Little Black Lives—Do They Matter?

Anyone who believes that God is the Author of all life and loves us unconditionally (and even many who don’t believe this) would instinctively...

Saint John of the Cross: A Sound Teacher of True Love

Today, 14 December, we celebrate the feast of a great Spanish mystic, a friend and a co-reformer of the Carmelite religious family, namely Saint...

Fraternal Trust and Care of the Sick

As has been the custom for the last thirty-eight years, on Thursday 11 February, precisely on the liturgical memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes,...

The Power of the Easter Triduum

Now that we in the midst of Holy Week, it is important to focus our attention on the Holy Triduum or the Easter Triduum....

The Most Holy Trinity

For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received a spirit of adoption to sonship....

Cardinal Gibbons’ Cure for Atheism

James Cardinal Gibbons (1834-1921) was twenty one when Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, and died not long after World War I. He attended the...

Byrd’s Magnificat

William Byrd (ca. 1540 - 1623) was an unabashed Catholic composer during the tumultuous time of the 'Reformation' - more properly, the revolt in...

A True Thomistic Versus an Oddly Ockhamist Josephology

In one of the most recent and popular books on Saint Joseph, Consecration to Saint Joseph: The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father, Father Donald...

The Great Saint Catherine of Siena: A Woman for our Time

Saint Catherine of Siena (1334-1380) was a feisty, indomitable woman.  One might, in a Catholic way, claim her as an early 'feminist', in the...

Conscience, Law and Amoris Laetitia

Another Canadian Senator, the Liberal Colin Kenney, has been caught using public money, and his servants', sorry, his staff's, time to do personal business...