16th Sunday: Liturgy of the Word

And He had compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd; and He began to teach them many things. (Mk 6:34) We begin...

15th Sunday: The call to repentance

So the twelve went out and proclaimed that all should repent. (Mk 6:13) The call to repentance is fundamental to the preaching of our Lord Jesus...

Faith of our Fathers: Church Militant

Frederick William Faber was a theologian, poet, writer, and priest who lived in Victorian England. The son of a Calvinist minister, he was born...

13th Sunday: The experience of suffering

For God created man for incorruption, and made him the image of his own eternity, but through the devil’s envy death entered the world,...

12th Sunday: Objective truth and the saving Word

Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? (Job 38:1) We do well to consider the meaning of this question, posed by God in...

The Mass as Spectacle

The visiting priest came with members of his Order and a few singers. They were there to raise money and awareness for their charity...

11th. Sunday: sacred liturgy

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...

John Richmond Phillips RIP

John Richmond Phillips, the former longtime publisher and editor-in-chief of the now defunct farm journal Farm & Country has passed away. JP, as he...

Charlie Charlie: A wake-up call for sobriety

When I was a teenager in the early seventies, an older cousin introduced me to the Ouija Board. At first, I thought we were...

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...