Monday, December 18, 2017

Waking Up to God

It is the most phenomenal transformation of the day, born again into consciousness, and like birth, both forced upon us and the fruit of...

Of True Feminism, Early Martyrs and Thomas Aquinas

The paradoxes continue in our modern era, not least of which is that concerning 'gender' and feminism, with two stories that come to mind: First,...

The Big Bang and Creation

  By John Paul Meenan   Caeli enarrant gloriam Dei... (Ps. 19)   The Church has always held that the universe was created by God, coming into being at...

Sloth and the Vagabond Mind

(by Father Scott Murray)   A few days ago, I joined a high school class discussing ‘digital footprints’. The teacher asked them to list some ‘cons’ of...

Catholic Teaching: Counter-Cultural and Necessary

(by John Baldino) Many of the teachings, traditions and practices of the Catholic Church are in contrast to the beliefs, habits and norms of modern...

The Shadow State and the Rule of Law

Donald Trump and his team are complaining of being stymied in his presidential efforts, to which I will return in a moment.  Whatever one...

Amoris Laetitia, Mortal and Grave Sin

A rather stark and sobering teaching of the Church is that everyone of adult age on the face of this good Earth, and that...

The Tower of Babel

Today, in the liturgical readings for Mass, we read the mysterious and anthropomorphic story of the Tower of Babel, when God foiled Man's attempt...

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...

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,...