Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Editor's Corner

The Witness of the John Paul Institute

Much controversy has been raised by Pope Francis' recent reconfiguration of the constitutional make-up of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family. ...

Flying Friars and the United Nations

Today's reading, in Saint Paul's letter to the young bishop Timothy, the Apostle requests all Catholics to 'pray for those in high places', for...

Schisms, Cornelius and Cyprian

Saint Cornelius was Pope for a scant two years in the third century, elected in 251, fighting against Novatian, who declared himself anti-Pope (although...

Ave Crux Spes Unica

I'm a bit late on this one, but a blessed feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, also called the Triumph of the...

The Battle of Vienna 1683

September 12th marks the anniversary of the Battle of Vienna, in 1683, when the army of the Holy Roman Empire, particularly with the help...

Nota in Brevis

Flying Friars and the United Nations

Today's reading, in Saint Paul's letter to the young bishop Timothy, the Apostle requests all Catholics to 'pray for those in high places', for...

Mater Dolorosa

A blessed memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows to all, a feast begun in the 1233, in that 'greatest of centuries', with the founding...

The Holy Name of Mary

Besides commemorating the Battle of Vienna, today, September 12th, is also the memorial of the Holy Name of Mary, whose very name has been...

Our Lady’s Birthday

A blessed and joyful birthday to Mary, the Mother of God, and co-Redemptrix of the human race.  This feast, nine months after the solemnity...

The Squeezed Middle

There is a lot of talk of immigration of late, and far, far more to come, both of talk, and, more to the point,...