Peter Darcy

About Peter Darcy

Peter Darcy is an award-winning writer and editor who spent thirty years in the non-profit sector and other business enterprises. He manages a non-profit publishing business called Strength of Soul Books and currently works as a managing editor for He has authored or ghostwritten seven books.

Seven Martyrs from the Heart of One Family

2021-10-03T03:22:27-04:00September 30th, 2021|Faith & Mysticism, GOODNESS, Martyrs & Witnesses|

The Second Book of Maccabees, Chapter 7, recounts the horrific story of the Jewish mother who was forced to watch the killing of her seven sons during the persecution of the Greek king Antiochus Epiphanes (175-164 BC). This evil military general inherited a portion of Alexander the Great's empire and set about forcing everyone [...]

The Disquieting Theology of Gargoyles

2021-11-11T03:16:33-05:00September 30th, 2021|Church & Sacraments, TRUTH|

The architects and stone masons who built the great medieval Gothic cathedrals would not have shared the opinion of the current Jesuit General that the devil is just a figment of our imagination. (That whirring sound you hear is the Jesuits’ founder, St. Ignatius of Loyola, spinning in his grave.) No, the medieval craftsmen [...]

The Remarkable German Tenor Who Left Us Too Soon

2021-09-24T17:01:59-04:00September 12th, 2021|BEAUTY, Music & Performance, VIDEO|

Italian folk songs are often performed using an artistic technique the Italians have perfected. They call it “Bel Canto”, a name that literally means beautiful song or music. The Harvard Dictionary of Music describes the vocal technique as placing “emphasis on beauty of sound and brilliance of performance rather than dramatic expression or romantic [...]

Ultimate Trust in God

2021-09-05T14:46:56-04:00September 5th, 2021|Faith & Mysticism, TRUTH|

One day in a big city, the managers of a supermarket looked at their profit-loss sheets and discovered that they were losing business to their local competitors. They knew they had to figure out some way to generate more interest in the store and increase sales. They settled on the idea of holding a [...]

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