Philosopher Pope Review (PPR)

St Joseph – Protector of the true new fire of Vatican II

St Joseph - Protector of the true new fire of Vatican II

In 1989 Blessed #John Paul II issued an APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION entitled REDEMPTORIS CUSTOS (ON THE PERSON AND MISSION OF SAINT JOSEPH  IN THE LIFE OF CHRIST AND OF THE CHURCH) On this

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The Rush of a Flaming Flood: Guardini on Christmas, 2

The Rush of a Flaming Flood: Guardini on Christmas, 2

This sculpture from Chartres Cathedral shows Mary looking over at the new born Jesus and placing her hand on him. #Guardini‘s meditation on the mystery of the #nativity

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But love does such things: Guardini on Christmas

But love does such things: Guardini on Christmas

“For while all things were in quiet silence and the night was in the midst of her course, thy almighty word leapt down from heaven from thy royal

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Mary and the Circles of Love

Mary and the Circles of Love

Our Lady of the Sign (by a Polish priest) In the dark of the early morning, on the Feast of Our Lady of #Guadalupe (12-12-12), I awoke and

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Blessed #John Paul II offered the following prayer during his first visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of #Guadalupe in Mexico, 1979: O Immaculate Virgin, Mother of

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Newman: “so creeps on this feeble weary world”

Newman: "so creeps on this feeble weary world"

For the past two years ago I made some posts on #Newman‘s #advent sermons. He delivered four sermons for advent, found in volume V of the Parochial and

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In mercy, “God bends over us”

In mercy, "God bends over us"

Today is the feast day of Our Lady of Ostra Brama, Our Lady of the Dawn Gate, or the East Gate. It is in Vilnius Lithuania, facing east

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From Actor to Priest: Anniversary of the ordination of Karol Wojtyla

From Actor to Priest: Anniversary of the ordination of Karol Wojtyla

On November 1, 1946 Karol #Wojtyla was ordained a priest. Cardinal Sapieha ordained him in his private chapel on this day the Feast of All Saints. The ordination

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In the Sky: A Full Circle of 1700 years

In the Sky: A Full Circle of 1700 years

In hoc signo . . IN THE SKY there appeared a great sign one afternoon 1700 hundred years ago. On October 27, 312 #Constantine was preparing for a

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“Do not be afraid”: Feast of John Paul II

"Do not be afraid": Feast of John Paul II

THE Church has designated October 22 for the commemoration of Blessed #John Paul II. On this day in 1978 Pope John Paul II inaugurates his ministry as universal

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