Philip Kosloski

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St. Michael the Archangel, Defend Us in Battle

As we honor St. Michael the Archangel on September 29, let us take a look at the cosmic battle between Michael and Lucifer and explore how St. Michael was able to cast out Satan and his cohort of Fallen angels. Let us first look at Sacred...

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On “Hobbit Day”, a Look at Why So Many People Love J.R.R. Tolkien

As we celebrate “Hobbit Day” on September 22 this week (Frodo and Bilbo’s Birthday) the thought dawned on me that J.R.R. Tolkien's realm of Middle-Earth has captivated millions through his books as well as through the film adaptations. For...

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The World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

On Sunday Pope Francis mentioned the upcoming "World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation" that the Church now celebrates annually on September 1. He said that on Thursday "we will celebrate the Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, together...

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Mother Teresa's Beauty Reflects the Beauty of God

While truth is very powerful and can change the hearts of many, modern man is very skeptical of the truth and are even more skeptical of those who preach the truth and do not live it out. On the other hand, those who live wedded to the Truth and...

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5 Books About St. John Paul II For WYD Weekend

As the young people of the world visit the many holy sites of Poland for World Youth Day, one can not help but notice the profound impact Saint John Paul II had on the country. Everywhere you turn there are commemorations to the Polish hero,...

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Live This Day as if it Were Your Last and Only Day

With news of the most recent act of senseless violence in Nice, France, we are reminded again of the need to prepare our own souls for the journey home. Terrorists strike when we are most off-guard and in the most ordinary circumstances of life....

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There's a Right Way to Fight Tyranny, and a Wrong Way

During this Fortnight for Freedom, the US Bishops have asked us to “Hold firm, stand fast, and insist upon what belongs to you by right as Catholics. — Our First, Most Cherished Liberty.” Furthermore, Archbishop Lori has pointed out that we must...

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After International Pressure, Norway Returns Children to Bodnariu Family

Last November a Romanian Christian family living in Norway were accused of spanking their children, resulting in the seizure of their five children by Norwegian Child Protective Services. Some sources close to the family claim the drastic measure...

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Actress Patricia Heaton is a Courageous Voice for the Unborn

Once again, Patricia Heaton is under fire for her pro-life convictions. Last week she tweeted a pro-life message, supporting a crisis pregnancy center and maternity home in Washington D.C. Choose, celebrate, support Life! Thanks Northwest...

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Swiss Guards Carry the “Combat Rosary” Into Spiritual Battle

Each year on May 6 about two-dozen Swiss Guards are sworn into service, pledging to protect and defend the Pope at all costs. This year the Commander of the Swiss Guards, Col. Christoph Graf, highlighted the importance of the Rosary to the new...