Should We Care About Pride?

This is a question that I find myself pondering with some regularity, but for the last few years during the month of June –...

A Brief History of Vaccines, Their Efficacy and Why These Ones Are Different

“To vaccinate or not to vaccinate, that is the question”, soliloquised Piglet, “since all vaccines are equal, but some vaccines are more equal than...

Pope Benedict and Ephraim

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Audience Hall Wednesday, 28 November 2007 Saint Ephrem Dear Brothers and Sisters, Common opinion today supposes Christianity to be a European religion which subsequently...

Pandemic and the PCR Test: Questionable Reliability

(Eshan Dias' explanation of the process of testing for Covid-19 uses some scientific terminology, but well worth a read for understanding how the PCR...

The Holy Eucharist and ‘Being There’: Much of Life is All About Showing Up

Simple facts can often be significant . . . and often unadverted to. Consider the Last Supper. Obviously, the Apostles had to be present...

The Richness of the Holy Eucharist!

One of the most beautiful ways that the Holy Spirit teaches me to think about the Eucharist is that of pondering upon its immense...

Theological Reflections on Cloning:  Personhood and Reproduction

(I may not agree with all of  Dr. Alexander Lozano's conclusions, but his analysis of the issue of ensoulment and cloning is certainly an...

The Church is Eucharistic in Her Very Essence

O Sacred banquet in which Christ is received, the memory of His Passion is renewed, the mind is filled with grace, and a pledge...

In Defense of Sanity: Chesterton’s Remedy

G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) hardly needs an introduction to the typical reader of Catholic literature. Author of more than sixty books of essays, fiction, poetry,...

The New Lepers?

(I have an article coming out on the scientific method - how we develop 'models' to explain the universe, either in some small way...