Donald R. McClarey

Herman Wouk: Requiescat in Pace

Herman Wouk has died at age 103.  A Navy veteran of the War in the Pacific, he became a celebrated novelist after the War.  To me his best novel will always be the Caine Mutiny, in which he drew upon

Read More »
Donald R. McClarey

Personally Opposed

“What we want, and all we want, is to have with us the men who think slavery wrong. But those who say they hate slavery, and are opposed to it, but yet act with the Democratic party — where are

Read More »
Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Blessed Antonia Mesina

The flower of my life. Blessed Antonia Mesina as described by her mother.  

Read More »

PopeWatch: John Rist

Professor John Rist, a convert from agnosticism to Catholicism, and one of the foremost Classicists of our time, is a signatory of the letter accusing the Pope of heresy.  Edward Pentin interviews him about the letter: How far has the

Read More »