Joseph of Cupertino’s Ordinary Miracles

According to the laws of physics, a man - especially a full grown one - should not be able to fly. But are not...

The Good Shepherd and the Sinful Sheep

The saying is sure and worthy of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners – of whom I am...
Pope St. John Paul II

Pope Saint John Paul II Reflects on the Cross

(An excerpt from a homily preached by Pope Saint John Paul II in Lesotho, in 1988): In the Gospel of this feast we are witnesses...

Exalting in the Cross

We should glory in the Cross of our Lord Jesus, in whom is our salvation, life and resurrection, through whom we are saved and...

Against the New Integralists

Once upon a time, political discourse among orthodox Catholics was dominated by the old First Things school – Fr. Richard John Neuhaus, George Weigel,...

The Might of Mary Saves Vienna

As mentioned yesterday, it was either September 11th or  12th that commemorates the Battle of Vienna, the great victory in 1683 of the Christians...

Claver’s Fidelity

Today, in this latter part of summer, we honour Saint Peter Claver (+Sept. 8, 1654), a Jesuit priest in the first missionary fervour of...

The True Meaning of Happiness

In his message for the celebration of the 50th world day of peace, His Holiness Pope Francis stated that “the eight beatitudes (cf. Mt...

Our Lady’s Birthday

A blessed and joyful birthday to Mary, or at least, it would be, if it were not overshadowed this year by the Sunday. But a...

Debacle in Hong Kong and the Church

When Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced the withdrawal of the extradition bill that triggered the largest and longest protests in that city’s history, protest leaders...