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...

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...