Editor's Corner

Father Jonathan Morris’ Circuitous Road

I must confess that I had never heard of Father Jonathan Morris – perhaps for the simple reason that I don’t watch television -...

Mothers and Saints

If I may be permitted a brief personal note to our Catholic Insight readers to let you all know that my dear mother, Maria...

Bernardine and the Holy Name

Saint Bernardine of Siena (+1444) was a fiery, implacable Franciscan friar, whose apostolic work was during the tumultuous first half of the 15th century,...

The Providential Connection Between Popes John and John Paul

Pope Saint John I (470-526) was a native of Tuscany, a Deacon for years, helping govern the Church in her temporal affairs and distribution...

Stand up and Fight, Canada

There are two Americas, a situation not unlike circa 1860. Back then, there were those for slavery, and those against, and in 2019, there...

Nota in Brevis

Mexican Martyrs and Saints

A brief mention of Saint Cristobal Magallanes Jara and 26 companions, all canonized on this day in the Jubilee year of 2000 by Pope...

Choosing Life and Death

In a tragic parody of Moses’ exhortation to choose the way of life and the way of death, a Malaysian girl, standing atop a...

Unity in Life and Liturgy

If you’d like a view into the speciousness and illogicality of the pro-abortion argument, you could do worse than peruse this Wired piece, on...

Good and Bad Intentions

On the note of good intentions, I have finished a third reflection on 'the Letter' of the theologians to the Holy Father, which will...

Bulgarian Pilgrimage of Hope

Pope Francis begins his journey – I like to think of these as pilgrimages, as all our journeys ultimately should be – to Bulgaria...