Category Archive: Articles

Kingdom Come: Five Spiritual Exercises for Lent

“Reflect upon how you yourself are going to reflect God’s love in your own life, to bring His ‘Kingdom Come’…”

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Whimsical Wonders and Stellar Surprises: Mixing and Mingling with a Constellation of Fantasy and Sci-Fi Celebrities

“Little Drew Barrymore became a mini-superstar and a literally overnight sensation as she was sent on a whirlwind publicity tour around the globe…”

Miraculous Waters: A Troubadour’s Link to Lourdes

“My grandmother Mairie would also travel back to her homeland once and awhile to see her family, and would always go to Lourdes when there…”

Sven Stolpe: The Swedish Waugh

“A writer, journalist, hagiographer, playwright, cultural critic, and Catholic convert became well known in Sweden during large parts of the 20th century. The man was Sven Stolpe…”

The Pleasure of His Majesty: Kingship in the Works of the Inklings

“Their kings are neither the figureheads with which we are familiar in everyday life nor the all-powerful despots the modern mind conjures up…Rather, they are mythic figures of romance, images, like their prototypes of Arthur and Charlemagne, of Christ the King.”

No True Knight: A Critique of Chivalry in George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire”

“With A Song of Ice and Fire unfinished, the question remains open whether Martin believes the purification of chivalry, on a large scale and for the long term, is likely, or even possible…”

Imperiling Empowerment: An Analysis of “Let It Go” in Disney’s “Frozen”

“‘Let It Go’ informs the audience of the evil and the despair that Elsa has the potential to fall into, while keeping her a completely sympathetic character…”

The Death of General Wolfe: A Social Commentary on Art and Identity

“He responded that he was a French and Indian War reenactor, a devotee of British General James Wolfe…In fact, he said had just participated in a living tableau of Benjamin West’s iconic painting of Wolfe’s death.”