The Angelus - Authority at Risk

While authority has been rebelled against since the time of the angels, the pervasive nonchalance and outright disgust towards our leaders is only snowballing.

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“Why would I have to do this? Can’t I do what I want with my time?’ These and similar reflections are commonly heard coming from the lips of teenagers, today, as yesterday. Is this simply because of a generational gap? Is it indicative of a perennial difficulty elders have in understanding their subjects? It seems to be rather the perennial paradox of harmonizing individual liberties with social authority.

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Theme: Authority at Risk

  • Fatherly Authority by Randall C. Flanery, Ph.D.
  • “Learn from me”: Aspects of Authority in Frankenstein by Andrew J. Clarendon
  • The Good of Authority by Brian M. McCall
  • Music on the Rocks by Dr. Andrew Childs
  • A Treacherous Dilemma by Fr. Dominique Bourmaud, SSPX

Faith and Morals

  • Feasts of Our Lady: The Immaculate Conception by Fr. Christopher Danel
  • Cost Benefit Analysis by Robert Morrison
  • Pope St. Pius X: Our Apostolic Mandate - Excerpts from "Our Apostolic Mandate" by Pope St. Pius X


  • Secularism by Mrs. Elizabeth Spencer
  • The Authority of the Benedictine Abbot by a Benedictine Monk
  • Misacantano —A Poem by José de Valdivielso

Christian Culture

  • St. Andrew In Art by Dr. Marie-France Hilgar
  • Pious Mugging: Legitimate Authority, Arbitrary Power, and Protestantism by Dr. John Rao
  • Questions and Answers by Fr. Juan-Carlos Iscara, SSPX

News from Tradition

  • Church and World 
  • Canon Law and Pastoral Theology of Marriage by Fr. François Knittel, SSPX       
  • The Last Word by Fr. Daniel Couture, SSPX

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