Category Archives: Culture

Preparing for a Pregnant Advent

By Charlie Johnston I have been working on a meaty piece. Sometimes these things just flow; other times it is like cold extrusion. On this one, I am earning every paragraph. I had been waiting to finish it before putting … Continue reading

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Eternal Thanksgiving

Wishing all in our TNRS family a Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving! Extending this wish to include our friends from all over the world at this time of feasting and celebrating in America, so grateful are we to be gathered at … Continue reading

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The Decisive Moment Has Come

By Charlie Johnston Although few yet understand what has happened, the Rubicon I spoke of a few days ago has been crossed. There is now no negotiated settlement or stand-down possible. Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, assigned to investigate possible collusion … Continue reading

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All Things Are Being Revealed

By Charlie Johnston What a wonderful celebration of the centennial of the penultimate Fatima apparition! Our Archbishop consecrated the entire Archdiocese to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Some Parishes held their own special Mass – and 73 Parishes live-streamed the … Continue reading

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In the End, My Immaculate Heart Will Triumph

[Many beautiful articles have been written for this centenary year of celebrating the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima. Motivational, inspirational and edifying contributions are everywhere.  It was Msgr. Charles Pope’s piece, based on last Sunday’s parable of the vineyard … Continue reading

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False Gods

By Charlie Johnston “There is no such thing as not worshipping. Everybody worships. The only choice we get is what to worship.” – David Foster Wallace   Some people on the right are completely dissatisfied with Congress. Others are completely … Continue reading

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Liberty on Trial With Daleiden

  By Charlie Johnston If you want to infuriate a Christian conservative, tell a scurrilous lie about him. If you want to infuriate an anti-God leftist, tell the truth about him – then prove it. The anti-God leftists who make … Continue reading

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Out of the Ashes

A hat tip to reader Ken from Ohio, who sent me this compilation concerning Anthony Esolen’s book, “Out of the Ashes: Rebuilding American Culture.” It is comprised first of a book review by Brad Miner from The Catholic Thing, then … Continue reading

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Fake News on Stilts

By Charlie Johnston The media and political world today are all atwitter over a report from CNN and Buzzfeed that Donald Trump is a Russian agent – and includes salacious details of perverted sex parties Trump supposedly participated in. The … Continue reading

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The Week Before Christmas

By Charlie Johnston ‘Tis the week before Christmas and I am keeping incredibly busy. I’ve got Christmas cards going out. I really want to get a lot out this year. When I am on the road it is such a … Continue reading

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