Angelus September - October 2016 "Fortitude"

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Theme: Fortitude

  • Esto vir! Fortitude at the school of Archbishop Lefebvre, by Bishop Tissier de Mallerais, SSPX
  • Heroism in Literature, by Andrew J. Clarendon
  • Building Strength, by Fr. Michael McMahon, SSPX 
  • True Fathers as We Need Them, by Fr. Herve de la Tour, SSPX

Faith and Morals

  • Feast of the Holy Cross, by Fr. Christopher Danel, SSPX 
  • Decline in Fortitude and Direction, Extracts from Alexander Solzhenitsyn's Commencement Address, Harvard '78
  • "Our Dear Rector", by Fr. Dominique Bourmaud, SSPX  


  • An Apostolic Missionary, by Fr. J. M. Mestre, SSPX 
  • Bearing Trials, by a Benedictine monk

Christian Culture

  • Notre-Dame du Puy-en-Velay, by Dr. Marie-France Hilgar
  • Corruption, Courage, and Rage, by Dr. John Rao
  • Forming the Conscience, by SSPX Sisters
  • Books Review: The Awakening of Miss Prim, by Andrew Senior

Question and Answer

  • Can a priest require a child to perform apostolic or social work before receiving the sacrament of Confirmation?
  • Is the administration of Extreme Unction valid if the priest does not anoint the hands and feet?
  • Should one always announce a mystery when one announces a decade of the rosary for a special intention?

News from Tradition

  • A Mother's Beautiful Response
  • Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Close St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
  • Christians in the Middle East and the West's Silence
  • Pope Francis Appoints Apostolic Administrator for the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Theological Studies

  • Fortitude vs. the Revolution, by Marcel de Corte (Itineraires magazine #2242-243, 1980)

The Last Word, by  Fr. Daniel Courture, SSPX