Monthly Archives: June 2016

Father’s Day Thoughts

Here is something from Charles Péguy to consider on Father’s Day: There is only one adventurer in the world, as can be seen very clearly in the modern world, the father of a family. Even the most desperate adventurers are … Continue reading

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Freedom exists

Freedom exists, not that one might choose according to his or her passing desires, but that one might move toward the true meaning and mystery of life and, in doing so, make that meaning and mystery uniquely manifest, living it … Continue reading

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Péguy on The Modern World…and Playing Games with God

The modern world as a whole is a world that thinks only about its own old age. It is a monstrous old people’s home, an institution for pensioners. … Avarice in the form of anxiety about tomorrow is the lord … Continue reading

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Political Homelessness

“Americans interested in neither nationalism nor socialism,” writes Jonah Goldberg, “are once more entering an era of political homelessness.” All the more is it the case that Catholics determined to follow their faith and live it robustly in the public … Continue reading

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A Fool’s Errand

The preeminent school of self-sacrificial love is the natural family, consisting of children born of the nuptial fidelity of their biological parents. The school of self-governing virtue is a healthy and well-formed moral conscience. A society will conduce to the … Continue reading

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