Exalting in the Cross

We should glory in the Cross of our Lord Jesus, in whom is our salvation, life and resurrection, through whom we are saved and...

Embracing our Cross

If anyone wants to become my disciple, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me (Mt. 16:24). As we continue our...
Pope St. John Paul II

Pope Saint John Paul II Reflects on the Cross

(An excerpt from a homily preached by Pope Saint John Paul II in Lesotho, in 1988): In the Gospel of this feast we are witnesses...

The Holy Name of Mary

The feast of the Holy Name of Mary, celebrated on September 12th, has a long history. It was in 1513 when Pope Julius III...

Without the Cross, There is No Church, and No Salvation

Whoever wants to become my disciple, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me (Mk. 8:34). It is by the Cross...

Telemann’s Tremendous Task

George Philip Telemann (1681 - 1767) was one of the most prolific and prodigious composers in all history, with at least 3000 musical works...

Our Secret Vote: God is Watching

John Gerard Lewis has written a book that might startle many cafeteria Catholics who consider themselves fully liberated from the fixed and objective traditions...

Mary’s Birthday: A Day of Universal Joy

Wednesday, September 8th, is the feast of the Nativity of Mary, the Mother of God. It was the great Greek Church Father, St John...

In Defence of Unwanted Innocence

I am for peace, but when I speak they are for war — Psalm 120 Abortion is a loaded issue on the lips of everyone...

Saint Teresa’s Dark Night

September 5th is the feast of St Teresa of Calcutta, this year on a Sunday, but a few words may be in order, as...