Comparing Gold Coinages, Old and Modern

When we think of ancient gold coinage, there is the tendency to think in terms of contemporary coins. This is not the case, however. The two coinages are very different. The gold solidus of Constantine, … Continue reading


The Smartphone: A Double-Edged Sword

Technology, the work-saving redeemer of previous centuries, seems to be backfiring. As workers become more dependent on the modern equivalent of the steam engine, the smartphone, one should presumably find more time for recreation, rest … Continue reading


Understanding the Cross in a “Way of the Cross” Society

The following excerpt is taken from a speech titled “A Way of the Cross Society,” delivered at the American TFP’s 2014 National Conference on October 25th, in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania. And so we need a … Continue reading

The Family: A Social and Economic Unit

Why the Family Needs Outside Support

Everyone knows that parents are the primary educators and nurturers of their children. The family is the basic social unit upon which society is build. We can never stress enough the importance of the family … Continue reading

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Discouraging the Rise of Heroes

We live in an age of self-interest where each looks after his own pleasure and gratification. Ours is a culture that glorifies comfort, safety and health. It exudes carefree optimism, giving us the mistaken impression … Continue reading


Return to Order at Olivia’s

Written by Zechariah Long. Concerned Americans from the Gettysburg, Penn. area gathered together for a double book signing event with two award-winning authors on October 19. The topic of the meeting was “What’s Dividing the … Continue reading


The ISIS Problem: Wrong Beliefs Expressed Savagely

The late Sen. Eugene McCarthy once said that only two kinds of religion are permitted in America: strong beliefs vaguely expressed or vague beliefs strongly expressed. In a similar way, it could be said that … Continue reading


Return to Order at Catholic Men’s Conference

Written by Kevin Ritchie “Building a Legacy” was the theme of the St. Charles Catholic Men’s Conference held on October 11, 2014 at the Saint Charles Senior Living Community in Carthagena, Ohio. Nearly 100 men … Continue reading

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