Bonaventure and Thomas

(In light of the today's feast of Saint Bonaventure, here are some thoughts on the great Franciscan cardinal, scholastic, doctor of the Church and...

The Revolution, the Tricoleur, and the Tricoteuse 2.0:

(On this anniversary of the beginning of the French Revolution, July 14, 2020, I thought this article from our archives from the fiery pen...

Fifteenth Sunday: Applying the Parables

Then the disciples came and asked Jesus, ‘Why do you speak to them in parables?’ He answered, ‘To you it has been given to...

Pope Benedict on Saint Benedict

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE St Peter's Square Wednesday, 9 April 2008 Saint Benedict of Norcia Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today, I would like to speak about Benedict, the Founder of...

Finding Our Way: Mass Ad Orientem, Towards Our Saviour

Have you ever been really lost? Lost to the point of having no clue which direction you needed to go? What would you do...

The Comforting Strength of the Holy Mass

‘Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you,...

Christendom Versus Chaos

‘Whoever does not take up his cross and follow me is not worthy of me’ (Mt. 10:38). ⧾ Last Sunday, in our reflection on the...

Pope Benedict’s Audience on Saint Cyril

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 3 October 2007 Saint Cyril of Alexandria Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today too, continuing our journey following the traces left by the...

Radical Feminism and the Anti-Mary

“Yes. All murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus, and his European mother, and their white friends should also come down. They are...

No Stone Left Unturned: Thoughts on Ravi Zacharias’s Mission

On May 19, Ravi Zacharias died at his home in Atlanta from a rare cancer known as sarcoma which was found as a malignant...