A Sad Note in a Sad Tale

The sinking of the Titanic still captures the minds of many a century after the event took place. Although there are many tales of bravery, courage, and sorrow associated with the ill-fated ship, the one below is among the less well-known. But perhaps the fact that this little item made it back home shows that … Continue reading A Sad Note in a Sad Tale

The Blow of the Archangel

Click the link to learn more, readers: 7 Sanctuaries linked by a straight line: The legendary Sword of St. Michael Gelsomino Del Guercio According to legend, the line represents the blow with which St. Michael sent the devil to hell. A mysterious imaginary line links seven monasteries, from Ireland to Israel. Is it just a … Continue reading The Blow of the Archangel

“Blessed Are the Merciful, for They Shall Obtain Mercy”

Heroism often flowers in the most horrible situations and places. The story of Teresio Olivelli is one of the more recent reminders of this truth. Despite straying into the darkness of Fascism and Nazism, Teresio quickly abandoned both ideologies when their true aims became apparent. He began working against both the German Nazis and the … Continue reading “Blessed Are the Merciful, for They Shall Obtain Mercy”