Reading the Letter to the Philippians

Father Joseph Koterski, S.J.  One of the distinctive traits of each letter by Saint Paul is his pattern of emphasizing some significant aspect of the...

Salvific Suffering

In, 1984, Pope Saint John Paul II penned an Apostolic Letter on the mystery of human suffering, Salvifici Doloris (curiously, now looking back, the...

Motion M103 and the Perilous Ambiguity of ‘Islamophobia’

Tomorrow, our noble Parliament will vote on Motion M103, which is a motion to get into a motion laws forbidding 'Islamaphobia'.  Said Motion is...

Saving the Church

At the present time, in many countries the Church is in grave danger because of the contraceptive mentality and many other evils. To save...

The Miracle on Assumption Day

Victory in battle does not depend on who has the largest army; it is the Lord's power that determines the outcome (1 Maccabaeus 3:9) Presumably...

Irving Babbitt on Governing a Democracy

Irving Babbitt (1865-1933) was a literary critic and co-founder with Paul Elmer More of an early 20th century movement called the New Humanism. Babbitt...

The True Beauty of Liturgical Music

The tragic loss of beauty in liturgy we should not dismiss lightly, for if there is one thing we can glean from Scripture, and from...

Divorce, Sort of, Holywood Style

Following the break-up of HiddleSwift, it seems as though an infectious virus dissolving relationships old and new is spreading through Tinseltown:  Naomi Watts and...

Humanae Vitae at 50

I am hurtling in a high speed train from Glasgow to London, with a heavy heart saying farewell to my native land, a sentiment...

Saint Giles and an Australian Confession

As I was perusing over breakfast, I noticed that today is the olde feaste of Saint Giles, an 8th century hermit in southern France,...