The Expurgated Bible

Do youngsters still read The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes? I recall gobbling them up when I was a lad. There is one that I...

John Paul II at Auschwitz: Lessons of Kolbe

APOSTOLIC PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND HOLY MASS AT THE CONCENTRATION CAMP HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS JOHN PAUL II Auschwitz-Bierkenau, 7 June 1979   1. "This is the victory that overcomes...

A Night in Paris

I had this romantic notion on the pilgrimage of sailing away from my native land, watching the ‘white cliffs of Dover’ recede into the...

The Inestimable Value of a Pilgrimage

Just as the beginning of wisdom is the fear of the Lord, we might say that the first step on the road to sanctity is...

Media, Bought and Sold

The mercantile nature of journalism has finally come full circle, as the newspapers (well, given that many publish in other media, we should call them 'news sources') are now begging for public subsidies.

Third Sunday of Easter and the Fulfillment of God’s Word

In the Nicene Creed we find the phrase, “ suffered death and was buried, and rose again . . .  in accordance with the...

The Layered Meaning of the Prodigal Son

In 1861, John William Burgon, the (Anglican) dean of Chichester cathedral, preached a sermon...

The Re-Consecration of England Through Our Lady of Walsingham

Tomorrow, March 29th, in the year of Our Lord 2020, five centuries after the beginning of what is known as the 'Protestant Reformation', England...

John Paul II at Lourdes

PILGRIMAGE OF HIS HOLINESS JOHN PAUL II TO LOURDES ON THE OCCASION OF 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PROMULGATION OF THE DOGMA OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION HOMILY OF THE HOLY...

Mission Sunday, Gospel, Church and Anti-Church

‘Give therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s’ (Mt. 22: 21). ⧾ Today is World Mission...