Every Child is Already Wanted

(From our archives, which seems a propos given the recent invitees to the Vatican's Pontifical Academy for Science, which has created quite a stir,...

March for Life, Twenty Years On

You will likely hear that numbers were down at the March for Life, although enthusiasm  and devotion were, as always, high.  This was the...

Charles Rice on Natural Law Morality

Charles E. Rice (1931-2015), a Thomist philosopher and professor of law at Notre Dame University, was a consistent conservative on matters political and theological....

Adoring the Sacred Heart of Jesus

As part of the humanity of the Incarnate Word, the Sacred Heart is a creature.  Should, then, Jesus's Sacred Heart be accorded the adoration...

Tents, Migrants and Multiculturalism

With all the immigrants, purported refugees, if you will, streaming across the border into Canada, we are perforce becoming what is euphemistically termed a...

Human Words and the Divine Word

Speaking to her beloved Romeo, Juliet says, "What's in a name?  That which we call a rose, by any other word would smell as...

John of God

Saint John of God, whose baptismal name was João Duarte Cidade, lived an incredible life: on the streets alone soon after the tender age...

Theotokos, or Christotokos? A Christmas Heresy

I will often ask my students in class whether Christ was a human person.  The answer may seem straightforward:  Of course He was (or...

The Echo of Glencoe

On the way to the Highlands, about thirty or so miles north of Dumbarton, one passes through a valley of sombre beauty and history,...

Reflections on Rome

I post this final report, for now, on my recent pilgrimage, and my final destination, the eternal city to which all roads lead, Roma. These...