Australia needs the Sacred Heart of Jesus

(Australia, the antipodean Land Down Under, is under a severe lockdown, with people arrested for surfing all alone, and, what is far worse, no...

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...

Instant Conversion

One feature of the Gospel for this Fifth Sunday of Lent has intrigued many readers: Jesus’s writing on the ground with his finger. For...

Saint Anthony and the Spirituality of the Desert

Sunday 17 January 2021, is the liturgical feast of St Anthony of Egypt or Anthony the Great. In the words of Pope Francis when...

T.S. Eliot on Society and Religion

Thomas Sterns Eliot (1888-1965) was born in St. Louis, Missouri and migrated to England at the age of 25. As did the American novelist...

Demolishing Secular Pretensions: Assisted Suicide, the Media and Relativism

The other day, I sent a friend a couple of articles regarding Ontario’s first legal assisted suicide including John Paul Meenan’s “The Totalitarian Imposition...

The Christmas Novena of Saint Alphonsus Ligouri

On December 16, we begin the Christmas Novena. In these nine days of reflection this Novena  will take us up to Christmas Eve, December...

Beware of Communists Bearing Gifts

(This article builds upon a previous one published at Catholic Insight on December 9, 2018 under the title Trojan Horse in the City of...

Four Saints in a Day

We celebrate a veritable panoply of saints today: In Canada, we have the memorial of Saint Marguerite D’Youville (+1771), who married young to a...

Dancing on Pinnochio’s Grave: The Ten Lies of Socialism

You belong to your father, the devil, … for he is a liar and the father of lies. John 8:44 Thomas J. DiLorenzo is a...