More From the Fathers

(Desmond Birch is one of the foremost living Eschatologists in the Church. He is, perhaps, best known for his great eschatological work, “Trial, Tribulation and Triumph: Before, During and After Antichrist.” Though meticulously detailed, it is a very accessible work for those who want to know what the Church formally teaches on this enigmatic subject. […]

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Then War Broke Out in Heaven

By Charlie Johnston Last Sunday was a very important anniversary – the first of the great Revelation 12 event of a year ago, the event I count as the beginning of Rescue. Fr. Richard Heilman wrote a magnificent piece on the subject a few days before it arrived. Thirteen days after this great sign appeared […]

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The Love of My Life

By Charlie Johnston It was St. Augustine’s Confessions that sparked my conversion to Catholicism nearly three decades ago. In the summer of 1990 I had spent a lot of time reading Reformation-era thinkers; Erasmus, John Donne, St. John of the Cross and Martin Luther, even excerpts from King Henry VIII’s defense of Catholicism written just […]

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Let There Be Light!

By Charlie Johnston Last Tuesday was the Feast Day of St. Pius X – and also my first full day back in Denver after two and a half months. When I went to Mass, the Priest was not who I expected. Rather, it was a Priest known for his heterodoxy. I had long ago decided […]

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False Gods Falling

(With the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, things have taken a new and dangerous turn. Former CIA Director John Brennan was unhinged in his reaction, with former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power warning how dangerous it is to anger Brennan. Up until the firing came, McCabe seemed unworried about anything but losing his […]

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Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops Launches Political Attack Against Texas Right-to-Life

By Charlie Johnston (There are a lot of links in this article that cover some technical issues in detail. The article stands on its own, but to develop a sure feel for the serious issues involved here, the links will help enormously.-CJ) I was shocked Friday to hear that the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops […]

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Welcome to A Sign of Hope

By Charlie Johnston Welcome to our new site, “A Sign of Hope.” As the old year came to an end, we saw many promising cracks in the monolithic anti-God culture around us. Pious pretensions in Hollywood, the media, and politics came crashing down in a sudden tumult. Oh, the usual suspects are still braying, but […]

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