Athanasius, the Iota, and the Homoousion

Today is the memorial of one of the most heroic bishops in the history of the Church, the late, great Saint Athanasius (+373), a...

Married Saints

Glance at any catalogue of saints and you will be struck, as I was, at how few of them were married. There are Mary...

Are the Poor Blessed? L’Arche, Part II

Jesus lifted up his eyes on his disciples and said,“Blessed are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.Blessed are you that hunger...

The Revelation of Fatima

The 100th anniversary of Fatima is a significant one in the minds of many, not least due to the effect of the apparitions on...

Motion M103 and the Perilous Ambiguity of ‘Islamophobia’

Tomorrow, our noble Parliament will vote on Motion M103, which is a motion to get into a motion laws forbidding 'Islamaphobia'.  Said Motion is...

Benedict XVI and Thomas the Twin

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 27 September 2006 Thomas the twin Dear Brothers and Sisters, Continuing our encounters with the Twelve Apostles chosen directly by Jesus, today...

The Hundred Year War on the Family

Mere days after Our Lady’s final apparition at Fatima on October 13, 1917, the Bolsheviks took power over Russia and quickly established a totalitarian...

Irving Babbitt on Governing a Democracy

Irving Babbitt (1865-1933) was a literary critic and co-founder with Paul Elmer More of an early 20th century movement called the New Humanism. Babbitt...

The True Beauty of Liturgical Music

The tragic loss of beauty in liturgy we should not dismiss lightly, for if there is one thing we can glean from Scripture, and from...

A Philosophical Brexit

  Already the effects of the Brexit are rippling through the world:  The British currency has taken a record nosedive, the stock market is tottering,...