The Dedication of Saint John Lateran: A Call to Holiness

Brothers and sisters, you are God’s building. ... For God’s temple is holy, and you are that temple. (1 Cor 3:9, 17) Today we celebrate the...

Franco and the Progressive Rewriting of History

For more than a century now, the international communist movement has been hiding and sanitizing its own history while subjecting its opponents to relentless...

Mulling over Merton

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was a Trappist monk, theologian, poet, mystic, and the author of more than seventy books. Having lost both parents by the...

Tales of Canterbury

I hurtle in one of France’s TGV’s towards Rome, with ancient, stone-built French villages blurring by, nestled quite naturally in the breathtaking beauty of...

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...

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,...

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...

Flannery’s Faithful Fiction

Speed, not death, is the great leveller today. Travellers dash around the globe destroying by their visits the very sites and cultures they have...

Some Sliver of Hope for Ireland

What is one to say about the tragic vote in Ireland last Friday, on the day of the three saints (not one of whom...