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Si Qua Virtus – Episode 38: Michael Cibenko, Samurai and the Catholic Faith

Si Qua Virtus - Episode 38: Michael Cibenko, Samurai and the Catholic Faith For episode 38 of Si Qua Virtus – Creativity and the New Christendom, host Christopher Laurence is very pleased to welcome author Michael T. Cibenko, to discuss his historical fiction novel Masaru, a story of Christianity's entry into Japan through the eyes of one young samurai. [Opening and closing music for each episode of Si Qua Virtus […]

today04/20/2022

Heir Obscure

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Si Qua Virtus – Episode 37: The Sword of Imagination

Si Qua Virtus - Episode 37: The Sword of Imagination Episode 37 of Si Qua Virtus – Creativity and the New Christendom, is a solo episode, where host Christopher Laurence reads some excerpts from the sadly out-of-print memoirs of author/thinker/philosopher Russell Kirk, and discusses his meetings with some of the greatest literary figures of modern times.   [Opening and closing music for each episode of Si Qua Virtus is provided by […]

today04/14/2022 1

Literary Miscellany

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Si Qua Virtus – Episode 34: A Literary Miscellany

Si Qua Virtus - Episode 34: A Literary Miscellany Episode 34 of Si Qua Virtus – Creativity and the New Christendom, is a solo episode, where host Christopher Laurence reads a selection of samples of works from some of the greats of Catholic literature, letters, and poetry.   [Opening and closing music for each episode of Si Qua Virtus is provided by Josef Saunders/Mödest. His albums can be heard HERE.] Our Readers […]

today03/24/2022 1

Robber Bridegroom

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Si Qua Virtus – Episode 27: The Robber Bridegroom

Si Qua Virtus - Episode 27: The Robber Bridegroom Episode 27 of Si Qua Virtus – Creativity and the New Christendom, is a solo episode. Host Christopher Laurence reads the first chapter of the Southern Gothic fairy tale "The Robber Bridegroom" by the incredible Southern author Eudora Welty.   [Opening and closing music for each episode of Si Qua Virtus provided by Josef Saunders/Mödest. His albums can be heard HERE.] Eudora Welty, […]

today02/03/2022 1

Episode 69

5 Minute Mysteries

The Fiorella Files Episode 18 – Lost Generation Letters, Bede and Yale

The Fiorella Files Episode 18 - Lost Generation Letters, Bede and Yale Letters from a Lost Generation Letters from a Lost Generation is perhaps the most moving memorial to the generation who fought and died during the First World War. This collection of letters from acclaimed author Vera Brittain to the men she loved – her fiancé, her brother and her closest friends – reveals the heartache of a group […]

today07/28/2020 5

Episode 69

5 Minute Mysteries

The Fiorella Files, Episode 17: Evelyn Waugh, Ada Gobetti and Gabriel Weston

The Fiorella Files, Episode 17: Evelyn Waugh, Ada Gobetti and Gabriel Weston Partisan Diary – Ada Gobetti This is every historian’s dream – the secret diary of a prominent member of Italy’s wartime resistance movement. Ada Gobetti risked torture and death every day in her struggle against the Nazi occupation of her country. This is her story, written in code between 1943 and 1945, and the story of Italy’s most […]

today07/22/2020 2

Episode 69

5 Minute Mysteries

The Fiorella Files Episode 16 -Three Women, Tess of D’Urbervilles & Selchester Mysteries!

The Fiorella Files Episode 16 -Three Women, Tess of D'Urbervilles & Selchester Mysteries! Three Women – Lisa Taddeo If this book is remotely representative of ‘real’ women’s experiences, we’re all doomed. Just don’t get me started… Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy Travel to the sultry landscape of rural England and meet Hardy’s doomed heroine, Tess, a dairy maid whose tragic past threatens to destroy her hopes for love […]

today07/14/2020 8

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The Fiorella Files

The Fiorella Files Episode 15 Children’s – Train Your Dragon, I Am Margaret & White Boots!

The Fiorella Files Episode 15 Children's - Train Your Dragon, I Am Margaret & White Boots! I am Margaret – Corinna Turner Imagine a world in which human reproduction is strictly monitored, religion is banned and where – at the age of eighteen – every citizen of the EuroBloc has to undergo a series of tests called the Sorting. If you fail, you are recycled. Literally. I Am Margaret tells […]

today07/14/2020 6

The Fiorella Files

The Fiorella Files Episode 14-M. Kasasian, Laurie Lee and Nabeel Qureshi

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus – Nabeel Qureshi An intensely moving and insightful memoir of a devout Muslim’s journey to Christianity. Fascinating and at times unsettling, Nabeel Qureshi’s extraordinary story thoroughly deserves its bestseller status. Cider With Rosie – Laurie Lee Let Laurie Lee draw you into the long lost world of English village life before mechanisation changed the landscape forever. This might just be the perfect summer read… Betty Church […]

today06/30/2020 1

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