The great reason for this transfiguration was to remove the scandal of the cross from the hearts of his disciples, and to prevent the humiliation of his voluntary suffering from disturbing the faith of those who had witnessed the surpassing glory that lay concealed. (Pope Saint Leo the Great, + 461)

Editor's Corner

To Choose, or Not, ‘The Chosen’

There used to be a custom in Hollywood to hide the face of Christ on film – see the scenes Spartacus and Ben-Hur. This...

Saint Polycarp’s – Baked Bread and Boldness

The Church has had martyrs since her earliest days, and will have them unto the end of time.  One of the first in the...

Three Outrages, Three Churches

outrage: an act of violence or brutality; an act that violates accepted standards of behavior or taste; the anger and resentment aroused by injury...

Leaning on the Chair of Peter

The Chair of Saint Peter, is a comforting one, a symbol of the 'pillar and bulwark' of the truth, which is the Church, signifying...

The Astronomer and the Physicist

I. The ancient Greeks – Plato and Aristotle, especially – made a distinction between two approaches to science. (And, by science, they meant anything that...

Nota in Brevis

Cardinals Müller and Sarah Speak Out

You know it's bad, and the jig may well be up, when both the former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the...

Some Patristic Sources on the Feast of the Chair of St Peter

Today, Tuesday 22 February 2022, Feast of the Chair of Peter, puts Peter’s Chair as the centre of our prayer. The Chair reminds us...

John Barros, Pro-Life Hero, Requiescat in Pace

What one man, forty feed of sidewalk, and constant daily fidelity can do, and they can do wonders, as Jonathan van Maren so eloquently...

Bishop Peter Muhich, Requiescat in Pace

I thought I would share the following request, to intercede for the repose of the soul of His Grace, Bishop Peter Muhich, who just...

Theology on Tap, Pembroke, this Thursday

For those in the area, here is notice of a talk by one of our alumni here at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, this...