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Chartres Cathedral: A Grandchild of God That Will Uplift & Inspire You

By Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira   
November 17, 2013

The famous stained-glass windows of the gothic Cathedral of Chartres, France, contain a magnificent lesson.

 

The Sword: Symbol of Nobility

By Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira   
September 22, 2013

SwordWhy does the sword retain such power as a symbol despite its obsolescence as a weapon?

It does so because the sword preserves its heroic legacy as a badge of chivalry and guardian of human dignity.

 

Notre Dame Cathedral: A Jewel Box of Beauty

By Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira   
March 10, 2011

Notre Dame cathedralCompared to other cathedrals, Notre Dame stands out.

The three doorways have beautiful deep ogives, which show how thick the walls are.  On the facade and sides of the cathedral, episodes of Sacred Scripture are illustrated in stone.

Watch the marvelous video of Notre Dame here.

 

Sainte Chapelle: Faith Carved in Stone

By John Ritchie   

Sainte ChapelleA Stunning Masterpiece of Temperance

This chapel reflects an extraordinary innocence of soul. We could call this chapel the Chapel of Innocence.  Because a soul must be profoundly innocent to conceive this.

Watch the marvelous video...

 

VIDEO: Where Saint Michael Appeared

By TFP Student Action   
September 27, 2010
Saint MichaelMarvelous Video Included

“And there was a great battle in heaven: Michael and his angels fought with the dragon, and the dragon fought, and his angels. And they prevailed not…” (Apocalypse 12:7)
 


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