Saint Joseph’s Perpetual Virginity and the Apocrypha

Some time ago a good friend of mine asked me to write an article touching on the Perpetual Virginity of Saint Joseph and concerning...

Life Beyond the Sting of Death

There is surprisingly little in the Old Testament about the immortality of the soul. The later books talk about it, but the early books...

The Grace of Fatherhood

On Father’s Day, we celebrate the great grace of being a father; such a vocation means that a man is being entrusted by God,...

Eleventh Sunday: The Vital Necessity of the Mass

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...

Pope Benedict and Anthony of Padua

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Audience Hall Wednesday, 10 February 2010 Saint Anthony of Padua Dear Brothers and Sisters, Two weeks ago I presented St Francis of Assisi. This morning...

The Bible and the Big Bang

Recently I was asked by an atheist friend to point to just one passage in Scripture for which there is a single piece of...

Blessed Nicholas of Gesturi

The 8th of June also marks the liturgical memorial of Blessed Nicholas of Gesturi. Who was this lay brother? Why is his example so...

St. Michael of the Saints and the Mystical Exchange of Hearts

How do you calculate infinity? John Hopkin’s university Mathematician Emily Reil tried to explain the baffling concept of infinity to various audiences ranging from...

On the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

On this June 7th, 2024, the entire Church is celebrating the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, falling this year some 19...

Traditionalism, the Charismatic Renewal and the End of Christendom

Christendom is dead and God is calling His Church to rise up and rebuild His Church. I see myself as a “tradismatic” Catholic, to...