Saint Stephen’s Choir Academy

Choir Christmas Eve 2018

Do you know a boy under the age of twelve who likes to sing?

Saint Stephen’s Choir Academy exists to foster the artistic and intellectual development of boys and to continue the tradition of English classical choral music. The boys are taught to read and write musical notation under an internationally recognised curriculum, and they . . . → Read More: Saint Stephen’s Choir Academy

Christianity’s role in forging our Constitution and culture

Love him or loathe him, President Ronald Reagan is remembered for his pithy observations about the state of the nation—and none, it turns out, more chillingly prescient than: “If we ever forget that we are one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.”

Judged by the cultural shambles in which we . . . → Read More: Christianity’s role in forging our Constitution and culture

Saint Thomas Aquinas, Doctor

Benozzo Gozzoli Triumph of St Thomas Aquinas

Triumph of St Thomas Aquinas, by Benozzo Gozzoli (1420–1497)

O God, who hast enlightened thy Church with the wondrous learning of thy blessed Confessor Thomas Aquinas, and enriched the same with his holiness of life: grant, we beseech thee; that we may understand aright the doctrine that he taught, and also follow in all . . . → Read More: Saint Thomas Aquinas, Doctor

Saint Perpetua and her Companions, Carthaginian Martyrs

Martyrdom of Perpetua, Felicitas, Revocatus, Saturninus, and Secundulus (Menologion of Basil II)

Martyrdom of Perpetua, Felicitas, Revocatus, Saturninus, and Secundulus, from the Menologion of Basil II (c. AD 1000)

O God, who didst give a splendid courage to the Martyrs Perpetua and Felicitas, when leaving their babes, they went with bright and flashing eyes into the arena, and thus, with their companions, most nobly met their . . . → Read More: Saint Perpetua and her Companions, Carthaginian Martyrs