Benedict & Scholastica

By Bill Schulz Two of the most well-known figures of the late Patristic period, Saint Benedict of Nursia and his sister, Saint Scholastica, are regarded by both the Church and many scholars of the period as key figures in early Christian monasticism. But who were they? Scholastica, in particular, is subjected to a great deal … Read more

Homeschooling Hybrids

Affordable, Convenient Support Yields the Best of Both Worlds for Catholic Families by Erika J. Ahern On a crisp autumn day, twenty-six homeschooling families pull up to a rented school building. Uniformed children with backpacks pour out of the cars and into their classrooms eager for the day. Mothers and fathers carry their own books: … Read more

First, Learn Your Freakin’ Faith

Photos by: Kaitlin Lochner Jerry Jacobs Jr. is from Indianapolis. Recently, REGINA Magazine caught up with Jerry to ask him about his thoughts after a Catholic men’s conference he attended with his young sons last summer in Michigan, STRENGTH & HONOR, sponsored by ChurchMilitant.com.  For those easily offended, fair warning: Jerry doesn’t pull any punches. … Read more

Our Lady of Fatima

May 13 Today is the feast day of Our Lady of Fatima. Ora pro nobis. by Monsignor F. A. Kaiser, 1947 The quaint little village of Fatima, located in the rugged Sierra da Aire, some ninety miles north of Lisbon, Portugal, was selected by Divine Providence as the sounding-board of God’s own warning to a … Read more

Saint Robert Bellarmine, Bishop, and Doctor of the Church

May 13 Today is the feast day of Saint Robert Bellarmine.  Ora pro nobis. Saint Robert Bellarmine was born at Montepulciano, Italy in 1542, the third of ten children. His father was Vincenzo Bellarmino, his mother Cinthia Cervini, sister of Cardinal Marcello Cervini, afterwards Pope Marcellus II.  (5) After being educated by the Jesuits, he … Read more

Saint Epiphanius, Bishop

May 12 Today is the feast day of Saint Epiphanius.  Ora pro nobis. Saint Epiphanius was born about the year 315, of Israelite parents, in Palestine. He lost his father while very young, and was raised by a wealthy man who later made him his heir when he died. In his youth he began the … Read more

Saints Nereus, Aghilleus, Domitilla, and Pancratius, Martyrs

May 12 Today is the feast day of Saints Nereus, Aghilleus, Domitilla, and Pancratius. Orate pro nobis. by Fr. Francis Xavier Weninger, 1877 Nereus and Achilleus, two brothers, who in their youth had been baptised by the holy Apostle Peter, were servants of Flavia Domitilla, first cousin of the Emperor Domitian. They had, by their … Read more

Feast of Saints Philip and James, Apostles, Martyrs

May 11 Today is the feast day of Saints Philip and James.  Orate pro nobis. By Dom Gueranger Two of the favored witnesses of our Beloved Jesus’ Resurrection come before us today. Sts. Philip and James are here, bearing testimony to us that their Master is truly risen from the dead, that they have seen … Read more

The Devil Hates Latin

 By Katharine Galgano REGINA PRESS has released our first novel recently, to significant popular acclaim. As a special gift for our loyal Regina Magazine readers, here’s a taste of Katharine Galgano’s work. (See customer reviews HERE.) PROLOGUE The Cardinal inhaled sharply. The view from the papal apartments over St Peter’s Square revealed a stark late … Read more