Parents beware: The effects of teaching same-sex attraction during pre-adolescence

(At the request of the author, we are re-posting this reflection by Leeda Crawford from September 2010, sage advice for parents with children in...

C.S. Lewis Revisited

Arguably the two most influential Christian apologists of the twentieth century were G.K. Chesterton and C.S. Lewis. Both were accomplished essayists, novelists, poets, and...

The Fragility of Bridges and Covenants

As I was leaving Rome, watching out the window of the da Vinci airport, after five days of hot, sunny weather, the rain began...

Saving the Church

At the present time, in many countries the Church is in grave danger because of the contraceptive mentality and many other evils. To save...

Cultural Dis-Assimilation

It was reported amongst the Indo-Canadian community, and that is the far-away India, not the Native Canadians whose ranks were just increased by the...

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...

HiddleSwfit No More: Why Taylor Swift May Never Get Married

Alas, in earth-shattering news, the couple known as 'HiddleSwift' has broken up.  Yes, to you legions of fans (there have to be some out...

Eusebius, the anti-Arian Model Bishop

Saint Eusebius of Vercelli Dear Brothers and Sisters, This morning I invite you to reflect on St Eusebius of Vercelli, the first Bishop of Northern Italy...

Divine Mercy Sunday and the Pierced Side of Christ

‘Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe’… ‘My Lord and my God!’ (Jn. 20:18)). Today is Divine...

17th Sunday: The Perfect Sacrifice

Then Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated; so also the fish, as...