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Author Archive: Peter Lyons

Peter Anselm Lyons is a homeschooled high school student with a penchant for Liturgical Theology and Apologetics. He is an enthusiastic chess player, and is studying the Great Books of Western Civilization, Thomistic philosophy, and the writings of Fr. John Zuhlsdorf. Peter is looking seriously at seminary formation, and enjoys competitive volleyball in his spare time.

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Discernment through Experience

January 6, AD2016 16 Comments
Discernment through Experience

      Discernment is a process that every serious Catholic man must commence at some point, during which he will petition and receive from the Almighty his vocational direction and calling for the rest of his life and for all eternity. Fittingly, discernment is one of the most difficult undertakings of a man’s life! I […]

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A Liturgy, A Legacy, and a Choir (Not a Band!)

November 10, AD2015 4 Comments
A Liturgy, A Legacy, and a Choir (Not a Band!)

A friend recently posed a question on Facebook that stayed my scrolling fingers and made me ponder. He asked, “What is worship?” Intuitively, I thought this would be an easy task, so I started typing a comment, only to be stopped in my tracks. I discovered that I had no satisfying answer. Unsettled a bit by my […]

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The SSPX and the Catholic Church: A House Divided

October 12, AD2015 13 Comments
The SSPX and the Catholic Church: A House Divided

There are over a million members of the Society of St. Pius X (“SSPX”) in the world today, and all of them, whether they are aware of it or not, are in rebellion against the Supreme Pontiff.  While many traditionally minded Catholics claim that the Society of St. Pius X maintains the only fully authentic […]

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Goodness to Greatness

April 26, AD2015 6 Comments
Goodness to Greatness

We seek greatness by our very nature; God created us for great things. Great things because we are, essentially, good. Good because we are created in the Imago Dei. Throughout Salvation history we observe that the greatest men were the good men. Those whose lives we venerate and actions we emulate are those who committed […]

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Because Homeschooling Works: So Says A Student

March 4, AD2015 3 Comments
Because Homeschooling Works: So Says A Student

Homeschooling moms often write blogs, stories, and articles about what they do, and I love reading those articles. However, I have a unique perspective on homeschooling. You see, I’m a practical outcome of all the tips and strategies and pieces of advice that are floating about online. I want to testify to the Catholic world […]

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