Pro-Life… Is It Working?

For the Pro-Life movement, it was a perfect storm of related events causing many of its supporters to wonder why the movement itself appears...

Return From Exile

The books of Ezra and Nehemiah are two of the lesser-known books of the Bible, but they are actually very important to understanding God’s...

They Have no Wine: Our Lady’s Role in Salvation

I enjoy the way that John begins the story of the wedding feast at Cana because he presents Mary with a mysterious authority that’s...

Venezuela, Socialism & the Popes

Venezuela is in freefall. Food and medicine shortages, power cuts and hyperinflation are driving millions of Venezuelans out of the country, creating a new...

Notre Dame de Pontmain, Mother of Hope

Besides being the universal memorial of Saint Anthony, Abbot and Desert Father, one of the primary founders of monasticism – especially of the eremitical...

Joseph Priestley on Jesus and Socrates Compared

Joseph Priestley (1733-1804) was an English theologian, philosopher, and scientist who is credited with the discovery of oxygen and the invention of carbonated water....

The Entrance of Baptism

A BIBLICAL TEXT can become so familiar that we simply bypass statements that would ordinarily puzzle us. I’m thinking of an aspect of the...

Post Epiphany

The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord marks the end of the Christmas Season and the beginning of Ordinary Time. It is a...

The Mask slips on Radical Environmentalism

People who are not governed by God will be ruled by tyrants. William PennIn the shadow of the Climate Change conference in Kadowice last...

Karl Stern on Psychiatry and Religion

“On the deepest, ontological level, it is true that where there is Neurosis there is something wrong with Faith, Hope, and Charity.” Karl SternKarl...