Mount Everest

It isn't the most difficult mountain to climb, but in many ways the most impressive. The top of the world, the highest spot one...

For if he were not expecting that those who had fallen would rise again, it would have been superfluous and foolish to pray for...

The Mystery Hidden For Ages in God, or, Why Aren’t Catholics Holier Than They...

On his visit to our college a number of years ago, the late Jesuit priest and scholar Father Koterski mentioned a book that he...

Astronomer, Physicist and Worlds Colliding

I have an article Catholic World Report, on the 'Astronomer, Physicist and Worlds Colliding'. Have a read, if you will - it will soon...

Saint Joseph Speaks to our Hearts

On March 19 we celebrate the solemnity of St Joseph, the Spouse of the Virgin Mary and the Custodian of the Redeemer. St Joseph...

I AM: A Poem

I AM the Way to heaven's road but you cannot come with such a load of things so heavy you think you knead where only living bread will feed. I AM the...

Live by Truth, or Die by Lies

We’re living in an era of obfuscation or, to frame the matter more bluntly, a veritable blizzard of lies, ones that are difficult to...

Vivaldi’s Juditha Triumphans

Juditha Triumphans is an oratorio by Antonio Vivaldi, the only one of four he is known to have written which survived. Its date of...

Any old woman can love God better than a doctor of theology can. (Saint Bonaventure, +1274)

Think well. Speak well. Do well. These three things, through the mercy of God, will make a man go to Heaven. (Saint Camillus de...