A Little While Now

In septimo mense, vigesima et prima mensis, factum est verbum Domini in manu Aggæi prophetæ, dicens: Loquere ad Zorobabel, filium Salathiel, ducem Juda, et ad Jesum, filium Josedec, sacerdotem magnum, et ad reliquos populi, dicens: Quis in vobis est derelictus, qui vidit domum istam in gloria sua prima? et quid vos videtis hanc nunc? numquid […]

We Are the Ones Who Killed Him

The man of yesterday, like that of today, without distinction of race, color of skin, culture, country and continent, is directed almost exclusively toward the possession and use of material goods. And in the more specific cultural context of western society, it is not exaggerating to affirm that man works, organizes and manages human, political, […]

We Must Not Come Down with These Illnesses

We are mistaken if we think that in order to have European prosperity we need to come down with these illnesses [the diseases of the Western society]… Among the requirements of the European community are pseudo-values. The EU looks like a teenager who is testing the limits of morality and needs a Christian education. Europe was built […]

With Garrulous Loquacity

Below is the chapter appertaining to monastic silence from the Regula Monachorum of Columbanus Hibernus. Saint Columbanus (540 – 23 November 615; Irish: Columbán, meaning “the white dove”) was an Irish missionary notable for founding a number of monasteries on the European continent from circa 590 in the Frankish and Lombard kingdoms, most notably Luxeuil (in present-day France) and Bobbio (Italy), and stands as an exemplar of Irish missionary activity in early […]