Pope St. John Paul II

John Paul II and Cathedra Petri

EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATION WITH THE NEW CARDINALS HOMILY OF JOHN PAUL II Thursday, 22 February 2001 Feast of Saint Peter's Chair 1. "'Who do you say that I am?'. Simon...

How Busy People Pray

“Pray always.” (1 Thessalonians 5.17) If we are to take Saint Paul’s words seriously, we see that there must be different forms of prayer; we...

Debating Doubling Down

Are we still permitted to question and debate the mask and lockdowns, or is the new inquisition muzzling us in more than a figurative...

Chastity: Appreciating An Underappreciated Virtue

”Then Pilate took Jesus and had him scourged” (John 19: 1) The visions of the 19th century German mystic, Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich, vividly depict...

Update on Bill C-7, ‘MAiD’, and Free-for-All Euthanasia

It seems the Senate has voted down the amendment that would have protected the freedom of conscience of health care professionals.  All hope is...

The Psychology of Fasting

Fasting was an essential aspect of primitive Christianity, as it had been in Old Testament times. That the followers of Jesus would fast is...

Enforcing the Party Line – Or is that Lie?

We shall proclaim destruction – why? why? – well, Because the idea is so fascinating. But we must get a little exercise. We’ll have a few...

Quinquagesima Sunday

When I was a child, I spoke as child; I understood as a child, I thought as a child. But when I became a...

Cyril and Methodius: Brothers and Missionaries of the Slavs

The 14th of February of every year marks the great feast of the two brothers which history dubs them as the “Apostles of the...

Adoration and Philosophy

All Catholics should go to Eucharistic Adoration.  Most Catholics, myself included, should go to Adoration more than they do, whether they go regularly, occasionally,...