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The Jagermeister Logo shows a stag with a cross appearing between its antlers.

The Saint behind the Jagermeister Logo is also one of the 14 Holy Helpers

By John B. Manos / September 20, 2011 /

Back in the second century, Rome had not yet converted and was yet hostile to Catholics. A General in Emperor Trajan’s army, Placidis (as he was known before his Christening), was known to be a good man who performed good acts. One day, he discovered Him who was behind goodness in the strangest way, which…

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The Natural Law

By Charles E. Rice / August 18, 2011 /

THE NATURAL LAW Charles E. Rice Professor Emeritus, Notre Dame Law School Address, Canon Law Conference Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe LaCrosse, Wisconsin August 9, 2011 What is the natural law and why do we need it? The “September Pope,” John Paul I, at his general audience on September 6, 1978, gave us a…

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Where Did I Come From? Where Am I Going? How Do I Get There?

By John M. DeJak / August 18, 2011 /

Growing up in a world marked by wars, disasters, family troubles, and rampant secularism, today’s Catholic teens and young adults need straight answers on their purpose in life. What better guide than a manual featuring the teachings of St. Thomas Aquinas and Pope John Paul II presented by a world-class teacher and an experienced seminary instructor? This…

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The Splendor of the Christian Marriage

By wffstaff / August 13, 2011 /

Address given by Most Rev. Godfrey M. P. Okoye
Bishop of Lagos, Nigeria
Ninth National Wanderer Forum, 1973

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Saving Christian Marriage

By John M. DeJak / July 30, 2011 /

 Saving Christian Marriage contains the texts of talks given at a National Wanderer Forum “The Splendor of Christian Marriage.” The underlying theme is Marriage is a path to salvation for the spouses. They are vowed before God to seek Him together. There are two beautifully written pieces on theology of marriage, how it requires holiness and…

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The Catholic Church and the Obama Nation

By John M. DeJak / July 24, 2011 /

Never before in its history has the United States been so secular and godless. Never before has there been such hostility—overtly and covertly – toward not only the Catholic Church and her teachings, but also toward common sense.  This, unfortunately, is the program of the Obama Administration.  Indeed, it is not inappropriate to say that…

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What Happened to Notre Dame?

By John M. DeJak / July 6, 2011 /

When the University of Notre Dame announced that President Barack Obama would speak at its 2009 Commencement and would receive an honorary doctor of laws degree, the reaction was more than anyone expected. Students, faculty, alumni and friends of Notre Dame denounced the honoring of Obama, who is the most relentlessly pro-abortion public official in…

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Citizens of the Heavenly City: A Catechism of Catholic Social Teaching

By John M. DeJak / July 6, 2011 /

What is Catholic Social Teaching? Oftentimes Catholics hear conflicting voices as to what exactly this essential teaching of the Church is. Now comes a solid textbook for studying that rich tradition of the Church’s doctrine; nay, more than a textbook, it is a handbook for applying the truth of Christ to the moral problems of…

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Adoration is the Way to Go

By Charles E. Rice / June 23, 2011 /

Are you sick of politics? Consider the derivation of the word. Some say that “poli” means many and “tics” are little blood-sucking creatures. The profession of politics, of course, is honorable. But, whatever side we were on in the recent elections, we can be excused if we suspect that politicians don’t have all the answers,…

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The Winning Side

By John M. DeJak / June 6, 2011 /

Is it possible to build a culture of life in the United States? At least 40 million Americans have died by legalized abortion, euthanasia is accepted practice, and a pagan culture is hostile to morality and family. Professor Charles E. Rice of Notre Dame Law School says we can build that culture of life. In…

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