For Mom and Dad, On Their 50th

There never was a marriage with no pain But they let hurts be helps along the way To greater union, making faults their gain And forging gold...

Slouching Towards Babel

For all shall come to nothing that proceeds not from God. The Imitation of Christ, Thomas à Kempis  In the beginning, the Lord God instructed Man to go...

Russel Kirk vs. the Libertarians

Russell Kirk (1918-1994) was an eminent author whose many diverse talents as a novelist, short story writer, and essayist were celebrated in Bradley J....

Conclusion of the Marian Month of May

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI Lourdes Grotto, Vatican Gardens Monday, 31 May 2010   Dear Brothers and Sisters, I join you with great joy at the end of...

Random Reflections on Jacques Maritain

Recently I was startled to realize, it being so uneasy a reminder of my own mortality, that the eminent French philosopher Jacques Maritain has...

The sword of Damocles hangs over Europe

On July 13 1917 the three Portuguese children, Lucy, Francisco and Jacinta, heard from Virgin Mary “if people do not cease offending God, a...

Taking a Deep Breath

In light of the apparent scandals washing over the Church, readers should peruse and ponder this critical assessment of the recent Pennsylvania Report, which...

The Unspoken Heresy of Christ the Wimp

The powerlessness of Jesus.  In a word, it is one of our modern heresies, but it lies hidden in the heart because it is...

The Trojan Horse in the City of God

Homer's epic poem, The Iliad, is the story of the war waged by Greece against the city of Troy. Unable to vanquish the Trojans...

Feminist Follies – Part II

(tFollowing upon her first instalment in this three part-series, here Paula Adamick charts the advance of the feminist movement through the mid-20th century by...