Celebrating a Diversity of Vice

Another summer weekend, another 'gay pride' parade, this one with our Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, replete with his whole family, along with the representatives...

In search of lost time

Nothing really changes much anymore. In contrast to popular assumptions, the pace of actual cultural innovation and renewal, even with regard to what undeservedly...

Religion as Good, or Evil?

Richard Dawkins, like his intellectual forebears David Hume, Feurbach, Emile Zola and countless others, claims not to be religious. In saying so, he is...

The Games We Play: A Reflection on Competition vs. Sacrifice

Games. Always playing games. Filling up the mind with plotting, and our heart’s surge crested with the thrill. Our little games, so all-important to...

Tattoo You?

An interesting factoid I recently came across, one borne out by anecdotal evidence, is that 3 out of 10 Americans now have tattoos, and...
Pope St. John Paul II

Saint John Paul II’s Pentecost

Homily of His Holiness John Paul II Sunday, 31 May 1998, The Solemnity of Pentecost Credo in Spiritum Sanctum, Dominum et vivificantem:I believe in the Holy...

Reading the Letter to the Philippians

Father Joseph Koterski, S.J.  One of the distinctive traits of each letter by Saint Paul is his pattern of emphasizing some significant aspect of the...

Conclusion of the Marian Month of May

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI Lourdes Grotto, Vatican Gardens Monday, 31 May 2010   Dear Brothers and Sisters, I join you with great joy at the end of...

The Joyful Apostle of Rome

Today, May 26th, is the feast of one of my favorite saints, Philip Neri (1515-1595), born and raised in the renaissance city of Florence...

A Full Glimpse of Fulton J. Sheen

Destined to become the most famous American Catholic of the 20th century, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979) was born on a farm near El...