Editor's Corner

Joy and Saint Philip

Paula Adamick’s discussion of the skyrocketing rates of ‘depression’, especially amongst the young, should give us some deep pause. After all, youth, as Saint...

Three Saints for One

Today is a rarity in our liturgical calendar, as we celebrate no less than three saints, each of them optional memorials: In order of...

A Vote for Life

The referendum vote in Ireland today, on the ‘right’ to abortion, is a turning point in our culture, for the Catholic nation symbolizes something...

World Day of Prayer for the Church in China

In 2008, Pope Benedict XVI declared May 24thas the world day of prayer for the Church in China, composing a special prayer through the...

Mother of the Church, Mazenod and Victoria Day

We celebrate today the memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church, an ancient title of the Virgin, which was formally instituted into the Holy...

Nota in Brevis

A Vote for Life

The referendum vote in Ireland today, on the ‘right’ to abortion, is a turning point in our culture, for the Catholic nation symbolizes something...

Blessed Louis-Zepherin, a Model Bishop for Canada

Today in Canada we celebrate Blessed Louis-Zepherin Moreau, a model bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe in Quebec, who died Many 24, 1901. Born rather sickly and...

Is it OK to be Gay? Hope in Hopelessness

Peruse Carl Sundell’s overview of the thought of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, known for his lucid and precise prose on a variety of...

Mother of the Church, Mazenod and Victoria Day

We celebrate today the memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church, an ancient title of the Virgin, which was formally instituted into the Holy...
Pope St. John Paul II

Of Popes, Potentates and Princes Royal

May 18th would have been Pope Saint John Paul II's 98th birthday, which would be old even for the oldest of Popes. Benedict, the...