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October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
To celebrate the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary on October 7, 2022, please join us for an exploration of G.K. Chesterton’s magnificent poem, Lepanto. The poem is is a dramatic recounting of the decisive battle that preserved European Christendom and inspired Pope St. Pius V to establish the feast day—also known as the feast of Our Lady of Victory.
Phil Lawler will discuss the importance of that decisive battle, explain the imagery of Chesterton’s poem, and conclude his presentation with a recitation of the poem itself.
This event is co-sponsored by the Center for the Restoration of Christian Culture and Saint Benedict Abbey.
Phil Lawler is the director of the Center for the Restoration of Christian Culture. He is editor of Catholic World News and is the author or editor of a dozen books on political and religious topics. His essays, book reviews, and editorial columns have appeared in over 100 newspapers around the United States and abroad, including the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, and Boston Globe.