Happiness and Heroism: Two TFP Houston Talks – June 1, 2019

On June 1, Tradition Family Property—Texas hosted two talks by long-time TFP member Norman Fulkerson for friends and supporters at the Historic Italian Cultural and Community Center in Houston. Mr. Fulkerson is the author of the award-winning book An American Knight: The Life of Colonel John W. Ripley (USMC) and is a contributor to Crusade Magazine.



First Sunday Talk: Apparitions of Saint Michael the Archangel – May 25, 2019

Tradition, Family, Property–Louisiana held its monthly First Sunday Talk at its New Orleans center. Speaker Ben Broussard spoke about little-known events in Catholic history. The topic was the apparitions of Saint Michael, the Prince of the Heavenly Hosts, who rarely appears to men. When he does, the presence of the great archangel remains for all ages.


Why Does Our Lady Weep? – March 3, 2019

TFP-Louisiana hosted the inaugural First Sunday Talk at its New Orleans center. The gathering served as a way to prepare for Lent in contrast to the Mardi Gras excesses. The talk focused on a poorly-known occurrence in the history of New Orleans. In July 1972, the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima miraculously wept human tears in the city.



Where Did Catholic Militancy Go? – Feb. 9, 2019

On February 9, a group of men gathered at the Tradition, Family and Property house in Humble, Tex. to discuss a timely topic: the horrible new abortion law passed in New York with the support of Catholic legislators and the lack of Catholic response to it. Referring to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who signed the bill, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said that “I don’t think excommunication is an appropriate response.”


TFP Student Action Men’s Conference Dec. 28, 2018 – Jan. 2, 2019

“Prayer, Study, Action.” This trilogy summed up the TFP Student Action Men’s Conference that took place from Dec 28 – Jan 2 at the headquarters of the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property, in Spring Grove, Penn. I was happy to be part of a group of TFP-LA members and friends from Texas and Louisiana attending the five-day event. Other participants came from Florida, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. There were workshops on how to debate and how to mount an effective protest rally. Lecture titles ranged from “Abortion, Same-sex ‘Marriage’ and Transgenderism: Anti-Sacraments of the Revolution” to “The Dangers of Technology.”


A Louisiana ‘Return to Order’ Conference – March 11, 2017

On March 11, 2017, the organization Tradition, Family, Property – Louisiana held its 2017 Regional Conference at its headquarters in Lafayette, Louisiana. Close to eighty friends and supporters came from throughout the state and neighboring Texas. The theme for the event was “Return to Order: Preparing for the Centennial and America’s Fatima Future.”



Tradition, Family, and Property Regional Conference – Lafayette, Lousiana – March, 2015

• “Return to Order: Understanding the Post-Modern World and Creating a Catholic Culture.”
• “The Importance of America’s Attraction for Heroism and the Sublime.”
• “Beyond the Bunker – Fighting Conservative Isolationism.”

These were the three topics that gathered close to 100 people at the TFP Regional Conference in Lafayette, Louisiana this past March.



TFP Louisiana Conference March 29, 2014

March 29, 2014, was a typical spring day in southern Louisiana, temperate and sunny, perfect for a lively gathering of concerned Catholics at Mary’s house, headquarters of TFP-Louisiana, in Lafayette. Supporters and friends from around Louisiana and neighboring states met for a one-day conference, featuring guest speakers from the American TFP headquarters in Pennsylvania, and Mr. Thomas Drake, TFP-Louisiana president.


A Counter-Revolutionary Afternoon in Louisiana – Feb. 11, 2012

With one of the property’s majestic live oaks in the background, the 20′ red and gold campaign standard of the TFP is raised and the Nicene Creed is sung to start off the TFP-Louisiana 2012 Regional Conference. As in the two previous years, the day-long event was held at the organization’s headquarters in Lafayette. Some 50 dedicated Catholics from the Bayou and Lone Star states attended.



TFP-Louisiana Regional Conference – Feb. 19, 2011

The TFP-Louisiana Regional Conference was held at the organization’s headquarters in Lafayette. Meetings began at 10am, broke for lunch, and continued until 6pm, being followed by further refreshments. As the living room and library open into each other they made for a wonderful meeting room. Over 40 people from Louisiana and Texas attended the day’s talks.




Catholic Action: Why the Need? – March 21 & 22, 2009

On March 21 and 22, Tradition, Family Property-Louisiana and America Needs Fatima held two regional one-day conferences in Louisiana centered on the theme of the need for Catholic action. The setting for the first conference was Grand Coteau, one of Louisiana’s charming historic towns.