Since all the children share the same blood and flesh, Christ too shared equally in it, so that by his death he could take away all the power of the devil, who had power over death, and set free all those who had been held in slavery all their lives by the fear of death. (Hebrews, 2:14)

Editor's Corner

Hilary, Mungo and Ordinary Time

On this mid-January day, the 13th thereof, we celebrate Saint Hilary (+367), Bishop of Poitiers, proclaimed a Doctor of the Church by Pope Pius...

Coup, Coup, Ubi Es Tu?

Whatever happened on Capitol Hill last week cannot be described as a ‘coup’, and cannot be placed at the feet of Donald Trump. That...

Negativity and Positivity

Why do we love bad news so much? Here's some intriguing thoughts, and why people in this age of instant, ubiquitous social media are...

Lockdowns and the Proportion of Fear

Just after Christmas, - at least they waited until after, and we must count all our blessings - Mr. Doug Ford decreed another interminable...

Saint Raymond, Pope Benedict and the Code of Canon Law

Today is the feast of Saint Raymond of Penyafort (1175-1275), one of the first Dominicans (officially known as the Order of Preachers) eventually becoming...

Nota in Brevis

The Limits of Papal Authority, and the Covid Vaccine

Pope Francis has added the heft of his papal authority to question of the Covid vaccine in a television recent interview: I believe that morally...

Coup, Coup, Ubi Es Tu?

Whatever happened on Capitol Hill last week cannot be described as a ‘coup’, and cannot be placed at the feet of Donald Trump. That...

Negativity and Positivity

Why do we love bad news so much? Here's some intriguing thoughts, and why people in this age of instant, ubiquitous social media are...

Vaccines, Formal and Material Cooperation

A question for all of us, those who may see the vaccine as the prophylactic panacea to bring us back to peace and normality,...

Lockdowns and the Proportion of Fear

Just after Christmas, - at least they waited until after, and we must count all our blessings - Mr. Doug Ford decreed another interminable...