Tag Archive: heroism

The Admiral

“The day I saw the Admiral for the first and final time, my mouth fell wide open, and my eyes blinked with surprise!”

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On Heroism: A Letter to My Children

“How you wish your hands were great like those of God, that you could seize the smokestacks of the terrorized Titanic and take her out…”

Hope at Damietta

Read this historical fiction story from the perspective of a Christian crusader taken prisoner by the Saracens after the defeat at Fariskur.

The Diamond of England: The Mission and Martyrdom of St. Edmund Campion

“Edmund Campion truly was ‘a man for all seasons’ in his own right. He was a student, a teacher, a scholar, an author, a missionary, and so much more. He was a man of both words and deeds.”

When I Am Weak, Then I Am Strong: Frodo’s Providential Heroism

Read this persuasive argument that Frodo Baggins’ heroism was not at all diminished by his human weakness, but rather served to highlight the power of Divine Providence and Saving Grace.

For the Glory of the Marines: The Life and Legacy of Major John Pitcairn

Immerse yourself in the dramatic and engaging story of this inescapably paradoxical and unflinchingly heroic Royal Marine who fought and died during the American War for Independence.

Silence Louder Than Words: A Movie Review of “A Man for All Seasons”

When King Henry VIII declares himself Head of the Church in England, his devoutly Catholic chancellor Sir Thomas More refuses to acknowledge the title, which leads to his martyrdom.

Bringing Sight to the Blind: A Movie Review of “Amazing Grace”

Discover the deeply moving story of William Wilberforce, a young politician who stood out in the 18th century British parliament and championed the abolition the British Slave Trade.