Posts Tagged culture

Gregory the Great – Last of the Romans, and First Great Founder of Christian Culture

Gregory the Great - Last of the Romans, and First Great Founder of Christian Culture

Pope Saint Gregory the Great 540-604 Blessed John Paul II reflected upon the life and significance of Pope Saint Gregory the Great during the last years of his

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Enraptured by beauty on the Feast of Our Lady of Czestochowa

Enraptured by beauty on the Feast of Our Lady of Czestochowa

August 26 is the feast of Our Lady of Czestochowa.  In 1997 Pope John Paul II summed up the importance of the shrine to the Polish people: “Jasna

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The Descendants: Death and the tales told by idiots

The Descendants: Death and the tales told by idiots

The Descendants is a well crafted movie about the drama of a small family as they learn to live with the impending death of the wife and mother

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The Confrontation on the Vistula

The Confrontation on the Vistula

Cardinal Wojtyla at Shrine of Our Lady of Orchard Lake In 1976 Cardinal Wojtyla visited Orchard Lake Schools in Michigan I found an account of his visit in

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Augustine and the renewal of culture

Pope John Paul II continues with the study of the lessons from the conversion of Augustine: an error that also bore down upon the young Augustine, in addition

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Augustine on Faith and Reason, 2

After making the Augustinian case for faith, John Paul II then explains that Augustine also “emphasizes that faith is never without reason, because it is reason that shows

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