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...

Lenten Third Sunday Music: de Lassus and Chants

For this Third Sunday in Lent, given the circumstances of the world, the suggestions of Pater Ignotus include this setting of the seven penitential...

Prophetic Parodies

I’m not sure if that anti-rape dancing video we posted recently was a parody, but the influx of migrants does not seem to...

Sheen Delayed

As readers may have now read elsewhere, there has been an indefinite postponement of the proposed beatification of Bishop Fulton Sheen which, as prompted...

Christ the King’s Providential Passion

THE GOSPELS this year have come from the Gospel of Luke, and we finish on the feast of Christ the King with a section...

Pagan Idolatry and Catholic Fortitude

A writer must at times take back, or at least re-form, opinions once vaguely and lightly and perhaps too hastily held. Even the great...

People’s Republic of Insanity

Dr. Don DeMarco, a Canadian, conservative, orthodox philosophy professor - a rare bird - has penned an all-too-real description of the state of Canada...

Alas for Canada

What is one to say? The results speak for themselves, with the east more or less going 'liberal', the Prairies and Alberta going 'conservative',...