in the capital city could use the word “Allah” in … Continue reading

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St Teresa of Avila

St Teresa by Bernini A Guest Post, kindly written by William Ockham. Today is the Feast of St. Teresa of Ávila, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus. Teresa was a Carmelite nun, writer of the Counter Reformation, and theologian of … Continue reading

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The Assumption of Our Lady

This is an abridged version of a conference given yesterday by a Benedictine Father, Dom Andrew Berry O.S.B.(a Monk of Belmont Abbey),  in preparation for the Feast  of the Assumption of Our Blessed Lady into Heaven.  ________________ Almighty and eternal God, who has … Continue reading

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The Little Elf with Horns – who Tempted Christ

This is a reprint, (with full permission) of a recent article from Catholic & Welsh. It is provided here as one in the series of contributions by guest authors. If you would like to be a guest author, please get … Continue reading

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