For Mom and Dad, On Their 50th

There never was a marriage with no pain But they let hurts be helps along the way To greater union, making faults their gain And forging gold...

Foxes and Birds

A friend of mine and I have a long-standing debate about sermons. He prefers a straightforward approach, while I am more inclined to resort...

The Lasting Legacies of Peter and Paul

Keeper of the Keys Most readers are familiar with the various Gospel accounts of St. Peter as the Apostle specially chosen by Christ to “feed...

Adoring the Sacred Heart of Jesus

As part of the humanity of the Incarnate Word, the Sacred Heart is a creature.  Should, then, Jesus's Sacred Heart be accorded the adoration...

Saint Cyril and Our Lady

Today is the traditional feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, signified in one of the most famous ‘icons’ of the Virgin Mother, which,...

Come, Let us Adore Him

All ate and were filled. What was left over was gathered up, twelve baskets of broken pieces (Lk. 9:17).As we celebrate the Solemnity of...

Thomas More’s Option: Soul First, Then the Body

“If thou wilt be perfect, go sell what thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven” (Mt.19:21). Have I...

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....

Orestes Brownson on Socialism & the Church

Orestes Augustus Brownson (1803 –1876) was among the most original and powerful intellects of his era. A self-taught child prodigy who had memorized most...

In Thanks and Gratitude

Jun 10, 2019 Mary Mother of the Church Dear Readers and Supporters of Catholic Insight, A brief note to thank all of you who have responded to...