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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Coronavirus Cancels Drag Queen Story Hour

March 14, 2020

by Cesar Franco The fear surrounding the coronavirus has negatively affected the economy and led to the cancellation of major conventions throughout the country. One such convention is called the South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. The tech event that normally attracts over 250,000 people was abruptly cancelled. This year, the official schedule listed […]

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This is the Sure Cure for Coronaphobia

March 13, 2020

by John Horvat II The coronavirus dominates world news, whipping up a hysteria rarely seen in modern times. While the virus has yet to display its full fury, the reaction to it is at a frenzy. There are two spectacles taking place: the coronavirus and the fear of the coronavirus that might be called coronaphobia. […]

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Battling for God’s Glory- TFP Regional Conference in Lafayette

March 12, 2020

Friends and supporters of Tradition, Family, Property—Louisiana gathered on March 7, 2020 for a day-long conference at the TFP headquarters in Lafayette. The theme was: Battling for God’s Glory While Awaiting Mary’s Triumph. Mr. James Bascom from the TFP Washington Bureau gave the first presentation titled “Environmentalism: Why Green is the New Red.” Mr. Bascom […]

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Novena to St. Patrick

March 9, 2020

O great apostle of Ireland, glorious Saint Patrick, to whom under God so many are indebted for the most precious of all treasures, the great gift of faith, receive our fervent thanks for the zeal and charity that have been to thousands the blessings so invaluable. We ask your intervention in receiving; [Mention your intentions […]

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Pro-Life Wave Sweeps the South

March 2, 2020

   Pro-Life Wave Sweeps the South By John Paul Tomba On January 17, 2020, ten volunteers from Tradition, Family, Property Louisiana (TFPLA) set out on the annual “winter caravan” to defend life. The caravan of young activists covered hundreds of miles across three states, reinforcing the main marches for life and doing street campaigns […]

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A Tour of Venice – Commentaries of Professor Plinio Correa de Oliveira

February 28, 2020

As part of its Talk & Tea program, Tradition, Family, Property – Louisiana sponsored a beautifully illustrated talk on the Catholic spirit of Venice for a dynamic group of ladies from Louisiana and Texas on February 15th. The event provided a much-needed reprieve in overly busy lives. It was a few hours that nourished minds […]

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Draggieland Drag Queen Show Not Welcome at Texas A&M

February 24, 2020

By Zechariah Long Texas is a God fearing state that cherishes moral values. That is precisely why dozens of students at Texas A&M organized a peaceful protest against the first drag show hosted on campus called  “Draggieland.”  The exhibit of moral depravity was opposed by a coalition of Catholic students and volunteers of Tradition Family […]

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Marching Against Abortion in the Rio Grande Valley

February 21, 2020

On February 8 members of TFP Texas joined around 700 Catholic pro-lifers in McAllen, Texas to publicly oppose the sin of abortion. Most people may not know, but Roe vs Wade originated in Texas. As a result, the state has multiple marches for life. Austin, Dallas, San Antonio all have their own public rallies against […]

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Chivalry in Action at TFP Texas Center

February 18, 2020

On the beautiful afternoon of February 15, the Tradition, Family Property—Texas center in the city of Humble hosted a sword-fighting class and educational talk titled, “Putting Chivalry into Practice: How to be Pro-Life Crusaders.” The “Call to Chivalry Day” is a simple half-day program based on the much longer summer camps held by the TFP […]

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Taking a Principled Stand, Not a Personal One

January 1, 2020

​As practicing Catholics, we are filled with compassion and pray for those who struggle against violent temptation to sin, be it toward homosexual sin or otherwise. We are conscious of the enormous difference between these individuals who struggle with their weaknesses and strive to overcome them and others who transform their sin into a reason […]

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“Youth was not made for pleasure, but for heroism!”

December 11, 2019

By John Paul Tomba “He who hasn’t given everything, hasn’t given anything!”     “It is better to be an eagle for a minute, than a toad for a lifetime!”      Young men shouted out these statements from atop a cliff overlooking the grand White River valley. Seemingly on top of the world, they […]

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The First Commandment

September 20, 2019

By Thomas Drake I am the Lord your God. You shall have no other gods before me. (Exodus 20,2-3) A special Synod of Bishops will gather next month in Rome for three weeks, to discuss a “Church with an Amazon face”.  Concerned Catholics are increasingly gathering together to understand, study and scrutinize this major event […]

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Young Pro-lifers Battle for the Soul of Texas

September 20, 2019

By Cesar Franco Texas is seen as a place where people are attached to God, family, guns, and land. This remains true. However, the Sexual Revolution and the rule of money over morals have taken their toll. Another Texas is emerging that espouses abortion, homosexuality, and socialism. The twenty-four young men traveling on a prolife […]

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