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Celebrate All Souls Day with St. John Henry Newman


St. John Henry Newman for All Souls Day   In this week's Inner Sanctum I read and discuss three poems by St. John Henry Newman for All Souls Day. We also continue on our pilgrimage to Rome with Hilaire Belloc, hearing him wax lyrical on Europe and the Faith. Beginning a discussion of The Aeneid, I [...]

Celebrate All Souls Day with St. John Henry Newman2020-10-29T17:08:21+00:00

Newly Posted in the Inner Sanctum


Newly Posted in the Inner Sanctum   Looking forward to Halloween, Joseph Pearce selects three suitably creepy poems by Edgar Allan Poe for the Poem of the Week podcast. The third and final part of a podcast discussion on Homer's Odyssey. Continuing our pilgrimage to Rome with Hilaire Belloc, we find the indomitable pilgrim in [...]

Newly Posted in the Inner Sanctum2020-10-26T12:53:02+00:00

Give the Devil Enough Rope


Give the devil enough rope and he'll hang himself. Give him enough power and he'll hang us first.... https://theimaginativeconservative.org/2020/10/give-devil-enough-rope-joseph-pearce.html

Give the Devil Enough Rope2020-10-26T12:31:03+00:00

Solzhenitsyn and American Culture


I've contributed an essay to a new book on Solzhenitsyn. The book is well worth reading. Check it out.... https://undpressnews.nd.edu/news/new-anthology-explores-alexander-solzhenitsyns-work/

Solzhenitsyn and American Culture2020-10-19T23:22:58+00:00

Discussing Old Thunder


Here's my discussion with Deal Hudson on my biography of Hilaire Belloc for Deal's "Church and Culture" radio show... https://avemariaradio.net/audio-archive/church-and-culture-october-17-2020-hour-2/

Discussing Old Thunder2020-10-19T23:11:11+00:00

Arrogant Imperialism


Exposing the arrogant imperialism of the European Union.... https://theimaginativeconservative.org/2020/10/arrogant-imperialism-european-union-joseph-pearce.html

Arrogant Imperialism2020-10-19T23:07:20+00:00

In Praise of St. John Henry Newman


Celebrating the first anniversary of the canonization of St. John Henry Newman: https://theimaginativeconservative.org/2020/10/praise-newman-anniversary-canonization-jan-franczak-joseph-pearce.html

In Praise of St. John Henry Newman2020-10-15T20:49:24+00:00

Saints, Sinners & Suffering


Everyone suffers, the good and bad alike. What makes saints and sinners different is the way that they respond to the suffering that comes their way. This is the theme of an essay of mine, the editorial to the latest issue of the St. Austin Review, which has just been re-published by the National Catholic [...]

Saints, Sinners & Suffering2020-10-12T21:16:11+00:00

What’s New in the Inner Sanctum


Joseph Pearce reads and discusses two poems honouring Saint Teresa of Avila by Richard Crashaw. The pilgrimage to Rome with Hilaire Belloc continues. Joseph Pearce discusses the connection between Odysseus and the mystery of suffering. This week's Ladydale Diary focuses on autumnal days and sleepless nights with the Pearce family. Please support Joseph Pearce and [...]

What’s New in the Inner Sanctum2020-10-08T22:02:45+00:00
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