ISIS and Passion Sunday

ISIS attacked again yesterday, their favorite target, apparently, Christians, this time worshiping Coptics participating in Palm Sunday Mass.  Forty seven were killed in the...

Sainte Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face

Today we celebrate the Saint of the Little Way, a cloistered nun who died at the age of only twenty-four, having led a very...

Cultural Appropriation and the Shriveling of Free Speech

The days of free speech, as it was so quaintly called, fought for through the ages, seem to be drawing ever-closer to a sad...

The Salutary Reforms of Saint Pius X

We should pray today to Pope Saint Pius X (1835-1914) for all the woes we are currently facing in the Church. He too was...

Intolerant of Truth

“For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around...

A Personal Reflection on Truly Accompanying the Dying

(The following letter was sent to Catholic Insight in response to my brief posting on the letter of the Bishops of Atlantic Canada in...

A Lesson in Para Bellum: Knight of the Long Knives

History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes. – Mark TwainSi vis pacem, para bellum - If you want peace, prepare for war.This weekend...

Skeletons and Resurrection   Sedlec Ossuary and the Modern Paradox of Death...

    “It is quite impossible for a thinking being to imagine nonbeing, a cessation of thought and life. In this sense everyone carries the proof...

Jordan Peterson and the Catholic Faith

I want to begin with a caveat: I’m a fan of Dr. Jordan Peterson. I have listened to his lectures on personality, attended most...

Pope Saint John Paul’s 11th Station

THE ELEVENTH STATION Jesus is nailed to the Cross. V. Adoramus te, Christe, et benedicimus tibi. R. Quia per sanctam crucem tuam redemisti mundum.From the Gospel according...