update OSSA: The Mere Bones of Latin

For you who have pre-ordered and perhaps hoped to be using it already in your teaching, here is an update OSSA: The Mere Bones of Latin Several weeks ago Reggie and I sent the 120 pages of corrected sample proofs back to the publisher with our corrections, suggestions. The publisher is currently updating those pages and preparing the remaining 750 pages and send them to us. Reggie and I will take some time to review the approximately 870 pages, assembled for the first time as one … [Read more...]

Latin course 2015-2016

Download here the curriculum for Reginald's Latin experiences held during school term. The organizational meeting for the Latin course held during the academic year 2015-2016 will be held on the first Monday of October - 5 October 2015 - beginning at 2:00 PM in the church hall located in the basement of the church: St Florian's Church 1215 S 45th St West Milwaukee, WI 53214 USA. Reginald will wait in front of the church until 2:00 to welcome participants. Next to the main front stairs of … [Read more...]

Title Page

The title page of the series reads: “LATIN’S BODY”  REGINALD BEING THE OVERSEER DANIEL THE ASSISTANT The first page proofs have arrived for our final review of the book OSSA LATINITATIS SOLA: the mere bones of Latin. I'm delighted to see the final presentation take such beautiful shape. Now Reggie and I get to review and suggest changes to the way the book looks, the way the text is arranged on the page. After reviewing these initial pages and making our suggestions, the rest … [Read more...]

Number 1

Number 1 New Release in Foreign Language Instruction on Amazon.com and the book is not even out yet! Reginald Foster's method sweeps the charts! This new method of teaching the Latin language was developed by Reginald Foster while teaching hundreds of students in Rome during four decades while serving as the personal Latin secretary of four popes: Paul VI; JP I; JP II; Benedict XVI. The publihser has announced the book will be available in October. Pre-order your copy now from the … [Read more...]


Please update your bookmark for Ossa Latinitatis Sola. Pre-order direct. Download flyer. "One letter can kill you!", Reggie says, to indicate that the entire meaning of a Latin word can change by changing one letter. Get one letter wrong and the whole meaning is lost. Sad to say, this happened on a global scale, in the Latin title of our book Ossa Latinitatis Sola. Somewhere it was wrongly transcribed to read Ossa Latinatus Sola or even Ossa Latinatuas Sola. Three errors appeared on … [Read more...]

Bones of Latin

Bones of Latin are rattling about Pre-order your copy of OSSA LATINITATIS SOLA "The Mere Bones of Latin" by Reginald Foster - Daniel McCarthy Pre-order online from CUA Press here. Download the pre-order form and flyer. Anticipated release in October 2015. Paperback: $39.95 eBook: $39.95 Reggie talks about teaching Latin with OSSA: If video of Reggie and Dan does not appear, watch it here on YouTube. Description of OSSA From the first encounter with the Latin language … [Read more...]

Latin Summer 2015

Aestiva Milvauchiae Latinitas MMXV Latin summer with Reginald Foster Monday June 8 - Saturday August 1, 2015   Latin Summer 2015 Click on image to download a poster you may print & post or email: For more information I have a whole packet with • a Latin presentation of the whole undertaking, • an English presentation of the Summer program, • the daily calendar, • the academic contract, • the preliminary assessment for both levels of ‘iuniores’ and ‘seniores’. To inquire, … [Read more...]

Birthday greetings

Reggie's 75th birthday is this Friday 14 November. You may wish to send your greetings to him at: Reginald Foster 3553 South 41st Street, Aptment 403 Milwaukee, WI 53221-5744 USA +one (four-one-four) seven-five-five - nine-six-eight-six Birthday celebration Reggie was recently fetted by scores of alumni at a celebration hosted by the Paideia Institute , Jason Pedicone President, in Washington DC. You may read about that event and the festschrift and liber amicorum at this web-site. … [Read more...]


The OSSA book has entered production phase at the Press. Schedule below. Stay tuned for the date of publication. Reggie talks about teaching Latin with OSSA: If video of Reggie and Dan does not appear, watch it here on YouTube. Copy editing OSSA On 24 September the copy editor began a second and final review of the book. Two weeks later, I received the revised text (reading sheets to follow soon). WOW that was fast! We are moving now. This week Reggie should receive a printed … [Read more...]

75th Birthday

In honour of Reginald Foster's 75th birthday a celebration 10-12 October 2014 Washington DC has been announced by the Paideia Institute for Humanistic Study. The event includes an alumni reunion, classes taught by Reginald, a banquet and 'roast'. The event is made possible by the generosity of the Department of Classics at George Washington University and the Folger Shakespeare Library For more information visit their site here. Two books are planned. A Liber amicorum will … [Read more...]