Fr. Walter J. Ciszek, S.J. Day

By John M. DeJak / October 16, 2011 /

Today is Fr. Walter J. Ciszek, S.J. Day in Shenandoah, PA. St. Casimir’s, the boyhood parish of Fr. Ciszek hosts this annual day to pray for his Cause of Canonization. In typical good Polish style, there is Mass, a hearty meal, and a social afterwards. Why should we pray for Fr. Ciszek’s canonization? G.K. Chesterton once commented: The saint…

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Cardinal Mindszenty Foundation: “An American Crucible: Barack Obama and America’s Two Great Debates”

By John M. DeJak / October 16, 2011 /

 An excellent analysis from the October 2011 Mindszenty Report. Check out our friends at the Cardinal Mindszenty Foundation.

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Francis Thompson: A Reflection on the Poetic Vocation

By John M. DeJak / October 2, 2011 /

Is there such a thing as a “poetic vocation?” What is it that the poet sees that the rest of us don’t? Veteran Catholic journalist and Wanderer Forum Foundation Board Member Frank Morriss tells us in this truly Catholic appreciation of English poet Francis Thompson (1859-1907). More than simply an analysis of Thompson and his work,…

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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 /

…King echoed Aquinas when he said, in his Letter from Birmingham Jail, that “An unjust law is a code that is out of harmony with the moral law.” Unjust laws…

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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 /

…the natural law. From the Introduction: “What [Notre Dame] is not–and has not been since I’ve been here–is a Catholic university, i.e., an institution of higher learning where the Catholic…

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