Obama’s Second Opus

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. - Abraham LincolnIt...

Why Are Catholics Not Holier Than They Are? Father Paul Quay’s ‘The Mystery...

(I thought this memorial of the great Jesuit Saint Francis Xavier was a fitting day to post this adaptation of an address I offered...

Reading St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians

Among the many fruitful ways of understanding the writings of St. Paul is to focus on the connection that he makes again and again...

Life’s Purpose

On this feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, and the World Day of Prayer for the Sick, here is a gem from our archives,...

Canada and Postmodernism’s Poster Boy

I would like to offer a reflection on the link between postmodernism and the state of our nation, its ruling government and the 23rd...

The Question of ‘Bioethics’

“Three generations of imbeciles are enough.” – Supreme Court decision Buck vs. Bell Carrie Buck was 17 when she was forced to enter the Virginia...
Pope St. John Paul II

Urbi et Orbi of John Paul II

This 'Urbi et Orbi' (to the city and to the world) address of Pope Saint John Paul II from 2002 has lost none of...

The Last Martyr of Scotland

John Ogilvie, born in 1579, was raised in his first formative years by a Calvinist father in post-Reformation Scotland, but, as with many young...

Feminism’s Follies, Part I

In this three-part series, Paula Adamick explores the impact and legacy of the lives and lies of some of feminism’s most influential – some...

Cardinal Sins

Already suffering the sustained heat of this long, hot summer, Catholics everywhere have also been stunned by the sudden fall from grace of Cardinal...