Returning to Oklahoma City for Our Lady

July 13, 2020

​On June 17, members of TFP-Louisiana and the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) assembled on the steps of the State Capitol Building in Oklahoma City. They were holding a rosary rally as part of the TFP’s Restore America Campaign. Young TFP volunteers are traveling to all 50 state capitals, […]

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TFP Caravan Spreads “Return to Order” Message Throughout the Lone Star State

July 10, 2020

Upon arrival to the “City of the Holy Angel” or San Angelo, Texas, the caravan of volunteers set up a campaign at a strategically busy junction. Support from the local populace was impressive. “That’s the most honks I’ve ever heard,” observed David, a native of Dallas, Texas.​​ This TFP-Texas caravan is part of the Restore […]

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A Clash of Two Caravans in Austin, Texas

July 10, 2020

It was sunny and pleasant as we assembled in front of the capitol building in Austin, Texas, with signs, banners, and a statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Some twenty-five local friends and supporters of TFP-Texas and the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) joined in the recitation of the […]

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Nationwide Prayer Tour Sweeps Through Baton Rouge

June 16, 2020

On June 13, volunteers of Tradition, Family and Property—Louisiana (TFP) prayed the rosary in front of the State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge. This was the last stop of the first leg of the Mother of Mercy Caravan. TFP volunteers have been traveling the country, hoping to pray the rosary at each state capital for […]

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Uniting the Nation Through Prayer in Jackson, Mississippi

June 16, 2020

America needs to pray now more than ever.  One powerful expression of this need is the public recitation of the Holy Rosary, which Our Lady asked the faithful to pray to obtain peace in these troubled times. With this in mind, the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) is traveling […]

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A Smile of Our Lady in Little Rock, Arkansas

June 16, 2020

June 10 began as a blustery and rainy day in the hills of the Ozark National Park, Arkansas. The volunteers from the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) and TFP-Louisiana had spent the previous day with a “restful” 16-mile hike in the Ozark mountains. They were worried that the weather […]

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Praying at the Steps of the Capital in Montgomery, Alabama

June 16, 2020

As our jam-packed 15 passenger van lumbered through the Georgia darkness, from the front came the words we had all anticipated; “Gentlemen, get ready, we’re probably setting up in the rain.” After a long day of campaign and adventure, the ten young volunteers of the Mercy for America campaign prepared to set up tents for […]

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Announcing the 50 State Rosary Tour to Restore America

June 8, 2020

In face of coronavirus panic and civil unrest, Tradition, Family, Property – Louisiana has joined the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) in launching a special campaign called, “Mary, Mother of Mercy, Restore America.” Many people feel helpless and have been asking themselves if there is anything that can be […]

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TFP Louisiana Commemorates Centenary of Saint Joan of Arc’s Canonization at New Orleans Event

June 8, 2020

On May 30, 2020, members of Tradition, Family and Property—Louisiana hosted their annual commemoration of the feast day of Saint Joan of Arc at her monument in New Orleans, Louisiana.  This year was extraordinary because it marked the hundredth anniversary of her canonization. Her gilded equestrian monument stands in the French quarter as a model […]

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6 Lessons of Saint Joan of Arc at TFP Academy Graduation

June 2, 2020

On the beautiful day of May 30th, St. Louis de Montfort Academy held its graduation for the Class of 2020. Parents and some members of the clergy traveled for this special day which coincided with the feast of St. Joan of Arc. The month of May was the centenary of her canonization by the Universal […]

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Col. John W. Ripley: A Hero Hollywood Will Never Mention

May 24, 2020

Mediocrity and egoism are engrained in the modern world. Heroism, self-sacrifice, and honor are often unwelcome and seldom given the admiration they deserve. After all, we are taught that comfort, security, and personal advancement come first. How many men are willing to go beyond the call of duty for an ideal greater than themselves? America […]

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The Importance of Charity in Times of Chaos

May 21, 2020

The renowned Catholic thinker and activist, Prof. Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira, once said, “In times of great crisis there are two types of men; those who are overwhelmed by the crisis and those who rise up to resist the trend of events and so change the course of history.” Currently, America is experiencing a crisis. […]

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Father De Smet and Fortitude in the Face of the Plague

May 11, 2020

History is full of examples of fortitude in the face of adversity. One such figure is  Father Pierre De Smet, S.J. This priest faced physical hardship and dangers as he gave everything for the salvation of souls. He even confronted the plague, which should serve as a lesson for our time. Men of Different Caliber […]

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What a Millennial Can Learn From the Wisdom of the Older Generations

May 10, 2020

The Chinese virus crisis (COVID-19) has given us all more time with the stay-at-home orders in place nationwide. Thus, I decided to call my grandparents and ask what they thought about it. A pleasant conversation ensued in which they gave the wonderful advice to remain calm and trust in God. Upon hanging up the phone, […]

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Cardinal Mindszenty’s Praise of Mothers

May 9, 2020

“The most important person on earth is a mother. She cannot claim the honor of having built Notre Dame Cathedral. She need not. “She has built something more magnificent than any cathedral – a dwelling for an immortal soul, the tiny perfection of her baby’s body… “The angels have not been blessed with such a […]

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A Maternal Relationship with Our Lady

May 8, 2020

It seems to me that this invocation (Mother of God) has a very important point: it is that since Our Lady is the Mother of God, by a series of consequences She also is, and especial so, the Mother of men, and therefore, our Mother. I believe that the most precious grace that one can […]

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Warning! A Virus Threatens America’s Future and Christian Civilization

April 27, 2020

The Catholic Concept of the Common Good Is the Antidote to the Pandemic’s Ideological Manipulation America and the world now face a turning point in history that will define generations to come. In addition to the suffering and death toll, the coronavirus pandemic might trigger the greatest changes that humanity has faced in Christianity’s two […]

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If Saving Lives is What Matters Now, Why Allow Abortions?

