Sunday, February 25, 2018

14th Sunday: Sufficient grace

My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness. (2 Cor 12:9) I have always been intrigued by the meaning of these...

Faith of our Fathers: Church Militant

Frederick William Faber was a theologian, poet, writer, and priest who lived in Victorian England. The son of a Calvinist minister, he was born...

13th Sunday: The experience of suffering

For God created man for incorruption, and made him the image of his own eternity, but through the devil’s envy death entered the world,...

12th Sunday: Objective truth and the saving Word

Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? (Job 38:1) We do well to consider the meaning of this question, posed by God in...

The Mass as Spectacle

The visiting priest came with members of his Order and a few singers. They were there to raise money and awareness for their charity...

11th. Sunday: sacred liturgy

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name (Ps. 92). Our celebration of the Paschal Mystery in all...

Corpus Christi: The gift of the Holy Eucharist

 Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, so that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance. (Heb 9:14) As we celebrate the...

John Richmond Phillips RIP

John Richmond Phillips, the former longtime publisher and editor-in-chief of the now defunct farm journal Farm & Country has passed away. JP, as he...

Charlie Charlie: A wake-up call for sobriety

When I was a teenager in the early seventies, an older cousin introduced me to the Ouija Board. At first, I thought we were...

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Since you are children of God, God has sent into your hearts the Spirit of His Son, the Spirit who cries out: Abba, Father....