Pope St. John Paul II

Urbi et Orbi 2002

(Here is the Christmas address of Pope Saint John Paul II, from way back in 2002, and the needs for which he prayed seventeen...
Lejeune

Without Fear: The Pro-Life Witness of Dr. Jérôme Lejeune

Addressing a United Nations conference on health in 1969 following his reception of the William Allen Award, Dr. Jérôme Lejeune, the discoverer of the...

The Light of the Incarnation in a Dark World

As Christmas approaches and this decade ends, it would be worth our while to consider the current situation we find the world in. The...

Fourth Sunday, Mary and Joseph

When Joseph awoke, he did as the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took his wife into his home (Mt. 1:24). ⧾ On...

The Last Sunday of Advent

  What follows is Pope Saint John Paul II's last Advent address, way back in 2004. He would go to his eternal reward three months...

An Open Letter to the French Speaking Bishops of Canada

(This is a crie-de-couer from a group of long-suffering young people in Quebec, hungering for the fullness of the Faith, of which they feel...

Holland’s Hallowed Jesuit

Second only to St. Boniface, St. Peter Canisius, born in Holland, is known as the apostle of Germany, Switzerland, Holland, and other northern European...

Personhood and Abortion:  A Historical Review in the Catholic Tradition

Introduction In 1973 the controversial Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in the United States.  In that first year alone, about 700,000 abortions...

Keeping Advent

There is a remnant of the former ways in the Church, in this church where there is no sign of Christmas, where the vestments...

Gaudete! The Third Sunday of Advent

‘Truly I tell you, among those born of women no one has arisen greater than John the Baptist; yet the least in the kingdom...