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Editor's Corner

Saint Henry’s Heavenly Rule

We need more leaders such as Saint Henry (+1024, 'Emperor of the Romans' and 'King of the Italians', the last of the 'Ottonian' line...

Saint John Gualbert – A Prodigious Prodigal

Giovanni Gaulberto (985 – 1073) – or John Gualbert – was born into a noble Italian family, and like many such, had a dissolute...

Orange Day and Saint Oliver Plunkett, the Last Martyr of the Protestants

July the 12th is ‘Orange’ Day, celebrated still with fervour in Northern Ireland, commemorating the defeat of the rightful Catholic king of the Stuart...

Reveling in Death

Ellen Wiebe loves her job. I would call her a 'doctor', for she is technically qualified as a physician. But since her job is...

Saint Benedict and His Option

A blessed feast of Saint Benedict (+543), as we commemorate the monk credited with saving what we know as 'civilization'. As a student in...

Nota in Brevis

A Sixth Century Saint Still Speaks to Us

Even if, as Pope Benedict XVI tells us in his catechesis on St Benedict of Nursia on St Benedict of Norcia, Benedict's earthly life ended...

Day of Remembrance of the Wolyn Massacre

Contributor Dr. Andrzej Caruk reminds us that today we recall the 81-st Anniversary of the National Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the...

Three Books from a Canadian Author

Up-and-coming author Ben Galeski has written three novels thus far, two of them published by Justin Press, and the third about to be. They...

History from a Journalist’s Perspective

A recent article from The Wall Street Journal on human sacrifice in ancient civilizations, children and maidens being slaughtered en masse for what we...

The Splendid Witness of the Martyrs of Gorkum

Today, July 9th, is the feast of the Martyrs of Gorkum in the Netherlands, and their story is truly fascinating. At the beginning of the...