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catholic Local Saints Come First
Every cathedral or church honored its special patrons


catholic What the Emblems of the Apostles Represent
How the medieval people recognized the statues of the Apostles


catholic The Dragon of Idolatry
Did St. George really fight a dragon & save a princess?


catholic Every Guild Had Its Patron Saint
Each profession found a saint to protect its work


catholic Knowing the Saints by their Emblems
The medievals found a way to easily identify their saints


catholic The Legend of the Sand Dollar
A shell rich in Catholic symbolism


catholicThe Significance of the Papal Red & White
What Pope Francis's refusal of the red cope means


catholicWhat Does the Peacock Represent?
A symbol of Christ's immortality and the all-seeing eye of God


catholicThe Symbolism of the Stag
In Catholic art and in the Wilton Diptych


catholicBe Wise as Serpents and Simple as Doves
The animal world has lessons for man


catholicMedieval Cathedral Symbol of Heaven
The symbols in the cathedral are meant to increase our hope


catholicHow Medieval Man Saw the Liturgy of the Mass
Every detail was filled with rich meaning and symbolism


catholicEverything in Nature Speaks of God and His Moral Law
The lessons man can find in the serpent, the falcon and the vulture


catholic‘Reading’ Medieval Architecture
A love of God and dedication that speak to us through the centuries


catholicAntidote for Evil: Snowflakes and Angels
A way to face today's onslaughts of immorality


catholicThe Bee, A Symbol of the Church
Many aspects of its life offer us beautiful analogies to admire


catholicThe White and Yellow of the Papal Flag
A gesture of loyalty to Pope Pius VII when Napoleon occupied Rome


catholicThe Cathedral: Symbol of Paradise
What each part of the church represents


catholicRed, White and Blue
How these colors came to represent the French crown and nation


catholicThe Middle Ages, a Forest Filled with Symbols
The universe as an immense book written by God and charged with meaning


catholicRequiescant in Pace ...
Colors and symbols of medieval mourning and burial rituals


catholicThe Twelve Days of Christmas Carol
What each gift of this carol represents


catholicSatanism in the Man's Domain
Objects that introduce Satanism and the macabre into normal life


catholicThe Subtle Invasion of Satanism
Catalogues increasingly offer household items that represent devils


catholic St. Peter and the Vatican Exhibit: Continuity and Shocking Change
A comparison between the traditional and post-conciliar symbols of the Papacy


catholicThe Luminous Angelic Protection
The role of the Angels in ruling the universe and protecting man in History


catholicThe Symbolism of Spring
A symbol of the Resurrection of Our Lord and God's richness


catholicSnowflakes Reflect the Diversity of God
No one snowflake is like another: the innocence of snow


catholicThe Ermine and the Symbolism of Purity in the Christmas Scene
Why the Child Jesus and the Kings are represented wearing ermine mantles


catholicGargoyles: Symbol of the Existence of Original Sin
In the medieval cathedrals the gargoyles were an invitation to be vigilant


catholicVice and Virtue Symbolized in the Animal Kingdom
What a medieval bestiary teaches us about symbology


catholicTemperance: The Lesson of the Waves
What comparison can we make between the ocean and human psychology?


catholicVotive Candles, Fire and the Love of God
Eletric candles profoundly harm Catholic devotions


catholicThe Four Beasts of the Gospel
The symbolism of the mission of each Evangelist


catholicThe Seven Last Words
Explanation by Mary of Agreda and application to our days


catholicThe Symbol of the Chalice in the Garden of Olives
The three chalices Our Lord drank in His agony


catholicThe Symbol of the Crown in the Reign of Mary
The triumph of Our Lady should be declared by an Ecumenical Council


catholicThe Symbol of the Sword in Today’s Defense of the Church
Tolerance is the key note of the New Religion





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