April 27, 2020

On April 18, two dozen pro-lifers prayed the mysteries of the Rosary and sang hymns outside the Houston Women’s Clinic on San Jacinto Street. Observing social distancing, they prayed and held signs that read, “Honk Against Abortion,” and, “A Child is a Blessing Not a Disease.” Sadly, the abortion facility’s parking lot was not empty. […]

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Government Can’t Keep Acting Like Money Grows on Trees

April 22, 2020

A trillion dollars used to be a lot of money. In the past, most people never even thought in these terms since it seemed so far from reality. A trillion was like a gazillion. Few knew how many zeros were involved. However, times have changed. Our economy has expanded, and the value of goods and […]

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Is it “Prudent” to Withhold the Sacraments?

April 20, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott upheld the right for churches to remain open in Texas during the coronavirus crisis. He sensibly recognized they are essential to citizens. Yet, the doors to Catholic Churches remain closed. “If people come to church to pray and receive the sacraments, the coronavirus will spread,” say the “prudent” ones. Many Catholics are […]

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Why We Need Our Lady

April 20, 2020

Although we receive the necessary graces for our salvation, we still need special graces to persevere. This is because the process of the decadence of a soul generally follows a pattern. First, one commits acts of ingratitude that cause a retraction of grace. This causes the person in the state of grace to deteriorate slowly […]

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Amid Coronavirus Trials, Think of Heavenly Things

April 13, 2020

In times of great suffering like ours, it does us good to think about heavenly things. Such considerations are constant reminders that our greatest concerns should be our union with God in this world and the next. Indeed, in times past, people commonly raised their hearts to Heaven, which made all their woes seem small. […]

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The True Meaning of Easter

April 12, 2020

by Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira The Resurrection represents the eternal and definitive triumph of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the complete defeat of his adversaries, and the supreme argument of our faith. Saint Paul said that, if Christ had not resurrected, our faith would be vain. The whole edifice of our beliefs is founded on the […]

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No Holy Communion. What Now?

April 6, 2020

​by Cesar Franco When news spread that the coronavirus was on American soil and that shelter-in-place orders were possible, there was a rush to the grocery stores. People wanted to stock up on goods in the face of uncertainty. Curiously, there was no rush to the churches. No one thought they would become inaccessible. Without […]

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True Femininity Clashes with Feminist Holiday in Texas

April 3, 2020

​by John Paul Tomba   On March 8, many women nationwide dressed up and celebrated a special occasion. They explained to curious bystanders that they were observing Lady Day, a special day to celebrate how women might embrace their God-given role in society. Thousands of women felt as if they were truly “liberated” from the […]

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Why Spiritual Needs are Essential Needs

March 27, 2020

​by Cesar Franco With the coronavirus crisis, things are moving so rapidly that no one knows what tomorrow will bring. The latest development is governors and county judges issuing “stay at home” orders. Nobody should leave home unless for “essential needs,” they say. Of course, religious services are not deemed essential and must be kept […]

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Hygiene Yes, But Above All Faith

March 22, 2020

by John Horvat II Our reaction to the coronavirus reflects the crisis of our secular godless society. The problem is not the virus—as potentially lethal as it might be. This outbreak is a biological fact, like so many that have plagued humanity over the ages. While a virus is apolitical, it can, however, have political […]

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Saint Joseph Honored in New Orleans Despite Chinese Virus

March 20, 2020

​by John Paul Tomba On  March 19, 2020 members of Tradition, Family, Property—Louisiana hosted an annual Saint Joseph’s Altar at their New Orleans center. A Saint Joseph’s Altar is an Italian tradition in which families set up altars with breads and treats to honor the Protector of the Universal Church on his feast day. This […]

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St. Joseph, Martyr of Grandeur

March 19, 2020

​by Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira To even begin to comprehend the nature of Saint Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church, we must bear in mind two awe-inspiring facts. Saint Joseph is the virgin-husband of Our Lady and the guardian-father of Our Lord. The husband must be proportional to the wife. Saint Joseph’s spouse is the […]

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St. Francisco of Fatima Calls us to Make Special Reparation

March 16, 2020

by Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira We will comment on the dialog of the Fatima seer, now-Saint Francisco Marto, as recorded in an excerpt from the famous book, The True Story of Fatima, by Fr. John de Marchi. In this dialog during Francisco’s last illness, Sister Lúcia asks him: As she sat next to Francisco’s bed, […]

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