A Kinder Visitation

A blessed and joyous feast of the Visitation, commemorating the journey and meeting of the Virgin Mary to her ‘kinswoman’ Elizabeth, at her home...

Good and Bad Choices

Please do pray for Sister Maria Immaculata, of the Sisters of Our Lady Immaculate, one the alumni from Seat of Wisdom College, a young...

Love, and do what you will

I've been reading the Myers-Briggs personality profiles, assessing my personality, hoping that somewhere in the pages and pages of internet sources I will find the...

Blessed Are You

There are so many times in my life when I’ve never felt so blessed! I have a loving family, daily nourishment, and a God...

Anselm, Show Trials and Truth

Saint Anselm (+1109) was bishop of the see of Canterbury, back when it was still Catholic, and remained officially so until the predations of...

Half-Baked Mission?

When I was a child, I thought like a child, but when I became a man, I put away childish things… These words of Saint...

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...

Catholic culture

About two weeks ago, my family parked in a small town in Iowa. We chose this town because the church is within walking distance...

Demand reverence

Earlier this year a group of bishops from the Italian region of Tavoliere met with Pope Francis. Such meetings are held only every five...

Calvary: A Film Review

Directed by John Michael McDonagh Written by John Michael McDonagh In the credits at the end of Calvary (2014), interspersed among the endless lists of names, are still...