Book Review: Those Terrible Middle Ages

The Middle Ages is privileged material: one can say what one wants about it with the quasi-certitude of never being contradicted. –Régine Pernoud Now the center of my studies on Catholic liturgical tradition, under my magnifying glass to determine what the phrase “Christian Culture” really means, the Age of Faith (a.k.a. Middle Ages) has become my obsession and object…

Learn Church Latin for Free

My basic philosophy of learning Church Latin is that your textbooks should be the prayers and texts of the Church. After all, If those prayers and texts are what you want to learn to understand, you should get started with them immediately! And thanks to the work of hundreds (thousands?) of people who get things scanned…

Quotes of the Week

Read, read, read, that’s all my husband thinks I do! It is all I do, actually. But I don’t like to read alone, I like to share. So here are some of my favorite quotes from my current reads this week. + – + – + – + – + – + – + – +…

Book Review: A Continual Feast

If you like to cook, you must have this book: A Continual Feast: A Cookbook to Celebrate the Joys of Family and Faith throughout the Christian Year by Evelyn Birge Vitz   Just what the subtitle describes, this is the cookbook you need for feasting with your Domestic Church–well, for feasting mostly, but there is even a little chapter…