Faith, History

The Crimson Thread: The Romanian Horizon of ‘Quis ut Deus?’

Written for the Month of January Which the Church Dedicates to the Holy Name of Jesus Introduction The Legionary Movement of Romania (Legionaries) under the name of the Legion of the Archangel Michael (Legiunea Arhanghelului Mihail) was founded June 24, 1927 by Cornelieu Zelea-Codreanu (also Englished as Codregnu), then aged 26 years and led by… Continue reading The Crimson Thread: The Romanian Horizon of ‘Quis ut Deus?’

Faith, History

The Conversion of England: a Labour of Blood, Sweat and Jacobites?

If you pick up an old pre-Vatican II, English Missal or prayer book, amongst the varieties of other beautiful prayers, liturgies and hymns, you will find at least a prayer for the conversion of England. The conversion of our country is something that good, loyal Catholics have been longing for since the dreadful day in… Continue reading The Conversion of England: a Labour of Blood, Sweat and Jacobites?

Analysis, History

Armistice Day at the Menin Gate: the Centenary and Beyond

An essay written to commemorate the re-opening of the Lion and Tusk Museum of the Rhodesian Service Association in Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, N.Z. - Linde Symonds “For God created all things that they might be: and He made the nations of the world for health; and there is no poison of destruction in them, nor… Continue reading Armistice Day at the Menin Gate: the Centenary and Beyond

Faith, History

Kirishtan: Christianity in Sengoku Japan

With the recent beatification of Justo Takayama, who lived from 1552 to 1615, many Christians, especially Catholics, are left surprised - when did Christianity reach Japan? As Christians, it is our duty to understand, and relate to the experiences of our brethren wherever they may be. The mainstream understanding of the development of Catholicism in… Continue reading Kirishtan: Christianity in Sengoku Japan