Update on the Editor

As some may know, I am on a pilgrimage-holiday, first to my native Scotland (whence I write at present), then on down to Rome....

Faith as Common Sense

(A sermon of Father Daniel Callam for this Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)A theme common to Ezekiel and Saint Mark, the readings we have...

Irenaeus of Lyons, Bishop, Doctor and Martyr

Saint Irenaeus is the saint of the day, the vigil of Saints Peter and Paul.  He was bishop of Lyons in what is now France, a...

Our Brokeness and the Eucharist

While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take...

Jordan Peterson: Uncertain Prophet?

(The author here, a professor who wishes to remain anonymous for professional reasons, strikes a note of caution concerning the popular Dr. Jordan Peterson,...

Placating Tyrants and Playing Catch up with the Culture of Death

From Justin Trudeau’s eyebrow apparently falling off during a press scrum (apparently it may have been an optical illusion), to his tiff with President...

Sacred Heart and Choosing Wisely

Today, the vigil of the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart, is the World Day of Prayer for Priests, instituted by Pope Saint John Paul...

Wedding Cakes and Walking on Eggshells

A blessed feast of Saint Boniface, (+735) the 8th century Apostle of Germany and what is now Europe, of which he is now the...

Corpus Christ: A Feast for the Ages

A blessed and grace-filled solemnity of Corpus Christi to one and all, a feast that has a long and varied history dating back to...

Justin the Martyr

Saint Justin, who is called the 'martyr', was a pagan convert to Christianity, based in large part upon his investigation of the rational arguments...